iOS (Apple)


iOS 9 Code Points to iPad Pro

by Tom Allen

More evidence has been uncovered, which points to Apple developing a larger ‘iPad Pro’. New iOS 9 beta code, discovered by Taiwanese iOS developer Hiraku Wang, points to a 12.9″ tablet with 2732 x …

Tags:iOS (Apple)| iPad| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 25

Apple Builds Bigger, Better Ecosystem at WWDC 2015

by Tom Allen

Apple’s WWDC has been and gone again, but this year’s event was unlike those in the recent past – because there were no new product announcements. Instead, like Google at Google I/O in May, …

Tags:Apple| Apple Watch (iWatch)| Events| iOS (Apple)| iPad| iPhone| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 24

What are Wearables for Anyway – Wearable-Flexible Display Market Update (WF7)

by Phillip Wright

The Wearable-Flexible Market Focus Conference organized by IHS at SID’s 2015 Display Week included a presentation by IHS analysts that touched on What are Wearables for Anyway and a Wearable-Flexible Display Market Update. Coming …

Tags:Android| Android Wear| Apple| iOS (Apple)| Large Display Monitor| Market Data| Mobile Display Monitor| Monetization| Operating Systems| SID Display Week 2015| Tizen| Vol 22 - Issue 24| Wearable Market| Wearables

Emerging Markets Drive Smartphone Shipments in Q1

by Tom Allen

Smartphone sales in Q1’15 rose 19.3% YoY, to 336 million units, says Gartner. Emerging markets – excluding China – led growth, with the fastest-rising regions named as emerging APAC, Eastern Europe, the Middle East …

Tags:Android| Apple| BlackBerry| Gartner| Huawei| iOS (Apple)| Lenovo| LG Electronics (LGE)| Mobile Display Monitor| Samsung| Smartphone Market| Vol 22 - Issue 22| Windows

Apple Readying Google Competitor

by Tom Allen

9to5Mac says that Apple is preparing ‘a major new iOS initiative’ known as Proactive, to challenge Google Now. The software will use Siri, Contacts, Calendar, Passbook and third-party apps. It will apparently replace the …

Tags:Apple| Google| iOS (Apple)| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 23

Saturated Markets Slow Smartphone Growth

by Tom Allen

After rising 27.6% YoY in 2014, smartphone shipment growth is expected to slow to 11.3% this year, says IDC. However, while overall growth will continue to decelerate, certain markets will experience strong growth in …

Tags:Android| Apple| IDC| iOS (Apple)| Mobile Display Monitor| Smartphone Market| Vol 22 - Issue 22| Windows| Worldwide

Gauging the Wearable Device User Experience

by Phillip Wright

Wearable devices continue to attract consumers’ attention and perhaps even more so after the Apple Watch went on sale April 24. However, reported production delays have limited deliveries to some customers. The recent availability …

Tags:Android Wear| Force Sensing| Gesture Recognition| GUIs| iOS (Apple)| Touch| Touch Controllers| Touch Interfaces| Vol 22 - Issue 21| Wearables

Android Passes Half of Mobile Web Traffic

by Tom Allen

NetMarketShare is a company tracking usage of more than 40,000 websites worldwide. Recently – July 2014 – Android finally passed iOS in terms of web traffic. Since that time, the OS has built up …

Tags:Android| iOS (Apple)| Market Data| Mobile Display Monitor| Operating Systems| Vol 22 - Issue 20

Windows Approaches 5% Market Share in Tablets

by Tom Allen

The continued fall in tablet ASPs has given Chinese suppliers – with price advantages and higher flexibility – a chance to rise in the market, says Taiwan’s MIC. The majority of branded and white-box …

Tags:Android| iOS (Apple)| Mobile Display Monitor| Operating Systems| tablets| Vol 22 - Issue 18| Windows| Worldwide

US Smartphone Shares Flat From 2014

by Tom Allen

In the three months ending in February 2015, smartphones had penetrated almost 77% of the US market, according to Comscore – up 5% on the September – November 2014 period. The result represented 186.3 …

Tags:Android| Apple| BlackBerry| HTC| iOS (Apple)| LG Electronics (LGE)| Market Data| Mobile Display Monitor| Motorola| Samsung| Smartphone Market| Smartphones| USA| Vol 22 - Issue 16| Windows

iOS 9 Expected at WWDC 2015

by Tom Allen

Apple has announced the date of its Worldwide Developer Conference. For 2015 the event will take place on 8th June, at the Moscone Centre in San Francisco. The tagline this year is ‘The epicenter …

Tags:Apple| Back Panel| Events| iOS (Apple)| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 16