Good, eh? Mr Ballmer, the man who took over from Bill Gates at the helm of the least fashionable technology company in the world, ever, announced his departure from Microsoft at the weekend. Almost immediately the share price soared and with tech nous like that, well, you can sort of see why. Continue reading “An Analysis of Microsoft and Google Corporate Stategy (and a laugh!)” »
Originally posted 2013-01-22 03:23:46. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
“The price that most developers will pick is free,” said Steve Jobs, late co-founder of Apple, when he launched a store for iPhone applications in 2008. Apple and software developers had “exactly the same interest, which is to get as many apps out in front of as many iPhone users as possible,” he said.
Five years later, the gadget goliath has proved there is money to be made in shunting out goods for nothing. Since its inception, more than 50bn apps have been downloaded by iPhone and iPad owners, generating $9bn (£5.8bn) for software engineers. Apple, which takes a 30% cut of all paid-for applications, has pocketed $3.9bn.
Continue reading “Google vs Apple – Round two goes to Google!” »
Originally posted 2012-10-14 01:30:54. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
A lack of new product releases in the first half of the year from market leaders such as Apple had forced IDC to trim its expectations, while the growing popularity of large-screen smartphones, such as the Samsung Galaxy Note, had also hindered growth of the larger format.
The rise of the “phablet”, as smartphones with bigger screens are colloquially called, has been one of the trends of the consumer electronics sector this year.
Continue reading “Tablets are dead… Long live the Phablet?” »
Originally posted 2013-08-31 18:39:21. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
With new apps entering the market on a daily basis, struggling to compete with a few thousands other apps for your attention, certain apps can be referred to as essentials for any one that intends to travel, especially when the destination is a foreign country. Some of the best travel apps in 2013 will include the following: Continue reading “Amazing Travel Apps of 2013” »
Originally posted 2013-10-29 12:24:12. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
Are your blog posts boring? Think about it. Would you want to read your blog? If the answer is no, you need to figure out why. There are thousands upon thousands of bloggers out there. They saturate the internet and make it almost impossible to do something new. If you can think of a subject, you can be sure that you’ll find a blog out there covering it. Diversity is your friend, though, and don’t you forget it. Without a little healthy competition, you would get lazy. Making your blog stand out from the crowd means making it different and interesting to your readers. Here is an awesome guide to writing blogs. Continue reading “Is Your Content Boring? An Awesome Guide To Writing Incredible Blog Posts” »
Originally posted 2014-12-03 00:17:32. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
Using the touchscreens, children find it easy to open game apps and control them using swiping and prodding controls. But some titles, though free to download, often ask for additional payments to buy added features within the games, often at the touch of a button.
The Californian company has come under fire after many customers complained they had received bills for hundreds or even thousands of pounds because of their children inadvertently making purchases.
Continue reading “The closed system: How Apple doesn’t want 13 year old customers” »
Originally posted 2012-07-26 01:54:58. Republished by Blog Post Promoter