While the Pentagon was previously heavily equipped BlackBerry, the U.S. administration will now open its doors to iPhone and Android devices. Indeed, the Pentagon announced the opening of its secure network to mobile devices Apple and Google. This should be more than 100,000 iPhone, iPad, Android smartphones and tablets that should be used on the network in February 2014.
Currently, the Pentagon’s network account for only 470,000 BlackBerry, 41,000 iOS and 8700 Android smartphones /tablets. With the opening of the two mobile operating systems most popular in the market, the Pentagon wants above all to simplify the work of its employees. A specific application store is also developed in-house to propose appropriate software for both platforms. Ultimately, the Pentagon’s network should be able to withstand 8 million connected devices.
Apple has launched the iOS 6 with its own Maps app leaving Google Map aside. It becomes so upset to see that the Maps application on iOS 6 is inaccurate. Of course we can use it as source. But now we are lucky to hear that Google Map can be used on iOS 6 but for jailbroken devices only.
It is the result of our developer Ryan Petrich. He posted video today with description as “old Google-powered Maps mostly works on iOS 6.0 with a little trickery.”
He needs more time to stabilize the application before publicized it since now it is easy crashed. We can expect this app sooner or later.
Google doesn’t want to wait for iPhone 5 to release the new YouTube app for iOS since now it is already available. The new app comes with several remarkable improvements that everyone can be ready to upload their videos as well as enjoy the friendly interface.
Here is what you can do with the new app: access your account, manage playlists, upload and view the entire catalog of movies. User also can expose themselves with other social network including Facebook and Twitter, and read comments and subtitles while viewing the movie.
HTC prepares to stop doing business in Brazil which was revealed by the Brazilian magazine Exame. The news was confirmed in the last hour by a spokesman at the Taiwanese company that has identified in the poor sales results on the ground that led to the decision to discontinue the distribution of smartphones in the country. HTC has already announced its decision last week in several of its employees working in the area. It will not be affected by the inevitable staff cuts employees that HTC will continue to offer support services and technical assistance with regard to the terminals already on the market. The presence of HTC in Brazil has never been too pronounced, the catalog of the Taiwanese, currently includes only two models: HTC Wildfire S and HTC Ultimate (Titan). The range of recent HTC One smartphones is reported to be coming, but, in light of recent developments, the market becomes very unlikely.
Apple has limited the ability of Siri to search nearby location to
only in United States. Of course using Siri to search for restaurant, hotel, park, and more is absolutely interesting. If you are living outside United States and willing to enjoy this feature, you can install International Locations for Siri which will enable the function to search location outside United States.
International Locations for Siri required your jailbreak devices, running on iOS 5+, and of course Siri. In addition, you still need to install AssistantExtensions.
International Locations for Siri is available on Cydia for $0.99 with BigBoss repository.
Apple has done very well with the introduction of iCould with the iOS 5 and now to boost the success into another operation system (OS X), Apple is looking for 15 new engineers.
There 15 positions will cover different work including infrastructure, Game Center, Java, Windows, and more. In this regard, Apple is working on a new support of iCloud for both iOS and OS X users.
If Apple manages to get this work done well, we are pretty sure to see more users using iCloud since now there are over 100 millions actives users already.
We have seen the high growth of Android since the beginning of 2011 pushing as high around 60% but seems like the number start to decrease to 46.9% when Apple introduces the new mobile phone model iPhone 4S.
The popularity of Android started to decline in Q4 of 2011 from 61.1% to 46.9% which is a very serious decrease meanwhile iOS rose from 25.1% to 44.5% in the same period. This is a very good performance of Apple with the new iPhone 4S which totally prove that iPhone 4S is very popular now.
We are waiting to see the new generation iPhone and iPad if they can attract the attention of more users or not.
Android keeps growing in good trend that more and more people enjoy using this phone with their daily activity that the most recent information shows that Android exceeded iPhone accessing Facebook. This number was calculated by December 2011. It clearly show the success of Android in the market.
Approximately there are 57,600,000 iOS devices access to Facebook daily but Android gets about 58,800,000 active users. The number is so closed but this fast growing Android should be better in the near future.
It should not be surprise to see this information since now there are more Android smartphones and tablets in the market than iOS devices thanks to the many manufactures and product distribution channels which can reach more customers around the globe.
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Evernote for iallows you to easily share individual notes with friends and colleagues on Twitter, Facebook and email. Although the sharing of notes is a great thing, sometimes you’d like to make a note in a shared private. Now Evernote for iOS lets you do. To stop sharing a note that you shared, select Share icon at the bottom of the note and select End Sharing. That note will not be shared. Now you can revoke sharing of shared every note in every version of Evernote.
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Android and iOS capture 58% of portable gaming revenue in 2011 climbing from 19% in 2009. It is quite surprise to see such fast improvement by these two OS. Actually it should say that these result is widely thank to Steve Jobs. He revolutionized the mobile phone platform meanwhile boosting they way we are enjoying out smartphone as a portable gaming units.