iPad remains the number one tablet according to J.D. Power
Many take J.D. Power’s satisfaction surveys as the “de facto” source of approval from consumers, taking into account; Performance, Ease of Operation, Styling and Design, Features, and Cost.
Almost consistently dominated by a certain Californian-based company, will Volume 1 of the “2013 U.S. Tablet Satisfaction Study” prove any different?
Nope, Apple’s iPad is still up there at the top. The iOS-based device scoring a fantastic 836 on a 1000-point scale; customers are clearly very...
Apple maintains lead in tablet share but Android catching up
A new report from ABI Research has revealed that Apple has lost some of its huge tablet lead, however it still beats the rest of the competition.
As part of ABI Research’s Media Tablets and eReaders research service, the report finds that Apple had 55% tablet shipments, although that share is the lowest since Apple launched the iPad in 2010.
Android, contrastingly, has 44% tablet shipment share. Nearly 14% of Apple’s share was given up to competitors such as Amazon, Google and Samsung.
iPad dominates tablet video consumption
Almost all of the online videos watched on tablets were on iPads in the last quarter, according to a new report.
Digital TV specialist Oolaya’s quarterly Global Online Video Index report found that 88% of videos watched on connected devices were viewed on TVs and games consoles, up from 57% in the previous quarter.
Tablet viewing was dominated by iPad. In fact, since the launch of the latest iPad, the amount of video watched on tablets has increased by a quarter. “iPads presently account for 95%...
When is a TV not a TV? (Part Two)
For part two of “When is a TV not a TV”, we’ll be looking at what constitutes TV nowadays.
By the time I get home late at night (from working those 20 hour days *cough*), any of the shows I would have wanted to watch are long past their regular broadcast times. That’s the problem the PVR/DVR/TiVo solves, right?
Not always. I don’t have every channel, nor am I always near a TV set. What is more conveniently available is WiFi and a supple data plan for when a hotspot...
When is a TV not a TV (when is a television not a television)?
Last night I logged on to MLB.tv as usual to watch a San Francisco Giants game with my 9 year old son. They beat the Padres 2-1 by the way. The way we watch MLB at home is via a regular laptop plugged into our TV. The feed from MLB streams over the internet and is in HD.
As I was staring at the logo MLB.tv I started...
Complete Guide to Ipad Use: Useful Ipad HD Crib Card
Guide to Using Ipad HD: The Ipad is amazing but sometimes a little confusing . These useful Ipad Hardware Crib cards will show you what the Ipad Home screen App Icons mean and do. Tell you what each of the Ipad 2/HD hardware buttons do,help you find your way around the Ipad home screen , give you advice about using the Ipad keyboard and how to copy and paste using the Ipad software.
Mubaloo's iPad 3 predictions: What would you like to see?
With Apple’s iPad 3 keynote only one day away, everyone is making their own predictions. The rumour mill is running at full capacity, and many agree that a product launch is to be expected within the next two months. However, debate is raging about what the device will look like and what exciting new features the Cupertino boffins have included.
Leading UK app developer, Mubaloo, make their predictions:
- Double size retina display. This is likely to push the iPad in line with the HD boundaries creating the first iPad HD.
- 4G LTE compatibility for iPad 3 will enable faster data...
iPad’s Entrance into Enterprise Is a Warning Sign For SaaS Companies
Stanford University make app development course available for free
The US institution has posted six lectures lasting an hour each,...
Apple to overhaul products next year, sources claim
Apple is planning to update all of its product lines in 2012, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.
This could result in the introduction of completely new designs by the company, rather than upgrades for existing...
Apple promises fix for iPhone 4S/iOS battery flaw
After weeks of complaints from unhappy customers, Apple has finally confirmed that some users of the iPhone 4S and iOS 5 are experiencing poor battery life as a result of a software bugs.
A statement released earlier today by Apple said: “A small number of customers have reported lower-than-expected battery life on iOS 5 devices. We have found a few bugs that are affecting battery life, and we will release a software update to address those in a few weeks.”
Users have been growing increasingly...
Developers can create apps with EMI sandbox
EMI Music and The Echo Nest have announced a partnership to give application developers the chance to get involved with music and related content.
The collaboration will create and manage ‘sandboxes’ for developers to access music content and information, in order to build apps around artists, music, videos and artwork.
Developers will register for an API key and submit app concepts and ideas. Once approved, the app will be released by...
Zeebox offers new social TV platform for app developers
Created by Anthony Rose, the man behind BBC's iPlayer, Zeebox combines live programme information and real-time viewing figures, whilst having access to social networks.
Its API will be open for developers to add apps to its
Freeview goes mobile with new apps for iPad and Android
Digital TV service Freeview has announced the release of a new app for both Android and iPad as well as an update for the iPad app.
Viewers will be able to access TV listings for each Freeview channel as well as enable watch-list sharing through social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook as well as email. An additional social media feature that is also included allows users to see which programmes are trending on Twitter. Reminders for favourite shows can also be set up and viewed offline,...
iPad app instrument is featured in Bjork's new album
Bjork may be known for her 'out there' musicality as well as her unusual fashion sense but the Icelandic singer has gone a step further with her latest release which features an iPad app being played as an instrument.‘Biophillia', is available to download on the NPR website and the artist is inviting listeners to play the app on their own iPads.Bjork is also allowing all 10 tracks to be listened to on the website for free. Fans can then buy the whole album or opt to purchase specific tracks.While her music is often referred...