Apple enjoyed record market share in China during the three months ending in February according to a new report from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech. iPhone 6 was the number one selling smartphone in China during the period, and iOS grew its market share to 27.6 percent, up from 17.9 percent in the year ago period—Android lost 9.4 percent share, but still ruled the market with 70.9 total share.
The Omni Group is taking its iPhone and iPad apps and smashing them together into universal apps that run on both devices. The the latest to reap the benefits of those efforts is OmniFocus 2.1 for the iPad, which now runs on the iPhone, too.
Today's Quick Tip is about configuring recurring alarms within iOS. Using this, you won't have to go in and manually toggle an alarm to be sure you'll be awakened when you need to be. Hey, we all hate being woken up in the mornings, but maybe this'll make us hate it a tiny bit less! …OK, probably not.
The base numbered iPhone series, the iPhone 4,5 and 6 have been major upgrades. The "s" iPhones, the iPhone 4s, 5s and presumably the 6s, are incremental improvements. Still, they have been and must continue to be compelling enough to get people to consider upgrading after just one year. What might Apple have up its sleeve this time?
In today's Quick Tip, Melissa Holt is going to cover how we can manually adjust our iPhone or iPad's camera exposure under iOS 8. Heck, she's even gonna throw in a bunch more suggestions for using the Camera app, so come check it out!
Game of War—the mobile-only MMO (massively multiplayer online game) for iOS and Android—features a number of "Events" that are key to leveling your empire and growing your army. One of the most important is the Casino Event, both the Solo version and the Inferno Solo version. Completed properly, these events are the single most profitable events in the game, but you have to do them right. Bryan Chaffin shows you how.
Apple has expanded its in-store trade-in program to include non-Apple smartphones. That trade-in program will now accept even that lame Android device you weren't able to give away to your friends and family.
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People are already switching from Android to iOS in impressive numbers, this is just another way for Apple to pave the road to iOS.
Check out the Wireless Bluetooth Cloud Buds, ear buds designed for working out, running on a treadmill, or cooking dinner when you don't want to be attached to your device. They form a seal for blocking outside noise, and they are designed so that they won't tangle. These retail for $109, but through our deal you can get them for $24.99, a 77 percent discount. The deal ends in a few days, though, so grab them if you want them.
Light trails on an iPhone? Easy! Vern Seward Shows you how in this week's iPhoneography 101.
Check out the Bobine, a very clever approach to a charging cable and dock for your Lightinging iPhone. It's a flexible cable that will stay where you put it, even supporting your iPhone in the process. That makes it a highly adjustable dock, a tripod, and a charger, all in one. It's MFi-certified, and features a military-grade nickel-plated steel design. Through our deal, you can get it for $24.99.
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