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Apple on Tuesday was assigned a patent detailing an interactive flexible device display that uses built-in sensors to detect bends or panel movement, which triggers a server request for multimedia content. Source: USPTO As published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Apple's U.S Patent No. 8,855,727 for a "Mobile electronic device with an adaptively responsive flexible display" describes a unique interactive device panel capable of triggering various system tasks,...
Apple rival Samsung on Tuesday warned investors of an upcoming slide in quarterly profits that could amount to a 60 percent decline from the same time last year, blaming the slump on a squeeze in both high and low ends of the mobile phone sector. Samsung's Galaxy Alpha smartphone. According to Re/code, Samsung Electronics said in a note to investors that it plans to report an operating profit of $3.8 billion for the third quarter of 2014, foreshadowing what could be the...
In an update to its developer portal on Monday, Apple revealed 47 percent of iOS devices tracked through the App Store are running the latest iOS 8, a change of only one percent over the past two weeks. As of Oct. 5, iOS 8 distribution equaled that of last year's iOS 7, with each OS version running on 47 percent of devices registered with the iOS App Store. Apple announced the latest statistics through its App Store support webpage for developers. The metric compares...
A purported Apple iPhone 6 prototype put up for auction on eBay last week is currently commanding a high bid of more than $100,000 with a little under three days left to go. Purported iPhone 6 prototype. | Source: eBay As noted in the auction's listing, the unassuming 64GB silver iPhone 6 is claimed to be a testing device as the smartphone holds no external markings and runs a developer app suite instead of Apple's new iOS 8. The online auction site played host to...
Google on Monday issued an update to its popular Gmail client for iOS, bringing compatibility for the Retina HD displays found in Apple's latest iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus handsets. A minor update, Gmail for iOS version 3.1415926 adds native screen resolution support for Apple's 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus, meaning users no longer need to rely on iOS for scaling up graphics and text. Prior to today's update, Google's mobile email client had to be...
A trio of interesting updates hit the App Store recently as the New York Times announced on Monday that it will makes content in its popular NYT Now app available for free this week, 1Password gained native support for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, and Angry Birds Star Wars II was on the receiving end of a major content update. NYT Now The Grey Lady will make its selected NYT Now content available for free in conjunction with National News Engagement Day. Users will...
Colorful T-Mobile chief John Legere called demand for Apple's new iPhone 6 "unbelievable" during a recent interview, later hinting that the scrappy fourth-place wireless carrier may have profited from the launch more than any other. T-Mobile CEO John Legere "We have 15 share points which means as this game goes on, all we need to is gain X amount of share periodically," Legere said of his company's position in the market at the annual GeekWire summit. "So when you get...
GT Advanced Technologies Inc., a sapphire manufacturer who won a massive $578 million prepayment from Apple, announced on Monday that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy court protection. The company said it plans to continue conducting business as usual as it attempts to "resolve its current issues." The company had $85 million in cash as of Sept. 29. Trading of GTAT stock was halted Monday morning in advance of the announcement. Once trading resumed, shares...
Personal computing pioneer Hewlett-Packard announced on Monday that it plans to split into two publicly traded Fortune 50 companies: one that will focus on enterprise technology and services, and another that will offer consumer-focused products and printers. The two companies will be identified as Hewlett-Packard Enterprise and HP Inc. The transition is expected to be completed by the end of the company's fiscal 2015. Hewlett-Packard Enterprise will offer servers,...
Graphics software giant Adobe on Monday overhauled nearly every one of its existing iOS app offerings, and added a number of new options including Premiere Clip --?a new mobile video editing app -- that tie into the company's Creative Cloud platform. Adobe Premiere Clip Premiere Clip represents Adobe's first entrance into iOS-based video editing, and can be used both independently and as a companion for the Premiere desktop app. Adobe says that projects begun on the...
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