It is always interesting to compare stats over the years. You can see who the initial pioneers were and where the trends guide the overall global demand. Pricing and availability play a big factor as can be seen by Androids rise. Apple targets the more affluent audiences.
BBM now available on both iOS and Android
Blackberry Messenger (BBM) app was released this week and there were over 10 million downloads in the first 24 hours. They are hoping to be one of the leading private social networks for people who need immediate communication and IM with privacy. You have the ability to share videos, images, and text in real time. You can also chat with groups as large as 30 people at once. That is definitely a nice feature. Other competitive apps would be WhatsApp which claim to have 350 million active users and also Kik Messenger with 80 million.
Google’s latest Chromebook 11 now available, basically a Nexus 10 with a keyboard
The latest Google laptop (HP Chromebook 11) was released with a primary goal of affordability. At only $279 this 11.6″ laptop sports a 1366×768 IPS display (non-touch) and a multi-colored light bar on the lid. It comes in black or white plastic (not metal) with a choice of the 4 Google standard colors as an accent (red, blue, green, yellow). It does have a magnesium frame to help maintain structure. Under the hood is a dual-core processor, 2 GB of RAM, and 16 GB SSD storage. It’s basically a Nexus 10 with a keyboard attached to it. Lol.
We need Microsoft Office on iPad and Android Tablets
Windows has been the preferred platform for Microsoft applications, especially in the business community. It remains very important. Already released was a version of Office for iPhones however they are leaving money on the table by not bringing their productivity suite to tablets and androids.
10 Fun Boardgames to Play on your iPad, Great When Travelling!
Before travelling, always great to be prepared. Here is something to add to your checklist. Download boardgames which help for those long waits (airports, line-ups, keeping the kids busy). Many traditional boardgames have been brought over to phones and tablets. Due to the larger screen size, tablets are much better suited. Here is an alphabetical list of iPad apps to consider trying out.
How to Delete All Emails on an iPhone or iPad
I was doing some testing and could not figure this out. After a lot of Googling, I finally came across some undocumented information that worked. The “Mail” application in iOS has certain unobvious features. Personally I would put a “Select All” button or a little check mark at the top of the list, that would have …