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  1. Maura

    iOS 11 Now Installed on 76% of Apple Devices

    MacRumors writes that Apple has today announced on its App Store support page for developers that iOS 11 is now installed on 76% of devices. This represents an increase of 11% from January 2018, when iOS 11 was installed on 65% of devices, and up 24% from November last year, when it was...
  2. Maura

    Android Security Head Boasts The Platform is Now Safer Than its Rivals

    The head of Security at Android, David Kleidermacher, has proclaimed in his introduction to the 2017 Year in Review of Android Security that Google’s Android platform is now just as secure as iOS, and possibly even more secure. 9to5 Mac writes that Kleidermacher stated to CNET that “Android...
  3. A

    A quick hello..

    Just a quick post to say hi.. Changing my phone soon from, as my name suggests, android to iPhone and looking for advice and help. Ste..
  4. N

    Android Picture Messages Come through as Group Chat

    I have an iPhone 7 Plus running IOS 10.3.1, When I receive a picture message from an Android phone, it comes as a group message between me, myself and the person that sent it. It doesn't happen from iPhones. It just started happening. One day it worked normal and then the next day it started...
  5. M

    Not receiving messages from Android users

    My friend has an Iphone 5c and about a week ago she stopped getting messages from Android users but they can get her messages. Any ideas on how to fix this? Thanks
  6. Maura

    Android App Shows That at Least 10 Million Android Users Have Switched to iPhone

    Phone Arena reports on an Android App in the Google Play Store that reveals that at the very least 10 million Android users have switched over to iPhone in the past 2 years. The app, Move to iOS, helps Android users to easily make the transition from Android phone to iPhone, moving content and...
  7. Maura

    More Talk That Apple Has Been Working on iMessage for Android

    Earlier in the year rumours started to surface that Apple was working on a version of iMessage for Android, with talk of an announcement at Apple’s WWDC. When this announcement failed to materialise, the rumours quietened down a little. Until today, that is, with MacRumors reporting that noted...
  8. Maura

    New Research Shows That iPhones Fail More Than Android Phones

    BGR reports today on some interesting research from Blancco Technology Group (BTG) regarding device performance. BTG collected performance data from millions of mobile phones in 2016 Q2 using its mobile diagnostic tools. BTG then used the data to find out how often, and why, smartphones fail...
  9. Maura

    Galaxy Note 7 Lags Behind iPhone 6s in Benchmarks

    Samsung is understandably proud of its new Galaxy Note 7, and the reviews have certainly been rapturous as always, but as BGR writes, despite Samsung's latest phablet's much-touted many bells and whistles, it still isn’t as fast as the year-old iPhone 6s. PhoneBuff performed a simple...
  10. Maura

    iOS 9 Adoption Rate Reaches 87%

    iDownload Blog reports that according to Apple’s latest figures, the iOS 9 adoption rate has now reached 87% of iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices, representing a 1-point gain from a month ago. In this same period, iOS 8 fell from 11% to 10% of devices, possibly signifying that upgrades could...
  11. Maura

    U.S. Army Special Operations Command Ditches Android for iPhone

    According to Military.com’s DoDBuzz, via MacRumors, the U.S. Army Special Operations Command is planning to switch to using iPhones instead of Samsung-branded Android phones for its Tactical Assault Kits. Apparently the reason for the switch is because the Samsung Android phones are simply not...
  12. M

    I moved to iOS (6s+); these are the things I miss about Android

    I had the Nexus 6P, but as I take a lot of video, the lack of OIS really was a killer for me, so I made the jump to iOS to see which one I prefer. I'm still a baby iOS user, but I do feel like it's superior, but there are a few things I miss from Android (a.k.a. Nexus 6P). EDITED - no website links
  13. C

    Need photos off broken iphone!!! Help????

    Long story story short my ex smashed up my iphone with all the photos of my daughter on. The phone is in 2 pieces. My photos are backed up on icloud (i think) but dont have access to a computer yet. Also my iphone had a password on, will this stop me from accessing the photos as i cant type it...
  14. A

    Android power user thinking about switching to iPhone - questions

    I am an Android power user (rooted, phone, always tinkering and changing stuff). Thinking about switching to iPhone 6S Plus. Some questions : 1) I use Firefox on my Android phone and love how my history, bookmarks, passwords, and tabs are synced with my Windows computer. I don't see Firefox in...
  15. Maura

    “Move to iOS” Android App is Rebranded Migration Software

    According to AppleInsider, Android blog Phandroid has been examining the new Move to iOS Android migration app and has found that it is actually a rebranded version of a previous app from UK company Media Mushroom, called Copy My Data, which is currently still available on the Google Play Store...
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