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Nougat surpasses KitKat to become third most popular version of Android

8 days ago   |   By MobileSyrup

While most of the world was watching Apple unveil its new lineup of iPhones yesterday, Google quietly updated its developer dashboard with the latest Android distribution numbers. Compared to past months , the Android landscape didn't change too much in September. Between 7.0 and 7.1, Nougat's total share of Android increased a modest 2.3 percentage points. All other versions of Google's operating system saw their percentage of the total Android pie decline. Of all the past versions of Android, KitKat witnessed the most precipitous drop. Following a 0.9 percentage point decline, Google...
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U.S. wireless carriers dial back discounts on new iPhones

U.S. wireless carriers dial back discounts on new iPhones

8 days ago   |   By Reuters

U.S. consumers who want Apple Inc's newest iPhones, including its most expensive model yet, the iPhone X, may find fewer deals as wireless carriers are less willing to offer subsidies on devices in a saturated market.
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Mingis on Tech: For the new iPhones, 'X' marks the spot

8 days ago   |   By Computerworld

Well, that was both enticing and disappointing - enticing because the upcoming iPhone X is just about everything the rumor mongers said it would be, disappointing because no one will get their hands on one until November. In case you were under a rock Tuesday, Apple unveiled its iPhones as expected, rolled out the new Apple Watch Series 3, announced that iOS 11 will be available Sept. 19 and even threw in a 4K-capable Apple TV for good measure. To read this article in full or to leave a comment,
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What is Apple's Portrait Lighting and how does it work on iPhone?

What is Apple's Portrait Lighting and how does it work on iPhone?

8 days ago   |   By Pocket-lint

One way Apple differentiates its latest, premium iPhones over other models is by giving them exclusive features.This year, Apple has come up with a new camera feature known as Portrait Lighting. It's supposed make it easier for you to take photographs...
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'It's a game changer': the new iPhone has marketers bullish on augmented reality

'It's a game changer': the new iPhone has marketers bullish on augmented reality

8 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Marketers are bullish on augmented reality, with both Apple and Google embracing it.
Lowe's, Ikea and Cambria are a few brands already toying with their own apps.
Brands expect AR to take off because it has a lower barrier to entry and can be scaled easily.
Apple CEO Tim Cook is not the only one that's bullish on augmented reality. Marketers are suddenly dreaming big about AR.
Apple is all set to roll out iOS 11 next week, which among other things , will enable the iPhone's camera to integrate graphics into the real world. And several major brands, including Lowe's, Ikea and Cambria will...
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Pornhub stats reveal Apple fans went nuts for the iPhone X

Pornhub stats reveal Apple fans went nuts for the iPhone X

8 days ago   |   By The Next Web

Apple fans sure love a decent piece of hardware - or so does Pornhub traffic stats suggest. So much so, it turns out a significant chunk of people were more excited to tune it to yesterday's iPhone reveal event than to browse smut flicks. The porn heavyweight reports it saw a massive drop in traffic during the annual Apple keynote, which introduced the long-desired iPhone X. While the decline was most noticeable in the US, the same tendency unfolded worldwide. According to stats TNW obtained from Pornhub, the site saw a seven-percent decrease in traffic on American soil at 1PM ET...
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Apple might be right to undersell augmented reality

Apple might be right to undersell augmented reality

8 days ago   |   By The Verge

One of Apple's most interesting new mobile updates is an augmented reality toolkit called ARKit, which will show up on iPhones and iPads next week with iOS 11. Even before the official release, developers have used ARKit to realize some pretty clever ideas . But yesterday, ARKit felt like a minor sideshow to the big news of the day. Where Apple was effusive about augmented reality earlier this year at WWDC - and competitors Google and Facebook have steadily stressed it as a sea change in human-computer interaction - yesterday's event made it feel like an extra perk. Writer and VR / AR...
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Hands-on with the new $999 Apple iPhone X

8 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Apple usually releases one new phone model a year - this year they released two . The iPhone got its annual incremental upgrade with the iPhone 8, while Apple also debuted the new premium iPhone X. Here's what it's like in person .
The iPhone X will go on sale on November 3, with models starting at $999.
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