Google might have to pay $9 Billion to remain the default search engine on iPhones

Sep 30, 2018 at 11:32 GMT Google has been Apple’s primary search engine on iPhones for years now and it has helped Google a lot in terms of search traffic. However, it has come for a cost as Google paid billions of dollars to Apple to make sure Google is the default search engine.Google never disclosed the actual figures it paid but according to analysts familiar with the matter, Google paid $1 billion in 2013 and 2014 and analysts in 2017 said the figure had swollen to $3 billi...
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Apple will allow iOS apps to run on MacOS starting 2019

Jun 4, 2018 at 20:30 GMT Apple announced new updates for both iOS and MacOS today at WWDC. Along with it, the company also announced its plans to allow developers port iOS apps to MacOS. This sounds similar to what Microsoft has been doing with Universal Apps. It seems that Apple has finally recognized the potential of cross-platform app support. The company also showcased News, Stocks, Voice Memos, and Home apps which were ported version of iOS. Apple has been testing it...
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Skype will no longer function on Windows RT, Windows 10 Mobile Th2 and Windows Phone 8

Jul 1, 2017 at 15:00 GMT If you’re using an older version of Skype on Windows, you’d better update today, because Microsoft will be shutting off support to most older Skype versions from today. New users won’t be able to sign in, and older users might be disconnected from being able to connect their devices. This cut-off includes all devices running Windows 10 Mobile TH2 who would be stuck with both the messaging app and the Windows Phone 8.1 app, as well as Windows Phone 8 a...
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Microsoft Outlook for iPhone gets updated with new features

BY MEHEDI HASSAN ON  JULY 10, 2015 Microsoft today released a new update for Outlook for iPhone. the latest update is a pretty minor one, but it does bring a couple of new features. With the latest update, the app gets the ability to directly share text, photos, and links from other apps by invoking Outlook’s compose new email screen. Here’s the full changelog for Version 1.3.1 of Outlook for iPhone: With this release of Outlook you are able to directly share text, photos, a...
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Microsoft Releases Skype 5.13 For iPhone With Support For Web Link Previews In Chat

BY PRADEEP ON  JUNE 2, 2015 Microsoft today announced the release of Skype 5.13 for iPhone which includes web link previews for chat, bringing you quick, rich ways to share information and content with the people who matter most.   In 5.13 when you send or receive a web link you’ll now get a preview of the content, making it much easier to see the cat video or information that’s been shared before you open the link.   Skype for iPhone already supports Apple Watch. &...
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Apple and IBM Deliver First Wave of IBM MobileFirst for iOS Apps

Big Data Analytics and Security Capabilities Arrive on iPhone & iPad CUPERTINO, California and ARMONK, New York – December 10, 2014 – Apple and IBM today deliver the first wave of IBM MobileFirst for iOS solutions in a new class of made-for-business apps and supporting cloud services that bring IBM’s big data and analytics capabilities to iPhone and iPad users in the enterprise. IBM MobileFirst for iOS solutions are now available to enterprise customers in banking, retail, insuran...
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Adobe Report Shows iPhone Screen Size Impacts Browser Market Share

Adobe today released its 2014 Mobile Benchmark Report, which analyzes the latest mobile trends including Wi-Fi versus cellular usage, the correlation of screen size and browser market share, the role of social networks across smartphones and tablets, content sharing across devices, and more. Key findings of the Adobe Digital Index report show that the screen size of the next generation iPhone must increase to reverse the decline in mobile browser market share, Pinterest emerged as the most mobil...
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Outlook Web App For Office 365 To Get Smart Clutter Filter, OneDrive For Business Integration

Microsoft today announced a number of forthcoming updates to the Outlook Web App for Office 365 at its Exchange Conference in Austin. Jeff Teper, Microsoft’s corporate vice president of its Office Service and Servers group,said that the overall strategy here is to embrace “cloud-first, mobile-first communications.” Later this year, Microsoft will introduce a number of new features based on the new Office Graph, which it introduced just about a month ago. One of tho...
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Microsoft Extends Its Trade-In Program: $200+ For Your “Gently Used” iPhone 4S, 5

Microsoft wants to take your Apple product off your hands, today expanding its trade-in programs to allow owners of dated iPhone hardware to cash in their now-passé electronics. If you own an iPhone 4S or 5 that is “gently used” and not much worse, Microsoft will offer you no less than $200 for it. The kicker? The funds come in the form of Microsoft Store credit, so you are trading in your Apple hardware for the chance to buy Microsoft goods. What does Microsoft want? That you ...
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