This week in iOS we had reports of iPhones getting Android users to switch in the EU, that the iPhone 6 Plus is grabbing tablet sales, and that the Kindle app may be draining iPhone and iPad batteries.
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Optus has announced its intention to offer customers the ability to make and receive calls and text messages over Wi-Fi to its Android and iPhone customers later this year.
Apple's success in converting Europe's Android fanbase into iOS users is making the continent look more like the US.
Mophie is known for making popular iPhone battery cases. The new Spacestation offers iOS users power on the go with additional storage capability while Android owners just get limited file access.
Another month has passed and it's time to look back on the top stories on ZDNet Mobile News. Stories that struck a chord with readers included one about Windows tablets being better for work than iPads and Android tablets, and another with a simple way to stretch iPhone battery life.
Official second-hand iPhones, refurbished by Foxconn and selling for between 499 yuan and 2,099 yuan ($80 to $338), will effectively erode China's lower-priced smartphones market, which is primarily dominated by Android handsets.
In Android this week we had reports of the return of the Nokia phone, Samsung is sneaking into Japan, and a serious bug in Android Wi-Fi was discovered.
The modern smartphone is a wonder of modern technology, and in combination with the carrier network can allow you to make calls from the densest urban jungle to Mount Everest. But despite the amazing global coverage of the carrier networks, sometimes it just isn't enough.
After selling its smartphone business to Microsoft, Nokia is planning a return to the market. Google's Android software makes the most sense for the new phones.
Matthew spent a few weeks with the top two new Android flagships and in the end neither one made the cut. Designs have improved over 2014, but battery life is not up to par and there are still performance issues.
Android this week had the release of the Apple Watch and iOS 8.3, iPhone share dropping globally save for China, and a new case from Mophie that adds battery and storage.
In Android this week surfaced reports of Android Wear getting iPhone support, Prime Instant Video hits Android, and Dell releases an Android 2-in-1.
Apple Watch too pricey for you? Maybe a less expensive Android Wear watch fits your budget better; Google may be working on software to get it working with an iPhone.
If you appreciate unique designs, prefer Android over iOS, and want the best camera available on a smartphone, then run to your local carrier store this week and pick up the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge.
The launch of the Galaxy S6 is critical to Samsung's overall financial performance and it's clear there will be strong curb appeal among the Android crowd. Switchers from the iPhone are unlikely.
In the world of iOS this week was news about the growing rate of iOS 8 adoption, a trade-in program for Android and BlackBerry phones is coming from Apple, and Nintendo is coming to the iPhone.
When your laptop isn't available, how do you get any real work done? These nearly full-sized but very transportable keyboards can turn your mobile device into a productivity tool.
Cross-platform £169.99 fitness band will complement your watch, says Microsoft.
Not everyone wants to pay the premium $650 entry price of an iPhone 6. For about half the price, the Nokia Lumia 830 offers up an amazing design, solid camera, and great performance.
No, they won't replace your tablet or laptop, but the iPhone 6 Plus and Android phablets -- with a bit of preparation -- prove to be effective occasional work tools.
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