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Apple: Updating iOS devices is painful and clumsy

When Apple added OTA (Over The Air) updating to iOS, it promised a simple, streamlined update experience. So why have I just spent the best part of an hour deleting apps and files to make room for iOS 8?

September 17, 2014

iOS 7: Does user experience really need a reboot?

I've already railed against Apple's overhaul of iOS 7, with its jarring use of white and its over-reliance on textual Web motifs. But, as the rest of the software industry follows suit – and as Microsoft and Apple blur the boundaries between tablet and desktop user interfaces – it's worth asking if the user experience really is improving.

November 26, 2013 by

Azul Zing kicks Java up a notch

Java application performance depends upon the Java Virtual Machine being able to quickly create, use and then destroy pieces of data. Azul Systems has taken its decade of experience building Java acceleration systems and built a new JVM based upon Oracle's HotSpot technology.

August 24, 2012 by

Google targets iPhone and iPad users with Chrome and Drive

Google has released an iOS version of its Chrome browser, after taking the Android version out of beta earlier this week.In a blog post on Thursday, Chrome chief Sundar Pichai said the move would give users "a consistent, personalised web experience across all devices".

June 29, 2012 by

iOS three times faster than Android for HTML5

Android has a long way to go if it plans to catch up with iOS when it comes to HTML5 performance, and given that HTML5 is increasing in relevance, Android needs to catch up, and catch up fast.

March 5, 2012

£25m pledged to improve 3G in Northern Ireland

Three and Everything Everywhere will spend £25m improving mobile network coverage in Northern Ireland before the end of 2012.The companies announced the co-operative deal, which is designed to improve network stability, performance and customer experience, on Monday.

February 15, 2012 by

HP Pavilion dm1-4010ez - Better Luck This Time?

After my disappointing experience with the Samsung 305U, I am still looking around for a newer generation netbook/sub-notebook. The basis of my search is that I want an AMD/ATI based system, because I believe it gives good performance, good screen resolution (typically 1366x768) and an HDMI display port.

January 4, 2012 by

Facebook for iOS version 4.1 is out

Facebook for iOS version 4.1 is now available. The new version adds Mobile Timeline for the iPhone (but not the iPad), access to friend lists/subscribers/subscriptions, and improves performance.

December 18, 2011 by

Google needs better app quality control

Quick apology and improvement of buggy Gmail app for iOS devices help retain customer trust, insiders say, but an analyst adds Google needs better app testing and to provide consistent user experience.

November 23, 2011 by

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