Google is gunning for a seamless user experience for its payment system and is open to partnerships. Does the company have the focus or skill to tackle Apple Pay?
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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?
I enjoy using ZAGG's keyboards with my iPad and their latest Arsenal rugged case for the iPhone is excellent. It is lightweight, well-designed, and reasonably priced.
The Kindle Fire HDX is an elegantly designed gateway to Amazon's walled garden. Some will find that reassuring, others claustrophobic.
I used to think that the iPad was the king of the tablets, but not any more. It's time to whip the crown away from Apple and give it to its rightful holder – Amazon's Kindle Fire HDX.
App-based in-store notifications are coming to Apple's US retail outlets.
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.
Amazon rolled out an update for its Fire OS to most Kindle Fire tablets. The update further removes owners from the Android experience.
Android has leapfrogged iPhone in the quality of its virtual keyboard experience, thanks to SwiftKey. But, Apple has a move it could make.
MLB and Apple are testing iBeacons in major league baseball stadiums to increase loyalty and add a new level of interactivity to the live baseball experience.
Some have accused Apple of copying the user experience of its competitors for the latest version of its mobile OS. Some are complaining that the changes are too drastic, or have not gone far enough. The reality is that the future of computing has one ultimate and common goal, which is to eliminate the user interface altogether.
Apple is going to improve the camera and photo experience with iOS 7, including new image filters and viewing tools. The HTC One already has these capabilities and a whole lot more.
Apple leads customer satisfaction, according to J.D. Power, but Amazon's low cost has the Kindle Fire franchise creeping up. Samsung, Asus and Acer fall below the average satisfaction score.
Samsung will get "experience" stores inside Best Buy to show off integration between its devices. These areas are likely to have Apple store-within-a-store concepts as a neighbor.
The UI on the Apple iPhone looks about the same as it did six years ago, while the new BlackBerry 10 UI is fresh. The question is, will consumers care and want a new UI experience?
Market research suggests fewer than a million units were sold, while Apple sold more than 22 million iPads in the quarter. But the low sales and high returns are similar to the launch of the original Amazon Kindle Fire.
The former CEO of Apple's big Israel acquisition Anobit shares his experiences of Apple culture and how the company's 1990s 'near death experience' still shapes it today.
The ad looking for electrical engineers to work on Apple desktop computers specifically calls for experience with "AMD and/or Nvidia GPUs."
The Apple Thunderbolt display promises a seamless experience turning your MacBook into a desktop. The reality is something less.
Taiwanese electronics manufacturing giant, which produces various high-tech devices including Apple iPhone and Amazon Kindle, is evaluating Detroit and Los Angeles, among other cities, as potential sites.
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