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  Behind Start Screen of Windows Phone 8

Last week, Microsoft unveiled Windows Phone 8, in addition to some new features, the biggest difference between WP8 and iOS, Android is that it has a start screen consisting of abundant live tiles. Senior product manager of Microsoft Josh Phillips published an article on Microsoft official blog. He talks about the story behind start screen of Windows Phone 8. "How can we make Start even more personal" is the question Phillips and his team is always thinking about. Windows Phone makes the static ...

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  Create animated refresh button in Android

In Android, we can have drawings on a button, also we can put animated drawings on a button as well. Today we will show how to create an animated refresh button with an animated spinner on it. We need to create an animated drawing first. Here we name it as progress.xml and put it in the res/drawable folder: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?><animation-list xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"    android:id="@+id/spin_refresh" android:oneshot="fal...

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  Apple unveils iPad Mini

Apple unveiled iPad family's new product -- iPad Mini, it means that Apple gets into 7 inch tablet PC market now formally. iPad mini, has a 1024*768 resolution 7.9-inch screen, It has the same resolution as iPad 2. As a low-end product of iPad family, iPad mini still retains the front and rear camera, a dual-core A5 processor, battery life time is 10 hours. Apple said that the iPad mini battery is the thinnest and biggest in iPad family. Previously the media said the smallest storage space of iP...

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  Tim Cook : 100 million iPads are change people's life

In today's Apple conference, Tim Cook revealed a number Apple achieved two weeks ago, Apple iPad is sold 100 million units in past 2.5 years. Moreover, the iPad brings network traffic of 91% among all network traffic in tablet PC market. In 2.5 years, Apple's iPad series have 3 members: the iPad, iPad 2 and the New iPad. Cook said the iPad's mission is to make things originally complex and confusing simpler so that even the the general children or the elderly can complete. Indeed, the iPad is ...

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  Steve Jobs's prediction about wireless,iPad and App Store in 1983

1983 was still a year uncultivated. That year, Apple released the first personal computer Apple Lisa with graphical user interface in the world, TCP/IP was released less than two years, the Internet was basically still a wasteland. General people had few knowledge about computer. Steve Jobs still needed to start with "What is the computer" in his speech. Today, we have become accustomed to social networking, smart phones and mobile Internet, it was really unbelievable at that time. That ye...

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  Android 4.0+ occupies quarter of Android market

Google updates its developer page about Android platform version market share. From the latest data, we can find Android 4.0 and above system occupy around 25% of all Android market. But Android 2.3 Gingerbread still occupies over 50% of Android market. From the above chart, Android 4.0 has 23.7% market share, the latest Android 4.1 JellyBean takes 1.8%, these two have 25.5% market share in total. But Android 2.3 Gingerbread alone still dominates the Android market, it takes 55.8% market share....

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  iPhone 5 first weekend sales over 5 million

Within 24 hours openning for pre-order, 2 million iPhone 5 have been ordered, Apple announces that  sales of iPhone 5 are over 5 million in 3 days on sale., in addition, iOS devices upgraded to iOS6 are around 100 million. Apple CEO Tim Cook says : Demand for iPhone 5 has been incredible and we are working hard to get an iPhone 5 into the hands of every customer who wants one as quickly as possible,While we have sold out of our initial supply, stores continue to receive iPhone 5 shipments ...

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  iPhone 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S3 drop test

With the launch of the iPhone 5, there are quite a few companies starting the test of Apple's new darling. Recently, Android Authority released a video of a test. The test is about ropping iPhone 5 and Galaxy S3 three times from different heights, the result is not good to Galaxy S3, although two phones can still work, the Galaxy S3 screen almost completely torn.In daily life, we may pull out the phone from our pocket and hold it in our hand, put the phone to our ear. In these three cases, the p...

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