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  App Store, Most Effective Weaponry In Apple’s Armor


Apple’s most effective and effectual weaponry is its app store. Surprisingly however, the first generation iPhone did not support any Mobile apps, and Steve Jobs was actually proud of this fact. Back then, in 2007, third party mobile apps were not allowed on the iPhone. Jobs in-fact announced that Mobile app developers could use the most modern standards and write customized mobile apps for the iPhone web browser. He said, “We think we’ve got a very sweet story for you. You can...

   Mobile app developers, customized mobile apps, software development kit,     2015-07-28 03:26:19


  Apple CEO criticizes Windows 8 on D10


In the D10 Digital Conference held by The Wall Street Journal, Apple’s CEO Tim Cook expressed his sharp criticism about Windows 8 to be launched by Microsoft. According to Cook, the idea of this OS attempting to perfectly apply to both tablet and PC is far from realistic.On D10, Tim Cook said : "[With Windows 8, Microsoft] is pulling all of the leg weight of the PC market. You wind up with something that's very similar to what tablets were 10 years ago. The more you look at combining the tab...

   Apple CEO,Tim Cook,Windows 8,D10     2012-05-31 05:31:32


  A few things Steve Jobs hates doing but his successor did


After Apple released a few "amazing/great" products on 9th September, there are tons of discussions about these new products. The impression most people have is that Apple is losing its capability of innovation and doing things that are NOT different anymore. People will bring back the good memories of Apple when Steve Jobs was still alive everytime when they feel disappointed about the new products Apple released. In this event, Apple released some products which Steve Jobs was hating including...

   Apple,Steve Jobs,Tim Cook,Stylus,Hate     2015-09-11 08:47:13


  The new Surface RT may use Qualcomm Snapdragon processor


According to Sina Tech, Microsoft will launch its new Surface RT tablet equipped with Qualcomm processor . The source said, some of the new Surface RT will use Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, this processor will provide faster wireless data connection speed. The current Surface RT uses Nvidia's Tegra processor. Some versions of the Surface RT will continue to use Tegra processor. By adding Qualcomm processor as another option, Microsoft will further expand Surface RT function. Despite Microsoft h...

   Surface RT,Qualcomm,Processor     2013-06-19 08:11:03


  App defeats web


As an admired rock musician and co-founder of the venture capital firm Elevation Partners, Roger McNamee has a statement about Apple : The reason why Apple is so successful today is because App defeats Web.Apple divides contents of web into small apps, and then ask users to pay. This actually means that Apple creates a new business model which is fundamentally different from Web.Commodity Content and Differential ContentCommodity Content is the information model in desktop and web era which is h...

   App,Web,Apple,HTML5     2012-05-16 05:16:00


  Another Chinese Siri : Baidu launched phone voice assistant


Today, Baidu launched their own phone voice assistant "Baidu voice assistant Baidu claims it as the first apply the depth neural network (DNN) to speech recognition products in China, it reduces recognition error rate by 25%.Similar to other voice assistants, Baidu voice assistant can be roughly divided into the function of the phone calls, information querying and voice communication. Users can use voice to make phone call, send SMS and set the alarm etc. Similarly, Baidu voice assistant suppo...

   Baidu voice assisstant, Google Now, Apple Siri     2012-12-25 02:16:27


  In iOS6, no need to enter password for downloading free apps


In this coming autumn, Apple will release iOS6. User experience for downloading free apps or  upgrading apps will be largely improved. Users are no longer required to enter password again when downloading free apps or upgrading downloaded apps(free or paid). This means that users only need to enter password when downloading paid apps.In iOS5, users need to enter password when they download or upgrade apps.In iOS6, if users want to download free apps, they only need to click the "Free" butto...

   Apple,iOS6,Password,Free app     2012-07-25 10:53:16


  Sales of phones with NFC capability increased by 300% in 2012


According to Sina Tech, Research firm Berg Insight latest report shows that the global NFC smartphone sales increased by 300% to 140 million units in 2012.The report said that the compound annual growth rate of NFC smartphones sales will reach 48.2% in next few years, and in 2017 the number of smartphones sold will reach 1 billion units.NFC is widely used in mobile phones began in 2011, In 2012, the top ten mobile phone manufacturers launched nearly 100 models of NFC mobile phones. In addition t...

   NFC,Apple,2012     2013-06-20 08:51:09


  Facebook : App Center is more suitable for developers


Facebook recently announced that they will release their own app store named App Center. It will be released in a few weeks. At the same time, Facebook also released the introduction page of the App Center, it introduces to developers the process of app submission and the standards of app approval.Facebook allows developer to provide charged apps via App Center. Since it has over 900 million active users globally, so many developers are willing to develop apps on this platform. Facebook will dec...

   Facebook,App Center,Introduction     2012-05-13 01:03:56


  Some famous product release venues


About product release conference, you must remember Apple Worldwide Developers Conference(WWDC), right? But do you remember where the conference is held? Actually, when companies release new products, they will hold some kind of conferences or sessions to introduce their products. But does anyone know what are the places where these conferences are held? Here geekpark summarized some product release places for us. 1. Moscone West Convention Center Moscone West Convention Center is the biggest co...

   Conference, Place,Product release     2012-10-11 20:32:22