BlackBerry devices have always been the Pentagon’s go-to smartphones for government use. In fact, they’ve pretty much been the preferred smartphone for most US government agencies, but that has slowly been changing. As iOS and Android have grown to dominate the smartphone market, Blackberry has lost tons of ground to them. And now, it might lose even more…
If you've ever spent time in the Android community, there's a very good chance you've heard of MIUI. If you haven't, MIUI is a custom ROM for Android devices. I've personally worked on this ROM for a few years before switching to the iPhone with the U.S. team, porting and translating the ROM from Chinese. MIUI has always been somewhat inspired by iOS, and known for its clean and simple design. Today it comes to iOS, well it's look anyway, with the WinterBoard theme iMIUI.
Apple has just updated iTunes to version 11.0.3, bringing a number of new features and improvements to the beloved program. The biggest of the new features is actually a revamped Miniplayer, which includes a nice new view of the album artwork and allows you to skip ahead with a progress bar. Head inside for the update’s full change log:
One of the hallmarks of the iPhone “S” models is they all feature the same designs as the immediate past, flagship models. There's no reason we should expect this to change with the iPhone 5S, though beyond that it's anybody's guess of what else it will feature. That is, until today: BGR has come across a number of photos of alleged iPhone 5S internals, suggesting the upcoming iPhone model will bring with it “significant internal redesign”.
Earlier this week, BlackBerry announced that its popular BlackBerry Messenger service would finally be coming to iOS and Android this summer. However, it appears that BBM is actually only coming to iPhones and Android smartphones, not tablets.
The company’s software portfolio chief Vivek Bhardwaj explains why this is the case to Trusted Reviews:
A new iOS 7 concept by Jürgen Ulbrich of Apefellike.de has been making the rounds this morning in the blogosphere. Unlike most of the other concepts we’ve seen lately, this one actually takes a bit of design style from Google.
The iOS 7 concept’s lock screen makes all of the data in your iPhone available for you on the lock screen in a Google Now-like experience. While the I can imagine the functionality being wonderful, I’m not sure this would be my most preferred route of choice design-wise. Head inside to check it out:
As we mentioned earlier Google is holding their I/O developer conference today, and we're back with some more great news. The search giant has announced an all new Hangouts app. Doing away with Google Talk and Google+ Messenger, this new service will combine all these and more into one unified, cross-platform application. Head inside for the details.
A glitch discovered by our friend Dom over at AppAdvice will allow people with no jailbreak and some time to spare the ablility to create spaces within their homescreen, it's more of a glitch showcase than anything vastly useful. Read on to find out if there is any logic behind unused screen space, and to learn more about this funny little glitch that somehow went unoticed this long!