Android vs iPhone

When choosing your next smartphone, it’s not just the spec sheet that you should look into. Aside from hardware, you also need to consider the software included and there’s no denying that the two most prominent mobile operating systems right now are Android vs iPhone. Google’s latest darling is Android 4.0, also called Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS). For Apple, it’s iOS 5,

Android vs iPhone

Both are leaders in mobile so it’s quite inevitable that they’ll be pittedĀ against each other. Let’s look at a rundown of some of the key features of each platform. You might note that there are some distinct similarities in the feature being compared but each side offers a bit of a twist to its own take on it, so choose the one that fits your needs better.

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iPad Gives Comedian A New Voice

The iPad is probably the most versatile tool that man has ever created. That’s why it sells so well. One of the things that it can do, which you have probably never even thought of, is to give a voice-less comedian his voice, so he can tell jokes before an audience.
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iOS 5.1 Pre-GM Screenshots Show Camera From Lockscreen And More

Some screenshots have been revealed which are reported to be for a pre-GM (Gold Master) build of Apple’s iOS 5.1, and the screenshots reveal some new features coming to Apple’s iOS devices in iOS 5.1.

The photo below shows the the camera on the iPhone is now accessible from the lock screen on your iPhone, and it also confirms support for new languages in iOS 5.1 for Apple’s Siri, which include Japanese.

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OS X Mountain Lion Brings OS X AirPlay To Apple TV (Video)

We have already heard about some of the features coming in OS X Mountain Lion, and now we have some more information on a new feature which looks very interesting, OS X AirPlay Mirroring.

The video below shows OS X AirPlay Mirroring in action on a HDTV, and as you can see from the video you will be able to display your full OS X desktop on your HTDV via an Apple TV device.

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OS X Mountain Lion Drops Support For Older Mac Models

Yesterday Apple announced the latest version of their OS X operating system, OS X Mountain Lion, which will drop support for some of Apple’s older Macs, and we have some details on which models will be supported by OS X Mountain Lion and which models wont be supported.

This is nothing new, when Apple releases a new version of OS X, the normally drop support for older Mac models, and the list below shows which models will be supported my OS X Mountain Lion and which models wont be supported.

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Apple Wins ‘Slide To Unlock’ Patent Case Against Motorola In Germany

Apple has won its first patent case against the now Google owned Motorola, the ruling by a German court could have a number of implications not just for Motorola but also for Google’s Android OS, and a number of Android device manufacturers.

Motorola has said they will appeal the decision, although in the interim they will have to change existing devices which infringe on the Apple patent in Germany.

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Apple Gatekeeper Coming In OS X Mountain Lion

Apple announced the latest version of OS X earlier today, and one of the new features in OS X Mountain Lion is called Gatekeeper, which is basically Apple’s attempt to take on malware with a new digital signing system for applications which have been downloaded outside of Apple’s Mac App Store.

Gatekeeper will introduce something called Developer ID, which is a new certification program for OS X developers, and it is of course optional but the majority of developers who distribute Mac apps outside of Apple’s Mac App Store will probably adopt it.

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Apple iMessage Mac App Beta Rolls Out, Providing Early Taste Of Mac OS X Mountain Lion

As well as rolling out a developer preview of their new Mac OS X Mountain Lion operating system. Apple has also made available to the general public running Mac OS X Lion, a beta version of their new Messages application.

The Messages app has been created by Apple to replace its existing iChat application, and provides you with a glimpse one of the new apps that will be bundled with the new Mac OS X Mountain Lion software, when it’s officially released.

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OS X Mountain Lion 10.8 Developer Preview Released By Apple

Apple has today released a developer preview of its new Mac OS X Mountain Lion operating system. Enabling us to see what Apple has in store for Mac users in the next version of their Mac OS X.

The preview comes around seven months after Apple launched the final version of its Mac OS X Lion last year. The Mountain Lion version carries on the theme that Apple started within Mac OS X Lion and brings Apple’s iOS devices and Mac systems even closer together.

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Apple Releases Statement On iPad Trademark Dispute in China

Over the last few weeks we have been hearing more and more about the legal case going on between Apple and Proview in China, Proview is the company who originally owned the trademark for the iPad in a number of different countries.

Proview sold the trademark to Apple a few year ago, although the company is now claiming that this did not include ownership of the trademark in China.

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Aqua Tek S Ultra Rugged, Waterproof Solar Powered iPhone Case (video)

If you are looking to take your iPhone into some hard environments, it might be worth your while equipping your smartphone with the ultra rugged Aqua Tek S iPhone case.

The Aqua Tek S has been designed to provide your iPhone with the best possible protection, from wherever or whatever you might throw at it. The rugged case has been developed by Snow Lizard Products and the Aqua Tek S is the first ever battery powered, solar charged, rugged under water iPhone 4/4S case made with technology enthusiast and adrenaline junkies in mind. Watch the video after the jump to see the Aqua Tek S in more detail.

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