To me, applications like this one are really important for school students. I bought my first significant Android the same year I began my Physics degree at my university, and immediately I realised how tremendously helpful it was. From accurate graphing applications to TI emulators (don't judge me, the real thing costs crazy amounts here!), passing through giants like Wolfram and MATLAB Mobile, there were a lot of tools for one to excel with. In fact, I'd say that without Android I wouldn't have chosen...
Verizon Finally Getting The iPhone 4? Looks Like It
Every once in a while, we feature something interesting in our Portal from our sister site, iPhone Developers. This time, we saw an article by Nathan, in which he points at the fact that Verizon customers who were waiting for the much rumored iPhone 4 on their network, may soon have what they asked for. The author of this article makes a very good case on the speculation of the tendencies of people to jump carriers when they get a new toy. The iPhone is certainly a crowd pleaser, as it was shown by AT&T since the introduction of the first iPhone in 2007. So, with Verizon going into the iOS world, it will be rather interesting to see what the tendencies will be. Also, we need to keep in mind that the iPhone may not be ready for LTE, and with the Thunderbolt and Motorola’s secret 4G device around the corner, it may be a tough mound to surpass for Apple.
Speculators seem to agree…the iPhone 4 is due to arrive on the Verizon platform in the early parts of 2011, possibly by Valentines Day. Some believe that Verizon will make the announcement this week at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, though I believe it’s unlikely, as this seems like something best left to a Jobs magic show.
But lets assume that it’s coming, and coming soon. My question to you is this – are you going to switch? Why or why not?
I’ve decided to hang out on ATT for a bit, mostly because I’m hesitant to give up my unlimited data plan, but also because I couldn’t wait until spring for a new phone (just bought an iPhone 4, finally, this month).
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XDA Recognized Contributor Albe95 has shared with us what looks to be Galaxy S6 applications. The ones he's provided are the GearManager, the Optical Reader, GeoNews and Kids Mode. The applications are available for download through the links in the opening post, but keep in mind it is likely that they might not be compatible with your device. There's also new information about more applications and system interface features revealed in the same thread: The alleged S6 statusbar and panel are ported to the...
Only a few years ago, it was normal for a major app release to be available for iOS but come months later to Android. That seems to no longer be the case, as Android has advanced tremendously with Google putting a huge effort into its Play Store and ecosystem. However, while the majority of major app releases are now made available for both platforms at the same time, there are a few iOS exclusives that some of us wish were on our favorite mobile OS (Hyperlapse comes to mind). Let us know which apps for the iPhone you wish were on Android.