The Gear Manager app for iOS has leaked on an online forum, indicating that Gear S2 support for iOS could be available in just a few weeks.
Update (1:20PM ET): Verizon reached out to Talk Android to clarify that the carrier’s Gear S2 is not yet getting iOS support. It was incorrectly mentioned in the changelog for today’s update.
Smartphone and tablet accessory group Zagg has confirmed the purchase of battery case maker Mophie for a whopping $100 million.
According to SamMobile, Samsung could release all of its apps on Apple’s platform before the end of the year, also said to be working on a Gear Fit Manager for iOS.
Google Play saw nearly double the downloads of Apples App Store in 2015, but Apple continued to lead in revenue.
If you have a new smartphone or tablet, whether Android or iOS based, Google hopes you will consider installing and using some of their apps on your device. In case you have not noticed, Google has recently taken to unbundling several of their services and platforms, possibly as part of a strategy to counter arguments they are using their lead position in search in an unfair manner. However, in a bit of an unusual move for Google, the landing page for their primary search service currently includes a couple links to help promote their own apps. Read more
Google’s vice president of design, Matias Duarte, recently sat down with Beautiful Pixels and talked about what he thinks of the current state of mobile computing and what he sees happening in the future.
Cortana for Android, Microsoft’s own digital assistant, has left its public beta and is now officially available on Android. Cortana for Android will do just about anything Google Now can do, and more if you have a Windows 10-based computer.