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Apple’s World Wide Developer Conference (WWDC) 2015

Monday 8 June 2015 saw the WWDC take place in San Francisco. Apple usually unleashes lots of announcements at this event and this year was no exception. Below I've briefly outlined the major announcements. iOS 9 The main features of iOS seem to be the enhancement [...]

2017-01-10T21:24:44+01:00June 12th, 2015|Categories: Apple, Apple Pay, Events, Featured News, iOS, iOS 9, iOS App Testing, iPad, iPhone, Mobile, New Tech, News, OSX, Other Tech|

Mobile Payments: Quick intro to Apple Pay, Android Pay, Samsung Pay

Quick Intro to Apple Pay, Android Pay, Samsung Pay All the major mobile manufacturer's are desperately trying to stake their claim for a slice of the potentially massive Mobile Payments market - with a slice of every transaction/payment their aim. As of June 2015, Apple Pay [...]

News: 2 June 2014 – iOS 8, OSX 10.10 Yosemite, Swift

iOS 8 and OSX 10.10 Yosemite were announced at Apple’s Worldwide Developer’s Conference (WWDC) 2014 in San Francisco. Also another big announcement - at least to developers - was that Swift will be the new language replacing Objective-C. iOS 8 and OSX 10.10 Yosemite are due [...]

News: 22 October 2013 – Apple’s October 2013 event – new iPads, release of OSX Mavericks

At their October 2013 event, Apple announced some new iPads, the release of OSX Mavericks as a free upgrade and also more on other products, such as the latest Mac Pro. iPad Air The new top of the range iPad is called the iPad Air, due [...]

News: 10 September 2013 – Apple’s September 2013 event – new iPhones and iOS 7

At their September 2013 event, Apple announced the much-rumoured iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C. Together, these models replace the iPhone 5, with the iPhone 5S becoming the flagship iPhone in terms of processor, performance etc and the iPhone 5C is a slightly cheaper, less-specced alternative. iPhone [...]

2017-05-03T11:14:18+01:00September 11th, 2013|Categories: Apple, Apps, Featured News, iOS, iOS 7, iPhone, New Tech, News 2013|Tags: , , , , |

News: 10 June 2013 – Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference 2013

Lots of announcements today at Apple's Worldwide Developer's Conference (WWDC) 2013, in San Francisco. This included news on the next OSX release, iOS 7, new MacBook Air and a preview of the new Mac Pro. Next OSX Release  First up was the next version of OSX [...]

News: 14 March 2013 – Website updates

I've been busy with the website recently and have added in some new content along with the details of some services which I now have formally packaged, which up to now have been on an ad hoc basis. New Content Quick Guide to Web Usability and [...]

News: 11 March 2013 – IE10 coming to Windows 7

Microsoft has finally got around to releasing IE10 for Windows 7, with users either able to download it directly from Microsoft or can wait for it via Windows Update. In the IEBlog entry, MS confirm its available for download and that it brings standards support plus [...]

2017-01-10T21:28:23+01:00March 11th, 2013|Categories: Featured News, News 2013, Windows 10|Tags: , , , |

News: 23 Feb 2013 – iPhone 5 leads way in Q4 2012 sales figures

           Figures out recently from Strategy Analytics show that Apple's iPhone 5 now leads the way as the world's best-selling smartphone. The full 1-2-3 in Q4 2012 was 1. Apple iPhone 5 27.4 million units (12.6%) 2. Apple iPhone 4S 17.4 million units [...]

2017-01-10T21:28:24+01:00February 23rd, 2013|Categories: Featured News, News 2013|Tags: , , , , , , , |

News: 7 Feb 2013 – Forbes names uTest 8th Most Promising Company

uTest is one of the online testing platforms I work with, testing iOS Apps, Android Apps, Websites and Software Applications. Forbes has placed them at 8th in their Top 25 of 'America's Most Promising Companies' which is a pretty big accolade. It will be interesting to [...]

2017-01-10T21:28:35+01:00February 7th, 2013|Categories: Featured News, News 2013|Tags: , , |

News: 30 Jan 2013 – BB10 launched

RIM are today launching their BB10 OS, which could make or break the firm's future. Will it help them to regain ground on Apple's iOS and Google's Android? Only time (and users) will tell. TechCrunch are providing live coverage of the BB10 Launch Event as are [...]

2017-05-03T11:12:18+01:00January 30th, 2013|Categories: Apps, Events, Featured News, Mobile, News, News 2013|Tags: , , , , , , |

News: 24 Jan 2013 – Apple results up, shares down

Apple announced their Quarterly Results earlier today, with record quarterly revenue of $55bn - which resulted in a 12% drop in the share price. Strange logic, but apparently markets expected much more growth, so continued the recent sell-off, at an even faster rate. Apple shares are [...]

2017-01-10T21:28:41+01:00January 24th, 2013|Categories: Featured News, News 2013|Tags: , , , |

News: 19 Jan 2013 – Site relaunched

On Saturday, 19 Jan 2013, I relaunched my website, giving it a whole new look and feel, using the excellent Avada theme. Please let me know of any comments or feedback you have on the re-designed site and the use of the Avada theme, by sending [...]

2017-01-10T21:28:42+01:00January 19th, 2013|Categories: Featured News, News 2013|Tags: |