Tag Archive: Users


Qik Premium Service for Android Users

Qik Video has been around for a while now, allowing Android users to video chat and record/share videos for free right from their devices. Now users can enhance their Qik experience with the premium service formerly only available to users of its iOS counterpart. The new service comes with a free 30 day trial for those who prefer not to dive straight into another monthly  [Read More…]

Google+ App for Android now Allows Users to Reshare Posts Thanks to a Much Needed Update

User feedback continues to play a critical role in the development and evolution of Google+. The Google+ team has done an excellent job thus far and they continue to improve not only the web client but also the mobile application. Today we see the fruits of such labors in an update to the Google+ app for Android. Version 1.0.6 began rolling out today, bringing with it the  [Read More…]

The Difference Between Android and iOS Users.

Ever wondered what makes people choose to buy an iPhone. And why others buy Android phones. Well hunch.com has made a comparison between the Android users and iOS users. Check it out after the jump.

 

We delved into our Teach Hunch About You (THAY) questions to figure out what we can learn about Android vs. iPhone users, and our friends at Column Five  [Read More…]

iOS Users, Start Your Gloating! Android Is Riddled With Malware, Researchers Say [Security]

Beware Android users, malware authors are picking Google’s platform as their first foray into mobile mayhem, security researchers say. Interestingly, there’s no mention of malware using Apple’s iOS.

 

“As mobile devices grow in popularity, so do the incentives for attackers,” said Kevin Mahaffey, Chief Technical Officer and co-founder of Lookout Mobile Security. The prevalence and sophistication of mobile malware attacks have “evolve[d] significantly in the first six months of 2011,”  [Read More…]

Android Phones Sell Well, But Up To 40% Of Users Return Them Because It’s No iPhone

Photo by Arjan Almekinders – http://flic.kr/p/93on5h

Ah, the marketing sleight-of-hand, it’s something to behold. On one hand, Android sales are thundering past the iPhone. Yet, on the other hand, buyers are finding Android isn’t as easy-to-use as iPhone, resulting in returns of 30-40 percent.

By comparison, Apple’s iPhone 4 had a 1.7 percent return rate during the height of last year’s “Antennagate” fiasco. Why the difference? Essentially, geeks love the Android’s  [Read More…]