Ethan Beard, an early Android development executive told the author that “We knew that Apple was going to announce a phone. Everyone knew that. We just didn’t think it would be that good.” An unnamed Android engineer even went as far as to say their work on Android looked awful when compared to the iPhone: “What we had looked so … nineties.
The iPhone 5s is quite possibly the biggest S-update we’ve ever seen from Apple.
AnandTech has the most thorough review of the iPhone 5S. If you call yourself a geek/nerd then this one is for you. I particularly liked the section about A7 64-bit SOC, the M7 and the camera. Glad Apple gave Anand Shimpi early access to the device.
The iPhone 5C Review - Anand Lal Shimpi / AnandTech
iOS 7 Review - Nick Heer / Pixel Envy
A good, concise piece about Apple’s new flagship phone from Jordan Crook.
- iOS 7 With Completely Redesigned User Interface & Great New Features Available September 18
- iPhone 5 discontinued, iPhone 4S remains as free option
- Apple Announces iPhone 5s—The Most Forward-Thinking Smartphone in the World
- Apple Introduces iPhone 5c—The Most Colorful iPhone Yet
In terms of install base, a computing category that did not exist six years ago has come to overtake one that has been around for 38 years.
Matthew Panzarino has put together a great round-up of posts about iOS 7.
Your weekly dose of some the best Mac/iOS related Tips and How-To’s articles. You can find more such things in the archive here.
Google supposedly built the “OPEN” Android ecosystem to counter iOS’ rise and now they’ve given rise to a monster that threatens to bite the hand that is feeding it. Do i feel sorry for Google? Hell, No.
P.S. Some of Google’s apps on iOS are massively popular and they are prolific revenue generators for the company. Isn’t that a bit ironic?
Some handy Mac, OS X and iOS tips.