IFTTT is finally bringing its reactionary toolset of web and mobile recipes to Android today. The app automates tasks based on various triggers that take place on the phone or online, and it will soon be available for Android users like it has been for iPhone users.
As far as alternative browsers on iOS go, Opera's Coast stands out as a browser based on stripping down everything in order to deliver the web and nothing more. The iPad app is now available on the iPhone.
Regardless of how good battery life might be for a phone, it's probably not good enough for people who use their phone often. Apple iPhone 5 or 5s users who need more power might want to get a Jackery Leaf case.
In my recent comparison of Cortana to Google Now and Siri, I noted that Apple iOS was the only tool that didn't have song identification built into its search tool. That may change in the next version of iOS. According to Bloomberg, Apple is partnering with Shazam to let users listen to a song and discover its title and artist. Launching Siri and saying "What song is playing" will identify the song and then use Apple's music services to purchase the song or create an iTunes Radio station.
Secrets about Apple's new iPhone continue to leak, and the latest leak includes a photo of the supposed new iPhone next to the current version, showing what will be the biggest change in screen and phone size yet.
The next major news announcement from Apple will take place at the Moscone Center in San Francisco on June 2. That's where Apple will discuss "the future of iOS and OS X" at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference.
You can now create a Microsoft Word document, Excel spreadsheet, or PowerPoint presentation on an iPad and not have to rely on third-party software to do it. The only trick is you'll need to be a Microsoft Office 365 subscriber to do it.
Apple yesterday revealed a cheaper iPhone 5c that obviously looks like an attempt to drum up sales for the struggling phone. Is that really a good idea?
Microsoft is hosting a media event in San Francisco on March 27. The event will be the first attended by recently appointed CEO Satya Nadella, and it may also mark the debut of a long-awaited Microsoft Office iPad app.
SoftBank CEO and Sprint Chairman Masayoshi Son has two carriers, but he had zero mobile networks 10 years ago. That didn't stop Son from convincing Steve Jobs to give him an exclusive on the iPhone years before the device was announced.