Computerworld Blogs - iPhone en Who sold more phones last quarter, Apple or Microsoft? Wrong -- it's Microsoft. <p> When it comes to phones, Apple is the 800-pound gorilla, and Microsoft is the 100-pound weakling, right? Wrong! Last quarter, Microsoft sold nearly one million more phones than Apple did. And it has the numbers to prove it.</p> Apple iPhone Lumia Microsoft mobile Nokia smartphones Smartphones Windows Phone Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:01:45 +0000 Preston Gralla 24182 at Apple steals your wallet with future iPhone <p> Apple and Visa are ready to turn your iPhone into your wallet, after years of steady work to develop such services.</p> Apple Apple retail credit cards identity IOS iPad iPhone iPhone 5S iTunes mastercard mobile payments Passbook Payments Secure Enclave security Touch ID visa wallet Financial IT iOS Mobile Payments Smartphones Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:10:56 +0000 Jonny Evans 24181 at Security expert rejects Apple, NSA, iOS backdoor claims <p> <span style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">A hacker this week claimed hidden iOS backdoors are used by government, law enforcement and other out of control groups to collect personal data without permission, but the allegations are incorrect, a leading security developer told AppleHolic.</span></p> Apple backdoor cybercrime developers diagnostics hacking IOS iPad iPhone mobile security NerveGas NSA security software SourceClear Cybercrime and Hacking iOS Mobile Security Smartphones Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:03:34 +0000 Jonny Evans 24175 at Earnings reports show Apple matters to the world, Microsoft doesn't <p> Yesterday&#39;s earnings reports from Microsoft and Apple showed a contrast in corporate strategies: Apple&#39;s aimed at consumers, Microsoft&#39;s targeted at businesses. Those reports and the press&#39;s reaction to them shows why right now Apple matters to the world, and Microsoft doesn&#39;t.</p> Apple Azure Dynamics CRM Online earnings report iPad iPhone Microsoft profit revenue SQL Server and System Center Mac OS X Windows Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:40:12 +0000 Preston Gralla 24172 at Apple results: Don't expect new products until Fall <p> <span style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Apple CEO Tim Cook continued to talk about &quot;new product lines&quot; the company &quot;can&#39;t wait&quot; to share, but these promises couldn&#39;t disguise relative flatness in the company&#39;s Q3 results.</span></p> Apple BRIC China financial results iPad iPhone iPhone 6 Mac Macintosh new products Tim Cook iOS Mac OS X Macintosh Smartphones Tablets Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:28:10 +0000 Jonny Evans 24168 at 15 more iOS 8 features we learned this week <p> <span style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">New insights into what&#39;s inside Apple&#39;s looming iOS 8 release continue to emerge, alongside a bunch of new enhancements introduced within iOS 8 Beta 4, which reached developers last night.</span></p> Apple developers features iOS 8 iOS 8 Beta 4 iPad iPhone mobile operating systems September 30 smartphone wwdc iOS Mobile Apps Smartphones Tablets Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:52:20 +0000 Jonny Evans 24164 at 6 ways Apple protects your privacy in iOS 8 <p> Apple has put a lot of work into ensuring iOS 8 users are given much stronger controls over their privacy and security, giving its mobile OS something competitors cannot (or will not) match.</p> ads tracking Android Apple big data CloudKit Healthkit HomeKit iOS 8 iPad iPhone ipod touch location mobile operating systems privacy security Technology user privacy Android iOS Mobile Security Privacy Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:46:08 +0000 Jonny Evans 24158 at Why enterprise IT pros should fear Apple and IBM <p> <span style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Apple and IBM intend to bring Apple&#39;s legendary ease of use into the enterprise. This means those who&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">currently work in enterprise IT will be expected to deliver complexity and power within applications users can understand. And if they don&#39;t do it, they&#39;ll be out of a job.</span></p> Apple applications big data enterprise IBM IOS iPad iPhone OS X productivity apps software Technology Tim Cook Big Data Business Intelligence/Analytics iOS Mobile Apps Thu, 17 Jul 2014 17:10:47 +0000 Jonny Evans 24150 at OS X Yosemite, iOS 8: Continuity -- what you need to know <p> Apple&#39;s promised Continuity feature will bind OS X Yosemite with iOS 8, enabling integration between Macs and mobile devices for compatible apps. So what is Continuity and what can you expect?</p> Apple Cloud cloud computing Continuity iCloud IOS iOS 8 iPad iPhone Mac Macintosh mobile OS X PC smartphone Technology Yosemite iOS Mac OS X Macintosh Public Cloud Smartphones Thu, 17 Jul 2014 13:26:00 +0000 Jonny Evans 24149 at 15+ reasons Apple is best for accessibility <p> <span style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Apple does more to ensure its solutions are accessible to a wide range of users than any other platform, in spite of any drivel suggesting otherwise.</span></p> access accessibility Apple assistive technologies blind braille deaf guided access IOS iPad iPhone ipod touch Mac Macintosh operating systems OS X voice control Healthcare IT iOS Mac OS X Macintosh Smartphones Wed, 16 Jul 2014 11:30:00 +0000 Jonny Evans 24140 at IBM and Apple... Sitting in a tree... K. I. S. S. I. N. G. <p> <b><i>Tim loves Ginni. Ginni loves Tim. (But no tongues.)</i></b></p> <p> Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and IBM (NYSE:IBM) are climbing into bed together. Better serving big customers is the aim of the game. And you&#39;ll see why 2015 <i>will</i> be like 1984.</p> <p> Good thing? Bad thing? In <i>IT Blogwatch</i>, bloggers can&#39;t agree.</p> AAPL Apple enterprise IBM iPad iPhone Big Data Consumerization of IT iOS Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:07:38 +0000 Richi Jennings 24143 at Apple's IBM alliance kills Google in the enterprise <p> The news (to my mind, at least) confirms just how far Apple has come in its battle for relevance against old foe, Microsoft. So, what might this mean for Android? Nothing good.</p> analytics Android Apple apps big data cloud computing enterprise enterprise apps Google IBM IOS iPad iPhone Microsoft OS X services Android Big Data Business Intelligence/Analytics iOS Tue, 15 Jul 2014 21:27:22 +0000 Jonny Evans 24142 at 17 Siri tips for Apple's iOS 7 <p> <span style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">While you wait for Apple&#39;s iOS 8 Siri improvements it makes sense to make sure we&#39;re getting the best from what the voice assistant already offers through these short tips.</span></p> AAPL iOS 7 Apple hints and tips iOS 7 iPad iPhone mobile mobile apps siri system data troubleshooting user guide user tips voice assistant iOS Location-Based Services Mobile Apps Smartphones Tablets Tue, 15 Jul 2014 11:31:27 +0000 Jonny Evans 24139 at iOS: How to use iPhone, iPad earphones in 13 tips <p> <span style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">There&#39;s 13 handy functions available from the earphones you get standard with iOS devices -- you can even speak to Siri. Not only this, but many third-party headsets&nbsp;</span><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">offer the same functio</span><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">nality</span><span style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">. It makes sense to know what you can do.</span></p> Apple Apple Remote camera earphones headphones iOS 7 iPad iPhone iTunes Mac Macintosh mobile siri smartphone tablet tips tricks troubleshooting user guide Computer Peripherals iOS Smartphones Tablets Mon, 14 Jul 2014 10:12:49 +0000 Jonny Evans 24127 at Major League Baseball gets ready for iWatch <p> Tim Cook&#39;s Apple plans its next moves. The latest evidence for this comes from Major League Baseball (MLB), which plans to deploy what will turn out to be iWatch-friendly iBeacon systems across new interactive baseball attractions.</p> Apple baseball digital health football iBeacon IOS iPad iPhone iTunes iWatch MLB mobile payments payment systems Payments soccer sports Tim Cook wearable devices Emerging Technologies iOS Mobile Apps Smartphones Fri, 11 Jul 2014 11:30:00 +0000 Jonny Evans 24122 at