Inq Mobile Shutting Down
Inq Mobile recently indicated via its web site that it will cease operations effective today. Inq Mobile launched in 2008 and fielded the first "Facebook phone." The company followed its first effort with several more, but eventually stopped making hardware to focus on software and mobile apps for Android devices. One of its current apps, Material, has already published its final edition. Another, called SO.HO, will remain operational, but will no longer be updated. The company didn't say why it is closing.
Apr 4, 2018
Facebook today made significant changes to its platform as it continues to deal with the fallout from the Cambridge Analytica breach. To start, the company now believes Cambridge Analytica was given improper access to the data of as many as 87 million people, mostly U.S.
May 8, 2018
Google today revealed more details about its next-generation operating system, Android P. To start, the OS introduces new system navigation that is gesture based.
Dec 15, 2017
Google today said it has decided to wind down Project Tango, its ambitious augmented reality platform that used on-device cameras and sensors to blend reality with computer-generated content. "As we focus on bringing augmented reality to the entire Android ecosystem with ARCore, we’re turning down support of Tango," said Google.
Dec 20, 2017
Apple today confirmed what owners of older iPhones have long suspected: that new versions of iOS will slow down the performance of older iPhones. The matter has regained significant discussion in recent days due to benchmark scores shared on Reddit that appear to show a correlation between new versions of iOS and reduced performance.