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Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
IDC: Tablet shipments decline 10.1% in 2015, leaders Apple and Samsung both lose market share   —  The tablet market is still in decline.  —  Q4 2015 is the fifth straight quarter in a row to see a decrease year over year: 65.9 million units shipped, down 13.7 percent from the 76.4 million units …
Feb 1, 2016, 11:45 PMIn context
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Google speeds up Chrome for iOS by using Apple's WKWebView, reducing crashes by 70%, and launches Data Saver extension out of beta for desktop   —  Google speeds up Chrome for iOS with Apple's WKWebView, launches Data Saver extension out of beta  —  A week after launching Chrome 48 for Windows …
Jan 27, 2016, 11:40 AMIn context
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Firefox 44 arrives with ability for sites to send notifications after webpage closed with the user's permission and RC4 encryption support discontinued   —  Firefox 44 arrives with push notifications that sites can send even after users close the page  —  Mozilla today launched Firefox 44 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android.
Jan 26, 2016, 12:47 PMIn context
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
BitTorrent Sync gets support for SD cards on Android, encrypted folders, and running as a service on Windows   —  BitTorrent Sync gets support for running a Windows service, SD cards on Android, and encrypted folders  —  BitTorrent today updated its file synchronization app to version 2.3 …
Jan 22, 2016, 10:55 AMIn context
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
App Annie 2015: Google Play saw 100% more downloads than the iOS App Store, but Apple generated 75% more revenue   —  In 2015, Google Play saw 100 percent more downloads than Apple's App Store.  Double the number of downloads is a huge achievement.  In 2014, the figure was 60 percent …
Jan 20, 2016, 4:10 PMIn context
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
All Skype for Windows users get real-time translation   —  Skype today announced that its Skype Translator tool is now built directly into its main app for all Windows users.  This means Skype for Windows users no longer need a separate app to translate conversations in seven languages …
Jan 13, 2016, 7:00 PMIn context
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Google Maps for Android adds new Driving Mode that predicts your destination based on your location history, recent searches, and time of day   —  Google Maps for Android's new Driving Mode guesses where you want to go  —  Google today released an update to Google Maps for Android that includes a new feature: Driving Mode.
Jan 13, 2016, 10:50 AMIn context
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Gartner: Global PC shipments fell 8.3% in Q4 2015, Apple only company in top 5 to see growth   —  The PC market ended its poor year with another negative quarter.  Both Gartner and IDC agreed: PC shipments were down globally, again.  —  Gartner estimated worldwide PC shipments fell 8.3 percent to 75.7 million units in Q4 2015.
Jan 13, 2016, 7:40 AMIn context
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Net Applications: Windows 10 growth slows, holds 9.96% share of desktop operating systems   —  Windows 10 ends 2015 under 10% market share  —  Check out all of our GamesBeat Rewind 2015 end of the year coverage here.  —  9.96 percent.  Close, but no cigar.
Jan 4, 2016, 9:50 AMIn context
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
WhatsApp goes down for some on New Year's Eve (update: it's back)   —  WhatsApp isn't working today for some users.  We first spotted the problems at 9:58 a.m. Pacific — we couldn't send messages at all, and then they started to go through, but were always delayed.
Dec 31, 2015, 1:45 PMIn context

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