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Google Adds Collections To Google+ For iOS

Google Adds Collections To Google+ For iOS

Back in May, Google launched Google+ Collections, which lets users create collections of content around any given topic, just as they could create a board on Pinterest or a magazine on Flipboard. Collections basically look like any other Google+ page, but centered around the theme the user has chosen. Until now, the feature has only been available for Android and …

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Google Launches Android Wear For iOS

Google Launches Android Wear For iOS

Google is rolling out Android Wear, its wearables operating system, for iOS so that people with iPhones can use their devices along with devices like Android watches. Android Wear now supports iPhone 5, 5c, 5s, 6, and 6 Plus running iOS 8.2+. In a post on the official Google blog, the company says, “When you wear something every day, you …

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Demandware Compares iOS/Android For Shopping

Demandware Compares iOS/Android For Shopping

Demandware recently released its Shopping Index for Q2, finding that phones accounted for 94% of the increase in visits and 74% of the increase in basket creation. By the end of the year, it says, phones will be the most trafficked digital shopping device. They also looked at how Android and iOS compare. Demandware’s Rick Kenney writes: We re-examined the …

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iPhone Users Can Now Use WhatsApp on the Web

iPhone Users Can Now Use WhatsApp on the Web

WhatsApp Web, the web app that lets you chat via WhatsApp on your desktop, has just added support for the iPhone. Android, Windows Phone, Blackberry, and Nokia s40/s60 owners could already use WhatsApp Web, but this marks the first time it’s been available for iOS users. All you have to do to enable WhatsApp Web is to head over to …

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AWS Device Farm Is About To Get iOS App Support

AWS Device Farm Is About To Get iOS App Support

Earlier this month, Amazon Web Services announced the launch of AWS Device Farm, a way to automate and scale app testing on actual mobile devices. It was only announced for Android and the Android-based Fire OS, however. On Wednesday, Amazon announced expansion of the offering for iOS apps. While it’s not quite here yet, it will be very soon. The …

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Google Play Downloads 85% Higher Than App Store [Report]

Google Play Downloads 85% Higher Than App Store [Report]

App Annie, an app data service, which is in use by a reported 700,000 apps, released some new data looking at Android vs. iOS apps. The biggest finding is that in Q2, Google Play’s worldwide downloads were about 85% higher than those from Apple’s App Store. App Annie calls this a significant increase from the 70% gap it saw in …

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