Tomás Ryan

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With iOS 9 around the corner, iOS 8 adoption stops dead in its tracks

Apple just announced WWDC 2015 today, when the company will presumably unveil iOS 9. Yet with iOS 9 on horizon, a significant number of iPhone and iPad users still haven’t bothered upgrading to iOS 8, with just 79% of all iOS users running it.<p>That number’s up just 1% in the last two weeks, which is …

WhatsApp For iOS Will Receive Voice Calling Feature In A Few Weeks

WhatsApp — the instant messaging app that Facebook acquired for $19 billion last year – hit 700 million monthly active users in January. At the Facebook f8 conference this week, WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton said that the iOS version of the messaging app will gain the highly anticipated free …


Why Android's Winning The Battle Right Now

Without a doubt, the key technological revolution of our time has been the rise of mobile computing. With iOS and Android leading the charge, the way people communicate has been transformed.<p>Of course the most significant competition in the space is the one between the two dominant mobile platforms: …


Coffee Shop Marketing – How Small Businesses Beat The Competition

You need attention. Whether you like it or not, you don’t have a business without the right attention.<p>Small businesses that fail at marketing try to …

Swifty Teaches Apple’s New Programming Language On Your iPhone

Last summer, Apple surprised almost everyone at WWDC with the announcement of Swift, a new programming language for iOS and Mac development.<p>The language feels like something Apple would invent. Like several of the languages currently popular in web development, it has a concise, readable syntax …


Solar eclipse 2015 - in pictures

Friday’s eclipse is the best in the UK since 1999, with first contact being recorded in Madrid and Newquay<p>Full coverage of Friday’s event See our gallery of readers’ photos here

Faroe Islands

Samsung Just Launched An Innovative New Product, But In PR Terms It's Apple That Still Has The Edge

Market disruption and Company culture are the two most talked about ingredients in a successful start-up, and the requirement to constantly pivot and innovate is nowhere more obvious than in the fields of tech and communications.<p>So it’s interesting to note that the two flagship innovative companies …

Apple Watch

Cyanogen CEO says Samsung will be “slaughtered” by competition in the next five years

Samsung may have just announced their much-improved Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge handsets, but according to Cyanogen CEO Kirt McMaster, the Korean tech giant will have to do much more to stay relevant in the next five or so years. In an interview with <i>Business Insider</i>, McMaster explains his views on …


Does The God Particle Decay Into Dark Matter?

The scientists who discovered the Higgs boson, the so-called God Particle, have set their sights on even bigger prey – dark matter.<p>The Atlas and CMS teams at Europe’s Large Hadron Collider (LHC) are investigating a hypothesis that the Higgs boson itself might decay into the mysterious particles …


Apple iOS 8.2 Release Date And Full Features Leak

For many this is the big one. After numerous, somewhat scattershot, iOS 8 updates in recent months the release date and official features list for iOS 8.2 have now been revealed.<p>Credit goes to BGR which received the full changelog and build number (12D508) from internal testers. It is marked ‘GM’, …


18 Things You Should Know About Sleep, According To A Sleep Doctor

"The brain craves routine for good sleep."<p>For more on this topic, feel free to browse the Reddit thread or check out Dr. Verma's blog PeerWell.

Light Photographed As A Wave And A Particle For The First Time

Seeing is believing<p>Scientists have long known that light can behave as both a particle and a wave—Einstein first predicted it in 1909. But no experiment has been able to show light in both states simultaneously. Now, researchers at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland have …

Quantum Mechanics

Out: Xiaomi's Bin Lin

China mobile handset maker Xiaomi catapulted into the upper tier of the world’s top smartphone rankings last year alongside Apple and Samsung, paving the way for CEO Lei Jun to be named Forbes Asia’s “Businessman of the Year.” Shortly after, a new round of investment led to a company valuation of …

Computer Science

Apple Surpassed Samsung As Global Phone Market Leader, Says Report

For the fourth quarter of 2014, Apple reported a record-breaking profit of $18 billion — which is the largest ever reported by a public company – while Samsung said its profits actually dropped 37% year-on-year. After those results, there was speculation that Apple had become the world’s largest …


Samsung Galaxy S6 Cuts Hardware And Features To Boost Margins

Samsung has announced its biggest throw of the dice yet. The Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 Edge smartphones represent the latest thinking from the South Korean company on the direction of its smartphones. At the same time, they are two handsets that simply have to deliver financial success to …


WhatsApp 'turned down Google in favour of Facebook'

Google CEO Larry Page reportedly offered to buy WhatsApp in a last-ditch attempt for more than $19 billion, but was turned down<p>Google is reported to have offered to buy WhatsApp in a last-ditch attempt for more than $19 billion, but was refused by the WhatsApp co-founders.<p>Jan Koum and Brian Acton …