Mobile OS Market share Android progresses while iOS resists and Windows Phone collapses
|Mobile OS Market share Android progresses while iOS resists and Windows Phone collapses|
For France, this is again that Android leads the way, with a spectacular increase of 6.5 points, which allows it to reach a share of 71.8% market comfortable. iOS makes almost treading water (19.3% of Pdm, -0.9 pt), while Windows Phone, we even see a time exceed iOS 5.2 pts collapses and pass 13% Pdm just 7.8%. The landing is rough ... Note that all other mobile OS "remaining" (Firefox OS, BlackBerry, etc ...) represent only 1.1% of market share.
In the US, the counters are in bright green for Android which increased 6.3 points and reached 58.2% of Pdm. For the first time in years, iOS back below the 40% Pdm (39.1%) and loses 3.7 pts. Windows Phone loses "only" 1.7 pts, but his Pdm still taped to a very low 2.6% of the market.
In China, it is iOS that shines with 25% market share and 1.1 pt, while Android has stood still losing a tiny 0.3 points in one year (73.9% of Pdm). And in Japan, Android is close to catch iOS gaining 3.3 pts, the Google OS reached 48.7% market share and almost joined iOS which in turn loses 2.1 pts to 50.3% of Pdm. Windows Phone him to settle for 0.5% of the market.
IonVR "a True Virtual Reality experience" for the iPhone
Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster is convinced that the company would IonVR in its cartons a VR headset for iOS and Android that would provide "a true VR experience," according to Munster, the characteristics of which far exceed other type of RV Solutions cardboard and. And for once, Gene Munster is almost sure not to make a mistake IonVR is not a rumor but a promising sart-up, which claims to have developed a new patented system called "MotionSync" to reduce considerably the 'nausea effect of VR.
The helmet could also IonVR its own components (the screen is the iPhone) while the modular design would update it with the latest technology of the moment; Furthermore, home development tools simplify the VR content creation process. IonVR the headset is already available for pre-order at $ 229 price, expected to be available officially before the end of March.
Apple puts the MacBook Pro 2010 status "obsolete"
Apple has updated its list on obsolete equipment. On the program, there are the 17-inch MacBook and 15 released in 2010. There is also the Xserve, a range of Apple's servers. For once, the affected models are those released in 2009.
What does the status obsolete? At Apple, the status announcement that hardware repairs can no longer be supported without exception. It's the same for authorized Apple centers, they are no longer able to order parts to effect any repairs.
Those with a 15-inch MacBook Pro or MacBook Pro 17 inch 2010 have an interest to pay attention to their machine! If there is any problem, a repair is not possible. We think of those who want to change their hard drive with a SSD for more speed. The practice is not very complicated matter, but do not miss otherwise cause a problem.
The complete list of obsolete products is available on the Apple website. The English page has been updated, the latest amendment to the French page dates back to December 2015. Apple is expected soon to be updated.