iPhone 6s review

The iPhone 6s is two years old now, but there are still many reasons to consider buying it. A decent camera, headphone jack and design basically the same as the iPhone 8 all for £449? Don't dismiss the 6s quite yet.
Price and availability

The iPhone 6s is available to buy from the Apple Store and via most operators in the UK, and was welcomed by typical Apple Store launch day queues.
Now, it retails from £449 for the 32GB model. or 128GB for £549.

This represents a decent discount - the iPhone 7 starts at £549, while the iPhone 8 starts at £699. And then there's the iPhone X from £999. So for less than half the price of the iPhone X, you can get a 6s. Not bad value at all if you simply want an iPhone.
Design and build

As expected, the design of the iPhone 6s is essentially the same as the iPhone 6, but there are a few slight changes, as well as a brand new colour option. It offers a curved 4.7in display and is made with a sleek, rounded aluminium casing just like its predecessor…

Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone X were among Google top three 2017 global searches

After seeing Google round up 2017's best Android apps, the most popular new mobile games and the top five movies, TV shows and books available on the Play Store, as well as Apple's own lengthy lists of the year's cream of the App Store crop, it's time to review the questions we asked most over the past 12 months. As always, Google's global Year in Search report reads as a confusing mix of natural interest in major life-changing events, acute fascination with death, extreme love of technology, and intense passion for learning. 2017 was apparently the year that "how" searches surged like never before, as millions of people relied on the world's top search engine to teach them how to make slime, buy Bitcoin, or create their own trendy fidget spinner. It's needless to remind you why disgraced celebrities like Matt Lauer, Harvey Weinstein or Kevin Spacey were constantly in the limelight of late, but surprisingly enough, 2016's most searched person…

Why Google Play Store will win the great app store battle of 2018

Android or iPhone? This debate has been on-going for years, ever since smartphones became mainstream. Mobile consumers have continually weighed the pros and cons between the different devices and the two major operating systems. That said, although there are notable advantages and disadvantages to each system, and while Apple’s App Store has frequently dominated in the industry due to aspects such as higher app revenue, Android could be stepping up to take the crown. In fact, there is a very good chance that not only could 2018 be a winning year for Android, but for the Google Play Store as well.
Here are some reasons why:
Android’s revenue anticipated to surpass iOS
According to app analytics firm App Annie, it is expected that Android app revenue will beat iOS app revenue this year. This would pave the way for a stronger 2018 for both Android and the most trusted and widely used Android application store, the Google Play Store. The spike in Android consumer spend that is proje…

Apple Pulls Games Sensationalizing The Philippines Drug War

It's all fun and games until your multi-billion-tech company gets accused of glorifying Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's deadly War on Drugs. At that point, you almost have no choice but to pull the plug on certain business relationships in order to avoid the proverbial fire and brimstone that is sure to come raining down.
This is exactly what the multi-faceted technological giant Apple Inc. has been forced to learn the hard way. It seems the company's CEO, Tim Cook, stepped into his office the other day, only to find a nasty note from the Asian Network of People who Use Drugs (ANPUD) burning a hole in his desk.
The letter, which reportedly came with the signed support of more than 130 organizations from countries all over the world, demanded the company remove a number of iOS games from the App Store because they sensationalize "the emerging tyranny of Duterte's presidency and his government's disregard for human rights principles."
"This is u…

Android App Downloads Are Leaving Apple's App Store Behind

Apple may have had a phenomenally, record-breakingly successful year in 2014, but Android still remains the dominant operating system (OS) on smartphones worldwide. New figures published by analytics company App Annie say that app installation on Google's Androids is increasing at a faster rate than those on Apple's iOS platform. However, as re/code notes, this hasn't translated into greater revenues for Android — yet.
Throughout 2014, Google Play saw 60% more downloads than the Apple App Store, with downloads at the former increasing faster. It's best illustrated below:
App Annie
Despite this, however, iOS saw far more revenues from paid downloads and in-app purchases — 70% more, in fact.App Annie
It's a reinforcement of the classic wisdom that the iPhone is the phone for rich people. Android may get the mass market share, by iOS users will earn more, spend more on apps and in-app purchases, and advertising rates on the platform will be higher.
This may not be the …