Survey highlights the top 3 quibbles developers are having with Mac App Store

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Apple is shaking up the App Store, but what about its OS X counterpart? Sure, the new subscription terms extend to iOS, tvOS and OS X apps, but what’s Apple going to do, if anything, in order to make the Mac App Store a more attractive venue for Mac software distribution?

We should find out what’s next for the Mac App Store next week at WWDC. In the meantime, here’s what developers are disliking about it, based on a DevMate survey which polled about 700 Mac developers…. Read the rest of this post here



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iOS continues bleeding share to Android as smartphone market slows considerably

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Mary Meeker’s 2016 Internet Trends Report is a treasure trove of surveys and predictions on the global trends concerning our industry. I found out this morning that half of the searches will be either through images or speech by 2020 and that Siri was handling more than one billion requests per week through speech as of June 2015.

I’ve now compiled the report’s most interesting tidbits regarding Internet usage around the world, the iOS vs. Android battle and more…. Read the rest of this post here



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Thank you, Siri: mobile voice assistant usage is rising at a rapid clip

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After perusing a massive 238-slide deck that is Mary Meeker’s new 2016 Internet Trends Report this morning, a slide has captured my attention that summarizes the trend toward voice searches and digital assistants. It says that in five years time at least half of all searches will be either through images or speech, which is fascinating.

What I find even more remarkable is the fact that Siri alone handled more than one billion requests per week through speech as of June 2015…. Read the rest of this post here



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Apple edges out Samsung in American Customer Satisfaction Index

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Apple has managed to edge out Samsung in this year’s American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI), the nation’s cross-industry measure of customer satisfaction. The Cupertino firm has beaten the Galaxy maker by just one percentage point when it comes to smartphone customer satisfaction.

The report, which released Wednesday, reveals that in 2016 Apple scored 81 out of 100 while Samsung stayed where it was the year before at 80.

A year before, both firms scored 80 out of 100 for customer satisfaction…. Read the rest of this post here



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Survey: Apple Watch most popular smartwatch among teens as iPhone stays strong & iPad lags

A report released yesterday showed that Apple is still growing in the PC market, and now Piper Jaffray has released its latest survey focusing on the company’s performance in the teen segment of the market. According to the survey results, gathered from 6,500 teenagers with an average age of 16 and a half years, Apple still dominates across all product categories compared to comitting brands.

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