Mobile Design

Apple confirms iOS source code leak, but claims its phones are safe

By on Feb 12, 2018 in Mobile Design | 0 comments

Apple has confirmed that some of the source code for its iOS mobile operating system has been leaked online. The leak, which was first reported by Motherboard, was for an iOS process named “iBoot.” The leak, which was first reported by Motherboard, was for an iOS process named “iBoot,” and was used on its older iOS 9 operating platform. The boot-up source code was...

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Hackers have got Windows 10 on ARM running on a Lumia 950 smartphone

By on Feb 11, 2018 in Mobile Design | 0 comments

With promises of multi-day battery life and always-connected laptops, Windows 10 on ARM has already got us pretty excited, and now hackers have shown off the versatility of the new version of Windows by successfully running it on an old Lumia 950 smartphone. As the name suggests, Windows 10 on ARM has been designed to bring Windows 10 to laptops and tablets running...

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Apple confirms iPhone source code leak

By on Feb 10, 2018 in Mobile Design | 0 comments

Image copyright AFP Apple has confirmed that some of the source code for its iOS mobile operating system has been leaked online. The boot-up source code used on its older iOS 9 operating platform was posted on code-sharing website Github. Apple typically keeps most of its iOS source code private and ordered Github to remove the content. But it said the leak had not...

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Google got slapped for abusing its power in India

By on Feb 9, 2018 in Mobile Design | 0 comments

India’s anti-trust watchdog Feb. 08 fined US-based search giant Google (pdf) Rs1.36 billion ($21 million), or about 5% of the average total revenue from its India operations, for “search bias.” The Competition Commission of India (CCI) focused on Google’s commercial flight search function. The box, which advertisers can pay to be featured in, is usually displayed...

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China’s first court decision on GUI design patent infringement narrows avenues for protecting software

By on Feb 8, 2018 in Mobile Design | 0 comments

Patent protection for software in China is fairly strong, and as this blog has chronicled over the last few years it has gotten stronger still. But when it comes to the design and look of software, and how users interact with it, a recent Beijing IP Court ruling suggests creators may face an uphill battle in asserting their rights against copycats. Graphical user...

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Apple WWDC 2018: what we want to see

By on Feb 7, 2018 in Mobile Design | 0 comments

The Apple WWDC 2018 date hasn’t officially been confirmed yet, but the keynote is likely to happen in early June and it’s already highly anticipated to include big announcements.  For developers, it offers a chance to get an idea of what they’ll be working with in the coming year, so they can start planning. For everyone else, it’s a glimpse at a lot of the...

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