- Mobile Phones
Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013
WhatsApp, a popular cross-platform mobile messaging app, has announced that a new voice messaging feature will be made available to all users on all platforms by the end of the week. Users can now push a button to record voice messages, while releasing the button sends the message automatically.
Microsoft has announced that Bing on Windows Phone 8 is getting a new look and some new features. First up, the number of Bing search result categories will be reduced to three: Web, Images, and Videos.
Monday, 5 Aug 2013
Google will be rolling out a new feature called Android Device Manager which will be able to help pinpoint the location of lost devices, as well as get it to ring at maximum volume. Users can expect to start using the new service by the end of August.
Friday, 2 Aug 2013
Adidas has recently launched Snapshot, the world's first mobile app that tracks, records, and analyzes a player's football shot. This app tracks the speed, angle and flight time of users' shots, and lets users share the results over social media.
Motorola officially announces the Moto X - the first phone developed under Google and also the first to be fully assembled in the U.S. While it may seem like a midrange device, the Moto X has some unique features.
Thursday, 1 Aug 2013
The Vertu Ti Ferrari combines Vertu's pioneering design, modern technology and luxury services with bespoke Ferrari materials and specially curated Ferrari content; only 2013 of these luxurious and handcrafted Vertu Ti Ferrari phones will be released.
One day after AnandTech reported that the hardware of the Galaxy S4 is tweaked to perform faster in several benchmarks, Samsung issued an official statement to clarify on the matter.
Microsoft has released the Office Mobile for Office 365 app for Android phones. At the moment, it's only available from the U.S. Google Play store, but international rollout is expected in the next few weeks.
Google to Drop Support for Microsoft's Exchange ActiveSync (Update 2: Extended Till Dec 31, 2013 for Windows Phone)
Come January 30th 2013, Google will be dropping consumer support for Microsoft's Exchange ActiveSync protocol for new devices. Chalk up another casualty of the mobile wars. (Update: EAS support is extended to December 31, 2013 for Windows Phone.)
Wednesday, 31 Jul 2013
Facebook has just announced Facebook Mobile Publishing, a pilot program aimed at helping small to medium game developers take their products global. Facebook will responsible for utilizing its sizable reach and resources to help promote and market these games, in exchange for a cut of the profits.