News: Apps and Software
Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014
Forget Paul the Octopus, the star clairvoyant of this year's World Cup is Microsoft's Windows Phone 8.1 virtual assistant, Cortana, who has so far correctly predicted the winners of all thirteen World Cup knockout stage games.
Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014
Even before Windows Phone 8.1 hits existing devices, there's already a report saying that Windows Phone 8.1 GDR1 is reaching the RTM milestone soon.
GrabTaxi just launched GrabCar in Singapore, one that differentiates itself with fixed rates even if you are stuck in a traffic jam during peak hours, or had to pass through multiple ERP gantries.
Apple’s iOS 8 beta is progressing along nicely, with the third release now available to download for those with an Apple Developer account. Read the full change log here.
Monday, 7 Jul 2014
Been at an airport recently and saw a lot of people crowding around power outlets charging their mobile devices? A Samsung ad says these are probably not Galaxy S5 users.
Friday, 4 Jul 2014
TripAdvisor has just announced that its smartphone app for iOS and Android devices will now offer offline functionality such as reviews, photos and city maps.
Thursday, 3 Jul 2014
So, you're still running the original version of Windows 8 or Windows RT 8.0, because you can't coax Windows Store to perform the Windows 8.1 update? A solution is at hand.
Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014
Microsoft has just shared three important milestones that honor its earlier promise for increased security and transparency of its online and software products.
Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014
Google is ceasing development in its Quickoffice smartphone app now that it has released Google Docs and Google Sheets. It is also terminating its Orkut social network for its more popular brothers YouTube, Blogger and Google+.
An update to the iTunes U app will provide new tools and functionalities for educators to create and manage courses directly on the iPad; students will also be able to participate in discussions and ask their teachers questions without having to exit the app.