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Wednesday, 13 Nov 2013

Google Rolls Out Android 4.4 KitKat for Nexus 7 and Nexus 10

Google Rolls Out Android 4.4 KitKat for Nexus 7 and Nexus 10

Google just announced that the Android 4.4 KitKat update will be rolling out to the Wi-Fi models of Nexus 7 (2012 and 2013) and Nexus 10 from today. Nexus 4 and Nexus 7 versions with mobile data will be getting the update soon.

Tuesday, 12 Nov 2013

LucidLogix Announces GameXtend, A Power Efficiency Software for Mobile Devices

LucidLogix Announces GameXtend, A Power Efficiency Software for Mobile Devices

LucidLogix Solutions, a company headquartered in Israel, announced the first in its new series of power efficiency software products for smartphones, tablets and other Internet of Things (IoT) and wearable devices.

Monday, 11 Nov 2013

StarHub Launches SmartFoundry, Releases Voice and SMS APIs

StarHub Launches SmartFoundry, Releases Voice and SMS APIs

StarHub today announced the launch of SmartFoundry, an application programming interface (API) platform that allows software developers, enterprise customers and institutes of higher learning to tap on its APIs to accelerate the creation and deployment of products and services for businesses and consumers in Singapore.

Friday, 8 Nov 2013

Windows Vista, Lync & Previous Versions of Office Seeing Targeted Attacks (Updated)

Windows Vista, Lync & Previous Versions of Office Seeing Targeted Attacks (Updated)

Microsoft says it's aware of targeted attacks mainly in the Middle East and South Asia, which affect customers using Microsoft Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Microsoft Office 2003-2010, and all supported versions of Microsoft Lync. While a security update is in the works, concerned users can apply a Microsoft Fix it solution now.

Thursday, 7 Nov 2013

Parallels Business Solutions Offers Business Tools for a Mixed Windows, Mac, and iPad World

Parallels Business Solutions Offers Business Tools for a Mixed Windows, Mac, and iPad World

Parallels has announced Parallels Business Solutions, offering businesses the tools necessary to succeed in a mixed Windows and Mac world.

Twitter Valued at US$14.1 Billion

Twitter Valued at US$14.1 Billion

Twitter (TWTR) shares will soon be traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) for US$26 per share, putting the company's value at US$14.1 billion. It will be offering 70 million shares at the listed price, and have granted underwriters a 30-day option to buy up to 10.5 million additional shares.

Wednesday, 6 Nov 2013

MobileIron for Android Allows BlackBerry Customers to Migrate Securely

MobileIron for Android Allows BlackBerry Customers to Migrate Securely

MobileIron has announced new capabilities to accelerate the adoption of Android in the enterprise.

Tuesday, 5 Nov 2013

Samsung

Samsung "Eyes on the Road" App Encourages Safe Driving

To promote safer driving behavior, Samsung has developed an "Eyes on the Road" mobile app that helps drivers switch off mobile distractions when they get into their cars by activating the Drive Safe mode.

OS X Mavericks Causing Data Loss on Certain External Storage Devices

OS X Mavericks Causing Data Loss on Certain External Storage Devices

OS X Mavericks have reported that upgrading to the latest OS has caused them to lose data on their external storage devices.

Microsoft Acknowledges Mouse Issues in Games on Windows 8.1

Microsoft Acknowledges Mouse Issues in Games on Windows 8.1

Microsoft has acknowledged mouse lag issues in some games on Windows 8.1 and is currently working on a fix. In the meanwhile, there are a few workarounds you can try.

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