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Thursday, 9 Jan 2014

McAfee LiveSafe Service to Ship on New HP Computers

McAfee LiveSafe Service to Ship on New HP Computers

McAfee will deliver the McAfee LiveSafe service worldwide as a preinstall on selected new HP consumer and commercial PCs.

Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014

Sony Wants to Log Your Life with Its SmartWear Products

Sony Wants to Log Your Life with Its SmartWear Products

Sony has announced the SmartBand wearable device. Besides logging your activities, this waterproof device integrates with your smartphone to notify you of calls and messages.

Monday, 6 Jan 2014

LG Enters the Health & Fitness Wearable Device Market with the Life Band Touch

LG Enters the Health & Fitness Wearable Device Market with the Life Band Touch

LG has confirmed its Life Band Touch wearable device in a CES 2014 press release.

Thursday, 2 Jan 2014

Google To Discontinue Bump by End of January

Google To Discontinue Bump by End of January

Google will be removing Bump -- an app that shares data between devices by bumping them together -- from the Apple App Store and the Google Play store by the end of January. Bump Technologies, the company that made Bump, was acquired by Google in September 2013.

Tuesday, 31 Dec 2013

Fitbit App Update Lets You Monitor Distance and Burned Calories

Fitbit App Update Lets You Monitor Distance and Burned Calories

The latest version of the Fitbit mobile app for iPhone 5s allows users to monitor steps, distanced covered, and calories burned.

Google and Audi Reportedly Working on Android-Based Infotainment for Cars

Google and Audi Reportedly Working on Android-Based Infotainment for Cars

Google and Audi are reportedly working together on an Android-based infotainment system for cars. The companies are likely to announce their plans at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, United States next week. This is according to sources who spoke with the Wall Journal.

Monday, 30 Dec 2013

Researchers Claim Photo Sharing on Social Media Could Destroy Your Memory

Researchers Claim Photo Sharing on Social Media Could Destroy Your Memory

Researchers from Fairfield University claim that people who often take and share photos on social media do not engage in cognitive processing. This results in a condition called the "photo-taking impairment effect".

Tuesday, 24 Dec 2013

Project Siena Enables Business Users to Create Mobile Apps for the Enterprise

Project Siena Enables Business Users to Create Mobile Apps for the Enterprise

Project Siena is a beta Windows 8 app that lets anyone (particularly business experts, business analysts, consultants, and other business users) create powerful business apps in just minutes, via a Windows 8-style interface, for today's mobile devices.

Monday, 23 Dec 2013

Sony PlayMemories v4.0 & New Firmware for Cyber-shot QX Cameras Announced

Sony PlayMemories v4.0 & New Firmware for Cyber-shot QX Cameras Announced

Sony has announced plans for software and firmware updates to improve the overall usability, speed, and functionality of the Cyber-shot QX100 and QX10 "Lens-style" cameras. The software update for the PlayMemories mobile app v4.0 is now available for all Sony Wi-Fi enabled cameras in addition to the Cyber-shot QX series.

Friday, 20 Dec 2013

Viber Rolls Out on Windows 8 Desktops and Tablets

Viber Rolls Out on Windows 8 Desktops and Tablets

Designed from the ground-up for the Windows 8 platform, this latest version for desktops and tablets includes Windows 8 only features, on top of live tiles and lock screen notifications.

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