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Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013

Starhub Launches Crowdsource-powered MySmartEye App for the Visually Impaired

Starhub Launches Crowdsource-powered MySmartEye App for the Visually Impaired

Starhub today announced the launch of its MySmartEye app, an iPhone and Android smartphone app that will help visually impaired users 'see' by taking a photo, and letting other volunteers describe the contents of that photo to them.

Yahoo Releasing Inactive Usernames

Yahoo Releasing Inactive Usernames

Yahoo has just announced that its stockpile of dormant usernames is ready to be released. Users who have successfully signed up for a dormant Yahoo username will be notified from today on.

iOS 7 Could Be Released on September 10

iOS 7 Could Be Released on September 10

The latest leak indicates that Apple's eagerly anticipated iOS 7 could be made available to the public on September 10, the same day that the company will announce the new iPhones.

Monday, 26 Aug 2013

Instagram Acquires Video App Luma

Instagram Acquires Video App Luma

Instagram recently announced that it had acquired video app Luma, which allows users to shoot, share and add stabilization to their videos. The app also includes some post-processing features like live filters, as well as the ability to post-process videos.

Windows 8 Banned by HWBot (Updated with fix!)

Windows 8 Banned by HWBot (Updated with fix!)

Updated with fix from Ocaholic! HWBot, one of the world's most popular benchmarking and overclocking databases has banned any results from a machine running Windows 8 OS. This is due to a fault in Windows 8′s real-time clock (RTC), which all benchmarking tools use.

Outgoing Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer Names Windows Vista as Biggest Regret

Outgoing Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer Names Windows Vista as Biggest Regret

Outgoing Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has confessed his biggest regret during his stint is Windows Vista operating system. He told Mary Jo Foley of ZDNet that there are "side effects" from spending too much precious manpower on a product that failed to deliver.

Thursday, 22 Aug 2013

Evernote Partners with StarHub to Offer Free 1-year Evernote Premium Subscription to Eligible Customers

Evernote Partners with StarHub to Offer Free 1-year Evernote Premium Subscription to Eligible Customers

To expand its presence in the Southeast Asia, Evernote is partnering with StarHub to look for new areas of growth. For a start, Evernote and StarHub will offer a complimentary one-year Evernote Premium subscription to all re-contracting and new StarHub Mobile post-paid customers.

Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013

Messaging Service Line to Introduce Video Calls, Music and Line Mall

Messaging Service Line to Introduce Video Calls, Music and Line Mall

At a press conference in Tokyo, Line Corporation revealed that it will introduce new services to its messaging app, which include video calls, Line Music, and Line Mall.

Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013

IKEA Rolling Out Its 2014 Catalogue App with AR Feature

IKEA Rolling Out Its 2014 Catalogue App with AR Feature

IKEA has announced its 2014 Catalogue App with the AR (Augmented Reality) feature so you can see how IKEA furniture fits in your own home before making purchases.

Friday, 16 Aug 2013

Adobe Announces New Single App Plan for Creative Cloud for Teams

Adobe Announces New Single App Plan for Creative Cloud for Teams

Adobe has announced a new version of Adobe Creative Cloud that enables creative teams to purchase membership of a single desktop application like Photoshop CC, Illustrator CC, InDesign CC or any other of the entire collection of CC desktop applications.

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