News: Apps and Software
Monday, 6 Jan 2014
LG has confirmed its Life Band Touch wearable device in a CES 2014 press release.
Thursday, 2 Jan 2014
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
The latest version of the Fitbit mobile app for iPhone 5s allows users to monitor steps, distanced covered, and calories burned.
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 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 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 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
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.
Whatsapp CEO Jan Koum has just boasted that its instant messaging app enjoys having 400 million active monthly users, with 100 million of them joining in the last four months alone.
Thursday, 19 Dec 2013
Pebble's appstore will be launched early next year, along with the Pebble SDK 2.0.