News: Apps and Software
Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012
Android users can now simply key in their name and phone numbers to use Facebook's updated messenger app. They're no longer required to log in with a Facebook account, which means users without Facebook accounts are also able sign up for the free messaging service.
Monday, 3 Dec 2012
For Windows Phone 8 users using the Rooms feature, you can still invite people on other platforms. However, since they can't see the shared calendar, photos, and notes in one centralized location, a few other apps are needed.
Contrary to Microsoft's public stance, the maker of Windows 8 is said to be upset about Windows 8's lackluster adoption rate and is blaming OEMs for it.
Friday, 30 Nov 2012
WD announced today comprehensive support for new storage features in Windows 8 and an app for the new Windows UI that makes it easy to discover, enjoy and backup digital media and files.
Apple's eagerly-anticipated iTunes 11 is now available for download. The newest version of iTunes features significant UI and performance upgrades.
Thursday, 29 Nov 2012
Symantec has just announced Norton Zone, a secure file sharing service that lets users share their photos, videos, and documents from any of their computers, smartphones, or tablets. A free, limited public beta is now available.
Symantec has announced that its latest flagship mobile security offering, Norton Mobile Security, now adds support for iOS.
Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012
According to TechCrunch, the popular social networking group has now "plastered posters across its headquarters", egging on employees to "switch from [iOS to Android] today".
Monday, 26 Nov 2012
Mozilla has quietly ended its development of Firefox 64-bit for Windows. There were a number of reasons given by the project manager that included the scarcity of plug-ins in 64-bit version, stability issues with the 64-bit builds as well as a general sense of mediocrity among users and testers.
Friday, 23 Nov 2012
Win App Update has announced that Microsoft's new Windows 8 Store has surpassed the 20,000 apps mark, which translate to a growth rate of close to 500 new apps a day.