Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013
According to data from Net Applications, market share of Windows 8, though increasingly steadily, is only at 3.31%. More than 80% of Windows users are still using Windows 7 and XP.
Thursday, 28 Mar 2013
Android users will be pleased to know that the Google Translate app is now available offline for their mobile devices running the Android 2.3 Gingerbread platform and later, with support for fifty languages from French and Spanish to Chinese and Arabic.
Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013
The new Flipboard update to version 2.0 now allows users to create and curate their own private or public digital magazines with content from all over the web. The update is only available for the iOS version of the app, but Flipboard promises that the Android update is on its way.
According to a recently commissioned white paper, an amazing 33% of software used today is counterfeit. In addition, consumers will waste 1.5 billion hours this year dealing with malware.
Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013
The update brings the integration with Evernote Smart Notebook. Users will get to enjoy this enhancement, along with several other new features and improvements such as multi-shot mode for taking photos, as well as introducing shortcuts to quickly jump to your most important notes.
Yahoo has announced yet another high profile acquisition of a mobile oriented startup. This time it's London based Summly, headed by 17-year-old entrepreneur Nick D'Aloisio, who started the company when he was 15.
Monday, 25 Mar 2013
An early build of Windows Blue has been leaked online. This updated version of Windows promises to improve on the current Windows 8 user experience. It is expected to be launched by the end of the year; in the meantime, do read on for more details on this major Windows update.
Apple has recently acquired WifiSLAM, a company that specializes in indoor mapping services, for about US$20 million. The only other tech giant that offers similar services (airports, shopping malls and sports venues, etc) is Google.
Friday, 22 Mar 2013
UP and its app system helps monitor your movements, such as how you sleep, move, eat and feel, and how those activities affect one another. It delivers useful and engaging information through a smartphone app that generates personalized insights to help you understand the data, as well as achieve your goals.
Jony Ive, who has recently taken over Apple's Human Interface team, is said to be pushing for a simpler, "flat design" for the upcoming iOS.