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Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013
Microsoft has announced that Bing on Windows Phone 8 is getting a new look and some new features. First up, the number of Bing search result categories will be reduced to three: Web, Images, and Videos.
Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013
WeChat has announced its latest version, which includes the introduction of the Sticker Shop, Hold Together, as well as a revamped Official Accounts UI to make it more convenient for users to group brand accounts into a single category, reducing clutter in chat screens.
Is your Microsoft Surface RT tablet facing severe battery drain during connected standby mode after you installed Windows RT 8.1 Preview on it? Here's an unconventional (but simple) fix you can try.
Google is currently testing touch-friendly features on the test build of its Chrome Browser. In its latest build (nightly Canary build), a slide-to-navigate feature had been discovered. This feature allows users to simply swipe to navigate between web pages.
Monday, 5 Aug 2013
Google will be rolling out a new feature called Android Device Manager which will be able to help pinpoint the location of lost devices, as well as get it to ring at maximum volume. Users can expect to start using the new service by the end of August.
Friday, 2 Aug 2013
Adidas has recently launched Snapshot, the world's first mobile app that tracks, records, and analyzes a player's football shot. This app tracks the speed, angle and flight time of users' shots, and lets users share the results over social media.
Thursday, 1 Aug 2013
Microsoft has released the Office Mobile for Office 365 app for Android phones. At the moment, it's only available from the U.S. Google Play store, but international rollout is expected in the next few weeks.
Google to Drop Support for Microsoft's Exchange ActiveSync (Update 2: Extended Till Dec 31, 2013 for Windows Phone)
Come January 30th 2013, Google will be dropping consumer support for Microsoft's Exchange ActiveSync protocol for new devices. Chalk up another casualty of the mobile wars. (Update: EAS support is extended to December 31, 2013 for Windows Phone.)
Wednesday, 31 Jul 2013
Microsoft has announced the availability of Windows 8.1 Enterprise Preview. This edition includes premium features for enterprise users that aren't found in the earlier Windows 8.1 Preview.
Facebook has just announced Facebook Mobile Publishing, a pilot program aimed at helping small to medium game developers take their products global. Facebook will responsible for utilizing its sizable reach and resources to help promote and market these games, in exchange for a cut of the profits.