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Friday, 16 Aug 2013
Mercedes-Benz is currently testing integration will Google Glass and says it will offer some form of Google Glass functionality by the time the Glass goes into production.
Update: Two days after Microsoft relaunched its YouTube app on the Windows Phone Store, Google has blocked it again.
Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013
Microsoft has just announced that Windows 8.1 will arrive through the Windows Store on October 17, 7:00pm (Singapore time). The retail version as well as new devices loaded with the updated OS will go on sale a day later on October 18.
As part of Patch Tuesday, Microsoft has issued several bug fixes for Windows 8.1 Preview. Also, new firmwares are available for the company's Surface RT and Surface Pro tablets.
Paragon Software has just introduced its latest Migrate OS to SSD 3.0 software that lets users quickly migrate their OS from a larger capacity hard disk drive to a smaller capacity SSD.
There are reports that hackers have been stocking up on Windows XP exploits, and are planning to release them the moment Microsoft ceases support for the aging operating system.
Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013
First introduced to Asia about a year ago, Deezer is now rolling out its new app on Windows Phone 8, featuring a new home screen with a focus on content, as well as enhanced features.
Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013
WhatsApp, a popular cross-platform mobile messaging app, has announced that a new voice messaging feature will be made available to all users on all platforms by the end of the week. Users can now push a button to record voice messages, while releasing the button sends the message automatically.
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.