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Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013
Singapore-based e-horizon is introducing a new type of app innovation called a mobile soft device. What distinguishes a mobile soft device from traditional communication apps is full integration with the core mobile network, which allows mobile operators to provide completely new types of services to subscribers.
The Smart Protection Strategy covers three focus areas with new solution concepts - custom defense against customized targeted cyber-attacks, complete end user protection for exchange of information in today's bring-your-own-device (BYOD) era, and cloud security optimized for data centers.
Tumblr, one of the top social media sites on the web, has just updated its Android app with a whole new look. The app comes with fancy new animations, and a look that's more in-line with Android's "Holo" theme.
Monday, 8 Apr 2013
Compatible with devices running on Windows Phone 7.5 and 8, the upgrade comes with new and improved features such as a redesigned home screen, new shortcuts, and better tags, just to name a few.
Friday, 5 Apr 2013
According to Paul Thurrott of SuperSite for Windows fame, Outlook RT exists and looks to be edging closer to release. Regarding Office for iPad, he's heard that it would only arrive after Microsoft ships Outlook RT.
Thursday, 4 Apr 2013
Disney has announced that it will down LucasArts, in the process killing off two upcoming Star Wars games and laying off some 200 employees.
According to ZDNet, Windows Blue will be officially named as Windows 8.1. As we have reported in August last year, the Redmond software giant has alleged plans in the pipeline to speed up the release cycle of their new Windows operating system. This development is in line with its decision.
Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013
ASUStor has added a series of Usenet download and media streaming tools to its App Central library. These free apps include SABnzbdplus, Sick Beard, CouchPotato, Headphones, and Subsonic.
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.