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Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014
Google is ceasing development in its Quickoffice smartphone app now that it has released Google Docs and Google Sheets. It is also terminating its Orkut social network for its more popular brothers YouTube, Blogger and Google+.
The Reading Rainbow Kickstarter campaign is now the most-backed campaign ever. It aims to bring Reading Rainbow to as many children as possible, and encourage them to start reading. It has even managed to get the other top four Kickstarter campaigns (Pebble, OUYA, Pono and Veronica Mars) to help with its mission.
DigiTimes reported that Microsoft cancelled mass production of the Surface Mini as it lacked confidence in the tablet's ability to differentiate itself from the competition in the small tablet market segment.
Monday, 30 Jun 2014
The Proceedings of The National Academy of Sciences published a report earlier this month that Facebook conducted psychological experiments on 600,000 users without their knowledge in January 2012.
The Panasonic 3E is a semi-rugged tablet/notebook that is resistant to dust, drops and spills. It comes with several accessories for the classroom, and runs on Windows 8.1 Pro for Education.
You can now try Google's new keyboard from the Android L Developer Preview by downloading it from the Play Store. It is free and should work on devices running Android 4.0 and above.
Friday, 27 Jun 2014
Following Apple's announcement of its new HomeKit API, the latest rumors are suggesting that Apple is exploring the possibility of making smart home devices.
Dave Burke, the head of Android engineering and the Nexus program at Google shot down rumors that the Nexus brand will be dropped in favor of the upcoming Android Silver program.
Apple updates the 5th generation 16GB iPod Touch with new colorful options and a 5 megapixel rear camera; prices for the 32GB and 64GB models have also dropped significantly.
Thursday, 26 Jun 2014
If things go according to plan, myRepublic may be the fourth local telecommunications company. The two-year old local broadband services provider intends to challenge the three incumbent telcos by bringing its disruptive energy to the fray. Read on to find out if it offers what the consumer wants.