News tagged ‘android’

Friday, 23 Mar 2012

RIM Seeks Senior iOS Developer

RIM Seeks Senior iOS Developer

Research in Motion recently put up a job posting, now removed, for a Senior iOS Mobile Developer, fueling speculations about the possibility of BBM on iOS. BGR Reports.

Thursday, 22 Mar 2012

Swiff Provides Cashless Payment Options for Consumers, Businesses and Banks

Swiff Provides Cashless Payment Options for Consumers, Businesses and Banks

SCCP Payment Services has launched Swiff, a mobile payment platform that accepts credit/debit card payments from customers on-the-go, today in Singapore. The platform works through the use of a multi-authenticated plug-in device and app, of which currently runs on iPhone, Android and BlackBerry devices.

Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012

Man Uses Android Phone And Nintendo Wii Controllers To Fly Like A Bird

Man Uses Android Phone And Nintendo Wii Controllers To Fly Like A Bird

Mark this one up as the most innovative use of an Android phone to date. Dutch mechanical engineer, Jarno Smeets uses an HTC Wildfire S phone, a pair of Nintendo Wii remotes, and a set of gigantic glider-like wings to take to the heavens, soaring majestically like only a man with 30 feet wings can.

Monday, 12 Mar 2012

27 Million Users Later, Instagram Still Teasing Android App

27 Million Users Later, Instagram Still Teasing Android App

When you have 27 million users, all of which are using iOS, how do you double, or even triple that growth? By building an Android version which according to Instagram founder Kevin Systrom, is even better than the iOS version.

Marvel Announces Augmented Reality App

Marvel Announces Augmented Reality App

At the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, Marvel Entertainment announced and previewed Marvel AR, a new app designed for Android and iOS devices which opens up extra content when you point your camera at the comic book.

Friday, 9 Mar 2012

Samsung Galaxy S II Not Getting ICS Update on 10th March

Samsung Galaxy S II Not Getting ICS Update on 10th March

Contrary to an earlier news posting on Samsung's Philippines site, the Korean company has sent a Twitter update, stating that it won't be pushing the Android 4.0 update to the Samsung Galaxy S II on 10th March.

Developers Pressured to Use Google Wallet

Developers Pressured to Use Google Wallet

Android developers have recently been receiving pressure from Google to use their costlier in-house Google Wallet platform instead of other payment methods like Paypal or Boku.

Sunday, 4 Mar 2012

AppTag Laser Blaster Toy Brings Laser Tag to iOS and Android via AR

AppTag Laser Blaster Toy Brings Laser Tag to iOS and Android via AR

For all the kids (and adults) who love first person shooter games, you'll definitely be interested in the AppTag Laser Blaster. The toy gun uses a combination of augmented reality with a focused infrared beam and high frequency sounds, connecting your iOS or Android devices for a laser tag game.

Friday, 2 Mar 2012

iOS & Android Apps Can Steal Your Photos without You Knowing

iOS & Android Apps Can Steal Your Photos without You Knowing

Loopholes in both iOS and Android allow apps to secretly upload your photographs to remote servers without your permission.

Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012

Mozilla Demos Boot to Gecko at MWC 2012

Mozilla Demos Boot to Gecko at MWC 2012

Boot to Gecko marks Mozilla's first foray into the smartphone realm. We spotted Mozilla's new operating system at Mobile World Congress 2012 and did a quick hands-on. Read on to find out more.

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