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Friday, 4 Jan 2013

Facebook Adds Voice Messaging Feature to Messenger App

Facebook Adds Voice Messaging Feature to Messenger App

Facebook augmented their mobile Messenger app recently with voice messaging features. The app is currently available for both iOS and Android devices.

Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012

Updated Facebook Messenger App for Android Removes Need for Facebook Account

Updated Facebook Messenger App for Android Removes Need for Facebook Account

Android users can now simply key in their name and phone numbers to use Facebook's updated messenger app. They're no longer required to log in with a Facebook account, which means users without Facebook accounts are also able sign up for the free messaging service.

Wednesday, 28 Nov 2012

Razer Updates Orochi Mobile Gaming Mouse With 6400DPI 4G Laser Sensor

Razer Updates Orochi Mobile Gaming Mouse With 6400DPI 4G Laser Sensor

Razer has announced a new, upgraded version of its Orochi mobile gaming mouse. The 2013 Orochi has been outfitted with a 6400 DPI 4G sensor, and also features extended battery life of up to 30 hours of continuous gameplay.

Monday, 19 Nov 2012

Analysts: Google's Android Innovation Outpacing Apple

Analysts: Google's Android Innovation Outpacing Apple

Analysts have attributed Android's phenomenal smartphone market share to low prices and faster innovation.

Friday, 16 Nov 2012

IDC: Global Mobile Payments to Reach US$1 Trillion by 2017

IDC: Global Mobile Payments to Reach US$1 Trillion by 2017

Market research firm IDC released a report estimating global mobile transactions will reach US$1 trillion by 2017. The prediction is largely based on the escalating popularity of mobile payment technology, as well as data from mobile websites.

Thursday, 8 Nov 2012

Yahoo Prioritizes Mobile, and Puts Former Wildlife Photographer in Charge of Flickr

Yahoo Prioritizes Mobile, and Puts Former Wildlife Photographer in Charge of Flickr

Yahoo will be focusing more on mobile services, according to an internal memo written by Yahoo's CEO, Marissa Mayer. In the same memo, she also mentioned that Adam Cahan, a former National Geographic photographer, has been promoted and will be taking charge of Flickr.

Monday, 5 Nov 2012

Hurricane Sandy Covered by Time Magazine Using Instagram

Hurricane Sandy Covered by Time Magazine Using Instagram

Time Magazine gave five photographers direct access to its Instagram feed recently in a bid to bring Hurricane Sandy coverage to their readers as quickly as possible.

Wednesday, 17 Oct 2012

Thailand Completes 3G Mobile Network Auction

Thailand Completes 3G Mobile Network Auction

Thailand has just completed the auction of its third generation telecommunications network after multiple delays, for about US$1.4 billion.

Friday, 28 Sep 2012

Instagram's Number of Daily Active Users Surpasses Twitter

Instagram's Number of Daily Active Users Surpasses Twitter

Instagram has surpassed Twitter in the number of daily mobile users. Instagram now boasts of 7.3 million daily mobile users, while Twitter has about 6.9 million. On top of that, the average amount of time a typical user spends on Instagram is about 257 minutes, compared to 169.9 minutes for Twitter.

Thursday, 16 Aug 2012

Pinterest Goes Mobile With iOS and Android

Pinterest Goes Mobile With iOS and Android

Popular photo-sharing social network site, Pinterest, introduces apps for the iOS and Android mobile platforms after opening its doors to the general public as opposed to its former invitation-only policy.

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