News tagged ‘mobile’

Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013

Intel Goes Mobile with Bay Trail Platform

Intel Goes Mobile with Bay Trail Platform

At Computex earlier today, Intel announced their latest 22nm SoC codenamed Bay Trail-T for tablet devices. With enhanced performance, graphics and lower power consumption, does Intel have what it takes to compete in the tablet market?

Friday, 12 Apr 2013

LinkedIn Acquires Pulse Newsreader for US$90 Million

LinkedIn Acquires Pulse Newsreader for US$90 Million

Professional network LinkedIn has confirmed its acquisition of 3-year-old news reading app, Pulse Newsreader, for about US$90 Million. 90% of deal was settled with LinkedIn stock, while 10% was in cash.

Thursday, 11 Apr 2013

Samsung's Galaxy S4 Revealed to be Easily Repairable

Samsung's Galaxy S4 Revealed to be Easily Repairable

Not that you'd need another reason to get a Samsung Galaxy S4, but a recent tear down of the smartphone revealed that the S4 is much easier to repair than most handsets out in the market now, including the Galaxy S3.

Friday, 22 Mar 2013

Apple's Jon Ive is Pushing for Starker and Simpler

Apple's Jon Ive is Pushing for Starker and Simpler "Flat Design" in Next iOS

Jony Ive, who has recently taken over Apple's Human Interface team, is said to be pushing for a simpler, "flat design" for the upcoming iOS.

Friday, 1 Feb 2013

New Keyboard App Fleksy Guarantees Accurate Blind Typing

New Keyboard App Fleksy Guarantees Accurate Blind Typing

New keyboard app Fleksy claims to have an autocorrect system that's so accurate that even blind users can type fast and accurately. Extreme mobile typists can even type without the keyboard being visible for maximum convenience.

Thursday, 10 Jan 2013

Corning Demonstrates New Gorilla Glass 3 with Native Damage Resistance

Corning Demonstrates New Gorilla Glass 3 with Native Damage Resistance

Corning's Gorilla Glass is now tougher against scratches and impact. Just how much tougher can it get? Catch the product demonstration brought to you from Corning's booth at the CES 2013.

Friday, 4 Jan 2013

Voice Messaging Feature Added to Facebook Messenger App

Voice Messaging Feature Added to Facebook Messenger App

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

Thursday, 8 Nov 2012

Yahoo Prioritizes Mobile, Hires Former Wildlife Photographer to Take Over Flickr

Yahoo Prioritizes Mobile, Hires Former Wildlife Photographer to Take Over Flickr

Yahoo will be focusing more on mobile services, according to an internal memo written by Yahoo's CEO, Marissa Mayer. Also, she 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 Utilizing Instagram

Hurricane Sandy Covered by Time Magazine Utilizing Instagram

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

Friday, 28 Sep 2012

Instagram's Number of Daily Active Users Exceeds Twitter's

Instagram's Number of Daily Active Users Exceeds Twitter's

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. Additionally, the average amount of time a typical user spends on Instagram is about 257 minutes, compared to 169.9 minutes for Twitter.

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