Siri is the best voice-based virtual assistant that is commercially available on mobile devices today. But it’s limited to only a few apps, which is annoying. A group of students have now devised an excellent solution to overcome this limitation.
A while ago, an iOS 8 concept did its rounds on the web envisioning a mash-up of the Control Center and the multitasking view on iOS. Now, a jailbreak tweak called ‘Vertex’ has been released which turns this concept into a reality.
iPhone 5C has created a huge buzz among general people due to its low price. Most of the carriers are selling it ‘on-contract’ along with a price of $550 or more and a monthly fee of $70+. But Virgin Mobile is offering the handset for $299.99 and a monthly fee of $30 without contract.
Microsoft has been working on a Siri alternative of its own known as Cortana. A new video has now hit the web, showing off Cortana working on a handset. The video shows some of the features of the virtual assistant.
Watching movies or playing a game on a smartphone is fun. But sometimes, the screen of a smartphone or tablet seems inadequate. At such times, you’d want to mirror your mobile device’s screen on a larger TV and these tools will help you with that.
It has been only days since Nokia first unveiled its new Android line-up including the Nokia X handset. A user at the XDA-Developers forum was quick to hack the handset and run Google apps directly on it.
The Evad3rs team which released the Evasi0n tool for iOS devices has now dished out an update for the jailbreak tool. The update, called Evasion7 1.0.7, takes care of the problems with updating bundled repository package information.
HTC has been trying hard to recover from its downward spiral in the smartphone market. The company may finally be on to something as rumors surface that it is about to launch HTC Desire 816 for a sub-$300 price tag.
Canonical has come a long way since first announcing the Ubuntu Touch for mobile devices. The company has steadily improved the mobile OS and fresh prototypes for the platform have surfaced at this year’s MWC.
Having established itself as a success in the aviation industry, it seems that Boeing is ready to try its luck elsewhere. The company has readied ‘Boeing Black’ which, it claims, is an ultra-secure smartphone built with modified Android.
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