Quip — An Excellent Word Processor Meant For Mobile Devices

Quip — An Excellent Word Processor Meant For Mobile Devices

Word processors have been around for a long while now. However, they haven’t evolved sufficiently at pace with the recent explosive growth of mobile computing. Quip, a new word processor which has been developed specifically for mobile devices, aims to change this.

By On August 1, 2013 1 Response
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Google Spent $966 Million To Buy Waze

Google Spent $966 Million To Buy Waze

In June, Internet search giant Google decided to purchase online mapping service Waze, but unfortunately the company couldn’t complete the deal. And now Google says that it has paid $966 million to buy Waze.

By On July 26, 2013 Respond
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Web Version Of The Popular Magazine App Flipboard Arrives

Web Version Of The Popular Magazine App Flipboard Arrives

Flipboard has been a wildly popular magazine app to smartphone users. The app lets users get content of their liking in a magazine like fashion and has mustered millions of downloads on iOS as well as Android devices. Now, the web version of the app has also been released.

By On July 25, 2013 Respond
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Make Money By Replacing Smartphone Home Screen With Ads

Make Money By Replacing Smartphone Home Screen With Ads

Most of us tend to check out our smartphones every few minutes. We do that to see if any update or message has popped up on the screen. But everytime we do so, we check the handset’s home screen. Locket is an app which replaces your home screen with ads and pays you for viewing these ads.

By On July 21, 2013 Respond
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Google Revamps The Web Interface Of Google Play Store

Google Revamps The Web Interface Of Google Play Store

Google has revamped the Web interface of its Google Play Store, making it look a lot like the Android version of the store. The redesigned outlook of the Web version of the Store makes it a lot easier to find app details without having to scroll and navigate through different tabs.

By On July 17, 2013 Respond
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Google Shutting Down Its Alfred App On July 19

Google Shutting Down Its Alfred App On July 19

Seems like Google hasn’t finished dishing out its services. Few months ago Google announced to shut down its popular RSS readers, Google Reader and seven other services as a part of ‘Spring Cleaning’ ritual. And now Google has announced that it will shut down its Alfred app on July 19.

By On July 12, 2013 Respond
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Pirate Bay Co-Founder Making Spy-Proof Messaging App Hemlis

Pirate Bay Co-Founder Making Spy-Proof Messaging App Hemlis

With the wake of the PRISM scandal, it is no longer a secret that government and private organizations monitors communications among citizens over phone, internet and more. Peter Sunde, co-founder and former spokesperson of The Pirate bay, wants to do something about it. He has a solution in mind too.

By On July 10, 2013 1 Response
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MIT App Connects The Dots Of Your Life From Your Gmail Data

MIT App Connects The Dots Of Your Life From Your Gmail Data

Many of us have been using email accounts for ages. Given such extensive associations, a significant portion of our lives is reflected by the contents of our inbox, through the emails received and sent. The MIT Media Lab has now created a web app called ‘Immersion’ which gathers metadata from your email account and then presents a people-centric view of your email life.

By On July 8, 2013 Respond
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Updated Facebook Home Android App Gets Folders

Updated Facebook Home Android App Gets Folders

When Facebook rolled out its ‘Facebook Home’ app, it arrived with a lot of fanfare. However, the app failed to gain much traction after the launch. Despite that, the social network is not ready to give up on it and has now rolled out a new version of the app.

By On June 29, 2013 Respond
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Technology Company Proposes Security Standard For Apps

Technology Company Proposes Security Standard For Apps

A number of apps dish out ads from shady advertisement networks, many of which comes equipped with malware. Not only that, many apps are able to tweak the settings of a given handset without explicitly gaining the users’ permission. A security technology company has now proposed to curb this by devising a security standard for apps.

By On June 27, 2013 Respond
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Most Americans Feel Negatively About Brands With Slow Sites And Apps

Most Americans Feel Negatively About Brands With Slow Sites And Apps

Almost 9 out of 10 Americans grow negative feelings about brands with poorly performing websites and apps. About 83% of the population feels negative reaction when a website is too slow. The stats came in SOASTA’s June 2013 Website and Mobile App Report.

By On June 23, 2013 Respond
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Microsoft Pays Developers As Much As $100,000 For Windows Phone 8 Apps

Microsoft Pays Developers As Much As $100,000 For Windows Phone 8 Apps

Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform has emerged as a significant player in the mobile arena, but it is still lagging far behind the likes of iOS and Android. To bridge that gap, the company has been trying hard to appease the developer community and has paid as much as $100,000 to entice certain developers.

By On June 17, 2013 1 Response
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Study: Speech-to-text Technology Distracts Motorists While Driving

Study: Speech-to-text Technology Distracts Motorists While Driving

In order to avoid road accidents, for a long time drivers have been advised not to text anyone while driving. But as people have found not interested to restrain themselves from texting while driving, so to keep their eyes focused on road, hands-free texting using voice-operated technology have been legalized. Recently, a study has found that speech-to-text technologies are more distracting than talking to other passengers in the car.

By On June 13, 2013 Respond
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Facebook’s Parse Grows Rapidly, Reaches 100,000 Apps

Facebook’s Parse Grows Rapidly, Reaches 100,000 Apps

Parse is a backend services provider which mobile-app makers popularly use. Facebook purchased the platform back in April, amid concerns that the acquisition may shy away all the existing users and developers. However, Parse has continued to grow at a rapid pace and has surpassed 100,000 apps.

By On June 13, 2013 Respond
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Yahoo Buys iOS Camera App Maker To Improve Flickr

Yahoo Buys iOS Camera App Maker To Improve Flickr

Earlier today, Yahoo has announced another acquisition. This time it is about Flickr. Yahoo has acquired iOS camera app maker GhostBird Software for an undisclosed sum.

By On June 13, 2013 Respond
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