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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Nook Apps For PC And Mac Retire, But A Workaround Is Here

Nook Apps For PC And Mac Retire, But A Workaround Is Here

It has been a month since Barnes & Noble quietly removed Nook apss for PC and Mac from its website. Yesterday, it was officially confirmed that the bookseller won’t support the apps any longer.

By On June 12, 2013 Respond
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iOS 7 App Store Gets Automatic Updates, Location-Based Recommendations

iOS 7 App Store Gets Automatic Updates, Location-Based Recommendations

Apple’s apps marketplace, the App Store, is the top collection of best apps around the entire smartphone ecosystem. However, iOS users have been asking Apple for certain updates and features to be added to the Store. With the changes brought to iOS 7 that Apple just unveiled at WWDC 2013, the App Store has also been equipped with automatic updates and other features.

By On June 11, 2013 Respond
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Gmail For iPhone Updated, Offers New Email Categories

Gmail For iPhone Updated, Offers New Email Categories

Google recently rolled out the updated Gmail app for Android devices, offering multiple tabs and many new navigational features. Right on its heels, the search giant has also rolled out a number of updates to the Gmail app for iPhone. The key feature in the updated iPhone app is auto-categorized emails.

By On June 5, 2013 Respond
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Apple Rolls Out WWDC 2013 App For iOS

Apple Rolls Out WWDC 2013 App For iOS

Apple’s big annual event, WWDC 2013, is just around the corner. In anticipation of the event, Apple has now rolled out a new iOS app, exclusively for the event. The app will essentially allow the participants to keep track of meetings and get real-time updates.

By On June 4, 2013 Respond
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Send People Self-destructing Messages Via OTR App From Your Computer!

Send People Self-destructing Messages Via OTR App From Your Computer!

We all know that Snapchat is an immensely popular app which allows users to send out self-destructing photos, videos or texts. Last Thursday, New York-based app maker Lamplighter Games launched a new browser app named ‘Off The Record (OTR)’ that lets users send messages and that disappear within 5 seconds of being read.

By On May 30, 2013 Respond
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Samsung Wallet Launched In Korea

Samsung Wallet Launched In Korea

Samsung Wallet is a convenient mobile app which allows users to store and manage event tickets, boarding passes, membership cards and coupons all in one place. A couple of months ago, Samsung showed off this app to developers. Lately, Samsung has launched its Wallet app in Korea.

By On May 21, 2013 Respond
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