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Apple preparing iOS 7.1.1 to deal with some bugs before iOS 8 - http://pocketnow.com/2014...
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Apple preparing iOS 7.1.1 to deal with some bugs before iOS 8 - http://pocketnow.com/2014...
Even though the trend of “dot-one” updates from companies like Microsoft and Google has been noticeably significant lately, Apple’s way of handling these is always a mixed bag. We have seen cases where these updates are significant, but the launch […] The post Apple preparing iOS 7.1.1 to deal with some bugs before iOS 8 appeared first on Pocketnow.
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Flickr wants to become your new Instagram with its latest app update http://www.engadget.com/2014...
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Citymapper raises $10M to help you navigate on buses and trains - http://gigaom.com/2014...
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Citymapper is more known in London than it is in the U.S., but with $10 million in new capital it plans to expand into other big metro areas where large numbers of public transit commuters live.
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OnePlus One sales to be invite-only - http://pocketnow.com/2014...
Get the details on the OnePlus One invites that you'll need to buy the upcoming CyanogenMod smartphone. The post OnePlus One sales to be invite-only appeared first on Pocketnow.
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OnePlus One sales to be invite-only - http://pocketnow.com/2014...
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A Million Little Facebook Pieces - http://techcrunch.com/2014...
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Facebook, massive and successful as it is, is no longer a company that defines new social experiences. It either copies them outright, or it just buys them. (See also: $19 billion for WhatsApp). Read More
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Ericsson solidifies OpenStack commitment with big assist from Mirantis - http://gigaom.com/2014...
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The use of OpenStack in Ericsson's core next-gen gear means mobile operators will be able to roll out features faster and use cheaper hardware, said Mirantis CEO Adrian Ionel.
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In Today’s Messaging Wars, Platform Makers Apple And Google Are Coming Up Short - http://techcrunch.com/2014...
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The $19 billion WhatsApp acquisition by Facebook is nothing if not a signal of the significant importance that messaging has in this new phase of online connectivity, in the world where people's "first computers" are their mobile handsets. Dozens of new messaging apps launch every day, each with a core set of functionality and a few tricks of their own, ranging from the practical (calendar… Read More
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Tactus Taps Wistron To Bring Its Magical Physical Touchscreen Buttons To The Masses - http://techcrunch.com/2014...
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Tactus makes keyboards that appear out of seemingly flat glass touchscreen surfaces, thanks a fluid-based layer that reacts to electrical signals to create rises and bumps that serve as keys and buttons. It’s a magical technology, and one that you can see demoed on video in the clip below from CES this year. Soon, you’ll be able to get that tech on a range of devices thanks to a new… Read More
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Comparison Engine Versus Launches Its First App To Grow Its 3.5M Monthly Uniques - http://techcrunch.com/2014...
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Versus IO, a consumer electronics product comparison engine startup based out of Berlin that's attracted backing from Dave McClure’s 500 Startups (among others), has launched its first app as it seeks to continue growing its user-base. Read More
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Samsung Galaxy devices will get a custom Kindle app - http://gigaom.com/2014...
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Users of Samsung Galaxy phones and tablets can download a new Kindle app produced in partnership with Amazon. The app, Kindle for Samsung, has a new interface and gives away one ebook a month.
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Twitter Introduces Mobile App Install Ads And Integrated Ad-Buying With MoPub - http://techcrunch.com/2014...
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It looks like Twitter is hoping to earn more ad dollars from mobile app publishers and developers. The company is announcing several new features today that Vice President of Revenue Kevin Weil described as adding up to "an easy and scalable way to drive app installs and app engagement, both on Twitter and off Twitter." Those include the ability to pay for Promoted Tweets that drive app… Read More
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Google’s Project Tango Includes Tech Apple-Acquired 3D Imaging Company PrimeSense - http://techcrunch.com/2014...
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If you want a hint of what might be on the horizon at Apple, look to Google – or at least look to its Project Tango experimental 3D depth-sensing smartphone. Tango got a teardown just the other day, and later on iFixit determined that one of its key components comes from what is now an Apple subsidiary (via 9to5Google), thanks to a deal that wrapped up last November. PrimeSense, which is the… Read More
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Apple Patents Android-Like Gesture Unlocking Tech For Mobile Devices - http://techcrunch.com/2014...
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Apple has a pair of new patent applications published by the USPTO today (via AppleInsider) which describe a gesture-based unlocking system for iPhone or iPad devices. The system is more sophisticated than existing implementations, however, and includes a number of provisions to make the encryption even harder to frustrate the current methods employed by Android devices. Apple’s patent… Read More
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Amazon's making a custom Kindle store for Samsung Galaxy devices http://www.engadget.com/2014...
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Eyefi's new service sends your camera's photos to the cloud as soon as you shoot http://www.engadget.com/2014...
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Samsung And Amazon Team Up For Custom Galaxy Kindle E-Book App - http://techcrunch.com/2014...
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So much for trashing the Kindle. Today Samsung is announcing a new app, Kindle for Samsung, created in partnership with Amazon, that will let Galaxy device users using Android 4.0 and up, starting with the Galaxy S5, to buy and read content from Amazon's catalog of magazines, newspapers and books. The app will going live across 90 countries this month. Read More
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Line Starts Letting Users Make And Sell Their Own Stickers On Its Messaging Platform - http://techcrunch.com/2014...
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Mobile messaging platform Line, which is gunning for a billion registered users by 2015 and is also reportedly considering an IPO later this year, has added a new feature aimed at boosting engagement on its platform. The feature could also result in it pulling in more revenue via its secondary money-maker, sticker sales. Read More
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Bloomberg: Apple wants to plug Shazam directly into iOS http://www.engadget.com/2014...
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Buy Halo: Spartan Assault on one Windows 8 device and kill Covenant on the others you own http://www.engadget.com/2014...
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Google earnings focus on the search and ads that actually pay the bills http://www.engadget.com/2014...
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Ad Company Tremor Video Now Offers Automated Campaign Optimization Across Screens - http://techcrunch.com/2014...
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Tremor Video, a video ad company that went public last year, has announced a new product that should take a lot of headache and uncertainty out of running ad campaigns across desktops, tablets, smartphones, and Internet-connected TVs. Cross-screen advertising is a big buzzword (buzzphrase?) right now, but Tremor CTO Steven Lee said that when it comes to running a campaign, there's still a… Read More
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Jasper Wireless lands $50M to connect the internet of things to mobile networks - http://gigaom.com/2014...
Jasper Wireless has quietly become a force in the internet of things, brokering and managing many of the connectivity agreements – including AT&T’s increasing number of connected car partnerships – that link appliances, gadgets and vehicles to mobile networks. On Wednesday, Jasper announced it has raised […]
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Here's how to chat with Windows Phone's new assistant outside of the US http://www.engadget.com/2014...
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Amazon makes Kindle documents available via Cloud Drive http://www.engadget.com/2014...
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Qualcomm invests in 4G-bandwidth sharing, getting in on M87’s $3M Series A - http://gigaom.com/2014...
Source: Qualcomm
Austin's M87 is trying to turn smartphones into extensions of the mobile network, sending mobile connections hopping from device to device before hitting the tower. Qualcomm has taken notice.
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Kitestring, The App That Makes Sure You Get Home Safe - http://techcrunch.com/2014...
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You don't have to walk alone anymore. Rather than asking your mom, bestie, or significant other to stay on the phone with you while you walk down a sketchy street at night, you can use Kitestring. You punch in your emergency contacts, let it know when you're somewhere dangerous, and Kitestring will text you a little later to see if you're okay. Read More
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Now Facebook Wants You To Share Where You’re “Traveling To” - http://techcrunch.com/2014...
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Serendipitous meetups with friends while traveling make us happy. Facebook wants to be the portal to that joy. So this week it quietly rolled out a new feature that lets you share where you're "traveling to". Facebook's Page mentioned it today, so I asked the company which said after testing, "traveling to" is now available to all users. And it has big potential to bring Facebook valuable data. Read More
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Chrome Remote Desktop for Android brings the big screen to the small screen - http://gigaom.com/2014...
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The newest Google Android app just made it easier to remotely access a Windows or Mac computer from a phone or tablet. You'll need Chrome on the target computer but that shouldn't surprise if you've been following Google's long-term Chrome strategy.
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