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iBooks ditches wooden shelves in iOS 7 update

Apple iBooks and iTunes U gets an update to fit the design style of iOS 7.

Apps/Software November 16, 2013

MapQuest redesigned app woos mobile users

MapQuest might not have had a rocking start and it failed considerably in wooing users, but the latest updates would make you think twice.

Apps/Software November 14, 2013

Why Facebook flashed $3bn bling to Snapchat and why it got spurned

SnapChat did the unthinkable. It turned down a massive $3 billion offer from Facebook. Maybe it did the right thing. Maybe not.

Apps/Software November 16, 2013

Facebook updates Messenger app with new look, more features

Facebook's strategy around mobile users is clear. It's to connect more and more people to the network. This became more evident when it released its updated version of Messenger app for all iOS and Android users.

Apps/Software November 14, 2013

Microsoft's November Patch Tuesday fixes zero day exploit

Microsoft's November Patch Tuesday is out and addresses 19 vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer and other Windows software.

Apps/Software November 14, 2013

Apple now lets iOS developers generate up to 100 promo codes per app

Apple is now letting iOS developer generate 100 promo codes instead of 50.

Apps/Software November 16, 2013

YouTube Capture app update for iOS 7 gets new features

Google has updated the YouTube Capture app for iOS 7 to version 2.0.0. Here's a look at what you get.

Apps/Software November 15, 2013

Dropbox breaks down wall between business and personal accounts

From today, Dropbox users will be able to access personal and business files without account switching.

Apps/Software November 15, 2013

Selfie app Shots of Me gets Justin Bieber's backing

Shots of Me gets Justin Bieber's support. It could become a hit sensation overnight.

Apps/Software November 15, 2013

Google extends Android app translation service to all developers

The Android app translation service will aid developers in translating their Android apps in myriad of languages in no time. However, it comes for a price.

Apps/Software November 13, 2013

Twitter custom timelines to let users curate tweets

Custom Timelines coming to Tweetdeck. Storify under threat?

Apps/Software November 15, 2013

CyanogenMod app hits Google Play Store: What you should know

The CyanogenMod app is now available on the Google Play Store.

Apps/Software November 13, 2013

Airbnb releases new, feature-rich app for hosts

Airbnb has launched a redesigned mobile app that incorporates a new dashboard and makes rental hosting a lot easier.

Apps/Software November 13, 2013

Android emerges undisputed king of smartphone market

Android trumps iPhone based on the Q3 report of the International Data Corporation. Windows Phones also posted big gains.

Apps/Software November 14, 2013

Vine app beats Instagram to hit Windows Phone store first

Vine, the social video-capture app owned by Twitter hits Microsoft's mobile operating system first before Facebook-owned Instagram.

Apps/Software November 13, 2013

Microsoft Windows turns 30: The journey so far...

Microsoft Windows is 30 years old. Will it survive another 30 years?

Apps/Software November 11, 2013

Flipboard offering curated shopping catalogs in time for holiday shopping season

Magazine-style content platform Flipboard for tablets and smartphones moves into e-commerce through customizable shopping catalogs as the holiday shopping season gets near.

Apps/Software November 12, 2013

FCC announces mobile broadband speed test app for Android

The app by Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is a broad-based effort to gauge actual download and upload speeds against advertised speeds of providers.

Apps/Software November 11, 2013

Google Voice now supports MMS from T-Mobile customers

Google Voice now supports users to send MMS in the U.S. using T-Mobile'e network.

Apps/Software November 11, 2013

Twitter Alpha Testing program lets Android users try unreleased features

Twitter Alpha Testing program will enable Android users to try unreleased features and give feedback to the company directly.

Apps/Software November 11, 2013

Apple issues fix for mail bug in OS X Mavericks

Apple issues a fix for mail in its latest OS X Mavericks operating system.

Apps/Software November 10, 2013

Join.me app gets 'presenter swap' feature

The new update to join.me iPad app will allow users to start a conversation on the go and eventually pass the presenter's role to other participants.

Apps/Software November 7, 2013

Watch Out: Microsoft warns Office, Vista, Lync and more vulnerable to zero-day exploit

Microsoft has issued a warning of vulnerabilities in Lync, Vista, older versions of Office and Windows Server 2008, which could make them targets of attack by hackers.

Apps/Software November 8, 2013

Microsoft Office Web Apps get real-time co-editing feature

Microsoft Office Web Apps gets an update which brings the co-authoring feature.

Apps/Software November 7, 2013

Android 4.4 Kitkat is out: Here's why it's delicious

A look at the new features and improvements Android 4.4. KitKat brings users' way.

Apps/Software November 3, 2013

Google Nexus 5 and Android KitKat unleashed: What you should know

Google has finally released the long-awaited Nexus 5 and Android 4.4 KitKat. They look delicious.

Apps/Software November 1, 2013

Mozilla Lightbeam add-on for Firefox shows who's tracking you online

New Mozilla Firefox add-on allows the user to view which website is collecting information.

Apps/Software October 31, 2013

Google improves reCAPTCHA service but SF startup claims AI software cracks Turing test

Google made several improvements to the reCAPTCHA anti-bot service barely days before a claim by start-up Vicarious that its AI software has cracked the Turing test.

Apps/Software October 29, 2013

Beware: Cryptolocker is lurking and ready to hold your files to ransom

Cryptolocker is a malicious ransomware designed to target individuals and block access to computer until at least $100 is paid.

Apps/Software October 27, 2013

Vine update brings Sessions and Time Travel: What you should know

New Vine update allows users to save drafts and edit videos.

Apps/Software October 26, 2013

New LinkedIn apps eye mobile users

LinkedIn has launched new mobile apps to enhance user experience and take advantage of the shift of its users to the mobile platform.

Apps/Software October 26, 2013

Start-up Cover offers Android lockscreen replacement that shows users apps they want

The Cover app offers Android lockscreen replacement, giving users a handy way of managing their apps.

Apps/Software October 26, 2013

Adobe Flash Player gets sandboxed in Mavericks Safari

Adobe takes advantage of Apple's new App Sandbox and will run with limited capacity if compromised on OS X Mavericks.

Apps/Software October 25, 2013

Emu's Android texting app is really smart

Emu is an app that is aimed at transforming how people use SMS.

Apps/Software October 25, 2013

PBS app comes to Xbox 360

America's Public Broadcasting Station (PBS) hits Microsoft's current-gen console.

Apps/Software October 24, 2013

Apple takes shot at Microsoft with free OS X Mavericks

Apple challenges Microsoft with the release of OS X Mavericks, which is available as a free download.

Apps/Software October 24, 2013

iOS 7.0.3 release comes with iCloud Keychain and bug fixes

Apple has released iOS 7.0.3 update, which brings along features like iCloud Keychain and several bug fixes.

Apps/Software October 23, 2013

Apple's latest OS X Mavericks released as free upgrade: What you should know

Apple's newest operating system, Mavericks, is available as a free download.

Apps/Software October 23, 2013

BlackBerry BBM comes to iPhone and Android...finally...almost

BlackBerry's BBM service has finally rolled out for iOS and Android. However, you'll still need to wait a bit longer unless you're in BlackBerry's VIP list.

Apps/Software October 22, 2013

No fix yet for Microsoft Windows RT 8.1 update that causes BSOD

Microsoft has yanked off the Windows RT 8.1 update post BSOD issues and users who are looking to upgrade their Windows RT 8 to Windows RT 8.1, will now have to wait longer for the fix.

Apps/Software October 21, 2013

Chromecast app now supported globally

The Chromecast app now offers global support.

Apps/Software October 21, 2013

Experts debunk Apple's claim of 'secure' iMessage

iMessage might not be as secure as you might think, which could allow the NSA to snoop around.

Apps/Software October 21, 2013

Twitter direct messaging app coming soon?

There are reports that Twitter might be mulling about a standalone direct messaging app to expand its service and keep up with competition.

Apps/Software October 18, 2013

Microsoft joins phablet race with Windows Phone 8 update

Microsoft will soon begin pushing out the GDR3 update in the "coming weeks."

Apps/Software October 15, 2013

Android 4.4 KitKat releasing soon: What you should know

Google is expected to release Android 4.4. KitKat soon. Ho different will it be from the predecessor?

Apps/Software October 15, 2013

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