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Is nothing sacred? Not even Snapchat is safe from politics. I thought Snapchat was a safe place where people could send “appropriate” photos without the risk of their personal files being stolen. What’s that? Snapchat was hacked last week?
Are we on the heels of a technological revolution in the air? Between the recent changes in the FAA restrictions and this news about Gogo Talk & Text, the things they are a changing. Although this is not the first time a in-flight calling has made it’s presence known, it seems to be the first time it’s actually going to be successful. Now, with Gogo’s Text & Talk service, travelers will be able to use in-flight WiFi to make calls and send and receive text messages.
Blackberry officially announced that it will release it’s exclusive Blackberry Messenger app for other platforms including Android and iOS. However, the company failed to give an exact dates of when the software can be expected in respective App Stores. Since the announcement, many people predicted the dates for the availability of the much awaited Blackberry more »
Two much-awaited Android devices – Galaxy Note III and second generation Nexus 7 – both have received certification in Indonesia by Postel, suggesting that the devices will be unveiled soon. According to earlier reports, second generation Nexus 7 is expected to be unveiled by the end of this month, while Galaxy Note III will be more »
Engadget is reporting this morning that Outlook.com is live and out of beta. The numbers are pretty impressive. The company just announced that the email service is no longer in beta, and that the site has racked up 60 million active users — over a third of them Gmail converts. I find it interesting that more »
If you’ve never lost anything important to you, you’re a liar. Losing a valuable hurts, we all know this. And with all the modern technology and capabilities placed right in our hands these days, we’re long overdue for a solid solution in preventing these unfortunate experiences, aren’t we? New York startup Bungee is here to more »
Spreading awareness of Google’s Gmail privacy (or lack thereof) policies, Microsoft launched a new ad campaign to influence people to switch their e-mail service to theirs, Outlook.com. The truth is that Google scans every correspondence that passes through their Gmail system, filtering keywords, phrases and topics to flip relevant, personalized advertisements on it’s users. Outlook more »
I think voice recognition software has changed my life. Since inheriting an Android smartphone from a generous, tech-savvy relative who recently upgraded, I’ve taken to using Google voice search app on the regular. So far I’ve found it to be more accessible, versatile, and accurate than any voice recognition software I’ve ever tried, handy for more »
Research In Motion (RIM) today has just sent its Blackberry Messenger 7 mobile app out of beta and released its finished version into the BlackBerry App World. For those of you who can’t live without BBM, check out the update as it comes with several new features that will surely make you love using the more »
Google today has just released version 2.0 of its Gmail app for iPhone and iPad. The updated app features a totally new user interface which according to Google is a result of completely rebuilding the app from the ground up. The Gmail app team was said to have worked on this redesign for six months more »
Microsoft had announced that Outlook.com had reached the 10 million user mark back in mid-August. The interesting part here was that this milestone came just two weeks after the release. And well, flashing forward to the present day and Microsoft is now touting another milestone — 25 million users. Or perhaps more accurate — 25 more »
It looks like Apple will soon be pulling the plug for those using the Messages (Beta) app on Lion. The details have arrived by way of en email (posted by Cult of Mac) and notes rather simply that, support for the Messages Beta app will end for Lion users on December 14. The Messages Beta more »