Archive for category: mobile

Microsoft Announces Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1, Which Will Immensely Expand Cortana’s Footprint
/ July 30, 2014 11:47 am
Microsoft Announces Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1, Which Will Immensely Expand Cortana’s Footprint

TechCrunch reports “Fresh on the heels of the announcement and partial release of Windows Phone 8.1, Microsoft has a new dose of code for users of its smartphone platform: Update 1.” . Read More

Instagram Introduces One-Touch Photo and Video Messaging App Bolt outside the US
/ July 30, 2014 11:47 am
Instagram Introduces One-Touch Photo and Video Messaging App Bolt outside the US

TechCrunch reports “Instagram is taking on Snapchat by turning your best friends’ faces into the shutter button with today’s official release of its first standalone app Bolt, but only Singapore, South Africa and New Zealand will get this initial phase of the iOS and Android rollout.”. Read More

India’s E-commerce giant Flipkart Raises $1 Billion to go Mobile
/ July 30, 2014 11:47 am
India’s E-commerce giant Flipkart Raises $1 Billion to go Mobile

VentureBeat reports “Flipkart, online vendor of everything from cookware to flat screen TVs, is quickly moving into mobile, not unlike its U.S. lookalike, Amazon.”. Read More

BlackBerry to Purchase Germany’s Secusmart
/ July 30, 2014 11:47 am
BlackBerry to Purchase Germany’s Secusmart

Re/code reports “What’s good enough for German Chancellor Angela Merkel, reportedly one of the most high-profile NSA hacking victims, is good enough for BlackBerry.” . Read More

FTC Recommends Mobile Industry Changes to Combat Mobile Cramming
/ July 29, 2014 10:52 am
FTC Recommends Mobile Industry Changes to Combat Mobile Cramming

Responding to the growing problem of "mobile cramming," the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on Monday called on mobile carriers to let consumers block third-party charges on their phone bills. Such a change, the agency said, would help put an end to the illegal practice, in which scammers place unauthorized charges on the mobile phone bills of unwitting consumers. . Read More

Tap that app: Mobli Introduce its One-tap Photo Messenger
/ July 29, 2014 10:52 am
Tap that app: Mobli Introduce its One-tap Photo Messenger

VentureBeat reports “Just days after Instagram’s accidental rollout of new messaging service Bolt, Mobli, the mobile app maker now famous for its Yo app, is launching its own photo-message app called Mirage today.” . Read More

Facebook Forces Users Worldwide To Download Messenger for Mobile Chat
/ July 29, 2014 10:52 am
Facebook Forces Users Worldwide To Download Messenger for Mobile Chat

TechCrunch reports “Over the next few days, Facebook will stop allowing messaging in its main iPhone and Android apps, and force all their users around the world to download its standalone Messenger app.”. Read More

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