Post Tagged with: "Android"

Google and Samsung Announce Global Patent Agreement
/ January 27, 2014 5:46 pm
Google and Samsung Announce Global Patent Agreement

Reuters reports that Google Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd have reached a global patent cross-licensing agreement. The companies stated that the deal "would lead to deeper collaboration on research and development of current and future projects." The companies have been in the middle of the smartphone patent wars in law suits with Apple and various other companies. . Read More

Survey: Android Apps Developed Faster Than iOS, Windows Phone
/ January 14, 2014 2:49 pm
Survey: Android Apps Developed Faster Than iOS, Windows Phone

It takes less time to develop apps for the Android platform than for either iOS or Windows Phone, according to a new survey by Evans Data. Forty-one percent of developers targeting Android said their typical app is finished in one month or less, compared with 36% for iOS and 34% for Windows Phone. On all platforms, the largest part of the time is spent on testing and debugging, except for Firefox and Tizen, where coding takes more time. Read More

Zynga to Shut Down YoVille
/ January 13, 2014 4:21 pm
Zynga to Shut Down YoVille

VentureBeat reports that Zynga has decided to discontinue one of its oldest games, YoVille, by the end of March, sparking discontent from players of the once popular game. YoVille is a game set in a town-like community that was developed to a point where millions of individuals were playing it, giving rise to a whole sequence of “Ville” games, light-hearted replication game like FarmVille. . Read More

Twitter Co-Founder Biz Stone Launches Q&A App Jelly
/ January 8, 2014 5:02 pm
Twitter Co-Founder Biz Stone Launches Q&A App Jelly

Mashable reports that Twitter co-founder Biz Stone has launched a question and answer style social networking app called Jelly, which is free on iOS and Android smartphones. The application will ask users to submit questions with a photo captured from their phone's camera. . Read More

New SoundTracking v3.0 for Android
/ January 6, 2014 4:45 pm
New SoundTracking v3.0 for Android

SoundTracking has released new features to SoundTracking v3.0 for Android. The newest features and fixes include swiping left & right to quickly browse through tabs, faster scrolling and transition animations and swiping left & right to quickly browse through tabs. SoundTracking v3.0 also has a new music discovery section about current trends worldwide. Read More

Hypedmusic Shuts Down After Receiving Cease & Desist Notice from RIAA
/ January 2, 2014 3:02 pm
Hypedmusic Shuts Down After Receiving Cease & Desist Notice from RIAA

GigaOm reports that the free music application, Hypedmusic, has shut down after receiving a cease and desist notice from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) alleging that the service is violating copyright. Hypedmusic is an Android, web, and iOS application that allows users to discover music accessible on services like YouTube, SoundCloud, and Tumblr through a simple UI. . Read More

The Echo Nest Powers Streaming Radio for Microsoft’s Xbox Music
/ December 19, 2013 9:02 am
The Echo Nest Powers Streaming Radio for Microsoft’s Xbox Music

The Echo Nest, one of the industry's leading music intelligence companies, today announced it is powering radio stations within Xbox Music. Using The Echo Nest’s Music Discovery and Personalization solution, Xbox Music radio stations, called Radio, are available to all Xbox Music users on Windows 8 tablets and PCs; Windows Phone 8, Android and iOS phones and tablets; and the Xbox 360 and Xbox One entertainment systems. Read More

Get Adobe Flash player