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Want China Times: Hon Hai Unveils iPhone-compatible Smartwatch
/ June 28, 2013 12:59 pm
Want China Times: Hon Hai Unveils iPhone-compatible Smartwatch

Want China Times reports that Hon Hai Precision Industry, better known as Foxconn has presented a smartwatch, which can be connected wirelessly to an iPhone that the company expects will be a part of its effort to increase revenue growth. Hon Hai executives said that the wearable computing device enables you to measure the user's vital signs such as breathing and pulse, and also check phone calls and Facebook posts. . Read More

The Verge: Vine for Android Introduces Front-camera Support
/ June 28, 2013 12:57 pm
The Verge: Vine for Android Introduces Front-camera Support

The Verge reports that Vine for Android has finally introduced support front facing cameras, which means Android users can record six-second videos of themselves, just like their iOS peers have been doing since April. The company announced the delayed new feature in a tweet, stating that it modified the app to work slightly faster too. But, not all Android users can capture themselves on Vine as the update is only available for those users having Android 4.0 and higher. . Read More

TechCrunch: Facebook Introduces Related Hashtags And Mobile Site Support
/ June 28, 2013 12:50 pm
TechCrunch: Facebook Introduces Related Hashtags And Mobile Site Support

TechCrunch reports that Facebook has added hashtag support for its mobile site and also launched related hashtags. Now, when you click or look for a hashtag, the results page will display other hashtags usually posted at the same time. Read More

Bloomberg: Microsoft Will Soon Get Facebook App for Windows 8
/ June 27, 2013 12:18 pm
Bloomberg: Microsoft Will Soon Get Facebook App for Windows 8

Bloomberg reports that Facebook Inc. is developing an app for Microsoft Corp.'s Windows 8, introducing one of the most widely used applications absent from the OS built to help the software maker acquire tablet customers. Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said, “Flipboard Inc., which allows users to combine articles into a digital magazine and the National Football League will also develop apps for Windows 8.” . Read More

EVF Files Complaints Against Facebook, Apple, Microsoft, Skype and Yahoo
/ June 26, 2013 4:04 pm
EVF Files Complaints Against Facebook, Apple, Microsoft, Skype and Yahoo

Several members of EVF (Europe v Facebook) group filed complaints under EU data protection law against Facebook, Apple, Microsoft, Skype and Yahoo due to the alleged co-operation with the US Secret Service NSA under the PRISM Program. The complaints were filed in Ireland (against Facebook and Apple), Luxembourg (against Skype and Microsoft) and Germany (against Yahoo) and are directed at the European subsidiaries of the US-based internet companies. . Read More

TechCrunch: New iOS App Allows You To Record What You Heard Five Minutes Back
/ June 24, 2013 4:44 pm
TechCrunch: New iOS App Allows You To Record What You Heard Five Minutes Back

TechCrunch reports that Heard, a newly launched iOS app, continuously records the audio around you into an ephemeral, self-destructing buffer, keeping only those brief minutes which you consider worthwhile. After you open Heard, it instantly starts recording everything within an earshot's distance of the iPhone's microphone. If you wish to save the audio from the last 5 minutes, you can go into the app and tap a single button and it will be recorded. If you do nothing, then the buffer is wiped out. After the recording is done, clips can be named, tagged, emailed, or shared on Facebook. Read More

WSJ: Google’s Acquisition of Waze Being Reviewed by FTC
/ June 24, 2013 4:37 pm
WSJ: Google’s Acquisition of Waze Being Reviewed by FTC

The Wall Street Journal reports that Google has confirmed that it has been reached by lawyers from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) about the company’s $1.1 billion purchase of the mobile navigation company Waze, which was completed in mid-June. A Google spokeswoman has refused to talk about details of the antitrust review by the FTC. . Read More

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