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By ShannonPerry Amazon released another new service – Fire TV – to further penetrate the home entertainment market. While an Amazon Prime account already provides members access to thousands of free TV episodes and movies through a web browser, Fire TV is a small black box that allows ...
Apple is suddenly taking a much more open approach to testing its desktop operating system. For the first time in years, the company is inviting regular consumers to help test upcoming OS X software updates before they’re distributed publicly. Apple says the OS X Beta Seed Progra...
Apple has just pushed out software updates that fix security vulnerabilities on the iPhone and iPad and certain versions of Mac OS X Mountain Lion and Mavericks. It has also circulated a second update that patches a vulnerability that exposes the most recent model of AirPort Extreme to...
Welcome to the Mobile Cyber Security News Weekly, our newest online newsletter. Mobile Cyber Security will focus on the most interesting news, articles and links related to mobile and cyber security, mobile malware, mobile application management, cyber warfare (and more!) that I run ac...
San Francisco, CA, April 23, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Michael Hinshaw, President & CEO of customer experience solutions company Touchpoint Metrics (OTCQB:TPOI), was invited to present a special session at Western Independent Bankers’ Annual Conference for Bank Presidents, Senior Of...
Apple has been interviewing senior payments industry executives to push ahead on a plan to build an electronic payments business, according to two people familiar with the process. The company has been meeting with potential applicants for two new positions at Apple focused exclusively...
In line with Earth Day and as part of its latest environmental push, Apple has announced that it will take back any Apple product for free recycling. Apple has already been giving gift cards in exchange for used iPhones, iPads and Macs that are in good enough condition to be resold, wh...
I am not happy to Revisit a Vendor Survival post saying that my prediction that a vendor will not survive was correct (for example,
The Mobile Health News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to mobile health that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends.Also read Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekl...
By ShannonPerry I’ve written about tech waves before – in the last ten years, cell phones, online commerce, social networks, smartphones, laptops, and tablets have risen from obscurity to ubiquity. By capitalizing on these waves, the earnings and popularity forward-thinking companies (...
A long-running battle between Apple and Google for mobile dominance is spreading to the most lucrative genre of apps: videogames. The two Silicon Valley giants have been wooing game developers to ensure that top-tier game titles arrive first on devices powered by their respective opera...
In the South Korean industrial town of Gumi, about a 45-minute helicopter ride southeast of here, Samsung Electronics factory workers, nearly all of them young women, are methodically applying the finishing touches on Galaxy S5s. The launch of Samsung’s newest flagship smartphone...
I’ve been using the Samsung Galaxy S4 as my main mobile device for just about a year now (it launched in March 2013 and was made publically available in April 2013) and I like it – but to be as honest as possible, I don’t love it. My main issues with the S4 have to... Read ...
I have been using Nokia Lumia Icon for the past few weeks. It has perhaps one of the best camera systems. Recently couple of days ago, I installed Windows Phone 8.1 Preview despite the warnings. http://hodentek.blogspot.com/2014/04/get-windows-phone-81-developer-preview.htmlActually I ...
Apple has a crazily powerful digital store, used by hundreds of millions of customers. But if you want to sell something there it will cost you: In almost every case, Apple keeps 30 percent of the purchase price on whatever its users buy. Beats Music, the new subscription music service...
Author Peter RogersPrincipal MobilityArchitect, CognizantVisionMobile recently published one of the best reports on apps for vehicles that I have read (http://www.visionmobile.com/product/apps-for-cars-mileage-may-vary/).  It is frustrating with how difficult it is to actuall...
Apple wants to help you name that tune. The company is planning to unveil a song-discovery feature in an update of its iOS mobile software that will let users identify a song and its artist using an iPhone or iPad, said two people with knowledge of the product, who asked not to be iden...
The Mobility News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to enterprise mobility that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends.Also read Enterprise Mobility Asia News Week...
If it seems like your iPhone battery is draining more quickly than it should, it’s easy to check if there’s a problem with your phone. Head into your Settings app, tap on General, then Usage, and you’ll find a two numbers. Usage is how long you’ve actually used your device for, and Sta...
Versatile faxing app enables businesses to send and receive faxes worldwide via any browser, plus Windows and Mac OS/X desktops, and iOS, Android and Blackberry devicesMUNICH, GERMANY -- April 16, 2014 -- PamConsult GmbH today launched PamFax 3.0, its newly updated complete fax solutio...
Minneapolis, MN, April 16, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Flow Draw is a free puzzle game developed by KaJ Labs, a development firm based in Minneapolis, MN. It's a simple enough yet a very challenging game as you keep playing. The way the puzzle works: solve interesting puzzles by linking sam...
Looking at Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1 Developer preview you can really appreciate how fast Microsoft has bridged the gap that separated Windows Phone  from its competitors.Apple had its Siri (Voice based instant help) and Google its Google Now (Right information at just the right...
Android’s position as the most dominant smartphone platform worldwide is also having an impact on mobile app download growth, and now, increasing revenue. Google’s app marketplace, Google Play, saw 45% more downloads that Apple’s iOS App Store in Q1, according to a new report out this ...
The Mobile Health News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to mobile health that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends.Also read Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekl...
1st Touch (www.1sttouch.com) the UK's leading developer of mobile systems for the social housing and local authority sectors has launched a tenant self-service app. The app, which can be fully integrated in real-time with all leading Housing Management Systems, enables a social housing...
London, UK: 15th April 2014 - The first augmented reality interactive book launched by iBO Live last month, is now available to Android users. 'The French Connection', the second book in the Jack Hunter series of adventure stories by author Martin King, aimed at 8-13 year olds, incorpo...
So far, consoles compatible with Apple’s CarPlay feature have only been integrated into a handful of high-end cars. If you want to use the feature without buying an entirely new vehicle, Alpine Electronics will soon be able to hook you up—Nikkei reports that the company will begi...
Last week we discussed “High Quality Scores Mean Lower Pay-per-click Costs“. This week we are going to continue discussing ways of optimizing your advertising budget for pay-per-click (PPC) ads by understanding negative keywords this week. Unfortunately computers are comput...
Monday 14 April, 2014 ‘Bloody Ploughman’ Bloody Ploughman Apple Trees was first described in 1883 and was once thought to be entirely lost to cultivation. Now the Chris Bowers fruit trees nursery is propagating this old heirloom variety as a special supercolumn tree which is ...
No one likes rules until they are broken and the hurt is on you; then you want someone to enforce them. With texting, like so many other things in the
Namaste,I would say he does stand a good chance, no thanks to Internet and Social Media Network.Despite the large scale adoption of Internet and social media by the contenders hotly watched only Rahul does not seem to have invested time or money. I am sure it is very debatable that soc...
Apple’s 2014 roadmap was laid out in pretty considerable detail by KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo earlier this week in an investor note, and while ordinarily analyst predictions aren’t worth the paper they’re printed on, Kuo has a solid track record of actually getting things righ...
Security threats are making the news quite a bit lately, whether that involves situations where a user’s information either has been compromised or potentially could be compromised. The latest Heartbleed web security flaw has nearly everyone recommending that you update all of your onl...
By ShannonPerry For a while now, wearable technologies have received attention from the media and attracted scores of fit minded and curious customers. A Fit Bit can monitor sleep habits, activity levels, and distance traveled, but the Nike + Fuelband provides similar information and c...
The Mobility News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to enterprise mobility that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends.Also read Enterprise Mobility Asia News Week...
With a deluge of location-based services such as Foursquare, and Yelp, and GPS that constantly tracks anyone with a smartphone on the planet, it has become ever more important for giant Internet companies – including Apple, Google, Yahoo and Microsoft to ramp up efforts on ad targeting...
Nearly a year after launching Office Mobile for the iPhone, Microsoft has released Office for iPad, which brings Word, Excel and PowerPoint – but not Outlook – to any iPad running iOS 7.0 or later. Office for iPad lets you view, edit and create documents on your own or with others, and...
Thursday 10 April, 2014 Hitcase (hitcase.com ), makers of waterproof, shockproof, mountable iPhone cases and accessories for active people, today announced the appointment of MMD Distribution as their exclusive UK distributor (including Ireland and N. Ireland). MMD is one of...
Thursday 10 April, 2014 For years, the Easter candy of choice in the UK has been the chocolate egg. Increasingly however, the Brits are catching up with the US and are taking jelly beans to their hearts. Six years ago, if all the Easter Jelly Belly jelly beans were placed end to...
By Dhruv Gupta, Director of Product Marketing at Perforce This article was originally published on the Perforce Blog. An inte...