Google has introduced push alert support for apps in Google Chrome browser or Chrome OS. The protocol called Google Cloud Messaging for Chrome is designed to let apps receive notifications from outside Chrome and respond to them more efficiently.
Earlier apps that wanted to respond to an outside trigger would have to keep checking back with a server, using more data and power. Now, developers can have [...]
Nokia Releases Video Touting Lumia 928 Camera’s Superiority Against Galaxy S III And iPhone 5
HTC’s First smartphone which was the first flagship Android phone for Facebook Home, now is priced at less than one US Dollar. US carrier AT&T has discounted the price of the HTC First from $99.99 to $0.99, with a two-year agreement.
Facebook has tied up with HTC to launch a midrange smartphone preloaded with Home, the heavily modified Android experience. User reviews for Facebook Home [...]
Apple may be launching a second generation iPad mini with Retina Display during the second half of 2013 and a few months after that the third generation device will arrive according to NPD DisplaySearch analyst Richard Shim.
“We see two refreshes coming. One in the second half of this year, then one in Q1 [first quarter] of 2014. The Q1  device will have a Retina display plus an updated [...]
The European Commission had made a preliminary antitrust finding against Google’s Motorola Mobility,it has sent Motorola, a list of complaints on how it had abused its market position by seeking and enforcing a patent-related injunction against Apple.
The EU Commission takes step to ensure that companies with huge patent chest do not prevent competitors from using technologies that are crucial [...]
Google I/O conference, Google’s annual conference for Developers which features more than 120 sessions on the Android and Chrome operating systems and one keynote begins May 15 and ends on May 17 in San Francisco.
This conference is eagerly awaited each year as it usually brings some exciting new development for Android and Google’s other projects. Last year at Google I/O was announced [...]
PayPal introduced ”Log In with PayPal” which essentially is a new avatar of its PayPal Access feature for online merchants, the new feature is tailored for mobile devices. Paypal call it’s “commerce identity system” that will make it easy for shoppers to checkout using PayPal, consequently improving the user experience on merchant websites.
It uses the Industry standard [...]
Google was reportedly working on launching its Android based information aggregation tool Google Now to iOS. Google has now officially made Google Now available on iOS with an update to the Google Search application.
The look and feel is identical to it’s Android version and is available for both the iPhone and iPad,
“Google Now is about giving you just the right information at just the [...]
Latest number from market researcher Kantar confirm’s Android’s overwhelming dominance of the UK and the Global smartphone market Among the nine countries (Australia, China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, UK and the U.S.) surveyed by Kantar Android on average accounted for 64.2% of all handset sales in Q1 2013.
Windows Phone accounted for 6.5% of sales with an increase of [...]
Microsoft has on Monday launched Skype video calling features for Outlook.com, which allows users to make video calls directly from their Browsers. Users here in the UK will be the first to recieve the feature. The roll out will start in the UK today, followed by US and Germany availability in the “coming weeks,” and worldwide support by the summer.
“With the preview version of Skype [...]