Posted by A Ocean on March 24, 2013 ·
Apple has acquired WiFiSLAM which specializes in extending location data and positioning to indoor locations using Wi-Fi for “around” $20 million according to a report by The Wall Street Journal that .
WSJ also was able to get Apple to confirm the accquisition, but did not share its purpose for the company. According to the available description of the firm, the company has created technology [...]
Posted by A Ocean on January 17, 2013 ·
Facebook has introduced out free voice calling for iPhone users within Facebook Messenger app for users in the US, earlier they tested after testing it for a short time in Canada.
Free VOIP calling is already popular with apps like Viber, it is pretty big news when it lands on a Facebook app. Of course, the benefits of using Facebook Messenger to make voice calls are that it’s free with Wi-Fi and [...]
Posted by A Ocean on October 5, 2010 ·
The new white edition Withings WiFi Body Scale is currently available in Europe (and UK) at the price of 129.00€ on www.withings.com. The WiFi Body Scale is the world’s first WiFi connected personal weight scale, which automatically records the user’s body weight, lean & fat mass, and calculated body mass index (BMI) to his/her secure webpage and/or free Withings iPhone or iPad [...]
Posted by A Ocean on August 16, 2010 ·
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News of Samsung’s tablet PC – Galaxy Tablet launching at IFA, Berlin on september 3,2010 were making news since last week, the device might debut with Vodafone in UK as it was reportedly spotted on the mobile carrier’s website .
A Firmware website said that it has stumbled upon a Android 2.2 software build for the Samsung Galaxy Tab P1000 , according to [...]
Posted by A Ocean on August 12, 2010 ·
Thethering, which is the ability of turning your mobile into wireless WiFi HotSpot to share the internet connection you have on the Phone with all the devices that have a wireless adapter has been popular since iPhone’s inception. There have been numerous third-party apps to enable you to save on the outrageous cost which your mobile carrier will charge you in addition to the usage [...]
Posted by A Ocean on July 12, 2010 ·
After the initial heart rendering iPhone 4 commercial few months ago, Apple has posted four new TV commercials to entice people to buy the new iPhone 4, heavily promoting FaceTime, a feature typical to the new smartphone which allows device owners to carry out video calls over a Wi-Fi network.
The new ads are heavy on melodrama, bordering on cheesy. Apple’s sole intention with the new ads [...]
Posted by A Ocean on June 21, 2010 ·
Move over Facebook’s complex privacy control and user-data sharing issues, Google has gone one-up on Facebook by scooping up sensitive data such as passwords when putting together its Street View service.
French National Commission on Computing and Liberty CNIL, has begun looking into the exact data that Google’s Street View cars captured, and have found that the “sensitive [...]
Posted by A Ocean on June 15, 2010 ·
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Microsoft announced the updated version of the Xbox 360 console yesterday at the E3 Expo 2010, named Xbox 360 250GB, the new console features a number of changes, including smaller design, larger internal hard drive and Wi-Fi 802.11n support. Microsoft also showcased Call of Duty: Black Ops, the latest edition in the popular Call of Duty series.
Microsoft has gone [...]
Posted by A Ocean on June 9, 2010 ·
iPhone 4′s FaceTime video chatting feature released at the WWDC keynote by Steve Jobs is generating tremendous hype and as expectedly garnered lots of press as with anything iPhone related, I am wondering about the reason for the hype and hoopla as video calling on 3G mobile phones has been existent for years now. Two-way video calls were one of the highlighted features of early UK 3G [...]
Posted by A Ocean on May 27, 2010 ·
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Delivery date of pre-ordered Apple iPad which is launching in stores tomorrow in UK has been pushed back, the delivery of tablet device was postponed to June 7th a couple days after it started taking orders online and now it has slipped to mid-June ( no date specified), the reason Apple was forced to change the delivery date is due to the exceptionally high demand for the iPad [...]