Could RIM be considering Windows Phone 8 for future Blackberry devices [UPDATED]

After the rumors of Microsoft being a potential buyer for RIM just settled down, now there is a new report that RIM may tie-up with Microsoft for upcoming smartphone devices, yes you read that right! According to sources of Reuters, RIM may abandon its own already delayed Blackberry 10 OS and adopt Microsoft’s upcoming WindowsContinue reading “Could RIM be considering Windows Phone 8 for future Blackberry devices [UPDATED]”

Adobe Flash support for Android ending soon!

Adobe Flash Mobile has never been something thats gone completely smoothly, but has been something of a selling point to most Android Smartphones and Tablets today, this despite most Flash animations requiring a keyboard and mouse, something which Apple’s late Steve Jobs argued back in 2010 for not supporting the plug in on iOS. WellContinue reading “Adobe Flash support for Android ending soon!”

FaceBook to vastly speed up iOS App

Facebook engineers are completely rewriting the social network iOS app to make it faster. The app, which has been criticized by many users for being extremely slow, was built using the HTML5 Web-based programming language. It makes the app much easier for Facebook’s engineers to port to other platforms like Android or Windows Mobile —Continue reading “FaceBook to vastly speed up iOS App”

Google IO 2012 – Day 1 – Android 4.1, Nexus 7, Nexus Q, Smart Glass and Google+

Google IO 2012 has just finished its Day 1 and what a day it was, Google announced a ton of new products and services, most of which, well in fact all, to be released in the mid July timeframe. Atleast in the US. So lets get to it. Android 4.1 Jellybean The keynote kicked offContinue reading “Google IO 2012 – Day 1 – Android 4.1, Nexus 7, Nexus Q, Smart Glass and Google+”

Nokia Lumia 800 & Lumia 710 Updates For Enhanced Experiences – Find out when your device will get it!

Nokia has created a very useful webpage for software update availability. You can find details such as what the update brings in, device ROM versions that will get the update, availability region, etc,. For example, the upcoming update for Nokia Lumia 800 and Lumia 710 that brings enhanced experience included the following, Internet Sharing (Wi-Fi Hotspot) ShareContinue reading “Nokia Lumia 800 & Lumia 710 Updates For Enhanced Experiences – Find out when your device will get it!”

Apple release Podcast specific app for iOS!

We knew it was coming, but we thought not until iOS 6, but Apple have just released a Podcast specific application for the iPhone and iPad. The free Universal application allows users to listen and download all Podcasts from the iTunes Store but now in its own application. When iOS 6 Beta 1 was released,Continue reading “Apple release Podcast specific app for iOS!”

Microsoft: Windows Phone 8 will free you from “Big Brother” iPhone

In an interview with Laptop Mag, Microsoft Exec Greg Sullivan said some pretty interesting things about the way he feels about the Apple eco system and the way he believes Windows Phone is going to be heading. This is hense the picture, how times change, Microsofts feelings to Apple seem to replica those feelings AppleContinue reading “Microsoft: Windows Phone 8 will free you from “Big Brother” iPhone”

Google IO 2012 Rumours – Tablet and Phone announcements, Jelly Bean

With Google’s annual developer conference, Google I/O, fast approaching, it’s time to get some predictions set of some of the Android-related items that maybe expected out of the three-day event. As usual, there’s no shortage of Android rumors to ponder, but this year seems to be just a little bit different. For the first time since Android was announced, we’reContinue reading “Google IO 2012 Rumours – Tablet and Phone announcements, Jelly Bean”

Former Google Employees launch MightyText to compete with iMessage and BBM

What is MightyText? Some ex-employees of Google today have launched a new chat service available exclusively for Android users which shares many principles of that from iMessage and BBM, but more like Apple with iMessage will also be available via Chrome as an add on so chats can be resumed via a computer or mobile.Continue reading “Former Google Employees launch MightyText to compete with iMessage and BBM”

Windows Phone impressing Developers over Rival Platforms

If a survey done by VisionMobile is anything to go by, Windows Phone just keeps looking up with 57% of developers plan to adopt Windows Phone over the competition, whereas 35% and 28% voted Android and iOS respectively. Developer Adoption Whats impressive about these results is how Windows Phone has done in comparison to aContinue reading “Windows Phone impressing Developers over Rival Platforms”

Huawei announce the Ascend Windows Phone 8 Device

Whilst most have probably never heard of them, they were announced as one of the 4 major Windows Phone 8 OEMs, and its Huawei’s turn to show off devices, unlike HTC announcements which were leaked, Huawei has gone out their and announced the Ascend in a press release. Whilst no main specs were announce, theContinue reading “Huawei announce the Ascend Windows Phone 8 Device”