Monthly Archives: February 2014

New App Service launched by Disney Studios for Apple Users

A cloud based digital movie service has been launched that will allow users of Apple devices to watch or buy Disney movies from any part of the world. The app and the service were announced by Walt Disney Studios which is known by the name Disney Movies Anywhere. With the help of the web, iPod Touches, iPads and iPhones users ...

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BlackBerry Explores Money-Transfer Potential of BBM

BlackBerry has started to explore the potential of its BlackBerry Messenger in the domain of electronic money-transfer. The Canadian smartphone manufacturer wants its renowned messenger service to be more useful and, hence, more valuable to its users. In an interview, John Sims, the President of BlackBerry enterprise unit, said that the firm is meeting partners and exploring the market of ...

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Nokia Phones to be Used by Facebook for Bringing Online Education to Rwanda

A new initiative has been announced by Facebook known as SocialEDU which is aimed towards bringing collaborative online education to Rwanda. The new initiative is a part of the previously announced project by Facebook known as Internet.org. It will help with the enlisting of Nokia help for hardware support, financing logistics by Rwandan government and data subsidy by Airtel (local ...

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Windows Phones to Get Facebook Messenger Soon

With increased number of Windows phone users, the number of apps being launched each day is growing too. The popular Facebook Messenger which wasn’t yet available for the Windows phone users is not slated to be available for the OS soon. The chat app Messenger’s launch was announced by Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore and the details had been released. The messaging ...

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Office Web Apps Renamed by Microsoft to Office Online

It has been announced by Microsoft that Office Web Apps will be renamed to Office Online including online versions of PowerPoint, Word and Excel apps. Amanda Lefebvre, from the company’s Office blog came up with the news and it was clearly stated that the reason behind this decision is because of feedback from the users. Customers had already stated that ...

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WhatsApp is now Purchased by Facebook for a Whopping $19bn

Facebook has purchased WhatsApp for a whopping $19bn. The deal is in terms of both cash and shares. After a series of acquisitions last year this is the biggest acquisition by Facebook till date. WhatsApp recently touched the mark of 450 million monthly users and has overtaken text messaging users lately. The announcement made by Mark Zukerberg for this deal ...

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Health & Fitness Beta App from Bing Released for Windows 8 Phones

The Bing team hasn’t yet finished with Windows Phone as they recently launched a new app named “Health & Fitness” for Windows 8 Phone devices. This app happens to be the mobile version of Windows 8/RT version and definitely looks great. Similar to “Food & Drink” app released by the company, this application is also in its beta phase. This ...

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VSCO Cam 3.0 Comes with New Feature to Add Friends

VSCO Cam has proved to be a highly popular application when it comes to filtering, cropping and editing photos in the iPhone. The primary focus of the app has always been on how to make images look their best. The company has decided to introduce VSCO Cam 3.0 for iPhone users that will include a feed of friend’s images edited ...

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Radiohead Gaming App Allows Users to Explore and Draw in 3D World

A new app has been released by Radiohead both for the iOS and Android platform. The app has been named as PolyFauna and the announcement of the new app was made by Thom Yorke, lead singer. He stated that this experimental collaboration took place between Universal Everything, a design studio based in UK and Radiohead. This gaming application makes use ...

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Microsoft Building Xbox Reading App for Windows 8

Xbox Video and Xbox Music apps have already been developed by Microsoft for Windows 8 and the next target for the company is books. LiveSeno, a Chinese Microsoft blog discovered that Microsoft is searching for software engineer for developing an interactive reading app for Windows 8, capable of incorporating comics, magazines and books. It has been confirmed by ‘The Verge’ ...

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