Google Voice Users May Want to Avoid Windows Phone

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Google’s war against Microsoft has taken another hostage in the form of Google Voice users. After a battle that resulted in the removal of a more advanced YouTube application for Microsoft’s mobile OS platform, Windows Phone users could kiss goodbye to third-party Google Voice apps next year as a result of Google enforcing its new […]

iPhone 5s Touch ID Isn’t Coming to Third-Party Apps Just Yet

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iOS app developers won’t be getting access to Apple’s Touch ID API anytime soon — at least not yet, according to AllThingsD who spoke with Apple Senior Vice President Phil Schiller. Touch ID is Apple’s new feature on the iPhone 5s that is a fingerprint scanner embedded in the Home button of the device. Users place […]

Apple iPhone 5S to Include New Technology Focus on Motion, Fitness

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Apple announced today a new chip focused on motion, and they’re calling it the M7. The company says it works alongside the new A7 processor in the iPhone 5S as a motion co-processor, and it will essentially enable a new generation of health and fitness apps, according to Apple. The M7 chip is in charge of measuring motion […]

Microsoft Hopes to Appeal to Geeks With 3D Printing Support

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With the release of the preview of Windows 8.1 at Microsoft’s BUILD conference in San Francisco, California, one new feature was introduced that may help the platform become more appealing to technology geeks. Like 2D printing support, Microsoft is hoping to differentiate Windows 8.1 for use on desktops, notebooks, and touchscreen tablets by adding new […]

When Apple Closes One Door on Facebook Home, a Window of APIs Opens

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They say that when one door closes, a new window of opportunity opens and such may be the case with Apple. Taking the stage at the All Things D conference, CEO Tim Cook opens up about Apple opening up its iOS platform in the future to developers. Though Cook dismissed the notion of Facebook’s Home launcher, […]

Google Announces Android 4.0.3

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Yesterday marked the roll out of Android 4.0.2 Ice Cream Sandwich for the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. Well, just a day later, Google has announced that it will be rolling out Android 4.0.3 to phones and tablets in the weeks ahead. When exactly? Google remained mum on the subject. The new software, according to Engadget, will […]

RIM Lures Third-Party Developers with BBM Integration Into Apps

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RIM is luring third-party developers to creating apps for the BlackBerry ecosystem with its emerging Social Platform strategy, which will open up BlackBerry Messenger, or BBM, to third-party apps. Unfortunately, though, BBM is still limited to BlackBerry devices and won’t be opened up to other platforms, at least not at this time. RIM is making […]

Push Notifications Coming Soon to Third-Party Symbian, MeeGo Apps

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Nokia has announced that the Notifications API has been released and is now available for third-party applications developer to integrate into their applications for use on the Symbian and MeeGo operating system platforms. The Notifications API is available as a plug-in for the Nokia Qt SDK and allows for apps like instant messenger (IM) apps, […]