Facebook Updates News Feed with Synchronized Experience Across Devices

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Facebook recently unveiled a new version of its News Feed, with an emphasis on larger photos, reduced clutter and a synchronized experience across devices. This means that the design of the news feed would appear the same whether the user was browsing through it on an smartphone, tablet, or a desktop. Apple’s iOS devices will receive the update first, which … Read More

Obama Administration Supports Petition for Unlocking Mobile Phones and Tablets

Obama Administration Supports Petition for Unlocking Mobile Phones and Tablets

Earlier this year, a new law was passed in the United States that prevented owners of mobile phones from unlocking their devices and using it on another network without carrier authorization. The law also prevents users from taking unlocked phones abroad and using them on local carriers there. However, the law is now being protested by many users who believe … Read More

China Expected to Hit 246 Million iOS and Android Devices This Month

China Worlds Largest Smart Device Market

China is quickly becoming the focal point of the smartphone market, with the country slated to surpass the United States and become the world’s largest smart device market in the world. According to mobile analytics platform, Flurry, China has the most active Android and iOS tablets and smartphones. China has been in close competition with the United States since last … Read More

Chevy Spark and Sonic First to Get Siri Eyes Free Integration

Chevy Spark and Sonic First to Get Siri Eyes Free Integration

Apple’s Siri Eyes Free feature is now beginning to make its way into car brands all over the US. Chevy’s Spark and Sonic models will be the first cars to get Siri Eyes Free integration after the company promised late last year that it would be included. The feature is also slated to be included in other car brands such … Read More

iWatch Team has 100 Product Designers at Apple

Apple iWatch

Over the past several weeks, rumors have been circulating that Apple is working on a smart watch, dubbed the “iWatch”. Although it is purely speculation at this point, a number of credible sources have backed claims from multiple sources. After Nick Bilton of the NYTimes reported that Apple was working on a curved glass smart watch, a report from Bloomberg … Read More

HBO GO Adds Apple TV Support Via AirPlay, Working on Native App

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HBO has made a move into yet another one of Apple’s products, allowing customers of its HBO GO streaming service to stream shows and movies on their Apple TV devices. On Tuesday, during the AllThingsD Dive Into Media Conference, Eric Kessler of HBO announced that the company will be adding support for its users to stream to their Apple TV … Read More

Apple Working on Curved Glass Smart Watch – iWatch?

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In late 2011, the NYTimes reported that Apple was working with wearable technology that could potentially become a wearable iPod wristband of sorts. Now, Nick Bilton of the NYTimes is once again reporting that Apple is working on a smartwatch device, dubbed the “iWatch”. Bilton mentions that Apple is experimenting with curved glass on its smart watch and could potentially … Read More

AT&T Announces Holiday Quarter Earnings, Activated 8.6 Million iPhones in the Quarter

ATT Best ever iPhone sales

Earlier in the week, Verizon announced its Q4 2012 earnings results and reported that it had activated over 6.4 million iPhones in the quarter. On Thursday, AT&T announced its earnings for the holiday quarter, reporting that it had activated 8.6 million iPhones and sold a total of 10.2 million smartphones. This means that Apple’s iPhone consisted of approximately 84% of … Read More

Japanese Carrier Softbank Reportedly in Talks to Take over US Carrier Sprint

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Japanese mobile carrier Softbank is reportedly in talks to buy Sprint Nextel Corp. On Thursday, a report from Bloomberg noted that Softbank was looking to purchase two-thirds of the Sprint Nextel company which would give them control of the company. The transaction will cost Softbank a hefty $19 billion, or 1.5 trillion yen and will allow them to enter the … Read More

Google Inc. (GOOG) Acquires Sparrow for “new Gmail Project”

Google Sparrow

Google Inc. (GOOG) has gone ahead to acquired yet another company to wind into its web of online companies and lab tests. The search giants latest acquisition is popular Mac OS X and iOS email client, Sparrow. Sparrow was introduced in February of 2011, and brought a simplified email application to users, looking for a simple, yet powerful application to … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Game Center Meet Amazon’s GameCircle

Amazon GameCircle

On Wednesday, Amazon announced its own gaming service for game developers called GameCircle. By creating this new experience, Amazon appears to be competing directly with Apple Inc. (AAPL) Game Center, putting scores, competition and social gaming into one service and offering it to developers and users alike. On the Amazon Mobile App Distribution blog, the company describes what GameCircle is … Read More

Amazon Planning Phone to Compete with Apple’s iPhone in Smartphone Market

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Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) and Apple Inc. (AAPL) have been competing in the ereader and tablet market for over a year now, since the iPad was introduced. On Friday, a report from Bloomberg mentioned that Amazon is now looking to introduce its own smartphone to take on the iPhone and some of the leading Android devices in the market. A smartphone … Read More