YouTube Gaming Google’s response to Twitch launching soon

YouTube Gaming by Google

Google today announced that the company is working on YouTube Gaming app and dedicated website for on-demand and live-streaming of gaming videos. Broadcasting live gameplay videos, posting videos of high-scores, strategy or just narrating while playing games has increasingly become very popular in the gaming community. Twitch is the leading platform when it comes to gaming videos. The service boasts … Read More

WhatsApp Delivering 30 Billion Messages Per Day. Where’s iMessage?

whatsapp

If you are a WhatsApp user you’d be happy to know that you played a role in helping WhatsApp beat SMS in terms of messages sent per day. WhatsApp is now sending more than 30 billions messages per day. For comparison 20 billion SMS’s are sent per day globally. WhatsApp has grown phenomenally over the last one year. The messaging giant … Read More

T-Mobile Fires Back At AT&T With New Ad Campaign

T-mobile Fires back

Earlier this month, AT&T attacked T-Mobile publicly after releasing a full-page ad in a number of newspapers including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and USA Today, mentioning that T-Mobile’s network has twice as many dropped and failed calls, and half the data speed of AT&T’s network. Earlier this week, T-Mobile fired back at AT&T with a series … Read More

AT&T Launches Full-Page Ad, Attacking T-Mobile Prior To Its Rebranding

AT&T Full page Ad attacking T-mobile rebranding

Earlier this year, reports began to surface that T-Mobile USA was looking to officially offer the iPhone. By this time, the company had already confirmed its plan to end smartphone subsidies, which binds subscribers to a 1 or 2 year contract with the company in exchange for a lower or ‘subsidized’ price on a phone. Apple also confirmed to The … Read More

Google Inc. (GOOG) Announces ‘Google Drive’ Cloud Storage Service

Google Drive

Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) has been leading the market for quite some time with web based services, including search, email and documents. On Tuesday, Google Inc. released a more streamlined cloud experience for its users, the long-awaited Google Drive. The service provides users with 5GB of free storage, which is also integrated with Google Docs and many of Google’s other online … Read More

Orange Subscribers Get Free Weekly Movie Rentals from Apple’s iTunes

Orange Film to go Movie iTunes free UK

Orange, one of the leading telecom providers in the UK has launched a promotion offering a free iTunes movie rental every week. The service, dubbed Film To Go is only available in the UK and will feature a pre-selected movie every week for users to download and enjoy. The movies that are selected will be available to view for 30 … Read More

Microsoft (MSFT) to Open 75 Retail Stores to Compete with Apple (AAPL)

Microsoft Windows Retail

According to a new report published by Neowin Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) has unveiled plans at their Worldwide Partner Conference for an additional 75 stores in the US, bringing the grand total of retail stores to 86 stores. Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has around 350 retail store locations and continues to add stores in cities all over America, allowing the company to stay ahead of the … Read More

OmniVision’s New 5MP 1080p Camera Sensor Gives Hope for Thinner iOS Devices

OmniVision 5MP 1080p Camera Sensor

Apple’s camera sensor supplier, OmniVision Technologies, today announced that they are releasing a new 5-megapixel sensor that could lead to thinner mobile devices while also offering the ability to shoot video at 1080p. While it has been rumored that Apple will be releasing iPhone 5 / 4S with an 8 megapixel camera, it makes much more sense for Apple to go … Read More

Apple Exploring Hybrid e-Ink/LCD Display Technology

Apple has an obsession with obtaining the best possible performance, both in terms of power usage and quality, out of existing technology. Sometimes this tends to leave some observers of their products disappointed in the raw details on their spec sheets. For instance, recently, some tech. pundits were initially disappointed when Apple did not jump on the OLED bandwagon with … Read More

Future iOS Connector to Support DisplayPort, USB 3.0 and more?

USB 3.0 Connector

Here is some potentially exciting news for connectivity geeks, via Patently Apple. Apple has applied for, and been granted a patent on an all new slimline connector which is not only possibly for iOS devices but also for future Macs. Whilst DisplayPort and USB 3.0 seem to be the main focus here, it seems likely that perhaps Thunderbolt (Intel’s “Light … Read More

Fragmentation A Matter of Concern for Android Developers

Android fragmentation

As Google’s Android OS continues to grow in market share, it appears to show growing concerns among majority of the developers who participated in a survey conducted by analyst William Powers of Baird Research. According to the survey results reported by Fortune, 87% of Android developers view fragmentation as a growing concern for the mobile platform. It’s no secret that … Read More

Android The Victor As Smartphone Sales Soar

androids

According to new numbers coming out of ABI Research today, approximately 302 million smart phones shipped last year worldwide, with sales up 71% in 2010 when compared to 2009.

Apple’s CEO Steve Jobs and “friends” to meet US President Today

Steve Jobs is to be part of a group of influential technology industry people to meet with the US President (Barack Obama) in San Francisco today, Thursday. Others included in the guest list are Eric Schmidt (Google CEO 0.5) and Mark Zuckerberg (Faceblah). The purpose of the meeting is, according to the White House, to “discuss our shared goal of … Read More

AT&T Offers Unlimited Mobile to Mobile Calling

A press release from AT&T today announced the carrier’s decision to provide a new “Mobile to Any Mobile” feature to customers who are signed up to unlimited texts. As I’m sure you’ll guess from the name, the new feature allows customers to take advantage of unlimited calls to any other mobile in the U.S., regardless of the recipient’s carrier. The … Read More