Google reportedly acquired WIMM Labs for its Android smartwatch/wearable platform

September 1st, 2013 No comments
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Google has reportedly acquired WIMM Labs, the company that first introduced us to its 1-inch, Android-powered wearable platform back in 2011.WIMM stopped offering its open Developer Kit for its “WIMM One” platform back in the summer of 2012, noting on its website that it had “entered into an exclusive, confidential relationship” for the technology.

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Motorola X will drop to $99 on plan and gain at least 4 wood-grained backs in Q4

September 1st, 2013 No comments
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According to @evleaks, Motorola’s Moto X phone will drop to $99.99 on a two year plan in Quarter 4 (which starts at the end of September).  In addition, those wood grain backs will make an appearance and cost an extra $50, making the kit still $50 cheaper than buying one now, so you might want to heed our advice and hold off for a little while.

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Doctape claims to be most comprehensive iOS file-viewing app, 80+ file types supported

September 1st, 2013 No comments
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There’s no shortage of iOS file-viewer apps out there, but TechCrunch drew our attention to Doctape Viewer, a freemium app which claims to support more file formats and more cloud services than any other. The app enables you to view more than 80 different types of file, spanning office documents, images, audio, video and more.

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Categories: Apple, Apps

Apple aims for convenience over value as competing iPhone trade-in firms

September 1st, 2013 No comments
Apple offers iPhone trade-in program, lets you exchange your old model

Following our reports detailing the new service, Apple today officially kicked off its new Apple Store iPhone trade-in program that will see customers trading in old iPhones in exchange for credit towards an upgrade to a newer model.

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AppleCare+ launch in UK, Italy, Spain, Germany, France, & Switzerland ‘imminent’

September 1st, 2013 No comments
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In line with a rumor from earlier this week, we’ve heard from our sources that AppleCare+ is indeed set to soon launch in Europe. AppleCare+ is Apple’s premium support service, and it provides customers with technical support for both the iPhone and iPad for two years from the original purchase date. AppleCare+ also provides support for up to two instances of accidental damage.

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How To Enable Hidden Settings On Galaxy S4 And Galaxy Note 2

August 25th, 2013 No comments
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Changing hidden settings is a concept that is bound to attract any techie, no matter how mundane the settings might actually be. That’s because the basic idea of playing around with something that’s otherwise inaccessible is catchy to the geeky mind, and the challenge that it poses is sure to intrigue.

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Categories: Samsung

How To Download iOS 7 Beta 6

August 25th, 2013 No comments
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iOS 7 beta 6 download was seeded about a week or so ago, and is currently the latest available beta version of the next generation iPhone, iPod touch and iPad operating system that has been seeded to Apple’s registered developers.

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Google Maps iOS App Gets Real Time Incident Reporting From Waze

August 25th, 2013 No comments
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It was obvious that Google’s acquisition of Waze was about making Maps better. The acquisition has finally started bearing first fruit as Google Maps app for iOS gets real time incident reporting feature in the latest update…

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Categories: Apple, Apps

YouTube For Android & iOS Gets In-App Floating Video, Continuous Playback

August 25th, 2013 No comments
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YouTube’s latest update to its smartphone app might not have the lengthiest changelog you will ever see, but the changes are pretty big nonetheless. In addition to getting a new icon on both platforms, the app is now capable of letting you navigate your account without stopping video playback

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Categories: Android, Apple

iWork for iCloud available to everyone

August 25th, 2013 No comments
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Apple has just made available the beta of iWork for iCloud for all users, whereas in the past this option was turned on only for developers and a limited number of users invited by the company.

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Categories: Apple