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Texas Instruments Will Deliver All-Day Battery In 2013

Texas Instruments has just made a very bold statement. The company claims that by the year 2013, we will have batteries that will last an entire day with regular use. Of course, what you do on your phone or tablet will make a difference.

Playing a mobile game for 12 hours will be quite different than watching HD video for that same time frame. But either way, it will be extremely useful to those who tend to forget their chargers at home, or at work.

Save Time When Buying Apps With Password Pilot

Since buying stuff online is a risky process, online stores usually have your account setup with a password with which you can access the online material and save you the peril of losing important information or data. Apple also followed the same procedure where you only had to put in your password once, saving the trouble of punching the password again for next 15 minutes.

This was only until some lawsuits were filed against Apple. Apple, fearing an FCC investigation changed the method leaving users to enter password for every download. This sometimes becomes very troublesome for frequent downloaders who get lots of stuff.

iOS 5 Beta 4 Gets Jailbroken

The much awaited release of iOS 5 is now over, at least for iOS developers. A few hours back Apple released the beta 4 version of the much awaited iOS 5 to developers.

But guess what? Just a few hours after the release of this operating system, the hacker community has found a way to jailbreak this OS. Marvelous and very fast indeed.

Buggy Update Of Facebook iPhone App

Lots of users are angry over the recent update to Facebook’s iPhone app. The latest release was suposed to be fixing the problem but it went in opposite. Instead of fixing the bug it created more bugs for the users.

Facebook promised to release another update but still they are stucked at version 3.4.3

Viber Moves To Android

Tired of using your free minutes and extra money on VoIP’s to talk to your friends and family? Not any more, Viber’s free VoIP that was launched for iOS last year, is now flashing badges with Android on it.

Yes, Viber is coming to Google. The application works on 3G or Wi-Fi, with a built in messaging service and the best part? No, registration.

Badges For Google Article Readers!

The innovative company, Google has brought in the Google News Badges in the United States, which actually motivates people for reading the articles on Google News (everybody likes to earn badges) and accordingly awards the reader digitally for reading the articles.

The service is initially limited to the US only but later on it will be expanded throughout the Globe. The service works like, initially the reader is awarded with a bronze badge, as you read more articles you receive a silver, gold, platinum and the coveted blue ultimate star.

Buy Your Business Apps In Bulk From Apple

Apple is launching a new volume app purchasing plan to businesses. The new program is dubbed App Store Volume Purchasing and gives businesses a way to buy mobile applications by 3rd party vendors in volume, through a corporate account.

Now, Apple wants to be clear that the future App Store is not a ‘real app store’ but more like a private website, offering corporations ways to cut back on spending without compromising productivity tools necessary for organizational growth.

MORIS iPhone App Uses Facial Recognition To Catch Suspects

The next time you think about doing something you should be doing, keep in mind that cops now have an app that integrates facial recognition technology while pulling up a person’s criminal record, all with the tap of a button.

The accessory is currently exclusively available for the iPhone and simply requires a photo of the persons phase or iris for identification purposes. Obviously, this app would only be helpful to catch criminals dumb enough not to wear a mask (but you’d be surprised of how many of those, there are).

Protect Your iPhone With VirusBarrier

If you’re feeling a little anxious about all the malware that has been showing up on Androids marketplace, you may be a little concerned over your iPhone as well. Although Apple is known to generally have less malware than PCs, that doesn’t mean they are immune to the baddies.

A new app called VirusBarrier seeks to protect your iOS device (ipod touch, iphone, or ipad). The maker of this app is actually from Intego, and once installed and launched, VirusBarrier performs a deep scan of all the files stored on your iOS gadget.

Google Plus Runs Out Of Space And Spams Users

In a quick succession, several Google Plus users were bombarded with multiple email notifications spamming their inbox due to a coding error after which the service that kept track of Google Plus notification system ran out of disk space.

Since its launching in a limited field test two weeks ago, Google Plus has captured “millions” of users. The social party began with mostly tech journalists and tech insiders, before Google had to shut down invites. Google briefly re-opened the social network to the public last Thursday.