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Articles tagged with: Platform

Remote Ringer Helps You Find Your Misplaced Phone

By providing a vast number of useful applications, developers are keen to add more and more useful applications to the up-growing portfolio of the Android platform.

What do you do in the unfortunate event of misplacing your phone? If you are in a habit of placing your phone somewhere and then forgetting about it, then we have an app for you. For some of you, most of the time, your phone is on silent mode and hence it becomes rather annoying when you find yourself helpless with the phone ringer.

Evoluce Two And Microsoft Surface SDK: Match Made In Heaven

Evoluce has long been known to deliver outstanding multimedia products, so it should be no surprise that the Evoluce Two controls Microsoft Surface SDK applications with Kinect.

With Microsoft Kinect, Evoluce can support up to four users simultaneously, allowing them to work on the beautiful 46″ multi-touch LCD screen. The multimedia table is capable of recognizing 60 simultaneous inputs and is the optimal way to collaborate with photos, videos, documents, and maps.

Audiosocket Launches MaaS For Music Licenses

An independent music licensing and tech company, dubbed Audiosocket, is launching a new program today called Music as a Service (MaaS). The new platform will give developers a new way to give users the ability to license music for applications.

The phrase Music as a Service is quite new, but derives from the long existing ‘Software as a Service’, which is abbreviated as SaaS.

Yahoo Mail Is Harvesting Your Emails

Yahoo e-mail users are outrageous about Yahoo’s new Terms and Conditions that now gives them the right to snoop in on people’s e-mails. What makes matters even worse is that this same rule applies to e-mails that are sent to Yahoo users.

Yahoo claims that the new changes are being implemented to better understand behavioral advertising and improve their search filters, but Yahoo users aren’t too pleased with the change in service.

Leaked Photos: Nokia N9- Coming Soon!

Nokia is jet set to launch the 11th Nokia Connection event in Singapore tomorrow. The company is expected to reveal the highly anticipated Nokia N9 at the conference. For those of you who aren’t familiar with the Finnish phone manufacturers lineup, the N9 is the successor of the well known Nokia N900 smartphone.

The handset will run the MeeGo operating system (phew), leaving those dreading Symbian, jumping for joy. Thanks to Pocketnow, we have a few leaked photos, and this phone is looking thinner than you’d ever expect!

Verizon On The Horizon: 19 More Cities Get LTE

Verizon Wireless has just announced that it will be adding 19 more cities to its blazing fast, LTE wireless network. The rollout begins on Thursday and will bring happiness to many Verizon Wireless customers looking to get faster data times with their usage.

In addition to the increased coverage, previously covered cities such as San Francisco and Detroit will get expanded coverage. This means that if you live in the outskirts of San Francisco and were just out of reach of LTE before, you should be golden soon.

AMD 9-Series Motherboard Goes Live

AMD is set to launch its 9-series chipset this week, in efforts to bring next-gen technology to computer enthusiasts around the world. The new chipset was designed to complement AMD’s Scorpius desktop platform, a platform that will feature the 8-core “Zambezi” processor and support AMD Radeon HD6000 series graphics cards.

The 9-series chipset will be the first to support AMD’s AM3+ socket processors, as well as offer backwards compatibility with earlier generations.

Acer Coming Out W/ 10″ Oak Trail Tablet

Acer is expected to launch a 10-inch Android Honeycomb tablet with the new Intel Oak Trail processor, scheduled for July. Acer has been known to be a company of many ‘firsts’, launching one of the first Android-based netbooks back in 2009, it was of no surprise to see the company adopt the Chrome operating system for its notebooks.

After hearing earlier about the Windows 8 scheduled release next year, we wonder what Acer might have in store (pun intended) for us then.

Meet The First Google Chrome Desktop

By now, most of you have heard about Google Chrome and its debut as a chromebook. Google Chrome is an operating system that is cloud-based, meaning that all your data and files are stored on the Internet, in a database. Since Google realized that most people mainly use the internet with their computers, they designed an entire operating system around the Google Chrome web browser, and you get Chrome OS. Chrome OS is an open-source project (anyone can edit) and was originally called Chromium.

Samsung Hercules In The Works- Spec Leak

T-Mobile is preparing to release a new Samsung phone, codenamed Hercules. The specs are quite similar to the Galaxy S II and Infuse 4G. The device will feature a stunning 4.5-inch 800 x 480 Super AMOLED Plus screen with Android 2.3, Gingerbread. If you’ve been waiting for a ‘digital wallet’, fear not as this phone will support near-field communications. The measurements are 5.16 x 2.76 x 0.37 inches.

If you were concerned about processing power, know that this puppy will feature a Qualcomm dual-core 1.2GHz APQ8060 processor and feature a sharp 8MP camera with LED flash. The smartphone is capable 1080p video capture and has a front-facing camera for those times where you’re looking to do some video conferencing.