Archive for the ‘Mobile Technology’ Category

How Intel does 64-bit on 32-bit Android

Brooke Crother, CNET news, 4/8/14 Intel wants to take the lead in 64-bit Android. This week, it offered some proof of how it’s doing that. Intel said this week that it’s going 64-bit on 32-bit Android. Confused? Intel offered some clarification at its China developer conference this week. Here’s the initial statement Intel released this […]

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Posted on April 8, 2014 at 8:28 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Paid App Market Is Shrinking With Stunning Speed

Tero Kuittinen, Forbes, 3/27/14 Tired and disgusted with free apps that try to hawk in-game purchases and ads to you at every turn? There is no escape; the entire app market is going freemium. The reason for the rapid transition is spelled out by App Annie’s new survey. It claims that revenue from paid apps […]

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Posted on March 27, 2014 at 1:12 pm by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Android, iPhone, Mobile Technology

Sprint’s Hesse: HD Voice Goes Nationwide in July

Dan Jones, Light Reading, 3/27/14 Sprint CEO Dan Hesse revealed in his keynote here Tuesday that the operator is ready to launch its HD Voice service across the US in July. HD Voice increases the clarity of a voice call across seven octaves, as opposed to the four octaves that many current smartphones support.  Sprint […]

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Posted on March 27, 2014 at 1:08 pm by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Half full or half empty? HTML5′s mixed outlook

Paul Krill, InfoWorld , 3/24/14 The programming language faces an uncertain future and likely won’t replace native mobile development anytime soon These are the best of times and the worst of times for HTML5. The language has been a significant achievement but has not yet met expectations, according to a newly released IDC report. HTML5, […]

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Posted on March 24, 2014 at 2:54 pm by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Adobe Expects New Integration to Improve Mobile Experiences

Noreen Seebacher, CMSWire, 3/6/14 How can you drive consistency across rich-content mobile apps and websites? Adobe thinks the answer lies in integrating its Digital Publishing Suite (DPS) and Experience Manager, part of the Adobe Marketing Cloud. The goal is to create a “unified design and publishing process.” Adobe announced the integration today. In a conversation […]

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Posted on March 6, 2014 at 8:06 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Mobile Technology

The Eye Tribe debuts eye tracker SDK for Android

Heather McLean, FierceWireless, 2/26/14 Multiplatform eye tracking software firm, The Eye Tribe, today announced the beta release of the world’s first affordable eye tracking software development kit (SDK) for mass market Android devices. Previously only offered for Windows computers, laptops and tablets, The Eye Tribe has made this technology available for the world’s most popular […]

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Posted on February 26, 2014 at 10:40 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Sprint launches Wi-Fi calling, turning the Galaxy Mega, S4 Mini into IP phones

Kevin Fitchard, GigaOM, 2/25/14 In what could be a precursor to a full-blown voice-over-LTE service, Sprint is turning on voice-over-Wi-Fi in two Samsung smartphones, with more devices to follow. In the next few weeks, Sprint customers with a Samsung Galaxy Mega or a Galaxy S4 Mini will get an over-the-air software update that will turn […]

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Posted on February 25, 2014 at 7:27 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Ubuntu phones to ship this year from two manufacturers

Peter Bright, ArsTechnica, 2/20/14 Platform will be the “open alternative to Android.” Canonical has announced that the first Ubuntu-powered phones will ship later this year, with devices coming from two manufacturers: BQ in Spain and Meizu in China. According to Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth, both companies have a track record of breaking into new markets with […]

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Posted on February 20, 2014 at 8:10 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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HP eases printing from Android tablets, smartphones

Agam Shah,IDG News Service, 2/19/14 HP announces Color LaserJet Pro MFP M476, which can take in-app mobile print commands over Wi-Fi or NFC connections Hewlett-Packard wants to make wireless printing of documents from Android mobile devices as easy as tapping one button. The company on Tuesday announced a new wireless laser printer — the HP […]

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Posted on February 19, 2014 at 8:26 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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This is what Ubuntu convergence is all about – a single app running across different devices

Dusan Belic, IntoMobile, 2/19/14 Geeks among us can’t wait to try out the upcoming Ubuntu smartphone. Canonical promised to bring us the true convergence, allowing users to run same apps across different devices. This means smartphones, tablets and computers. The main idea is simple… and sound. All you need is a powerful smartphone that, once […]

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Posted on February 19, 2014 at 8:21 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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