Google is all set to announce the launch of a centralized gaming hub for Android, a leaked APK obtained and published by Android Police suggests.
Android Police claimed that it got its hands on a just-released APK for Play Services, which suggests that Google would soon announce the launch of gaming hub for Android.
Code in the leaked APK also suggests that the new platform will offer matchmaking, in-game chat, achievements, invitations, leader-boards and all that. It will also feature game data cloud saving feature that will allow players to pick up from where they would left off.
Snapchat, a real-time chat app which promises that it deletes messages forever after the set time limit, has been found in violation of the promise.
Utah-based Internet security firm Decipher Forensics recently exposed that the app in fact stores images or photos shared by users away from the naked eye and those images could be retrieved later. It means the app is not deleting the images as it promises.
The much-awaited Nokia Lumia 928 Windows Phone has now been officially announced by Verizon Wireless; with the carrier revealing that the handset will be available from May 16.
According to the Verizon announcement, the upfront cost of the Lumia 928 - the latest handset in Nokia's Lumia series - will be $150, with a $50 mail-in rebate, and a two-year service contract.
Some of the most impressive features of the attractive-looking Lumia 928, which boasts sharp lines and a slim profile, include a big 4.5-inch AMOLED screen at 1280-by-768 resolution; a Snapdragon S4 processor;
A CNET report has disclosed that tech giant Apple is apparently flooded with demands from police officials to decrypt seized iPhones, so much so that the company has recently created a "waiting list" to tackle the deluge of iPhone decryption requests.
According to court documents, the encrypted iPhone 4S of a Kentucky man, who was accused of distributing crack cocaine, stymied the federal agents so much that they sought Apple's help in decrypting the handset, last year.
Micro-blogging site Twitter on Thursday announced its latest acquisition -- Ubalo, a startup that offers various services aimed at accelerating the coding process.
Ubalo calls its chief technology as "pods" that may contain code, data and any other files required to support a developer's app.
The startup works on simple ways of scaling code beyond single machines. Ubalo allows developers to write code for multiple machines without any additional overhead, with the help of same tools, languages and libraries that they typically used for single-computers apps.
Software giant Microsoft has announced its plans to make enhancements and additions in Office Web Apps, the browser-based version of the company's popular Office suite, within the next twelve months.
The Redmond-based software firm said that their main objective behind making the planned enhancements in the Office Web Apps was to enable users to create polished Office documents from the very start to finish, all from the Web.
The new features will enable real-time co-authoring of documents as well as of the apps in Android tablets through mobile Chrome browser support.
Two popular apps for windows Phone, viz. YouTube and Foursquare, yesterday received major updates.
The update issued by Microsoft gave a new look to popular video-sharing website YouTube, in addition to a number of new features. The list of new features that update for Windows Phone 8 version of YouTube has brought includes the ability to pin videos, channels, playlists, and searches to the Start screen as Live Tiles and a new playlist design.
Social-networking site Facebook has reportedly blocked Path’s "Find Friends," disabling users from searching for friends.
TechCrunch reported that access to Find Friends was restricted after San Francisco-based Path updated its smartphone app on Friday last week.
While Facebook didn’t say anything about blocking access to Path’s Find Friends service, TechCrunch said that the access might have restricted due to a recent spamming mishap in which the app flooded address book contacts of users with invites.
U. S. Cellular has confirmed that it has signed a contract with Cupertino, Calif.-based tech giant Apple to sell widely popular iPhones.
As per media reports, the announcement was made by U. S. Cellular CEO Mary Dillon during his address to investors & analysts on Friday last week. As per the terms of the contract, U. S. Cellular will purchase nearly $1.2 billion worth of Apple iPhones over a period of three years starting later this year.
Intel Corp., the world's largest chipmaker, has promoted its Chief Operating Officer Brian Krzanich to the top post of CEO.
Intel announced that Mr. Krzanich would replace Paul Otellini on May 16. Mr. Otellini announced his surprising decision to step down from the top post nearly six month back. Mr. Otellini has been with the company for nearly four decades, including eight years as CEO.
CenturyLink Inc, the incumbent phone firm in Omaha, has announced that it would provide nearly 48,000 homes and businesses in West Omaha with Internet speeds of up to one Gigabit per second (1Gbps) under a pilot high-speed fiber network initiative.
The Internet speed of 1Gbps is around 100 times faster than average broadband speeds in the state.
The company claimed that it new service would allow subscribers to download high-definition (HD) movies in seconds and also provide them with instant access to cloud services and apps on demand.
Vine, Twitter's app that allows iPhone users create & share six-second videos, now supports front-facing camera too, thanks to the latest update.
The recently released updated version of Twitter Vine (version 1.1) allows users to shoot short-videos using the front-facing camera. The updated version of the app, of course, also allows users to switch back and forth between the front-facing and rear-facing cameras in the same video.
Jack Dorsey, chief executive officer of the micro-blogging site, tweeted that Vines could now be recorded using the iOS devices' front-facing camera.
Infrastructure software providers Novell and NTP Software on Tuesday announced their entry into the crowded enterprise file sharing market by unveiling their own versions of file sharing services for mobile devices.
Novell named its file sharing service as Filr, while NTP called it Universal File Access.
Novell's file sharing service Filr has been designed to be deployed as an on-premise solution. It stores files on a firm's internal network. It also boasts global search capabilities across the enterprise.
The much-awaited Belkin Thunderbolt Express Dock has finally become available for purchase for $299.99.
The Mac accessory, which was unveiled in January 2012, provides users with instant access to a total of eight ports by connecting merely one high-speed Lightning cable to their Mac computer.
As per Belkin's claims, the Thunderbolt's high speed enables users to download a high-definition (HD) feature film in just 30 seconds, or sync one year's worth of constant music in just 10 minutes.
Taking a new approach to tackle piracy, Green Heart Games rolled out a "cracked" version of its title Game Dev Tycoon to illegal downloading sites.
The bizarre move was actually aimed at teaching players of pirated games a hidden lesson. For the first few hours of play, the cracked/pirated version functions normally; but the player's up-&-coming studio soon start encountering a serious problem.