Redmond-based tech giant Microsoft has acknowledged that its built-in Twitter feature is suffering an issue that could result in unexpected data usage.
Many Windows Phone users have complained that using the built-in Twitter feature was gulping excessive data. The issue was discovered and reported to Microsoft around a week ago.
The software giant said issue stemmed from a back-end change in Twitter that caused Windows Phone-based devices to re-download users' profile images for Twitter contacts recurrently.
Cupertino, Calif.-based Apple Inc on Tuesday unveiled an array of its new products, including new, sleeker iPad tablets.
The company's top-of-the-range tablet, the iPad Air is 20 per cent slimmer than the existing tablet. This 9.7-inch iPad Air tablet screen is 7.5mm (0.3in) in thickness and just 469 grams in weight.
As per Apple's claims, the iPad Air tablet is the lightest full-sized tablet computer on the market.
Renowned tech giant Apple Inc is all set to take wraps off its new products at an eagerly-anticipated event scheduled to take place in San Francisco on Tuesday.
Analysts expect the Cupertino, California-based company to introduce the world to its iPad 5, iPad Mini 2, New Macbook Pro, OS X 10.9 Mavericks during the imminent event.
The upcoming iPad 5 is expected to feature slimmer design and come equipped with the company's new A7 processor. The iPad Mini 2 tablet is also expected to be slimmer than the existing iPad Mini and feature the same A7 chip.
BlackBerry has officially announced the availability of its widely popular messaging service BBM for iOS and Android platforms, but everyone can't start using the service right away as there is a long waiting list.
The BBM app can be downloaded from the Apple App Store and Google Play for free, but it has become operational only for those who had signed up at BBM. com prior to its official launch.
BlackBerry said the app was in demand by an incredible number of people, ad therefore it decided to make it available for those who took the time to sign up for it in advance.
Computer giant Dell's new Venue tablets, the Dell Venue 7, Venue 8 and Venue 8 Pro, have finally become available for purchase online.
Android-based Dell Venue 7, which was first unveiled earlier this week as part of the company's new Venue line of tablets, went on sale on Friday through Dell. com, with a price tag of $149.99.
The Dell Venue 8, which features 8-inch high definition IPS display that offers a resolution of 1,280 by 800 pixels, is available with a price tag of $179.99.
Google Inc on Friday rolled out an update for its Hangouts iOS app, bringing free in-app voice calling to phone numbers within the United States and Canada.
The Google Hangouts for iOS version 1.3.0 update also brings incoming call support to a user's Google Voice number.
It means users of iOS-based iPhone, iPad as well as iPod Touch can now make in-app phone calls to any phone number in the United States and Canada without any additional cost.
The cheaper version of Apple's latest smartphone, the iPhone 5C, has so far failed to generate the kind of sales the company had expected and the company is now cutting orders for the phone, reports suggest.
Low demand for the iPhone 5C can be determined from the fact that anybody ordering this handset is getting it within 24 hours, while buyers of the flagship iPhone 5S have to wait for 2-3 weeks to get their hands on the devise.
Experts believe that the iPhone 5C could not meet the company's expectations because of a number of drawbacks, including the following:
Microsoft's newly released Windows update Windows 8.1 (code-named Windows Blue) brings a number of new features and enhancements aimed at addressing issues reported by enterprise users of Windows 8 OS.
Available for download in the Windows Store, Windows 8.1 Enterprise lets enterprises to create a Windows PC on a portable & bootable USB drive through the use of Windows To Go Creator.
Google Chrome support for Windows XP will remain available until at least a year after Microsoft's own support for the widely-popular operating system comes to an end.
While Microsoft has declared that it would end all extended support for Windows XP operating system on April 8, 2014; Google announced that its Chrome support for the operating system would be available until April 2015.
Google said it decided to extend its Chrome support for Windows XP because hundreds of millions of users were still using the operating system.
Victoria Police can now hide their speed camera cars to protect operators from angry motorists, thanks to new rules.
The re-written operating rules state that mobile speed camera cars can be hidden behind vegetation, road signs or street posts.
Superintendent Dean McWhirter said that the re-written camera operating rules particularly aimed at enhancing safety for the operators of the mobile camera.
Renowned consumer electronics giant LG is preparing to LG G Flex curved smartphone sometime next month, fresh reports suggest.
Images of the much-rumored flexible LG smartphone, released recently online, shows that the upcoming device will boast six-inch OLED panel. However, neither hard specs not pricing of the screen was revealed. The precise date of availability of the device is also yet to be revealed.
LG is not the first company to introduce a curved smartphone. Rival manufacturer Samsung has already introduced the world to its curved smartphone - the Galaxy Round.
Chinese manufacturer Foxconn has reportedly admitted that it breached its own labour policies using forced labour as part of its PlayStation 4 (PS4) manufacturing operation.
Citing reports published in Hong Kong's Oriental Daily, GamesInAsia website reported that Foxconn forced thousands of student 'interns' from the Xi'an Institute of Technology to work overtime and in night shifts.
The report also revealed that the students were working at the controversial manufacturer's Yantai plant that has gained the contract to assemble Sony's latest game console.
Automobile giant Toyota Motor Corp. on Friday took wraps off a next-generation car featuring an autopilot system that boasts ground-breaking crash-protection technology.
The innovative Automated Highway Driving Assist (AHDA) system of the car helps avoid collisions even as the driver is out of touch of the steering-wheel.
The AHDA system allows cars to communicate wirelessly with other vehicles to avoid a collision with each other. It keeps the vehicle in the middle of the road, irrespective of the number of twists and turns ahead.
Micro-blogging site Twitter on Thursday introduced a new version of its mobile app designed explicitly for Android devices with larger screen.
Twitter announced the availability of the app exclusively for the 2014 edition of Samsung's Galaxy Note 10.1. The company also announced that it was working with the South Korea-based electronics giant to add features to the new app that are not available in the already existing apps.
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