American auto maker Ford Motor Co. on Tuesday used the Consumer Electronics Show 2014 (CES 2014) in Las Vegas to announce some very exciting new apps for its in-dash Sync AppLink.
When the company's all-new Mustang will go on sale later this year, its new SYNC AppLink system will provide drivers easier access to new features from several of their favorite mobile apps on the move. Using the apps, drivers will be able to find space for parking and even order a pizza from Domino's while on the go.
Luxury car maker BMW used the Consumer Electronics Show 2014 in Las Vegas to unveil an app for Samsung's smartwatch Galaxy Gear.
BMW announced that its environment-friendly electric car i3 will feature a special app for the Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch.
Equipped with the iRemote App, the Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch will allows BMW i3 drivers to instantly check important vehicle functions, such as remaining range, without taking out a smartphone or opening an app.
Intel on Monday introduced the world to a bevy of prototype wearable devices at the Consumer Electronics Show 2014 (CES 2014) in Las Vegas, dropping a strong hint that it not just a PC chip maker anymore.
The company showed off a headset dubbed Jarvis, which is capable of integrating with a personal assistant application on a mobile phone without even touching it. The company's chief Krzanich said that this wearable device would work with an assistant that is under development at the company. In addition, it would also work with an existing assistant.
DISH Network L. L. C. on Sunday announced a new app called "Virtual Joey" that delivers the DISH Hopper(R) HD-DVR experience on LG Smart televisions.
Virtual Joey, which will be demonstrated at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, can be used instead of the company's hardware-based Joey. It will thus increase installation options where coaxial or Ethernet wiring is hard to access.
For the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) to be held in Las Vegas from January 7 to January 10, the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) - the organization which owns and produces the CES - has announced new areas and events which will showcase the global startup community.
The startup community-dedicated areas at the 2014 CES event will include the Indiegogo Zone and UP Global LIVE Stage.
In a bid to expand the reach of video-sharing service Vine up to a broader audience, the social video app has launched a website at vine. co.
Users can now share their profiles or past Vines through the website that places Vine videos in a centralized depository. In mid-December, it became obvious that the app was heading for desktop users after the company opened up vanity URL registration.
Prior to the launch of the website, users had to depend on third-party viewers to backtrack to older videos.
Lenovo, one of the world's most popular smartphone vendors, has introduced bevy of new mobile devices, including it very first LTE smartphone Vibe Z and a 6-inch S930 phablet.
Priced at $549, the Vibe Z is a dual-SIM 4G LTE smartphone that runs on Google's Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and features a 5.5-inch full-HD IPS touchscreen that offers a resolution of 1920 by 1080 pixels.
AOL is selling Winamp and Shoutcast services to Belgium-based online radio stations aggregator Radionomy, TechrCrunch reported.
Headquartered in Brussels, Radionomy owns nearly six thousand stations in its catalog that anyone can use to create a channel. The European company's promo sheet reads, "The Radionomy platform encourages fans to build stations drawing from a licensed library of more than 80,000 songs and content. Radionomy takes care of online broadcasting, live functions, author rights, scheduling, audience reporting and metrics ."
Google Inc.'s Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt has admitted that the company missed the boat on rise of social media when he was the chief executive officer at the world's leading Internet search engine operator.
Confessing his mistake, Mr. Schmidt said in a recent interview that the company was busy working on many other things at a when it should have paid heed to a social networking service.
Tech giant Google Inc has invited users of its All Access music subscription service for purchasing its wearable computer Google Glass.
The Google Glass is a high-tech wearable computer that is worn like a pair of glasses. It allows users to relay messages and make phone calls via their smartphones. This eyewear device also allows users to capture photos and record videos. In addition, it can run mobile apps like "Glassware".
In a noteworthy move which will give the webOS software a new chance at life, LG Electronics will unveil its first webOS-based smart TV at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas next week.
The webOS operating system was acquired by LG from Hewlett-Packard (HP). The software was already discontinued by HP when LG purchased it back in February 2013, along with its related patents, and the engineering team. The purchase was made by LG apparently to give shape to its plans to use webOS for its smart TVs; and probably even its smartphones.
Google's executive chairman Eric Schmidt has admitted that not anticipating the rise of the phenomenon of social networking was the biggest mistake he made.
Mr. Schmidt confessed that he completely missed the boat on social media service while he was the chief executive officer at the world's leading Internet search giant. But, he assured that they were not going to do the same mistake again.
Samsung Electronics on Monday took wraps off a new 8-gigabit memory chip that will allow manufacturers to produce smartphones and tablet PCs with up to 4GB of RAM.
The new memory solution called the low-power, double-data rate 4 (LPDDR4) modules sport 1GB of DRAM in a single die, which provides 50 per cent higher performance than the existing fastest solution LPDDR3 or DDR3.
The new chip will not only boost the performance but also consume 40 per cent less power at 1.1 volts in the highest-density configuration for mobile DRAM available on the market.
Rdio's video-streaming service Vdio is no more. The company put an end to the service, saying it failed to deliver the differentiated customer experience despite the company's best efforts.
The ad-free music subscription service closed Vdio as it was still in the beta testing phase. Vdio had entered the beta phase in June 2013. Many beta users had described the on-demand video service as a sort of Apple's iTunes service where they could buy and watch movies and individual episodes of television shows.
Popular photo messaging service Snapchat has published an inadequate statement trying to play down privacy security risks published by Gibson Security researchers.
A few days back, researchers at Gibson Security warned that there is a loophole in the apps system that could allow hackers to match usernames to real-life phone numbers which they could be used in stalking.
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