Streaming content from mobile devices to big screen televisions is something most users desire. While Apple customers have had that luxury for a long time, Android users have had a few workarounds and apps to broadcast content from their mobile devices to televisions and digital audio/video receivers but most of those solutions don’t work for all the devices. But now there’s one developer who’s working to make things happen.
Google is apparently pushing web apps even harder now. According to a repository posted on GitHub titled Mobile Chrome Apps by a software developer at Google, the company is working on allowing developers to create Chrome packaged apps for mobile devices based on Android and iOS. Apart from this, developers will also be able to port their existing Chrome apps to these two popular mobile platforms.
Former Nokia engineers got together to start a company called Jolla in Finland. The startup has finally started selling its first batch of smartphones in the home country with more countries in the pipeline in the near future. The company’s smartphone is titled Jolla itself and it runs on the Sailfish OS, based on the MeeGo platform.
Led by India and China the number of 4G-LTE networks in service globally was set to roughly double over the next four years, according to a survey by GSMA Intelligence, the research arm of the global mobile carrier association, the GSMA.
Wearable computers are the next big thing. With the explosion of multiple sensors and the affordability factor kicking in, the time is right for technology companies to explore various areas of applications. Sensors have become smaller and cheaper over the last couple of years.
Multi-media software provider 4Videosoft Studio has released iOS Data Recovery software to help users retrieve deleted or lost data from their iOS devices or iTunes backup file.
Samsung today announced the Galaxy Grand 2 smartphone which, according to the company, combines a convenient size with an optimal large-screen and is a decent improvement over its predecessor, the Galaxy Grand. It’s only now that one can imagine a manufacturer calling a 5.25-inch display on a smartphone, “convenient”.
Google’s much awaited Nexus 5 has now officially finally made it to markets in Hong Kong and India. After weeks of anticipation and retailers claiming they’ve started receiving units, Google yesterday announced that the new Nexus 5 will be available on Google Play Store in these countries.
A survey by IBM has revealed that 90 per cent of global organisations did not mind sustaining or increasing their investments in mobile technologies over the next 12-18 months.
Microsoft today announced the launch of the new Office Remote app for Windows Phone 8. Office Remote allows users to remotely control their Office 2013 and Office 365 documents on the PC from their Windows Phone 8 devices.