Microsoft has finally released Windows Phone 8.1 to developers. The company had earlier revealed details about its updated mobile operating system at its annual developer conference Build 2014. Windows Phone 8.1 is a significant update over its predecessor with major bug fixes and significant new features baked into the software.
Amazon’s smartphone idea isn’t news anymore. What’s worth talking about at this point is how the company is reportedly planning on finally launching its own mobile phones by the second half of this year. Last year in October, we reported how Amazon plans to launch a highly futuristic smartphone concept that will set it apart from rest of the competition.
Samsung today announced a new mid-level smartphone Galaxy Ace Style. The biggest talking point about the device is that it brings the latest edition of Android to a mid-range device — Android 4.4 KitKat.
The results of Nokia’s love for Microsoft are showing up already. Yesterday, at Microsoft’s annual developer conference titled Build 2014, the Finnish handset maker released three new Lumia smartphones that will ship with Windows Phone 8.1. These handsets include Lumia 930, Lumia 635, and the first ever Lumia dual-SIM smartphone called Lumia 630.
Microsoft made a number of significant announcements today at its annual developer conference — Build 2014. The company announced Windows Phone 8.1, an update to Windows 8.1, and a number of other significant changes to its Windows platform. Meanwhile Nokia announced three new Windows Phone 8.1 based devices at the event.
One of the major concerns of any enterprise today is the security of business data, apps, and content. This is further aggravated by the trend BYOD trend of employees bringing their own mobile devices to work and using them to access company content and data. The best way for enterprises to secure their content and apps is to use secure the data and content using mobile security. However, these apps can take weeks to deploy. Now SAP has simplified the process with its rapid deployment Mobile Secure application.
New Relic has announced the launch of a path breaking new platform, New Relic Insights that can collect, store, and analyze data from mobile and web software to answer business critical queries.
Taking a photo or a video quickly on an Android phone just got a lot easier. Google Search will now let you turn on your Android device’s camera for a photo or a video by using a voice command. It’s as simple as saying, “take a picture” or “take a video”. The changes have been pushed to Google search already.
We saw it coming, and Google finally decided to make it public. The company announced Android Wear, an extension of its popular mobile operating system for wearables. Smartwatches and fitness wrist bands are the hottest new products in the technology market. Companies like Samsung, Pebble, Qualcomm, and others have already launched their versions of a wearable computing device in the market.
IT, especially, mobile devices, has changed the way employees work. They prefer to use mobile devices to access data and information to enhance productivity. Many corporate and organizations have now started encouraging BYOD or bring your own device and COPE or corporate owned personally enabled mobile device strategy to empower employees and enable them to be more productive.