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Monday, 3 Aug 2015

Amazon is now allowing developers and hobbyists to use Alexa

Amazon is now allowing developers and hobbyists to use Alexa

When voice recognition software is mentioned, the names Cortana and Siri will undoubtedly pop up. Amazon wants to add one more name to that list; Alexa. To do that, it's making the software free for anybody to use and integrate into their devices.

Will a new Apple TV with touch-based remote and App Store to come on September?

Will a new Apple TV with touch-based remote and App Store to come on September?

BuzzFeed's John Paczkowski reports that Apple will be introducing a new Apple TV in September alongside the next generation iPhones. In addition, it is said to come with a new operating system that supports a full App Store and touch-based remote.

First ten Lumia devices to receive Windows 10 Mobile update

First ten Lumia devices to receive Windows 10 Mobile update

Microsoft has confirmed an initial list of in-market Lumia devices to get the Windows 10 Mobile. Hit the link to find out if your Lumia device is among the first to get the update which is coming later this year.

Friday, 31 Jul 2015

The Xbox Music rebranding continues on Android; updated Groove app now on Google Play Store

The Xbox Music rebranding continues on Android; updated Groove app now on Google Play Store

If you use Xbox Music on Android, know that Microsoft has just dropped the updated Groove app on the Google Play Store.

Angry Birds 2 is now ready for download on the App Store and Google Play Store

Angry Birds 2 is now ready for download on the App Store and Google Play Store

Angry Birds 2 is now available for download on the App Store and Google Play Store. It comes with new multi-stage levels and a variety of in-app purchases. Read on to find out more!

Thursday, 30 Jul 2015

Over 10 million users reportedly signed up for Apple Music on first month

Over 10 million users reportedly signed up for Apple Music on first month

Apple is said to have over 10 million subscribers of its music streaming service in the first month. The rapid adoption rate reportedly caught Apple and major music labels by surprise. Read on to find out more.

Wednesday, 29 Jul 2015

Windows 10 launch might just set a new Internet traffic record

Windows 10 launch might just set a new Internet traffic record

According to Streaming Media, Microsoft has reserved some insane capacity from content delivery networks for the launch of Windows 10.

Microsoft is creating a launcher for Android called 'Arrow Launcher'

Microsoft is creating a launcher for Android called 'Arrow Launcher'

Microsoft is currently working on an Android launcher, and has even released it to a small group of Google+ users for beta testing.

Tuesday, 28 Jul 2015

Android devices are vulnerable to the Stagefright hack

Android devices are vulnerable to the Stagefright hack

It seems like we get news about something being hacked or having a critical exploit every day. It was Steam yesterday. Today it's Android's turn, with the Stagefright vulnerability. The bad news? Nearly every Android device is vulnerable to it.

YouTube now has a mobile app that will soon support 3D VR video

YouTube now has a mobile app that will soon support 3D VR video

The redesigned YouTube mobile app is built with mobile users in mind.

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