Angry Birds seems to have made its way to North Korea, however, the makers of the popular game have no idea how it got there. According to a statement by a Rovio representative, “Angry Birds Rio has not been localized …Read More »
IBM will be giving developers access to their supercomputer, Watson, in 2014.
Developers will be able to program apps which would build off of Watson’s language skills as well as it’s database. The supercomputer has 4 terabytes of storage that …Read More »
As time goes by, people are more concerned and interested in gaining evermore privacy, and even the slightest hint at the invasion of privacy sets people ablaze with rage. This leads technologists to come up with ways which can render …Read More »
Smartphones and tablets with their apps have made many parts of life quite easy, but avid readers often complained that no such app has been released that caters to their needs. Nate Weiner, the founder of Pocket, has achieved just …Read More »
BBM for Android and iOS is finally available for free of charge, but there’s a catch to all of this. In the not too distant future, BlackBerry plans to place advertisements inside the app for both platforms along with other …Read More »
Microsoft has been a veteran user in controlling PCs with PCs remotely through its Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP). Now, however, Microsoft is giving this power to people who want to partake in such technological ascendancy with their mobile devices. A …Read More »
What if you could smell food through your smartphone? That is what Scentee does. Yeah, this seems like a stupid idea, but it should be interesting nonetheless. Apparently, Scentee is designed for people on a diet, short on cash so …Read More »
Quickoffice is an office documents viewer and editor app on Android and iOS that allows you to view and edit Microsoft Office word documents, spreadsheets, and presentations. It used to cost $15-20 but has now been made free by Google.…Read More »
Over time the power and unlock button on your device tends to see a considerable amount of wear. Every time you turn on the screen, or turn it off again the button gets pressed. Sometimes this can lead to a …Read More »
Foursquare for Windows 8 is here, and it is looking awesome. This is the first true Foursquare tablet application, and we have to admit, the design fits well with Windows 8’s Metro theme. Yes, the Foursquare app is available for …Read More »
American teenagers love their smartphones but not the apps that collect their personal information or their location data. According to a new survey by the Pew Research Center’s Internet Project, nearly 50% of American teenagers avoid downloading apps over privacy …Read More »
We knew some developers had been exploiting Blackberry when they were offered free money for developing apps for Blackberry 10. In just a few week, Blackberry App World had reached over 100,000, leading some people to wonder how Blackberry achieved …Read More »
Ikea took a different approach for those who are too busy to shop or just hate shopping for furniture. Their 2014 catalogue for Android and iOS offers an augmented reality app that brings Ikea products to life in your home …Read More »
After what seems like forever, Microsoft has finally brought its Bing Weather, News, Sports, and Finance apps to Windows Phone 8. The mobile versions of the apps are near identical to the versions on Windows 8, which proves apps on …Read More »
Windows 8 has failed to take off in ways Microsoft had imagined, but that is not stopping schools in Australia from incorporating the troubled operating system throughout every classroom. The interesting thing about this deployment is how the school boards …Read More »
The new Google Maps was first shown off back in May at the Google I/O conference, though only the chosen had the chance to give it a spin before Google deemed it ready for public consumption. Beginning today, the new …Read More »
As Google shift focus to Google+ where location sharing is concerned, the company has made the logical and bold choice to kill Latitude and all its properties. This includes all the badges, API, mobile apps and websites, so if you …Read More »
A Chinese website called 7659 is bypassing Apple’s App Store and allowing its users to install pirated apps for free, without the need for jailbreaking. How are they doing this? It’s actually kind of clever.
The website is using Apple’s …Read More »
Apps are ridiculously easy to download these days, all it takes are a couple of taps. They’re also extremely easy to get rid of. And according to data from a recent survey by Compuware, most users aren’t afraid to push …Read More »
Study shows 90% of all app downloads are free while in-app purchases soar to new heights [iOS, Android, Windows Phone]
I play Facebook games. I also play games on my phone. In both cases, most of the time the games are free to download. In that vein, I’m right in line with 90% of all app downloaders, a new Gartner …Read More »
In the ‘Post-PC era’ an app store is a given on any platform that wants to succeed. So it isn’t very surprising that Windows 8 will have its own ‘Windows Store‘ which will feature Windows software. To date, however, there …Read More »
Just can’t let go of those Palm OS apps? Then make way for StyleTap, an emulator that allows users to run Palm OS apps on Android or iOS.
StyleTap, which costs US$49.95, is a Palm OS emulator that allows users …Read More »
- First Aid [App that gives tips on how to recognize and treat common health situations]
- Simple Scoreboard [Helps keep track of player scores for games where you must manually track scores]
- Dog Whistle [App that plays 7 kHz,
My last article, here on dotTech, was about a game development software, that provides the tools to create amazing new games, called Unity. But what about old school board games like Chess (more like ancient school, I know); where does …Read More »
In the seemingly never ending fight between iSheep and Fandroids, the main crux of the “debate” usually ends up around the operating system, with each side claiming to have the better one. Is one better than the other? We likely …Read More »
The following is a description of Wiki Encyclopedia Pro, as per the developer:
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Wiki Encyclopedia Pro: fast access to Wikipedia for your Android phone, without the ads!
- Wiki Encyclopedia Pro gives you access to Wikipedia, formatted for
Do you want to save money on iPod Touch/iPhone/iPad apps? Do you need an easy way to monitor app prices and find free (or cheap) apps? BargainBin has you covered. This free piece allows you to view free and bargain …Read More »
Have you ever wondered if an email is valid? Perhaps you want to see if the support email on a software developer’s website is real. Now, there’s a tool for that.
Discover Email Address Checker, a webapp from Rolosoft:
Just …Read More »