Facebook has partnered with Nokia to bring HERE Maps to its mobile version of its site, as well as Facebook Messenger and Instagram on Android, as per a report from Tech Crunch.
Nokia had confirmed in April that it is looking for a buyer for its HERE Maps service which has an estimated value of $2 billion. The report says that other buyers include Apple, a car consortium, Samsung, Uber, Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent and Yahoo.
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May 5, 2015 at 1:49 PM
May 5, 2015 at 8:10 AM
oogle has just updated its Play Store and it brings a few improvements and features to the table. The latest version is 5.5 and will be rolling out across Android devices as we speak.
Google has added a circular animation that shows up when you tap on a TV show title. When you tap on a title, the circle moves to the center at the top and then expands to show you more information about the show you selected. While this definitely looks really pleasing, it does add quite a bit of time to your navigation through the app. Check out the video below to see it in action.
May 4, 2015 at 8:07 AM
Microsoft last week at its annual Build developer's conference made some major announcements ahead of Windows 10's summer release on PCs. A Microsoft executive at the side lines of the Build conference also confirmed that the venerable Windows Media Center app will not be available in Windows 10.
While talking to ZDNet, a Microsoft executive revealed that there will be no update for the Windows Media Centre for Windows 10.
The news may come as a surprise for some, though considering that Microsoft stopped...
May 1, 2015 at 8:22 AM
Google has released factory images of Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop) for Nexus 7 (Wi-Fi), Nexus 7 2013 (Wi-Fi) and Nexus 10 devices, soon after it released factory images for the Nexus Player. Google Nexus 10 even received 13.9 MB Android 5.1.1 over-the-air (OTA) update today, as noted by Android Police.
The Android 5.1.1 update doesn’t add any new features like the Android 5.1 update, which was released last month. This is just a minor update with minor fixes and enhancements.
You can download...
Apr 30, 2015 at 10:18 PM
Microsoft has released a new Windows 10 Build 10074 after a week of the last release and 30 days after the previous release. The latest build 10074 is available to both the Fast and Slow ring for Windows Insiders so people will be able to download the ISO for this version.
The preview builds have been renamed and are no longer named Technical Previews as they are now Insider Previews.The latest release brings back the Aero Glass elements in the UI that includes...Comments: 21Continue reading»
Apr 30, 2015 at 10:17 PM
Samsung is working on two high-end smartphones codenamed Project Zen and Project Noble, according to SamMobile. The Project Zen is expected to be a variant of the Galaxy S6 with a model number SM-G928S and the Project Noble smartphone with the model number SM-N920F could be Samsung Galaxy Note 5.
Both these models are expected to launch in South Korea, the US and certain markets in Europe based on the model numbers. Check out the list of model numbers for both the phones...
Apr 30, 2015 at 10:13 PM
Huawei silently unveiled the P8lite, a budget variant of its flagship P8 smartphone at the London event earlier this month. It recently got priced officially. It has a 5-inch HD display, is powered by an Octa-core Kirin 620 64-bit processor, has a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, 5-megapixel front-facing camera, 2GB RAM and runs on Android 5.0 (Lollipop) with Emotion UI 3.1. The phone has a unibody design similar to the Huawei P8.
It comes with dual SIM support, with the second slot can also be used...
Apr 30, 2015 at 7:09 AM
Microsoft announced at its Build developer conference that iOS and Android developers will be able to port their apps and games directly to Windows 10. In addition, the company has also revealed that its new browser will be called as Edge.
In a surprising move, Microsoft is now letting developers repackage their Android and iOS apps for Windows 10. Developers will be able to quickly port their app over, with equivalent system-level APIs in Windows that will support as well as extend the app’s functionality. Microsoft will include an Android subsystem on Windows 10 for phones and have supporting APIs for iOS apps. The above image is a demo of an Android app, accessing Windows phone’s native controls and APIs, but the remaining code is the same. This way, it drastically cuts down development costs which companies just can’t...Comments: 7Continue reading»
LG on Tuesday announced the launch of the G4 smartphone at launch events in New York, London, Paris, Singapore, Istanbul. and Seoul. The G4 will ship with a genuine leather finish available in black and brown colours, as well as more traditional metallic (grey) & ceramic (white) options.
"We are living up to our promise of innovation for a better life with a fashionable, premium smartphone that is more focused on delivering a balanced user experience that can compete with the best of the best," said Juno Cho, president and CEO of the LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company. "We...
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