If you’re a Windows Phone user, you’ve likely heard of Rudy Huyn, the French developer that has single-handedly lifted the platform’s development community out of obscurity. A fantastically gifted programmer and designer, he is back with another project, this time addressing one of Windows Phone’s biggest shortfalls: a native Dropbox app. While the Dropbox API
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With its latest update, Bing for Android is turning into a pretty useful little app. While most Android users are loathe to use a competitor’s engine, and Google’s search dominance is well established, Microsoft is approaching the game from another angle. It is offering users a simple, clean interface with a heavy emphasis on images.
Toronto-based AvidRetail began its startup journey as primarily a loyalty rewards company, whose AvipTap terminals could be integrated into existing points of sale at retail stores, coffee shops and restaurants. It then went on to develop its own point-of-sale replacement, AvidRegister, comprised of a 10-inch Android-powered tablet and custom software. Because AvidRegister runs Android, its
There was a moment, during the rush of people coming in and out of the Retail Experience section of Dx3, where I was tempted to buy a pair of jeans. Nadia Shouraboura, CEO of Hointer, had set up a pop-up store with her own merchandise — high quality demins, shirts and shoes — to demonstrate
Another day, another all-new HTC One leak. Courtesy of @evleaks, we now have a good look, via a device render, of the upcoming HTC One successor’s dual camera setup. What we don’t know at this point is why the phone has that smaller, second sensor but believe it’s to facilitate depth of field and autofocus. We’ll know
XBMC, formerly Xbox Media Center, has for years been a consummate and performant audio, photo and video player for a variety of platforms. While it initially ran on Linux, it has since expanded to Windows, OS X and, of course, Android, on which the company has heavily focused in its latest release, ‘Gotham’. From the
One of the more useful apps for selling goods and services, Kijiji, has been updated with a brand new iOS 7-optimized interface that makes using the service a whole lot more enjoyable. While the core interface has been designed with a bottom tab that provides access to that app’s various tenets — Search, Post, Watchlist,
Google issued an update to its popular Gmail for iOS app today, adding a long-requested feature, background updates. The app will now load the content as it arrives, eliminating the break between receiving a notification and waiting for the message to load. For users who receive an email on the way into the subway, for
Last year, it came to light that Samsung (along with a number of other OEMs) added surreptitious code to its Android builds to derive better results from a handful of benchmark apps, like AnTuTu and Geekbench. While the “cheating” was nothing more than clocking the CPU and GPU to their maximum respective speeds, it was
Google is constantly adding neat features to the beta channel of its Chrome for Android browser, and today’s update to version 34 has a doozy. For the growing number of Canadians in possession of a Chromecast dongle, the latest version includes the option to “cast” videos from YouTube and other HTML5-powered portals to a television.