The Beeb is planning to make its iPlayer compatible with Windows Phone devices in the next couple of months. But instead of building a native app, the BBC has opted to frame its mobile website in a Windows Phone-compatible HTML5 wrapper, which will inevitably raise questions as to why the company is going this route.
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According to the New York Times, the Samsung Galaxy S IV will expand its eye tracking capabilities to include web pages; the built-in browser will scroll down as your eye descents on the page. This comes after the Galaxy S III introduced Smart Stay, a relatively efficient way to ensure your screen didn’t turn off
Canada continues to be Facebook’s guinea pig when it comes to testing out new features for its mobile apps. Our fair country got to test out VoIP calling over Facebook Messenger for iPhone back in January, which gradually got rolled out to the United States in the following weeks, and now we get to do
Mobiroo, previously known as the Android app gift card company has broached new territory with its $2.49 “All You Can App” subscription service. The idea is thus: Mobiroo offers a third-party app store of sorts that allows you to download hundreds of paid apps without additional charge as long as you subscribe to the company’s
Asus has always been one of the first OEMs to push out updates to its Android devices, likely because it doesn’t skin or alter the original code very much. Now that Android 4.2.2 is entrenched in AOSP and available on all Nexus devices, Asus is getting in on the action by pushing an update to
Apple is set to release an iOS-powered smart watch this year, according to multiple sources. The company’s head of design, Jony Ive, has apparently been working with over 100 engineers for several years, and recently decided to adapt iOS to the smaller form factor rather than create or adapt a proprietary mobile operating system like
500px for Android updated with push notifications and comment replies, plans to drop support for Gingerbread devices
Popular photo storage and sharing site, 500px, has updated its excellent Android app to version 1.6.1 today, providing long-requested features such as push notifications and comment replies. The Android app has, for some time, been behind the iOS version in features, but is slowly catching up as the company focuses on a quickly-growing segment of
Will the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 be released in both white and black? Possibly the most exhilarating piece of news since we heard about the poop-lined mission to Mars, a new render of the upcoming 8-inch tablet points to a version available in charcoal black. Kidding aside, it’s interesting to follow the shift in consumer demand from black to white
Sony has ambitious goals for this calendar year: release a new PlayStation console; reinvigorate its Vita mobile gaming platform; push OLED TVs into the mainstream; get customers comfortable with 4K content; sell Android tablets to an increasingly skeptical market; and, perhaps most notably, become the number three smartphone OEM in the world. Towards the end
The BlackBerry Z10 is really nice smartphone, but its 1800mAh battery has rarely made it through the day on a single charge. This is the practical truth of many smartphones today; in the quest for the thinnest device, runtime is often the first thing to go. But BlackBerry planned for this situation, releasing a battery