Popular “trigger” platform, If This Then That (IFTTT), has updated its iOS app with a Location Channel, allowing users to trigger events when they are in the vicinity of a certain place. For example, pairing the iOS Location Channel with my WeMo Light Switch will trigger Belkin’s WiFi-enabled light to turn on when I’m near home,
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As expected, Rockstar Games has released on one of its three promised mobile platforms devices today the third and arguably best GTA title of the PS2 era . The iOS version, which is compatible with iPhone 4S and above, iPad 3 and above and iPod touch 5th gen and above, is selling for $6.99, which has
Google Maps for iOS and Android integrate with Gmail for travel details, adds Christmas game Santa’s Village
Google Maps for iOS and Android have been updated with Gmail integration, allowing users to see their flight, hotel, and restaurant reservations within the Maps section of the app. Like Google Now, integrating with Gmail lets the service trawl through relevant (but for marketing purposes, anonymized) user data, displaying travel information when the user comes within
As close as we are to the holidays, companies are still vying for the attention of users’ eyes — and thumbs. With the relentless slog of messaging apps coming to market, it would be easy to forget that many incumbents are still growing at incredible rates, eclipsing what pundits thought possible only a year ago.
Apple was granted a patent yesterday for a type of heads-up display, once again igniting rumours that the tech giant is getting ready to enter the wearable space. But those hoping that Apple will go head-to head with Google Glass may be disappointed: the patent describes a device that would bring a goggle-like system to
HMV Canada, the independently-owned former offshoot of HMV UK Inc., has re-launched its digital music store along with two brand new companion apps for iOS and Android. The company has teamed with 7Digital, itself once partially owned by HMV UK, to power its cloud music service, so if you have existing 7Digital content, it will
No, Chromecast isn’t available in Canada yet, but that hasn’t stopped many of us from snagging the $35 HDMI dongle when visiting the States, or coaxing a family member to bring it north. Today, the accessory has become much more useful thanks to partnerships with leading app developers like Plex, Songza, BeyondPod, VEVO and more.
Before making Windows Phone “its primary smartphone strategy,” Nokia was actively testing Android as a Plan B. Several weeks ago, reports emerged that “a team within Nokia had Android up and running on the company’s Lumia handsets well before Microsoft and Nokia began negotiating Microsoft’s $7.2 billion acquisition of Nokia’s mobile phone and services business.” Now
Twitter’s iOS and Android apps have received significant visual overhauls, though anybody running the Android alpha or beta branches will be familiar with the swipe-friendly aesthetic. The newly-public company now divides its feeds into three regions: Timeline, Discovery and Activity. The first is what we’re all used to, showing followers’ Tweets; the second is a
Viber has announced the next phase of its do-everything voice-and-IM platform: Viber Out. Challenging Skype right in its revenue generator, Viber Out allows users to buy credits in $0.99, $4.99 and $9.99 allotments to make ultra-low cost calls anywhere in the world. Canadians can call within the country for 1.9c per minute, and calls to