2-Week-Old Karaoke App Has 70000 Users And Lindsay Lohan Is A Huge Fan
In China, YY Group recently went public and it has a popular song sharing application. Three of the most watched shows on TV are singing competitions (The Voice, American Idol and X Factor). Andronikov wondered why a popular song sharing app hadn't …
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Amazon reportedly acquires Evi, the Siri-like iPhone/Android voice assistant app
According to TechCrunch, Amazon has acquired Evi, a Siri-like voice assistant application currently available for both iOS and Android. While the application remains available on both platforms, the report seems to have significant evidence to back up …
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Facebook brings 'chat heads' feature to iPhone app – USA Today
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook has updated its iPhone and iPad applications to let people keep using its chat feature even when they are doing other things, such as reading friends' updates. Facebook also said Tuesday that it's bringing its "chat heads" …
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Facebook has now made its free calling service via Facebook Messenger available to users in the U.K.
Initially available only in Canada, the Skype-like VOiP service was rolled out in the U.S. last January. It was also integrated as an add-on feature of the main Facebook app in February.
And now, the service, which allows Facebook Messenger users to call one another for free over Wi-Fi or a cellular data connection, is finally accessible in the U.K. as well.
To initiate a call through Facebook Messenger, just open a conversation with the person you want to call, tap the “i” button, and tap “Free Call.”
If you’re a Facebook Messenger in the U.K., you don’t have to update the app or do something special with it for the new feature to be enabled. Just look for the “Free Call” button. Previously grayed out, that button should now be fully tappable and operational.
Optimized for iPhone and iPod touch, Facebook Messenger is available in the App Store for free.
Facebook has also announced its plans to provide free or discounted data access through Facebook Messenger. The promotion will be available “in the coming months” from more than 18 mobile carriers in 14 countries around the world.
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Sparrow, one of our favorite email app clients for iOS devices, is now the property of Google.
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Android, iPhone users get new privacy protection
Android and iPhone apps will offer more disclosure about their use of personal data. Undera new deal between California and six tech giants, users of Android, iPhone, and other mobile devices will get disclosures before they download mobile apps.
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Android Apps 2.5 Times Pricier Than iPhone Apps
If so, you're paying a lot more for apps than your friends with an iPhone. The top paid apps in Google's Android Market are priced "dramatically higher," than those in Apple's App Store, according to a new survey from market research firm Canalys.
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iPhone app Clear sells 350k downloads in nine days on the App Store
iPhone productivity app Clear has sold more than 350000 copies since its launch on 14 February, according to its UK-based publisher Realmac Software. The app focuses on To-Do lists, and has won widespread praise for its user interface, which is based …
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It has recently been discovered that T-Mobile USA plans to offer additional support for unlocked iPhones, beginning January 30.
Though the network doesn’t officially carry Apple’s handset, more than one million unlocked iPhones are hooked-up to T-Mobile USA’s network. In a document that was originally uncovered by TmoNews (pictured above), the carrier details its plans to roll out additional support for unlocked iPhone users, starting January 30.
According to the document, the added support will include “common procedures, information about feature and specifications and other basic device questions.”
It’s nothing major, but at least T-Mobile USA is recognising that a chunk of its user-base are iPhone owners, and is looking to support these customers.
As mentioned, the additional support should be available from January 30. We’ll let you know if anything more hits the Web.
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