Monthly Archives: July 2011

Skype 5.5 Now Available

Skype 5.5 for Windows is no longer just a beta and is now available for download. The new version lets Skypeusers instant message their Facebook friends via Skype, making Skype a nice consolidated app for all your IM needs. You can also … Continue reading

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iPhone 5 launch set for second week in September?

When Apple said “a future product transition” is due in September during its earnings call last week, the general consensus was that it meant the iPhone 5 launch.

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BBC iPlayer hits Europe but only on iPad

The BBC promised an international iPlayer service this year and today it has delivered. The first global iPlayer app is available in 11 European countries today and limited to the iPad. The move is part of a one-year pilot scheme that will expand … Continue reading

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Catch the London Underground with Google Maps

Today, Google Maps added public transport directions for London within Google Maps, including Google Maps for mobile on iOS, Blackberry, and Android-powered devices. Now, whether you live in London or are just visiting, you can get public transport directions on your mobile device.

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Google Maps 5.8 for Android adds photo uploads, My Places, and more

Today, Google Maps 5.8 for Android improves Places and Latitude with: Upload photos for a Place My Places as a simple way to manage the Places you’ve starred and recently viewed Descriptive terms for Places in search results Add a new Place on-the-go when checking in

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Take Beautiful Photos With Camera360 Free [Android 1.5+]

A few years back, a cellphone’s camera was little more  than a gimmick. It was just one more checkmark for the phone’s feature list – “it does pictures, too!” In recent times, though, we see more and more smartphones with … Continue reading

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HTC Omega details leaked

Supposed specifications for a handset dubbed the HTC Omega have been published, suggesting that this could be HTC's first Windows Phone 7 Mango device set for release this autumn. Rumours suggest that it will have a 3.8-inch screen and may be a … Continue reading

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Freesat begins ITV Player roll out

Freesat has announced that its on demand service can now offer ITV Player, having completed a final round of testing on the catch up service today. For now, the service is in beta so only Freesat viewers using a Humax Freesat … Continue reading

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Turn Your Webcam Into a Credit Card Reader

Payment startup Jumio revealed a new technology Tuesday that turns a standard webcam into a secure credit card reader. The technology, called Netswipe, uses secure video streaming to recognize and verify credit card information. Hold a credit card up to … Continue reading

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Twilio, the Cloud-based VoIP/Skype App Enabler

Today, Twillio is launching their cloud-based VoIP offering that enables developers to add VoIP capabilities to any website with just three lines of code. Twilio's VoIP developer toolkit called “Twilio Client” enables realtime two-ray audio to voice-enable browsers, iOS, and Android Apps. … Continue reading

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