Android is way better than iOS in terms of notifications. The way the OS notifies the user about anything is remarkable, and most people agree that the iOS notifications system needs to be revamped. Mock-ups and suggestions for the a better and much more unified notification system have been posted on certain websites, and here is another idea that sounds really neat. Read More
Tweetdeck has released a full fledged Twitter client for all major browsers. TweetDeck could be accessed by using the desktop App for both Mac and Windows, iOS App, Android App, or by downloading the App form the Chrome Web Store. Starting today, a whole new web-based TweetDeck client will be available for all major browsers. Read More
Fring, the Skype competitor has come up with a new beta release that brings group video calling to iOS and Android. Fring all new group video calling allows you to engage in video calls with unto four people using your Android or iPhone. Read More
Amazon has just revealed its new cloud based music streaming and storage service dubbed “Amazon Cloud Player” and “Amazon Cloud Drive” that will kill Apple and Google’s music services. The new service from Amazon allows users to store music in the cloud, and then stream it from the cloud using the Web or an Android device. iOS devices are not yet supported by the Cloud Player. Read More
AT&T have just announced that they have acquired T-Mobile for a whooping $39 billion. The carrier will spend over $39 billion to acquire T-Mobile, the only other carrier apart from AT&T that operates on the GSM band.
The acquisition means that AT&T will now become the only carrier in the United States to operate on the GSM Band. All T-Mobile customers will now be served by AT&T. Read More
Google today updated its iPhone App. Firstly, the App has been renamed to Google Search App, and has been completely redesigned. The new interface is now much more simple, sleek, and fast. Once you fire up the App, you’ll instantly notice the simple new interface that contains a search bar, Google logo, redesigned navigation bar, voice search, and images.
You can instantly search for something using voice search or type in the query into the large search box. You can swipe down to see the search bar or change your settings. Google Apps users can click on the App button at the bottom of the screen to quickly access their accounts. Tapping on the camera icon allows you to search for something using Google Goggles.
All across America, people are dying to get their hands on iPad 2. Just like every other product launch from Apple, people have been standing outside the Apple Store across America for hours to get an iPad 2. Some guys are so crazy that they have paid $900 to be the first in line.
iPhone users can now use the completely free App to translate words from one language to another. They can also speak in a particular language and translate it to another language by using the microphone button in the App. Listening to your own translations is also possible in 23 different languages.
DoubleClick Rich Media center has added support for HTML 5 based video advertisements. Advertisers can now harness the power of HTML 5 to create video based advertisements for their products and display them on websites making them accessible from iOS devices that don’t support Flash.
The is a huge addition and agencies and now manage HTML 5 based ads along with their ongoing Flash based ads.
via [DoubleClick Blog]