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Microsoft Cleaning Up Misleading Apps In Windows Store

News | August 28, 2014 12:33 AM | by Guile Canencia

Windows Phone has a lot of catching up to do with iOS and Android, at least in terms of popularity and market share. iOS and Android may be considered two of the more established smartphone operating systems existing today, but Microsoft has been making efforts to join the conversation. The latest of which is their recent cleaning up of their app store, which when done, should help put...

Instagram Launches New Time Lapse Video App

News | August 26, 2014 11:17 PM | by Guile Canencia

When Instagram was first launched several years ago, it was an app that ran only on iOS. Gradually, it began to expand to operating systems, namely Android and Windows Phone. Now, it is revisiting its iOS roots by launching a new app called Hyperlapse, which (for now) only works on iOS-run devices.What Hyperlapse does is that it allows its users to create time lapse videos with the use of...

Verizon To Challenge Google’s App Store, per report; Verizon Denies Story

News | August 20, 2014 10:57 PM | by Guile Canencia

As reported by The Information earlier, Verizon was purportedly planning to create a new coalition of wireless service carriers and phone manufacturers in order to launch an app store that would challenge Google's Play Store, according...

Ignore No More App Locks Teens’ Phones Until They Call Their Parents Back

News | August 19, 2014 11:58 PM | by Guile Canencia

It's definitely something any parent can relate to: your teenage son or daughter ignoring your calls or text messages. Fortunately for frustrated parents everywhere, a certain mom decided that enough was enough. Sharon Standifir hails from New York City, and just like any other disgruntled parent, she had had her fair share of being-ignored-by-your-teenager stories. So one day, she made a...

Tom Hanks’ Typewriter-Mimicking App Tops iTunes App Store

News | August 19, 2014 12:31 AM | by Guile Canencia

The Hanx Writer, the typewriter-mimicking app launched by actor Tom Hanks last August 14, has proven to be a hit, at least for iPad users. As of August 18 Monday evening, the two-time Oscar-winning thespian's app sat at...

Tom Hanks Releases Typewriter-Mimicking App for iPads

News | August 14, 2014 8:55 PM | by Guile Canencia

Tom Hanks has just released a new app. Yes, you read that right. As reported by USA Today, the two-time Oscar-winning actor is releasing the Hanx Writer, an app that turns your iPad into a manual typewriter. Hanks has always been a self-admitted manual typewriter freak. In fact, he presently owns an impressive collection of manual typewriters (he has more than 200, some previously owned by...

HTC Planning To Release Zoe App To Other Android Phones

News | August 13, 2014 11:34 PM | by Guile Canencia

HTC is set to release its Zoe app to other Android smartphones this week. Zoe is a video remixing app that debuted on the HTC One M8 earlier in March of this year. But in a few days, this app will be made available to other Android devices, especially those that run on Android 4.4, the most recent version of the operating system.The Zoe app was first developed in HTC's own Creative Labs, whose...

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