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Nokia’s Here Mapping App Coming To Samsung Galaxy Phones

News | August 30, 2014 12:30 AM | by Guile Canencia

Nokia announced last Friday that the Finnish mobile manufacturing company has teamed up with Samsung in order to bring its Here app to Android-run Galaxy smartphones and to Samsung's Tizen-based smartwatches. For those not in the know, Here is a mapping app that Nokia developed and kept, even when software giant Microsoft purchased the Finland-based phone maker's mobile device segment. The...

Introducing In-App Search: A Search Engine For Apps

News | August 28, 2014 11:42 PM | by Guile Canencia

Managing the apps on your smartphone should be pretty straightforward. But when you have so many apps that you are no longer sure which one does what, it may be close to becoming an inconvenience for you. Fortunately for app hoarders, a certain developer named Steve Taylor has created an app which lets users search through their apps easier and faster. Aptly called In-App Search, this app...

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...

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