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Aug, 2015

Facebook answers back with ‘M’ to compete with Siri, Google Now and Cortana

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This past Friday on August 28th Facebook finally gave an answer to the world with the announcement of their virtual assistant ‘M’ for the messenger app. This is no doubt a bold answer to prevalent virtual assistant’s already in the market such as the likes of Siri, Google Now and Cortana. ‘M’ is the company’s first real foray into the virtual assistant market — which already has Apple’s, Microsoft’s Cortana and Google Now. Right now, ‘M’ is in beta phase and only available to a limited few hunder users in the […]

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Jun, 2015

iOS 9 – Features and News

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iOS 9, codenamed Monarch, is Apple’s next-generation mobile operating system. It was announced at WWDC 2015 at Moscone Center in San Francisco on June 8, 2015. Its the next major software update for the iPhone and iPad. Big changes include an improved version of Siri, an iPad split-screen mode, and new Maps features. Lets talk about some other useful features which weren’t all that talked about. The keyboard’s new shift key makes it easier to tell if caps lock is on. Now there is an evident distinction to help user […]

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Apr, 2015

A quick history snapshot of the Android

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Google’s Android operating system has undergone a pretty incredible metamorphosis since it debuted back in 2008. Onc could make a pretty convincing argument that no consumer technology in history has evolved as quickly as the smartphone, and Android has been at the very center of that evolution. The Android era officially began on October 22nd, 2008, when the T-Mobile G1 launched in the United States. It might sound like a hyperbole, but Android has been one of the fastest-developed operating systems ever. In just six years, Google managed to push over 20 versions of Android (counting […]

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Mar, 2015

Nintendo Games finally coming to Mobile Phones

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The latest news out of Nintendo is pretty earth-shattering as far as these things go. The maker of Wii U and Nintendo 3DS, which has long resisted any suggestions that it put its games on smartphones and tablets, said today that it would team with DeNA, one of Japan’s leading mobile game companies, to create games using its popular franchises for mobile devices. Nintendo is finally making its move into smartphone gaming.Nintendo is the owner of some of the best-known video game franchises of all time, including Mario, The Legend […]

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Mar, 2015

A Google Now open API is in the works

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Guess what just around the time that Microsoft announced that Cortana will be opening itself up to other platforms such as Apple and Google devices, Google breaks the news of opening up the Google Now API to its developers for 3rd party Apps. Aparna Chennapragada, Director of Product Management for Google Now gave an interesting insight into ‘behind the scenes’ of the internet giant’s personalized predictive data service. A big change is coming to Google Now, as Android developers will soon be allowed to build Google Now access into their apps. […]

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