Google Working on “Smart Contacts”
Jul15

Google Working on “Smart Contacts”

Google is looking to take it's wearable devices to the next level  and is developing a contact lens to monitor glucose levels that I am assuming will report back to your device.  They are working with Novartis to bring these smart contacts into reality. These smart contacts that they are working on will have LED's inside that will change colors to alert users if their levels get to dangerous levels.  The hope is in the future these...

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Android 4.4.4 changelogs for Motorola DROID MAXX, Ultra, and Mini
Jul15

Android 4.4.4 changelogs for Motorola DROID MAXX, Ultra, and Mini

for the software and revealed that it made a few extra enhancements to Google's patch. The update is available now for the 2013 DROID Ultra, DROID MAXX, and DROID Mini. Android 4.4.4 arrived when the paint was still wet on Android 4.3.3, rolled out by Google to deal with a few performance and design bugs in the 4.3.3 software. Motorola has been quick to adopt the software, but has also taken the opportunity to make its own little...

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Microsoft States $99 Tablet Coming Plus $199  Notebooks Coming
Jul14

Microsoft States $99 Tablet Coming Plus $199 Notebooks Coming

Looks like Microsoft has started to take cues from the success Google is having with with it's Android/Chrome OS across all platforms.  First Microsoft makes the Windows/Windows Phone operating system free.  Then they tweaked it to run on lower spec'd devices all to get to the point of competing with the lower priced Android devices and it looks like they will succeed this fall. Microsoft's chief operating officer Kevin Turner...

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KitKat soars to market share high
Jul09

KitKat soars to market share high

Android 4.4 KitKat is finding itself on more and more smartphones according to the monthly roundup of Android usership. The newest (not counting the unreleased Android L) mobile platform from Google is carving into former dominating versions and is fulfilling the remit the company had for the OS when it was launched last year. The purpose of KitKat was to deliver Android to devices that might not have been able to run other new...

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South Korea FTC forces Google and Apple to change app refund practises
Jul08

South Korea FTC forces Google and Apple to change app refund practises

The FTC in South Korea may have done consumers all over the world a favour as the fair trade commission in the country has implemented changes to make getting app purchase refunds easier. We have all been burned by that app that looked great but wasn't, or worse simply didn't work, while stories are numerous of unwitting parents who have let their kids use their devices and rack up thousands of dollars in accidental purchases. In...

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