Ios

  • FireChat app now comes to Android; lets users chat even without Internet connection 04-04-2014 11:47 AM

    San Francisco: A new mobile messaging application called FireChat is empowering nearby smartphone users to stay in touch even when there's no cellular service or Internet connection. In just two weeks since its release on the iPhone, FireChat already has provided a flicker of hope for people pining for more...
  • Newsbeat: A new app for Android, iOS reads aloud personalised playlists of news stories 23-03-2014 12:00 PM

    San Francisco: A new smartphone app developed by the Tribune Co will read aloud a personalised "playlist" of news articles along with weather and traffic updates, as the media organisation looks for new ways to reach consumers. The free Newsbeat app is the first product developed by the year-old Tribune...
  • Apple releases iOS 7.1 with bug fixes, CarPlay support, interface tweaks 10-03-2014 11:25 PM

    New Delhi: Apple has released the much-awaited iOS 7.1 update. The latest version of Apple's mobile software, iOS 7.1, is packed with interface refinements, bug fixes, improvements, and new features. With the updated OS, you can now control exactly how long Siri listens. You can manually control when Siri listens...
  • Apple launches CarPlay; lets drivers access their iPhone using voice commands 03-03-2014 06:07 PM

    Frankfurt: Apple makes its next move in hands-free smartphone technology for car drivers when it unveils a new, integrated iPhone voice-control system at the Geneva Motor Show this week. The US company's CarPlay makes its debut in Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz and Volvo vehicles at the show, demonstrating the software system that...
  • Major iOS security flaw could put your iPhone at risk; Apple releases update 22-02-2014 08:01 AM

    San Francisco: A major flaw in Apple software for mobile devices could allow hackers to intercept email and other communications that are meant to be encrypted, the company said in a Friday afternoon announcement. If attackers have access to a user's network, such as by sharing the same unsecured wireless...
  • Flappy Bird creator Dong Nguyen says the game 'ruined his life' 10-02-2014 01:52 PM

    Hanoi: The young Vietnamese creator of hit mobile game Flappy Bird has removed it from the App Store and Google Play saying it ruined his life. The game which was uploaded in 2013 but only surged to the top in downloads earlier this year was removed early Monday. The success...
  • Flappy Bird game taken down, not available for download on Android, iOS 10-02-2014 11:10 AM

    Hanoi: The developer of Flappy Bird, the former most popular free mobile game on the Apple Inc App Store and Google Inc's Android Play store, took the game down at midnight on Sunday as he announced he would do 22 hours earlier. The game is no longer available to download...
  • Flappy Bird game maker says he will take down the game 09-02-2014 04:01 PM

    Hanoi: The developer of Flappy Bird, currently the most popular free mobile game on Apple App Store and Google's Android Play store, has announced that he is taking the game down at midnight (1700 GMT) on Sunday. Nguyen Ha Dong, a Hanoi-based game developer, announced the grounding of the addictive...
  • Apple has a lot to look forward to in 2014, says CEO Tim Cook 24-12-2013 01:56 PM

    New York: Apple enthusiasts across the globe are in for a treat as the iconic creator of iPhone smartphone and iPad tablet has "big plans" lined up for the next year. "We have a lot to look forward to in 2014, including some big plans that we think customers are...
  • Twitter updates app for Android, iOS with photo sharing over DM 12-12-2013 04:33 PM

    New Delhi: Tweaking its mobile app for Android and iOS, Twitter introduced a major change to its Direct Message feature. Users can now share and view photos via direct message (DM) on their mobile phone. It also introduced a new tab in the navigation bar to make it easier for...
  • BBM for Android, iOS clocks over 10 million downloads in 24 hours 23-10-2013 03:20 PM

    New Delhi: A day after relaunching its BBM app for Android and iOS, BlackBerry says its cross-platform BBM app has been downloaded over 10 million times within 24 hours. BBM head Andrew Bocking, in a blog post, said that BBM topped the Apple App Store free app rankings chart in...
  • Apple cuts production orders of iPhone 5c as consumers prefer 5s 17-10-2013 10:54 AM

    Taipei: Apple Inc is cutting production orders for its plastic-backed iPhone 5C a month after launch, a source familiar with its supply chain said on Wednesday, fuelling speculation the cheaper model of its main gadget may have been priced too high. Apple has asked one of its largest suppliers to...
  • Apple iPad 5 now revealed in high-quality leaked images 10-10-2013 10:59 AM

    New Delhi: We have already seen the much-rumoured iPad 5 in a raft of leaked images, but now a new bunch of leaked images have appeared online. Sonny Dickson, who attracted attention in August after releasing the exact and detailed pictures of the new iPhones, has now posted a set...
  • New iOS 7 security bug exposed, iPhone 5s fingerprint scanner cracked again 04-10-2013 07:18 AM

    Boston: A German security company has uncovered a bug in the new iPhone's software that it said enables hackers to overcome a safeguard allowing users to remotely wipe stolen or lost phones. Berlin's Security Research Labs, known as SRL, said on Thursday that the vulnerability could potentially give criminals time...
  • Apple acknowledges bug in iOS 7, promises fix 03-10-2013 05:24 PM

    New Delhi: Following complaints from iOS 7 users who are unable to send messages through iMessage, Apple acknowledged that there was a glitch and promised to fix the issue. "We are aware of an issue that affects a fraction of a percent of our iMessage users, and we will have...
  • BlackBerry resumes BBM for Android closed beta testing 03-10-2013 07:52 AM

    New Delhi: After almost two weeks since the failed launch of its BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) for Android and iPhone, BlackBerry appears to have resumed its closed beta testing for the BBM for Android app. BlackBerry had put the blame for the botched release of BBM for Android and BBM for...
  • Apple users complain of motion sickness against iOS7 30-09-2013 11:11 AM

    After all the excitement over apple's new software iOS7, some users are now complaining of nausea, headaches and vertigo. Experts believed the constantly moving icons and the zoom in-zoom out effects confuses the brain into thinking that the person is moving, causing motion sickness. ...
  • Apple iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s available online for Rs 47,500, Rs 69,990 25-09-2013 05:56 PM

    New Delhi: Apple's flagship smartphone, iPhone 5s, and the less-expensive iPhone 5c are now availale for purchase on the e-commerce site eBay India for Rs 69,990 and Rs 47,500, respectively. While the new iPhones come in different variants, but the models available on eBay India have a capacity of 16GB....
  • BlackBerry 'working non-stop' to fix BBM for Android, iPhone rollout issues 23-09-2013 07:28 AM

    New Delhi: BlackBerry says its "teams are working non-stop" to fix the botched BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) for Android and iPhone launch that was scheduled last weekend. "We will provide you an update on timing as soon as we can," says the latest tweet on the official BBM Twitter account (@BBM)....
  • Failed BBM for Android, iPhone launch is the latest in BlackBerry's woes 22-09-2013 03:30 PM

    New Delhi: Struggling smartphone maker BlackBerry, which is already going through a tough phase due to poor sales and bad market performance, faced a major setback after it failed to roll out the BBM app for Android and iOS as per the schedule. While BlackBerry was expected to go smoothly...
  • BlackBerry botches BBM for Android, BBM for iPhone launch 22-09-2013 01:01 PM

    New Delhi: While BlackBerry was expected to go smoothly with the launch of its much-awaited BBM app for Android and iOS, the company has goofed up the entire rollout process. Having made the Android users wait for a long time, BlackBerry - citing technical issues - has now halted the...
  • BlackBerry pauses BBM for Android and iPhone rollout, blames 'leaked' app 22-09-2013 08:22 AM

    New Delhi: While the release of BlackBerry's new smartphones running the BB 10 OS have so far failed to generate widespread interest, one product that actually kept millions waiting has hit the pause button. The much-awaited global rollout of BlackBerry's BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) app for Android and iPhone has been...
  • BBM for iPhone now available in India; BBM for Android lost in transit? 22-09-2013 12:13 AM

    Update: BlackBerry pauses BBM for Android and iPhone rollout, blames 'leaked' app New Delhi: BlackBerry has announced the availability of its much-awaited BBM for iPhone app for India as the calendar moved to September 22. The app was first available in New Zealand. But the equally-if-not-more-eagerly-awaited Android app which was...
  • First look: BBM for iPhone 21-09-2013 08:49 PM

    Update: BlackBerry pauses BBM for Android and iPhone rollout, blames 'leaked' app New Delhi: While the BlackBerry Messenger for Android is taking longer than expected to arrive, BBM for iPhone is already here and is rolling out fast as the day moves from September 21 to September 22.The BBM launch...
  • BBM for iPhone reaches Australia; BBM for Android still missing 21-09-2013 07:40 PM

    Update: BlackBerry pauses BBM for Android and iPhone rollout, blames 'leaked' app For all the latest updates on BBM for Android and BBM for iPhone availability click here. New Delhi: BlackBerry has announced the availability of its much-awaited BBM for iPhone app for Australia as the calendar moved to September...
  • BBM for iPhone available in New Zealand, no signs of Android version 21-09-2013 05:44 PM

    Update 3: BlackBerry pauses BBM for Android and iPhone rollout, blames 'leaked' app Update 2: For the latest updates on BBM availability on Android and iPhone click here. Update: The official BBM Twitter ID tries to liven up Android users eagerly waiting for their app. "Hey, at least waiting at...
  • BBM for Android launch not on schedule; BlackBerry keeps users waiting 21-09-2013 05:35 PM

    Update 3: BlackBerry pauses BBM for Android and iPhone rollout, blames 'leaked' app Update 2: For the latest updates on BBM availability on Android and iPhone click here. Update: The official BBM Twitter ID tries to liven up Android users eagerly waiting for their app. "Hey, at least waiting at...
  • BBM for Android, iOS will bring back the deserters, believes BlackBerry 20-09-2013 01:32 PM

    New Delhi: BlackBerry's iconic BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) is coming to Android and iOS this weekend and many believe that this will lead to a fresh round of exodus of the BlackBerry faithful, because the one service that kept many of the remaining BlackBerry faithful glued to the platform will be...
  • BBM on Android, iOS versus WhatsApp: Why BBM has the advantage 19-09-2013 04:07 PM

    It's no secret that I prefer BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) over WhatsApp. My WhatsApp status says, "Prefer BBM." But perhaps some among you might think I prefer being a dinosaur and stick to BBM, even as the world takes to WhatsApp. So I decided to make a list of why I...
  • Facebook updates iOS app in sync with iOS 7 rollout 19-09-2013 02:44 PM

    New Delhi: With the launch of Apple iOS 7, Facebook has rolled out an update to its iOS app that includes a new menu at the bottom of the app. Designed with iOS 7 in mind, the app now has a new look . With the redeisgned app, users can...