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2 years ago

Latest WhatsApp update adds Hindi language support

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Latest WhatsApp update adds Hindi language support

While almost every other day, I post about the growing Windows Phone app ecosystem in India (and get jealous rants from folks here from Brazil), the growth is rubbing on the global players as well.

In its latest update, WhatsApp has added support for Hindi language. Hindi, along with English, is the official language of India. Globally, behind Mandarin, Spanish, and English, Hindi is the fourth most widely spoken language.

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2 years ago

Hands-on with the rugged Panasonic Toughpad FZ-M1, the 7-inch Windows 8 tablet for your next extreme adventure

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The typical day of a tech blogger is pretty extreme. You wake up, make some coffee, check your emails, write a few blog posts, do a review of a case or two, and head off to your dinner date with a Victoria Secret model. You know, typical blogger stuff. In all honesty, our lives aren’t that extreme, but there are people on this little blue ball that do some pretty crazy stuff daily. The Panasonic Toughpad FZ-M1 is the 7-inch Windows 8 tablet for those out there in the field needing computing power. Here’s our hands-on with it at CES

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2 years ago

Gameloft discusses their new game, Brothers in Arms 3: Sons of War at #CESLive

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Gameloft spent a little time with us at #CESLive to discuss their upcoming gaming title, Brothers in Arms 3: Sons of War.

Brothers in Arms 3: Sons of War is a first person shooter optimized for touch control and is slated for release for Windows Phone 8 later this quarter.  The game will be a free to play with in-app purchases.  The demo looks good and controls look very user friendly.

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2 years ago

Seidio discusses smartphone cases with us at #CESLive!

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2 years ago

Sprint further expands Spark coverage, introduces new FramilySM Plan

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2 years ago

GM discusses LTE Wireless Cars with us at #CESlive!

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If you're soon to be hunting for a car and are looking for one that offers you some serious connectivity options, GM might just have what you want. GM has teamed up with AT&T to offer LTE in select cars from the company. The LTE will power GM's app shop to personalize the experience for the customer and the app shop will be open to developers to create apps. We sat down with Steve Schwinke from GM at CESLive to discuss it all further.

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2 years ago

Sony adds the VAIO Fit 11A to its line of convertable Flip PCs

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Sony's line of VAIO Flip PCs are a very interesting and beautiful concept for the future of Windows 8 computers. They appear to be Ultrabooks, but have a latch that releases the screen and allows the display to flip 180 degrees backward on a fulcrum. This year at CES 2014, Sony has just introduced a new addition to the lineup – the VAIO Fit 11A Flip PC. 

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2 years ago

AT&T to launch the 32GB Nokia Lumia 1520 on January 10

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The Nokia Lumia 1520 is the company's high-end "phablet" Windows Phone. The 16GB variant is currently available at numerous outlets within the US, as well as AT&T for direct purchasing. The mobile operator has yet to launch the 32GB version of the Windows Phone, but this could well change soon as we've learnt that January 10th is believed to be the day when AT&T opens up orders.

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2 years ago

We take a closer look at Lenovo's Horizon 2 Windows 8 table PC

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Do you fancy a slim, sweet looking table PC from Lenovo? The 27-inch Horizon 2 may well be the device for you. The product itself is just 19.5mm thick with weight shaved off to make it easier to carry around the home (or office). We managed to get some hands-on time with the Horizon 2 at CES 2014. Swipe past the break for more details and some awesome footage.

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2 years ago

Microsoft shoots their own "selfie" and revisits their accomplishments of 2013

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2 years ago

AT&T announces Development Summit Hackathon Winners

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AT&T has announced this year’s Hackathon Winners who pitched their app/product ideas during the recent Developer Summit held at the 2014 CES. The two development teams will receive $25,000 to help with the continued pursuit of developing their apps.

Each of the finalists pitched their product to the live audience during the Developer Summit, who voted and selected the winners. There are two categories of winners, Wearables and Mobile Apps.

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2 years ago

Asus still bets on the Android/Windows 8 hybrid - introduces the TD300 at CES 2014

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The creation of Android/Windows 8 hybrid machines is nothing new. I personally wrote an editorial a month ago, entitled "A Tale of Split Personalities: Windows 8-Android Hybrids", that concentrated on the negative effects these machines could have on the Windows 8 ecosystem. 

This year at CES 2014, the trend continues as Asus announced its Transformer Book Duet TD300. The unit itself can be dual-booted between Microsoft's Windows 8 and Google's Android Jelly Bean operating systems. 

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2 years ago

PicsArt expands its Windows Phone 8 availability

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PicsArt expands its Windows Phone 8 availability

PicsArt hit the Windows Phone Store shelves last month exclusively for the Nokia Lumia 1020 and 1520 Windows Phones.  PicsArt is a fantastic photo editor and is now available across the board for all Windows Phone 8 devices.

If you are not familiar with PicsArt, it is part photo editor, part photo sharing network and part free-hand drawing.  You can edit newly captured images, find an image in your Pictures Hub to edit or download images from your Facebook, Flickr, SkyDrive, Picasa, Google or Dropbox accounts.

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2 years ago

Nokia updates Call+SMS filtering with general improvements and bug fixes

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Did you know that on your Nokia Windows Phone (since GDR2 and Amber) you're able to block unwanted contact from numbers through SMS and call filtering? It's a neat settings area, providing you with some power to prevent people from contacting you who you wish not to do so. Today, we've been alerted to a small update being pushed to the store.

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2 years ago

Panasonic gets tough at CES 2014 with the Toughpad FZ-M1 Windows 8 tablet

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Panasonic may not be the top household name when it comes to Windows PCs, but they have certainly carved their niche into the market with their line of Toughbook and Toughpad products. Touted as the world's most rugged PCs, the Tough series gives military and law enforcement personal a laptop they can truly work with. 

This year at CES 2014, Panasonic has announced a new Windows 8 tablet, dubbed the Toughpad FZ-M1, that is being described as "the world's thinnest and lightest fully-rugged 7 inch Windows tablet". 

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