Say goodbye to Zune and hello to Xbox Music. Microsoft is launching a new digital streaming service to compete head on with Apple’s iTunes, Amazon’s Cloud Player and the slew of other services blanketing the music scene such as Rdio, Pandora and Spotify. Current users of the Xbox in 15 markets worldwide, including the US [...]
Hydro One wants you to stay on top of power outages in your area and a free mobile app helps you do just that. Compatible with iPhone, Android and BlackBerry devices, Hydro One is the first Canadian utility to offer customers a free, downloadable outage tracking app. Laura Formusa, President and CEO of Hydro One [...]
Apple hit another milestone over the past weekend: more than 25 billion apps from the iTunes App Store have been downloaded. As you might expect, the world’s most valuable company celebrated that achievement by awarding a US$10,000 iTunes gift card to the user who downloaded app number 25,000,000,000. Chunli Fu of Qingdao, China probably had [...]
In a corporate blog posting today, Microsoft has announced the release of the SkyDrive app for iPhone and Windows Phone 7.5.
Microsoft says that the new apps will allow users to access, manage and share files stored on their Microsoft Skydrive from their smartphone. The app will also let users upload photos or videos directly from their phone to SkyDrive.
In September, 20.1 million Canadians ages 13 and older used mobile devices according to recent estimates by research firm comScore.
The researchers, who extrapolate the ownership numbers using responses gleaned from online surveys, estimate that 40% of Canadian mobile users owned a smartphone, an increase of 7% in the past six months.
Following a recent iPad announcement, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc. announced today its encyclopedia is now available as an iPhone App through the Apple App Store.
The Britannica App gives iOS users the ability to find information and explore subjects which has been researched and edited by professional editors and expert contributors.
At its headquarters in Cupertino, California yesterday, Apple unveiled its new iPhone 4s smartphone.
Features of the new device include a faster A5 Dual core processor, improved battery life, a new wireless system for faster data speeds, airplay mirroring, iOS 5 with more than 200 new features, an improved 8 megapixel camera, and the ability to record video at 1080p.
The Digitimes is reporting to today that Apple has increased its orders for iPhones for the second half of this year to 56 million units, an increase of just under 13%.
Quoting Taiwan based supply chain members, the publication is now predicting the total number of iPhones shipped in 2011 will reach 95 million units.