Windows Phone 7 Will Soon Overtake BlackBerry OS: Experts

With Android and iOS almost going neck to neck, in terms of popularity at least, where do OS' like BlackBerry and WP7 stand? Some of us would have picked the BB over the WP7 while some would have gone the other way. But according to the participants of AppNation, the Windows Phone 7 platform will soon be the number three platform after Android and iOS instead of BlackBerry OS. AppNation is a panel on mobile platforms mostly consisting of developers, app marketers, chip makers, notable industry … [Read more...]

TweetDeck for iPhone Updated to Version 2.0

If you're a regular Twitter, Facebook user, you will definitely know about a bunch of clients to make things easier for you. TweetDeck is one such app. TweetDeck is a social networking client giving you a central interface in one screen. Well now the iPhone version of the popular app has been updated to version 2.0. The developers of TweetDeck claim that this version is more versatile than ever. This is possible because the whole twitter client has been given a new face, in other words it has … [Read more...]

Bing Search Now Available for the iPad

The folks at Microsoft seem to be very inclined in bringing Bing to iOS, with Google not happy with the service. They launched the Bing app with voice search for iPhones last year and now they've launched the same service for the iPad as well. The app is the same as the one seen in iPhones but only bigger. The whole app uses the iPads real estate really well with image searches and video searches. Plus Bing Local and Maps helps you to navigate without any troubles in modes like aerial and … [Read more...]

Fring launches Group Video Calling; currently in Beta

Video calling is a vital part of most of our lives. We always want to get up close and personal with the one they’re having a conversation with. But you may have faced the problem of being able to have the video chat with only one user. Fring solves just that. They have launched the Group Video Calling feature on their app which will pretty much let you have a video chat with a group of friends. But this app is only available in Beta for the time being. If you make video calls a lot or want … [Read more...]

In-App purchasing feature will come to Android next week

Android will be getting the in-app purchasing feature next week; much like iOS did way back in 2009. What does this mean? Well basically, the app developers will be able to charge a fee for some functions or features within the app. This new function will result in an obvious revenue increase for the developers. According to an iOS based survey, developers generate about $1 a month per user in a month compared to the $8 a month with in-app purchases. Currently the devs will be able to add … [Read more...]

Steam may be launched on iOS and Android

The game download portal Steam made by Valve, will allegedly make its way to Android and iOS devices. The news came into light after an alleged conversation between a Steam gamer and the President of Valve, Gabe Newell. Gabe also revealed that they’re also planning to add a video recording feature to Steam, so as to capture some memorable gaming moments. It won’t take an expert to say that Valve is closely looking at Nvidia’s Tegra Zone closely, to see how the whole idea of mobile gaming works … [Read more...]

Google Instant Previews for Android and iOS

Google's Instant Preview feature has been officially launched for Android and iOS devices. If you're unaware of how it works, Instant Preview is a feature which makes search results more accurate by giving you visual results of the webpage, through which you can scroll your way and finally find the website you searched for. Now, a Google search on you Android or iOS device will give you the same thing - when the results appear, click on the magnifying glass icon next to the title. This will … [Read more...]

Bing Deals launches in the Android Market, saddens WP7 users

If you are a Windows Phone 7 loyalist, this information could sting you. Well, Microsoft's Bing Deals Service which is yet to be launched on WP7, has been already launched in the iOS store and Android Market, which is very strange considering the fact that WP7 is Microsoft's very own OS. Bing Deals is a service which according to Microsoft will offer 30-50% of discounts on products compared to local retailers. You may browse your way through various deals by typing keywords which provide you … [Read more...]

BlackBerry Messenger to launch on Android and iOS devices

According to sources from BGR, RIM's BlackBerry Messenger IM service could be hitting the Android Market this year. These sources claim that RIM plans to release lite versions of the BlackBerry Messenger for iOS and Android devices alike by the end of this year. By doing this, RIM plan on stealing some loyal customers from Android and iOS by giving them a taste of the BlackBerry messenger. This app when launched on Android and iOS devices will be able to make text messages but wont be capable … [Read more...]