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Create your Own Smartphone: Introducing Motorola's Project Ara

Create your Own Smartphone: Introducing Motorola’s Project Ara

image courtesy of Motorola Blog   The “build-your-own” concept has always been around for years. From IKEA’s furniture to kit cars, consumers are given a chance to choose what they want: color, style, and make. With this concept in mind, Dave Hakkens came up with an idea:
10 Things we learned about the iOS 7 from Apple’s Keynote

10 Things we learned about the iOS 7 from Apple’s Keynote

Aside from the iPhone 5S and 5C, Apple also unveiled in their Keynote last September 10 the latest operating system that will run these sleek machines.
Apple to Deliver Keynote Presentation - iPhone 5S Info to be Released

Apple to Deliver Keynote Presentation – iPhone 5S Info to be Released

On September 10, Apple will deliver its highly anticipated keynote presentation where rumours and speculations regarding the company’s  next moves will be put to rest.
Google Voice to Rescue Twitter's New Security System

Google Voice to Rescue Twitter’s New Security System

You can now use Google Voice with Twitter’s two-factor authentication service. Last May 22, Twitter pulled the curtain down to reveal the feature as the solution to the string of malicious hacking incidents on high-profile accounts.
The House of Coates Tweet

The House of Coates Tweet

Many homeowners have are often wondering about what’s happening at home whenever they are out. Tom Coates, a San Francisco based British designer was able to answer this by giving his house its own Twitter account. Home Tweet Home Coates’ house posts regularly on its Twitter account @houseofcoates. These tweets alert the owner of what’s...
Despicable Me's Minions Get Their Own Spin-Off Movie

Despicable Me’s Minions Get Their Own Spin-Off Movie

Behind every successful super-villain are hard-working, ill-acknowledged, and often oh-so-cute minions.
BlackBerry brings BBM to Android and iOS Platforms This Summer

BlackBerry brings BBM to Android and iOS Platforms This Summer

At the recently-concluded BlackBerry Live event in Orlando, CEO Thorsten Heins uncovered a bombshell when he announced the upcoming release of BlackBerry Messenger on the Android and iOS platforms.
Viber Goes to Desktop

Viber Goes to Desktop

  With more than 200 million users to date, Viber finally took the giant leap by entering into the world of personal computers.
Is Flickr now ready to take on the world?

Is Flickr now ready to take on the world?

image courtesy of Mike Lacon (via Flickr)   In December 2012 Flickr released the second large update to their app over the course of the year.The biggest part of this change means that users can apply filters to their snaps. So, now that Flickr has joined the smartphone-based image-filtering movement, is the service ready to retake it’s...
Nokia maps out strategy to compete with Google

Nokia maps out strategy to compete with Google

image courtesy of pocketnow.com   Nokia is hoping its first foray into digital maps for mobile phones won’t be a rotten Apple like a certain other competitor’s attempts to challenge Google’s map monopoly. The Finnish firm seized on the opportunity provided by the troubled launch of Apple Maps to try and be the best new...
Exit fight enter light: Metallica ends Spotify feud

Exit fight enter light: Metallica ends Spotify feud

  Metallica has opened its entire back catalogue to the music streaming service Spotify in a move that ends a long-running dispute with Napster co-founder Sean Parker.   In a move that signalled the end to the Holier Than Thou attitudes that kept the two warring sides at arm’s length, drummer Lars Ulrich appeared on...
NFC Contactless Payment Roll Out To London Buses

NFC Contactless Payment Roll Out To London Buses

image courtesy of  Matthew Black (via Flickr)   Starting on Thursday 13 December, 2012 London Buses was the first mode of transport in the UK to accept contactless bank card payments. This means entire fleet of 8,500 buses now accepts these payments, enabling passengers who have a Maestro or Mastercard NFC card to pay their fare using...