In an interview with Bloomberg BlackBerry chief executive: Thorsten Heins said: “In five years I don’t think there’ll be a reason to have a tablet anymore. Maybe a big screen in your workspace, but not a tablet as such. Tablets themselves are not a good business model.”
This doesn’t come as much… Read More
Archives: April 2013 - Catchy Agency
Many features have been moved across from the Android app, including: weather, traffic, flights, hotels, appointments, packages, restaurant reservations, public transit, movie tickets, currency conversions and translation. The app also uses WiFi location only… Read More
As the SMS (short message service) celebrates its 21st birthday this year (December), The Next Web considers how many more years it has left.
It will come as no surprise that whilst free mobile messaging apps such as WhatsApp, Kik, Viber, WeChat and MessageMe are becoming increasingly popular in the developed world they’re eating… Read More
LG recently announced its new mid-range 4G Optimus F series was set to launch in Europe later this year, and today the Optimus F5 handset has hit the shelves in France (price yet to be revealed). The device will also be released in South and Central America, Asia and Eastern Europe over “the… Read More
The app allows you to search by postcode to find dozens of local restaurants in your area, then you can choose… Read More
If Draw Something wasn’t fun enough, Zynga has officially launched Draw Something 2. The Pictionary like mobile app, Draw Something, was highly successful. Their follow up version brings new ways to play, a number of new drawing tools, along with textures and patterns that can be incorporated into drawings. Draw Something… Read More
When you consider 285 million people are visually impaired worldwide: 39 million are blind and 246 have low vision, it’s about time a Braille-enabled smartphone entered the market.
US researchers are working with the South Korean firm Samsung, who have demonstrated how people are able to launch an application and make selections on a Galaxy tablet by concentrating on a blinking icon. The users must wear a cap studded with EEG-monitoring electrodes. Samsung is said to have… Read More
Nokia has been building speculation around its latest feature phone recently and released an official teaser on Monday showing a handset similar to the Asha 205 but with what looked like a QWERTY keyboard.
The adverts appear as posts marked by an animated dollar sign which viewers can ‘like’ and ‘reblog.’ Tumblr has assured users that they will… Read More
Since Facebook Home was launched on the 12th April in the US (internationally released on the 16th April) it has received over 500,000 downloads within the Google Play Store. When you compare this to the 1 million downloads Instagram (Android) received within the first 24 hours of release, it doesn’t look good… Read More
Yahoo has joined forces with Indian mobile ad network: Vserv.mobi in a bid to monetise its mobile efforts throughout Southeast Asia, including Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.
The strategic alliance formed between Yahoo and Vserv.mobi is expected to result in “lucrative benefits” for both parties. Yahoo will be able to… Read More
As Bath Fashion Week comes to a close this weekend (last day Sunday 21st April), with many offers and tickets still available, it’s great to hear British fashion label Barbour have introduced stylish new accessories. Barbour has designed iconic quilted jackets for iPads and iPhones in collaboration with… Read More
Microsoft is rumoured to be developing its own smart watch after talks with an undisclosed number of suppliers who have apparently been tasked with delivering components for a smartwatch-like device that supports touch input.
The range of smart watches already available in the market are shown to have several purposes, for… Read More