…stories of a Mobile Computing student.
- Why the new Google Hangouts screws over users May 25, 2013"So in summary... Google has pulled the plug on support on a protocol they've helped popularize, after years of promising interoperability, for reasons that are dubious at best, and in a way that leaves people who don't jump to the new Hangouts app unable to talk to their contacts without any feedback that their IMs aren't getting through […]
- Tizen 2.1 running on a Samsung GTi8800 May 24, 2013The Tizen Greek Community has some screenshots of a very recent build of Tizen running on a Samsung GT-i8800. It looks wholly unremarkable.
- Microsoft, Google working on YouTube WP8 application May 24, 2013Joint statement to The Next Web from Microsoft and Google: "Microsoft and YouTube are working together to update the new YouTube for Windows Phone app to enable compliance with YouTube's API terms of service, including enabling ads, in the coming weeks. Microsoft will replace the existing YouTube app in Windows Phone Store with the previous version […]
- Cool Websites and Tools [May 24th 2013] May 25, 2013Check out some of the latest MakeUseOf discoveries. Most of the listed websites are FREE or come with a decent free account option. If you want to have similar cool websites round-ups delivered to your email daily email subscribe here....The post Cool Websites and Tools [May 24th 2013] appeared first on MakeUseOf.Aibek Esengulov
- 5 Ways To Search Netflix, Hulu Plus, Amazon And More At Once May 25, 2013If you're still having a hard time deciding which of the online movie streaming services is right for you, one of the most important factors to consider when it comes to making this decision is the selection they offer. Rather than search each service one by one to see if it has the movies or TV shows you like, with the following third party sites, you […]Nancy Messieh
- My 4 Favorite Games For The Lost And Forgotten Sega Saturn May 25, 2013The Saturn was the console that pretty much forced Sega out of the console making business. Sure, it managed to push the Dreamcast to market after, but consumers were so burned by the botched launch of the Saturn, that it was simply a lamb led to slaughter. While that the Dreamcast was a fantastic console, there was nothing Sega could have done with it to br […]Dave LeClair
- Apple Removes Download Options From Quicktime Trailers Website May 24, 2013It appears that Apple has begun quietly phasing out its trailer download options from the trailers.apple.com website, effectively eliminating 1080p trailer availability. Previously, the site gave users the ability to stream trailers in 480p or 720p, along with providing download options for 480p, 720p, and 1080p. Trailers uploaded to the site after an approx […]Juli Clover
- iPhone Urinalysis App Draws U.S. Government Scrutiny May 24, 2013The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has sent a letter to BioSense Technologies over its iPhone uChek urinalysis system, asking why its medical app hasn't been cleared by the agency. The app is one of the first that turns the iPhone into a medical device, designed to read urinalysis test strips that are normally examined by users and compared to a colo […]Jordan Golson
- Apple Slashes Prices on Refurbished iPad Mini and iPad 4 Models May 24, 2013Apple today significantly reduced prices on refurbished models of the iPad mini and fourth-generation iPad, with all models now carrying approximately 15% discounts relative to brand-new units. iPad mini - 16 GB Wi-Fi: $279, down from $299 previously and $329 brand-new - 32 GB Wi-Fi: $359, down from $389 previously and $429 brand-new - 64 GB Wi-Fi: $439, dow […]Eric Slivka