Mobile phone carrier Verizon Wireless on Wednesday a partnership with renowned singer Jennifer Lopez to revolutionize smartphone shopping and to better capitalize on the Hispanic market in the U. S.
Verizon Wireless joined forces with Viva Movil, a new shopping tool created by Lopez with Latino consumers in mind.
Speaking at the company's CTIA 2013 media event yesterday, Lopez said, "This new company is here to revolutionize the entire mobile experience for Latinos."
The opera browser for Android, which has been in beta for a few months, is finally available for the masses.
Opera Software has started releasing the finalized version of its WebKit-based mobile browser for Android OS.
Available as a free download from Google Play, Opera for Android boasts a few popular features from the OS' desktop version.
Israel-based wireless-power startup Powermat Technologies on Tuesday announced that it would acquire its Helsinki, Finland-based rival PowerKiss.
The two companies, which previously used to offer incompatible technologies, committed to the PMA standard and agreed to combine under the Powermat Technologies title.
Scrapbooking social network Pinterest has tweaked the power of some of its pins so that everyone, including businesses, can get more details on the showcased items.
Pinterest has allowed users to organize and collect or pin things from around the Internet. It has worked really hard to make pins more useful by adding germane information to certain sorts of pins and allowing users to pin using mobile apps.
South Australia's first Apple Store is all set to open to the public from 10am on Saturday in Adelaide.
The $2.5 million Rundle Mall store will be the Cupertino, Calif.-based technology giant's first official store in South Australia and 20th in Australia.
Interested shoppers can start use the upcoming store's official website to book appointments with staff at its "Genius Bar" to get tech support and repairs.
A few of the first lucky shoppers through the Rundle Mall store's doors on Saturday will get an honoring T-shirt.
South Korean electronics giant Samsung on Friday announced the availability NFC TecTile 2 tags that are compatible with the company's new Galaxy S4 smartphone.
Samsung's TecTile tags are small NFC (near field communication) stickers which can be easily programmed to execute certain tasks on a smartphones and other mobile devices when the device is brought into contact with them.
Increasing prices of gas in the United States has surprised market watchers, as prices are moving up at a time of the year when they typically moderate.
In Yankton, the average price of unleaded gasoline has jumped 32 cents per gallon within the last seven days and by whopping 62 cents per gallon within the last two weeks.
Prices of the fuel in Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska and Wisconsin have jumped by up to 40 cents per gallon during the last one-week period.
Recon Instruments has come up with Google Glass-like heads-up display glasses called Recon Jet.
Recon Instruments demonstrate the Jet at Google's annual I/O conference in San Francisco.
Almost identical in size to the Google Glass, the Recon Jet has been designed keeping the sports crowd in mind. It shows the user statistics of my speed and altitude in various sports. The company didn't name any sport to be targeted by the Jet, but many people who donned the glasses at the conference said that it would be perfect for skiing and skydiving.
Netflix and YouTube consume nearly half of internet capacity at peak hours in the U. S., according to a fresh bandwidth study by Sandvine.
According to the Sandvine Networks Internet Phenomena, popular video streaming service Netflix accounted for 32.5 per cent of total downstream traffic on U. S. fixed line networks as of the first half of 2013.
With 17.11 per cent share, Google's video service YouTube emerged as the second biggest guzzler of the internet capacity in the U. S.
Google is well known for its marking special days and occasions, and this week it added "Atari Breakout" into Google Image Search to commemorate the 37th anniversary of the popular arcade video game.
When a user types in "Atari Breakout" in Google image search, the search engine recreate the classic arcade video game allowing the user to play the game through the various levels; instead of displaying numerous rows of images.
New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has asked tech giants to detail what efforts they are making to tackle the rising problem of device theft.
Schneiderman has sent out letters to the chiefs of Apple, Google, Samsung and Microsoft, stressing on the urgent need to tackle the problem of device theft.
The city has been suffering a drastic increase in violent street crimes called "Apple Picking," which refers to the theft and snatching of smartphones and other devices.
Amazon, one of the world's leading sellers of both e-readers and tablets, has confirmed that it has hit a deal with Samsung to acquire display manufacturer Liquavista.
Liquavista makes use of electrowetting technology to produce colour displays for portable media players and e-readers.
Confirming the deal, Amazon said, "We are always looking for new technologies we may be able to incorporate into our products. The Liquavista team shares our passion for invention and is creating exciting new technologies with a lot of potential."
Google is all set to announce the launch of a centralized gaming hub for Android, a leaked APK obtained and published by Android Police suggests.
Android Police claimed that it got its hands on a just-released APK for Play Services, which suggests that Google would soon announce the launch of gaming hub for Android.
Code in the leaked APK also suggests that the new platform will offer matchmaking, in-game chat, achievements, invitations, leader-boards and all that. It will also feature game data cloud saving feature that will allow players to pick up from where they would left off.
Snapchat, a real-time chat app which promises that it deletes messages forever after the set time limit, has been found in violation of the promise.
Utah-based Internet security firm Decipher Forensics recently exposed that the app in fact stores images or photos shared by users away from the naked eye and those images could be retrieved later. It means the app is not deleting the images as it promises.