Skype Now Stands for a Third of International Calls

2 years ago Microsoft spent $8.5 billion to purchase Skype and since then they have expanded its services, making it reach the current level of popularity. A recent report from TeleGeography shows that Skype stands for 33% of international telephony traffic in 2012. Skype is available as an application on major mobile platforms and it’s also... 

Google Planing on Opening Stores in Major Cities

A while ago there were rumors about Google wanting to extend its business in real life, so that it can get past the laws that would not allow the selling of certain products depending on the area. Now it looks like the rumors were true and we have a good reason to be happy about Google´s decision. Some time after the launch of the third Nexus smartphone,... 

SugarSync 2.0 Complete, Includes Drag and Drop Sharing and New Android App

SugarSync 2.0 is a popular cloud sharing app, that got a makeover late last year and while version 2.0 beta was available on desktop for a while, it’s not finished and also available as an Android app. Mac and Windows users will have access directly to the file system in the cloud and transfer documents and data without problems. Here’s... 

On Sale: Huge Price Reduction for One of the Best Office Suites

Among the apps we usually install on our Android device(s), a good office suite is most times a must. For productivity or simple document viewing, a good app to handle all our necessities in this regard is often hard to come by at a decent price. Fortunately we can rely on sales from time to time. Pixel has developed one of the most appreciated... 

New Game: Tamagotchi L.i.f.e Celebrates Decades of Grooming Virtual Pets

Bandai just launched a new app, a Tamagotchi app in order to celebrate decades of the existence of the famous digital pet. The game is called Tamagotchi L.i.f.e and it places a virtual pet on your device, recreating the experience of pocket pals from the late 90s. Namco Bandai offers an app that takes up 15 MB of space and it’s available for... 

Canonical Will Post a Touch Developer Preview for Ubuntu Phone this Month

As busy as the market may seem there is always room for another handset and another OS or both. With Android evolving at such a rapid pace, few have the courage to get into the game with a new software and try to win the users from there or from iOS. Ubuntu Phone is the most promising challenger on the mobile OS market we’ve seen in the last... 

Have the Status Bar Available from Any Android App

Some solutions that you will find on the Store have proven their value and are considered an absolute must for any user. Unfortunately most of these require that your device is rooted so it can gain access to modify how the system behaves. The one I’m about to show you is not among them. With the Android OS, no matter the version, it is easy... 

Opera Buys Skyfire Labs for $155 Million; Video Optimization and More Targeted

Opera is doing some shopping and apparently they want to improve their video optimization, since they just bought Skyfire, that’s very good at that. They spent $155 million on the company and the acquisition is mainly meant for the company’s Rocket Optimizer, a piece of software that reduces the size of video streaming and other media while... 

Google Releases Android 4.2.2 Factory Images for Nexus Devices

Nexus devices are privileged when it comes to Android releases and it has been like that since Google decided to partner with HTC for the Nexus One. Now there are a number of pure Google devices on the market, including new releases like the Nexus 10 and Nexus 4. Most Google Nexus owners don’t feel the need to stick with the factory ROM. What... 

NVidia’s Tegra 4 and Project Shield Coming in Q2 This Year

Nvidia is without a doubt one of the most active players on the market right now, oriented towards releasing hardware components for mobile devices as well as stand-alone solutions to cover the consumer’s needs. For this year some of the highest expectations come from NVidia. Though the Tegra 3 chipset hasn’t had the success that was initially... 

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