10/12/2011, As most of you should know by now (if you’ve upgraded your iOS devices) that Twitter is fully integrated into iOS 5. Now what does this all mean? Well, if you’re a huge user of Twitter, it basically means good news, and for those of you who don’t use Twitter – it doesn’t change your life. Twitter integration with iOS makes it extremely easy and convenient to share your activities […]
08/11/2011, When Microsoft announced the purchase of Skype earlier this year, people immediately speculated about the company implementing it into Windows Phone. However it wasn’t officially mentioned by Skype or Microsoft until recently when Skype’s Vice President, Neil Stevens said that the company is planning to create something unique for the Windows Phone operating system.
07/22/2011, If you’re still hanging on to your Hotmail accounts from back in the day, or perhaps you’re a Microsoft Live user, then you will be pleased to know that Microsoft is providing app developers the tools that will make integration with your smartphone possible.
07/04/2011, It has recently been reported that come July 6th, Facebook will be announcing a tie-up with Skype which would allow users on Facebook to video chat via the website. Since Facebook has already been integrated with Skype, it would be a logical assumption that Skype could see itself being integrated into Facebook too. As it stands, Facebook has over 750 million active subscribers, compared to Skype’s 170 million, which would […]
06/08/2011, In the official Windows Phone Blog, the team recently revealed even more new features that will be part of the upcoming Mango update for Windows Phone 7. This time around we have a preview of the phone’s SkyDrive capabilities. Users can share photos stored on SkyDrive via email, text or IM easily. When sent as an MMS, the image will be embedded in the image rather than as a link […]
06/02/2011, OnLive has officially announced Facebook integration with its video game streaming service. In addition to playing the same games on virtually any platform as long as you have a stable internet connection, OnLive will now let you share that experience with your friends. Starting next week, OnLive will feature a new component to its gaming service – Facebook. Taking advantage of the social network, OnLive gamers will be able to […]
05/06/2011, When Google Voice and Sprint’s integration launched earlier this week, a lot of folks were happy with the functionality they got without having to change their Sprint numbers (some were happy they could change it) but a whole bunch of users were stuck, unable to use the service or even get it to work they way they wanted it to. A whole bunch of people complained, and the folks over […]
05/05/2011, It was just a couple of days ago that Google announced its Google Voice services being integrated with Sprint’s network went live. But according to reports online, things aren’t working as planned. Since Sprint reps can’t answer your Google Voice queries and are directing consumers to the Google Voice forums – a forum that’s known to not be much help in these situations. Upon receiving numerous complaints about the service, […]
05/05/2011, Who says you need a “Facebook button” on the phone to qualify as a Facebook device? Move aside HTC Salsa and ChaCha, Sony Ericsson’s new mini phones are here, and the word is that these phones will also be tightly integrated with Facebook. For example, if a user likes a music track on his/her device, the phone can automatically share it on the user’s Facebook profile, just like how Facebook […]
05/03/2011, While it’s been about a week later than its previously speculated date of arrival, Google Voice finally here on Sprint. It’s been announced on the official Google blog, that Google Voice and Sprint integration is now live. Google Voice users on Sprint can use their Sprint number as their Google Voice number – no need to deal with the hassle of changing numbers i.e. updating your contacts and letting people […]
04/27/2011, GetJar, one of the largest app stores for mobile apps available today has just announced that its mobile site is now integrated with Facebook. Leveraging on the social network’s millions of users, this makes GetJar the world’s first app store to take advantage of Facebook. According to GetJar’s research, users are more likely download apps recommended by friends than by GetJar themselves, so this whole move to the social network […]
03/29/2011, While we’ve all be hearing about how much more cloud-oriented iOS 5 is speculated to be, there hasn’t been much talked about what these cloud services will be used for. Well according to some reports online, Apple will be making use of cloud technology to improve voice commands on their iOS devices. Apple acquired Siri in 2010, a company that specializes in voice recognition technology that happens on a distant […]
09/29/2010, You might not be too fond of the Facebook Chat instant messaging service, but word is going around that Facebook and Skype are gearing up to announce a deal that will see Skype accounts integrated with Facebook Connect, allowing Facebook friends to voice-chat, SMS, or even video call each other via Skype accounts. The service will apparently go live in a few weeks in the full version of Skype 5.0. […]