Posts tagged as: Apps

Google Plans to End Chrome App Support In Chrome Browser

Four years ago, Google introduced the idea of Chrome apps. These were web apps that would work as if they were native apps with offline capabilities. However, Google recently announced it would no longer support Chrome apps because they are used by only 1% of Chrome users The idea of Chrome apps was mainly introduced […]

HTC joins with Under Armour to release a nifty package for fitness tracking

  It’s a new year and it could be time to try a new health app and a supposedly improved health monitor. HTC thinks it has you covered. During CES 2016 it’s announcing a joint effort with Under Armour: the release of UA HealthBox, a app-driven, device-based fitness system to measure, monitor and manages key […]

Google Buys Quickoffice – A Play to Get Stronger in Mobile Apps

Google has announced the acquisition of Quickoffice to improve their Apps product suite. This comes on the heads them acquiring Meebo. Quickoffice already has Android and iOS versions. Users like the ability to easily convert between many different office file formats. Here’s what Google Said Today, consumers, businesses and schools use Google Apps to get […]

Senator Chuck Schumer Wants FTC Look Into iOS, Android App Access

Senator Chuck Schumer on Sunday sent a letter to the Federal Trade Commission with concerns over the reaches of Android and iOS apps. He was worried that their abilities to quietly take contact lists and photo libraries without direct knowledge were going “well beyond” what a regular user would agree to. Although he agreed that […]

Nielsen Report Shows Narrow App Focus on Android

Despite having a large app store, much of Android’s usage time is spent with just 10 apps, Nielsen discovered Thursday. About 43 percent of Android app use is focused on the top 10. The top 50 apps account for 61 percent of time, leaving nearly all of the 250,000-plus Android Market apps to contend for […]

Over 60% of Connected TV Homes Use TV Apps at Least Once A Week

Applications have dominated the news in the smartphone and tablet worlds for some time but with the advent of “smart TVs” consumers are now rapidly adopting online TV applications that are integrated into their connected TVs with . A new In-Stat research survey estimates that over 60% of these connected households will use a TV app […]

NBC Launches iPad App as Companion to Shows

Broadcaster NBC has launched an all-new free iPad app to promote its network, featuring video clips, photos, recaps, preview and social interaction features, along with games and trivia. The app also features upcoming schedules, searching across the NBC network and a customizable “myNBC” dashboard, but lacks the one thing commenters and buyers appear to really want: […]

Chumby, Pace Join Forces on Chumby Apps for TVs

Industries and digital video device manufacturer Pace have collaborated on a set of applications to run on Pace’s Internet-connected television set-top boxes. Chumby had previously focused on managing content through stand-alone Chumby-branded and third party devices such as the Sony Dash and Best Buy Insignia Infocast Display. Chumby apps are also available for the Android […]

April’s Color Nook Update Adds More Tablet Like Features

Barnes & Noble today confirmed that the Nook Color would get full apps. The company is planning a “major update” for April that will give it new apps, e-mail, and other features. It didn’t say whether this would include third-party app support. Most believe the upgrade is actually a revision to add Android 2.2. The […]

Maxthon Intros New Android Web Browser

Maxthon is aiming to add a new dimension to mobile life with the elease of Maxthon Mobile for Android phones. The new product pairs a WebKit-based mobile browser with Maxthon’s cloud services — like syncing your website bookmarks — to give Maxthon users a completely portable internet experience. Maxthon Mobile was designed from the ground […]

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