Actions for iPad app creates touchscreen experience for PC or Mac

While some of the latest in touch-enabled tech, like the Acer Aspire Z3 or the Samsung Ativ-Q, is impressive enough to have us considering postponing that weekend getaway for a new touchscreen laptop, you can still take your vacation and have the touchscreen experience thanks to a $4 iPad app. With Actions for iPad, you can transform any PC or Mac into…

DragManArds, one tough Windows Phone tower defense game

There are plenty of tower defense games available for your Windows Phone and DragManArd may be one of the more challenging options out there. You are tasked with rebuilding your Dragon Manor and defend it from pesky little demons. You make use of the legendary Dragon Manor Guards called DragManArds for short. You also have a few magic spells available…

Apple buys city transit guide HopStop, as it works to better Maps

Apple has acquired transit navigation service HopStop in a bid to improve the Maps app in iOS, according to a new report. Bloomberg reported on Friday – citing unnamed people familiar with the deal – that Apple has agreed to buy HopStop. The news comes just a few hours after AllThingsD reported that Apple had acquired Locationary, a Toronto-based location…

Microsoft aims to increase Surface tablet sales through business resellers

Microsoft hasn’t had the easiest time selling its Surface tablets. And now that the Surface has been on the market for about nine months, Microsoft is finally ready to get the device into the hands of enterprise users in a big way. Previously only available through the Microsoft Store, the Redmond-based company announced today that a number of resellers will distribute the…

HTC France: No Android 4.2 Jelly Bean or Sense 5 for One S

Bad news, HTC One S users. Despite HTC never mentioning anything about it after the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update, it’s now official the smartphone will stuck on this version of the OS forever. Unfortunately, HTC is breaking its promise of delivering the Sense 5 UI to the mid-range smartphone. HTC France has responded to a question from Facebook user…

Samsung Galaxy S4 Google edition exclusive to US at launch

Eyeing the Samsung Galaxy S4 Google edition that showed up last week at the Google I/O event? You’re not alone. If site-users’ searches on uSwitch Tech are anything to go by, a version of Samsung’s flagship kit without the phone-maker’s Nature UX software customisations is in huge demand with UK smartphone fanatics. However, today it has emerged that if you’re…

Trademark filing hints Samsung could call its wearable tech range “Samsung Gear”

A trademark filing dug up by Phandroid.com, could have revealed the name Samsung intends to use for its range of wearable technology products, and it’s Samsung Gear. As usual with trademark descriptions, it’s all-encompassing, and could relate to just about any electronic product you can think of, but the interesting part comes in an supplemental section after the extensive primary…

BlackBerry's A10 upcoming flagship surfaces again in online video

A single photo of the upcoming BlackBerry A10 leaked last week, and now the flagship smartphone has resurfaced in a short video on YouTube. The recently discovered footage shows a handset, which looks identical to the leaked A10 image from last week, equipped with a BlackBerry 10 interface. The device is much rounder than BlackBerry’s current line-up and has a…

Google Nexus 7 tablets dying due to cheap storage?

The Google Nexus 7 might not be quite the bargain tablet it seems on paper, a slew of complaints about the device suggest. An Android and Me investigation has exposed what appear to be a host of problems with the tablet, with many early adopters reporting lag and a general lack of responsiveness to touch inputs. Glitches mentioned in the…

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