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Google Gives App Makers Free Startup Kit
2013-06-05 11:39:18

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Want to build an Android app but don´t want to bother with the backend nuts and bolts that keep it running properly? Google has got you covered. The Android maker has released a cloud-based backend kit which handles some of the nitty-gritty work of creating an app which requires authentication, cloud storage, server queries and push notifications. This offering also operates on Google´s App Engine cloud service which...

Google Glass Gets And Nixes Porn App
2013-06-04 15:35:09

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online There is a certain danger with an open platform such as Google Glass. Whatever the eye can see becomes data. And thus it was likely only a matter of time before someone released a porn application for the platform, and it happened this week. Google was quick to shut the app down and add an update to its content policies page. "We don't allow Glassware content that contains nudity, graphic sex acts, or sexually explicit material,"...

2013-05-20 23:19:55

Hiscall, Inc. launches new mobile app. The free Hiscall app will function as an event program, social media connection and general hub for Hiscall news and information. Dickson, TN (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 Hiscall Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of the Hiscall mobile app for Android and Apple devices. The Hiscall app includes past, current and future event information, social media connections, About Us section, GPS directions and event alerts. For many, the mobile app will take the...

2013-05-03 23:16:55

All of EXOON´s product lines will now be at the top of the industry spectrum totally dominating ant units that are currently on the market including the OUYA which is due to be launched in the 2nd week of June. Largo, FL (PRWEB) May 03, 2013 If perfection could have a name then EXOON would be at the top of the list in the Android community. Rising above all of its competitors in perfect hardware specs, they have answered back by bringing in multiple devices that are more than double in...

2013-05-03 23:05:05

RainingClouds Technologies' latest app update aims to improve user engagement. Users can try apps with friends,create app lists and share app lists with each other. Pune, Maharashtra (PRWEB) May 03, 2013 To give you a brief, AppSurfer mobile app lets users browse, test, and then install the applications they like. With its past releases, AppSurfer has grown from strength to strength. Initially AppSurfer was launched for the web, and aimed at acquiring as many apps as possible. After...

ACLU Takes Carriers To Task For Slow Android Updates
2013-04-18 09:29:57

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Earlier this week, security firm NQ Mobile released a report which found Android to be the mobile platform most targeted by hackers. Along with being the largest mobile platform — and therefore a large target for hackers — it also has a bad reputation for being a fragmented OS. Though Google frequently releases new updates to Android which generally include security updates, these patches often never reach the...

Software Apps Could Make Mobile Operating Systems Vulnerable
2013-04-17 18:57:20

[ Watch the Video: Zhendong Su Explains How to Avoid Android Hacks ] Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Any computing device is only secure as its software. While the core operating system could be secure, software that is installed on top of it could introduce holes into the security. This has long been a problem with desktop and laptop computers, and software developers have often had to plug such holes. Just this week, Oracle Corp. released an update for...

2013-04-16 23:02:01

MailPix.com, the new photo-printing site, has released Caption8, a new social photo game on the Apple App Store and the Android Market. Huntington Beach, CA (PRWEB) April 16, 2013 MailPix.com, the new photo-printing site, has released Caption8, a new social photo game on the Apple App Store and the Android Market. Users can add funny captions to their own photos or the photos of their friends, and share them. Two styles are built-in the app, Motivational Poster and Speech Bubble, with more...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'