Saturday, March 9, 2013

124 Now Faster And More Easier To Manage

Headlines
  1. Cyanogenmod 10.1 M2 builds start rolling out
  2. Picasa Web redirecting to Google+ Photos
  3. Google+ Pages now have bigger profile photos and page gets more card style layout
  4. Google teaming up with Volkswagen for new mobile ad campaign
  5. Google and Mpeg La reached deal regarding online video codecs
  6. YouTube redesign rolling out to match across web and mobile platforms
  7. Google Glass project from Duke to recognize friends based on dressing patterns

Apps
  1. Opera browser beta released based on webkit
  2. Twitter closing Tweetdeck
  3. Chrome Beta adds data compression (visit chrome://flags to enable)
  4. Temple Run Oz released
  5. Spindle - new location based discovery service
  6. Official Directv app for tablets released

Devices
  1. Asus Transformer getting update to Android 4.2 (.1 or .2 unknown)
  2. [Sprint] LG Optimus G gets Android 4.1.2 update
  3. Droid Razr getting Android 4.1.2 update - kills all Motorola apps in place of Google’s apps
  4. HTC One X Android 4.1.2 update rolling out

Kindle Fire Pit
  1. Amazon working on new API for ads

Quick Tip - Facebook Pages Manager
  1. Control Pages from the app
  2. Create homescreen shortcuts to pages for quick access
  3. Turn notifications on/off
  4. Create events
  5. Market Link - Free

Competitor Circle
  1. Blackberry
    1. Netflix currently now working on app for Blackberry World
    2. Twitter & LinkedIn updated to be more native to BB10
    3. T-Mobile may release Blackberry Q10 in May 2013
  2. iOS
    1. Google Maps updated with categorized business listings and searching contacts
    2. Angry Birds now free
    3. Marvel Unlimited launches on iOS as subscription service
    4. Google Field Trip released for iOS
  3. webOS
  4. Windows Phone
    1. BBC iPlayer coming as html5 based app
    2. Official ‘The Coffee Bean’ app released
    3. E*Trade updated to support Windows Phone 8
    4. Newegg.com App updated for Windows Phone 8
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