Mobile keyboard app Ginger to explore Chinese market with localized features


The increasing use of mobile devices for written communication has made mobile typing an important aspect of our daily life. However, typing on a touch keyboard can be painfully slow and filled with typos because of the difficulty of the small screen. An already tough job is even harder for those using a second language, such as English, the de facto global language. However, the Tel Aviv-headquartered startup Ginger Software is addressing both of these problems with its mobile proofreading keyboard Read more [...]

National Geographic and YETi CGI to Develop Interactive Puzzle Game for Web and Mobile Platforms


WASHINGTON (March 3, 2015)—National Geographic has signed game design and development studio YETi CGI to a multiyear licensing agreement to create and launch a new branded, interactive puzzle game for kids for use on Web and mobile platforms. “National Geographic Puzzle Explorer” will encourage critical thinking and basic problem solving skills as it teaches children to design and build interactive puzzles through colorful graphics and imaginative game play. Through creative use of National Read more [...]

Apple Pay Set to Transform Mobile Payments Starting October 20


CUPERTINO, California―October 16, 2014―Apple® today announced that customers can start making payments with the touch of a finger on Monday, October 20, when Apple Pay™ becomes available in the US. Apple Pay offers an easy, secure and private way to pay using Touch ID™ on iPhone® 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in stores and within apps. Users of the just-announced iPad Air™ 2 and iPad mini™ 3 will be able to use Touch ID on their devices for Apple Pay within apps. The Read more [...]

Honeywell Materials Help Mobile Devices Stay Cool; Perform Better


Leading mobile electronics manufacturers are using Honeywell’s thermal interface materials (TIMs) to dissipate the intense heat produced by increasingly powerful chips at the heart of these devices. If not managed properly, the heat can lead to performance issues and even cause the devices to crash.   “End users demand a lot from their devices and our materials help manufacturers manage heat that can threaten performance and longevity,” said David Diggs, vice president and Read more [...]

Microsoft and TracFone collaborate to offer innovative mobile health management solution to the healthcare market


REDMOND, Wash. — Aug. 21 , 201 4 — Microsoft Corp. and TracFone Wireless on Thursday announced a collaboration that will bring the benefits of smartphone technology and services to underserved and high-risk populations through a new mobile health management solution offered through providers and insurers. This approach expands on Microsoft’s commitment to healthcare and TracFone’s telecommunications expertise as the largest Lifeline provider and prepaid wireless leader. Read more [...]

Microsoft Devices Group announces ultra-affordable mobile phone with music and video player for 19 euros


REDMOND, Wash. — Aug. 11 , 2014 — Recognizing the rapid growth of ultra-affordable mobile phones, Microsoft Devices Group on Monday unveiled the Nokia 130, a mobile phone designed to introduce millions of people to new digital experiences. At just 19 euros,* the Nokia 130 combines the everyday essentials that first-time mobile phone buyers expect with the beautiful design, reliability and mobile entertainment they want. Featuring a built-in video player, music player with up to 46 Read more [...]

Mobile chips face lockdown to prevent hacks


Chip makers want to make hardware the first layer of defense against data breaches and other attacks on tablets and smartphones. Mobile devices are becoming increasingly vulnerable, with more personal information, banking data, passwords and contacts residing on devices without any protection, said presenters at the Hot Chips conference in Cupertino, California, on Sunday. The NSA revelations ... Hardware - Yahoo News Search Results Read more [...]