Yesterday, we discussed the second part of our tech giants coming to the west series with Huawei. What people may not know, however, is that Huawei owns a company by the name of HiSilicon. Hisilicon's processor department may not be the most popular in the west but their technology is impressive, with year on year improvements being easily seen. In the coming years, manufacturers such as Qualcomm may have to face the fact that there are other companies just as able...
Yahoo Attempts to Create a Mobile Footprint with Mojito
Yahoo built the framework as part of its Yahoo Cocktails suite of tools, and has now made Mojito available to be used and improved upon by all. As Yahoo states on their Mojito development page:
This framework would seem to be a great resource for low-end devices, which struggle to deal with increased application memory requirements and heavy network traffic. This enables developers to create apps that can run in any situation, regardless of the OS. The list of Yahoo apps currently utilizing Mojito are:
- Yahoo! Livestand (native app)
- Fantasy Finance (web site)
- Fantasy Premiere League Football (mobile web app)
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There are many great Android handsets on the market today that are much cheaper than the flagships from the major players like Samsung and HTC. The OnePlus One and Nexus 5 are two great examples of high-end phones being offered at prices much cheaper than competitors. But there are phones in the mid-range that may offer even more bang for your buck. Let us know which smartphone deal you think has the best value.
TapDeck which has just entered beta, is a smart wallpaper app that allows you to change to a random wallpaper by simply double tapping your screen. After selecting images you like from a selection, your wallpapers will be chosen based on similar images from Flickr, Imgur, Reddit and Wikipedia. If you see one you like, simply swipe up and you will see information relevant to the image. After spending a day with this app it is clear that it is still...