Tuesday 26 March 2013

In Other News: 26/03/2013.

  • Google is rolling out an update to their Chrome browser. The update improves spell-checking and it updates the dictionaries for all languages as well as adding support for Albanian, Korean and Tamil! The update will roll out to Windows, Linux and Chrome OS!
    Via Engadget.
  • Samsung have updated their Galaxy Chat to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean!
    Via SamMobile.
  • HTC have reportedly received 'several hundred thousand' pre-orders of their new HTC One, something which has supposedly far exceeded HTC's initial targets!
    Via AndroidBeat.
  • Swiftkey have updated their Android keyboard and there is a full changelog available here!
    Via Swiftkey.
  • Texas Instruments have reportedly developed new battery tech which allows for a 50% reduction in charge times and efficiency of above 90%! You can find out more info direct from TI here.
    Via Slashgear.
  • Sweden's Language Council has supposedly dropped the term "ungoogleable" from its considerations after Google pressured them to go with something more flattering.
    Via TheVerge.
  • Kaspersky have lowered the cost of their mobile solutions, the smartphone version is down to   $14.95 for the premium version and $19.95 for the tablet equivalent! You can see what else the update brings here.
    Via AndroidCommunity.
  • Mozilla has announced that they are planning on holding workshops for Firefox OS app development.
    Via Slashgear.
  • Were you wondering who that company was which bought a million Blackberry Z10's? Well it turns out that it was Brightstar, a reseller, who are likely to act as an intermediary to the American carriers.
    Via AllThingsD.
  • The Verge have supposedly confirmed that the HTC 'Tiara' and the Samsung Ativ S (or a slightly remodelled version of the phone) will be landing on Sprint this summer!


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