Apps & Software

In 2015, IBM quietly amassed a trove of 7,355 patents, down slightly from 7,534 in 2014. A spokesperson for IBM said the company will earn more than 8,088 patents in 2016. The patent output also covers 2,700 inventions ranging from artificial intelligence, cloud computing, and cognitive computing. IBM patents also blanketed a wide range of technologies that also included cybersecurity, and cognitive health. For the 24th consecutive year, IBM has earned the most patents of any company. “Leading the world in innovation for 24 years in ...
Siemens has declared its interest in buying a software company in order to focus on its growth in that particular field. Mentor Graphics is a US-based semiconductor-design-software company. Officials claim that the deal has been closed for $4.5 billion. This decision is in accordance to the fact that Siemens needs to work on its software department as a growth area for the company. This acquisition is considered to be the biggest one for Siemens since the year 2014. The German engineering company has taken this drastic step in order ...
Technology has come a long way in the automobile industry. Every day, you see new and exciting, innovative ideas taking a sharp bend into the drive way to the future. Since the beginning of the 21st century, we’ve earmarked comfort, entertainment and advanced functionality with autonomous cars, remote vehicle shutdown, and complete geolocation tracking. We like to imagine that this is just the beginning. In that vein, we have come up with a list of the coolest and the most advanced car technologies from the future. In fact, some of th...
Those users who have installed ad blocking software to avoid advertisements on the browser will begin seeing ads on the desktop version of Facebook, essentially bypassing ad blockers. In a move that will favor publishers, the social network on Tuesday outlined changes to the ad experience on the site, including the company's new plan by which the advertisements on the platform can get past ad blocking software forcing visitors to see ads on the site. The world's biggest social media company says it is giving users easier ways to id...
As of this month, the Pokémon Go game is, by almost every standard, the most successful mobile game ever launched. In the short span since its launch, the game developed by Niantic, Inc. has touched 100M downloads. Individuals irrespective of age group are coming out in the park, stadiums, studios, etc., to play the augmented reality game. Those who’re aware of the rules are having fun with this most popular Pokémon game. And those who aren’t are spending time on Google searching how to catch a Pokémon. Over the weekend, Niantic ha...
At last, Japanese players can sigh with a relief as finally Pokemon Go arrives in its home country, the soil where it all began. Pokemon Go Japan is set to woo its homeland residents after captivating millions of people in the United States, Australia, and Europe. The wait for Pokemon Go Japan release hasn’t been simple. Japan is known to be the second-most niche markets of mobile applications, but it didn’t make the release any easier. Gamers in Japan had to keep calm while players in other country were having fun in virtual playg...
Ahead of the Rio Olympics 2016, Samsung Electronics is all set to launch its contactless, mobile payments app service in Brazil on July 19, 2016. The company chose, this time, to introduce Samsung Pay Brazil because Rio de Janeiro is hosting the upcoming Olympics games. It’s a marketing stint, which can be used as a springboard to promote the Samsung Pay launch in Latin America’s other markets. Brazil is regarded as one of those countries where smartphones have become a major gateway to the world of internet. Brazil is the firs...
The Cupertino giant has filed a trademark recently for Apple Night Shift Mode Technology. The trademark has been filed both in the United States and Hong Kong as the company looks further to introduce Night Shift Mode for Mac and CarPlay along with other Apple devices. The trademark application for Apple Night Shift Mode was filed under 303823227 in Hong Kong. The technology is nothing sort of a new discovery as there are already free third party apps available in the market. As it appears, such apps are capable of minimizing blue ...
After much anticipation, Google has released the final name for Android N. The “N” stands for Nougat. When we put the entire list together, Android Nougat features are really something to look forward to. During Google I/O we already mentioned to you the top features of Android N. Today we’re presenting a briefer version with complete features we’ve sourced from various reports. Multi-Window Support This, perhaps, is one of the top features of Android N. Individuals have been anticipating this feature since quite a long time. If...
One of the bright sides of using Android device is you can customize the look of Google’s OS with the help of some of the amazing Android launchers. You can define your phone's user interface unlike iPhone, in which Apple dictates the look and feel of your smartphone or any device that runs on iOS. Android launchers not only change the wallpaper and colors of your device, it changes all the icons as well as layout, transforming every last pixel. Launchers are usually categorized into two types: design and smart. Design launchers m...