FTV Phone launched by ZTE and Fashion TV

FTV Phone launched by ZTE and Fashion TV

Fashion TV is joining the Android smartphone race with its own product – FTV Phone. Developed in partnership with the Chinese handset maker ZTE, it’s basically a rebranded version of the ZTE Blade, which we also know as Orange San Francisco. Yep it’s the original San Francisco, not the new (better) San Francisco II. To…

Animoto iOS app turns photos into fancy video slideshows

Animoto iOS app turns photos into fancy video slideshows

iPhone users are sharing photos at a record level. However, most photos are (let’s face it) pretty boring and watching them can be pretty daunting. Enter Animoto, a new iPhone app that turns multiple photos into a fancy video slideshow that is easy to share and a pleasure to watch. The free to download application…

WordPress for Android 2.0 is here

WordPress for Android 2.0 is here

WordPress released version 2.0 of its Android app, calling it a major update that “focuses on a new UI and enhanced post editor features.” First there’s a brand new look with the central Dashboard from where you have one-tap access to create new posts and pages, upload media, view your stats, manage comments, read blogs…

IM+ getting its own in-app messenger Beep and the Angry Birds theme

IM+ getting its own in-app messenger Beep and the Angry Birds theme

Shape Services will be updating its super-popular multi-network instant messaging client IM+ with its own in-app messenger called Beep. The new capability will allow users to chat with contacts from their phone’s Address Book as well as with friends from different IM networks via a single unified interface. Beep is touted as a free alternative…

American Airlines offers Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 in premium class cabins on select flights

American Airlines offers Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 in premium class cabins on select flights

Apple’s iPad hasn’t conquered the whole airline industry with American Airlines announcing Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 availability in premium class cabins on select flights. The Android tablet will replace the current personal entertainment devices in American’s First and Business Class cabins on transcontinental flights between New York’s JFK and Los Angeles, JFK and San Francisco,…

Video: Cut the Rope cartoon

Cut the Rope cartoon

Just in time for the Holiday season, ZeptoLab unveiled a short animated cartoon featuring the adorable Om Nom monster, which we know from the super-popular Cut the Rope games. The video, which BTW was unveiled at the LeWeb conference in Paris, features the little monster as he leaves the iPad to search for cookies in…

International remittances sent via mobile phones to reach $55 billion in 2016

International remittances sent via mobile phones to reach $55 billion in 2016

According to a new report from Juniper Research, almost $55 billion in international remittances will be enabled via mobile devices in 2016, up from less than $12 billion this year. Unsurprisingly established migration corridors such as the US-Mexico and intra-regional transfers across Africa and the Middle East will lead the growth, though inter/intra-regional activity from…

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