Category Archives: Software

Mother and former teacher creates app to disable phones if kids ignore calls or messages

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Sharon Standifird, a mother and former teacher has created an app that gives parents control back over their children’s phones. If children ignore repeated calls and text messages to reach them, with Ignore No More! you simply lock their phones until they call you back. That means no calls to friends, no text, no games, until they communicate with you!

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WhatsApp competitor with end-to-end encryption launched by German Postal Service!

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You could have thought of a number of companies launching a messaging service to go up against WhatsApp but the German Postal Service most likely didn’t come to mind. Well, today the company announced SIMSme which is a messaging app with end-to-end encryption. Not only that, the company is promising that all data is stored on German servers only and

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YouTube buys video editing app Directr

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Directr started only two years ago but has gained popularity since especially with small business which used the app to shoot promotional videos. Google’s YouTube has clearly seen the value of the company and features the app is offering. They acquired the company and it was announced that instead of paying $25 – $400 per month (depending on features) the

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No time for legal battles – Canon and Microsoft sign Patent Deal


The software giant Microsoft and Canon have signed a cross-licensing deal which will give them each other access to their patents, including certain digital imaging and mobile consumer products. “This collaborative approach with Canon allows us to deliver inventive technologies that benefit consumers around the world,” said Nick Psyhogeos, a Microsoft associate general counsel for intellectual property licensing. “Microsoft believes

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Google I/O – One smartwatch stands out, the company shows Android for cars, TVs and Android L

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The Android conference lasted over 2 hours and Google showcased a wide range of new products. Here are our highlights: 1. Wearables – Moto 360 stands out Earlier this month we reported how Apple is playing catch-up, planning to release their iWatch in October this year. The wearable technology market is growing quickly, it is set to triple this year

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