After Google made a brief announcement, via a Wednesday blog post, that YouTube will soon introduce a new function which will allow users to view videos without Internet connection, the company has more recently issued a memo to YouTube's strategic partners, detailing how `offline videos' function will work.
In a Thursday confirmation, wireless startup Republic Wireless said that it will start offering the 16GB version of the Motorola Moto X smartphone for $229 without a contract. The stores of Republic Wireless will start selling the Moto X in November; with the two color options for the handset being `woven black' and `woven white.'
In a petition to the Federal Communications Commission earlier this week, the White House urged the federal regulatory agency to "immediately initiate the process of setting rules" under which the unlocking of mobile devices - cellphones and tablets - will be deemed legal.
In a Wednesday post on the Twitter microblogging site, Elon Musk – the unconventional CEO of electric-car manufacturer Tesla Motors – said that Tesla is serious about developing its own “autopilot” technology for cars. Musk had earlier said, in a brief to Bloomberg in May, that Tesla would eventually develop such a system.
In a study released on Wednesday, the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) has accused Google of fostering online piracy, alleging that the Internet search giant and other search engines have apparently made it too easy for consumers to find pirated content online; even when they may not actually be looking for it.
In a move which will end Apple’s characteristic three-month iPhone delay in Chinese markets, the tech giant has recently revealed that, for the first time, the new iPhone models – iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C – will be launched in China on the same day as their scheduled, September 20, launch the US, Europe, Japan, and a few other markets.
Software major Microsoft has announced $40 billion stock buyback and increased the dividend by 22 percent. Stock market analysts have termed the move as correct action for the software major. The company is also planning to put more effort in the mobile devices segment in coming years.
Sprint One Up is being prepared to be launched by the company. It is a program that permits its clients to pay the amount for their smartphones or tablets in monthly installments.
In July, after T-Mobile kick-started the trend with its own Jump program, Sprint is the last of the nationwide carrier to propose such a program.
As per previous reports, it has been revealed that Apple is about to launch latest version of its operating system iOS7 on 18, September.
But, according to new reports, Apple is already working on the three upcoming updates of the same operating system. The three updates of iOS7 are iOS7.0.1, iOS7.0.2 and iOS7.1.
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