Asim Alsalman

8 Flips | 2 Magazines | @AsimAlsalman | Keep up with Asim Alsalman on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Asim Alsalman”

Amazon rolls out Alexa on its Fire tablets

When Amazon released its new Fire HD 8 tablet last month, it promised that Alexa, the cloud-based voice service, would be added to Fire tablets in the coming weeks through a free over-the-air software update. That update is now available to owners of the 2016 Fire HD 8, as well as 2015's …

Apple leaks images that apparently show new MacBook Pro

Apple ships update including image of new MacBook Pro expected to be released 27 October, showing new touch bar that replaces function and escape keys, and power button<p>Apple has spoiled its own surprise launch by shipping an update to macOS Sierra that includes an image of the new MacBook Pro the …

MacBook Pro

- The Globe and Mail

Apple Has Created 'Detailed Mockups' of iMessage for Android

Earlier in the year, rumors began swirling around the possibility Apple might launch a version of iMessage for Android smartphones due to the company's increased focus on services, "which means opening up certain avenues beyond its own iOS and OS X platforms."<p>The original report pointed to a …

Google is making it easier for anyone to design beautiful apps

New collaboration tools for designers embrace the Material Design philosophy<p>Google is launching a new suite of tools meant to make it easier for designers and app makers to collaborate. It’s partially an expansion of Google’s Material Design efforts, which launched two years ago as a way to rethink …

Clouds gather in rooftop solar's biggest U.S. market | Reuters

SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - For years, the quiet, winding streets of the Scripps Ranch neighborhood have been pure gold for solar installers.<p>Solar installers from Baker Electric place solar panels on the roof of a residential home in Scripps Ranch, San Diego, California, U.S. October 14, 2016. Picture …

Google puts the brakes on Fiber and plans for layoffs

If you've been waiting for Google to bring high-speed Internet to your city, don't hold your breath.<p>Google Fiber is pausing its expansion into new markets, losing its top executive and planning a round of layoffs. It is the clearest signal yet that the ambitious effort may be on life support.<p>Craig …

Telecoms