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Google Updates Gmail for iOS – Adds Ability to Swipe Between Messages, More

- Mar 27, 2013<p>Google has released version 2.1 of its Gmail app for iOS, adding swipe controls to allow you to move back and forth between emails …

Fast broadband speeds not guaranteed by living in city centre, figures show

A home in the centre of town is no guarantee of fast broadband speeds, with UK customers facing a postcode lottery when it comes to internet …

Google Translate app for Android gets offline support

Google today added offline language support to the Google Translate app for Android.<p>Available for devices running Android 2.3 Gingerbread and up, the new feature provides translation in 50 languages, even where a data connection is not present. To enable the offline capabilities on your device, …

CHART OF THE DAY: How People Use Facebook On Smartphones

IDC conducted a survey in conjunction with Facebook to find out how people are using smartphones. It surveyed 4,446 people aged 18-44 who use iPhones or Android-based phones. In this chart you can see how people are using Facebook on smartphones.

iPhone

Hey, New Yorkers: 1993 is calling. From a payphone. It wants its history back.

"Recalling 1993" art project offers oral history from residents of the era.<p>Starting this week, the city is turning all Manhattan payphones into “time …

Location Data Can Uniquely Identify Cellphone Users

A new study demonstrates how easy it is to identify people from the location-tracking data on their cellphones.<p>Just a few data points from a location-tracking cellphone are enough to identify most people, a new study found. It doesn't matter if those data are "anonymized" so they aren't linked to …

Rumor: Amazon smartphone to feature a 4.7-inch display

Wonderlane/Flickr<p>Ever since Amazon first entered the Android tablet space with the Kindle Fire back in 2011, there has been rumors floating around about the company working on a smartphone as well. Two years later and we’re still waiting for the alleged device that was “guaranteed” to be released …

Kindle Fire

Google lets you make your own maps with Maps Engine Lite Beta

Maps are handy items, especially when made to provide specific information that would be otherwise hard to visual or utilize, such as the specific …

Maps

Developers vs the industry: 15 ideas about the future of games

Earlier this month, the Bafta video game awards seemed to show an industry in rude health, with innovative indie titles sharing the honours with …