The second developer release of Apple's new mobile OS adds some new features and arrives 15 days after beta 1 was released at WWDC.
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Google has done a good job with the Chrome browser on mobile platforms. The beta version rivals the desktop experience on Android and is lightning fast, which is shown on video.
Paul released MoDaCo.SWITCH into private beta and I am testing it out on my T-Mobile HTC One.
The NAB subsidiary wants to get real feedback from real customers on its upcoming mobile banking site.
Apple heavily advertises Siri and competitors have been trying to match and beat its functionality. Google Now is excellent on Jelly Bean-powered devices and there are some great 3rd party alternatives. Nuance is an experience developer of voice technologies and enters the Android arena with this new application.
Apple's Scott Forstall demos a new beta version of iOS. The revamped mobile operating system includes an upgrade to Siri, Facebook integration, and FaceTime connectivity through a cellular network. There's also a new feature called Passbook, which stores boarding passes, store cards, and movie tickets.
As enterprises consider alternatives to Microsoft Office in the cloud era, Google is zipping along with Enterprise Apps and now QuickOffice and IBM has IBM Docs in beta but all is fairly quiet on the OpenOffice mobile/cloud front. Xform Computing is one developer trying to take OpenOffice to the mobile masses.
The full gold version of Skype for Windows Phone handsets has been posted to Microsoft's mobile app store, with new features and more languages than in the beta edition.Nokia's Lumia 900 is one of the handsets certified to work with Skype 1.
A new service has launched in beta that provides remote Windows access from any mobile browser or mobile device. The ability to rent and install programs is unique.
Google's desktop browser is now available in beta form for the company's mobile platform, bringing copious synchronisation features to Android-based phones and tablets
Facebook has acquired Strobe, the developer of a platform for mobile apps built with HTML5. Strobe will continue to be available as a beta, though it's not clear for how long.
RIM's latest service, currently in beta, links Microsoft's cloud-based productivity suite with BlackBerry smartphones, delivering mobile access to Exchange-hosted email, calendar and contacts.
Apple's iCloud service has gone live ahead of the release of iOS 5, expected to take place later on Wednesday.The company pushed the portal live ahead of the launch, dropping the 'beta' label in the process, but customers will need to wait until they have iOS 5 on their mobile devices, or Mac OS X Lion 10.
Anyone can now join the open beta of Google's social network, which has also been updated to provide more features for mobile devices and to allow broadcasts of Hangouts video chats
Mozilla released the new mobile browser beta with a Do Not Track feature that will turn your device free from trackers.
Yahoo's beta of its latest Yahoo Mail is the first installment of the company's communications strategy, which will revolve around mobile, personalization and sensing how users want to communicate and to who.
Research in Motion has launched a beta version of a new mobile conferencing application, called BlackBerry Mobile Conferencing.
Mozilla launched its Firefox 4 for Android and the mobile browser has come a long way through its beta. In fact, it's my most valuable app on my HTC Incredible and its importance will only get larger as more Android tablets hit the market.
SoftMaker had the most powerful mobile Office client for Windows Mobile devices a couple years back and now we see they are nearly ready to release a public beta of their Android client.
Mozilla developers released another Firefox 4 test version -- this time for mobile devices -- as they chip away at beta 11.The updated Firefox 4 beta for for Google's Android and Nokia's Maemo devices, which was released today, is said to be faster than the native Android browser.
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