Flipboard has launched a web version that will let users access the service on desktop. The popular news and magazine reading service was previously available only on mobile apps.
Google has launched Chrome Remote Desktop that allows Chrome users to access their Mac or PC desktop computers remotely using an iOS device.
Foursquare has unveiled a new desktop and tablet only app for Windows. The latest app comes after Foursquare released a revamped Windows Phone app last month.
Pushbullet’s latest update will let users send text from their desktop computers to their Android phones. A text message can be initiated using a Chrome extension.
HP is planning to launch HP Slate 17, an all-in-one Android desktop/tablet. As the name suggests the device will have a 17 inch screen that can be used as a large tablet or a desktop PC.
Google has launched Google Maps in Hindi, in a bid to make them more accessible to users across the globe especially India. Available on Android and desktop, Google Maps will now show names of the cities, localities, important roads along with popular points and important places in Hindi.
The Windows Phone desktop app for Windows Phone 8 devices has finally come out of the beta, after over six months in preview form. The app, which is used to manage files and sync media with your Windows Phone 8 device has been hardly a replacement for the excellent Zune solution for the earlier generation Windows Phone 7 devices. But with Windows Phone 8 adding the MTP protocol for file management, the Zune app has been useless, while the Windows Phone app, with its limited features, proved of little utility. Anyway, the app has now added more features and is now available for download, in case you are craving for a decent sync app for Windows Phone 8, and don’t want to go down the explorer route.
Google Chrome is one of the best browsers for Android in the play store right now, its sleek, easy to use and integrates well with all our devices. The only problem in Chrome is that you can permanently set the user agent to desktop mode, instead there is an option to Request desktop site. For some people it is really irritating to open the options tab and select request desktop site all the time, so those people can follow this guide to open all the websites in desktop mode permanently.
In the future almost everything is going to be mobile and compact, and Canonical has just taken a step further to prove this fact. I am a big fan of Open Source and when I heard about Canonical working for a mobile version of Ubuntu I was excited, like I was excited when I heard about Google working on a Linux based mobile platform, but I had no idea that Ubuntu for Android was what they have been working on and this concept is really beautiful, the merger of mobile O.S and a desktop O.S is here.