Skype for Linux Alpha from Microsoft gets device settings and a system tray icon

When Microsoft announced the new Skype for Linux Alpha, it made a commitment to update this client every two weeks. Microsoft has kept its promise and Skype for Linux Alpha has already seen some notable updates. What’s new in Skype 1.2 If you are using Skype for Linux Alpha, you will see some interesting improvements. Skype adds a software repository …

Swiss startup Ava raises $ 2.6 million for fertility tracking device and app

Based in switzerland Ava, which is developing a fertility tracking system, raised $ 2.6 million from ZKB and Swisscom as well as angel investors. The company, which has offices in Zurich and San Francisco, is working on creating a wearable device, worn only at night, that it says can measure nine physiological parameters. The company lists seven of these parameters …

Doctors develop device and app to perform safer, more in-depth exams with smartphones – ScienceDaily

The iconic stethoscope we’ve grown accustomed to seeing draped around the necks of doctors and healthcare providers may one day be replaced by smartphones and a new wearable device, called HeartBuds, which is slightly larger than a quarter. “They not only detect sounds inside the body as well – or better – than traditional stethoscopes, but they’re more hygienic,” said …

The 2015 Transformers Hall of Fame voting is now open on the mobile app

Wednesday May 27, 2015 4:38 AM CDT Categories: Event News, Digital Media News, Contests Posted by: Va’al Views : 44 606 Subject options: View discussion Log in or register to reply The Transformers app for mobile devices that was used for the fan-built combiner has been updated and reused with the 2015 Hall of Fame nominations! Three categories are up …

Research Finds Chromecast Has Best Connected Device App

While Google’s Chromecast streaming device quickly grew from a novelty item to a household name, Google’s reluctance to divulge sales numbers has kept the device’s true popularity a mystery. However, a new report from App Annie sheds light on the issue, crowning the Device Setup app as the top dog in terms of downloads for apps associated with connected devices …

Google Chromecast is the best “connected device” app – TechCrunch

Google’s Chromecast is the most popular ‘smart device’ – a new report from app analytics company App Annie finds, which analyzed the top apps associated with connected devices on iTunes and Google Play in the United States. Google’s Chromecast app was in the top spot. , in terms of downloads, followed by Fitbit, DirectTV, HP ePrint, Kodak Kiosk Connect, Square …

Google puts its own “find my device” app in the Play Store

After quite a long wait, Google released the Android equivalent of Apple’s “Find my iPhone” app. The app, which is now free in the Google Play Store, is based on the Android Device Manager location service which was first released in August but only available through a browser. The app provides essentially the same functionality as the website, allowing users …

Control your Volvo remotely via the new iPhone app / Android device

Volvo’s European division has just announced the release of a new mobile application that allows the driver to stay in touch with his car via an iPhone or Android smartphone. He can thus control it once the car is parked, from anywhere and anytime. Owners of all new Volvo models (from model year 2012) with Volvo On Call can download …