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BBC iPlayer app to come to Android as well as iPad by the end of this week

February 9, 2011 |

The British Broadcasting Corporation has come up with an official announcement of the arrival of its iPlayer app plans which are iPad and Android specific versions of its software by the end of this week.

The iPlayer is a free TV catch up service hosting only the best and the most popular, which are in fact mutually exclusive categories from the BBC’s catalog of recent programming. The new native apps are inclined on bringing this feature to the users portable device in a touchscreen- optimized format which combine a simple and intuitive design.

The apps are going through their final preparations for a noteworthy launch and it should be available with us before the week is through. But the main cause of excitement is that BBC is planning to project the iPlayer internationally which is most probable to depend on such platform specific apps for distribution and the collection of subscription fees. However Android … Read More

Microsoft India introduces Office Web Apps

February 9, 2011 |

Microsoft Office Web Apps has arrived in India. Web Apps is on the same platform with Google Docs, which helps users create, access, edit and share documents from the Office suite, which includes Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote from any PC which has an internet connection. And the best thing of all is that the service is absolutely free.

Office Web Apps  is claimed to be a key piece of Microsoft’s overall cloud strategy. There are also features like ease of sharing and high document fidelity that make Office Web Apps a favorite for modern information workers and consumers alike.

The basic requirement to run Office Web Apps is a Windows Live ID on SkyDrive or Hotmail to access Microsoft Office Web Apps from any of the supported web browsers like Internet Explorer 7 or later, Mozilla Firefox 3.5 or later, Google Chrome and Safari 4. The documents that are ported retain their style, formatting, … Read More

Sophos Mobile Launches Control for iOs and Android devices

February 8, 2011 |

Leading security firm Sophos has launched Sophos Mobile Control, targeting security for mobile devices and smartphones. The new product is an add on the company’s existing line-up of end point security and data protection systems that include Sophos Anti- Virus, Sophos Client Firewall and Sophos Disk Encryption.

The company has been offering protection for a large array of businesses for smartphones and other hand held devices.Sophos is a major player in security systems for only the enterprise level and not for the home users. The new product will help businesses in mobile device management, giving corporate networks comprehensive administrative control of securing, monitoring and configuring attached devices in the domain.

Taking into account the mobility of the portable devices, the new Mobile control allows companies to enforce policies over air like in the case of theft of handset the producer can remotely lock the device or wipe off its contents. Another attracting feature … Read More