It would appear that Facebook Home has just surpassed 500k downloads on Google Play since launching on the platform five days ago on April 16. The app’s Google Play listing notes the milestone, and Ben Evans confirmed on Twitter.
Facebook seem to be successful with its Facebook Home software for android platforms. Since it’s launch 5 days ago, April 16, it surpassed the 500k-download milestone on the Google Play listing.
Just to be clear, Facebook Home is not an app but a UI (user interface) software. Its aim is to be at the center . . . → Read More: Facebook Home Hits 500,000 Downloads in Just 5 Days
A 17-year old app prodigy just made himself a millionaire by selling his news-reading application, Summly, to Yahoo for $30 million.
Nick D’Aloisio, currently one of the youngest millionaires, self-studied making softwares since he was 12 in his bedroom in London, built an iPhone app which summarizes news stories that fits the small screen for free when he was just 15. And now that he is 17, he sold his app to one of the biggest internet companies making himself the youngest self-made entrepreneur.
With his self built app, he received supports from large . . . → Read More: 17-year-old Student Sells App to Yahoo for $30 Million
Toyota announced a huge recall of 310,000 units of their FJ Cruiser SUVs. The recall was due to a seat belt problem. The safety belt could potentially fail depends on how the passenger and the driver positions themselves in the vehicle seats. This could be dangerous especially in sudden brakes or light bumps. Majority of the SUVs recalled are from the United States, SUVs sold in other countries are included in this massive recall.
The car maker made the announcement in a press release, citing a problem about the passenger and the driver seat belts which . . . → Read More: Toyota FJ Cruisers Recalled due to Seat Belt Problems
Following the unveiled Blackberry Z10, carrier rivals Verizon and AT&T announced that the preorders of the new Blackberry units has began. On the other hand, Blackberry announced that they received a 1-million-unit preorder of the Z10.
The phone maker just revealed that an established partner just ordered 1 million units of the Blackberry 10 phones. In a phone call interview with CNET, the spokeswoman refused to give a name of the said “established partner”. This transaction is said to be the largest single purchase in Blackberry’s history.
The announcements from the phone maker came in just when the . . . → Read More: Blackberry Z10 Preorder Commences; Company Receives 1 Million Unit Order
In 2012, Apple Inc.’s sales results were reported to be low. However, iPhone 5 was one of the best selling gadgets of last year and it was the iPad that did not have the same sales level due to supply issues.
An analyst from JPMorgan Chase & Co., Mark Moskowitz and his team has found out that the near-term constraints of Apple’s supplies in November has impacted and affected the sales of iPad.
Originally, Moskowitz has estimated that Apple Inc. would sell iPad units at 20.1 million during the month of December. But now, the current prediction is at 18.4 . . . → Read More: iPhone 5 sales are strong, but iPad sales could frustrate investors