Tuesday´s News Bits

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Tuesday´s News Bits

  • The support for Microsoft Recite will be discontinued on 31 December. The application for Windows Mobile that allows peopel to record voice notes and perform voice searches within them has never made it to the market officially, but was used to showcase the otherwise interesting technology. Still, we do hope the app survives and we see versions for various platforms, not just Windows Mobile devices. (source: Ars Technica)

  • Sprint expands its 4G services to 10 more cities. The ultra-high speeds will be available to users in Milledgeville, Salem, Corpus Christi, Wichita Falls, Waco, Midland-Odessa, Lubbock, Killeen-Temple, Abilene and Amarillo. Congratulations to all local customers of the carrier. (source: Sprint)

  • Nokia joins Wireless Power Consortium. In other words, the Finnish company will back up the development of technology for wireless chargers. We can´t wait to get our hands on a device like Touchstone for the Palm Pre that works with Nokia´s range of handsets. (source: Electricpig)

  • At least half of all Acer´s smartphones that are to roll out in 2010 will run Android. According to the information provided by Digitimes, the manufacturer is not giving up on Windows Mobile handsets, but will predominantly focus on Android, because the platform is evolving faster than ever and seems to be more user-friendly. (source: Digitimes)

  • The creator of Digg has unintentionally confirmed that there will be an app for the iPhone indeed. There is a stunning variety of applications available to owners of the popular Apple-made cell phone, why not one that will allow sharing over the social news network? Although no official announcement has been made yet, the app was spotted on Kevin Rose´s iPhone, who is creator of the service. (source: MacRumors)


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