Google is steadily increasing Google Glass' cache of apps. The company announced Tuesday that it has made 11 new apps available on the device, including Shazam, Duolingo, Livestream, Runtastic, and more.
A handful of the new Glassware apps are exercise and sports focused, like 94Fifty Basketball, which helps people with their shots; Runtastic, which assists users with fitness goals; Zombies Run, which helps runners keep going; and Goal.com, which lets users keep up to date with the World Cup and other soccer events.
Sometimes things are serendipitous in the tech world. This past Friday, I received a Verizon Samsung Galaxy S5 to review for BetaNews. Yesterday, as part of my testing, I wanted to see how easily I could achieve root access. To my surprise, after many weeks on the market, root was still unachieved by anyone. I even learned that the xda community had raised $18,000 in pledges for whoever could achieve root for both the Verizon and AT&T variants.
Apple's new Swift language, featuring modern-day development capabilities for building OS X and iOS applications, is likely to find swift, high placement in assessments of programming language popularity.
The app sends personalized messages to help workers make healthier choices throughout the day such as choosing nutritious items from the vending machine.
Mobile brand management specialist Total Communicator Solutions announced a partnership with the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) IDEA Lab and the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) that will see the use of the Gimbal context aware and proximity platform integrated with its Spark Compass platform for a research project in workplace wellness.
Apple has a new programming language, Swift, intended to provide modern programming capabilities for Apple application development and streamline the building of applications.
Featured as part of the Xcode 6 IDE (now in a beta release) and introduced this morning, Swift is a language for the Cocoa and Cocoa Touch frameworks for OS X and iOS.