Support for HTML5 Web Apps Added to Amazon Appstore

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If you’re an app developer, then you’ll know how much trouble it can be to port your app across multiple platforms, especially if all you want to do is have a simple web app that can be accessed from everywhere by everyone. Amazon feels your pain and that’s why the Amazon Appstore is now open to HTML5 web apps.

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Free TeleNav HTML5 GPS Offers Voiced Turn-By-Turn Directions

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When it comes to voice guidance and turn-by-turn directions, the GPS app on many smartphones and tablets usually needs to be coded in a native kind of way. TeleNav is changing that by offering the first GPS navigation service of its kind that is powered by HTML5. That means it can be completely browser-based.

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Amazon Kindle Touch Jailbreak Using An MP3 File [Video]

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You will probably kick yourself after reading this article wondering why you didn’t think about it earlier and enjoy yourself a few minutes of fame. Developer Yifan Lu has managed to jailbreak the Amazon Kindle Touch and he has done so in the simplest of ways, by playing an MP3 file. As you might know, […]

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RIM’s New BBX Operating System Marries BlackBerry With QNX

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I guess one way around that is to create yet another operating system and that’s exactly what the Waterloo crew have decided to do, today announcing the next-generation BBX OS for BlackBerry smartphone and tablet devices.

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Carbyn: The World’s first HTML 5 Cloud OS

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I spoke with Jaafer Haidar, CEO of London, Ontario-based Carbyn at Tech Crunch Disrupt in San Francisco about their new beta HTML 5 OS which will run on any HTML 5 capable browser; mobile or desktop. The OS features multitasking, a slick UI and will allow developers to port their HTML 5 apps to Carbyn with very little effort.

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Bing Bong: Microsoft Makes Deals Mobile

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Google tried to buy Groupon and that didn’t go so well. So Microsoft is taking an entirely different approach with its new Bing Deals platform: it’s not really offering any deals at all. Instead, Bing Deals will operate more like a “daily deals” aggregator, not unlike what you might already get through a site like DealRadar. Microsoft has partnered with The Dealmap to launch Bing Deals, assembling offers from Groupon, Living Social, Restaurant.com, and other related sites.

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