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It’s multi-platform

The beauty of web apps is that they can work across numerous operating systems, regardless of whether they're powering a smartphone, tablet or laptop. What this essentially... means is that one colleague/customer could be using the app on an iPad, while another checks it out on an Android smartphone (note: this is however providing that both platforms support all the APIs used in...

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When looking to connect through video calls, look to these staple apps as essentials to have on your iPad.

Skype

The fact that Skype is used as a verb speaks to its pervasiveness in the video... calling space.  Microsoft has been effective at ensuring it is on all major platforms: iOS, Android, and of course its Windows devices.

Skype is especially well done on the iPad, offering ea...

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The Windows 8.1 application is now live in the Windows Store and will work on both Windows 8 and RT machines.

As with the firm’s iOS and Android apps, readers will find that the conventional... controls remain in place. They can still flip through magazines (both curated and those created by other Flipboard users), subscribe and add content to magazines.

That’s where the familiarity...

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A product page for the device was temporarily listed on the Google Play store earlier this week and the page indicated that the tablet would go on sale on November 21. Perhaps unsurprisingly, Google... has since deleted the page from its website.

The story was first spotted by Ubergizmo, although the tech website has since removed its article on the issue.

Little is known about the sec...

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Providing iPad and iPod users are running at least iOS 6, the new unified iOS app (free, iTunes) will allow these folk to send both personal and group messages to their BBM contacts.

The new... and improved app also fixes a previous bug where users were missing contact names and makes it easier for users to find friends and to invite contacts to group conversations.

That last change...

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TabTimes announced The Tabby Awards /Business winners at a ceremony yesterday in New York City, at the end of the TabTimes TabletBiz conference & expo.

Tabby Awards trophies were handed out... to the publishers of the 18 best business and productivity tablet apps on all major platforms (iOS, Android and Windows 8), and the winners were selected from over 100 submissions from the US and a doze...

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TabTimes announced The Tabby Awards /Business winners in its second annual worldwide competition at a ceremony yesterday in New York City, at the end of the TabTimes TabletBiz conference & expo.

Tabby... Awards trophies were handed out to the publishers of the 18 best business and productivity tablet apps on all major platforms (iOS, Android and Windows 8), as selected from over 100 submissions from the US and a d...

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Announcing the news on its Android Developers blog, the firm confirmed that the app storefront will allow school administrators to bulk order and instantly distribute apps, videos and other educational... content to classes and school districts.

Developers will, in turn, able to push their applications to teachers and students by marking their apps for inclusion in Google Play for Education when using t...

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The latest iteration of Android has to date only been available on the new Nexus 5 but, as of November 13, can now be downloaded on the Nexus 7 Wi-Fi versions and Nexus 10 tablet.

The bad news... is that Nexus 4 owners and those with a cellular Nexus 7 tablet will have to wait a little longer, with the update not currently available for both devices.

Google announced Android 4.4 KitKat o...

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This includes on-demand clips of news and highlights and a revamped interface designed for Android smartphones and tablets. The clips are also easier to get at since now you don't have to be logged... in to your cable provider to access them. 

And exclusive to tablet users – you can now use the WatchESPN app to watch the live broadcast of Monday Night Football games (though that is a...