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A new company Jaxtr, set up by Hotmail co-founders, today announced the launch of JaxtrSMS application. This is an open texting application which allows users to send free SMSes across the world. “JaxtrSMS is completely different in terms that a mobile user can send a text SMS

Since Amazon announced a lineup of new devices at an event in New York yesterday, I’ve been refreshing its U.K. webpage in the hope that pre-orders for the Kindle Fire would be opening up to us internationals anytime soon.The US firm has not put a time frame on a possible arrival on its e-reader, as discussions remain ongoing, although it did reveal, according to MENAFN, that it will initially look introduce less complicated, user-friendly products to build demand in…

Google Docs on your Honeycomb-based Android tablet just got a little better. Google added a three-pane view (much like the Gmail app) for better browsing and autocomplete of names/email address when sharing documents with others. Today’s update to the app makes Google Docs work better than ever on your tablet. With an entirely new design, we’ve customized the look to make the most of the larger screen space on tablets. The layout includes a three-panel…

ABI Research is predicting that Android’s wide range of devices could see it dominate the smartphone genre in Asia, with estimates showing that the Google operating system could triple its numbers from 2010 and account for 54% of all smartphones shipped to the continent this year.The Asia smartphone market itself will continue to grow as consumer demand for smarter, more sophisticated devices increases. Overall smartphone shipments will increase by more than 40% to account for…

The latest version of OnTheFly™ has released with some extra features for the airfare shopping mobile app. ” We just released the latest version of OnTheFly™, our airfare shopping mobile app, for Android. One of the new features in v1.2 is flexible date search, which enables you to browse 35 days of potential departure dates on a calendar combined with an interactive “temperature” graph.” The developer G5 has released The Mystery Of The Crystal Portal…

If you are a  traveler. Have you discovered that you sorely miss being connected to the internet while wandering the desert or adrift at sea? Sure, you could buy a satellite modem, but after dropping a cool grand on a satellite phone .you’re probably not looking to break the bank just to check your e-mail. Iridium’s new AxcessPoint may be just what you’re looking for. Iridium Communications has revealed today that they’re looking to try something new.…

A juicy piece of high-technology was winging its way to your door. In all honesty, though, you’re probably not even sure why you bought the HP TouchPad — it was simply a matter of behavioral economics. The TouchPad was $500, and now it’s $99 — how can that not be a good deal? Heck, this was the tablet that was heralded as the best non-Apple tablet — $99 must be a good deal. But now…

Now more than 1 million apps published to the Apple App Store and Android Market combined,Announced by AppsFire today. The company reports that more than 60 apps have been downloaded for every iOS device sold. That’s up from 10 apps downloaded for every iPhone/iPod touch in 2008, says Asmyco. So how did the firm get to that number? As the Apple App Store approaches 10 billion total downloads, App downloads are increasing at a faster…

LauncherPro brings one very impressive feature to your Android device: Customizability. Not only this LauncherPro allow you to choose how many homescreens you have,but also it gives you 100% control over the application dock — the quick-launch bar at the bottom of the screen. You can even set up a custom action for when you swipe up on the icon vs. simply tapping it. In addition to the homescreen customization, you can choose several options…