Kristofer Wouk(334 posts)

Kristofer Wouk is a tech writer, gadget reviewer, blogger, and whatever it's called when someone makes videos. In his free time, he likes to make music, read and write short fiction.

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Facebook Messenger gets Android-exclusive SMS threading

by: Kristofer WoukSeptember 20, 2012
The Facebook app for Android may have its share of problems, but at least Facebook seems to be trying to make it up to Android users. Facebook Messenger for Android 2.0, released today, has a new feature that is exclusive to the Android app: threaded messages for both Facebook messages and your SMS text messages.
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Roku updates mobile app, adds ‘Play on Roku’ feature [video]

by: Kristofer WoukSeptember 20, 2012
The Roku mobile app has a new update available for its mobile apps on Android and iOS. While the update adds some minor improvements and new features, the biggest addition is the new 'Play on Roku' feature.
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Microsoft wins patent injunction against Google in German court

by: Kristofer WoukSeptember 20, 2012
Google subsidiary Motorola Mobility was dealt a serious blow today when Microsoft won its third injunction against the company in German court. Two rulings were won; one against Motorola Mobility Inc, and one against its German subsidiary.
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SoundCloud adds editing features to its Android app

by: Kristofer WoukSeptember 20, 2012
While SoundCloud has gained popularity fairly rapidly over the last few years, it's not quite the YouTube for audio that it aims to be. Its most recent updates to its mobile apps might go a long way to help to change that.
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17,000 Galaxy Note devices taking flight with American Airlines [video]

by: Kristofer WoukSeptember 19, 2012
Starting later this year, American Airlines will put 17,000 Samsung Galaxy Note devices into the hands and pockets of American Airlines flight attendants.
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Android vulnerabilities used to hack Samsung Galaxy S3, win money

by: Kristofer WoukSeptember 19, 2012
A team of four MWR Labs employees successfully hacked a Samsung Galaxy S3 today, earning them a win in the Mobile Pwn2Own competition at EUSecWest in Amsterdam. Don't worry, they're holding back the details until the exploit is patched.
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First devices for Airplay alternative Miracast certified by Wi-Fi Alliance

by: Kristofer WoukSeptember 19, 2012
In a press release today, the W-iFi Alliance announced its Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Miracast certification program. The program will certify devices for the new standard, which hopes to provide an industry-wide alternative to Apple's Airplay. Among the first devices certified are Android phones from Samsung and LG.
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AT&T Samsung Galaxy S3 gets minor software update, no Jelly Bean yet

by: Kristofer WoukSeptember 19, 2012
AT&T has made a software update available today for the Samsung Galaxy S3. Even though it's not the one you were probably hoping for, it does add a few handy features to tide you over until the Jelly Bean update rolls out.
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ZTE to launch phones running Mozilla-powered operating system

by: Kristofer WoukSeptember 19, 2012
China's second largest smartphone manufacturer, ZTE, and Mozilla, developers of the Firefox web browser, are planning to introduce and new mobile operating system this year. This is part of ZTE's plan to "create a better balance of products using various operating systems," according to spokesman David Dai Shu.
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Android syncing on the way for new Fitbits via Bluetooth 4.0

by: Kristofer WoukSeptember 18, 2012
Fitbit, the popular digital fitness products manufacturer, has two new wearable devices that make syncing your fitness information even easier by doing it wirelessly. One is available now, and one is coming soon.
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