technews.am is a new community for breaking news across the technology sector. We are still in Alpha, so please bear with us.
Intel is supply the processing might for NSN's new Liquid Apps architecture. The technology could greatly improve the flow of traffic over the mobile internet, but it might also unfairly favor some content over others. The HTC First with Facebook Home pre-installed was set to launch in the U.K. next month but that's not going to happen. Amazon is making its Kindle Fire HD tablets broadly available internationally, with preorders shipping in June. The heterogenous network will eventually allow our devices to connect to Wi-Fi and cellular networks simultaneously, but first those networks need to coordinate with one another. Voice search will be available as part of an update to Chrome for iOS "in the coming days," Google announced Wednesday. Viva Movil launching a line of mobile device stores targeted at Latinos and has tapped Verizon Wireless to be its exclusive partner. Are you ready for Google to take over the desktop? You'd better be if you use Chrome. With it, Google is making a play to rule the computing world as a back door to a new app economy. Sprint has big plans for its digital wallet. It wants to become a "virtual bank" for customers who don't have checking accounts and a supplemental financial service for those that do. Personalized social reader Zite is updating its iOS app with more Google Reader-inspired features, and also added seven new publishers to its publisher program. Apple started the race for smartphone screen clarity and others are following. Samsung, LG and HTC all beat out Apple's Retina Display with higher pixel counts, but even they can't compete against Qualcomm's new Mirasol display.