A&E Television Networks is introducing new Android applications spotlighting cable channels A&E, History and Lifetime, offering consumers access to full episodes of hit programs including Duck Dynasty , Storage Wars and Army Wives . Fast Company reports Comcast Xfinity cable subscribers also will be granted access to previous seasons of numerous A&E-produced series.
Skype is introducing free video messaging features across its mobile applications for Apple's iOS, Google's Android and BlackBerry, also extending the feature to the Windows and Mac desktop platforms.
Personal computing accessories manufacturer Logitech is building a game controller optimized for Apple's forthcoming iOS 7 mobile operating system overhaul, according to a photo obtained by Kotaku .
Although Apple is reportedly hard at work finalizing its iOS 7 operating system for release sometime this fall (likely in conjunction with the release of its next iPhone), there's no doubt the company is also doing some initial planning around what it could offer in the next version of its smartphone and tablet operating system, iOS 8.
Google is updating its Google+ social networking platform to sync notifications across mobile and the desktop.
Apple is rolling out iAd Workbench, a suite of new self-serve advertising tools enabling iOS developers to promote their applications for as little as $50.
Microsoft is extending its signature Office productivity suite to Apple's iOS, enabling Office 365 subscribers to access, view and edit Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents on the go.
Apple's redesigned iOS 7 is expected to experience dramatic revisions before it reaches consumers this fall, with insiders calling the preview version unveiled Monday a "mid-stride" snapshot, The Next Web reports.
Viacom is rolling out a redesigned MTV application for Apple's iOS, adding full episodes of selected series including Teen Wolf and Catfish, as well as exclusive content and second-screen interactive features.
Yahoo has acquired GhostBird Software, the startup behind iOS photo applications KitCam and PhotoForge. Financial details were not disclosed.