PPL Connect is a Virtualized Smartphone for Browser-based Calls

PPL Connect is a Virtualized Smartphone for Browser-based Calls    

PPL Connect is a Montreal-based startup co-founded by Jenviev Azzolin and Densil D’Sa with a mission to make your smartphone a virtual phone that you could access from anywhere, at any time you want, from any other device that has an Internet connection. At the moment, PPL Connect is in private beta, but this doesn’t stop us to think that […]

     
 
 

Ubi: Voice Activated Mini-PC with In-House Digital Assistant Duties

Ubi: Voice Activated Mini-PC with In-House Digital Assistant Duties

Meet Ubi: the Ubiquitous Computer that is always activated and ready to help its owner, whenever the need is felt. The device can be seen as an always-on machine that connects to a wall outlet and makes use of the Wi-Fi connection to interpret user commands, queries and perform various tasks for you. In a few words, it’s the digital […]

     
 
 

Combine all your Internet Connections with Connectify Dispatch

Combine all your Internet Connections with Connectify Dispatch

A typical net-savvy user will have at-least two internet connections. A broadband connection at home and a 2G/3G/4G connection for smartphone/tablet. And not to forget the free (but slow) WiFi at the coffee shop or the ultra-fast ethernet connection at office. How cool it’d be to combine any (or all) of these connections to get a much faster and much […]

     
 
 

Ouya Gets More Serious, Integrates OnLive, TuneIn, XBMC, Vevo

Ouya Gets More Serious, Integrates OnLive, TuneIn, XBMC, Vevo

Not a while ago, the open-source Oya Android gaming console was just another Kickstarter project, trying to leverage the power of the community and put their hopes and money into something real. There were voices that were claiming that Ouya, just like many other projects on Kickstarter, will not become a physical product, with a well-established supply chain behind it. […]

     
 
 

UploadCinema Brings Viral YouTube Movies to The Cinema

UploadCinema Brings Viral YouTube Movies to The Cinema

Have you wondered how your favourite clips from YouTube would look with a wide screen from a movie theater? So did the people from Upload Cinema, a start-up from Netherlands that I saw at The Next Web Conference. They came up with the idea of making a big event out of the best web videos. Videos on YouTube are becoming […]

     
 
 

Wederbank Remembers The Favors You Made

Wederbank Remembers The Favors You Made

Just when you have the feeling that you’ve heard about everything regarding what an app can do for you, then you set yourself up for a surprise. And Wederbank app does just that, offer an intriguing functionality for people who tend to be forgetful about things that matter. Under the tagline “Quid pro quo”, Wederbank encourages the users to archive […]

     
 
 

Deadsocial Keeps You Alive Online After You Die

Deadsocial Keeps You Alive Online After You Die

We haven’t figured out if this tool is creepy or the most intriguing thing on the Internet today, but the team behind DeadSocial definitively generated some buzz at The Next Web Conference. The tool awards some sort of immortality to its users, at least on social networks. DeadSocial Keeps Your Digital Legacy After You Die “DeadSocial is a tool that […]

     
 
 

Priceonomics Helps You Discover The Fair Price For Products

Priceonomics Helps You Discover The Fair Price For Products

As we are traversing turbulent economic times, most of us have considered different methods of saving up money. Maybe selling a few things that one does not need anymore might sound like a good idea. But what price tag should you pin on your precious objects on Craiglist is always a tough dilemma to solve. If you happen to need […]

     
 
 

SkyLight – Take Microscope Pictures With iPhone

SkyLight – Take Microscope Pictures With iPhone

We’ve gotten used to the idea of the iPad being implemented in all sorts of fields. You can now find it among educators trying to teach calculus to their students, in hospital and operating blocks where doctors are trying to perfect their research techniques and the way they provide relevant information to their patients. iPads are even being shipped off […]

     
 
 

Quit Google And Facebook, Find People With Ark

Quit Google And Facebook, Find People With Ark

Ever noticed that Facebook and Google fail miserably when it comes to searching people? Regardless of the fact you have the full name, if you don’t have common people in your list, Facebook will not be able to match you with the desired person. So, how are you supposed to make new friends, then? Or find the lost ones? That […]