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ADOT&PF launches 511 traveler information app

...announced upgrades to the Alaska 511 Traveler Information System that includes a new free mobile application compatible with both Android and Apple devices. The app can be downloaded using Google Play or iTunes.ADOT&PF's 511 app provides Alaskans with information...
New, free phone app teaches Tlingit language

...Southeast Alaska man recently released an app for iPhone and Android that teaches the basics of the southern Tlingit dialect, and...Tlingit 1," is available for free download in the iPhone and Android app stores. The app is sponsored by Juneau company Fluetsch...

...from the Samsung Gear and Motorola's Moto 360 to the Pebble Steel and other models made by smaller startups. Many run on Android Wear, the software platform from Google, and range from $100 to $500 or more.But most don't have as many features as...
Google's Motorola gamble

...competitors have mounted against the company's Android software for mobile phones and tablets...hardware acumen to help build its own Android-powered devices, in the hope of challenging...phones to use its information-tracking Android operations and applications? The debate...
GCI launches prepaid smartphone service

...General Communications, Inc. recently launched Alaska's first prepaid smartphone option, allowing customers to use certain Android smartphones without a contract. "We're excited to be the first to provide a prepaid smartphone plan for Alaska," said...
Fairbanks launches new technology for bus riders

...bus is expected to arrive.Plug an address into RouteShout and it will provide all of the nearby bus stops plus whether a bus is expected within the hourRouteShout is a free app that can be downloaded from the Apple or Android app stores.
Business news roundup: Win a free phone, have fun doing it

...Anchorage, the Mat-Su Valley and Eagle River. Until now, the company had no retail presence in Alaska.The stores stock Android and Apple smartphones, including the new iPhone 6 and Samsung Galaxy S5, according to a company news release. GCI to stock...
Eyes on you: Experts reveal police hacking methods

...these programs can also be found by studying how victims got infected.Citizen Lab found Hacking Team software hiding in an Android phone application ostensibly designed to provide Arabic-language news from Saudi Arabia's Qatif region, the scene of protests...
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Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down When it's complete, the app called "Southern Tlingit 1," will be available for free download in the iPhone and Android app stores. ? Thumbs down to the acoustic problems - specifically the flutter echoes, as they are called - that exist in...
Alaska Litho launches "Postcards from Alaska" mobile app

...additional 50 cents. The iPhone app is free to install and available at Updates about the Android app release for phones, tablets, and cameras can be found at and


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