Obama and the FCC are both calling for more unlicensed spectrum to fuel the tech economy. That kind of advocacy from the administration is just what we need in a government opposed to free-to-use airwaves. Read more »
Developers will be happy to see new options in the Chrome Web Store: Themes, Extensions and Packaged Apps can be sold and the latter two can be offered as free trial as Google expands its Chrome as a platform strategy. Read more »
Instagram users for Android have a big update coming their way, as the company announced Tuesday that the redesigned Instagram 5.1 for Android cuts loading times in half. The boost in speed, according to the company, is the result of cleaning up the app’s design — it’s half as large as Instagram 5.0. The smaller package and sleeker design also help with Instagram’s accessibility — a lighter app means better performance on lower-end phones.