How to use Social media to stay updated on Brazil World Cup 2014

Brazil World Cup 2014

Brazil World Cup 2014

The most awaited sporting event on the planet has now begun with opening ceremony underway in Brazil, so which team are supporting this year at #WorldCup.

Twitter has made #WorldCup more accessible by introducing special features that help you support your team much better.

Twitter introduced a video titled “Love Every Second” that goes with #WorldCup theme, very beautiful depicted with every kick comes lot of tweet birds.

Customize your profile by selecting the team you want to support from a list of teams like Spain, Germany, Portugal and many more.

 

Twitter Customize profile - Select team

Twitter Customize profile – Select team

After team selection, you can select from library of images belonging to that country and customize your profile and timeline image.

Twitter Customize profile - select profile & timeline image

Twitter Customize profile – select profile & timeline image

Go to World Cup timeline and click on + plus sign to add it your homepage and get to see live updates of score in real time on your timeline.

World Cup Timeline

World Cup Timeline

Twitter gives a list of people you can follow, so you get can live updates, photos, videos of event on your profile. Go on and follow your favorite players.

Select List of Famous People

Select List of Famous People

Add your favorite team country flags in your tweets, using hashflags by typing # followed by your country code. Click on globe icon when tweeting #WorldCup to convert your tweets to your country language.

Tweets Hashflags WorldCup

Tweets Hashflags WorldCup

countryhastags

 

So follow the #WorldCup on Twitter, Facebook also has introduced a special page called FacebookRef, that gives real time updates.

FacebookRef for World Cup updates on Facebook

FacebookRef for World Cup updates on Facebook

So stay updated and follow your favorite team on Twitter and Facebook, we support the team that plays the best!

For more news on Social media, stay tuned to #Hotcore or Tweet to us @Hotcorenet

 

Sony launches the world’s first pen drives compatible with smartphones and tablets.

Sony flash drives for smartphones and tablets

Sony flash drives for smartphones and tablets

Sony launches the world’s first pen drives compatible with smartphones and tablets. The new flash drives are “2-in-1” devices with USB 2.0 and microUSB connectors, allowing to be used in laptops, desktops also.

The new flash drives are compatible with Android Ice Cream Sandwich to Jelly Bean OS and offers USB on-the-go(OTG) functionality. They will be available for Android 4.4 KitKat soon.

Apart from copying data between devices, these flash drives can be used to as additional or temporary storage for smartphones and tablets.

Their locking caps (available in three colours) will protect the connectors from damage, dust and debris, says Sony. The metal body of the flash drives is durable enough to withstand everyday mobile use, it claims.

The flash drives are available in 8, 16 & 32GB capacities priced at $19.99, $29.99 and $62.99 respectively. The India launch is not known yet, but flash drives will hit global market in January next year.

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BlackBerry relaunches BBM app for Android & iOS: Its Official

Finally the news that we have all been waiting for is out, its official BBM for Android & iOS is out. In few hours BBM for Android will show up on Google Play store and for iOS users on App Store & Samsung App store.

This is how BlackBerry plans to roll out BBM for both iOS & Android users:

  1. Download BBM from either Android Play Store or iOS app store.
  2. Once you install the app, open it, and enter your email address to hold your spot in line
  3. When you reach front of line, you will be sent an email and you can start using BBM.
BBM screenshot on Android phones

BBM screenshot on Android phones

For updates on how quickly the line is moving you can follow @BBM on Twitter.

Description:

  1. Chat with friends on Android, BlackBerry and iPhone:
  2. BBM is always on and always connected – no app to open
  3. Know when messages have been delivered (D’s) and read (R’s)
  4. Share photos, files, documents, voice notes and more
  5. See when contacts are responding to your message
  6. Emoticons for every mood and emotion let you express yourself

BBM lets you protect your privacy.  You control it:

  1. You chose how to share your information – BBM uses PINs instead of phone numbers or email addresses so that it’s more private and you always control who can contact you
  2. You chose your contacts – 2-way opt-in means you have control over who is able to message you
  3. Chat and Share with many at once:
  4. Groups – BBM groups help you share pictures, lists and appointments with group members. You can even be in a group with people who aren’t part of your own BBM contact list.
  5. Multi-person chats – Invite multiple contacts to have a chat together.
  6. Broadcast messages – Send a message to multiple BBM contacts at one time.
BBM app screenshot on iOS phones

BBM app screenshot on iOS phones

Create your own BBM profile:

  1. Post a profile picture using images, pictures or even animated pictures (GIFs).
  2. Update your status to let people know what you’re up to or how you feel.

For Android users, you can download app from here, http://goo.gl/IAZD8r

BBM Android app on Google Play Store

BBM Android app on Google Play Store

For iOS users, you can download app from here, http://goo.gl/xVRcug

BBM iOS app from iOS app store

BBM iOS app from iOS app store

Tell us what you like about the app, download today. Tweet to us at @techourview or include hashtag #techourview

 

Feedly, RSS app picks up 500,000 users in two days

Feedly, RSS Reader

Feedly, RSS Reader

Feedly, the RSS app picked up more than 500,000 new users in the two days after Web Giant Google retired its RSS app – Google Reader.

Feedly is a new way to browse the content of your favorite sites, RSS feeds, Tumblr blogs and YouTube channels.

Feedly is an RSS news reader re-imagined for android phones and tablets. It makes browsing faster: the content of your rss feeds are transformed into pocket-sized cards which load very fast and are easy to browse.

Feedly also offers two way sync with Google Reader: articles your read in Feedly are automatically marked as read in Google Reader. Feedly makes sharing content on Twitter, Facebook and Google+ very simple.

You can download app Feedly from Google Play store here – http://goo.gl/LovdA

Download the app and write down your comments!!

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