In the news: Purported registry tweak allows Windows 8.1 users to snag update 1 before its public release

 PURPORTED REGISTRY TWEAK ALLOWS WINDOWS 8.1 USERS TO SNAG UPDATE 1 BEFORE ITS PUBLIC RELEASE We aren’t supposed to get our mitts on Windows 8.1 Update 1 for more than a month yet, but it seems that a simple registry tweak is letting folks not only get their hands on the new code, but also […]

GPS Voice Navigation introduces Eco & Background modes

Having earned its place among the top navigation apps on the Windows Phone Store, GPS Voice Navigation continues to help many people in finding their way home. This article is an examination of all the issues which led to the latest update of our flagship app – the introduction of the Eco and the Background […]

TAO WellShell becomes finalist in Best of CES 2014

Melon’s client Tao Wellness became a finalist in the Sports and fitness category at this year’s Best of CES awards in Las Vegas last month. Kept in secret until a couple of months before CES 2014, their ingenious fitness and wellness device TAO WellShell became a CES 2014 buzzword, receiving positive coverage by most major […]

Hotels 4D – the better BlackBerry 10 experience

We are happy to announce that our first BlackBerry 10 application Hotels 4D was approved for the “Built for BlackBerry” program. This designation signifies to app users that this specific application delivers a better BlackBerry 10 experience. The criteria for selection include user experience elements such as a focus on content and smooth navigation, but […]

In the news: Facebook buying Whatsapp for $19B

  FACEBOOK BUYING WHATSAPP FOR $19B, WILL KEEP THE MESSAGING SERVICE INDEPENDENT Facebook is purchasing messaging giant WhatsApp for $16 billion in cash and stock, according to a regulatory filing. The deal is being cut for $12 billion in Facebook shares, $4 billion in cash and an additional $3 billion in RSUs for employee retention. A termination […]

In the news: Japanese internet giant Rakuten acqures Viber for $900M

JAPANESE INTERNET GIANT RAKUTEN ACQUIRES VIBER FOR $900M Rakuten, one of Japan’s largest Internet companies, has announced that it will acquire messaging app Cyprus-based Viber for $900 million. The deal is the latest and largest in an aggressive acquisition spree by Rakuten as it seeks to “become the world’s No. 1 Internet services company,” it […]

Hotels 4D for BlackBerry 10 joins the family

The award-winning accommodation booking platform Hotels 4D just arrived to BlackBerry 10! With this addition, Hotels 4D’s compelling reservations experience is now available for all major mobile platforms: Android, BlackBerry 10, iOS (iPhone and iPad) and Windows Phone. The service is also accessible via web, through the newly redesigned website hotels4d.com Consistent with the other […]

In the news: Sony sells Vaio division, restructures TV business

 SONY SELLS VAIO DIVISION, RESTRUCTURES TV BUSINESS Sony sold its PC business, operated under the VAIO brand, to Japanese investment fund Japan Industrial Partners , the company announced Thursday. Sony will also spin off its TV business, which has been operating at a loss for the past couple of years, into a separate, wholly owned […]

Hotels 4D wins E-Business award, gets noted by the president

Last week at the annual Bulgarian Association of Information Technologies (BAIT) Awards, Melon received the E-Business award for our multi-platform hotel reservations app and website, Hotels 4D. Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev attended the ceremony and personally wished us millions of new users. Congratulations to the entire Hotels 4D team and to all who have helped […]