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Swype Keyboard For Android And iOS Is Discontinued As Nuance Shifts Focus To AI Solutions

Users recently found out that Swype was already discontinued by its developer. The information was revealed after a user contacted the company to report a bug with the app.

Apps/Software February 20, 2018

TD Bank Upgrades Website, Fails Miserably

TD Bank customers got furious as a botched rollout of an upgraded banking platform left them without access to online accounts for several days.

Internet February 16, 2018

Snapchat Redesign Stirs Massive Backlash: More Than 670K People Sign Petition Get The Old Design Back

The Snapchat redesign recently rolled out more widely and it sparked a firestorm of criticism. More than 670,000 people signed a petition to roll back to the old version of the app, but Snap seems keen on making this update work.

Apps/Software February 13, 2018

Phone About To Die? Chatroom App Can Be Used When Battery Is At Five Percent

Is your phone about to die? Die With Me's chatroom app for iOS and Android can be used when your smartphone battery is at five percent.

Apps/Software January 25, 2018

Pokémon GO Adds 23 New Generation 3 Pokémon To Mobile Game

Flygon, Camerupt, and more creatures from 'Pokémon Ruby' and 'Pokémon Sapphire’s' Hoenn Region are coming to 'Pokémon GO.' Niantic Labs has revealed that 23 more generation three Pokémon are coming to the mobile game.

Apps/Software January 25, 2018

Twitter For Android Testing New Share Button And Bookmarks Feature

Twitter is testing a new Share button and bookmarks feature for Android. Right now, it's a server-side test, so only a few users are able to see the changes.

Apps/Software January 21, 2018

Google Duo Allows Calls To Phones That Don't Have The App

Google's video calling app Dupowill now allow people to make calls to phones that don't have the app. The catch is that this will only work with people who have Android phones.

Apps/Software January 18, 2018

Celebrities Take On Google Art And Culture Viral App

Google Arts & Culture app found its way to the top spot of the app store over the weekend. The new app is everyone's latest obsession including celebrities. We’ve rounded up all the best Art & Culture post from celebrities here.

Celebrities January 17, 2018

Google Finds Malware Showing Pornographic Ads In 60 Kids' Apps

Check Point security firm has found new malware that displays pornographic content on user’s smartphones. The malware has targeted a handful of Android apps all geared toward kids.

Google January 13, 2018

Meet ‘Streety,’ An App That Lets You Stream Your Neighbors’ Security Cameras

The importance of home and neighborhood safety can be supplemented by security camera footage shared via a private network. Streety is programmed to safely share and request video from users within a community.

Smart Home January 9, 2018

Want To Review Your Year? Learn How To See All 2017 Memories With New Snapchat Feature

Snapchat is taking a page from Facebook and is offering users the ability to look back at the year. The social media app is giving users the ability to look back at their 2017 in review.

Apps/Software December 31, 2017

New Jersey Town Fines Drivers To Fight Google Maps And Waze Traffic

A town in New Jersey is fighting back against the influx of drivers due to Google Maps and Waze. Drivers from outside of the town will face a serious fine if they're caught driving in it.

Google December 28, 2017

Best Apps To Install If You Want To Save Money In 2018

Smartphone apps are usually designed for entertainment and sometimes cost money to download. However, these are some useful apps that could help save users some money this 2018.

December 25, 2017

Wikipedia Adds Black Mode Feature Catered To iPhone X In Latest iOS Update

An update to the Wikipedia app on iOS has arrived and the new software is catered to Apple’s iPhone X OLED Screens.

Apps/Software December 24, 2017

CNN Kills Snapchat Show 'The Update' 4 Months After Launch

CNN has decided to terminate its daily Snapchat show, 'The Update,' only four months after its launch.

Apps/Software December 24, 2017

Tidal Holiday Event 2017: Music Streaming Service Completely Free For 12 Days Starting Christmas

If you’re in the market for a new music streaming service, Tidal has you covered. Jay-Z’s music service announced a 12-day holiday event that will allow anyone to access Tidal completely free starting Christmas day.

Apps/Software December 22, 2017

Apple Names App Of The Year, Game Of The Year For iPhone and iPad: Here Are The Winners For 2017

Apple awarded this year's App of the Year and Game of the Year for iPhones and iPads. The most popular apps and games on the App Store and content on Apple Music and iTunes for 2017 have also been revealed.

Apple December 8, 2017

Sequel To Vine Teased Again: What Is 'V2'?

The cofounder of Vine just teased everyone about the sequel to the popular app. It’s apparently called 'V2,' but whether it’ll function similarly to Vine remains hard to determine.

Apps/Software December 7, 2017

Smartphone App Treatments Effective In Easing Depression Symptoms: Study

New research has found that app-based treatments are actually quite effective in reducing symptoms of depression. The accessible tools could prove useful in worldwide mental health management.

Medicine September 24, 2017

Want To Be A Citizen Scientist For Total Solar Eclipse 2017? Here’s How

NASA urges the public to be citizen scientists for a day during the total solar eclipse 2017. All one needs is a smartphone, a thermometer, and to download the free GLOBE Observer app to be part of the initiative.

Space July 25, 2017

New Brain Game May Help Improve Memory Of Dementia Patients: Study

A brain game developed by Cambridge University researchers has shown positive results in improving the memory and motivation of patients with mild memory problems. Neuroscientists hope the game could be tested in a large-scale study.

Neuroscience July 3, 2017

Pokémon Will Get A Fourth App Game On iOS And Android

Nintendo and the Pokémon Company have discovered the money-making power of Pokémon on smart devices. To that end, a new app game has been announced for iOS and Android with no release date.

Video Games May 31, 2017

New Pokémon Mobile Game Offers Control Over The Last Pokémon Anyone Wants

While Niantic has carved out a nice section of the iOS/Android app space with 'Pokémon GO,' The Pokémon Company isn't resting on its laurels. The team has released a new game for fans to train one Pokémon, and it's not the one anyone expects.

Apps/Software May 25, 2017

Perfect Hotel For Techies: Here Are 5 Of The Most High-Tech Hotels Around The World

Space pods, multilingual robots as hotel staff, keyless room entry - you'll find these features in super high-tech hotels that will easily be paradise for any tech junkie. Check out our top five.

Life & Style April 10, 2017

Android Apps On Track To Beat iOS App Store In App Spending, Report Says

The Play Store, along with third-party Android stores, is expected to beat out iOS in terms of mobile app spending, according to a new report by App Annie. Google will mostly owe the growth to China’s growing mobile app market.

Apps/Software March 29, 2017

Best Apps To Make Money On iOS And Android

Need apps to make money? Well, here are some for iOS and Android, including one that even helps you achieve your fitness goals.

Apps/Software March 27, 2017

Lost Your Phone? Amazon Echo Can Locate It For You

Get Alexa to find your smartphone when you lose it. Here are two ways Amazon Echo can help locate your smartphone using Alexa voice commands.

Gadgets March 12, 2017

Lumyer Is The Augmented Reality App That Will Animate Your Selfies

Lumyer is the latest photo app rising in popularity for its ability to animate photos with special effects.

Apps/Software March 10, 2017

There Is Now An App To Tell Women How Often They Are ‘Manterrupted’ When Speaking

Woman Interrupted is an app that will let women know just how much men interrupt them when they are speaking.

Apps/Software March 8, 2017

Calorie Mama Is The Nutrition App That Uses Photo Recognition And AI To Track Food

Calorie Mama is the calorie tracking app that has users taking pictures of their meals to easily log them.

Apps/Software March 8, 2017

The Best Baby Apps Every Parent Needs For Their Newborn

From editing cute pictures to tracking feedings, these are the best apps for babies that every parent needs to download.

Apps/Software February 23, 2017

How To Make Your Android Smartphone Work Seamlessly With Your PC

A few years back, connecting seamlessly to the PC from one's Android smartphone used to be a challenge. But technology has evolved and several new apps now help users perform the same tasks on mobile and PC devices.

February 12, 2017

The Best Productivity Apps Available For The Apple Watch

The Apple Watch can help users be be mindful of tasks and reminders throughout the day, but here are the apps for the smartwatch to increase productivity to the next level.

Apps/Software February 9, 2017

The Best Apps To Love This Valentine’s Day

From finding love to planning the perfect girls night, here re the best apps to download for this Valentine’s Day.

Apps/Software February 7, 2017

Say Goodbye To Those Annoying App Review Requests And Hello To Developers Responses With iOS 10.3

App Store changes with iOS 10.3 include fewer app review requests, with the option to turn the messages off for good.

Apps/Software February 6, 2017

Apple Releases Educational App Bundle With Final Cut Pro X, Logic, And More For $200

Students and teachers can now purchase professional apps like Final Cut Pro X and Logic Pro X together as part of a bundle for $200.

Apple February 3, 2017

Chinese Government Wants App Stores To Be Registered, Cites Security Concerns

The Cyberspace Administration of China has ordered the registration of app stores across the country. The new rule is aimed at developing the internet application store industry.

Security January 16, 2017

'Pokémon GO' Ended 2016 With A Bang, Scoring Highest Weekly Revenue Since Launch

'Pokémon GO' bagged its highest weekly revenue in the last week of 2016, scoring nearly $5 million on Dec. 31 alone. This marked the game's highest-grossing week since launch and the holiday event played a big role in this performance.

Video Games January 10, 2017

Skywatching In 2017: Here’s When To Look Up To Catch The Planets

A complete guide on star gazing shows everything needed to catch astronomical sights in 2017. It will also list the best constellations each planet will occupy during the year in broad details covering conjunctions, oppositions, and elongations.

Space January 5, 2017

iHeart Radio New Year's Eve EDM: Chainsmokers, Major Lazer, DJ Snake, Steve Aoki And 21 DJ Mixes To Stream For 20 Straight Hours

iHeartRadio has a special New Year’s treat in store for EDM fans. The online music service will ring in 2017 by streaming 20 straight hours of DJ mixes from 21 top DJs including The Chainsmokers, Major Lazer, DJ Snake, Martin Garrix, David Guetta and Steve Aoki.

Apps/Software December 30, 2016

Top 10 Free iOS Apps And Games Of 2016: 'Super Mario Run,' Snapchat, Instagram, And More

For those lucky enough to receive a brand-new iPhone this holiday, the next logical step would be to download some apps on it immediately. Here’s 10 of them to consider.

Apps/Software December 25, 2016

Top 10 2016 iOS And Android Apps For Kids: Fun, Engaging And Educational

The mobile era has brought new ways for kids to learn while having fun and a slew of apps are available for just that. Here's a list of the top 10 iOS and Android apps for kids, organized by age groups.

Apps/Software December 25, 2016

Google App Downloads Will Go Easier On Mobile Data And Storage: Up To 90 Percent Smaller App Updates

Google has announced that it has a new trick up its sleeve, designed to shrink app downloads and updates by up to 90 percent. With File-by-File Patching, Android apps will go easier on mobile data and device storage.

Apps/Software December 7, 2016

Sea Hero Quest Mobile Game Tests Spatial Navigation Skills To Check For Dementia Risk

A new mobile game that tests players’ spatial navigation awareness also doubles as the largest dementia research ever. Scientists hope the game could soon be developed into a diagnostic test for the disease.

Neuroscience November 17, 2016

Google Rolls Out Tools To Keep The Play Store Clean, Untainted By Fraud, Spam And Manipulation

Google announced a new detection and filtering system to keep the Play Store clean. With the new tools in place, Android developers and end users should be further protected against spammy, fraudulent and manipulative practices.

Google October 31, 2016

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