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New App Lets People Listen To Orca Sounds From The Pacific

Citizen scientists can aid the monitoring of orcas by using a web-based app that broadcasts the audio from the marine mammals. Called Orcasounds, the app has been relaunched this month.

Animals November 19, 2018

Google Launches ‘Cameos’ App, Where Celebrities Will Answer Your Burning Questions Directly

Google is giving celebrities, sports personalities, and other public figures a chance to ensure that fans are getting correct information about them through a Q&A app called Cameo. The app will enable them to answer questions in the form of videos.

Apps/Software August 11, 2018

Ford's Research And Innovation Center Has Become An Audition Stage For Startups' Interface Technology

Jennifer Brace, Ford's user interface supervisor, says the Silicon Valley office sees hundreds of start-up demonstrations - some of which are too far-fetched for the company to put in its vehicles at the moment.

FUTURE TECH April 12, 2016

Too Lazy To Fill Your Car Up? WeFuel Will Bring Gas To You (But It's Not Cheap)

WeFuel, a fuel-on-demand startup based in Silicon Valley, is offering fuel delivery services to residents living in Palo Alto and Menlo Park in California. Customers can request for a fuel refill using the official iOS app and a WeFuel truck will deliver the gasoline to where the car is located within 30 minutes.

Apps/Software January 28, 2016

Dropbox Announces App For Windows 10 Tablets And PCs

A new Dropbox Windows 10 app for tablets and PCs is coming soon to the Windows Store. The new app brings a number of new features to enhance user experience.

Apps/Software January 23, 2016

'Minecraft: Pocket Edition 2' Is Not A Real Thing, But You Can Buy It On The App Store Anyway

A game claiming to be a sequel to Mojang's wildly popular 'Minecraft' has climbed its way up the Apple Store app charts.

Internet Culture January 7, 2016

Nintendo's First Smartphone Game Is 'Sims' Meets 3DS

Made in partnership with online e-commerce site-turned-mobile developer, the free-to-download game lets users interact with each other in a way that resembles 3DS sim life game 'Tomodachi Life.'

Geek December 24, 2015

Google Competitor And Startup Clarifai Uses Google's Money To Release First Consumer App

Founded by ex-Google employees, AI startup Clarifai has released its first consumer app — and is using Google's money to do it.

Apps/Software December 9, 2015

This App Connects Dog Lovers With Dogs To Play With

A new app called Bark'n'Borrow has been released, and it is aimed at helping dog lovers who can't own dogs themselves find furry friends to play with.

Apps/Software November 30, 2015

IBM's Watson Trend App Predicts Black Friday's Most Popular Products

According to IBM's Watson Trend, an app that posts updates on all things relating to consumer behavior, this year's Black Friday sales are experiencing a major uptick compared with 2014.

Apps/Software November 27, 2015

Tumblr Introduces GIF Maker To Mobile App

Tumblr has announced a new GIF Maker tool for its mobile app, allowing users to create GIFs from burst photos and videos straight from the Tumblr mobile app.

Apps/Software November 17, 2015

App Feature Lets Everyone Become An Uber Driver

Uber's new 'destinations' app allows users to become an Uber driver for an hour, by letting drivers pick up riders already heading in the same direction. But will the new, equalizing app affect the livelihoods of contracted Uber employees?

Apps/Software November 16, 2015

You Can Play The 'Star Wars Battlefront' Companion App Right Now To Stock Up On Credits

EA's free 'Star Wars Battlefront' companion game for mobile devices has been released a week early.

Geek November 10, 2015

The New York Times Virtual Reality App Is The Future Of Journalism, Now Available For Android And iOS

The New York Times announced the launch of its virtual reality app, NYT VR, which some have dubbed as the future of journalism. Along with the app's launch, two immersive films were also released.

Apps/Software November 7, 2015

Measure Your Carbon Footprint In Real Time With A Wearable Wristband

Worldbeing, a new wearable tech wristband, lets users calculate their carbon footprint. It aims to turn an abstract phrase into a more concrete visual with a connected app that can give you actual rewards.

Wearable Tech October 27, 2015

Inviita Helps You Create Your Own City Tour Based On Your Mood

A new app called inviita has been released that allows users to create their own tours of cities based on their moods. For example, users can tour a city based on the food to experience or based on the museums in the area.

Apps/Software October 22, 2015

This Adobe App Erases Photobombers From Your Smartphone Pics

Sick of meddlesome tourists and inattentive bystanders hijacking your photos? It looks like Adobe has come up with an app or two for that — but it's not certain whether they'll be put on the market and made available to users.

Apps/Software October 8, 2015

Coloring Books Are Cool Again As Researchers Use AR To Turn Pages Into 3D

Disney is working on an augmented reality app that will make coloring books more exciting to children. Users will be able to view a 3D animated form of the thing they are coloring.

Apps/Software October 5, 2015

Is New York's New Jackpocket Powerball Lottery App Legal?

A new app recently debuted that allows New Yorkers to purchase lottery tickets from the comfort of their smartphones. The legality of the app, however, is being questioned by New York lawmakers.

Apps/Software September 30, 2015

Here’s What The Official Reddit App For Android Will Look Like

Reddit revealed a sneak peek of its native app that allows users to browse its site. Reddit's community quickly expressed its opinion about the user interface.

Apps/Software September 24, 2015

New NYC News App Blockfeed Offers Location-Based Info

A new app called Blockfeed aggregates local news for New York City residents and visitors based on their current location. The app plans to expand to other dense urban areas soon.

Apps/Software August 17, 2015

Comfy App Lets Office Workers Control Building Temperature

A new app has been developed that allows office workers to control the temperature in their location. The app eventually learns users’ preferences to help create a more comfortable work environment.

Apps/Software July 30, 2015

New Smartphone App Will Boost User's Imagination And Creativity

A research group has been tapped to study imagination and create a smartphone app. The app will aim to measure and then boost users' imaginations and creativity through specific exercises.

Apps/Software July 29, 2015

Stay Healthy This Summer With A New App And Medical Advice

Safeguard the skin, the body's largest organ, with sunscreen as well as with the help of an interactive app that makes expert medical advice easy to find on your mobile device.

Internet Culture July 5, 2015

Wondering If You're Pregnant? There May Soon Be An App For That

Experts have discovered a way to incorporate biomolecular detection, such as pregnancy tests, to smartphones. This new invention may soon enable people to monitor their health even more closely through handy apps.

Life July 4, 2015

Software For Spotting Latest Fashion Trends Replaces Focus Groups

A new online method of spotting clothing trends has emerged. The tool is more useful to fashion retailers than traditional focus groups.

Apps/Software July 3, 2015

Periscope For Android Is Out: Here Are Some Tips For Using This Live-Streaming App

Periscope, the live video streaming app, is now available for Android. Here are a few handy tips to make the most of the app.

Apps/Software May 28, 2015

Book Your Next Blowout Via The DreamDry App

Mobile platforms like DreamDry's app make scheduling a visit with a salon hairstylist as easy as just a few clicks.

Internet Culture May 14, 2015

Suffering From Allergies? There's An App For That, Courtesy Of Boiron

Homeopathic remedies are going high-tech. Boiron's app offers solutions for dealing with allergies and other health concerns the natural way.

Internet Culture May 11, 2015

Snap Me Up Alarm Clock Requires You To Take A Selfie To Turn It Off

Snap Me Up is an alarm clock app for Android devices that will not switch off until you click a selfie.

Apps/Software May 11, 2015

MTV Movie Awards 2015: How To Watch On TV, Online And On Your Phone

The MTV Movie Awards air live Sunday, April 12 at 8 p.m. EST. Here's how you can make sure you don't miss any of the moments everyone will be talking about Monday morning.

Movies/TV Shows April 12, 2015

NASA Lets You Hunt for Asteroids With New App

A new computer application now makes it possible for amateur astronomers to find asteroids and report the discoveries. The algorithm used by the program was derived from the Asteroid Data Hunter challenge.

Space March 17, 2015

Uber Offers The Royals-Themed Rolls Royce In New York And Los Angeles This Weekend

Want to ride like royalty this weekend? Give Uber a call as the rideshare service is participating in a marketing program for E! Online's 'The Royals' new series debuting Sunday.

FUTURE TECH March 12, 2015

Google Pays Record $25M For The Rights To .App Web Domain

Google has paid $25 million for the rights to .app, the highest fee ever for a web domain. The purchase was made at an auction organized by ICANN, the organization which oversees the running of the net.

Internet February 27, 2015

Google Pays Record $25M For The Rights To .App Web Domain

Google has paid $25 million for the rights to .app, the highest fee ever for a web domain. The purchase was made at an auction organized by ICANN, the organization which oversees the running of the net.

Internet February 27, 2015

'Destiny' Companion App Update Allows For Gear Transfer On The Fly

An update to the 'Destiny' companion app makes switching gear on the go easier than ever before.

Geek February 26, 2015

New App Harnesses Google Street View For Collecting Research Data

New app will use Google Street View to speed up data collection. The creators of the app want more funding so that they can further develop the software and release it as a product.

February 23, 2015

Facebook Plunges Into VR Wave With Own Virtual Reality Apps: Get Ready For Mind-Blowing Experience

Facebook is reportedly developing a virtual reality version of its social media network, which is likely to be released along with an Oculus VR consumer headset in the future.

Business February 20, 2015

Flipboard Does A Back Flip And Lands On The Web. Sweet!

After five years from launching the digital magazine for the iPad, Flipboard has finally unveiled a Web version of its service.

Internet February 11, 2015

Google Buys Social Photos App Odysee — What Does This Mean For Google+ Photos?

Google has acquired Odysee, a social photo sharing app and service that allows users to upload their photos and have them available offline for later viewing. It is unknown if or when the service's features will be added to Google+ Photos.

Business February 10, 2015

RIP iPhoto: Photos For Mac Is Finally Here

iPhoto stares at death, as Apple previews the upcoming Photos app. Photos for Mac features a hefty selection of editing tools, iCloud integration and a way out of the Photo Stream's limitations.

Apps/Software February 6, 2015

Apple HealthKit App Launching In Top US Hospitals

Apple HealthKit app launched in top U.S. hospitals. Health apps such as the HealthKit can help doctors identify any signs of medical problems in a patient and intervene before a complication arises.

Life February 5, 2015

Delaware Aims to be First State to Issue Digital Driver's License

Delaware is locked in a race with Iowa to become the first state of offer digital driver's licenses. The Delaware Senate adopted a resolution last week for the state's Division of Motor Vehicles to study the technology.

FUTURE TECH January 29, 2015

Ford Partners with Life360 to Help Keep Your Eyes on the Road While Driving

Ford has teamed up with Life360 to integrate the app, along with a Drive Mode, into its SYNC AppLink-enabled vehicles. With the introduction of this feature, Ford intends to promote road safety and responsible driving.

FUTURE TECH December 30, 2014

App Review of the Week: Movy Delivers as a Video Mail Messenger

When a video conference isn't possible or preferred, the Movy app facilitates video mailing between individuals in its public stream or private channel. The mail app and service packages a bundle of messaging tools behind a clean, modern interface. But how well do they all work?

Apps/Software December 29, 2014

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