Citizen is a crime alert app that automatically sends push notifications to users about dangerous incidents in their immediate area. The service is available in Baltimore, New York City, San Francisco, and most recently, in Los Angeles.
Apps/Software March 13, 2019
The Setup for Amazon Alexa app asked for users' IP address and device serial number. The fake Alexa setup app is from One World Software, which also has two other shady apps in the App Store.
Apps/Software December 27, 2018
There’s now a new feature on WeChat called Time Capsule, which lets users share short videos that disappear after 24 hours. Does that sound familiar?
Apps/Software December 26, 2018
Psychologists found that internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy apps can effectively alleviate depression. Does this mean that people with mental health problems can forego antidepressants and face-to-face therapy?
Public Health December 9, 2018
Facebook just released a new app similar to TikTok. Lasso, available now on iOS and Android, might be Facebook’s latest attempt to win back teenagers.
Apps/Software November 10, 2018
A new time-management feature called “Your Time on Facebook” is in development at Facebook. The feature allows users to see how much time they’re spending on the social media platform.
Internet June 27, 2018
Tinder introduced a new feature called 'Tinder Picks' that allows users to find compatible matches who fit their particular interests based on career, hobbies, activities, and more. However, the feature is only available to Gold subscribers.
Apps/Software June 24, 2018
Teen phone monitoring app TeenSafe suffered a major data breach that leaked thousands of Apple ID usernames and passwords.The app allows parents to monitor their kids' phone activity, including text messages, phone logs, location, and web browsing history.
Apps/Software May 21, 2018
Siempo is an app that allows users to end their smartphone addictions. It offers a white background and bland icons that help prevent smartphone distractions.
Apps/Software May 19, 2018
Snapchat users were not happy with the initial redesign of the app, and now Snapchat unveiled a new redesign to fix some of those flaws. Will this help take care of those users who have left the app over the redesign?
Apps/Software May 11, 2018
On Friday, May 4, Vine Founder Dom Hoffman said that the sequel to social media app Vine called V2 is delayed indefinitely. He originally announced the app was going to launch by the summer of 2018.
Apps/Software May 4, 2018
There are over 2 million apps on the market, and some of them are more useful than others. Here are 20 free underrated apps everyone should download.
Apps/Software April 24, 2018
Grammarly had been around since late 2009. Since then, it has improved its algorithm to identify and fix errors more accurately and has grown to become a writer's best friend.
Apps/Software April 20, 2018
Google has updated its Search app to help users get things done.The latest update adds support for iMessage extension - making it easier to browse the web, GIFs, and search restaurants.
Apps/Software March 12, 2018
Apps can be useful tools for smartphones. However, some developers don't always think this through. Some apps are downright useless and end up getting banned from app stores. Here are some of them.
Apps/Software March 8, 2018
Smartphone owners are allowing their apps to track them and sell their location data. However, with some of the world's most popular apps needing to track locations to function properly, is there really a way to protect user privacy?
Security March 5, 2018
Need to go to the dentist but don't have insurance? A new app claims to help those without insurance by booking last-minute dentist appointments, in addition to giving up to 40 percent off appointments.
Apps/Software February 28, 2018
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 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
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
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
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 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'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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 has decided to terminate its daily Snapchat show, 'The Update,' only four months after its launch.
Apps/Software December 24, 2017
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 latest photo app rising in popularity for its ability to animate photos with special effects.
Apps/Software March 10, 2017