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Uber Introduces Condensed App 'Uber Lite' To India’s Android Phone Users

Ride-sharing service Uber just released a condensed version of its app, Uber Lite. The app will be test-piloted in India by Android customers and it would make booking rides easier.

Apps/Software June 12, 2018

Google Search Arrives On iMessage To Help Users Get Things Done

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

Microsoft’s SMS Organizer App Makes It Easier To Manage Messages On Android Devices

Microsoft's Project Garage Team called Team Golconda developed an SMS Organizer app, which makes it easy to organize messages on Android devices. However, the messaging app is only available in India.

Apps/Software February 12, 2018

Swipe Left or Right? Tinder-Like Ripple App Is Here For Professional Networking

Meet Ripple, a new professional networking app launched by former Tinder executive Ryan Ogle. Just like Tinder, Ripple app lets users swipe right to connect with someone, or swipe left to pass.

Apps/Software January 15, 2018

Walmart App Lets Buyers Scan Items While Shopping And Skip Checkout Lane

Tired of queuing up at long lines at your local Walmart? The company has relaunched an app that allows you to check out and pay for your groceries without having to wait for a cashier to become available.

Business Tech January 11, 2017

WhatsApp Cuts Down Supported Mobile Devices: Android 2.1 And 2.2, iOS 6, And More No Longer Work

The Facebook-owned messaging app, WhatsApp will no longer work for some mobile platforms as the company said it will focus on widely used operating systems. Windows Phone 7 and iOS 6 users are some of the affected patrons due to the company's decision.

Apps/Software January 3, 2017

Half Of US Smartphone Users Don't Download New Apps: comScore Report

According to a new study from comScore, 49 percent of smartphone owners in the United States do not download even a single app each month.

Apps/Software September 17, 2016

Americans Now Spend Half The Time That They Are Online On Smartphone Apps: What's Behind The Trend?

A report by media analytics company comScore revealed that Americans are spending more than half of their time online on smartphone apps. The trend, which is largely expected to continue, is made possible by several factors.

Apps/Software September 6, 2016

Welcome To Facebook's Secret Lab For Mobile Device Testing

A group of reporters was given a tour of Facebook's Mobile Device Lab in Oregon where 2,000 gadgets simultaneously run the company's mobile apps for testing. This ensures Facebook functions properly even on older devices.

Apps/Software July 13, 2016

This App Can Track Great White Sharks, Allow Users To Submit Sightings

A new mobile app can track great white sharks in the ocean and even allow users to submit their own sightings from anywhere in the world. The app can become a vital tool for beachgoers, fishermen, boaters, researchers and pilots.

Apps/Software July 4, 2016

Should You Get Your Birth Control Pills From A Mobile App?

Several mobile apps are now offering to deliver birth control pills in a fast, convenient and hassle-free way. Is this particular mobile trend normal and safe?

Public Health June 22, 2016

Was Nintendo's 'Miitomo' App Just A Flash In The Pan? User Retention Rates Say Yes

Nintendo's mobile app, 'Miitomo,' may have seen plenty of commercial success early on, but data now suggests that it has fallen off by a wide margin.

Video Games May 26, 2016

Paypal To Shut Down Amazon Fire, BlackBerry And Windows Phone Apps

The PayPal mobile apps for Amazon Fire, BlackBerry and Windows Phone OS will be discontinued. Starting June 30, the company will only have support for Android and iOS.

Apps/Software May 26, 2016

Study: Restaurant Patrons Are Heavily Influenced By Mobile Marketing

Twenty-five percent of diners who participated in the survey claim they had at least one restaurant-specific mobile app on their smartphone.

Apps/Software May 17, 2016

GoPro Rolls Out New Mobile Apps To Let You Edit Videos Easily

GoPro has outed two powerful editing mobile-based apps that will enable iOS and Android users to edit videos with ease. The Quik and Splice apps are not restricted to GoPro videos and can also be used to edit those stored on one's compatible handset.

Apps/Software May 5, 2016

7 Paid iPhone Apps Are Free This Week: Here's The List

There are seven paid iPhone apps that are avaiable for free download this entire week, and here’s the list so you don’t waste any more time in making the most of the limited-period offer.

Apps/Software April 27, 2016

The Best Cat Apps For Your Mobile Device

Whether you want to stay up-to-date on the latest cat health news or play a feline-inspired game, there’s likely an app for you.

Apps/Software April 16, 2016

Uber Cash Payments Expands To Developed Markets, Starting With Singapore

Uber recently rolled out a global cash payment option, and Singapore was the first developed market to see it. The new feature highlights the company’s efforts to expand its user base to those who live in developing areas, but also in major cities.

Business April 8, 2016

Nintendo Reveals Miitomo App's Western Release Date

Nintendo's first official mobile app has been available in Japan for some time - and now, after months of waiting, it's finally time for Miitomo's stateside debut!

Geek March 29, 2016

This Pocket Molecular Sensor Scans Your Food And Reveals Its Nutritional Value

Point and scan. The handy SCiO food scanner will analyze the nutritional value of food and then send a report to its DietSensor mobile app. The scanner and the mobile app could help you keep track of calories while on the go.

Life January 7, 2016

What Is Your Crying Baby Trying To Say? A New App Can Translate For You

A mobile app compares your baby's crying with a cloud database of sounds. An analysis of the baby's cries can help you understand what the infant needs, researchers say.

Apps/Software January 2, 2016

Top 10 Best Mobile Games Of 2015: Here’s What You Should Be Playing On Your Phone

With all the developers dishing out amazing mobile games, it gets hard to find the ones that floats your boat. To help you along, here's a list of the 10 best mobile games of 2015.

Apps/Software December 25, 2015

Breast Cancer Care: Now There's An App For That

Breast Cancer Ally is a mobile app designed to help patients get the next best thing to an on-call physician. It provides the most up-to-date information customized to the user's own unique diagnosis.

Life December 22, 2015

Texts With Exclamation Points And Without Periods Appear More Sincere: Study

A new study has found that texts ending with a period are perceived as less sincere than those with no punctuation at all. Conversely, exclamation points make text responses appear more sincere.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 9, 2015

Researchers Develop New App That Can Help Seniors Live Better

Experts at the University of Notre Dame created a new app that could help seniors live better. Called eSeniorCare, the new app not only tracks health goals, but also promotes communication between health care providers and their patients.

Life November 24, 2015

Google Play To Label All Ad-Supported Apps In 2016

Better late than never.

Apps/Software November 19, 2015

Y-Stop App Aims To Curb Police Harassment, Expands To The UK: Here's The Deal

Y-Stop, an app that helps civilians hold cops accountable for their actions and discourage police brutality, comes to the UK, following its resounding success in the U.S. The app is designed to make users feel empowered during a stop and search procedure.

Apps/Software November 3, 2015

Google Announces The Best Apps For Project Tango

Google announced four apps that won its Project Tango App Contest, three of them mobile games that incorporate the tech.

Apps/Software November 2, 2015

Instagram Launches New Stand-Alone App Boomerang That Creates GIF-Like Video Loops

Instagram announced the launch of a new stand-alone app that allows users to create 'boomerang' self-looping videos that resemble GIFs.

Apps/Software October 22, 2015

Experience Some Of Your Favorite Horror Stories With The New Interactive iLovecraft App

iClassics Collection launched the third installment to its interactive classic literature app, iLovecraft, based on the short stories by the popular horror author.

Apps/Software October 20, 2015

B.J. Novak's New App Is A List Lover's Dream

B.J. Novak released a new app that allows users to create all kinds of lists, including favorite movie quotes, best new games, recipes and just about anything else you can think of—with celebrities showing support.

Apps/Software October 16, 2015

Gaming On-The-Go: Here's Why 'NBA 2K16' Gamers Should Check Out The Companion App [Interview]

MyNBA2K16 mobile card-collecting app offers enhanced graphics and gameplay, as well as console connections to 'NBA 2K16.'

Apps/Software October 9, 2015

Interview: CEO Talks TVibes App, Your Personal TV Channel In The Cloud

TVibes is the iOS app that lets users store, share and watch near live videos in one platform.

Apps/Software October 2, 2015

Flashgap Is The Photo-Sharing App That Lets Users Relive Party Moments As If You Were In 'The Hangover'

The Flashgap app allows friends to capture every moment of their weekend, while still being able to enjoy each other in the present moment by dissolving the photos to be shown the next day.

Apps/Software September 22, 2015

Panasonic's HomeTeam App Allows Family Members To Stay Connected Using Books And Games

A new video-calling platform from Pansonic's Health & Wellness Solutions allows long-distance family members to read books and play games with children.

Apps/Software September 22, 2015

Gaming On-The-Go: Here’s Why Gamers Should Check Out Newly-Launched YouTube Gaming App

YouTube Gaming officially launched in the U.S. and UK on iOS and Android devices, along with its desktop version. Allowing YouTubers to broadcast livestreams like Twitch, the platform may be the next big thing for the gaming community.

Apps/Software August 27, 2015

Gaming On-The-Go: Kids Are Spending Serious Cash On 'Minecraft' And Other Mobile Games

According to data from digital gaming market intelligence provider SuperData Research, parents seem to have no problem paying for kids to play mobile games.

Apps/Software August 20, 2015

Hands-On With Petzi Treat Cam That Lets Owners Check In On Their Pets From Their Smartphone In Real-Time

The Petzi Treat Cam allows pet owners to check up on their pets and dispense treats right from their smartphone in real-time. Find out my thoughts on this device in this hands-on.

Gadgets August 17, 2015

Bar Roulette App Arranges Uber To Pick Up Users And Bring Them To A Random Bar

A new in-the-works app called Bar Roulette has Uber pick up users and bring them to a random bar that is top-rated by Yelp.

Apps/Software August 13, 2015

Download Movies In Less Than 3 Minutes At Digiboo Airport Kiosks

These clever kiosks are popping up in airports all over America. They offer movie rental downloads in less than three minutes, allowing you to watch on the plane without need for an Internet connection.

Apps/Software August 6, 2015

Interview: Mobile Payment App Velocity Lets Users Pay Bar Tab And Arrange For Uber To Take Them Home

Mobile payment app Velocity allows customers to reserve, pay for and order an Uber car to take them to and from the best restaurants, bars and clubs in London, with plans to expand globally in the next six months.

Apps/Software August 4, 2015

Subway Restaurants Adds PayPal As A Mobile Payment Option

Subway is updating its mobile app to include PayPal OneTouch as a payment option and is also allowing customers to order on-the-go on its website.

Apps/Software July 29, 2015

Gaming On­-The-­Go: Outfit7 CEO Samo Login Talks Shooting Beyond 'Talking Tom' Franchise With 'Mars Pop'

Next generation entertainment company Outfit7 expands its ’Talking Tom’ brand with the release of new mobile bubble shooter game ‘Mars Pop.'

Apps/Software July 23, 2015

Microsoft Is Discontinuing Many Of Its MSN Apps

App discontinuations come in the wake of structural overhauls and job cuts at Microsoft, which could mean trouble down the line for the tech company.

Business July 11, 2015

Syfy Is Giving Away Cardboard VR Sets At Comic-Con To Promote New Series 'The Expanse'

Attendees of San Diego Comic-Con can pick up a free Google Cardboard VR headset provides by the Syfy network to promote their new space series, called 'The Expanse.'

July 8, 2015

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