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Talking turkey with a techie

Nov 27, 2013
Scott Heimendinger of the Modernist Cuisine cookbooks talks Thanksgiving and Modernist Cuisine's new cookbook app with Marketplace Tech.
Posted In: turkey, Thanksgiving, app, cooking

Don't want to wait in line for the new iPhone? There's an app for that.

Sep 20, 2013
With the launch of the iPhone 5s on Friday, a look at placeholder services that offer to stand in line for you in exchange for a fee.
Posted In: lines, placeholder, apple, iPhone, start-up, app, delivery services

Weather forecasts get a design makeover

Jun 18, 2013
We are getting better at predicting the weather. Still, if prediction is half the battle, presentation is the other half.
Posted In: weather, app, design

Google gets its Waze, boosts map data

Jun 12, 2013
Google has confirmed it will acquire the social mapping startup Waze. The news comes after intense reported interest from Apple and Facebook.
Posted In: Google, app, maps, social media

Google wants to know where you're driving

Jun 10, 2013
Google is reportedly acquiring the navigation company Waze for more than a billion dollars. The acquisition will further swell Google's pile of personal data -- it also keeps Waze out of the hands of Google's competitors.
Posted In: Google, google maps, app, social media

Did Google just ban the most promising feature of Google Glass?

Jun 4, 2013
In response to privacy concerns, Google has announced it will not allow facial recognition apps for Google Glass in its app store. How are app developers responding?
Posted In: Google, Google Glass, larry page, app

New app lets strangers crowd-source video to get a better view

May 16, 2013
Ever been at a concert or game and wondered what the view looks like from the front row? There's now an app for that. Krowds helps strangers at public events share unlimited video.
Posted In: app, crowdsourcing, video

The app that blocks TV spoilers on Twitter, and its teenage developer

May 10, 2013
Jennie Lamere just turned 18. Between classes and college applications, she developed an app to block the live tweets that were spoiling her favorite shows.
Posted In: app, television, social media

Car service app Uber faces driver complaints

Mar 28, 2013
Does Uber properly share the bounty with drivers and does it operate in accordance with rules that govern taxis and limos in various cities?
Posted In: app, mobile, transporation, smartphone

Apple joins race for indoor mapping technology

Mar 25, 2013
Apple's purchase of an indoor mapping startup shows the competition for technology to help people navigate inside airports and stores -- as well as let marketers track consumers more closely.
Posted In: startup, google maps, smartphone, app, maps

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