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Army tests out consumer-grade smartphones for combat

Jun 3, 2011
The Wall Street Journal reports that starting Monday, the Army start testing on the battlefield the same iPhones and Android phones you buy off the...
Posted In: android, apps, Army, augmented reality, iPhone, military, smartphones

ONE app gives you one-stop activism

Jun 2, 2011
ONE is a new app from Radical Media and the Bono backed organization ONE. It's designed to be a resource for civic activism, at least in support of...
Posted In: apps, bono, iPhone

Apple approves 500,000th app

May 24, 2011
Or half a millionth app if that sounds better to you. We've known for a while that Apple was the king of apps, at least in terms of most available,...
Posted In: apple, apps

Need help naming your baby? Social Security is here.

May 23, 2011
The government agency has compiled popular baby names for the past 130 years and built a baby naming app called Baby Name Playroom. You can sort in...
Posted In: apps, babies, government

Amazon fights back on "app store"

Apr 27, 2011
As we've told you before, Apple doesn't really want anyone else to use the term "app store". They say it's intellectual property and can only be...
Posted In: Amazon, apple, apps

Brian Setzer: Pothole Cop

Apr 8, 2011
Brian Setzer stopped by our studio recently and of all the things one could talk to him about, I chose pothole apps. Because hey. Tech show. Bri...
Posted In: app review, apps, rock this town

Android tosses Shark

Apr 6, 2011
Not a movie. Sadly. Google has removed an application from the music site Grooveshark from the Android Market. Grooveshark lets you post your own...
Posted In: android, apps, copyright, Google, Music

Senators not happy about apps that help drunk drivers

Mar 24, 2011
Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ), Harry Reid (D-NV), Charles Schumer (D-NY), and Tom Udall (D-NM) have sent a letter to Apple, Google and RIM saying apps...
Posted In: android, apple, apps, Blackberry, Google, government, ios, iPad, iPhone, Law, Research in Motion

Controversial app pulled from Apple app store

Mar 23, 2011
The app from Exodus International has been removed from Apple's app store. Quietly and without explanation. This was the app sponsored by a group...
Posted In: apple, apps, social media

Amazon Appstore for Android launches

Mar 22, 2011
The long rumored Amazon store for Android devices is finally live as of today. They're offering a free download of the new Angry Birds game to...
Posted In: Amazon, android, apple, apps, gadgets, Google, Law

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