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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

Furor over "ex-gay" app

Mar 21, 2011
Apple is under fire for an app sponsored by a group called Exodus International that says it can cure homosexuality through prayer. Apple vets each...
Posted In: apple, apps, Web Culture

Twitter makes life harder for app developers

Mar 14, 2011
Twitter has notified developers who build on the Twitter platform that they can't emulate the timeline function of Twitter since they would then...
Posted In: apps, business, Twitter, Web Culture

Fred Armisen's favorite music apps

Mar 13, 2011
Saturday Night Live's Fred Armisen discusses some of the music apps he likes.
Posted In: app review, apps, celebrity, Entertainment, iPad, Music

Facebook reiterates its plan to give app developers access to users' phone numbers and home addresses

Mar 2, 2011
This is a plan that Facebook first announced several weeks ago but then quickly put on ice after loud objections from privacy groups and concern...
Posted In: apps, business, Facebook, privacy, social media, Web Culture

Android app hacked

Mar 1, 2011
Seems like we've been hearing about the security vulnerabilities of Android apps for a while and here's a test case. Steamy Window is a silly...
Posted In: android, apps, business, gadgets, privacy, security, trojan

Pocket Hipster is handy, annoying

Feb 25, 2011
O technology, what hast thou wrought. Pocket Hipster is an app that mocks your current music and then suggests new music. It features your choice...
Posted In: apps, Entertainment, Music

Justice and FTC looking into Apple's new policy

Feb 18, 2011
The Wall Street Journal reports that the government is very interested in Apple's new policy pertaining to publishers and app developers. It's...
Posted In: apple, apps, business, EU, European Union, world

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