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Apple launches Mac App store, but not without a glitch

Jan 6, 2011
Apple didn't have to attend the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas to make headlines. The company simply took advantage of opportune ti...
Posted In: apple, apps, consumers, iPad, iPhone, mac

Google's Chrome app store is a dud

Jan 5, 2011
Google launched this store for apps that can be used out of its Chrome browser last month amid at least a modicum of hoopla. But the sales figures...
Posted In: apps, business, Chrome, Google, search, Web Culture

3D TVs bomb, smart TVs are the next big thing. Or the next bomb.

Jan 4, 2011
So at last year's CES, 3D TV was the hot item. Tons of new sets got rolled out, the revolution was upon us. But the revolution didn't happen. The...
Posted In: 3-d, apps, business, Google, manufacturing, social media

Paul F. Tompkins finds TripIt makes him go less crazy at airports

Dec 23, 2010
You might have seen comedian and actor Paul F. Tompkins in a lot of places. Maybe as host of VH-1's Best Week Ever or in appearances on The Daily...
Posted In: apps, celebrity app review, Entertainment, iPhone

2011 will be the year of augmented reality*

Dec 21, 2010
A new report from Forrester Research says that while augmented reality apps have been around for a while, it's been more about the gee-whiz factor...
Posted In: apps, augmented reality, gadgets

Apple yanks Wikileaks app

Dec 21, 2010
The app wasn't actually produced by Wikileaks, just by an enterprising developer who charged $1.99 (for stuff you can read free lots of places). It...
Posted In: android, apple, apps, gadgets, wikileaks, world

Mac app store to launch January 6

Dec 16, 2010
We have an official date now when the world of consumer software Will Be Revolutionized Forever. Unless it's not. Steve Jobs announced the Mac app...
Posted In: angry birds, apple, apps, games, mac

Neil Gaiman's favorite photography app: Vignette for Android

Dec 3, 2010
We asked our pal Neil Gaiman about his favorite app for his Android phone. The man behind the Sandman series of comics and books like Coraline and...
Posted In: android, app review, apps, gadgets, photography

Susan Orlean helps you get it on the calendar

Nov 23, 2010
Last spring, back when I was just getting ready to take over hosting the show that would become Marketplace Tech Report, I was talking to Susan O...
Posted In: app review, apps, Internet, iPad, iPhone, Susan Orlean

New augmented reality blows minds, does little else

Sep 20, 2010
Plane Finder AR is a $3 app that lets you stick your phone in the sky and see the flight number, speed, elevation, origin, and destination of...
Posted In: apps, Entertainment, gadgets, mobile

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