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Snapchat's latest demographic? Wall Street bankers

Jun 13, 2013
Wall Street bankers are catching on to Snapchat, an app which allows user to send photos and other messages that self-destruct in a seconds.
Posted In: apps, Wall Street, social media

iOS 7: Will Apple get a new fresh, flat look?

May 27, 2013
In a few weeks, Apple will unveil new software for the company's devices. Though exactly what will be announced is unknown, the rumor mill is already a churning.
Posted In: ios, apple, apps

Chat apps overtake traditional SMS texting

Apr 29, 2013
Chat apps -- like WhatsApp and Apple’s iMessage -- are now more popular than SMS, a service that has been around for decades.
Posted In: text messages, sms, apps, mobile

Coachella tech: 8 apps to pack for summer concerts

Apr 12, 2013
If you're going to Coachella, you'll want to pack some tech supplies to capture the moment and stay connected. Here are 8 apps to try out this season.
Posted In: Music, apps, summer, video

The app gap, in disasters like Hurricane Sandy

Mar 12, 2013
Twitter and Facebook were used by millions in the New York area to stay connected during Superstorm Sandy. But online disaster communication and preparedness isn't limited to social networking sites. Many entrepreneurs are trying to build platforms to stay informed during crises -- platforms that could be used outside of a disaster to market products.
Posted In: sxsw, apps, disasters

No app for that: Apple to settle iTunes lawsuit

Feb 27, 2013
Apple has agreed to pay some $100 million to settle charges it improperly charged children for iTunes purchases. The payment: mostly iTunes gift cards.
Posted In: itunes, apple, apps

A Data-Mining Inauguration App, and a 3D printed Smartphone Case

Jan 21, 2013
A new app from the Presidential Inauguration Committee seems like a handy tool for people visiting Washington, D.C. to watch President Obama take his second (public) Oath of Office. But critics say the app is data-mining for political purposes.
Posted In: apps, politics, inauguration, Barack Obama, 3D printing, nokia

Top 10 kids' education apps that don't suck

Dec 21, 2012
Common Sense Media reviews educational apps for kids and shared these 10 recommendations.
Posted In: apps, Education, kids

Educators question 'educational' kids' DVDs

Dec 21, 2012
Fancy educational toys don't give rich kids an advantage over poor kids when it comes to brain development.
Posted In: toys, baby DVD, brain development, Education, apps

Federal Trade Commission investigating privacy in kids' apps

Dec 10, 2012
The FTC is concerned about the data being collected through the mobile apps kids play with.
Posted In: children, apps, mobile apps, privacy

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