The winner of Salesforce’s $1 million hackathon extravaganza: An application called Upshot, which helps sales people create and edit reports on the go.
In the city, getting somewhere is only half the battle — and sometimes much less than that. Finding a parking spot can be an even bigger time-waster.
Glow — the super-hyped get-pregnant-now app — announced a $6 million funding round today, the same day it hit the app store.
Thanks to the magic of apps, tablets and smartphones are now cash registers, kiosks, demo stations, public calendars, and more. Thanks to the magic of management, that tablet or smartphone in your organization could be mine, yours, or some company’s.
It took it a while, but Facebook has finally come to Windows 8.
Sometimes it pays, in wars between giants, to align with one side.
In addition, a new notifications feature enables you to customize whether you want notifications of new email based on the categories Google has sorted them into.
Yahoo has acquired 4 million user to-do app Astrid, which allows users to create task lists on Android and iOS phones and tablets, as well as the web. No financial details were released.
Tumblr has completely redesigned the new app, and the best part is the post-anything screen that reinforces Tumblr’s reputation as the simplest place to post just about anything.
I asked Airtag CEO Jeremy Leroyer what happens when we deal with 35 different merchants: Do we need 35 different apps?
Google already has five of the six most popular apps in America, with Google Maps, Search, Gmail, YouTube, and Google Play. But that is apparently not enough for the search-and-mobile-and-everything giant.
Path has always taken a different … trail. So it’s no surprise that the private social network is laying down new tracks in an attempt to make digital communication more human.
If you’re like me, your smartphone movies look like crap.
Collective.li is the digital life magazine of your life, and now it’s going mobile, just like you.
Whether New Year’s Eve involves a quiet night on the couch, a gathering of friends, or a wild party, here are tech tips and tricks for ringing in 2013.
Many things you put on Facebook you want to save and share forever. Some things you wish you could delete immediately.
Facebook slipped an update to its iPhone app under the door last night, just after releasing a completely rebuilt non-HTML5 Android version earlier today.
The Windows 8 Store is adding hundreds of apps every day, but it will be a while until Microsoft catches up to Apple and Google.
It is a scientific fact that beautiful women make men dumber. It was entirely to test this theory that I accepted a video interview with supermodel Tyra Banks about her new iPhone app.
Editor’s Pick Most new social-local apps are a bore, frankly. But most don’t have a CEO who did a couple of tours of duty in Desert Storm, was a chief mechanic for a NASCAR team, and then, after selling a startup, went back to study at MIT.
Cloud Smart Meter shows IT managers, CIOs, and developers what they’re using, how much they’re spending, and what’s currently not working — or might be about to go down.
Apple has played hardball with Google in the past, holding up the Google Voice app for perhaps a year as both companies wrangled with how much functionality could be included.
Android has Field Trip, an app that connects you to interesting sights and information, wherever you are. Now iPhone has Wanderous.
Smartphones and apps sometimes separate us from the physical world even as we walk through it. But Google has created a virtual tool to help us appreciate the wonder of reality.
Does strolling through the city in a mankini appeal to you? Or showering in a public fountain? If not, you should probably stay away from Klash.
BeFunky, a free app that can best be described as Instagram-meets-Photoshop, lets you do seriously funky stuff with your personal photos.
CrowdCall is doubling every month and has reached one million calls per month just five months after launch — without spending a dime to get new users. Next week, the company is announcing new features as well as new, super-cheap pricing.
So the Mitt Romney VP-prediction app is now available. Yee-haw.
It’s all very exciting I am sure …
Like caller ID on steroids, the Current Caller ID Android app displays social media updates, as well as local news and weather information, alongside a caller’s name and number when receiving or making a call or text.
Today, app monetization firm Inneractive closed a $3.5 million financing round to accelerate global expansion and double down on its private ad exchange strategy.
Apple has pulled security software vendor Bitdefender’s Clueful app from the app store.
The debate over native apps versus mobile web rages on: which is better, which is more accessible, which is more customer-friendly.
Web application monitoring service New Relic is adding a new site speed index to its product line-up, offering website and web application managers new insights into how they rank compared to similar sites … even competitors.
Local social networking app FriendThem, a service that uses your Facebook account to find nearby friends or potential friends, is planning to sue Facebook. Or so the company tells VentureBeat, alleging that Facebook’s newly released and almost-instantly-pulled Find Friends Nearby feature is its idea.
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Question: what would you do with six hours in Amsterdam? Dubai? Barcelona? That is precisely what Yahoo TimeTraveler was created to answer.
TimeRazor is a mobile application launching in March that will help you find events and offers near you. The company announced today it has raised $3.4 million from private investors.
In-app purchases are predicted to dominate the mobile-app market in the next few years. Revenue from in-app purchases, worth $970M in 2011, is expected to rise to over $5 billion by 2015, and a study by Localytics highlights the importance of generating customer loyalty, in order for developers to gain a share in these riches.