While a couple of bucks for an app may not be a big deal, no one wants to waste money. So try-before-you-buy is a great idea, especially for those apps that you can’t full evaluate within the 15-minute Google Play refund period.
Free tonight and feeling courageous enough for a blind date? A new app called “Crazy Blind Date” will match you with a mysterious stranger.
When I think of innovation, one of the last places I think of is the United States Postal Service.
The company behind the “Facebook phone” now wants to deliver news to you.
Bluestacks’ Android app player will now be pre-installed on Lenovo’s Idea-branded PCs, covering around 40 million systems.
Guest Post The current media hype around Big Data has clouded where the real opportunity is: software applications that exploit Big Data.
More than 110 high-speed LTE networks have now been deployed around the world with the potential to connect almost 500 million people in 50 different countries. But how is the new cellular technology affecting what smartphone owners do?
Editor’s Pick Late to the party, Ubuntu’s chances in the mobile market are pretty slim. But it’s giving it a go nonetheless.
If you’re thinking of launching an app this year, consider making it a New Year’s resolution. And, perhaps, take advantage of Ooomf’s new Launch This Year: a personalized step-by-step guide to making it happen.
For all your goal-fulfillment needs and wants, here’s a great list of apps, websites, and cool services to help you become healthier, wealthier, and wiser in the new year.
Nervous about getting home safe on the busiest night of the year, New Year’s Eve? If you decide to forgo a traditional taxi cab, there are myriad options to choose from. But be warned, many of these novel ride-sharing services have already issued warnings that prices will be sky-high.
The cost of acquiring loyal users for iPhone and iPad apps shot up by almost a third last month as marketers started the big Christmas season push.
Guest Post The nation’s app store can be likened to the state of Nevada in 1951, when nuclear weapons testing sprouted a continuous stream of mushroom clouds throughout the flatland.
New Android trojan app will make you think it’s taking you to the Google Play store, but in the background could use you to take down websites.
Talk about irony: With the latest version of Bluestacks’ mobile app player, Mac users will be able to run just about any Android app — even though there’s still no method for running iOS apps on OS X.
Watch out Uber, the cab hailing app Hailo is hot on your heels in New York City.
Give 2 Charity, a new app from the location analytics company Placed, offers a new spin on digital giving.
There are plenty of recipe discovery apps and websites, but Edamam is hoping to stand out with its focus on helping you eat better.
Life360, an app that helps you keep track of your family members, has reached 25 million registered users, and is rolling out new features.
It may not save you from being late, but Twist is far more useful than an “OMW” text.
Surprising no one, Google Maps for the iPhone is insanely popular.
To learn more about how Google approached building the long-awaited app, we chatted with Daniel Graf, the director of Google Maps for mobile.
Apple has named the top free and paid iApps of 2012 — as well as the company’s picks for best apps and best games of the year.
A great iPad video discovery app gets even better.
As rumored earlier tonight, Google Maps is now available on the iOS app store. It’s completely revamped and, from my early experience, better than ever.
Seesaw has raised a $1 to $1.5 million seed round and plans to use it to build an app that will help you get advice from your friends in real time.
Is your robot stressed? Robot yoga for the humanoid robot Nao is just one of the applications you can download from the RobotAppStore, which just landed a $250,000 investment from Grishin Robotics.
Square’s digital wallet gets even more interesting.
In 2008 a French engineer in Silicon Valley started a newsletter about a fascinating new slice of the technology market: mobile apps. Today, his company regularly drives 250,000 downloads for featured apps … and sometimes more than 500,000.
Google said today that only the premium version of its Apps for Business would be available from now on, for $50 per user per year.
This morning HootSuite users will find five more apps in the social media power tool’s app directory: Vimeo, Wordpress.org, Via.me, Reachli, and Scripted.
Even though Apple and Google’s app stores offer more than 1.4 million apps combined, just 25 U.S. developers generate half of the revenue from app sales, according to a new study.
Whatsapp calls acquisition rumors “not factually accurate.”
While the hype for group messaging apps has died down considerably over the past few years, that hasn’t stopped Kik Messenger from continuing to improve its app.
Apple’s App Store is still the king of mobile apps stores, with the four times the revenue of Google Play, but Google Play is growing much, much faster than the App Store.
In the battle between made-up consumer holidays, it looks like Black Friday still reigns supreme on mobile devices.
Everything.me raises $25 million to make smart phones “dynamic” by presenting apps you may need in real-time.
Mihir Shah is out as CEO of the mobile ad network.
Apple has worked hard to keep the app store free of porn. But it looks like one developer has snuck an app with violent sexual content — including references to pedophilia — into the app store right under Apple’s nose.
The Wii U isn’t all about fun and games. It’s also about videos about fun and games.