iOS 6 is burning up trunk lines from Anchorage to Mumbai, and OS X 10.8.2 is not far behind. Both include major integrations with the largest social network in the world, Facebook.
Twitter released two new updates this morning, making user profiles much more visual and updating the Twitter experience on mobile with a new photostream widget.
iDevices make people crazy, apparently.
That’s the only explanation I can think why 40 percent of consumers would rather get in a fender-bender than accidentally destroy their iPad. Or why a third would rather have a root canal, and 16 crazy percent would rather break their nose.
Mobile app TickTalk helps users moderate the flow of their speech
Tablets are growing at an unprecedented pace. The tablet market was born in April, 2010 with the launch of the iPad, and within 18 months, it had penetrated 11 percent of U.S. households. Check out this neat infographic on the meteoric rise of the tablet market.
Shutterfly, the website to store and print digital photos, is stepping up its mobile offering in a bid to stay relevant. Today, the company acquired Penguin Digital, the New York-based creator of the popular “MoPho” app.
Can a services company like an app development house become a product company, and, as Silicon Valley VCs typically demand, command high multiples?
It seems these days that not a week rolls by without some new, buzzword-tricked-out development platform launches. But FatFractal promises to be the stack with the lowest price. Period.
Mark Zuckerberg gives his first interview since the company’s IPO at Tech Crunch Disrupt
Highlighting deficiencies in the default Android security, Verizon is introducing its own security app.
Mobile app development company Parse is adding Cloud Code to its list of services.
Path founder Dave Morin talks about creating a safe space within the Facebook ’city.’
The iPhone 5 cometh. But will it be curved? Transparent? Taller? Thinner? Wider?
Zillow says mobile and real estate go hand in hand, which is why the company is launching its Rentals app for the iPhone
Rumor has it Amazon will debut a smartphone at its press event tomorrow
Apple may have a patent on unlocking a smartphone via gestures, but Google just won a patent for unlocking any computing device just by looking at it.
Amérigo is a public-private network of venture capital funds that was officially launched today by Telefónica, the fifth largest mobile carrier in the world.
RadioShack and Cricket are teaming up to offer pre-paid phone service.
BeFunky, a free app that can best be described as Instagram-meets-Photoshop, lets you do seriously funky stuff with your personal photos.
AT&T has taken a cue from Apple and Microsoft and is focusing on its retail strategy, opening a glossy new flagship store this Saturday in Chicago.
Motorola is teaming up with Intel to unveil a new kind of device: Motorola smartphones with Intel chips inside, running the Android mobile operating system. The highly hyped handsets will be revealed in two and a half weeks.
WhatRunsWhere, the innovative service that allows you to track your competitors’ online advertising, has just acquired U.K.-based startup Mobile Ad Spy, which essentially does the same thing for mobile.
Terms were not publicly announced, but VentureBeat has learned from chief operating officer Max Teitelbaum that the deal was worth north of seven figures … a significant exit for a start-up launched just last year which is still in beta.
Signal Studios’ upcoming action role-playing game will be one of Xbox Live’s first free-to-play titles.
FreshBooks launched an iPhone app today so businesses can balance their books on the go.
Momo Tech has raised $40 million for its app that helps nearby strangers connect with each other.
Marissa Mayer is all about the bennies in her first few weeks at Yahoo. From free food to new cooler, collaborative workspaces to … no more BlackBerries?
Editor’s Pick This just may be a blinding flash of the obvious, but apparently we like ads that don’t suck. And fit into our current context. And give us something we want.
Nokia ran a poll on its blog that suggests almost half of consumers prefer full hard QWERTY keyboards to any other input method, including virtual keyboards on a touchscreen.
Apple and Microsoft are better buddies that we’ve previously supposed … and they are cooperating more tightly on mobile device operating systems than has previously been revealed.
Outside Lands may be the only major outdoors music festival in the world where you’ll receive push notifications about your favorite acts from your iPhone, mingle with executives from trendy tech startups, and be offered gigabytes of storage instead of free beer.
So the Mitt Romney VP-prediction app is now available. Yee-haw.
It’s all very exciting I am sure …
2012 marks a key switch: the first time that more than half of retail clothing purchases — almost 60 percent, actually — are either online or influenced by the web.
“What the heck is a micro-app,” you might ask? It’s the thing that Delicious founder Joshua Schachter (pictured) wants you to develop for smartphones.
HackRocket is an online iOS bootcamp featuring a cast of mobile development and business experts as instructors. It has officially opened its doors for applications and is ready to put the next generation of aspiring founders through its training program.
The new studio is the latest example of Activision’s aggressive investment in the mobile development space in the span of just a few months.
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.
Spotted By Locals offers a website and mobile apps listing travel tips from the local residents of 42 European cities. Dutch husband and wife team Bart and Sanne van Poll have created a network of local “spotters” in each city, all of whom they meet and vet in person.
What do you do if you’re playing League of Legends, the free real-time strategy game with over 100 champions that gamers must employ to conquer their opponents, and you can’t keep track of each hero’s detailed strengths and weaknesses?