Don’t have an Android device? Don’t worry. Google has ways of keeping you in the family. Just check out the latest update to Google Hangouts.
Microsoft has unveiled an iPhone app that lets you open, create and edit Word, Excel and PowerPoint files on the go. But here’s the catch: You have to be a subscriber to its productivity suite, Office 365.
System Ready today launched FaceSaver, an iOS app that filters through the user’s shared material in search of potentially inappropriate content and allows them to delete it.
In the final quarter of 2012, Android nudged out iOS as the mobile operating system driving most ad impressions, but iOS still delivers more revenue to mobile content publishers, according to a report released today by Opera.
Americans binged on digital devices and media this holiday season, according to data released today by Flurry and Amazon.
Facebook’s recent earnings statement is likely to give a big boost to advertising on mobile social networks, according to Opera Software executive vice president of consumer mobile Mahi de Silva. Marketers will be more confident about spending for advertising on social apps and websites, and the media owners will be more assertive in setting prices, he said.
According to a recent SEC filing, music app developer Smule has raised $12M in another round of funding after having previously raised $13.5. Best known for its popular mobile apps such as the I am T-Pain autotune app and Ocarina, Smule will aggressively pursue the mobile social music market by continuing to innovate on its existing free-to-play apps. More after the jump.
It may be easy to pass Siri off as another voice recognition application but its domain stretches beyond AI algorithms, continual learning and contextually aware systems. The new Siri stands tall as Apple’s flagship feature to its iPhone 4S and for good reasons. More after the jump.
Casual games with movie tie-ins don’t tend to fare so well but the landscape is changing We’ve seen Angry Birds make a debut with a movie tie-in called Angry Birds Rio that’s done quite well for itself and the movie it promotes. The latest news to come from the movie tie-in gaming space is Halfbrick’s announcement of Fruit Ninja based on Puss in Boots.
Have you ever seen a DJ playing a set while walking down the street? I haven’t. But the wonders of modern technology continue to astound us by taking impossible (and maybe even unnecessary) scenarios and translating them to reality. Hence the adaptation of Turntable.fm, the social music service that digitizes DJing, to an iPhone app — the exact scientific breakthrough we need to move forward in the field of mobile party-starting.