Once an Android exclusive, Google’s location-based search feature Google Now is available for download today on the iPhone and iPad.
Today, when Diane von Furstenberg’s second collection for GapKids and babyGap launches in stores nationwide, Aviary’s partners will have a special edition DVFxGAP mobile editing suite that includes frames, filters and stickers in bright colors and jungle prints.
Today Facebook has revealed a new layout for business pages on its mobile application that will help users find businesses while they’re on the go.
Facebook announced today a new application that will put Facebook activity front and center on Android devices. Facebook Home is neither an operating system nor an actual phone, the company said, but a “family of apps” that puts the social network on the home screen instead of in an apps folder.
Back in November we introduced you to Snoox, a new social recommendation service with a Pinterest-vibe that lets you share recommendations with your friends. Today, backed by $2 million in funding, the company is launching a new mobile app on both iOS and Android.
With 5.98 billion mobile devices in the world, geosocial networks and applications are more prevalent than ever. Sites and services from Facebook and Twitter to Instagram, Skype, Gmail, LinkedIn and Yelp are making their way onto our mobile devices and creative agency JESS3 has outlined the scope and size of this “Geosocial Universe” in a new infographic.
After two years at Foursquare, product manager Christen Duong has announced that she’ll be leaving the company (and New York City) to work at Flipboard in San Francisco.
Etsy has acquired Mixel, the makers of an iOS app for creating and sharing photo collages, for an undisclosed sum. But Etsy is not following in the footsteps of photo-sharing sites like Instagram. Instead, the company plans to improve its mobile offerings for the buyers and sellers on its craft marketplace.
Every year, the Knight News Challenge rewards innovation in media with funding from the Knight Foundation. Today, the eight winners are presenting their projects live from an event focused on the future of mobile media at Arizona State University. For non-Arizonians, there will be a Web stream starting at 12:30 p.m. ET/ 10:30 a.m. MT/ 9:30 a.m. PT.
Mobile users spend more than 8 minutes per month on Facebook, say the makers of this infographic. That’s more time than they spend on Google, Yahoo, or Microsoft.