Topic: Apps

Mobile Facebook Users Forced to Download Messenger if they Want to Chat
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Mobile Facebook Users Forced to Download Messenger if they Want to Chat

The Facebook Messenger app has been around for a long time, but it’s not been necessary for chatting with your contacts on your mobile device. To do that, you could simply jump into your regular Facebook app and hit … [Read more...]

Broadcast Your World with Livestream for Google Glass
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Broadcast Your World with Livestream for Google Glass

Google Glass may be still in the "explorer" stage, limited strictly to only those who Google deems worthy enough to get one of the early pre-production ready units. But that doesn't mean people aren't doing some pretty … [Read more...]

Tech Talk: Apple Buys Speech Recognition Company Novauris
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Tech Talk: Apple Buys Speech Recognition Company Novauris

This week, Microsoft officially unveiled Cortana, its Halo-themed personal digital assistant that’ll come built into the forthcoming rollout of Windows Phone 8.1. But there’d be no Cortana without Siri, Apple’s … [Read more...]

Microsoft Resurrects the Start Menu, Reveals Universal Windows Apps at Build Conference
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Microsoft Resurrects the Start Menu, Reveals Universal Windows Apps at Build Conference

Today was the first day of Microsoft’s Build conference in San Francisco, and the company announced the long-awaited return of the Start Menu Windows 8.1’s forthcoming Update 1. That’s not all: Microsoft also … [Read more...]

Microsoft Announces Office for iPad…and Why it’s Too Little, Too Late
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Microsoft Announces Office for iPad…and Why it’s Too Little, Too Late

Well, it’s finally happened: Microsoft followed through on yesterday’s predictions and formally announced Office Suite for iPad. And unless you have or intend to get a subscription to Office 365, there’s really … [Read more...]

Driving Smarter: One Year In Automatic is Improving Our Driving Habits
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Driving Smarter: One Year In Automatic is Improving Our Driving Habits

About a year ago I pre-ordered the Automatic Smart Driving Assistant after seeing it talked about on Twitter, a number of months past and then in early August it finally showed up on my doorstep.  My early experiences … [Read more...]

Will Microsoft Make a Huge iPad Announcement Tomorrow?
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Will Microsoft Make a Huge iPad Announcement Tomorrow?

A new post on ZDNet reports that Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is expected to make a big announcement regarding the company’s software on iPad at 10 a.m. Pacific tomorrow. Conventional wisdom points to the debut of the … [Read more...]

Roku Redesigns its iPhone App, Adds Cross-Service Search
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Roku Redesigns its iPhone App, Adds Cross-Service Search

One of my favorite parts of the Roku interface -- and one I've seen used in other interfaces, like those on the Xbox 360 and Xbox One -- is its cross-service content search. This feature, which lets you look for a TV … [Read more...]

Are You Lonely or Looking for Some New Friends? Skout Wants to Help.
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Are You Lonely or Looking for Some New Friends? Skout Wants to Help.

You may not have heard of Skout but it's actually one of the oldest and largest mobile (iOS and Android) social networks.  The company is in its eighth year of operation and has 220 million users in over 180 different … [Read more...]

ThirdLove Told Me I Should Be Wearing a Bigger Bra (And They Were Right)
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ThirdLove Told Me I Should Be Wearing a Bigger Bra (And They Were Right)

I had no idea.  I mean, I always thought I was wearing the right sized bra, but according to ThirdLove's app to help women accurately measure their bra size, I was way off.  And I'm not alone.  Approximately 80 … [Read more...]