Topic: Apps

Location Sharing App PlaceUs Offers Unique Features, But Is It Useful?
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Location Sharing App PlaceUs Offers Unique Features, But Is It Useful?

PlaceUs is the latest location-sharing app to hit the App Store, but before you roll your eyes, take note of its impressive list of features. Developed under Alohar Mobile by former Google Maps architect, Sam Liang, … [Read more...]

A Simple Journey Begins
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A Simple Journey Begins

I’m making a pretty big change to the way I handle my finances, and I’m not going to lie -- I’m a bit uneasy. After using two checking accounts -- one for bills and one for spending money -- and an assortment of … [Read more...]

Foursquare Shifts from “Checking In” to “Check This Out”
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Foursquare Shifts from “Checking In” to “Check This Out”

When you think Foursquare, you think, “checking in.” Well, that, or, “checking in is kind of lame” (or maybe that's just me). It seems as though Foursquare’s aware of that conception, which is why it’s taken … [Read more...]

Snapchat Geofilters Spruce Up Your Snaps
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Snapchat Geofilters Spruce Up Your Snaps

Snapchat has announced a new feature called Geofilters that allows you to apply special filters to an image depending on where you are located.  For example, if you snap a picture in New York City, available filters … [Read more...]

Turn Your iPad into a 3D Scanner with Itseez3D
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Turn Your iPad into a 3D Scanner with Itseez3D

As 3D printing has become a more viable pastime for the technologically inclined, there’s a similarly growing need for quick, easy, and accurate 3D modeling. To address that need, last week computer vision firm Itseez … [Read more...]

Boxes Is a Find For Collectors
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Boxes Is a Find For Collectors

Boxes started out an idea to help people organize their stuff in a really sleek and easy-to-use to design.  What it's turned out to be, however, is social network for collectors and fashionistas, plus a whole lot … [Read more...]

Dropbox and MIT Alums Create “Inbox,” The Potential Future of Email
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Dropbox and MIT Alums Create “Inbox,” The Potential Future of Email

Alumni of both the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and cloud-storage company Dropbox have pooled their talents to launch a new web service called Inbox. It’s goal? To be the new force in email, and buck the … [Read more...]

Fab Announces Hem, Customizable Home Furnishings
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Fab Announces Hem, Customizable Home Furnishings

Online retailer Fab announced that it will be launching a new brand called Hem for “private label furnishings."  Similar to the company's recent refocus on selling its own products instead of other brands, Hem will … [Read more...]

1.7 Million World Cup Live Streamers Break Super Bowl’s Record
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1.7 Million World Cup Live Streamers Break Super Bowl’s Record

I’ll admit it: while I was writing my two posts earlier today (this one and this one), I also happened to be watching the World Cup match between USA and Germany via watchESPN. It was a drag that we lost, but hey – … [Read more...]

How Clutch Is Turning Loyalty Programs On Their Head
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How Clutch Is Turning Loyalty Programs On Their Head

The problem with loyalty programs is that they aren't always loyal to the right people.  The customers that spend the most money and are the most loyal to the brand aren't always the ones that get the best discounts. … [Read more...]