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‘Candy Crush Saga’ Maker Files for IPO

‘Candy Crush Saga’ Maker Files for IPO

By Erika Watts February 18, 2014

The maker of Candy Crush Saga filed its Initial Public Offering (IPO) of up to $500 million today. King Digital Entertainment undoubtedly hopes to follow in the footsteps of Zynga, who filed their IPO in late 2011 and has become …

Bitstrips App: Awesome or Annoying? Bitstrips App: Awesome or Annoying?
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We’ve seen quite a few Facebook fads over the years. Most Facebook users surely remember how popular the What People Think I Do and SomeEcards trends were (and still are, especially if you’re over 25). Now people have found another …

Iron Man JARVIS App Comes to iOS Iron Man JARVIS App Comes to iOS
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Hardware manufacturers and content creators have been touting “second screen experiences” for quite a while now, but nothing so far has surpassed the interactivity of Twitter and chat apps. Now, Marvel has tried its hand at making a second screen …

New App Pays You To Look At Your Phone New App Pays You To Look At Your Phone

Your smartphone has become an extension of you. That fact has even led to the rise of a new branch of studies in evolution, one that examines how we use modern technology to adapt and extend ourselves and our brains. …

Shazam App Gets $40M From World’s Richest Man Shazam App Gets $40M From World’s Richest Man

Shazam, the startup behind the popular music-identifying app of the same name, this weekend announced that it has received a $40 million investment from America Movil. The telecom company is owned primarily by Carlos Slim, Forbes’ richest person in the …

Meet (or Don't Meet, Optimally) a New Antisocial App Meet (or Don't Meet, Optimally) a New Antisocial App

In Jean-Paul Sartre’s existentialist play No Exit, one of the damned souls concludes that “hell is other people.” Nearly 70 years later, that quote has inspired a new app that helps you be as anti-social as possible. The app, Hell …

Instagram Finally Gets True People Tagging Instagram Finally Gets True People Tagging

Instagram is borrowing another feature from Facebook today, as they are rolling out true people tagging for both iOS and Android. With the updated apps, you’ll be able to add people to photos for the first time. All you have …

Facebook Home Getting Slammed in Google Play Store Facebook Home Getting Slammed in Google Play Store

Well the reviews are in for Facebook’s OS-lite “app family” Android takeover, Home, and it’s not looking great – to say the least. Since hitting the Google Play store on Friday, nearly 4,000 users reviews have been logged (3.955). And …

What’s Going on with Google Now for iOS? What’s Going on with Google Now for iOS?
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So, what the hell is happening with Google Now for iOS? According to conflicting reports from people on each end, it’s stuck in some sort of non-existent approval limbo. Speaking at the Big Tent Summit in India earlier, Google Executive …

Flickr Becomes More Like Instagram On iOS Flickr Becomes More Like Instagram On iOS

Just yesterday, Yahoo released a major update for its email client that promises “speed, ease of use, and cross device availability.” Now the company is updating its other core Web property – flickr. Yahoo has released two major updates for …

Facebook In Final Testing Phase For Android App Facebook In Final Testing Phase For Android App
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Do you use the Android Facebook app? Are you constantly frustrated with how slow and buggy it is? The app has seen a few updates that have alleviated some of the problems, but it’s still a mess. iOS users got …

Facebook, CNN Finally Launch the "I'm Voting" App Facebook, CNN Finally Launch the "I'm Voting" App
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Let’s say you’re someone who has strong feelings about politics and all aspects of the 2012 Presidential race. Good, it’s nice to care deeply about things. Let’s also say that you like to make your policial leanings well known to …

I/O App Leaks Pinterest Android App I/O App Leaks Pinterest Android App

Update: A Pinterest spokesperson sent us this statement: “We’re excited about the Android platform and are working hard on building a great app. However, we don’t have plans to announce anything @ I/O.” They’re still going to be there according …

Jailbreak App Display Recorder Comes to Apple Store Jailbreak App Display Recorder Comes to Apple Store

An app that was previously available only on jail-broken phones has made its way to the app store. The App is called “Display Recorder” and does just that — records video and audio of the phone’s screen in real time. …

Microsoft Release Xbox Live App For Android Microsoft Release Xbox Live App For Android

You may remember that Microsoft announced SmartGlass last week during its E3 press conference. The basic gist is that people will be able to use any smart device running any software including iOS and Android to get additional info on …

Fred Silverman Discusses Newslook For iPad Fred Silverman Discusses Newslook For iPad

The rapid increase in the pace of technological development over the last decade has had a profound impact on a variety of industries. The music, movie, television, and even book publishing industries have all gone through – or are still …

Google Translate Android App Updated Google Translate Android App Updated
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I’m sure you’re all familiar with Google Translate by now. The admittedly flawed tool does its best to provide an accurate translation of Web pages for those of us who couldn’t pay attention during our classes on ancient Latin and …