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iPhone App That Could Save Careers iPhone App That Could Save Careers

There is no shortage of apps and add-ons to iPhones that are huge helps to people. Within apps alone, you can do your banking, queue up (or watch) Netflix choices, edit HD photos, learn to play guitar, or buy anything …

MacWorld iWorld: Jetpack Joyride Wins Best App Ever MacWorld iWorld: Jetpack Joyride Wins Best App Ever
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Halfbrick Studios, maker of the ridiculously addictive Fruit Ninja, have another hit on their hands, it seems. Their Jetpack Joyride game has just been announced as the winner of the MacWorld | iWorld Best App Ever award. Second place went …

Jane-Ome, Marijuana iPad App Looks To Educate Users On Scientific Benefits Jane-Ome, Marijuana iPad App Looks To Educate Users On Scientific Benefits
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Everything is better with marijuana; this is the argument many users make and has been featured in a certain stoner comedy (hilariously played by Jon Stewart). However, many people are unaware of the true benefits marijuana has in the medical …

CES 2012: Boxee Gets A Facebook App CES 2012: Boxee Gets A Facebook App

At CES today Boxee announced the launch of a new Facebook app that will allow users to post their viewing choices to their Facebook Timeline. After two minutes of viewing, Boxee publishes what you’re watching to Facebook, where it shows …

New App Lets Spotify Act Like Pandora New App Lets Spotify Act Like Pandora

As a Spotify Premium user, I feel like it’s Christmas! When Spotify first rolled out, I was excited. I got an invite, downloaded it, and went full-bore with a Premium subscription so I could go mobile. I use Spotify all …

CES 2012: Cobra Tag G5 Could Save Babies’ Lives CES 2012: Cobra Tag G5 Could Save Babies’ Lives

“Each year about 37 babies and toddlers die when they are accidentally left strapped in car safety seats or become trapped in vehicles that rapidly heat up.” – from Parenting.com Those are the fatality numbers. The number of close calls …

Vimeo Android and Windows Phone Apps Announced Vimeo Android and Windows Phone Apps Announced

Vimeo is the trendy video service on the internet, which focuses primarily on artist developed content. We’ve featured a few interesting, and amazing videos from Vimeo on WebProNews. While the site is nowhere near the size of YouTube, they have …

CES 2012: Cobra Tag G5 App & Device Means No More Lost Keys & Phones CES 2012: Cobra Tag G5 App & Device Means No More Lost Keys & Phones
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CES 2012: Cobra Tag G5 App & Device Means No More Lost Keys & Phones My family just moved recently. In the move, we misplaced (not lost) a very important item: my 4 year-old son’s classic Winnie the Pooh stuffed …

Obama “Clock” Redistributes Wealth To Developer Obama “Clock” Redistributes Wealth To Developer

When I first thought of an “Obama clock”, I imagined that thing that hung on my aunt’s wall: a cat with swinging pendulum tail and eyes that swung back and forth, frightening 5 year-old boys. But, with an Obama face. …

Instagram Finally Coming To Android Instagram Finally Coming To Android

Everyone’s favorite iPhone photography app, Instagram, is finally coming to Android devices. “We have two people working on Android now,” Kevin Systrom, CEO of Instagram said at the LeWeb conference in Paris. “I’m excited to be able to see our …

Flipboard Launches iPhone App Flipboard Launches iPhone App

Flipboard, a popular newsreader app for the iPad, is finally making its way to the iPhone today. The app has been completely reengineered for the iPhone’s smaller screen, yet still maintains the high-quality magazine-like format people have came to love. …

Microsoft Utilizing HTML5 for Bing Mobile Hybrid Apps Microsoft Utilizing HTML5 for Bing Mobile Hybrid Apps
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Consider this another victory for the advancement of HTML5, the latest mark-up language update which pushes the envelope of HTML capabilities. Microsoft has decided to use it to build their latest Bing for Mobile apps. What benefits will the language …

Apple Introduces ‘Find My Friends’ Apple Introduces ‘Find My Friends’

The often rumored “Find My Friends” app is now a reality, as it was just announced at Apple’s “Let’s Talk iPhone” media event by Eddy Cue. Cue took the stage and stated: “Invite your friends to share for a few …

Share Your 9/11 Story through New Augmented Reality App “110 Stories” Share Your 9/11 Story through New Augmented Reality App “110 Stories”

It’s hard to believe that it was 10 years ago today that the biggest terrorist attack on the United States of America took place. The tragedy of 9/11 was felt throughout the country then and continues to be felt today. It was a day that easily goes down in history as a day all Americans will remember.

iOS App Coming for Google+? iOS App Coming for Google+?

For those of you wondering where the iOS app is for Google+ is, you may finally have an answer, albeit a vague one. It appears as though the Google+ iOS app has been submitted to the App Store, sometime prior …

New Facebook App: Spank A Friend New Facebook App: Spank A Friend
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When’s the last time you poked one of your friends? Before your mind starts to run rampant, I’m referring to a Facebook Poke. I’m sure most of you, like myself, have tried to figure out what the benefit of poking …

Earth Hour Gets iPhone App

Earth Hour is fast approaching, and in a little over four days millions of people will flip off the lights to show solidarity in the cause of protecting Mother Earth.  The simple act may reflect an effort to use less …

2 Million Apps Downloaded for Samsung Smart TVs

A rep for Samsung emailed WebProNews to tell us that Samsung has reached 2 million apps downloaded for its smart TVs in 53 days. Not quite as impressive as Apple’s Mac store hitting a million app downloads in a single day, but the connected TV industry is a bit of a different beast. The rep writes:

‘Friends’ App May Become Your New Contact List

How much time do you spend trying to keep with all your friends on the various social platforms? Chances are it’s quite a bit. Most of your friends are probably on Facebook, some are hard die heard Twitterers, and some won’t let go of MySpace.

Traditional Gaming Extends To Mobile Apps

While many have enjoyed gaming on their mobile devices, there has been little effort to extend traditional gaming on a PC or console to the mobile app arena. A game which looks to release next year, Guild Wars 2, is venturing out by allowing mobile app integration into the MMORPG (Massive Multiplayer Online Roleplaying Game) gaming experience.

Rick Ellis is a tech director at Arenanet, who is developing Guild Wars 2. He’s leading a team towards what is being referred to as the ‘Extended Experience‘.

Enjoy These 5 Mobile Apps This Labor Day Weekend

Family reunions and quick getaways have become a Labor Day tradition for most people, but which apps work best for taking holiday trips? Grip’d.com spent several months testing various apps on each platform to see which ones make Gripd.com’s top five travel apps. If you have an iPhone, Blackberry or Android phone, here’s a quick rundown of the best 5 travel apps: