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Shazam App to Expand TV Identification Shazam App to Expand TV Identification

Shazam, the makers of the popular smartphone app of the same name that allows users to identify a song from a short sample, today announced that it now has 250 million users worldwide. Shazam also announced an expansion of its …

Netflix Launches All New iPhone App Netflix Launches All New iPhone App

Late last year, Netflix unveiled a new version of their iPad app that focused on making it easier for viewers to browse content. And today, the company has unveiled a brand new iPhone/iPod Touch app that attempts to give viewers …

Facebook for iOS Is Now a 4-Star App Thanks to Update Facebook for iOS Is Now a 4-Star App Thanks to Update
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For many, many moons Facebook’s iOS app was maligned as one of the worst apps from a major company in the App Store. While it was at least functional (at times), people had a point. It was slow, clunky, and …

Apple Event: iPhone 5′s Larger Screen Won’t Give Developers Any Trouble Apple Event: iPhone 5′s Larger Screen Won’t Give Developers Any Trouble

Apple confirmed today that the iPhone 5 does indeed have a larger screen. The 1136×640 display means that developers will have to update their apps to fill in the rest of the screen. According to Apple, it’s not going to …

Facebook Promotes App Center, Top Games on News Feed Facebook Promotes App Center, Top Games on News Feed

If you log on to Facebook today, you may see a new info box at the top of your news feed. Facebook is taking the time to promote the top games in their newly launched App Center. Facebook’s App Center, …

Application Craft Is The Latest To Bring App Development To The Masses Application Craft Is The Latest To Bring App Development To The Masses
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Development is hard. This becomes especially apparent when one is trying to build an application in the always growing mobile economy. There are app platforms that try to make development easier, but improvements can only be a good thing. That’s …

Instagram Has Grown Over 1000% Since Facebook Deal Instagram Has Grown Over 1000% Since Facebook Deal

You may have done a double take when you first heard that Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook had agreed to purchase revenue-less photo sharing app Instagram for a cool $1 billion. You may have wondered how in the hell a startup …

YouTube Returns to iOS With Brand New App YouTube Returns to iOS With Brand New App

Early last month, developers fiddling with a beta release of the forthcoming iOS 6 found a glaring omission in Apple’s pre-installed app lineup. The familiar old school television icon that signaled the YouTube app, available on iOS since the beginning, …

Lady Gaga’s New Album “Artpop” Releasing as iOS App Lady Gaga’s New Album “Artpop” Releasing as iOS App
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Lady Gaga, always the social media/internet trendsetter, has decided to embrace the digital culture in a whole new way. Today, Mother Monster announced that her next album, “Artpop,” is going to be released in app form. iPhone and iPad apps, …

Chrome for iOS Gets Second Update, Fixes Bugs Chrome for iOS Gets Second Update, Fixes Bugs
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Today, Google has announced their second update to their Chrome for iOS app (on both iPhone and iPad). Version 21 / 21.0.1180.80 fixes a few user-reported issues that have been a problem since the launch of the app back in …

Over Two-Thirds Of The App Store Has Never Been Downloaded Over Two-Thirds Of The App Store Has Never Been Downloaded
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Plenty of developers have found success on Apple’s App Store. Hits like Angry Birds and Temple Run have sold millions. It seems like anybody can become a success on the App Store, but those success stories are actually the exception …

Apple Keeps Rejecting App That Notifies Users Every Time There’s a U.S. Drone Strike Apple Keeps Rejecting App That Notifies Users Every Time There’s a U.S. Drone Strike
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You wouldn’t think that there would be a problem with an app that aggregates news that’s currently publicly available on the web, but apparently there is. At least according to Apple. New York-based developers Josh Begley is befuddled. Why does …

Mitt Romney Surges in Facebook Buzz Surrounding RNC Mitt Romney Surges in Facebook Buzz Surrounding RNC
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Earlier this week, Facebook and CNN expanded their new election data partnership with the launch of a real-time Election Insights tracker, which monitors the current buzz surrounding the four candidates in the 2012 election (Obama, Romney, Biden, and Ryan). The …

TomTom Launching Full-Fledged Android App in October TomTom Launching Full-Fledged Android App in October
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Good news if you’re an Android user who wants more variety in their available navigation apps, as TomTom has just announced that a new app that includes navigation, map, and traffic data will hit Android OS in October. Pricing and …

Facebook Looking at Navigation App Waze [Report] Facebook Looking at Navigation App Waze [Report]

Is Facebook looking to get into the crowdsourced traffic information game? According to Israeli business publication Globes, Facebook is eyeing navigation app Waze. According to Globes, the two companies have already had discussions – as Facebook execs apparently visited Waze …

New McAfee App Shields Your Facebook Photos from Prying Eyes New McAfee App Shields Your Facebook Photos from Prying Eyes
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For some Facebook users, I guess it’s a constant battle between wanting to share things like photos with the community and being a bit afraid of losing control of those photos to the web at large. If you’re looking for …

Facebookers Force Fed Terrible Android App in the Hopes It’ll Make Them Want to Fix It Facebookers Force Fed Terrible Android App in the Hopes It’ll Make Them Want to Fix It

One down, on to the next one I guess. Today, Facebook unveiled its slick, blazingly fast new iOS app. Facebook is touting its impressive speed – over twice as fast as previous versions they say. And I’ll be damned – …

Facebook for iOS v.5.0 Finally Brings Some Speed to the App Facebook for iOS v.5.0 Finally Brings Some Speed to the App
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You wanted it. You really, really wanted it. And now it’s finally here. Facebook has just launched version 5.0 of their iOS app and it’s faster. A lot faster. Rumors of the “entirely rebuilt” app started back in June, when …

Facebook for Android Update Brings Faster Photo Uploading Facebook for Android Update Brings Faster Photo Uploading
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Let’s face it – Facebook isn’t known for their ability to craft superbly functioning mobile apps. Both iOS and Android users have similar complaints when it comes to accessing Facebook via the official apps (although you hear it more from …

Netflix Brings “People Search” to Xbox 360; Makes Library Searchable by Actor, Director Netflix Brings “People Search” to Xbox 360; Makes Library Searchable by Actor, Director
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Earlier this month, Netflix launched an update to its Xbox 360 app that brought the “Just for Kids” platform to the console. “Just for Kids” is a section that highlights programming that’s appropriate for youngsters so parents can feel confident …

Xbox Live Gets a New NBC News App Xbox Live Gets a New NBC News App

A new Xbox Live update launching today is bringing a whole new variety of content on the game console. Joining popular content apps like Netflix, Hulu Plus, HBO Go, YouTube, Amazon Instant video, and MLB.TV is NBC News, which will …