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California Warns App Makers Ignoring New Privacy Law California Warns App Makers Ignoring New Privacy Law

The state of California is getting tough with “scores” of app developers by shipping out non-compliance notifications to many companies that are reportedly in violation of state privacy law. Back in February, the Attorney General’s office announced a new initiative …

New App Makes Facebook Creeping for Bikini Pics a Hell of a lot Easier New App Makes Facebook Creeping for Bikini Pics a Hell of a lot Easier

Is it possible for an app to rest in a moral grey area and also be an incredibly effective time-saver? If that interesting combination exists, it exists inside a new app called Badabing! What Badabing promises is simple. “Have you …

Android Catches iOS, Hits 700,000 Apps Android Catches iOS, Hits 700,000 Apps

At the end of September, Google announced a pretty big milestone: Google Play had reached 25 billion downloads. We noted that they were a few months behind Apple, who announced the same milestone for the App Store back in March. …

Foursquare Adds to Its Connected Apps Offerings Foursquare Adds to Its Connected Apps Offerings

If you haven’t tried connecting third-party apps to your Foursquare account, you’re doing Foursquare wrong. Sure, Foursquare offers plenty of information on the locations at which you check-in, but having the right connected apps can help you make the best …

Wikipedia Gives Its Mobile Site New Type, Layout Wikipedia Gives Its Mobile Site New Type, Layout
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Free online encyclopedia Wikipedia has just announced a major redesign to their mobile site, which brings features that have been tested in beta to the masses. This includes a navigational update to help with content exploration and a typographical update …

Apple Event: New iBooks App Announced Apple Event: New iBooks App Announced

Today’s Apple event has begun, and already some unexpected announcements are coming. Apple CEO Tim Cook took the stage this morning and updated the tech press on all of the newest, impressive Apple and App Store statistics. That led into …

Facebook for Android Gets Some Photo-Related Updates Facebook for Android Gets Some Photo-Related Updates

Facebook has just unveiled an update to their Android app, and it focuses entirely on photos. Android users now have faster photo tagging inside the app and they have also gained the ability to choose a specific album when uploading …

Xbox 360 Update Means Goodbye to Facebook, Twitter Apps Xbox 360 Update Means Goodbye to Facebook, Twitter Apps
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Microsoft is currently in the process of pushing their newest Xbox 360 dashboard update to users. As you probably know, one of the most-desired additions to the Xbox experience is shipping along with this update: a true Internet Explorer browser. …

Facebook Tests Star Ratings, “Install Now” Button in Mobile Ads for Apps Facebook Tests Star Ratings, “Install Now” Button in Mobile Ads for Apps

In early August, Facebook made their new App Center available for all users worldwide. And just a few days later, they announced new mobile ads for apps that allows developers to pay to give their apps just a little bit …

Twitter Acquires Mobile App Development Startup Cabana Twitter Acquires Mobile App Development Startup Cabana
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In order to put more talent on their platform team, Twitter has acqui-hired the team from mobile app development startup Cabana. The specifics behind the deal are still unknown, but Cabana has announced the acquisition on their blog and Twitter …

Google Play Developer Console Now Available To Everyone Google Play Developer Console Now Available To Everyone
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Google Play is slowly, but surely, growing into a powerhouse distribution platform for Android apps. By that, I mean more and more developers are bringing their previously iOS-exclusive content to the platform. Some of that success can be attributed to …

Microsoft Has Some Pretty Lofty Expectations For Windows 8 Microsoft Has Some Pretty Lofty Expectations For Windows 8
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Windows 8 will be launching later this month to much fanfare from Microsoft. They obviously hope the operating system does well, but what are their expectations? How many apps does Microsoft expect to have in the Windows Store by early …

Google+ App for Android & iOS Gets Support for Pages Google+ App for Android & iOS Gets Support for Pages
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Google has shipped an update to both the Android and iOS version of their Google+ app to include one of the most requested features, according to the company. Now, on both iOS and Android, mobile users can interact with pages …

Foursquare Updates Android App to Put Points Back on Check-in Pages Foursquare Updates Android App to Put Points Back on Check-in Pages

Android users are happy this morning as Foursquare has once again updated their app to bring back a once-popular features. This time, Foursquare has put points back on check-in pages. That’s not the only new feature to ship with this …

Google Includes Steve Jobs Easter Egg in Gmail for iOS Screenshots Google Includes Steve Jobs Easter Egg in Gmail for iOS Screenshots

Despite the fact that Apple and Google compete in some similar arenas, you have to think that there are plenty of Googlers who respect late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. Either that, or Google really knows how to subtly play to …

Microsoft Updating Built-In Apps Ahead Of Windows 8 Release Microsoft Updating Built-In Apps Ahead Of Windows 8 Release
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After years of waiting, Windows 8 will finally launch later this month on October 26. Microsoft is going to party like its 1995, and show the world that Windows 8 is the company’s most substantial release since Windows 95. To …

Facebook Page Admins Can Now Post Offers on Mobile Facebook Page Admins Can Now Post Offers on Mobile

Today, Facebook has announced an update to their free Pages Manager app that brings a couple of new features, along with the standard bug fixes and performance updates. Now, in version 1.5, Page admins can make Offers directly from the …

Apple Maps Apparently Use Much Less Data Than Google Maps, So There’s That Apple Maps Apparently Use Much Less Data Than Google Maps, So There’s That
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Ever since Apple abandoned Google Maps for their own maps in iOS 6, well, it hasn’t been good (to say the least). There have been big problems with Apple’s maps product, including broken landscapes, mislabeled locations and landmarks, and all …

Facebook Use on Mobile Web Beats iOS & Android Apps Combined, According to Zuckerberg Facebook Use on Mobile Web Beats iOS & Android Apps Combined, According to Zuckerberg
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Mark Zuckerberg, Russian traveler, recently sat down for an interview with The Today Show’s Matt Lauer. Although that interview won’t be airing until Thursday, October 4th, Today’s Digital Life gives us a small peek into what the two talked about. …

Foursquare App Adds OpenTable Integration for Easy Reservations Foursquare App Adds OpenTable Integration for Easy Reservations

In another move to strengthen the “explore” functionality of their app, Foursquare has added an awesome new integration to the mobile experience. Now, users can make restaurant reservations via OpenTable without ever leaving the Foursquare app. “Now when you’re searching …

Instagram’s iOS App is Now iPhone 5 Ready Instagram’s iOS App is Now iPhone 5 Ready

Instagram becomes the next major app to ship an iPhone 5-specific update, as Instagram 3.1 is available to download now. According to a blog post, Instagram 3.1 is not only updated to be compatible with the iPhone 5 and iOS …