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Order a Beer in 59 Languages with the Pivo App Order a Beer in 59 Languages with the Pivo App

Wherever your worldly travels take you, there’s a pretty good chance that they will lead you into a bar. If not, I don’t really know what kind of traveling you’re doing – but it’s not very fun. And next to …

Android is Still Missing Top iPad Apps Android is Still Missing Top iPad Apps
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Though it took years for Android’s smartphone apps to catch up with iTunes, manufacturers were ready for the iPad, and Android tablets have caught up to Apple’s hardware in no time. Google itself is even pushing a mini-tablet. It turns …

Facebook Adds Restaurant Reservations, TV Listings to Mobile Pages Facebook Adds Restaurant Reservations, TV Listings to Mobile Pages
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Facebook has just launched a rolling update to both its iOS and Android apps that should make mobile pages much more useful to the average user. It also helps Facebook keep more users on their own app, making them less …

Roku Now Lets You Stream Video to Your TV from Your Mobile Device Roku Now Lets You Stream Video to Your TV from Your Mobile Device
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With a small update to its iOS app, Roku has just turned your Apple device into a video beamer. Last September, Roku launched “Play on Roku,” a feature that allows users to stream photos and music from their mobile devices …

MixBit: YouTube Founders Launch New Take on Video Mixing and Sharing MixBit: YouTube Founders Launch New Take on Video Mixing and Sharing
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We’ve known since March that YouTube co-founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen were cooking up a new video-sharing service, and today it finally launches. It’s called MixBit, and its creators describe it as a “new app that helps people create …

IKEA Uses Augmented Reality to Show You How Furniture Will Look in Your House IKEA Uses Augmented Reality to Show You How Furniture Will Look in Your House

The new 2014 IKEA catalog app is debuting a new augmented reality feature that lets users see how certain pieces of furniture will look in their homes. All you have to do is scan one of the select item pages, …

Spotify Launches New Browse Tool for Curated Playlists Spotify Launches New Browse Tool for Curated Playlists

Spotify is continuing to focus heavily on music discovery with today’s rollout of a new “Browse” feature, coming inside an app update later today. Browse lets Spotify users find curated playlists based on certain categories or “moods.” Music for every …

Bang with Friends Sued by Zynga for Trademark Infringement Bang with Friends Sued by Zynga for Trademark Infringement

In you-totally-saw-this-coming news, Zynga has filed a lawsuit against Facebook-based sex app Bang with Friends. They claim that the name infringes upon their trademark for their series of “…with Friends” games. Zynga, of course, makes a bunch of “…with friends” …

Pinterest for iOS Gets Cool New Swipe to Pin, Like, or Send Shortcut Pinterest for iOS Gets Cool New Swipe to Pin, Like, or Send Shortcut

Pinterest has just released a small, but pretty awesome little update for their iOS app – one that is sure to make pinning even easier. Version 2.6 brings a new swipe motion that allows users to quickly swipe to like, …

Spotify Launches New Comedy App with Curated Playlists Spotify Launches New Comedy App with Curated Playlists

Spotify may not be best known for its comedy content, but the service actually has a pretty good selection. It appears that they want you to know that – and they also want to make it easier to surface. With …

Google Integrates Its App Verification Tool Directly Into Google Play Google Integrates Its App Verification Tool Directly Into Google Play

Malware is a serious concern for mobile devices. Android devices are especially vulnerable thanks to the platform’s open nature. Now Google is making sure almost every Android device owner is adequately protected from malicious apps. Computer World reports that Google …

Heartless, Lazy, and Probably Pretty Useful App Constructs Your Breakup Texts for You Heartless, Lazy, and Probably Pretty Useful App Constructs Your Breakup Texts for You
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As a human being with at least some pitiful excuse for a heart, I feel that I’m inclined to instruct you not to use this app. Ok, now that’s out of the way – Hey guys, check out this incredible …

Facebook’s ‘Every Phone’ App Hits 100 Million Monthly Users Facebook’s ‘Every Phone’ App Hits 100 Million Monthly Users

Although Facebook’s smartphone apps like Facebook for Android and Facebook for iOS get most of the attention, it’s important to understand that much of Facebook’s mobile penetration, globally, involves a lesser-heralded app – Facebook for Every Phone. And the app, …

Twitter’s Mobile Apps Now Warn You of ‘Sensitive Media’ inside Tweets Twitter’s Mobile Apps Now Warn You of ‘Sensitive Media’ inside Tweets
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Twitter, unlike Facebook, doesn’t censor much of its “sensitive” content. It’s not hard to find gratuitous nudity, violent images, and even outright pornographic content on the network. “We do not mediate content, whether that content is an image or text,” …

App Translations Boost Online Sales App Translations Boost Online Sales

A recent study from an online translation firm, determined that most applications developed anywhere in the world are written in English even when the developers are not from English speaking countries. 40% of the surveyed translations were general business applications, …

Tumblr Tells iOS Users to Change Passwords, Download Security Fix Tumblr Tells iOS Users to Change Passwords, Download Security Fix

Tumblr has just released a “very important” security update for their iOS app that they say will address a significant flaw that allowed for passwords to be compromised in “certain circumstances.” In order to make sure your account is secure, …

eBay Gives $1000 to Dad Whose Toddler Accidentally Bought a Car, Wins Today’s PR Trophy eBay Gives $1000 to Dad Whose Toddler Accidentally Bought a Car, Wins Today’s PR Trophy
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We all know it’s dangerous to give your toddler your smartphone. Beyond the chance that they may just hurl it against a wall or something, you have to assume that all of that random button pushing is going to result …

Duolingo Finally Launches an iPad App Duolingo Finally Launches an iPad App

Duolingo, the free language learning service with a wonderfully simply, but brilliant premise, has finally optimized their iOS app to be fully functional on the iPad. And they haven’t just made the previous iOS app bigger – they’ve added a …

Facebook for iOS Gets Verified Checks, Fixes That Annoying News Feed Issue Facebook for iOS Gets Verified Checks, Fixes That Annoying News Feed Issue
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Facebook has just released a minor update to their iOS app – but if you were one of the users who had been suffering with a slow news feed for a while then it’s more like a hallelujah update. Version …

Foursquare Expands Its Reach with New Nokia App Foursquare Expands Its Reach with New Nokia App

Foursquare has just expanded its reach in a big way, possibly bringing its app to millions upon millions of people around the world who have never had access to it before. Starting today, there’s now a Foursquare app for Nokia …

‘App Store’ Drama Is Finally Over as Apple, Amazon Stop Fighting Over It ‘App Store’ Drama Is Finally Over as Apple, Amazon Stop Fighting Over It

In mommy and daddy have stopped fighting news, Apple and Amazon have both requested that a lawsuit over the use of the term “app store” be dismissed. More specifically, Apple has agreed not to sue Amazon over their use of …