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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 …

Get Some Amazing iOS Games For Free This Week

iOS is a fantastic platform for apps and games. Sure, there’s a lot of crap, but iOS has also given birth to some of the most innovative titles in mobile gaming. You may not believe that statement, but now you …

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 …

LinkedIn Search Gets Better on iOS and Android LinkedIn Search Gets Better on iOS and Android

Like many social networks and other applications, LinkedIn’s fastest growing sector is mobile. A few months ago, when LinkedIn launched a pretty major mobile redesign, the company said that 27% of their unique visitors come from their mobile apps – …

Spotify for iOS Update Brings Discover Feature, On-the-Go Playlist Editing, and More Spotify for iOS Update Brings Discover Feature, On-the-Go Playlist Editing, and More

Spotify for iOS received a nice update today, brining their mew music discovery feature to mobile and giving users the ability to edit playlists on the go. First up, Discovery mode: Spotify first announced the new Discover feature last year, …

Vine for Android: Now Making Selfies a Whole Lot Easier Vine for Android: Now Making Selfies a Whole Lot Easier

It took Vine about five months to finally launch on Android after launching on iOS at the beginning of this year. And when that Android app arrived, well, it was kind of barebones. It didn’t supports search, mentions, hashtags, Facebook …

Xbox 360 Is Getting a Time Warner App That Will Stream 300 Live Channels Xbox 360 Is Getting a Time Warner App That Will Stream 300 Live Channels

The amount of content that some Xbox 360 users are able to access is about to get a significant boost. Today, Microsoft and Time Warner Cable announced what they call a “landmark deal” which will put hundreds of live cable …

Mobile App Market to reach $27B This Year, Predicts Analyst Mobile App Market to reach $27B This Year, Predicts Analyst

As early players such as Zynga begin to be overtaken by newcomers such as King, the mobile app market is continuing to grow at an astounding rate. Through Apple’s App Store and Google’s Android Play Store, mobile apps are quickly …

Foursquare Now Lets You Check-In Your Friends Foursquare Now Lets You Check-In Your Friends
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I guess Foursquare just made a lot of users happy. That is if what they say is correct, and this really was the most-requested feature. Anyway, Foursquare has just announced that users will not only be able to mention their …

Imgur’s iOS App Is Being Held Up by Apple but Should Arrive in a Few Weeks Imgur’s iOS App Is Being Held Up by Apple but Should Arrive in a Few Weeks

Earlier this year, popular photo-sharing app 500px was yanked from Apple’s App Store for a week or so and then reinstated after the Cupertino company expressed concerns with the level of pornography able to be accessed using the app. 500px …

Facebook for BlackBerry 10 Gets a Photo-Oriented Update Facebook for BlackBerry 10 Gets a Photo-Oriented Update
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Facebook for Blackberry 10 has just received a significant update that not only brings a new design to the News Feed, but also ads a bunch of photo improvements to enhance the user experience. “The Facebook app for BlackBerry 10 …

Apple’s WWDC Gets Its Own App with Session Videos Apple’s WWDC Gets Its Own App with Session Videos

Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference kicks off in exactly one week from today, and Apple has just released a new app that not only helps those who are attending the event but also provides content for those who can’t make it. …

Vine for Android Launches as App Hits 13 Million Registered Users Vine for Android Launches as App Hits 13 Million Registered Users

At the end of April, Vine co-founder Dom Hofmann said that the hit 6-second video app would be coming to Android “soon.” Today, it’s finally here. The app will sport the video creation functionality, explore feature, and seamless Twitter integration …