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These Smart Diapers Are Smarter Than You Think These Smart Diapers Are Smarter Than You Think

Pixie Scientific has developed Smart Diapers (that’s their actual name) that can send information to parents’ smartphones. And no, it’s not to let you know when the baby has peed or pooped. The smartness actually comes in the form of …

Imgur CEO Talks New Mobile App, Relationship With Reddit Imgur CEO Talks New Mobile App, Relationship With Reddit

On Monday, image sharing service Imgur finally released its first mobile app, launching on Android first. It turns out it’s not that they just wanted to start with Android, however. They’ve run into some issues with Apple, but the iOS …

Yahoo Acquires Milewise, GoPollGo For Mobile Team Yahoo Acquires Milewise, GoPollGo For Mobile Team

Yahoo announced that the teams from both Milewise and GoPollGo have joined Yahoo. In an email, a spokesperson said, “Today Milewise and GoPollGo joined the Yahoo! mobile team. GoPollGo created a cool social polling app. The team has joined our …

Don’t Like Facebook Single Sign-On For iOS? Use Google+ Sign-In For iOS Instead Don’t Like Facebook Single Sign-On For iOS? Use Google+ Sign-In For iOS Instead
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In iOS 6, Facebook became more closely integrated with the mobile OS. Part of that integration made it easier to implement Facebook Single Sign-On in iOS apps. Of course, some developers may not like Facebook, or maybe they prefer Google+. …

Twitter Kills TweetDeck Mobile Apps, Will Continue Working On Web App Twitter Kills TweetDeck Mobile Apps, Will Continue Working On Web App

Since being purchased by Twitter in 2011, TweetDeck has gone through a number of changes. The last of which came in December of last year. Now the service is moving ahead with a new Web app, but the mobile apps …

You Won’t Be Seeing Netflix On BlackBerry 10 Any Time Soon You Won’t Be Seeing Netflix On BlackBerry 10 Any Time Soon
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Netflix is available on iOS, Android and Windows Phone, but not BlackBerry 10. That’s not going to change anytime soon. All Things D reports that Netflix is not building an app for BlackBerry 10. The service wouldn’t say why it’s …

Google Launches New Mobile App Download Ad Format Google Launches New Mobile App Download Ad Format
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Google has a new mobile app download ad format aimed at making it easier for people to download advertisers’ apps. It works with iTunes or the Google Play Store. The format is only available for those who have upgraded to …

Learn How To Design Android Notifications Learn How To Design Android Notifications

There’s a time and place for every notification in Android. Consumers won’t be happy if you constantly spam them, but smart notification design is key to enhanced engagement. Learn more about it in this week’s Android Design in Action. This …

Mega Gets 3 Million Users In A Month, Mobile App Coming Soon Mega Gets 3 Million Users In A Month, Mobile App Coming Soon
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Kim Dotcom’s Mega launched last month with a ridiculous launch party that included a fake FBI raid on Dotcom’s mansion. After the launch, the file-sharing service managed to snag over a million users in just a few days. According to …

Google Play Is Making More Money, But iOS Still Makes More Google Play Is Making More Money, But iOS Still Makes More
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Google Play has always lagged behind Apple’s App Store in terms of pure revenue since its inception. That trend has not changed, but Google Play is at least starting to show signs of major growth after months of very little. …

Facebook Overtakes Google Maps as the Number One Mobile App Facebook Overtakes Google Maps as the Number One Mobile App
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Analyst ComScore has released its estimates of mobile app usage for 2012 and it appears the Facebook has taken the lead. The Facebook app was the most-used app at the end of 2012, drawing over 85 million unique visitors in …

Mobile Apps Are Becoming as Popular as TV Mobile Apps Are Becoming as Popular as TV
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According to mobile analytics company Flurry, you guys are buried in your devices – all the time. In fact, the time when mobile apps become the predominant form of media entertainment could be sooner rather than later. According to Flurry, …

LinkedIn Adds Mobile Profile Editing to Its App LinkedIn Adds Mobile Profile Editing to Its App

LinkedIn today announced the launch of what it call the most requested feature for its mobile app. Users will now be able to edit their profile from within the LinkedIn app. More specifically, users will be able to update their …

Now You Can Use PayPal To Pay For Parking Now You Can Use PayPal To Pay For Parking

PayPal announced today that people in 20 cities can now pay for parking using the Parkmobile app via their PayPal accounts. The app is already in use by over 4 million people in 250 cities. Now PayPal can get in …

Peter Moylneux’s Cube-Tapping App Launches Today Peter Moylneux’s Cube-Tapping App Launches Today

Peter Moylneux’s 22Cans game studio today released a mobile game that can be considered more social experiment than game. Curiosity is a game about tapping a giant cube. The tapping serves to chip away at the cube and reveal the …

Google Opens Mobile App Analytics Up To All Google Opens Mobile App Analytics Up To All
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In June, Google introduced Mobile App Analytics in closed beta. At the time, the company said it would be opening up the beta in waves. I guess the final tidal wave is upon us, as Google announced today that it …

Microsoft Office 2013 Coming to iOS, Android Next Year [RUMOR] Microsoft Office 2013 Coming to iOS, Android Next Year [RUMOR]

Back in May of this year, a Microsoft source leaked the info that the full Office 2013 suite would be coming to Android and iOS platforms in November. Now, it appears that deadline may have been pushed back and the …

LinkedIn Mobile Apps Get Company Pages, More Notifications LinkedIn Mobile Apps Get Company Pages, More Notifications
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LinkedIn has launched some updates for its iPhone, Android and iPad apps. In a post on the LinkedIn blog, Joff Redfern writes, “1year, 21 days ago we launched an entirely new LinkedIn mobile experience for iPhone, Android, and the mobile …

Fantasy Football: Check Out These New Features From Yahoo Fantasy Football: Check Out These New Features From Yahoo

Yahoo announced that it has some new features for fantasy football this year. This is the company’s fifteenth year of offering fantasy football, and they’re offering fans the ability to make money by competing in the Yahoo Pro Leagues, which …

WWE Mobile App Gives Fans Exclusive Content During Monday Night Raw WWE Mobile App Gives Fans Exclusive Content During Monday Night Raw
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WWE has launched a new mobile app for iOS and Android, giving fans access to to a “second screen TV companion experience,” which activates during Monday Night Raw. The app features live polls and content during that time. The app …

If You Like Instagram For Photos, Check Out Ptch For Videos If You Like Instagram For Photos, Check Out Ptch For Videos

I think it’s safe to say that Instagram has been a pretty successful hit. In addition to the millions of users it has attracted, it was acquired by Facebook for a billion dollars. Now, there’s a new iPhone app, which …