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Is Amazon Good or Bad For Small Businesses? Is Amazon Good or Bad For Small Businesses?
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Amazon has pissed off a lot of small businesses. I’m not even going to get into all of the Internet tax stuff, but earlier this month, the company launched an app. The app is called Price Check, and it allows …

Urbanspoon Update Includes New “Dineline” Feature Urbanspoon Update Includes New “Dineline” Feature

Urbanspoon, the popular mobile app for restaurant discovery is getting a new “personal dining timeline” feature called Dineline. “As you know, Urbanspoon has always been a great way for you to find your next favorite restaurant,” a spokesperson for Ubranspoon …

Google Goggles Gets An Upgrade on Android Google Goggles Gets An Upgrade on Android
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Google announced some improvements to Google Goggles for Android with a new update it’s made available for all Android devices – version 1.7. The new features include: continuous mode, improved text recognition, and contributed results. “Continuous mode is a quick …

Galaxy Nexus Won’t Get Google Wallet, At Least Right Away Galaxy Nexus Won’t Get Google Wallet, At Least Right Away
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Update: 9to5Google is sharing a new statement from Verizon: Recent reports that Verizon is blocking Google Wallet on our devices are false. Verizon does not block applications. Google Wallet is different from other widely-available m-commerce services. Google Wallet does not …

Free Text Messaging App From Yahoo: Hub Free Text Messaging App From Yahoo: Hub
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Were you just thinking to yourself: “I wish there were an easier way to have conversations from my phone?” If so, Yahoo claims to have the solution with its mobile app Hub, which comes with the tagline: “conversations made easy”. …

Path 2 Launches to High Praise, Complaints About Bugs on Android Path 2 Launches to High Praise, Complaints About Bugs on Android
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Mobile sharing app Path has launched a new version, which it has dubbed the “smart journal”. It has a bunch of new features designed to make sharing )of thoughts, music, people you’re with, photos and videos) easier. Here’s the promo …

SoundCloud Gets iPad App SoundCloud Gets iPad App

SoundCloud launched an iPad app today, not doubt making a lot of iPad users very happy. With the app, users can create, record and promote their music and sounds on the fly. “While maximizing native iPad capabilities like multi-touch and …

Google Wallet Launches (Officially) Google Wallet Launches (Officially)
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Update: Google has now gone ahead and officially announced the launch of Google Wallet, complete with another video. Google VP of Payments Osama Bedier writes: We’ve been testing it extensively, and today we’re releasing the first version of the app …

Yahoo Livestand to Launch This Fall Yahoo Livestand to Launch This Fall

Last week, one of the hot topics was that Google is working on a Flipboard competitor, which is reportedly called Propeller. AOL launched one in Editions last month. Well, you may recall that Yahoo announced one earlier this year called …

Gowalla to Become More About Content, Less About Check-Ins Gowalla to Become More About Content, Less About Check-Ins

Gowalla announced that it is going in a new direction today at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference. Gowalla, which began as a check-in app, now views check-ins as “transactional”. The company says it wanted to do something faster, more connected and …

iOS Blogger App Launched iOS Blogger App Launched
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Google announced a new Blogger app for iOS, which lets bloggers write new blog posts and publish them from their iPhones or iPod Touches. “With the Blogger app, you can write a new blog post and publish it immediately or …

LinkedIn Mobile Gets an Update LinkedIn Mobile Gets an Update

LinkedIn says its mobile page views have gone up by 400% year-over-year, making it the fastest-growing service it offers. With that, the company is making improvements to its mobile experience. “With our experience building apps that meet the needs of …

Google Catalogs for iPad Google Catalogs for iPad

Google has announced the launch of a new iPad app called Google Catalogs, which brings users access to a variety of popular catalogs to one place, digitally. Businesses that offer catalogs can get their own added as well. “For years, …

Facebook Messenger App Launches with Group Chat Facebook Messenger App Launches with Group Chat
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Facebook has announced a new mobile app called Messenger. The app, which the company says will be available today for iPhone and Android, is a standalone app – separate from Facebook’s regular mobile app. It would appear that the app …

Google+ Android App Gets Update, Site Attracts 25 Million Users Google+ Android App Gets Update, Site Attracts 25 Million Users
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According to comScore research, as reported by Reuters, Google+ has attracted 25 million users, making it the fastest site to achieve such a number. The firm says Google+ had 25 million uniques as of July 24, growing at about a …

Groupon Now Comes to Foursquare Groupon Now Comes to Foursquare
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Groupon and Foursquare have teamed up to bring Groupon Now deals to Foursquare users. It’s been known that the two companies were working together, but now users (and businesses) can reap the benefits. “Groupon Now!, our real-time deal platform, continues …

Google+ for iPhone Comes with Bugs and Complaints Google+ for iPhone Comes with Bugs and Complaints

Google launched the iPhone app for Google+ this week, but users have been having a lot of trouble with it. Punit Soni, Lead Product Manager for Google+ Mobile has been talking about the issues with users on Google+. Here are …

Netflix Now Available for More Android Devices Netflix Now Available for More Android Devices

Finally, some good news from Netflix. I’ve been using Netflix for years, and some it’s pained me to have to report on various stories about the company recently: an ill-received redesign, a price hike, and an outage. Now, my phone …

Google+ for iPhone Now Available Google+ for iPhone Now Available
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The Google+ iPhone app has hit the App Store. At 11:44 AM, Vic Gundotra, who has led the Google+ Project, posted an update on Google+ saying, “iPhone, meet Google+…Share just the right stuff, with just the right circles This app …

Facebook for iPad on the Way Facebook for iPad on the Way
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Facebook, while seemingly omnipresent across devices, and certainly accessible on an iPad, has never had a proper iPad app. It looks like it will soon, however. The New York Times is reporting, citing “people briefed on Facebook’s plans” that Facebook …

Yahoo Does App Search Yahoo Does App Search

Who says Yahoo doesn’t care about search anymore? The company has introduced two new ways to search for mobile apps: Yahoo App Search for the PC and the AppSpot mobile app for iPhone and Android. On Yahoo’s Yodel Anecdotal blog, …