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Facebook Introduces New Shortcut For Mobile Payments Facebook Introduces New Shortcut For Mobile Payments

After a few disappointing weeks without much in the way of major updates, Facebook explodes onto the scene with a huge Operation Developer Love update. There are four major updates coming to the Facebook platform today that developers will want …

eBay For Android Gets Significant Update [Updated] eBay For Android Gets Significant Update [Updated]
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Update: eBay has reportedly recalled this version fo the app, following numerous complaints of connectivity issues. eBay revealed its new logo today, but the company has also launched an update to its Android app. Here’s the new features, as listed …

Facebook for iOS Is Now a 4-Star App Thanks to Update Facebook for iOS Is Now a 4-Star App Thanks to Update
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For many, many moons Facebook’s iOS app was maligned as one of the worst apps from a major company in the App Store. While it was at least functional (at times), people had a point. It was slow, clunky, and …

Facebook For BlackBerry Gets An Upgrade Facebook For BlackBerry Gets An Upgrade

The Facebook for BlackBerry smartphones app got a new update with some aesthetic improvements, as well as birthday and event-related enhancements. “One of the first differences you’ll notice in the upgraded version is updated icons,” says RIM in a blog …

Google Makes Chrome For Android More Secure Google Makes Chrome For Android More Secure

Chrome for Android just got an update, which Google says makes the browser safer. Google software engineer Jay Civelli explains in a blog post, “This release strengthens Chrome for Android’s sandbox technology, which helps ensure malicious mobile websites are contained …

Mobile And Social Are The New Frontiers Of Cybercrime Mobile And Social Are The New Frontiers Of Cybercrime
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Cybercrime is perhaps the most devastating, yet most preventable, form of crime. Victims can have their lives utterly destroyed by a hacker. Those same victims often share a part in the blame because it could have been easily prevented by …

Google Adds Dynamic Views To Blogger Blogs On Mobile Google Adds Dynamic Views To Blogger Blogs On Mobile

Google announced that it is bringing the Dynamic Views feature of Blogger to the mobile version of the company’s blogging platform. This is the feature Google launched last year, which lets users view blogs in different format-styles. Here’s a refresher, …

Google Gives Advertisers Skippable TrueView Format On Mobile Google Gives Advertisers Skippable TrueView Format On Mobile
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Google announced today that it is now offering advertisers its TrueView in-stream video ad format for mobile devices. TrueView ads are cost-per-view. Advertisers only pay when viewers actively select their videos or choose to continue watching them, once they’re first …

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 …

Pinterest Mobile Apps Should Lead To More Users, Sales And Brand Engagement Pinterest Mobile Apps Should Lead To More Users, Sales And Brand Engagement

It’s remarkable how Pinterest has been able to gain such traction in the social media space with such dominant forces like Facebook and Twitter to compete with, although rather than directly competing, Pinterest has managed to use Facebook and Twitter …

Pinterest Finally Gets Android, iOS Apps Pinterest Finally Gets Android, iOS Apps

Finally, after all the hype that has surrounded Pinterest, it actually has mobile apps for Android and iOS (iPhone and iPad versions). It’s pretty impressive that the social network has been able to gain so much traction without such apps, …

Google Maps Gives Live Traffic Updates To A Lot More Cities Google Maps Gives Live Traffic Updates To A Lot More Cities
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Google is beefing up its live traffic feature of Google Maps. The company initially launched it in 2008, but the list of cities that actually could take advantage of the feature left a bit to be desired. For many, that …

Spotify Free Radio Comes To Android Spotify Free Radio Comes To Android

When Spotify launched its free radio service for iOS last month, they said that an Android version was definitely on the way. Now, just over a month later, Android users can now enjoy Spotify’s version of Pandora-like radio for free …

What Google Now Can Teach You About Reaching Your Customers What Google Now Can Teach You About Reaching Your Customers
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At Google I/O last month, Google revealed what could be the beginning of the future of how you use Google . Google Now was revealed as one of several prongs in a shift in mobile search strategy that Google has …

Dept. of Treasury Mobile App Contest Taps Facebook, Google Employees To Judge Dept. of Treasury Mobile App Contest Taps Facebook, Google Employees To Judge
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The U.S. Department of Treasury is sponsoring a mobile app contest, all in the hopes that some citizen ideas will “allow consumers to search for and access financial products on demand, manage their finances, and set and stick to financial …

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 …

Excited About Firefox OS? Start Testing It Now Excited About Firefox OS? Start Testing It Now
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Mozilla is officially getting into the OS business early next year with Firefox OS, the new name for the long-time coming Boot 2 Gecko project. The operating system will run on smartphones and be entirely dependent upon HTML5 for all …

Is Instagram Moving Toward A True Web Experience? Is Instagram Moving Toward A True Web Experience?

Instagram is and has always been a mobile platform. Their iOS and Android apps, though incredibly popular, are really the only ways for users to interact with the network. Basically, what I’m saying is if you rely too much on …

Hopefully, Facebook’s Acquisition Of Spool Will Help Out That “Improved” iOS App We’ve Been Hearing About Hopefully, Facebook’s Acquisition Of Spool Will Help Out That “Improved” iOS App We’ve Been Hearing About

Over the weekend, Facebook acquired Spool, makers of the popular Spool apps fro iOS and Android. Spool, on the surface, is basically an app that allows users to store web content for offline viewing – that includes text, audio, and …

Facebook Timeline For Pages Slowly Rolls Out On Mobile Facebook Timeline For Pages Slowly Rolls Out On Mobile

It looks like pages are soon going to be able to showcase their carefully-constructed Timelines on mobile devices, as they appear to be slowly rolling out across the network. I haven’t seen any changes, as pages on both my iOS …

Amazing Alex Arrives On iOS, Android

Rovio’s followup to Angry Birds, the Rube Goldberg-themed game Amazing Alex, is now live on iTunes and Google Play. For those of you with thick skulls, that means you should go download it – asap. In case you need a …