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Lynxsy Launches A Mobile Recruitment App For Job Hunters

With planned layoffs sinking to a 14-year low and employment surging, the job market in America seems to have finally crawled back from the darkest days of the Great Recession.<p>And as the jobs market heats up, a whole host of apps have launched with new ways to help recent grads and current …

Lenka Black & White Camera App is Free for One Week

Come and get it! Lenka, the new black & white camera app for iOS — regularly available for $2.99 on the App Store — is free for the next week to celebrate 100,000 downloads. Free access begins now and ends on October 7.<p>Lenka is the brainchild of visual artist and photographer Kevin Abosch, and it …

Apple Watch introduction video updated with tweaked hardware and UI elements

Apple re-uploaded its Apple Watch introduction video to YouTube today with a few small changes to the design of the device. It seems the company’s initial renders of the watch were not as accurate as they could have been, as the new version—which also appears on Apple.com now—sports a noticeably …

Netflix's first original movie will be a sequel to 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon'

Netflix has made original, exclusive TV shows like <i>House of Cards</i> and <i>Orange is the New Black</i> a major part of its content strategy over the last few years, and now the company has a new piece of the puzzle to unveil. According to <i>Deadline</i> and <i>Variety</i>, Netflix will release the sequel to Ang Lee's …

Learn-to-code boot camps open doors for talented graduates

Coding boot camps, which generally focus on Ruby on Rails and front-end coding languages like HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, say they have job placement rates north of 90 percent. These intensive programs are generally selective and expensive. But do they really deliver results that justify their costs?<p>…

Robinhood Raises $13M To Democratize Stock Market With Zero-Commission Trading App

Half a million people have already signed up for Robinhood‘s unlaunched zero-fee stock trading service. Now the startup has raised $13 million to hire talent to make its app totally secure so it can start adding people from its private beta waitlist.<p>Unlike competitors E*Trade and Scottrade that …

Marketing Tools for Any Self-Publishing Authors

Once you’ve got an intention, move onto your audience. Who are they? Why will they care? Where do they currently get their information from?<p>If you don’t know who your audience is, consider this:<p>Why did you write the book?<br>• What do you want people to get from it?<br>• Why would those people be motivated to …

Top 10 Secret Features of iOS 8

Every time Apple releases a new version of iOS, they include a handful of cool hidden features they don't usually cover in the press conference. This …

Apple releases Xcode 6.0.1 to the App Store, seeds new OS X Server Preview for developers

Alongside the iOS 8 kerfuffle, Apple has posted some new downloads for developers too. OS X Server 4.0 Developer Preview is the latest seed of Yosemite Server and Xcode 6.0.1 is the latest version of the Apple IDE. Xcode 6.0.1 is the version of Apple’s development environment that Apple wants all …

Three tips for Safari on iOS 8

Navigating around the web on a mobile device is how most of us view the websites throughout the day. As such, Safari is a crucial app on iOS, and one that needs to keep evolving with each update. With iOS 8, Apple has added some key features across it's iOS lineup, as well as specific to the iPhone …

Michael Pachter: Microsoft is preparing for life after the Xbox

Enjoying your new console? Well, Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter thinks it’ll soon be obsolete, and he thinks that Xbox maker Microsoft knows it.<p>Speaking this morning with moderator Geoff Keighley at our GamesBeat 2014 in San Francisco, Pachter explained why he thought Microsoft would …

Phone Firewall Identifies Rogue Cell Towers Trying to Intercept Your Calls

Rogue cell phone towers can track your phone and intercept your calls, and it's only a matter of time before they're as ubiquitous as GPS trackers. …

YouTube now lets you tip your favorite video makers

If you've been itching to tip YouTube video producers, you'll be glad to know that you can finally reward those people for their hard work: the Fan Funding feature has launched in Australia, Japan, Mexico and the US. If a video host sets up a virtual tip jar, you can use your Google Wallet account …

20 best iPhone and iPad apps and games this week

It’s time for our weekly roundup of the best new iPhone and iPad apps and games to have emerged on Apple’s App Store.<p>As ever, prices are correct at the time of writing, but may have changed by the time you read this. (Free + IAP) means in-app purchases are used within the app.<p>Want more apps? Browse …

Apple Reveals Common Reasons for App Rejections on New Developer Page

Apple has posted a new page on its developer website (via <i>Cult of Mac)</i> outlining reasons why it rejects apps from the App Store, giving tips on how to better prepare an app for a review. The page also gives the top ten reasons for app rejections during the 7-day period ending last week:<p><b>Top 10</b> …

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Whether you’re working, shopping or socializing online, your Web activity should always be private, secure and safe from hackers and identity thieves. With VPN Unlimited, you can count on total security online, across your devices, and with no compromise on speed or bandwidth.<p>VPN Unlimited lets you …

TCL FS4610R (Roku TV) review: A better smart TV for the best price - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The TCL FS4610R series Roku TV delivers the simplest, slickest, most comprehensive smart-TV experience on the market. Its superb user interface puts apps and streaming video on the same plane as regular TV. It's also less expensive than just about any other smart TV.<p><b>The Bad</b> Mediocre …

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Leap Motion wants to be a window to the real world for VR headsets

See virtual worlds, your actual limbs, and now pizza<p>One of the best features of VR headsets also happens to be one of its greatest shortcomings. Headsets are designed so that you can't see anything else, making games incredibly immersive. Yet it also means that interacting with the real world …

How To Build A Large Following On Google Plus (And Why You Should)

Google Plus is the Rodney Dangerfield of social networks: “it don’t get no respect.” I used to have little interest in it myself until I started experimenting with it earlier this year, and now I am duly impressed. In my case, I don’t use it for personal purposes, but as another unique social …

VideoDubber Auto-Dubs Your Videos

English may have become the default <i>lingua franca</i> of many facets of the Web, but the fact remains that most people online speak a language other than English as their native tongue.<p>For content producers, the myriad of different languages can be a headache, as it’s costly to reproduce words – spoken …

New smartphone chip will beam high-definition holograms as early as 2015

Just imagine: a smartphone that projects 3D holograms into thin-air. If you can wait until the end of next year, and if you can believe the claims being made by a well-funded company called Ostendo, then your next handset could be capable of just that. Thanks to breakthroughs by the Californian …