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4 thoughtful Tinder alternatives for finding love in Asia

SINGAPORE — Online dating is booming across Asia, and Tinder is far from being the only option.<p>According to a survey, half of Singaporeans in 2013 …

Salesforce launches SalesforceIQ for Sales Cloud and for Small Business

Salesforce today announced new products based on the technology it picked up through last year’s RelateIQ acquisition: SalesforceIQ for Small Business, a smart “relationship intelligence” application aimed at small and medium-sized businesses, and SalesforceIQ for Sales Cloud, an integration with …

Small Business

Moodnotes for iOS is a journaling app that could replace your therapist

I’ve always been a fan of journaling. I find it great for venting and gaining perspective on things, as well as enjoying jotting down random thoughts and ideas. So when I heard about Moodnotes, a new app for iOS that aims to track your moods and feelings through journaling, I felt compelled to give …

Olio Model One: A Smartwatch More Rare than the Gold Apple Watch Edition

The gold versions of the Apple Watch may be rare and stocked only in select Apple Retail stores, but there is another smartwatch that is only available to a few well-connected owners: the Olio Model One smartwatch. The first batch of 1,000 Olio watches sold out quickly and now Olio is making a …

Smartwatches

Match Group Buys PlentyOfFish For $575M To Bag More Singles

A spot of consolidation in the online dating space today, with Match Group, the subsidiary of Tinder and OkCupid owner IAC, announcing it has agreed to acquire PlentyOfFish (POF) for $575 million in cash. Match Group said it expects the transaction to close early in the fourth quarter, pending …

Want Google’s Cardboard VR Headset? OnePlus Is Giving Them Away For Free, If You Pay Shipping

Since about 10 seconds after Google launched its do-it-yourself Cardboard virtual reality headset, other companies have been selling pre-made clones — and Google is totally fine with that.<p>(Wondering WTF “Cardboard” is? The short version: it’s a virtual reality headset that uses your phone as the …

Google My Maps getting greater exposure with new Drive quick-access button

Google’s My Maps product was launched all the way back in 2007 and still isn’t very well known, but it’s a really cool service for Apps customers and it’s receiving even more attention now with a quick-access button inside Google Drive.<p>What My Maps does is make it super simple to create custom maps …

Google Drive

GifLab brings super-simple GIF creation to your iPhone

With Facebook finally rolling out support for GIFs, now’s the perfect time for you to up your GIF game. Thankfully, a new app that’s ideal for creating DIY animated snaps has arrived.<p>That app is GifLab, and it claims to be the “easiest way to create GIFs on your iOS device”.<p>Created by Museworks, …

Apps

How to (really) find a job overseas

I’ve been working overseas for nearly 2 years now. I write this post from once again another country I never thought I would wind up in (Qatar) and I …

10 Helpful Websites for Protecting Your Photography Copyrights

Being a photographer in the digital age presents a number of excellent advantages along with a collection of new concerns. Sharing your images with …

Send Maps directions in Chrome to your Android phone

In a hurry to get somewhere but need directions? Now you can send the directions to your Android phone before you even leave home or the office.<p>It's dangerous to look up directions while you're driving or biking. Voice input can help ease the burden of typing in an address to Google Maps, but it's …

Android News

The 'Man Who Flies For Free' says these are the 3 best websites for airline deals

Keyes has become so gifted at landing supercheap tickets and getting the most out of his frequent-flier miles that he has booked an epic world trip that spans 13 countries, 20,000 miles, and 21 flights — all free.<p>He told Business Insider his process was a "labor of love" and that he enjoyed finding …

Turn your iPad into a floating screen with the HoverBar

With Twelve South's HoverBar 3, you can attach your iPad to the side of your desktop, or use it as a substitute laptop.<p>The HoverBar comes with fit clips so that you can use it with an iPad Air, iPad Mini, or generation 2 through 4 iPads.<p><b>The HoverBar 3: $99.99.</b><p>If you're looking for a cheaper …

Review: Aircharge Qi wireless charging case for iPhone 6 (and 5/5s)

As a founding member of the Wires Are Evil club, I’ve been waiting impatiently for wide-area wireless charging, where any device on a desk or within a certain area of a room is wirelessly charged. That still seems a way off yet.<p>A good halfway house would be inductive charging powerful enough to …

Mobile Technology

Dropbox Is Testing An Online Note-Taking Service With “Project Composer”

It appears that Dropbox is bringing back HackPad, the collaborative documents service the company acquired a year ago. The Y Combinator-backed startup had grown to become a popular tool for taking quick notes at conferences, events, as well as in the classroom, due to its simple design, ease of …

Adobe’s Slate Is A Visual Storytelling App For The iPad

With Slate, Adobe is launching a new text- and photo-centric storytelling app for the iPad today.<p>About a year ago, Adobe launched Voice, its first standalone storytelling app that lets users record their own stories and then illustrate them with images (the Voice app is also getting an update …

When Is the Cheapest Time to Fly Internationally?

Whether you're heading to the romantic cobblestone towns of Europe, the bustling cityscapes of Asia, the wild backcountry of Africa or somewhere else entirely, this breakdown of the most important points to remember when booking international flights from the United States is a must read. It's been …

The 5 Best iPhone Apps of the Week

It seems like hundreds of new iPhone apps pop up every week, but which ones should you bother trying? We explored the App Store and found some apps …

7 Google Flights Tricks That Are Better Than Any Travel Agent

And cheaper, too!<p>Chances are you’re familiar with Google Flights. The travel search engine does everything you assume it would, like locate flights based on your ideal outbound time, inbound time and number of stops. After all, it’s the same technology that powers both KAYAK and Orbitz.<p>The site …

Google Flights

Rockbot’s Jukebox App Can Automatically Add Songs When You Walk Into The Room

When you walk into a bar, restaurant, or other venue with Rockbot, the virtual jukebox can now add one of your favorite songs to the playlist without any effort on your part.<p>Backed by Universal Music Group, Google Ventures, and others, Rockbot actually got its start at San Francisco’s Bar Basic, …

Jailbreak superstar Comex is working on a Cydia alternative

Since the very earliest days of jailbreaking, Cydia has been the go-to source for jailbreak-specific tweaks and apps. What makes tweaks work is the Cydia Substrate, low-level software written by Cydia founder Saurik that lets third-party programmers hook into the iOS operating system in ways not …

Capital One Acquires Budgeting App Level Money

Capital One has acquired San Francisco-based money management app, Level Money, the companies are announcing this morning. The app, which is focused on allowing consumers to keep track of their spendable cash and savings, had 700,000 users at the time of the acquisition, and has helped its …

23 of the best new photo and video apps launched in 2014

The year 2014 saw a literal explosion of photo and video apps for iOS, Android and even for the desktop — many with their own unique niche or angle. Some are easy to learn and use while others focused on complex maneuvers best accomplished with a quality camera and a learning curve.<p>Here some of the …

Google's cloud picks up business from Amazon customers Airbnb, Netflix, & Rovio (updated)

<i>Updated at 5:44 p.m. Pacific on Wednesday with clarifications about Airbnb’s usage of the Google Cloud Platform.</i><p>SAN FRANCISCO — If you’re looking for proof that Google’s public cloud is taking off, well, Google’s got you covered.<p>During the company’s Google Cloud Platform Live event, Google cited …