The world of apps is changing quickly and this makes app making a very exciting but nerve wracking business to be in. Every week there are new libraries, frameworks and platforms to assess and learn. with
Joining the Android camera app fun, Sony has released its “Background defocus” app for Xperia phones on the Google Play Store. The app helps blur the background of an image and simulates greater focus
Debates are raging about whether big data still holds the promise that was expected or whether it was just a big bust. The failure of the much-hyped Google Flu Trends to accurately predict peak flu levels
Readdle, the developer behind popular Calendar apps for iPhone and iPad, today updated both its free Calendars by Readdle and the $2.99 Calendars 5 with a number of notable new features. First up, both
Seedcamp-backed startup Qamine has today announced that it’s given itself the far catchier new name of Codacy and launched in private beta. It offers an automated code review tool for developers that monitors
The eternal startup question “Android or iOS first?” grows ever thornier, with news that Android’s market share exceeds 80%. But never mind the managers and non-technical founders: what do developers!
Ovuline, a company that uses big data and machine learning to address women’s health issues, has launched its Ovia Pregnancy app for iOS devices, which it says is smarter than the average pregnancy tracker.
In a business world increasingly ruled by computer algorithms, you might not guess that one of the biggest pain points for organizations large and small has nothing to do with computer code. It has to
If you’re studying math or science, you are probably pretty familiar with Wolfram Alpha as a tool for figuring out complicated equations. That makes it a pretty good tool for cheating, but not necessarily
Loop is a new mobile payments startup making some fairly big claims. The company says it has invented a technology that lets you pay with your phone at nearly any point-of-sale across the U.S., without
Getting a book published used to require something called “an agent” who talked to a “publishing house” who, in turn, hired a “printer” to make a “hardback” or “paperback” version of your words. Tablo.io
It’s dark days for email marketing. Gmail’s new tabbed filters are hiding messages from brands. Email promotions have to be highly personalized in order for opens to equal clicks and conversions. TellApart
As evidenced by sonogram photos posted to Facebook and the apparent popularity of “ultrasound parties,” pregnancy is a time ripe for sharing. A new startup called BabyWatch is taking those moments digital
On my last trip overseas I decided to print out my boarding pass. I know, there are lots of ways to board digitally. I can show my QR-Code boarding pass thingy and scan it myself at the counter. But the
Japan will get its first-ever mobile-based virtual prepaid card service offered by carrier NTT Docomo and Visa from tomorrow onward, the two companies announced today. The docomo Kouza Visa Prepaid service
GM Voices is nestled on a rolling, leafy road in Alpharetta, Georgia, an affluent suburb of Atlanta. A recording studio specializing in voice-over work, it produces narration for corporate training videos,