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inMarket lets specific brands, not just retailers, target shoppers using iBeacons in-store

inMarket, an in-store marketing platform that recently started rolling out iBeacons to retailers, today announced an interesting new twist for the platform: the first consumer packaged goods brand to take advantage of iBeacons in a retail environment. That means that rather than the retailer …

Bubble app lets you discover real world items linked to the web w/ iBeacons

Bubble, a new app launching this week, is about to make it super easy for anyone to link real world items to websites using Apple’s new iBeacon Bluetooth LE technology. Up until now retailers, event planners, and more have been using iBeacons in order to send relevant notifications to users in …

Lithium Unveils First Plans For Klout: Pop-Up Communities And A Klout Score For Products

If you’re wondering what Lithium Technologies is going to do with Klout, the social influence measurement startup that it acquired earlier this year, the company is giving its first real hints today at its LiNC user conference in San Francisco.<p>I spoke to Chief Product Officer Tapan Bhat in advance …

Whistle, The ‘FitBit For Dogs’, Adds GPS Features To Make Sure You Never Lose Your Pet

The “Internet of Things” has made it easy to keep track of lots of things, from where you parked your car to where you left your phone. And now Whistle, the San Francisco startup that’s become known in recent months for its somewhat silly sounding (but apparently quite handy) “FitBit for dogs” …

New Tunepics Social Network Is Like Instagram With A Soundtrack

Tunepics<p>Tunepics - Mood<p>Tunepics - Feed<p>Tunepics - Filters<p>Tunepics - Choose song<p>Tunepics - Add emotion<p>Tunepics - Profile<p>Tunepics - The feed<p>If you mashed up Instagram with music tracks, what would you get? A timeline of pictures from friends with evocative soundtracks that stimulate the ears as well …

How Do You Win The Mobile Wallet War? Be Like Starbucks.

Your money is going mobile. Everyone, from Apple, Amazon, Google, eBay, Square not to mention Visa and MasterCard wants a piece. And for good reason–as I wrote previously– research firm Gartner estimates that mobile payments will top $720 billion a year by 2017, up from $235 billion last year. The …

Why Telegram has become the hottest messaging app in the world

Secret messages and advanced cryptography pose a challenge to WhatsApp<p>When WhatsApp went down for four hours this weekend, nearly 5 million people signed up for messaging service Telegram. The app skyrocketed to the top of the App Store charts, and is now the top free app in 46 countries from …

Clickdrive Is One On-Board Device To Rule All Your Driving Apps

Clickdrive wants to be the first open platform device that connects all driving apps and aftermarket monitors. The small black box, which plugs into an adapter under your steering wheel, lets you run several apps simultaneously from your smartphone, directly on the device itself, or on Clickdrive’s …

Neue Beauty-App – Wie schädlich sind unsere Kosmetika? - Mode & Beauty - Bild.de

<b>Duftstoffe, Konservierungsmittel und Emulgatoren: Der Gesetzgeber bewertet die Inhaltsstoffe unserer Kosmetik-Produkte als sicher. Die Entwickler der</b> …

The Reviews Are In: Android Apps Outshone iOS Apps In 2013

A year ago, we could say with certainty that users preferred iOS apps to similar or equivalent Android apps, because we had the data to prove it. Now the 2013 results are in … and this time Android apps have walked away with the affections of users.<p>Last year, the mobile-testing company uTest used …

Global Smartphone Shipments

Last year the number of smartphones shipped worldwide passed 1 billion for the first time, according to IDC, a research firm. In 2010 the four leading smartphone vendors, Nokia, Research In Motion (now BlackBerry), Apple and Samsung, represented four different operating systems. Nokia has since not …

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Apple Said To Be Focusing On Health With iOS 8 And iWatch, Following Exec Meeting With FDA

Apple’s plans for iOS 8 focus on redefining health tracking via mobile devices, according to a new report from 9to5Mac, which has a terrific track record when it comes to rumors it has sourced itself. The report details a new marquee application coming in iOS 8 called “Healthbook” that monitors all …

Inside Is A New Indoor-Location Platform That Uses Your Phone’s Camera To Figure Where In The Mall You Are

Inside is a new indoor positioning technology, being launched today in beta by Israeli startup Shopcloud, that claims to be able to locate a smartphone user to within a meter (or less) of where they’re wandering under cover.<p>The system relies on existing smartphone hardware, such as the camera and …

Paper Now Available For iOS In The US, And It Could Be A Facebook Replacement

Facebook’s new standalone app Paper is now available for download on iOS to everyone in the US, and it’s more than just a content reader. Paper has messages, notifications, search, and a completely redesigned profile.<p>When I asked the team leaders behind Paper if they still used the old one, product …