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Strava Run becomes the first app to take advantage of the iPhone 5S 'motion coprocessor'

Strava Run was updated today, making it the first fitness app to hit the iOS App Store that takes advantage of the M7 "motion coprocessor" found inside of the new iPhone 5S. The M7 chip continuously measures an iPhone's accelerometer, compass, and gyroscope, and the app uses it to automatically …

Latest PS4 screenshots show gradual evolution, new mobile app

It was shortly after Sony's February announcement of the PlayStation 4 that the company provided a first look at the user interface of its next-gen console. Since then, Sony's been iterating steadily, making small changes here and there, but the latest batch of screenshots reveals a reassuringly …

Amazon’s Kindle Fire HDX tablets pose real threat to iPad dominance

Amazon's new HDX tablets are a huge technological leap beyond last year's models, but are still priced aggressively.<p>Amazon's first trick was selling a tablet so cheap, it was hard not to buy it, despite the shortcomings. Amazon's next trick was to build a second, larger tablet, to show it could …

Gear & Gadgets

Team Task Management App Flow Gets A Huge Overhaul. Still Stunning.

I’m The Next Web’s resident productivity geek. I have a relentless obsession for finding the best tools to get things done; ironically, it’s quite often at the expense of actually getting things done.<p>In my hunt for the end of the ‘productivity rainbow’ however, one product has always been held in …

Forget the Specs and Buy a Smartphone Based on the Experience

For many years, high-end smartphones were judged and critiqued based predominantly on their specs. It’s understandable, given that hardware leaps used to have such a noticeable impact on their performance. Each new release was faster and more powerful than the last.<p>So when Motorola finally revealed …

Samsung Opens Up Mobile Devices to Developers to Make Them More Attractive to Businesses

Aiming to further its pitch to businesses, Samsung is looking to create an ecosystem of developers building specialized products and services around …

Mobile

Carriers Increasingly Open To Working With Mobile Messaging Startups, Research Finds

Carriers haven’t typically been friendly with startups, especially over-the-top messaging players that circumvent native phone comms — viewing them as thieves of traditional voice and SMS revenues, as indeed (from the carrier perspective) they are. But the bad old days of telcos barring and …

U.S. cable company turns to a three-year-old startup to solve its Netflix problems

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: ollyy<p>Mediacom, the eight largest cable company in the U.S. has signed a deal to establish what are basically edge …

Target goes head-to-head with iTunes and Amazon with launch of 'Ticket' video service

Target Ticket, the US retailer's video-on-demand offering, has today launched to the public. After months of beta testing, Target Ticket is now live with a catalog of over 30,000 movies and more than 50 episodes of "next-day TV." There's no signup fee or monthly subscription for Target's instant …

Evernote will digitize your Post-it notes with new 3M partnership

Evernote and 3M are teaming to bring Post-It notes into the digital world. According to <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>, the two companies are set to announce new software on Thursday that will allow users to store and organize photos of their Post-its. The <i>Journal</i> doesn't make it clear as to whether or not …

Solving the Mystery Around the New Facebook-PayPal Partnership

Facebook and PayPal have been partners in some way for over three years now, ever since Facebook started accepting PayPal as a funding source for the …

FinTech

Target Launches Its First Subscription-Based E-Commerce Service, Focus For Now Is Baby-Care Items

As Amazon’s online business continues to cut into traditional retailers’ revenues, Target today makes a move to fight back. The Minneapolis-headquartered retailer has just launched a pilot program for subscription-based commerce called Target Subscriptions. Initially, the service is focused on new …

Joeffice, an open source office suite one developer built in 30 days

Don't like Microsoft Office? Just build your own office suite—this guy did.<p>Software developer Anthony Goubard may be one of the most ambitious DIYers …