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5 Things Every Beginning Android App Developer Should Know

<i>Gil Dudkiewicz is the CEO of StartApp, a mobile advertising platform.</i><p>The world has entered a mobile age, and the app industry is booming as a result. Worth $53 billion in 2012, the global app economy is expected to grow to $143 billion by 2016. Everyone wants a piece of the digital pie, but few …

Sooner Than You Think, We Will Connect To The Cloud Directly From Our Brains

In his TED talk, Google’s Ray Kurzweil announces that 20 years from now, “thinking will grow exponentially” as human brains interface with computers.<p>Have you ever approached someone important, but only had three seconds to think of something clever to say? Today, companies tout the ability to …

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Can You Keep a Secret? This App Hopes Not

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Attention liars, cheaters, degenerates, squealers, and all around terrible people: the Secret app …

Goggles Bring Virtual Reality Closer To Your Living Room

Going back to ancient times, the aim of storytellers has been to immerse us in an experience — of another place, time or point of view. This past week at the South by Southwest film, music and technology conferences in Austin, storytellers and great technologists showed off new ways to take us …

Do Without Your Phone For Just A Minute And Improve Someone’s Water

UNICEF’s innovative new campaign gets smartphone addicts engaged in clean water issues by challenging them to simply disengage.<p>For technology addicts, doing without a phone can be trying, even just for a minute. But as part of a new fundraising challenge, the sacrifice may be worth the effort. …

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Vodafone Offers Encrypted SIM Cards In Germany

Drug dealers, pimps and other criminals should be getting excited right now, of they live in Germany at least – their burner phones are about to get a whole lot more secure.<p>Why? Vodafone Germany has announced an encrypted SIM that will secure your precious data as it leaves the phone. The “digital …

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The Flight of the Birdman: Flappy Bird Creator Dong Nguyen Speaks Out

How did a chain-smoking geek from Hanoi design the viral hit Flappy Bird - and why did he walk away?<p>Last April, Dong Nguyen, a quiet 28-year-old who …

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Vine Wants You to Watch These 27 Completely Mesmerizing Vines

"27 Dancers That Are Completely Mesmerizing."<p>There are plenty of websites where you might see a headline like that, but you probably wouldn't expect …

iBetterCharge puts iPhone & iPad battery notifications on your Mac

A nice, new utility called iBetterCharge brings those 20% and 10% battery warnings from your iPhone or iPad onto your Mac. Rather than picking up your phone before heading out the door only to realize your battery is almost dead, the app will remind you to plug in with warnings that pop up as …

‘Fixed’ app helps iOS users fight parking tickets

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Tired of paying for questionable parking tickets? Believe it or not, there is now an app for that. Fixed, a new iOS(s aapl) …

This App Can Help You Read Up to 1,000 Words a Minute

Who says the Internet is making us less effective readers? Spritz, a new app that’s being released on Samsung devices, is devoted to turning you into …

Why bother to text your girl when BroApp can do it for you?

BroApp sends lovey-dovey messages to your beloved little dove, so that you can enjoy drinking with the boys. Really.<p>You know how you often tell your one true love that she's your one true love?<p>Does she know that the "one" isn't true, making the "true" not true either?<p>I only ask because your, um, …

Looking for Oscars torrents? This is why you may end up empty-handed

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Instagram: @drewpbaldwin<p>If Ellen DeGeneres mentions the film <i>The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty</i> on Sunday night, it might …