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Uber Tempts Commuters To Drop The Keys With Pre-Priced Out-Of-Town Carpools

Why drive yourself when it might be cheaper to coast to work in the back of an Uber? Today Uber launched the beta of a new flat-fee long-distance uberPOOL option aimed at commuters. It offers pre-priced shared trips into bustling San Francisco from the outlying cities of Palo Alto, Mountain View, …

Google’s latest app tells friends when you're free to do something

Who’s Down app for Android and iPhone acts as virtual notice board for friends to signal when they’re free for an impromptu meet up, activity or gaming session<p>Is talking to people to tell them that you’re available to socialise too much effort for you? There’s an app for that.<p>Google’s new Who’s …

Google's Snapseed app can now edit RAW photos on Android

An increasing number of Android smartphones are now able to shoot photos in RAW, which gives users much greater flexibility when it comes to editing and retouching their shots after they've been taken. But finding a good app for editing RAW files on a smartphone isn't easy, so Google's updating one …

Evapolar Is A Mini Climate Control System For Your Desk

Office workers enjoy many amenities. They have clean bathrooms, water, and access to a microwave. But what they don’t have control over is their climate. In offices it is either blindingly cold or absolutely sweltering, with no middle ground. Therefore, office workers may enjoy the Evapolar to help …

Watch out, Slack and Google Docs: Pingpad might be the next big thing

There are greats apps for groups to complete tasks and great apps for group communication. In Pingpad, the group has a single app that allows for both.<p>Pingpad is a stew of many different first generation apps for notes, lists, calendars and instant messaging. In one space, a group can work across …

Thync's mood-changing wearable arrives for $299

How eager are you to calm down (or psych yourself up) at a moment's notice? If the answer is "enough to buy a fairly expensive gadget," your solution is now within reach. Thync has launched its namesake mood-changing wearable at the hefty price of $299. That's a lot to pay simply to feel different, …

Google Photos Offers Free Unlimited Photo Storage For iOS, Android And Web

One of the highlights from the Google I/O developers conference was Google Photos. Google Photos has free unlimited storage and also has many photo editing tricks.<p>What makes Google Photos even more appealing is its smart search engine. After uploading your photos to Google Photos, then you will be …

Google Photos

Moleskine brings stylish notebook aesthetics to calendar app, integrating maps, contacts & weather

As someone who does everything electronically, I’m always slightly bemused by people who still use pen and paper – but there is something about Moleskine notebooks that does occasionally make me wonder just a little if I’m missing out. The company today appears to be targeting people like me, with …

Waze Will Now Tweet Unusual Traffic Alerts

Waze is a great tool for checking real-time traffic to and from your destinations, but this information was always limited to users who’ve downloaded the app. Today, Waze wants to make its data public by pushing unusual traffic alerts to Twitter.<p>According to the Waze blog, users can now follow …

18 Reasons Why You Need Every Employee Using LinkedIn Every Day

Corporations are finally waking up to the fact that they need to engage <i>all</i> their people in social media. The impact of social media on a company’s brand is monumental, and it affects everyone throughout your organization – from the entry-level millennials you just hired to your CEO.<p>Senior …

IKEA's future kitchen tells you how to cook

For IKEA, your future kitchen shouldn't just have the occasional smart appliance -- it should be a technology hub. The furniture store's Concept Kitchen 2025 includes tech and other helpful additions meant to save both time and resources, such as a pantry with induction cooling (to preserve food …

20 Smart Apps For Enterpreneurs To Use

Running a successful business is hard, especially if you don’t have the right tools at hand. Razor sharp time management skills and keeping your …

Project Management

Stalk Everyone You Know With Crystal's Eerily Accurate App

Crystal, a new app that analyzes public data to tell you exactly how to communicate with people, has had us all at TNW looking up our friends and family today (as well as ourselves, of course) to find out what it knows about us.<p>What’s surprising is that it’s often eerily accurate. The app touts …

Carpool startup Ride launches, with a different plan in mind

Is there room for another ride-hailing startup?<p>That's what a new smartphone app called Ride is hoping to find out. It's muscling into the increasingly crowded field of ride-hailing startups, dominated by Uber and Lyft, by focusing on carpooling, rather than replacing the taxi.<p>Ride, which launched …

Transportation

"Ride" Into Work With Uber Co-Founder's New App

When a consumer is looking to hail a ride, there’s Uber and Lyft. But for the commuter who’s looking to hail a ride with their co-workers or …

Uber's Colossal, But There's Still Room for Other Ride Apps

Every startup these days would like to position itself as the next Uber. But for other ride-sharing and car-hailing startups, it seems the trick to …

Uber co-founder gets into carpooling with new ‘Ride’ app

Uber co-founder Oscar Salazar is using his experience at the ride-hailing company to launch a new iOS app aimed at making it easy for commuters to …

Early Uber Architect Launches Carpooling App ‘Ride’

A new smartphone app with ties to Uber aims to make carpooling easier for millions of daily commuters.<p>Ride, a service for organizing co-workers at the same company into carpooling groups, opened to U.S. businesses on Tuesday and launched a new app for Apple devices.

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Uber's co-founder just launched a new app to make your commute cheaper, easier and better for the environment

Salazar was Uber's founding CTO and third cofounder alongside Garrett Camp and Travis Kalanick. Salazar and Camp attended business school together; the pair built Uber's first prototype with another school friend, Conrad Whelan. Salazar departed the company amicably soon after it launched.<p>Ride, …

Carpooling startup Ride launches with help from Uber’s first CTO

Just as Lyft, Uber, and other ride-hailing services are taking flight, a new service is emerging from beta to connect businesses with a new app so that employees can carpool to work.<p>Called Ride, the company is owned by TPG Capital and has former Uber CTO Oscar Salazar among its executive ranks.<p>The …

This New Rideshare App Is like Uber for You + Your Coworkers

Morning commutes can be super stressful. From the rush of getting out the door with your kids to your partner or even your pet nagging you to the jam-packed streets or public transit, the journey to the office wears you out before you even truly begin the day. Even if you indulged in that double …

Spring cleaning: Apps for getting stuff done

Spring cleaning can become a relatively involved process. That's because you're usually adding these tasks to your normally scheduled ones, like grocery shopping or picking up your kids. Here are a few apps for your Android or iOS device that can help you remember what to do, when, and even where …

You can now run Android apps on a Mac or PC with Google Chrome

Google’s convergence of Chrome and Android is taking a big step forward this week. After launching a limited App Runtime for Chrome (ARC) back in September, Google is expanding its beta project to allow Android apps to run on Windows, OS X, and Linux. It’s an early experiment designed primarily for …

Share Content Your Twitter Followers Will Love with Juice [iOS]

Being good at tweeting isn’t easy. You’ve got to understand your audience, curate interesting content and ideas to share, and be consistent with your posts.<p>If you’re like me and have trouble engaging your followers, Juice for iOS is here to help.<p>Currently in beta, the free app from Twitter curation …

How a developer convinced Apple to let his banned app back into the App Store

Launcher, one of the best time-saving apps out there, is returning to the App Store six months after Apple removed it without warning.<p>Shortly after Apple's iOS 8 came out, developer Greg Gardner released a creative new app called Launcher that allowed you to launch apps and shortcuts right from …

Facebook Messenger now lets you pay your friends

Facebook Messenger is about to take on Venmo: you can now send payments through the app.<p>The app now features a small ‘$’ sign above the the keyboard which will lead you to a payments interface. Just enter the amount you want to send and tap pay to send money.<p>You’ll be prompted to enter a debit card …

Sex without the Pill? There's an app for that!

Fertility awareness mobile apps are reinventing the rhythm approach by adding precision and detail to calendar-based efforts to monitor a woman's hormonal cycle. Although the new method is far from foolproof, it's increasingly popular in Europe and is being tested in parts of the developing world, …

Apps

Google Brings Its New Calendar App to The iPhone

Google is finally launching a Calendar app on the iPhone. We first reported on leaked images of the new app back in January.<p>Like on Android, the app is handily able to turn emails into Calendar events automatically, and it will load information from other calendars you’ve set up on your iPhone.<p>It …

These are the NYC Instagram accounts you absolutely need to be following right now

You know as well as we do that New York does pretty much everything better than anywhere else—whether that's making the best pizza, finding amazing …

How the internet of things will power the Intelligence Age

We’re currently shifting from the Information Age to the Intelligence Age. The Intelligence Age will be characterized by autonomous communication …

Internet of Things