Colleen Meyer

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IRL: Letting IFTTT automate my life

I've come to rely on different services to help power me through the day: Foursquare to find new coffee shops, Pocket for my reading habits and Instagram and Flickr for photo sharing. As great as these apps are, though, I find myself wishing they could do more -- especially when it comes to how …

Here's Where Teens Are Going Instead Of Facebook

Earlier this month Facebook’s chief financial officer, David Ebersman confirmed a worrying, but long-suspected trend for the world’s biggest social network: teenagers, perhaps the most important demographic for a modern-day communication tool, were becoming less active on the site.<p>“We did see a …

Today's Best Apps: Google Play Music And The Budget

The App Store takes delivery of hundreds of new apps per day. The overwhelming scene makes it possible to easily overlook an exciting game, valuable …

Popular Instagram-Related App Scammed 100,000+ Users Out of Their Passwords

A popular iOS and Android app that promised to generate torrents of Instagram likes and followers for its users also swiped thousands of passwords …

2013 Tablet Comparison Guide

<b>Update</b>: We've now published a more updated version of this guide.<p>Meet the tablets<p>We had to narrow our list down somehow, so we went with what we …

AirBnB's Redesigned App Makes On-The-Go Hosting Simple And Social

Guests usually get all the glory in the hospitality industry—everything is catered to making their experience absolutely freaking perfect. In …

Hospitality

Here’s Why One Snapchat Investor Thinks the App Is Worth Billions

You may have heard by now — Snapchat is worth a <i>lot</i> of money to a lot of important people.<p>If the app doesn’t end up selling to Facebook for billions …

Prepare To Be Blown Away By MapQuest's New App

Despite its fall from top-dog status, MapQuest is actually still the #3 mobile map app, according to data from ComScore.<p>Even with the high ranking, the app wasn't great, admits Brian McMahon, general manager of MapQuest.<p>"We know that people trust us," McMahon says (after all, before Google Maps …

Apps

Mint updates its iOS app for iOS 7, adds charts to illustrate spending habits

If you've ever used Mint's personal finance app, you know one of the best features is "Trends" -- a tracking feature that lets you monitor your spending habits, income and net worth over time. Oddly, though, that feature has until now been MIA on the iOS app; you could see a list of your individual …