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Prototypes
Prototypes

Why Panic’s Transmit for iOS lost a key “send files” feature

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Kevin C. Tofel/Gigaom<p>Like many other iOS app developers, the folks at Panic were excited by the more open approach in …

Employment
Employment

A Gift Guide For The New Grown-Up

I’ve dressed as Peter Pan for more Halloweens than I can count, but no matter my opposition, I can’t help but to enjoy living in a clean, decorated apartment, where the fridge is full and the alarm system is engaged. It’s easy to want to shirk certain responsibilities, but luckily various startups …

Apple names its top apps of 2014; Uber makes the cut

It's a good day for Elevate, which was just named Apple's favorite app of 2014.<p>The app, which helps you improve memory and focus, was Apple's top …

Facebook Search now lets you find specific posts, not just people

It's been almost two years since Facebook launched Graph Search, an ambitious and all-encompassing tool that you could use to search through your connections based on their Facebook behaviors. Now, the company is introducing its next big update to its search product, and it's the kind of idea …

The Week in Review: Catholic Church Debate

Over 19 months ago, Jorge Mario Bergoglio became Pope Francis. The pontiff has since changed the face of the Catholic Church, speaking out against …

Lenovo's new 'Yoga' tablets run Android and Windows, one has a built-in projector

Lenovo's original, kickstand-toting Yoga Tablet was kind of a flop, thanks to a poor display, sluggish performance and heavily skinned version of Android. (Naming Ashton Kutcher as a "product engineer" probably didn't help either.) Not to be deterred, the company is going all in: Lenovo just …

The Week in Review: Tech Giant on Stage

It was the event we’ve come to expect from Apple: a crowded dark room, a dramatic stage, a detailed presentation and the unveiling of new products …

Nokia’s HERE maps is finally available for Android, kicking off with Samsung Galaxy phones

Nokia has launched a beta version of its HERE maps and navigation app in the Samsung Galaxy Apps store, giving the smartphone maker a viable alternative to the wildly popular Google Maps.<p>The app is technically a beta build and, for now, exclusive to Samsung’s Galaxy-branded Android smartphones. It …

The next iOS update will likely block your favorite game emulator

If you're using iOS, you'd better not get too attached to your favorite unofficial game emulator -- there's a real chance that you won't have an easy way to load it before long. The GBA4iOS team has noticed that the iOS 8.1 beta fixes a loophole that lets you install third-party emulators and other …

Samsung posts two new ads for the Galaxy Note 4

Samsung has released a couple of new ads for the Galaxy Note 4. Each ad focuses on different capabilities, such as the S Pen, screen, and camera.<p>The …

iRobot uPoint Turns Military Robot Control Into Tablet Play

There are literally thousands of iRobot Packbots deployed around the world in everything from military operations to search and rescue and police …

Yahoo looking into Snapchat investment, report says

As the Internet giant decides what to do with its Alibaba windfall, an investment into the disappearing-message app may be on the horizon.<p>Yahoo is in talks to invest in the popular messaging app Snapchat, as it considers what to do with the multibillion-dollar cash haul it got from the market debut …

Advertising

Top 10 Tech Companies for Culture and Values

Some companies know exactly how to make their employees happy, and Twitter is at the top of the list.<p>The social media giant ranked No. 1 out of 25 …

Internet Activism Worked Today. Here's How to Keep the Momentum Going

A year and a half ago, the Internet did something it likes to do: It got outraged. A man in Washington made a bad decision that screwed over …

Spotify Actions for Launch Center Pro – MacStories

I recently tweeted about a change in the Spotify app for iOS – which I've been using to listen to music every day1 – that broke my shortcut to search for songs and artists from my Launch Center Pro action grid. I've been trying to identify the culprit and I've read documentation about Spotify's URL …

Apps

Emails shed new light on UK link to CIA 'torture flights'

Police given crucial logs about Diego Garcia's role in rendition programme when it was allegedly used as a secret prison<p>Crucial logs revealing flights to a British overseas territory when it was allegedly used as a secret US prison are in the possession of the police, the <i>Observer</i> has learned.<p>The …

Starting in September, you can learn about data science through Kaplan

Test prep giant Kaplan is now in the data science bootcamp business.<p>Through the brand name Metis, Kaplan is launching its first data science bootcamp in New York City, starting in September.<p>The initial cohort will accept 10 to 20 students, instructed by two data scientists from the Chicago based …

Intelligence Company Creates Facebook-Like Terrorist Database

The same team that created a Wiki-like database for persons of interest is now creating a site to track terrorists. And it looks like Facebook.<p>Modus …

6 Common Traits of the Biggest Apps

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What makes an app successful? There are many factors that determine the success of an app, but if you study the journey of each of the current crop of big apps, you can draw a few common threads between them.<p>If your app meets these …

Apps

Somebody Flew a Drone Into a Fireworks Display and This Is What Happened

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to fly through a fireworks display?<p>This video, shot from a drone with an on-board camera, shows exactly …

Drones