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20 of the Best Apps Released in August 2013

As August draws to a close, we thought we’d take a retrospective look at some of the more notable apps to hit our radar over the past month.<p>From Android through iOS and onto the Web, here’s a quick snapshot of some of the best.<p>New on Android<p><b>Tunester</b><p>Tunester is a minimalist, gesture-based …

Social Media Stats: Top Networks For American Teens!

<b>Social Media Stats: Top Networks For American Teens!</b><i><br>Marketing Charts</i><p>This is a great chart that can help small or mid-size businesses that are targeting teens, where they need to be spending more social time... but, that doesn't discard all the benefits (SEO and exposure) that they can get from Google Plus and even sites like Twitter and Pinterest.<p>Any thoughts?...<p><b>Excerpt</b><i><br>"Facebook is still the No. 1 most popular social network among teens; its use increased from 93% to 94% between 2011 and 2012.</i> …

Teens & Facebook Relationship Status: It's Complicated

Don’t believe the hype. Teens are not abandoning Facebook – nor are they likely to leave anytime soon.<p>Like the once bittersweet, respectful and sometimes resentful interactions between Steve Jobs and Bill Gates, so is the prickly, contentious and mutually beneficial relationship between teens and …

Windows 8.1 Will Feature More Bing, More Personalization and a Boot-to-Desktop Option

With a forthcoming update, Microsoft will improve on the Windows 8 start screen while also offering up a new option to bypass the tile interface and …

Jony Ive’s new look for iOS 7: black, white, and flat all over

With the grand unveiling of Apple’s next operating system for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch approaching, sources have provided detailed descriptions of what users and developers alike could expect from the software’s fresh look.<p>As we reported in April, Apple Senior Vice President of Industrial …

TV tweets: Twitter partners with networks to make live TV fun... and profitable

The company hopes that 140 characters will become the de facto standard for second screen advertising<p>Twitter CEO Dick Costolo took the stage in Manhattan this morning to talk with a crowd of the biggest advertisers and brands from Madison Avenue. He brought up a slide of a recent tweet, featuring a …

A sneak peek at YouTube’s future as it rolls out new channel design for everyone

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>YouTube (s GOOG) announced this week that it is going to roll out its new channel design to all of its publishers at the …

Hands-on with the new Google Maps at I/O (video)

<i>We go hands-on with the completely reworked web version of the Google Maps, which is due to roll out in the following months.</i><p>At the I/O keynote yesterday, Google dedicated a lot of time to Maps, one of the core applications for both mobile and web users of Google products. While the Android app has …

IDC: Android OEMs Shipped 162M Smartphones In Q1, More Than 4X Apple’s Rate; Windows Phone Now In (Distant) Third

IDC today was the latest to publish its numbers on smartphone market shares after the major handset makers released Q1 earnings, and like Gartner, Strategy Analytics and the rest, it underscores the power of Google’s Android platform at the moment: Android OEMs shipped 162.1 million handsets in the …

Google Glass testers give their thoughts: 'It's kind of a tease' – video

The Guardian's Dominic Rushe visits the Google I/O – its annual software developers' conference – in San Francisco to ask users what they think of …

Google I/O: Music, Maps, Messaging and More

Here at the densest concentration of Google Glass devices since the factory floor, team <b>AllThingsD</b> is covering the news out of Google’s I/O developer …

Android Phones Will Soon Automatically Know If You Are Walking, Driving, Biking

We're watching the keynote going on live right now.<p>One cool new thing is a set of tools called Google Services, which are tools Android developers can use to make apps.<p>One new tool is called Activity Recognition. It can automatically figure out if the user is walking, driving, or biking. This will …

Google takes on Spotify with Google Play Music All Access subscription service, priced at $9.99 per month

Google has formally announced its new subscription music initiative, Google Play Music All Access. Rumors first broke that Google was working on the service earlier this year;<i>The Verge</i> reported just yesterday that Mountain View had in fact closed deals with all three of the major record labels, and …

Google Play game services aims to integrate gaming across Android, iOS and the web, available today

Google Play game developers and players alike are getting a quartet of game-changing additions today: real-time multiplayer, leaderboards, cloud saves and achievements. And that's not all -- the latter three services will function cross-platform between Android, iOS and the web. The whole …

Google Launches Android Studio And New Features For Developer Console, Including Beta Releases And Staged Rollout

Today, during Google’s I/O developer conference, the company announced a group of tools for app developers, including a new developer suite called Android Studio. It’s an IDE based on IntelliJ.<p>This was a popular announcement, as the crowd “ooh’d” and “ahh’d” as screenshots were shown on stage.<p>This …

Leveraging Google I/O: Recon Launches Glasses Based On Android

In addition to the 900 million Android activations that Google announced today at Google I/O, there is one small company that will tap into the event’s energy and enthusiasm — Recon Instruments is launching an early version of their new Recon Jet glasses that have a heads-up display, not unlike …

Google takes on Apple in schools with Google Play for Education

Google just announced a new initiative to put Android tablets in schools and take on Apple on turf it has dominated for years, and its calling it Google Play for Education. It's a custom app store filled with curated apps specifically for students and educators. Developers can start submitting apps …

Google Announces New Google+ Features & Pinterest-like Stream

At the Google I/O developers conference today in San Francisco, Google announced that Google+ would be getting 41 new features that affect the Stream, Hangouts and Photos sections.<p>Google’s Vic Gundotra announced the new multi-column design for the Stream, which will go live today. The redesign …

Google I/O 2013 behind-the-scenes preview tour: we’re here!

It’s day zero at Google I/O 2013, the company’s developer event made for and by developer groups and Google to strengthen their world of software, …

Google Chrome Racer experiment connects Android and iOS devices for multiplayer gaming

Google showed-off its Chrome browser's ability to sync Android and iOS devices together to create new multiplayer gaming experiences with a new racing game at I/O today. The game, "Racer," allows users to put devices together and control tiny toy cars around a Hot Wheels-style stunt track by …

Google unveils Hangouts: a unified messaging system for Android, iOS, and Chrome

Can Google catch up to the world of seamless mobile messaging?<p>After years of waiting for Google to tie its disparate communication services together, the company has today announced, at Google I/O, a unified messaging system simply called Hangouts, available for Android, iOS, and the web using the …

With Revamped Hangouts, Google Aims to Unify Messaging

Not one to be left behind in the messaging space, Google on Wednesday unveiled its revamped take on Hangouts, cobbling together a number of the …

Google Glass Explorer Edition teardown reveals hits and misses on repairability

Not since the iPhone or iPad has a gadget generated more buzz than Google Glass. So of course I wanted to take it apart and explore its internal hardware. Unfortunately, as I'll show you, this version of Google Glass wasn't built to be easily dissected or repaired.<p>According to Google Executive …

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10 Things The Samsung Galaxy S4 Can Do That The iPhone Can't

When the phone first came out, reviewers criticized Samsung for shoving too many complex and glitchy extras in the phone.<p>But there are some features in the GS4 that do work well and could be useful, and you won't find them in the GS4's chief rival, the iPhone.<p>Let's take a look at some of the best …

Watch Out, Spotify: Google Might Want In on Streaming Music

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Google, possibly eying subscription music streamer Spotify's 6 million paying users, may be …

Microsoft Confirms Windows Blue Will Be Called Windows 8.1

Microsoft on Tuesday announced Windows Blue will be officially called Windows 8.1. Furthermore, the new version will arrive as a free Windows 8 update via the Windows Store.<p>The news was revealed at the JP Morgan Technology, Media & Telecom Conference in Boston, by Tami Reller, Chief Marketing …

Nokia’s real innovation is happening on Asha, not Windows Phone

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>Nokia(s nok)’s new flagship has been revealed. Not the Lumia 928 – that was announced late last week as a “hero” device for …

Google combines Drive, Gmail and Google+ Photo storage into a common 15GB pool

Google's efforts to streamline aren't limited to some spring cleaning and more spartan interfaces. Today the company is breaking down the artificial walls between the pools of online storage provided for Gmail, Drive and Google+ Photos. Instead of 10GB for all your messages and attachments, …

Intelligent To Do List App Any.DO Raises $3.5 Million, Will Further Expand Into Personal Productivity Space

Q: <i>Why does a to do list application need $3.5 million in funding?</i> A: <i>Because it’s becoming more than a simple to do app</i>. Today, Any.DO one of the more popular to do list applications for web and mobile, announced a seed round of funding led by existing investor Genesis Partners, with participation …

Meet the Editor: Manage Your Magazines on the Web

Inside Flipboard / May 9, 2013<p>The “Flip It” button gets a major new expansion today: the Flipboard Editor, which gives all Flipboard curators …