Uri Eliabayev

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Microsoft buys Capptain developer service to improve app notifications

Microsoft has purchased France-based notifications startup Capptain, the company announced today. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.<p>Capptain helps app developers retain users by sending out push notifications to entice them to stick around based on behavioral data and real-time …

The Only Running App You Need

It's portable, powerful, and weatherproof. Oh, and it's free.<p>From apps to MP3 players to "smart clothing," runners today are awash in high-tech options for staying motivated and for monitoring/recording/tracking/sharing every metric imaginable, including mileage, pace, elevation, BMI, routes, heart …

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Check Your Pet's Health On Your Smartphone

But first you have to get it to pee into a cup.<p>If you are worried about your pet's health, you take them to a vet. But for those who want a more DIY diagnosis of how a dog or cat is doing, a company called Scanostics has made a device to measures levels of chemicals in urine, as a proxy for health. …

An exclusive look at Alto’s Adventure, a beautiful endless runner for iOS

A Paralyzed Teen Will Kick The First World Cup Ball Thanks To A Robotic Exoskeleton

The 2014 World Cup begins next month in Brazil and will feature something truly amazing: the plan is for a paralyzed, non-ambulatory Brazilian teenager to stand up and kick the first ball of the first game using a motorized exoskeleton and special 3D-printed helmet.<p>Created by an international team …

Glassholes accused of hurting restaurant's ratings

Though Google didn't itself invent the word "Glasshole," it has embraced it.<p>It has pleaded with its own Google Glass Explorers not to behave in rude ways. It's not that being rude never gets you anywhere. It's that, in this case, being rude while wearing Glass is bad for the brand image.<p>Yet some of …

Tunnel Vision Uses Augmented Reality to Animate NYC Subway Maps

A new iPhone app is using augmented reality and big data to create animated visualizations based on New York's subway system.<p>Tunnel Vision enables …

3 Brands That Are Driving The Future of Social-Mobile Shopping

<i>Franklin Morris is a Senior Writer for Rackspace Digital, the digital marketing infrastructure specialists.</i><p>Think about the last time you made a purchase—whether a new pair of shoes or a flat screen TV. Did you buy from your smartphone or your laptop? Did you engage in social-mobile shopping by …

Learn To Build Apps With 88% Off The Complete iOS 7 Development Course

We know many readers are interested in learning to code. So, we partnered with StackSocial to offer TNW readers a special deal on one a great iOS 7 development course. In this iOS bootcamp, you’ll gain the skills needed to build your own iPhone & iPad applications for iOS 7. Normally $499, TNW …

From pixels to polygons: 2D characters get three-dimensional

With video game visuals looking more photo-realistic with each new generation, it’s hard to believe characters used to resemble flat, squared waffles not long ago.<p>Let’s travel back in time a few decades to see what your favorite heroes — plus an evil pig-man and a six-time NBA champion — looked …

How parents can use the iPad to keep their kids learning this summer

As the school year comes to an end, students look forward to summer break. Unfortunately for educators, this is the time of year that many students …

Watch tennis from Roger Federer's perspective with Google Glass

You'll never play tennis like Roger Federer, but that doesn't mean you can't see the court from his point of view. The 17-time Grand Slam champion donned Google Glass recently at the search giant's headquarters in Mountain View for a friendly sparring match with current coach (and former world …

Hands-on with the Muse brain sensing headband — the most important wearable of 2014 (exclusive)

I got my hands on an early version of Interaxon’s brainwave reading headband, the Muse, and I think this could be the most important wearable of the year.<p>And that’s saying a lot, considering I’ve seen 2014’s entire lineup for health tech at the Consumer Electronic Show as well as a few undisclosed …

5 Can't-Miss Apps: Next Music Discovery and More

5 Can't-Miss Apps<p>Retro for Instagram<p>Next — Social Music Discovery<p>Notifyr<p>PumpUp<p>Scout GPS, Maps, Voice Navigation & Traffic<p>Between Microsoft unveiling …

Inhabitat's Week in Green: hybrid Batmobile, self-cleaning fish tank and an anatomical Barbie

Clean tech fans were thrilled this week when Germany proved it's possible to power the world with greener energy by announcing that 74 percent of its energy was recently met with renewable sources. But if you still have doubts about the future of renewable energy, a new report from the …

'Tile,' The Gadget That Makes Sure You Never Lose Anything Ever Again, Is Now On Sale To The Public

Imagine tapping into a large group of strangers to help you track down a stolen bike.<p>After months of hype, a company called Tile has this week started shipping a device that can help you do just that. (You can buy Tiles here.)<p>Just attach the $25 device to an object, and your smartphone will find it …

7 Things You Should Do Before Launching a Beacon Program

<i>Sam Gaddis is the Chief Innovation Officer at Mutual Mobile.</i><p>The buzz around beacons is substantial. Up to now it has been predominantly contained to retail, with brands salivating over the prospect of being able to reach their customers long before they make their way to the sales counter, but a …

Beyond the Grocery Smart Cart, the iBeacon Beckons

Despite e-commerce’s surge, some 90 percent of what people buy still comes out of brick-and-mortar stores. And when it comes to consumer-packaged …

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Apple reportedly 'freaked out' about the drunken Dr. Dre video

When Dr. Dre drunkenly proclaimed himself the first billionaire in hip-hop, tacitly confirming Apple’s $3.2 billion Beats acquisition, we didn’t expect the folks at Camp Apple to be thrilled.<p>But, apparently, they seriously freaked out when they saw that video.<p>Dre’s boast is one of the reasons Apple …

Inapp Translator: An Easy Way to Translate Text on Android

Life can be tough for monolinguists at times. While English is often seen as the internet’s de facto <i>lingua franca</i>, serving as a cross-cultural bridge, the fact remains many languages are used across the digital spectrum which can lead to communication glitches.<p>There are, of course, many tools …

How to use your email as a powerful to-do manager

5 Can't-Miss Apps: Instapaper's Redesign and More

5 Can't-Miss Apps Instapaper's Redesign and More<p>Instapaper<p>oSnap<p>The Timeliner<p>'Lost Civilization'<p>Fever<p>Between the massive Google Maps update and rumors …

Epiclist's App Lets you Plan, Book, Share Travel Adventures

While the team is having a good time in Chile, it has also been hard at work. Shortly after its initial release in January, its app was featured in the US App Store, which helped boost downloads. It is now available in around 20 App Stores.<p>According to Reimgen, the nature of Epiclist’s audience …

Rovio launches Flappy Bird-style game ‘Retry’ in select countries

Angry Birds maker Rovio is today launching its latest title in the App Store with the release of ‘Retry,’ a game that appears to be inspired by the gameplay and retro 8-bit graphics of recent hit iOS game Flappy Birds. Although that might be selling it short, as it’s clear from the mechanics shown …

Collectivity app review: are you a collector?

Introduction<p>Do you collect toys? If so then you know how important it is not to just keep your collection looking great but also show it off to other …

How to Get the Most Out of the New Google Maps

Google Maps rolled out a massive update that added better offline maps, improved navigation and Uber integration.<p>But while the update is huge, many …

Mela For iPhone Lets Anyone Collaborate On Videos

Mela, a new application launching this week at TechCrunch Disrupt NY’s Startup Alley, lets you create collaborative videos with friends and other Mela users. Like other video-sharing applications, you can record and share your short videos in the app, then add a hashtag. But what makes Mela unique …

WhichBeers Wants To Help You Find The Right Beer

At our TechCrunch Disrupt NY Hackathon today, Andrew Kae and Xiaoan Yan presented one of the most useful hacks of the day: a new way to find good beer.<p>Imagine you’re in the store and looking at a giant display case with beers you’ve never heard of. Which one should you buy? WhichBeers uses image …