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Meet The First Electric Mercedes To Come To The U.S.–Powered By Tesla

Is another luxury vehicle going to tip the balance toward mass adoption of electric cars?<p>Despite the rosy (and admittedly alluring) predictions from analysts and journalists half a decade ago, the world doesn’t appear to be moving towards a future of all-electric vehicles. Based on current trends, …

Apple devotes entire App Store section to selfies

It might seem like millennials have something in their DNA that triggers their phones to take selfies, but no, they use apps.<p>Now Apple has made it easier to snap a photo of yourself with the “Sharing Selfies” section of the App Store. It includes Facetune, so you can retouch your selfie, as well as …

App Store

Screenshots of WhatsApp’s upcoming VOIP feature surface, design similar to iOS 7’s Phone app

Shortly after being acquired by Facebook for $19 billion dollars, WhatsApp announced that it was planning to integrate VOIP into its messaging app in the coming months. Today, iPhoneItalia has picked up images of what it claims are screenshots of the VOIP feature in action.<p>In line with the iOS 7 …

Apple Makes A Big Push Into Online Ads For The iPhone 5c

The iPhone 5c is a total flop, and Apple may very well kill it off entirely when the iPhone 6 comes around. But Cupertino’s not going down without a fight, which is why the company is making a major advertising push for the iPhone 5c on Yahoo and the <i>New York Times</i> webpage.<p>The advertisements are …

With 1M pre-orders in China, the Nokia X could be a hit after all

In just a few days since orders began, the Android-powered(s goog) Nokia X(s nok) handset quickly hit a milestone: One million handsets ordered in …

Google | The Next Web

All stories in Google<p>Google officially names Android 9 'Pie', rolling out to Pixels today and other devices this fall<p>Google has finally let the cat out of the bag: its ninth version of Android, codenamed Android P, is called Pie. Oh, and ...<p>Abhimanyu Ghoshal<p>YouTube is flush with 'prank' videos …

Why The Pull-To-Refresh Gesture Must Die

Instagram cofounder Kevin Systrom says that he doesn’t “believe there should be refresh” interactions any more. Even the guy who invented “pull-to-refresh” thinks it needs to die. Do you agree?<p>Last week, at a company event in New York City, Instagram unveiled Direct, a private-messaging feature for …

The App Stores are not "long tail”

<i>The following article is a guest post by Yann Lechelle, co-founder of Appsfire, a growth engine for mobile apps. A French version of the article is</i> …

Is Microsoft telegraphing the demise of Windows Phone?

<i>This post has been updated with comment from Microsoft.</i><p>Microsoft has recently made two moves that seem to undermine its Windows Phone operating system (OS). Last week came the Nokia X, a phone that runs Google’s Android OS instead. That was a big turnaround for Nokia, which had gambled its belated …

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iOS 8: Apple considers Notification Center + Messages tweaks, removing Game Center app

Besides adding new Maps, Healthbook, and iTunes Radio applications, Apple plans to enhance and refine the functionality of some of its current pre-bundled applications and features for iOS 8. Here is a list, provided by sources, of some of the refinements Apple is <i>considering</i> for select applications …

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Rivals to Google’s (GOOG) Android and Apple’s (AAPL) iOS operating systems have emerged in Asia, suggesting that a fierce global war over dominance in mobile computing is imminent.<p>The first contender for shaking up the world’s $341.4-billion mobile handset market is the China Operating System …

The Curious Double Standard of Google Glass

"That's tight."<p>"Yeah she looks good."<p>"I'd hit that."<p>I was watching as two gentlemen at the table next to me at the SXSW Interactive festival ogled an attractive young woman. They weren't admiring her low cut blouse or a well-filled-out pair of green skinny jeans. Instead they were looking at what …

Send Content to Friends Within Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / March 14, 2014<p>We know the excitement of seeing an article that’s so interesting or funny or cool that you feel compelled to share …

Social Media

Senators propose smartphone antitheft 'kill switch' bill

Lawmakers' bids to require a smartphone "kill switch" seem to be gaining momentum.<p>Following the proposal of a California bill, a handful of senators have now proposed federal legislation to require carriers to provide a security feature on all cell phones that would render the devices inoperable if …

WSJ: An Android-Powered Nokia Phone Clad In Windows Phone Clothing Coming Later This Month

Rumours that primary Windows Phone OEM Nokia has been two-timing Microsoft by keeping an Android phone project on its backburner have been doing the rounds for a while now (aka the rumoured Nokia Normandy device). But yesterday the Wall Street Journal tipped more fuel on this fire, citing “people …

Staccal 2 Features Calendars, Reminders And More In 1 iOS 7-Optimized App

• Monthly view with vertical scrolling grid type<br>• Monthly view with vertical scrolling list type<br>• Standard monthly view type<br>• Weekly grid type<br>• 4 types of cell …

The best leisure apps for the iPad

Leisure is quite possible our favorite hobby or pastime. It's where we can relax, unwind and enjoy an activity that doesn't require too much mental …

6 Weird Apps That Will Improve Your Life

Weird Apps That Could Improve Your Life<p>1. Poo Log<p>2. Passion<p>3. Toothbrush Fitness<p>4. Sleep Cycle Alarm Clock<p>5. Daily Water<p>6. Amazing Girlfriend …

‎Twitterrific 5 for Twitter on the App Store

5.20<p>Jul 5, 2018<p>Added a setting to hide emoji in names, fixed a few crashes, and had to make some difficult decisions.<p>IMPROVEMENTS<p>• Presentation …

Nest reviewed: The connected home experience done right

Phil Nickinson has done a Nest review. Yes, post Google ergo propter Google. After tearing out his already "perfectly good programmable" gear, and …

Home Automation

The best iPad apps for gadgets

Staying up-to-date on the latest gadget news and happenings isn’t always easy considering technology and trends seem to be changing on a constant …

55 Best Mac OS X Apps Of 2013

Note that this list includes apps that were covered here on AddicitveTips during 2013, and considering the number of items, hasn’t been arranged in …

The ultimate in education apps arrives for iOS with Gojimo

Whether you're a student or a teacher, this latest release from 'Education Apps' – and the developers first on iOS – is sure to attract some …

Apps

The Stat App: Stats for All Your iOS Apps

In the past year, freelancer Paddy Donnelly and developer Alain Hufkens have launched the kiddie-centric Wee Rockets and Wee Subs for iOS. But now, out of frustration “at the lack of good iOS apps to monitor sales and revenue” as they put it, they’ve built their own to do just that.<p>Optimized for …

Gadgets - DGiT

Google Home vs Amazon Echo – What’s the difference?<p>A.J. Hartless4 days ago<p>If you've decided to bring a smart speaker into your home, the two …

Today's Best Apps: Bloodstroke, Rocket Robo, CARROT Fit And More

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 …

New iPhone apps worth downloading: Super Bowl XLVIII – NFL Official Program, Trailerpop update, The Room Two

Get ready for the Super Bowl with today’s first app worth downloading, Super Bowl XLVIII – NFL Official Program. It brings users the digital version …