Apps

Disney launches its own adult coloring book app

Adult coloring book apps are all the rage, and now Disney’s getting in on that action, too. The company has today released its own take on the genre with the launch of the Color by Disney mobile application, and app that lets wannabe artists practice their skills by coloring in templates featuring …

Technology

How to use Single Sign-On to watch pay-TV on your iPad

Back at WWDC last June Apple announced a major update to Apple TV that leaned heavily on the use of Siri for search in addition to features like Live tune-in and the ability to manage Home Kit accessories. They also revealed a new single sign-on capability that allowed customers in the US to …

Home Theater

Here's why we're not downloading Meitu, the red-hot anime photo app

Meitu is a viral sensation. Who <i>wouldn't</i> want to instantly give their favorite politicians and celebs a Japanese-anime inspired makeover, and share the hilarious results with the world? That's why the face-recognizing photo app is currently rocking the charts.<p>But before you zip on over to the App …

Security

Best app deals of the day! 6 paid iPhone apps for free for a limited time

Everyone likes apps, but sometimes the best ones are a bit expensive. Now and then, developers put paid apps on sale for free for a limited time, but …

iPhone Apps

No, Netflix still doesn’t really work with Apple’s new TV app

Netflix was a major missing piece of Apple’s new TV app when it launched last month, and that’s still the case despite some confusing coverage recently. The confusion is around how Apple’s TV app works with search and opening video apps.<p>Apple’s TV app lets you manage a single watch list for movies …

Apple News

This Anime-Style Selfie App Is Suddenly Everywhere

Camera apps like Instagram and Snapchat usually enjoy a comfortable spot at the top of the App Store charts. But a photo editing app unfamiliar to …

People are obsessing over a Japanese photo app and its easy to see why

Before the filters of Instagram and Snapchat, there were purikura sticker photo booths. It was the main way young people of the '00s could share silly, heavily edited pictures of each other complete with text and funny backdrops.<p>While we may have moved on from IRL super kawaii sticker photos, the …

Humor

11 paid iPhone apps on sale for free today

Yesterday’s list of paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free was one of our most popular lists of the month so far, and there are still a few apps …

iPhone Apps

10 Apps That Can Help You Be More Productive and Make Better Architecture

<i>This article was originally published by Archipreneur as "Top 10 Apps to Help You Achieve Your Goals and Build New Habits."</i><p>With the daily …

Productivity

Slack (for Android)

As a remote worker who operates in a drastically different timezone than my colleagues, I love how the Slack Android app makes it easy to stay in …

Productivity Apps

A $4.5 billion photo app that is huge in China is trending in the US — here’s what it does

A popular Chinese photo-editing app has suddenly burst into popularity in the West, covering social feeds in airbrushed photos with huge, sparkling eyes.<p>Although Meitu has been around since 2008, it has become an overnight success, and was trending on Apple's App Store on Thursday.<p>Meitu is a lot …

App Store

Use Dropbox to Store a Mac's Settings for Easy Configuration When You Get a New Computer

If you tend to set up a new Mac the exact same way as your old Mac, you know how tedious it can be to go and download files, tweak settings, and mess …

Lifestyle

Super Mario Run drops from U.S. top 50 grossing iOS apps (update)

Mario is slowing down to more of a trot.<p>Super Mario Run has dropped out of the top 50 grossing iOS apps in the U.S., according to mobile app store market intelligence group Sensor Tower. The auto-running platformer is ranked at No. 52.<p>Super Mario Run shot to the top of the charts when it came out …

Nintendo

Apple Updates iOS App Design Resources

Apple has updated its iOS design resources with a comprehensive set of colors, guides, templates, and UI elements:<p>Creating iOS apps is even easier with the updated Apple UI Design Resources. Use the latest Sketch and Photoshop templates and guides, color palettes, and the San Francisco typeface to …

iOS Apps

Giants, A’s fans gain option to stream games on mobile apps

Giants and A’s fans who like to watch games away from home — at the supermarket, on the golf course, in a barber’s chair — got some welcome news Thursday.<p>NBC Sports announced it has reached an agreement with MLB Advanced Media that will allow its regional sports networks to stream major-league …

Mobile Apps

Facebook just replaced your desktop inbox with Messenger

Facebook has changed the way we read our private messages. Again.<p>In the latest update sure to stir up the user base — even if it's just for a little while — the social network appears to have ditched the old layout of its desktop website's inbox, replacing it with Facebook Messenger.<p>The move to …

Facebook

LinkedIn, synced in: Website now feels 'more like using an app'

After more than a year in the making, LinkedIn's desktop redesign has arrived.<p>If the makeover, which launched Thursday, looks a lot like the professional network's overhauled sleek mobile app -- well, that's part of the master plan.<p>The professional network doesn't merely want the overhauled home …

LinkedIn

Google Calendar adds smart suggestions on the web, legacy Drive apps deprecated in April

Google Calendar on the web is getting a number of updates that bring it to feature parity with mobile, while legacy versions of Drive apps for Android and iOS will be shut down in April.<p>Since April, Google Calendar for Android has featured smart suggestions for finding times for meetings and …

Google

Apple releases huge updates for its music apps

Apple has released huge updates to its music apps, helping them work better together and with the company’s new hardware.<p>Both GarageBand and Logic …

Apple News

Small Microsoft Office updates for PowerPoint, Excel, and Word add in whiteboard capture and form control file opening

After Google improved the Docs, Sheets, and Slides apps a few weeks ago, Microsoft is responding with updates to the Android apps for Word, Excel, …

Microsoft

Zoho Notebook Is a Card-Based Evernote-Alternative for Android, iPhone, and Mac

Android/iPhone/Mac: You have tons of options for notes apps, including heavyweights like Evernote and OneNote. Zoho Notebook takes the same catch-all …

Evernote

Here's the weird selfie app everyone is using, and here's what Texas celebs look like with it

You might have noticed an influx of bizarre selfies on your social media feeds this week -- especially Twitter. All of the sudden everybody seems to …

Texas

Teardown reveals Google Photos on mobile will soon let you edit time & date for your pictures

Google Photos does a great job of automatically organizing your photos based on their EXIF data, but sometimes that data isn’t exactly correct — leading to some out of place photos in the timeline. On the desktop version of Photos, it’s pretty easy to edit the time and date of a photo with just a …

Google

7 Resources to Learn iOS Development

App development has become a lucrative field for many developers. Even with the number of apps that are already on the market, there is still a wide …

Programming

$4.6 billion Meitu app proves Warren Buffett would be an amazing anime character

Chinese photo-editing app Meitu 1357, +0.59% has been around for years, but if you’re seeing a sudden uptick in the anime-style images in your newsfeeds, you’re not alone.<p>Meitu, Inc. is quickly gaining buzz in the U.S. for its app that gives Snapchat-like filters to portraits of people. The app …

Wall Street

6 iPhone Apps That Are The Most Addictive, According To A Doctor

There are hundreds of iPhone apps that make our lives more convenient, fun, and even enlightened and enriched. At the same time, it’s all too easy to …

Meitu App Makes You Look Like an Anime Character

Meitu App Makes You Look Like an Anime Character<p>Developer Zoë Quinn warned on Twitter, however, that the app has 'some VERY shady code in it.'<p>Ever …

Ziff-Davis

Android vs. iOS: Smartphones, Which And Why

You’re in the market looking for a new smartphone. Here's the question, which smartphone OS should you invest your money in?<p>Let us narrow down your …

Apple News

Disney’s new coloring book app aims to bring out your inner child

In the past, coloring books used to mostly appeal to children who needed to pass the time. Lately, though, some adults who maybe have too much time on their hands are getting in on the coloring craze. The rise of adult-themed coloring books, with their more detailed artwork, has now expanded into …

Walt Disney Company