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7 Remarkable Hiking & Backpacking Apps For The Outdoorsman

While some people like to spend outdoors to get away from their computer, phone, and whatever else distracts them, others want to take full advantage …

Camping

BofAML analyst says EA could lose money on "Star Wars" game concessions

A Bank of America Merrill Lynch analyst says Electronic Arts’ (NASDAQ:EA) pause of in-game purchases in its new “Star Wars” game will disappoint …

Business

Micro-Transactional: Is 'South Park Phone Destroyer' Pay-To-Win?

<i>Welcome to the first entry in my new series ‘Micro-Transactional’ where I’ll be taking a closer look at micro-transactions, loot boxes, and the various ways that games, whether mobile, console or PC, try to separate you from your hard-earned cash. Today we’ll be taking a look at ‘South Park: Phone</i> …

Roundup: 4 Beginner iOS DJ Apps

iOS DJing has come a long way. Full-featured apps like DJ Player Professional and djay Pro bring contemporary digital DJ features to iPhones and …

iOS

10 best science apps for Android

Science is everywhere and is a part of everything. However, most people don’t know all that much about science. We have the basics, like how water evaporates when heated or (in general) how the sun works. There is a whole lot more than that, though. There is always an opportunity to learn more …

Google Drive

New South Park Game Warns You To Not Play Due To Microtransactions

Nearly every one of the 283 episodes of <i>South Park</i> that has aired over the last 20 years started out with an identical disclaimer. If you're ever tuned in before the show's intro, you know the one: the white-text-on-black-background message warning people of poor impressions and foul language, …

Gaming

How to resist technology addiction

Son won't turn off his video game? Daughter obsessed with "likes" on Instagram? It may not be entirely their fault.<p>Like the high-octane sugar in a pint of Ben & Jerry's and that irresistible chemical spice in Flamin' Hot Cheetos, the ingredients in social media, video games, apps, and other digital …

How Facebook Can Monetize WhatsApp

Facebook’s (NYSE:FB) messaging app, WhatsApp, has one of the largest user bases in the world. However, WhatsApp’s current monetization is relatively paltry compared to the magnitude of its user base (not to mention the rest of Facebook’s platforms). Considering that competing apps such as WeChat …

Facebook

10 best kitchen design apps for Android

Home design is a funny thing. There are an almost infinite number of ways to design a kitchen, a living room, or a home in general. You can find ideas virtually anywhere, professionals to help, or videos to show you how to do it yourself. Kitchens in particular are large tasks. You have floors, …

Home Improvement

5 Best Android Apps of the Week (November 2017 #1)

Every week, hundreds of new Android apps are submitted to the Play Store. If you're not paying attention 24/7, it's easy to miss some of the best …

How to check on all the app subscriptions you’ve forgotten you’re still paying for

Don’t throw your money into the app-byss<p>Many smartphone apps will ask you to pay a monthly or a yearly subscription, and automatically deduct this payment from your financial account of choice. From video-streaming services like Netflix to weather-monitoring apps such as Dark Sky, this model lets …

App Store

Top 9 Amazing Paid iPhone And iPad Apps Available to Download for FREE Today : IOS – Page 5

<b>5. Find the Phrase</b><p>The most UNIQUE and CREATIVE puzzle quiz on the market. Flex your gaming muscle and dive into a world of puzzles. Use your brain to …

iOS

5 best Batman games for Android!

Batman is one of DC’s most popular heroes. You’ve likely read the comics, watched the shows, or seen one of the movies at least. There are also a bunch of mobile games about Batman. The problem is that most of them aren’t really any good. We can help with that. Here are the best Batman games for …

Batman

US app spend continues to rise

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>The average amount US iPhone users spend on apps is set to reach $88 by 2020, app measurement firm SensorTower estimates.<p>That’s up 86% from the estimated $47 each …

App Store

The 68 best Android apps in 2017: Get the best from your phone

Get the most from your smartphone with the best Android apps around<p>Best Android apps 2017: Productivity apps<p><b>54. Google Keyboard</b> (free)<p><i>Better than 99%</i> …

Google Photos

Should You Charge More For Your App? Here's How to Figure It Out

There's an art to app pricing. Explore these questions before attaching a dollar amount to your mobile application.<p>Research has demonstrated that, by 2021, the total app downloads number will jump to 352 billion worldwide. This fact, coupled with how much time we're spending on our smartphones …

Top 5 Android Launcher Apps Available on Google Play

Android Launchers are an important part of the Android experience. We can change the home screen the way we want by simply downloading an app.<p>Android …

Google

5 Android apps you shouldn’t miss this week! – Android Apps Weekly

Welcome to the 215th Android Apps Weekly! Here are the big headlines from the last week:<p>Android 8.1 rolled out this week. Quite a few new changes came to it. One of the changes includes a new way of handling notifications. Apps can’t send notifications more than once per second. This fixes a long …

Android Apps

How to Make Money on Apps

Maybe not always from the very beginning, but at some point, every app owner has one goal he wants to achieve: making money. A LOT OF money. We are …

DevOps

The Top 10 iPhone Apps for Photographers in 2017

As a photographer, your iPhone camera may have come in quite handy when capturing unpredictable moments. Sometimes the best camera is the one you …

iPhoneography

U.S. iPhone users will spend an average of $88 per year on apps by 2020

U.S. iPhone users will spend an average of $88 per year on paid apps and in-app purchases by 2020, according to a new forecast out this week from Sensor Tower. The firm found that the dollar amount spent on apps and in-app purchases is continuing to increase, year-over-year. iPhone users spent an …

Apple

DreamWorks Universe of Legends is yet another lazy hero collection game

Firefly Games Inc. has released <i>DreamWorks Universe of Legends</i>. At its core, it is yet another lazy hero collection game starring many of the famous …

Android News

14 apps under $10 that make our lives better every day

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Whether it's staying entertained during a long commute or timing your exit from the office for the 30-minute window during which it …

Crossword Puzzles

Android users spent nearly 325 billion hours in apps in Q3 2017

A new report is confirming what we already knew: we love our apps. In fact, we love our apps so much that we’re setting records for app usage and downloads in Q3 2017. This is largely on the back of an explosion of popularity in India and Southeast Asia, but Android apps are seeing increases across …

Many Canadians believe that parents are to blame for children making in-game purchases, says survey

‘Freemium’ games — titles that are free to download but contain in-app purchases — are becoming increasingly popular across a wide variety of …

Parenting

Engage in real-time interstellar warfare with Battlevoid: Sector Siege from Bugbyte

There is a dearth of full-featured real-time strategy games on Android, but Bugbyte has been offering some of the few good ones with its Battlevoid …

Android News

Data Feed for October 25, 2017

Email Staves Off Social: Email is far from flashy when it comes to marketing, but it still works. New data from email service SendGrid reinforces …

Mobile

The Apple-Amazon standoff that makes it so annoying to buy ebooks on your iPhone

Today Amazon rolls out its biggest update to Kindle for iOS since the e-reader launched 10 years ago. Frankly, it’s a let-down in its most important area: actually buying books.<p>The new Kindle app for iPhone is meant to look cleaner and more like a book (essentially, the cover is bigger and you can …

eBooks

20 new and notable Android games from the last week (10/18/17 - 10/24/17)

Article Contents<p>1 Games<p>1.1 Love You to Bits<br>• 1.2 PUSH<br>• 1.3 Game of Thrones: Conquest™<br>• 1.4 Save the Dodos<br>• 1.5 ICEY<br>• 1.6 Wizrogue - Labyrinth of Wizardry<br>• 1.7 …

Android News

8 paid iPhone apps on sale for free today

A fresh new week deserves a fresh new roundup of the day’s best paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free. Well, that’s exactly what we’re going to …

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