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Aviate Android Launcher Finally Released For All

06/23/2014, It doesn’t look like Yahoo has any plans of making a mobile operating system anytime soon but that doesn’t mean it can’t dip its toe in the water. The folks behind Aviate Android launcher joined Yahoo back in January this year and since...

Yo’s Founder Thinks It Was Lucky They Got Hacked

06/23/2014, The Yo app might seem silly and novel on the surface, but for some strange reason it has managed to catch on in a very fast and viral way. Perhaps it’s the simplistic nature of the app which stands out from the sea of feature-rich apps like WhatsApp,...

Path Embraces Ephemeral Messaging With New App

06/22/2014, Ephemeral messaging is a hot trend these days. Snapchat is the poster boy for this trend and already there are countless clones of the popular messaging application. Even Facebook launched its new Snapchat competitor recently, which bundles the concept...

Amazon Trying To Attract Developers With 500,000 Amazon Coins

06/20/2014, We’ve said this time and time again, and we’ll say it once more: a smartphone can pack the latest and greatest hardware and have the most exciting features, but if it lacks an ecosystem, it will be a hard sell to a customer. After all, most of our...

Why Apple Dropped Yahoo For Weather Channel [Report]

06/20/2014, According to a report from earlier this month, it was revealed that with iOS 8, Apple had decided to drop Yahoo from their Weather app, instead choosing to go with the Weather Channel. To be fair, the Weather Channel has always been the company that...

Yo Messaging App Has Been Hacked

06/20/2014, In the past couple of days, there has been an app that has been making headlines and it is called Yo. For those unfamiliar, Yo is an instant messaging app, although to call it that might be an exaggeration because all it does is that it sends a contact of...

Air Stylus App Will Turn Your iPad Into A Drawing Tablet

06/20/2014, Have you heard of Air Display? For those who haven’t, Air Display is an app for the iPad that when paired with another Mac or MacBook, turns it into a secondary display. So if you have videos you want to watch but don’t want to keep alt-tabbing, then...

Facebook Improves Its App By Testing It In Africa

06/19/2014, While most of us in developed countries like the US, Japan, Canada, the UK, Australia,. and so on have the necessary funds to purchase high-end smartphones and get the best of the best technology, there are other parts of the world where even owning a...

BBM: 160 Million Registered, 85 Million Active Per Month

06/19/2014, BBM used to be an incredibly popular and exclusive messaging application for BlackBerry devices, but as BlackBerry continued to lose their market share in the smartphone market, we guess they decided the next best thing was to open up the app to other...

BBM For Windows Phone To Arrive In July

06/19/2014, BBM used to be one of the defining apps of the BlackBerry platform, and users would actually get themselves a BlackBerry handset in order to use the feature to stay in touch with friends. However BlackBerry has since opened up BBM to other smartphone...

Intel’s Pocket Avatars Video Chat App Turns You Into A Cartoon

06/19/2014, There’s absolutely no shortage of video chat apps or services so if someone was making a new one they would certainly try to set their offering apart. Intel today launched Pocket Avatars. Its a new video chat application that uses face tracking...

Android’s Stock Email App Released As Standalone App

06/19/2014, So one of the things smartphone OEMs like Sony are doing is that they’re uploading individual apps from their handsets to the Google Play Store. What this means is that users who own Sony Xperia devices will be able to receive timely updates for certain...

‘Yo’ Is Probably The Simplest Messaging App Out There

06/18/2014, There’s no shortage of messaging applications for mobile devices. Many startups have created apps that allow users to communicate with each other and they exist alongside big cross-platform messaging apps like WhatsApp and BBM. Each has its own...