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Facebook Acquires WhatsApp For $19 Billion

02/19/2014, WhatsApp has to be one of the more popular instant messaging apps around and we guess we can say that it is a competitor to other instant messenger apps, such as Facebook Messenger. As the adage goes, if you can’t beat them, join them, or in this case,...

Used Electronics Retailer Paying More For Phones With Flappy Bird

02/19/2014, When Flappy Bird’s developer announced he would be taking the game down, suddenly we started seeing listings on eBay second hand iPhone units with the Flappy Bird game installed on them. The phones were being sold for hundreds, if not thousands, of...

Apple’s Protection Of User Data Could Be Hurting iAd Sales

02/18/2014, Over the past few months, there has been a lot of accusations leveled at giant tech corporations, such as Apple and Google, on how they were providing data to government agencies like the NSA in order for them to spy on US citizens. Whether or not that is...

BBM For Gingerbread Now Available For Download

02/18/2014, Back in January, we had heard that BBM could soon be making its way onto older Android devices still running Android 2.3 Gingerbread. Towards the end of the month, we heard that its release would be soon and sure enough soon is correct as BlackBerry has...

Opera Max Aims To Compress Your App Data Usage

02/18/2014, Opera’s mobile web browsers have been around for almost a decade, utilizing remote servers to compress data, ultimately saving users’ bandwidth. The novel concept works, which is why the company’s browsers have a big fan following,...

Microsoft Lync App For Android Tablets Coming This June

02/18/2014, Its acquisition of Skype enabled it to offer a separate unified communications platform for average consumers, one that is different from what business users are offered, Microsoft has two of the most widely used platforms under its belt, Lync and Skype....

Power Sleep App Will Use Your Unused CPU Cycles For Science

02/16/2014, When you are sleeping, chances are you have plugged your phone in to charge for the night. However since you are sleeping, it also means that your phone is not being used, meaning that there is a lot of unused processing power. But what if you could...

Office For iPad Could Be Arriving Sooner Than We Think

02/14/2014, For years we have been hearing how Microsoft could be developing a version of Office for the iPad. Given the popularity of the iPad and how Microsoft’s Office suite is just as popular and used by students, office workers, and government officials around...

Viber Acquired By Rakuten For $900 Million

02/14/2014, For those unfamiliar with the Japanese market, Rakuten is basically Japan’s answer to Amazon, which by its implication would suggest that the company is pretty huge and a force to be reckoned with in terms of online services in Japan. Now according to a...

Taco Bell’s App Will Speed Up The Order Process

02/13/2014, If you’re not the type of person who wants to find parking, get down from their car, and stand in line to place their order at a fast food outlet like Taco Bell, we guess the drive-thru is a good alternative, at least until recently where Taco Bell has...

iPhone App Keeps You Updated On Drone Strikes

02/12/2014, Would it be somewhat morbid if you could download an app that would basically track drone kills conducted over in the Middle East? After all reading about the death and carnage caused by war in the newspapers alone is a little disconcerting, let alone...

Radiohead Releases Experimental Music Game For Mobile

02/12/2014, We know that music has the ability to evoke all sorts of emotions and images from the listener, and despite an artist’s attempt to evoke a particular emotion, the listener could interpret it and feel something completely different, and that is something...