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BlackBerry Clamping Down On “Apps for” Apps

07/31/2014, It seems that BlackBerry World is currently plagued by a bunch of apps titled “App for” followed by the app’s name. As you can see in the screenshot above, there are apps like “App for Line”, “App for Shazam”, and so on. These are in fact...

ICQ Instant Messenger Sees An Increase In Users For The First Time

07/31/2014, We’re not sure how many of you guys remember, but back in the day, there was an instant messaging program by the name of ICQ. The messenger granted users identification numbers in which they could use to identify themselves and search for other users,...

Shazam For Mac Now Available For Download

07/31/2014, For those unfamiliar, Shazam is an app usually found on phones that allows users to identify songs they hear in clubs, cafes, radio, TV, and so on. Well the good news for Mac users is that it looks like the app has finally made its way onto the platform....

BlackBerry Prompts Developers To Prep Their Apps For The Passport

07/30/2014, The BlackBerry Passport when first announced managed to raise a few eyebrows. Its odd choice for a 1:1 display was questionable, although it seems that there are many who are slowly starting to warm up to the idea of it. That being said, the majority of...

VLC For Windows Phone One Step Closer To Release

07/30/2014, According to a report the other day, it was suggested that the VLC app for Windows Phone could be released early August. Given that we’re almost at the end of July as it is, we guess an early August release does make sense. Well for those wondering if...

1Password Integration With iOS 8 Demonstrated On Video

07/30/2014, It has long been advocated that we should use long and complex passwords to protect our online accounts. This is because complex passwords makes it harder for anyone to guess what it is. After all, a password of “12345” is pretty easy to figure out...

Nokia Z Launcher For Android Updated

07/30/2014, Back in June, Nokia launched their first Android launcher called the Z Launcher. What made the Z Launcher so unique compared to other launchers is the fact that users would be able to swipe and perform gestures in the launcher itself to launch apps. For...

Apple Reportedly Acquires Podcast App Swell

07/30/2014, While Apple has some pretty nicely designed apps, perhaps there have been some that they have neglected, like their Podcasts app which has been given pretty bad reviews on the iTunes App Store. Perhaps they’re looking to revamp it and perhaps they’re...

BlackBerry Guardian Protection Will Extend To Android Apps

07/29/2014, One of the reasons why companies like Apple, Google, BlackBerry, and Microsoft advise users to download apps from the official app store is because apart from the cut they get from app sales, it is also safer. Most of the time they have systems in place...

BBM For iOS & Android Expected To Receive UI Makeover

07/29/2014, One of the unique features of BBM for Windows Phone is that it has been designed with the Windows Phone UI in mind, meaning that Windows Phone users can look forward to a unique interface to call their own. BBM on iOS and Android, however, look as though...

VLC For Windows Phone Could Be Released Early August

07/27/2014, Heads up Windows Phone users, as you have probably heard, VLC will be making its way onto your handset soon. We’ve seen a screenshot of the app in action so we can only assume that things are progressing nicely. In fact last we checked, there was a...

Swipify Adds Gestured Based Recent Apps Menu To Android Wear

07/27/2014, Android Wear smartwatches are the new kids on the block that are getting a lot of attention these days. At I/O 2014 Google officially confirmed that the LG G Watch and the Samsung Gear Live are the first two wearable devices based on its new platform. The...

Tesla Command Puts Control Of Your Tesla Car On Your Wrist

07/27/2014, Tesla owners can now fulfill their Michael Knight fantasies thanks to an unofficial app for Tesla cars. The app is called Tesla Command and it allows you to control certain things about the car straight from your wrist. Tesla Command is available for...