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Gear & Gadgets

Xiaomi Mi 5S: an Affordable, Lightning Fast Android Smartphone [Review]

By | Nov 21, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Xiaomi is often synonymous with incredibly affordable devices, especially when it comes to their smartphone line. Take for example the Mi Band 2, an insanely affordable fitness tracker that comes with all the bells and whistles you need, plus a bit more, and works…

Startups & Apps

Top 5 Apps to Check Out This Week: Whom, Camarada VR and More

By | Feb 6, 2017 at 2:20 pm

February is here and, while there is six weeks of winter remaining, there are still some apps to keep you entertained until the winter weather comes to a close. From GIFs and games to 3D Videos and meditation, here is my apps recipe for…

Mobile

SRFR Makes Mobile to TV Video Streaming Easier Than Ever

By | Nov 8, 2016 at 2:20 pm

Because of the recent mobile revolution, the amount of audio and video content swirling around the internet has reached an all-time high. Millions of hours have recorded, saved, viewed. and shared on smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices through more social media pages than…

Startups & Apps

Guggy Produces GIFs With Context, API Available for Developers

By | Nov 2, 2016 at 5:50 pm

The popularity of GIFs has reached new height in recent months. These digital video loops have found their way into tweets, Facebook posts, and Instagram photos across the internet. Some apps are even being specifically developed to search and share them as fast and far as…

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San Francisco

Meet Gate, the Smartest Lock on the Market

By | Oct 28, 2016 at 8:30 pm

With the universal popularity of the smartphones, and the growing implementation of the Internet of Things, smart locks have become a hot product in the “smart appliances” market, with several dozens of different options, each with its own merits and imperfections. Some of them even…

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Startups & Apps

Los Angeles

Acting and Modeling Startup Castar Is Thriving in LA

By | Oct 27, 2016 at 10:30 am

Los Angeles is the destiny of people wanting to succeed in the field of acting. People flock from around the world just to have a chance at a glimmer of fame. And while you might think only 20-something aspiring actors and models are headed to…

Games

Security Hole Is the Hacker Video Game Designed to Make You Think

By | Oct 18, 2016 at 5:50 pm

Steam is likely the biggest gaming platform on the market right now. It features thousands of games, some big and some small, which can be purchased and downloaded with ease, and they have been. But in some cases, quality games go unappreciated right when they…

Mobile

iOS vs. Android App Development: What Is Better For Your Startup?

By | Oct 14, 2016 at 11:20 am

When it comes to smartphones, there is one war constantly being waged: Apple vs. Android. And while you might think this war is limited to Best Buys and Amazons, startups are always debating the merits of each when it comes to app development. According to…

Funding

MEL Science Raises $2.5 Million Series A to Make Learning Fun

By | Oct 12, 2016 at 11:20 am

The key to learning effectively is having fun. Whether it’s in a math class or an english lesson, if students are entertained and engaged, they’re going to come away with some helpful knowledge. Now, MEL Science is offering a fun and educational way to get on…

Startups & Apps

These Brainstorming Games Will Make Your Kids Smarter

By | Sep 29, 2016 at 10:40 am

Keeping your kids occupied with activities at home is a constant creative battle for parents. Finding games that combine education and entertainment can be down right impossible in some situations. Particularly with the bevy of tablets, smartphones, laptops, and video game consoles at their avail. And…

Tips & How To’s

Here’s How to Recover Lost Photos and Data on Android and iOS Devices

By | Sep 23, 2016 at 5:00 pm

You’ve probably felt it before: that sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach when, by accident, you’ve deleted a picture, contact or text message that you needed. In a second, all that important information gone, forever. It’s just not fair! Well, maybe not forever. Thankfully, there…

Startups & Apps

Riot: Encrypted Open Source Messenger for Teams

By | Sep 23, 2016 at 1:20 pm

Smartphone users who communicate and often do teamwork like to have three different things. For starters, they like to easily communicate with their friends, family or work partners. Secondly, they want to use as fewer tools as possible, so it is ideal to have…

Android

3 Sweetest Android Nougat Features to Savor

By | Sep 6, 2016 at 5:00 pm

Google is currently in the process of rolling out its 7.0 version of Android, known as Nougat, to users across various devices. Android updates may lack the attention from mainstream media that rival iOS updates tend to garner. However, fans of Google’s mobile OS…

Marketing

To Drive App Growth, Focus on Users’ Micro-Moments

By | Aug 2, 2016 at 2:30 pm

There’s an app for that. For anything and everything, there are dozens and even hundreds of apps that perform similar functions. And every day, there are new apps hitting the market in search of users. If you’re a brand or a developer trying to…

Mobile

Apple’s iPhone Depreciates at Faster Rate Than Android Phones

By | Jul 26, 2016 at 3:00 pm

If you imagined that buying a smartphones in this day and age would be a good investment, then you may want to rethink your investment strategy. While smartphones are certainly popular and retain a lot of nostalgic value, the unfortunate truth is that they…

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Finally, Someone Invented a Reversible USB Cable

By | Jul 20, 2016 at 12:50 pm

The explosion of smartphone use has contributed a lot to society. People are more connected than ever and it’s all thanks to these handy little devices that fit in our pockets. From managing finances to catching imaginary Pokémon, there is no end to the…

News

Learning to Code Just Got Easier with Swift Playgrounds

By | Jul 15, 2016 at 9:04 am

With the need for experts in tech-focused fields on the rise, it’s important that those in the workforce and in school place more emphasis on technical skills to meet the demand for these skills. But there’s only so much that coding bootcamps and workshops…