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Startups & Apps

The Top 10 Most Downloaded Mobile Apps of 2016

By | Dec 7, 2016 at 3:30 pm

The dominance of mobile has become all too familiar for startups and corporations alike. It’s widely accepted that without an app, your company might as well just throw in the towel. Everyone from millennials to baby boomers are looking to their smartphones for everything…

Apple

iOS 10: To Upgrade or Not To Upgrade?

By | Sep 27, 2016 at 10:40 am

Every Apple lover eagerly awaits the time when a shiny, new, and long-awaited device hits the market. However, as they look forward to queuing overnight just to get their hands on the latest innovation, there is still that all important question, as to whether…

Internet of Things

The Power of Amazon’s Alexa Is Now On Your iPhone

By | Mar 17, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Starting this week, Amazon has begun rolling out a new feature to its mobile iOS shopping app that adds the Alexa powered voice assistant to it. Prior to the update, the Amazon app voice search feature only allowed users to seek out items to…

Kickstarter

Los Angeles

Superscreen Rethinks How You Engage with Your Smartphone

By | Feb 27, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Smartphones are the primary tool used to engage with the digital world. Thanks to increased performance, better battery life, improved wireless networks, and an infinite marketplace to connect developers and consumers, the shift towards mobile-only is not just a trend but a reality. So, why…

Entrepreneur

16 Business Leaders That Took a Stand on the Immigration Ban

By | Jan 31, 2017 at 11:20 am

Over the weekend, Donald Trump enacted an immigration ban that saw a number of US citizens detained at airports around the country. Almost immediately, protestors from Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and many more descended on ORD, LAX, SFO and every airport code you…

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CES

Las Vegas

Amp by OIO Turns Your iPad Air Into a Home Theater Experience

By | Jan 6, 2017 at 4:30 pm

The iPad was the first iteration of the tablet, bringing these sleek screens into our homes for the first time. While they provided the portability of a smartphone and the immersion of a laptop, the comparatively smaller size and limited speakers made its entertainment…

CES

Las Vegas

Giroptic iO Makes 360° Photos on iPhones a Snap

By | Jan 4, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Let’s be honest; you take your smartphone everywhere. Whether you’re looking for a way to capture a lively party or just need a loyal companion to keep you company in the bathroom, these little devices have become part of your family. And if you want to…

Mobile

The Battle of the Voice Assistants: Google vs. Siri [Infographic]

By | Dec 13, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Smartphones evolved from a mere phone to an artificially intelligent computer in your pocket when Apple introduced Siri to the iOS users. It’s with Siri that the need for smartphone assistants was fueled in the first place. Siri has come a long way since 2011…

Apple

The iPhone Still Tops Most Holiday Wish Lists

By | Dec 7, 2016 at 2:20 pm

It’s no surprise that electronics were the most popular gifts purchased on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. And while one might think that 4K TVs and video game consoles might be at top of the request list, Apple products are expected to dominate the wish…

Apple

Apple Wants to Teach Your Kids How to Code for Free

By | Nov 30, 2016 at 3:30 pm

While Elon Musk is racing for Mars, there’s another race happening in school systems around the world: the race to integrate computer science into their curriculum. There are currently over 517,000 computer science jobs on the market, which is projected to grow at twice…

Travel

How Millennials Are Influencing the Vacation Industry

By | Nov 16, 2016 at 5:50 pm

For generations, vacations required a great deal of planning and consideration. Before the digital age, there were no online reviews, no affordable travel websites, and no airlines designed to save you money. Most people relied on travel agents and fancy brochures to plan their…

Tips & How To’s

5 Helpful Tips for New iPhone 7 Owners

By | Nov 2, 2016 at 10:30 am

If you haven’t gotten the hang of your new iPhone 7 or 7 Plus yet, that’s ok. You might have noticed some big changes in the phone from its older 6, 6S, and 6 Plus models. Most notably, the home button has changed, the device…

Product Launch

London

BLOCKS Puts Musical Expression In the Palm of Your Hand

By | Nov 1, 2016 at 6:50 pm

In a world of portability, having your music with you goes a long way. And now, it’s easier than ever to take your DJ skills on-the-road. Roli, the musical hardware and software instrument company, has released BLOCKS, a customizable modular music kit that allows users…

Gear & Gadgets

Cupertino

iPhone 7 Plus: More Power, More Battery, Less Innovation [Review]

By | Oct 19, 2016 at 2:30 pm

The much anticipated iPhone 7 is now readily available, and beyond making waves with the extermination of the headphone jack, it’s also the end-result of a maturing product line. Now going toe-to-toe with Google’s new Pixel line, we’re going to see these two hardware giants…

Business

Samsung’s Note 7 Loss Is Apple’s iPhone 7 Gain

By | Oct 18, 2016 at 9:15 am

Samsung, as you may have heard, is having a terrible year. You know your smartphone will fail when the federal government makes it a crime to bring it on board an airplane. Just last week, Samsung began sending out fire-proof boxes for those who wished…

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…

Opinion/Analysis

How the iPhone 7 Reinforces the Market Potential of Hearable Devices

By | Oct 6, 2016 at 7:30 pm

On September 7th, Apple released its iPhone 7, which noticeably lacked the traditional headphone jack included in all earlier models. The design change generated a litany of complaints, social backlash, and even petitions. Responding to criticism, company president Phil Schiller responded that it took “courage”…