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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…

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…

Startups & Apps

Top 5 Apps to Check Out This Weekend: Birds, Goats, Santa, and More

By | Dec 30, 2016 at 7:00 pm

While the holidays are coming to an end, the Christmas spirit is definitely still in the air. And for those who missed out on giving presents to your mothers and fathers, brothers and sisters, nieces and nephews, or friends and acquaintances, this list of apps…

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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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…

Indiegogo

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…

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…

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…

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…

Startups & Apps

Dropio Sells Products for Less Than Their Lowest Prices

By | Sep 27, 2016 at 9:15 am

When it comes to ecommerce, most stores and brands have their own website, where people can go directly to purchase from them. There are also other sites, like Amazon or eBay, that put most of those brands, stores, and even users all together for easy…

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…

Startups & Apps

Easily Discover Content and Collaborate with Cronycle’s New App

By | Aug 30, 2016 at 12:30 pm

In this world dominated by the Internet, content is a huge deal. According to Domo’s data from 2014, per minute nearly two and a half millions pieces of content are shared on Facebook, and Twitter users tweet 270,000 times – numbers that have likely…

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…

Product Launch

Los Angeles

Social To-Do List iOS App WeDo Launches Out of Beta

By | Jul 21, 2016 at 11:00 am

In a world filled with multi-tasking, continuous side-hustling, and all around attempting to manage your life, everyone has their own way of keeping track of what they want to accomplish. From Evernote to Asana, each platform and offering has their own unique set of…

Startups & Apps

Polymail: A Simple Email Client to Replace Your MailBox Needs

By | Jul 20, 2016 at 11:45 am

With the advent of mobile apps, the number of email clients available in the market has grown almost exponentially. Nowadays we have multiple options to choose from, with the possibility of going for the one that better suits our tastes, as well as what…