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Boston

Startup Spotlight: Route Optimization, Angel Investors and Pickup Games

By | Jul 14, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Each week we bring you five smart tech ideas as part of our Startup Spotlight Series. This week, we found lifehacks that optimize your route, manage after-school pickup, getting face time with angel investors, and more. MyRouteOnline (Boston, MA) This startup emerged out of their…

Gear & Gadgets

Boston

TomTom Adventurer GPS Watch Designed With Hikers and Skiers in Mind

By | Jul 14, 2017 at 12:20 pm

In an expanding world of Android Smartwatches and the Apple Watch, there has been a recent shift in how athletes track and monitor their progress. Now, many GPS trackers are including extra bells and whistles that allow you to receive texts, use mini-apps, and…

Google

Google Just Uncovered a Massive Ad Fraud Network in Their App Store

By | May 30, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Google just located and removed 41 Android apps — all from a single developer — that secretly included malware in each download. The apps used infected Android phones to auto-click on ads, and the number of downloads makes this possibly the largest mobile ad…

Gear & Gadgets

OnePlus 3T Gives the Most Smartphone Bang For the Buck [Review]

By | May 9, 2017 at 4:30 pm

The past few years in the world of smartphones have been more about refinement of an industry and less about innovation. Curved screens, less buttons, water resistance, and better cameras are now becoming the norm, but nothing ground breaking has been released on the…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…