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Chicago

Startup Spotlight: Data Recovery, Fishing and LOLs

By | Dec 13, 2017 at 1:30 pm

The holidays can be a stressful time for individuals. But if you can find a way to sneak in some belly laughs and chuckles, everything is going to be much better for your mind and body to make it through. This week in Startup…

Apple

20 Most Popular iOS Apps of 2017

By | Dec 12, 2017 at 10:50 am

The end of the year brings about a lot of reflection. Whether your giving thanks for blessings you’ve enjoyed in 2017 or brainstorming your resolution for an even better 2018, thinking back on what made your year great is an annual tradition on par…

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Apple

Cupertino

How To Use Your iPhone X – A Guided Tour

By | Nov 3, 2017 at 6:15 pm

The new iPhone X is now out and you may be scratching your head as to how to use this new device without the trusted home button. You are not alone. To help users to quickly learn how to handle the new gestures needed…

Apple

San Francisco

These 69 New Emojis Have Arrived on iOS 11

By | Oct 31, 2017 at 8:00 pm

This week there was quite the debate raging about the way that the cheeseburger emoji was portrayed on the various platforms. If you don’t know what I’m referring to that’s ok, you’re probably living a more interesting life than most of America. But to…

Apple

Cupertino

What You Need to Know About the iOS 11 Release

By | Sep 19, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Apple’s 2017 suite of devices is officially known: You can feast your eyes on the specs for the Series 3 Watch, iPhone 8, and iPhone X. But they all need software to run on, which is why Apple’s newest operating system, iOS 11, released…

Programming education

Here’s How to Build iOS Apps in a Week

By | Sep 15, 2017 at 9:20 am

In anticipation of the new Apple iOS 11 and iPhone X release, developers will be shifting gears to get their apps built or updated in order to take advantage of the power and possibilities the software brings to the smartphone. If you’ve ever had…

Startups & Apps

Los Angeles

5 Design Apps to Help You Plan Home Renovations

By | Aug 24, 2017 at 7:15 am

If you are tired of the outdated look in your home, you do not need to buy a new home or move to another house. You can remodel your house and give it a modern outlook. Luckily, you use design tools on your mobile…

Startups & Apps

NYC

Top 7 Apps for Splitting Bills With Friends

By | Aug 15, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Have you ever had a relaxing Saturday brunch at a new dim sum restaurant with three or four friends only to end your meal with the most stressful math problem of the day: How to split the check? Splitting bills with friends has never…

Gear & Gadgets

Portland

Wacom Bamboo Sketch Stylus is Good for the Basics

By | Aug 13, 2017 at 3:50 pm

The Wacom Bamboo Sketch Stylus is a lot of fun. While it is not great for art, it is quite utilitarian and a lot of fun. It is a great crayon for scratching out rough sketches and diagrams, drawing on photos, or writing notes….

Apple

Cupertino

iPhone Rumors: What We Know (And What We Don’t)

By | Aug 11, 2017 at 10:50 am

You may or may not be aware, but Apple is teasing the release of another installment in its heralded iPhone series – iPhone 8. And, unlike the underwhelming ‘upgrade’ from the 6s to the 7, this one looks to be promising some truly revolutionary…

Dev & Design

Learn the Key Secrets to Effective UI/UX Design

By | Aug 11, 2017 at 6:30 am

These days, consumers want every product to be an experience. From movie theaters to restaurants to phone apps, users need to be totally engaged from point A to point B. As so, your app’s look and feel can determine whether it thrives or fails,…

Mobile

10 Most Downloaded Non-Game Apps in Q2, Ranked

By | Jul 25, 2017 at 11:30 am

A good app can do so much. It will organize your smartphone, connect you with friends, and keep you company on those longer trips to the bathroom. And while everyone loves a good mobile game, there are so many non-game apps out there that…

Apple

San Francisco

Pay Your Friends with Apple Pay in Messages

By | Jun 5, 2017 at 7:01 pm

We’ve all been there, you’re out to dinner with friends and it’s time to settle your bill. Everyone throws in their credit card making it a nightmare for the server to keep the various tabs straight, and adding ten minutes to your departure time….

Gear & Gadgets

San Francisco

This Parent Loves Apple’s New Do Not Disturb for Drivers

By | Jun 5, 2017 at 6:18 pm

As a mother of teen drivers there’s nothing more frightening than the thought of an accident (or worse) happening as a result of texting. And while I can tell them until I’m blue in the face not to access their phone and the laws…

Augmented Reality

San Francisco

Apple Dives Into Augmented Reality with ARKit for iOS 11

By | Jun 5, 2017 at 4:45 pm

This past year has been the year of augmented reality, as companies like Snap, Facebook, and Google have all offered apps that provide users with smart filters to augment reality. Today, Apple announced the launch of ARKit for the next version of the operating…

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…