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Security

New GhostCtrl Virus Is Filming You Through Your Android Apps

By | Jul 20, 2017 at 11:30 am

Ever since Mark Zuckerberg told us he covers his laptop camera with a piece of tape for security reasons, the fear of malware has been real in the tech world and beyond. With cyber crimes becoming a staple of the evening news, while costing businesses…

Productivity

6 Productivity Apps to Make Life Easier for Project Managers

By | Jul 9, 2017 at 10:30 am

Are you trying to be more productive with your time? Turning your smartphone into a personal assistant and a productivity aid is not only a good idea, it’s also incredibly easy. Whether you want to start a blog, make a financial transaction, track business…

Gaming

How the Apple App Store Redesign Will Impact the Gaming Industry

By | Jul 7, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Apple’s app store launched nine years ago. Just last month, it announced its biggest update since, which will roll out with the iOS 11 update, expected in autumn of this year. Given the important of the app store in the app developer community, I…

Mobile

11 Methods to Inspire Users to Download and Use Your Mobile App

By | Jul 3, 2017 at 9:20 am

After a lot of hard work, you’ve created a mobile app, one you know users will want. Perhaps it provides sales options or coupons toward your products, or maybe it solves some specific problem that a user might have, like keeping information organized or…

Dev & Design

Bid Farewell to These 6 Worst Website Design Habits

By | Jun 29, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Your website is the primary online identity of your business. Hence, it has to be flawless. It is the space through which your potential clients can gather all their information on your company. A well designed web design can make or break your business….

Mobile

7 Interesting Facts About Smartphones on the iPhone’s 10th Birthday

By | Jun 29, 2017 at 9:20 am

Ten years ago, the world changed. While Nokia brick phones and Motorola RAZRs ruled the mobile landscape for most of the early 2000s, Apple changed the game forever with the iPhone, making smartphones one of the most used technological breakthroughs since the toilet. Yes,…

Startups & Apps

Even Pope Francis Has Used This E-Blessing App

By | Jun 27, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Pope Francis is no stranger to innovative ideas. In addition to being a constant advocate for the combination of tech and faith, he also sent his social media guru to SXSW to discuss the importance of being open minded to new technologies in an…

Tips & How To’s

Irvine

How to Connect With Customers Through Targeted Content

By | Jun 27, 2017 at 8:30 am

The growing development of social media, smartphones and big data analytics are changing the world of online retail. Companies must alternate between the quickly-changing habits of those in touch with technology trends, while also remaining accessible and functional to customers still relying on older…

Gaming

Tokyo

SEGA Forever Will Deliver Free Retro Mobile Games to Your Smartphone

By | Jun 23, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Everything retro is huge right now. Stranger Things — and I say this with love — is nothing but a grab-bag of retro nostalgia. The result: a critical and financial success. More and more brands are jumping into 70s or 80s throwbacks, even when they…

Startup Spotlight

Startup Spotlight: Smart Leads, Online Debates and Free Music

By | Jun 23, 2017 at 12:20 pm

While outside it’s heating up for summer, we’re staying cool indoors researching startups. Each week, Tech.Co looks for five new businesses with creative or innovative ideas so you can keep your cool all summer long. This week we found companies offering smart home security,…

Security

18 Science Fiction Movies That Used Biometrics

By | Jun 23, 2017 at 8:30 am

Decades ago, the concept of facial and voice recognition and retinal scanners was only for the Starship Enterprise. Today biometrics, a term used to refer to metrics related to human characteristics, have become an everyday usage for anyone with an advanced smartphone to access control and identification…

Startup Spotlight

Phoenix

Startup Spotlight: World Travel, Compact Car Seats and Portable Vaults

By | Jun 16, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Summer is almost here and we’re dreaming of sunshine and palm trees. We might not be there yet, but here at Tech.Co, we’re adding some of this tech-savvy gear to our packing list! Each week, we scour the web for five of the latest…

Augmented Reality

Los Angeles

The World’s First Augmented Reality Dating App Is Finally Here

By | Jun 15, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Before Pokémon Go hit smartphones around the world like a ton of bricks, the augmented reality discussion was cemented in a futuristic image of the tech. Think Ironman’s heads up display without the cumbersome helmet and the English voice assistant. People have had high…

Marketing

Nashville

7 Ways to Keep Customers Coming Back to Your App

By | Jun 6, 2017 at 6:30 pm

There’s already an uphill climb to gain customers, and to get them to use your app is even more of an effort. App adoption rates are generally very low and as many as 78 percent of mobile apps will be abandoned after their first use….

Mobile

If Your Company Doesn’t Have a Mobile Strategy, You’ve Already Lost

By | Jun 2, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Staying alive in the business world is no easy feat. With perpetually shifting trends and new platforms to master, the ability to keep up is perhaps the most valuable asset a startup can possess. Whether your tracking social media algorithms or brushing up on…

Mobile

3 Things to Consider Before Launching Your Mobile App

By | May 22, 2017 at 9:15 am

The most successful pricing strategy for certain brands could seem counter-intuitive. When we switched business models at Montessorium for our geography app, everything changed. By offering in-app purchases, we were navigating entirely new terrain in the hopes of reaching a wider audience. Because this premium…

Startups & Apps

NYC

Now NYC Ex-Pats Can Finally Relax to the Sounds of Their Neighborhood

By | May 18, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Everyone loves the environment they grew up in or spent their formative years in. For me, that’s my hometown of Seattle. We haven’t had a week without rain since September, and I love it. But the U.S. city with the biggest, most outsized rep…