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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…

Games

This Company Turned Fake News Into an Arcade Game

By | Jul 12, 2017 at 9:20 am

The term “fake news” has become all too familiar in the last year. Whether it’s social media users pointing out that the article you shared was from a satirical website or the president talking about CNN, fake news has become a staple of our…

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…

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…

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,…

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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…

Interviews

Albuquerque

Gigabit Fiber Is Ramping Up Albuquerque’s Smart City Initiatives

By | Jun 26, 2017 at 8:30 am

A Smart City can mean a lot of different things, but it boils down to transparent data, responsive infrastructure, and Internet of things (IoT) technology to manage a city’s assets. For residents of a smart city, this can lead to being more informed and access…

Social Media

San Francisco

Social Media News: Facebook Gets GIFs, Twitter Goes Round

By | Jun 16, 2017 at 1:30 pm

In the ever changing world of social media, few updates drastically change how we interact with them. This week however marks a new notch on the timeline for two massive updates for both Facebook and Twitter, both of which you have undoubtedly already seen….

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…

FinTech

4 Peer-to-Peer Lending Apps You Should Be Using in 2017

By | Jun 8, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Many people get involved in peer-to-peer lending without having any idea what it is. This new thriving method of debt financing makes no recourse to financial institutions. People simply come together to lend and borrow from each other with minimal intermediary. Many investors now…

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….

Startups & Apps

The Not Hotdog App from HBO’s Silicon Valley Is Real

By | May 15, 2017 at 2:20 pm

HBO’s Silicon Valley has been touted as one of the funniest shows on TV right now. However, Bay Area entrepreneurs and startup founders are quick to point out that the show is remarkably accurate when it comes its portrayal of the tech world. Founder disputes,…

Tips & How To’s

5 Tips For A Successful Mobile App Launch

By | May 2, 2017 at 11:20 am

There are over 2 million apps available in Apple’s App Store and nearly 3 million in Google Play. New companies trying to launch an app today have a lot of competition. Getting attention for your app nowadays is no easy feat, and the organization and planning…

Startups & Apps

How Adding a Game to Their App Pushed This Company to More Than 160 Million Downloads

By | Apr 25, 2017 at 11:20 am

Success in the startup world is hard to come by. With hundreds of thousands of driven entrepreneurs constantly vying for media attention, venture capital, and potential customers, the battlefield is riddled with competition. And sometimes, something as simple as adding a game can make all…

Mobile

4 Reasons to Unlock Your Smartphone

By | Apr 13, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Several years ago, the Federal Communications Commission issued new requirements to the major wireless carriers in the US to ensure all smartphones can be unlocked. In an effort to both increase competition between the carriers and give consumers greater control over what they purchase,…

Mobile

How to Serve Your Mobile Customers in 2017

By | Apr 5, 2017 at 5:50 pm

In 2017’s highly competitive business environment, customer experience management is the core factor that can ensure your business’ success. Legacy customer service processes, like face-to-face meetings over a help desk are slowly being fazed out. We’ve all gone digital, and companies are investing heavily in…

Startups & Apps

The Top 5 Travel Apps in 2017

By | Mar 31, 2017 at 8:30 pm

Cab aggregators like Uber and Lyft dominated much of 2016, as ride-sharing became a mainstream concept. It became abundantly clear that people prefer to go cashless when it comes to travel. 2017 promises to be equally unique as new and existing travel apps offer a plethora…