There are more tablets available with kid-protections and controls. Tech is topping the Christmas lists this year as parents are prepared to indulge. A PBS Kids survey shows that 54 percent of parents plan to pick up a techie gift this year, more specifically tablets. Kids want bigger screens to play games and watch movies [...]
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The heavy investment of both time and money can be a put off when you want to build an app for your business. But, now entering the mobile market no longer necessarily requires thousands of dollars and months of work. There are many mobile platforms available to help you build an app on a budget [...]
Xiaomi, a Chinese smartphone manufacturer, has just sold 150,000 units of its latest flagship device, the Mi-3, in under 10 minutes – using only a chat app: Tencent-owned WeChat.
Between Q1 and Q3 this year, Vine grew 403%, making it the world’s fastest growing app. Twitter relaunched Vine in January, explaining its exponential growth.
BitLock BitLock, a keyless bike lock, is a U-lock that can be opened electronically by an iPhone or Android app. With that electronic aspect comes other features, such as a GPS tracker and a fitness tracker that can record miles biked, calories burned, and CO2 emissions avoided. Whoever has admin-like status can grant or revoke [...]
OpenRemote is an open-source Internet of Things platform. If you were to buy several Internet-connected home gadgets—say, a “smart” thermostat, “smart” door lock, and “smart” window blinds—you would likely have to control each one with a separate app, meaning it exists on its own. But, that’s not how Elier Ramirez does it. In his home, an iPad [...]
Cardless ATM lets you withdraw cash using your phone. Three banks in Chicago, Los Angeles, and Illinois have been testing a service that allows bank customers to use an app that would allow them to retrieve ATM cash in mere seconds, no plastic necessary.
Brewbot A delicious and rewarding hobby is brewing beer at home. It is also a complex and time-consuming hobby. If your beer is going to come out right you will need the right amount of hops, barley, yeast, and water. They must be combined and heated at very specific times and temperatures. Homebrewers taking on [...]
102 billion mobile apps will be downloaded around the world during 2013. Everywhere you look there’s someone using a mobile app for something. It’s an industry that’s flourished at an incredible rate since the arrival of the iPhone in 2007–and now, Gartner says this year, global revenues from apps will be $26 billion, a rise of more than 44% [...]
Google Glass Google Glass will be getting its very own app store next year. The news was first revealed in a New York Times Magazine piece this past weekend. Since then, Google has confirmed it to the blog Marketing Land.