Apps

  • Snapchat Launches Discover

    Snapchat Launches Discover

    Snapchat now has a Discover feature, which will let you see content from brands like ESPN, CNN, Vice and Warner Music. According to the blog post and video (embedded below), users will be able to watch daily stories compiled by artists, publishers, and even Snapchat’s own editorial staff. These stories will feature “full screen photos and videos, awesome long form layouts, and… Read More

  • Fuse Raises $2.8M For Design-Centric App Development Platform

    Fuse Raises $2.8M For Design-Centric App Development Platform

    Fuse, an Oslo and now Palo Alto-based startup offering a iOS and Android app development platform, emerged from stealth today while also announcing $2.8 million in new funding as it heads to launch. The funding was led by investor Northzone, a Nordic firm and Spotify backer. The company is also backed by Alliance Venture and other private investors. The Fuse platform has been in private… Read More

  • Pushbullet Can Now Send Your iOS Notifications To Your Mac, Raises $1.5M

    Pushbullet Can Now Send Your iOS Notifications To Your Mac, Raises $1.5M

    Since around March of last year, Pushbullet has done a damned good job of forwarding messages and notifications from your Android phone to your Mac. Today, Pushbullet gains support for iOS — and while they’re at it, they’ve launched a dedicated Mac app and raised $1.5M. Read More

  • Prynt Cell Phone Printer

    The Case That Turns Your Phone Into A Polaroid Camera Is Now On Kickstarter

    The Prynt case, which lets you print photos directly from your phone, is now available for pre-order on Kickstarter. Read More

  • Twitter Adds Group DMs, Mobile Video Capture And Editing

    Twitter Adds Group DMs, Mobile Video Capture And Editing

    Twitter has added the ability to Direct Message with more than one person at a time, meaning you can now have private group conversations on the service. They’re also rolling out the ability to shoot video, as well as edit and share it directly from the mobile Twitter app. Both of these represent Twitter moving to build into its product engagement opportunities previously left on the… Read More

  • Favado’s New App Helps You Find The Best Grocery Deals

    Favado’s New App Helps You Find The Best Grocery Deals

    In my house, I have a small stockpile of shampoo and other health and beauty products that I’ve acquired for almost nothing, thanks to coupon stacking techniques that let you go into stores and walk out with vastly discounted products. I’m disappointed if I don’t save at least 50% of my grocery bill using coupons, if not more. But working the system to your advantage in this… Read More

  • OftenType’s iOS 8 Keyboard App Wants To Save You Some Taps

    OftenType’s iOS 8 Keyboard App Wants To Save You Some Taps

    Tired of retyping stuff like your name, email and physical address when using iOS devices? A new keyboard app for iOS, called OftenType, has a quick fix for this type of personal data-related typing fatigue: it’s added custom shortcut keys to the standard iOS keyboard to save you some taps. Read More

  • As Google Looks To Expand Wallet Use, WePay Integrates Instant Buy API

    As Google Looks To Expand Wallet Use, WePay Integrates Instant Buy API

    Google is reportedly eyeing up an acquisition of Softcard to expand Google Wallet services to more points of sale with retailers; but it also wants to grow its position in the wider world of mobile-based transactions to compete with the likes of PayPal, by way of its Instant Buy API. Originally launched for Android in 2013, today the Instant Buy API is taking a step forward: Google is looking… Read More

  • Dojo Raises £800K To Scale Up Its Curated Guide To London

    Dojo Raises £800K To Scale Up Its Curated Guide To London

    Dojo, an app that curates “cool” places to eat, drink and visit in London, has raised an £800,000 seed round to help it scale up. This will include the imminent roll out of version 2 of the app, powered by a completely new backend that will enable Dojo to plug into a new city “in a matters of weeks,” says co-founder Robin Shimmin. Read More

  • Facebook Is Testing A Simple App For Low-End Android Phones

    Facebook Is Testing A Simple App For Low-End Android Phones

    Not content with spinning out apps for Messenger, Groups and new addition Rooms, Facebook is testing another standalone app. Facebook Lite, which some may recall as a simplified version of its mobile website back in 2009, has been specifically designed for low-end Android devices. Read More

  • Canary Home Security | Fly or Die

    Fly Or Die: Canary Home Monitoring System

    The home security market is quickly heating up. As IoT continues to be a dominating trend, security systems that use smaller, faster technology will become the central hub of the home for a fraction of the cost of traditional home monitoring systems. Canary is one of the most affordable and attractive options on the market, offering a single system that offers monitoring of everything from… Read More