• Next’s Clever New iOS Keyboard Has Almost Everything You Want

    Next’s Clever New iOS Keyboard Has Almost Everything You Want

    Ever since Apple introduced support for custom keyboards in iOS 8, third-party developers rushed in to fill the void with keyboards that offered an array of features like predictive emoji, easy access to GIFs, swipe-based input, and more. Today, another new contender is throwing its hat into the now-crowded ring: Next, a skinnable custom keyboard that offers predictive typing, fast… Read More

  • Apple May Introduce iPad Pro, iPad Mini 4 At September 9 Event: Report

    Apple May Introduce iPad Pro, iPad Mini 4 At September 9 Event: Report

    Apple’s upcoming press event, scheduled for September 9, is going to be a long one, if we’re choosing to believe the rumors. Alongside new iPhones and a brand new (potentially world-dominating) Apple TV 4, both of which are reported to debut at the event, we may also get an introduction to the long-rumored iPad Pro and a refreshed iPad mini, according to 9to5Mac’s Mark… Read More

  • Bring Home Your Own Star Wars BB-8 Droid, Thanks To Sphero

    Usually, when you fall in love with some cool gadget depicted on-screen in the latest science fiction blockbuster, the best you can hope for is that maybe, maybe some gifted entrepreneur will be inspired to bring it to life in the years to come. For the most part, that’ll be true of Star Wars: The Force Awakens (coming this December, as if you hadn’t already put it on your calendar). Read More

  • Airbnb Rolls Out An Apple Watch App

    Airbnb Rolls Out An Apple Watch App

    Airbnb has found its way onto the Apple Watch. The company is releasing a new Apple Watch app today that’s centered around lightweight communication between hosts and guests. Hosts and guests can use it to get notifications as well as read messages and respond to messages. Hosts can also accept booking requests straight from the watch. Read More

  • Clashem Is An Epic Video Battle App

    Clashem Is An Epic Video Battle App

    Advances in technology over the past few years has made access to video (both creation and consumption) as simple as pulling your smartphone out of your pocket. And with those advances come a whole crop of video sharing apps, not least of which is a new video battle app called Clashem. Launching out of the Red Bull Media House, Clashem pairs two videos (which may have absolutely nothing to do… Read More

  • AOL Confirms It Is Buying Millennial Media In $238M Deal To Expand In Mobile Ads

    AOL Confirms It Is Buying Millennial Media In $238M Deal To Expand In Mobile Ads

    This just in: AOL, itself acquired by Verizon for $4.4 billion earlier this year, has announced that it is making another purchase of its own. It is buying Millennial Media as it continues to build out its presence in digital advertising and specifically mobile ads. AOL will be paying $1.75/share for publicly traded Millennial, working out to an enterprise value of $238 million after… Read More

  • Wrap Raises $12.7M Series B, Launches Its Mobile Storytelling Platform Publicly

    Wrap Raises $12.7M Series B, Launches Its Mobile Storytelling Platform Publicly

    Spontaneous mobile experiences should be as effortless as possible, and the process of navigating the app store to download a company’s native app can often miss a user’s attention span. So goes the thinking with Wrap, which focuses on helping companies create highly interactive bite-sized mobile web experiences for its users to engage with. The company announced Thursday that… Read More

  • Samsung Outs A Sleep Tracker That Can Switch Off Your TV

    Samsung Outs A Sleep Tracker That Can Switch Off Your TV

    Samsung has announced a sleep tracker called SleepSense that can also plug into other connected devices you might have around your smart home — such as a smart TV or web-enabled air-con — to switch things off or on, or dial things up or down, based on whether you’re falling asleep or about to wake up. Read More

  • Privacy Concerns Raised Over Kids’ Apps And Websites

    Privacy Concerns Raised Over Kids’ Apps And Websites

    Given the sophisticated tracking technologies embedded into so many digital products and services as a matter of course, it should come as no surprise that a global privacy audit of children’s websites and apps has highlighted big concerns about the collection and use of kids’ data. Read More

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