Apps

  • Everest, The Peter Thiel-Backed App For Achieving Your Dreams, Shuts Down

    Everest, The Peter Thiel-Backed App For Achieving Your Dreams, Shuts Down

    Everest, a Peter Thiel-backed mobile startup that launched an app last year to help you “achieve your dreams,” is shutting down. The company had raised $2.2 million over three rounds, according to data from CrunchBase, but failed to attract enough users in order to justify the expense of running the service and keeping the team employed, admits an email sent out to Everest users… Read More

  • Dull’s App Brings Trending Content From Around The Web To Your iPhone

    Dull’s App Brings Trending Content From Around The Web To Your iPhone

    A new mobile application called Dull wants to fill your moments of downtime by offering a feed of random content to mindlessly browse through, including photos, music, GIFs, news and information, products, and more. The end result is an app that lets you stare mindlessly at your phone, when there’s nothing else to do – or when you’ve grown tired of scrolling through… Read More

  • EyeEm Launches Open Edit, Letting You See How Pros Edit Their Photos

    EyeEm Launches Open Edit, Letting You See How Pros Edit Their Photos

    Photosharing startup EyeEm has launched version 5.0 of their mobile app on iOS and Android, bringing a slew of changes to their editing system that make it easier to get your photos looking like the shots curated from professionals. Read More

  • Inbox Messenger Raises $3.9 Million For Its Design-Focused Private Messaging App

    Inbox Messenger Raises $3.9 Million For Its Design-Focused Private Messaging App

    A mobile messaging application called Inbox Messenger, which combines user privacy features with a minimalist design, has raised $3.9 million in seed funding, the company announced today. The investment, though higher than the average seed round, comes from a group of unnamed angel investors and is designed to help the company grow its engineering and product teams, expand its customer… Read More

  • Facebook’s Interest-Based Social App Rooms Is Now Easier To Use

    Facebook’s Interest-Based Social App Rooms Is Now Easier To Use

    Facebook’s “Rooms” application, like many of the experiments put out by Facebook’s Creative Labs – which is also responsible for apps like Paper, Slingshot, Mentions and Groups – has not been an overnight viral sensation. However, it is notable for being the first app from Facebook that didn’t require users to go by their real name, allowing… Read More

  • Lost-Item Tracker Tile Arrives On Android

    Lost-Item Tracker Tile Arrives On Android

    When Tile, the square-shaped lost-item tracker that attaches to bags, bikes, key chains and more, announced this fall that it had raised $13 million in funding (a combination of a seed round and Series A investment), the company said it had earmarked some of that money to be put towards hiring more Android engineers. Now that investment has paid off, as Tile today debuts support for… Read More

  • Goal-Tracking And Self-Improvement App Lift Adds Personal Coaching, Raises $1.1M More

    Goal-Tracking And Self-Improvement App Lift Adds Personal Coaching, Raises $1.1M More

    Lift, the mobile app incubated by Twitter co-founders’ Obvious Corp., launched last year to help people build healthier habits and achieve their goals by offering a simple way to track your progress while supported by a social community who provide pushes, motivation and positive reinforcement to keep users on track. Today, Lift is expanding its set of support options to focus on… Read More

  • Fans Can Create Albums For Favorite Teams In Fancred Update

    Fans Can Create Albums For Favorite Teams In Fancred Update

    Fancred, the social networking app for sports fans, released an update today that enables fans to set up detailed profile pages with an album for each team they support. Fancred will even pull related team material fans have posted on community and team pages into appropriate team albums automatically. Fancred aspires to be the LinkedIn of sports, but instead of tracking professional… Read More

  • Love of Sports App Demo

    ‘The Love Of Sports’ Wants To Connect Mobile Sportsball Lovers

    TechCrunch recently sat down with Avery D’Alessandro to pick over his mobile app, ‘The Love of Sports.’ The application, recently launched, wants to connect sports fans on the go. Its premise is that if you are the social sort of sports-adjacent human, you most likely want to hang out with your friends at the game, or at the bar watching game. Another higher-level social… Read More

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