Mobile

The apps, platforms and businesses redefining how we use computers

  • Expense report analysis startup AppZen raises $13M to build a smarter back office

    Expense report analysis startup AppZen raises $13M to build a smarter back office

    Expense reports aren’t the most exciting thing in the universe. But when you reach the scale of say, Amazon, and have tens of thousands of employees, making sure everything comes through smoothly and the right things are being billed to the company could mean the difference in millions of dollars to your bottom line. And when Anant Kale walks into the office of a big company and asks for… Read More

  • Essential Phone is the best deal in smartphones thanks to camera updates

    Essential Phone is the best deal in smartphones thanks to camera updates

    The Essential Phone has come a long way since launch in one key area: Photography. When it first hit the market a few months ago, the camera had a nasty tendency to crash and was a bit slow to load and process photos. But Essential has stayed true to its promise of delivering frequent and effective Camera app updates, and the result is a smartphone total package that is easily the best value… Read More

  • Apple releases iOS 11.1 with shiny new emojis

    Apple releases iOS 11.1 with shiny new emojis

    New emojis. Do you need to hear anything else? Apple just released an iOS update. iOS 11.1 is the first feature update for iOS 11. It adds a couple of new things, starting with dozens of new emojis. Apple already previewed some of the new emojis, but they are now available to everyone. It includes mythical creatures, such as wizards, fairies, mermaids and vampires. There are some new… Read More

  • Kevin Rose launches free rapid meditation app Oak

    Kevin Rose launches free rapid meditation app Oak

    If it’s tough to find even five minutes of quiet in your busy day, Oak could be the meditation app for you. Launched today by Digg founder and True Ventures partner Kevin Rose, the free Oak app offers quick and simple breathing exercises as well as longer guided and DIY meditations. Read More

  • Unroll.Me brings its email management app to Android

    Unroll.Me brings its email management app to Android

    Android users will now be able to battle junk mail and manage their email subscriptions using the new Android app from Unroll.Me. To be clear, anyone with a smartphone could get the benefits of the service already. You just had to connect you email account, then use Unroll.Me’s features to unsubscribe to the emails you didn’t want and roll-up the rest into a single daily… Read More

  • 12 neat hidden features in the iPhone X

    With the iPhone X, Apple has had to rethink many of the iOS core gestures. The new device features a brand new design with a taller display, Face ID and no home button. If you plan on buying a new iPhone X, it’s going to take a while to get used to these new metaphors. So here’s a list of some not-so-obvious features in the iPhone X. Matthew Panzarino also wrote a thorough review… Read More

  • Samsung posts another record profit thanks to its chips business

    Samsung posts another record profit thanks to its chips business

    Samsung posted another record quarter, and it again has its components business to thank for more stellar results. The Korea tech giant shrugged off scandals, which include a jail sentence for its de facto leader and last year’s Note 7 saga, to record a 14.53 trillion won ($12.92 billion) profit for the recent Q3 2017 period. Revenue came in at 62.05 trillion won ($55.18 billion), up… Read More

  • Apple’s spat with Qualcomm may reportedly escalate to the hardware level

    Apple’s spat with Qualcomm may reportedly escalate to the hardware level

    Apple and Qualcomm’s feud appears to be escalating further heading into the fourth quarter, as a new report by The Wall Street Journal this evening indicates Apple is designing iPhones and iPads that would not include Qualcomm’s components. Instead, Apple may opt to work with Intel and possibly MediaTek for its modem chips, according to the report. This would be another… Read More

  • No, iPhones don’t have a special folder for your sexy pics

    No, iPhones don’t have a special folder for your sexy pics

    It’s understandable when things change as fast as they do these days that it takes a bit for our ideas of how things work to catch up to how they actually work. One misunderstanding worth clearing up is the suggestion that Apple (or Google, or whoever) is somewhere maintaining a special folder in which all your naughty pics are kept. You’re right to be suspicious, but that’s… Read More

  • Instagram injects 2X bigger Stories previews mid-feed

    Instagram injects 2X bigger Stories previews mid-feed

    Instagram Stories is doing so well, the app wants to ensure you don’t just scroll by its Snapchat clone. Instagram confirms to TechCrunch that it has redesigned its mid-feed re-engagement box for Stories to show preview tiles of people’s slideshows that are twice as big as the Stories bar atop the feed. The box appears slotted between traditional permanent posts part way down the feed. Read More

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