• Apple Posts A Workaround For The iOS Messages Bug, Promises A Fix Is Coming

    Apple Posts A Workaround For The iOS Messages Bug, Promises A Fix Is Coming

    Apple has published a support document detailing a workaround to temporarily resolve the situation with the nasty Messages bug that was capable of crashing iPhones. The document offers a simple series of steps that will allow users to re-open the Messages app after being hit by the bug, and notes that a fix will be made available in a future software update, as previously promised. In case… Read More

  • To Clean Up Your Startup’s B.S., Bring Sales Into The Leadership Team

    To Clean Up Your Startup’s B.S., Bring Sales Into The Leadership Team

    “Coin-operated idiots”. Even if no one says it out loud about sales people anymore, they might still think it. It’s the perception some startup CEOs have when it comes to their sales force (unless the founders have come from sales themselves). Just load ‘em up and watch them do their mindless best … like at a laundromat. Read More

  • Path Sells Its Social Networking App To Daum Kakao

    Path Sells Its Social Networking App To Daum Kakao

    The company behind the Path social networking app might be looking for a new name. That’s because Dave Morin and crew have sold their social networking app of the same name to Korean messaging heavyweight Daum Kakao. Read More

  • Here’s A First Look At Android M

    Android M is still in its very early days; Google just released the first developer preview for use on test devices today. We flashed it onto a Nexus 5, and took a look around to see what was new. The OS is far from feature-complete at this stage, but you can still get a first look at some key features in the video above. The changes to the app drawer, and to volume controls, are small but… Read More

  • Google Photos’ Unlimited Free Storage Could Clobber Apple’s Expensive iCloud

    Google Photos’ Unlimited Free Storage Could Clobber Apple’s Expensive iCloud

    How much does a terabyte of photo storage cost? On iCloud, $240 a year. Dropbox, $100. Microsoft OneDrive, $84. Flickr, $25. Google, $0. It’s free on desktop, Android, and iOS. Today, Google announced its new Google Photos product, which offers unlimited free storage of photos and videos. The only limits are that photos must be under 16 megapixels, and video resolution is capped at 1080P. Read More

  • Uber Unveils Design Concept For Its New, 420,000 Square-Foot Headquarters In SF

    Uber Unveils Design Concept For Its New, 420,000 Square-Foot Headquarters In SF

    Images detailing the design behind Uber’s giant new corporate headquarters have emerged, showing what the new, two-building corporate campus should look like when it opens up in a few years. Occupying San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood, the new buildings should offer up more than 420,000 square feet of new office and retail space to the company. Read More

  • Apple Acquires Augmented Reality Company Metaio

    Apple Acquires Augmented Reality Company Metaio

    Apple has acquired Metaio, an augmented reality startup that launched way back in 2003 as an offshoot of a project at Volkswagen. The company’s site said it stopped taking new customers, and now a legal document shows Apple has bought it. The document confirms a transfer of shares of the startup to Apple on May 21st/22nd. When asked by TechCrunch, Apple responded with its standard… Read More

  • Google Photos Breaks Free Of Google+, Now Offers Free, Unlimited Storage

    Google Photos Breaks Free Of Google+, Now Offers Free, Unlimited Storage

    Google officially announced its long-rumored revamp of its photo-sharing service, Google Photos, at its I/O developer conference in San Francisco today. The killer feature? Users can now backup up full-resolution photos and videos – up to 16MP for photos and 1080p for videos – to Google’s cloud for free. The service will roll out to Android, iOS and web users starting today… Read More

  • The Mary Meeker Internet Trends 2015 Report

    The Mary Meeker Internet Trends 2015 Report

    If your life depends on technology, you better read this cover to cover. Kleiner Perkins partner Mary Meeker’s yearly Internet Trends report is the ultimate compilation of essential tech statistics. Encompassing everything from Snapchat to drones, smartphone penetration to on-demand food. Today she dropped the 2015 report. If you want the edited version with our added analysis, check out… Read More