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Crunch Report | Flying Car for $400,000

Musical.ly releases Ping Pong, a new video messenger app, PAL-V is pre-selling its flying car, Elon Musk talks about the symbiosis of mind and machine and Apple might be contemplating wireless chargin

Outlook for iOS adds support for third-party extensions

Microsoft launched a major update to Outlook for iOS today that, for the first time, brings add-ins to a mobile version of Outlook. While Microsoft prefers the word “add-ins,” these are es

Crunch Report | Apple Suing Qualcomm for $1 Billion

Apple is suing Qualcomm for $1 billion, the hit app Meitu may be collecting too much data, Whitehouse.gov removes LGBT, climate change and more and Kristen Stewart appeared as a co-author on an AI pap

Crunch Report | Super Mario Run Hits the App Store

Super Mario Run is now in the App Store, Instagram passes 600 million users, Facebook hits fake news where it hurts, Facebook releases a bunch of overlays and stickers for Messenger and Tom Wheeler is

Crunch Report | Casey Neistat’s Beme Acquired by CNN

Casey Neistat's Beme gets acquired by CNN, how did Black Friday 2016 do?, getting iCloud spam calendar invites?, Uber China gets its own app and San Francisco's Muni gets hacked. All this on Crunch Re

Meet the new Nom, a food lover’s photo-sharing dream

People will never stop talking on the internet about what’s for dinner. The massive reach and engagement of new media properties like Tastemade, which offers short video cooking lessons, or BuzzFeed

Crunch Report | Facebook’s Fake News Problem

Facebook has a fake news problem, Snapchat's Spectacles hype train continues into Tulsa, Oklahoma, Apple releases a coffee table book, Microsoft partners with OpenAI and we have our friend Justin Kan

Google’s new Sprayscape app is purposely imperfect

With Android Experiments, Google is giving itself the freedom to experiment with quirky little apps that show off some interesting technologies but don’t really have any other real purpose. The

Taking a swing for the Grammys with the new Lip Sync Battle app

The art of the lip sync has had a profound impact on the state of our…ok no, but dammit is lip synching fun. For those of you locked in a Faraday cage, pretending to sing has become all the rag

Service Protect will automatically detect when your flight is delayed and request compensation

Service is an app we’ve covered before – the startup acts as an intermediary between you and businesses where you’ve had bad experiences. So this means whenever your bags are lo

Musical.ly launches live.ly for live streaming

Musical.ly is expanding beyond music videos with the launch of live.ly, its live stream platform. Users will be able to broadcast through the live.ly app, and the streams will be viewable on musical.l

‘Europe by rail’ booking platform, Loco2, finally gets an app

Pan-European train travel booking website Loco2 has launched its first app, letting iOS users book and pay for trips via their phone. Launching an Android app is also on its roadmap for this year.

Politically themed social network Roust launches iOS app

Launched last July as “a social network for connecting with others to discuss polarizing topics such as politics, religion and social issues,” Roust releases their first iOS app today to give mem

Famous, Formerly The Controversial People-Trading App Stolen, Hits Android After App Store Ban

The creators of a buzzy but controversial mobile game called Stolen, which let users buy and sell Twitter profiles as if they were trading cards, proactively shut their application down after respondi

Hype Or Not, Peach Hit The Top 10 Social Networking App List Fast

You’ve probably heard quite a bit about social networking/messaging app Peach. Some say it’s dumb, some say it’s great, and a lot say something in between. What do I feel about it? I

Reddit’s Official Android App Is Coming Soon

If you’ve been using third-party apps or the mobile version of Reddit on your Android device, you’ll be happy to know that the company is finally going to offer an official app for the pla

This App Shoots VHS Quality Video That Bob Saget Would Be Proud Of

If you long for the shitty quality videos of pre-2000, the ones shot on a camcorder, then this iOS app is for you. Fittingly, it’s called VHS Camcorder and it costs $3.99. It’s kind of wor

Square Launches Dashboard App For iOS So Businesses Can Track Sales In Real-Time

Over the past few years, Square has evolved from being “that payment company with the recognizable dongle,” to an indispensable part of the technology stack for quite a few businesses. It&

GIFs Is A Mac App For Finding The Best Animated Encapsulation Of Your Current Emotion

In work and personal online communication, I find myself using animated GIFs almost more than words these days. Between Slack and iMessage, there’s little that needs to be said that isn’t

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
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