Apps

Hiro Baby’s personal assistant for new parents helps you survive baby’s first year

Adding iMessage support sent app downloads soaring

iOS 10 may have only reached roughly half of iPhones and iPads so far, but developers who readied their mobile apps for the new iMessage App Store are already benefitting, a new study finds. Existi

StubHub launches the first ticketing app for Apple TV

Apple TV is getting its first ticketing application today with the launch of StubHub, which will allow owners of the fourth-generation Apple TV device to search for concert tickets, and even see what

Baidu’s new TalkType keyboard app emphasizes voice input over typing

Typing on small screens can still be challenging, but today’s keyboard apps still focus on text entry over speech, despite the advances in voice-based computing and the increasing accuracy of sp

PewDiePie’s new game “Tuber Simulator” hits the top of the App Store, crashes

What happens when the world’s biggest YouTube star Felix “PewDiePie” Kjellberg tells his 48 million YouTube subscribers to download and play his new mobile game? The game promp

Luna Launcher turns your Android phone into a kid-friendly device

On the fence about whether your child is old enough for their own smartphone? A new app called Luna Launcher can help you warm to the idea, by offering a simple way to limit access to select apps and

Grow launches its app for socially responsible investing

Amid an increasing number robo-investors like Betterment, Stash, and Robinhood, a new San Francisco-based fintech startup called Grow is entering the fray to compete based on investment type, not o

This crazy iMessage app lets you prank friends by putting words in their mouth

Got iOS 10? Want to mess with your friends? A hilarious new iMessage App called Phoneys lets you prank others by sending stickers that look exactly like iMessage text bubbles. And thanks to the new

Google’s search app now sports an incognito mode

Looking to surf the mobile web privately, but generally prefer the Google Search app over standalone browsers like Safari or Chrome? Then you’ll appreciate the latest update to the Google Search

Airbnb revamps its app with new tools for hosts, improved messaging

Airbnb may not be ready to unveil its new travel services app, Airbnb Trips, just yet, but in the meantime the company is giving its flagship application a big makeover. The upcoming version of the

Momento for iMessage turns your photos into GIFs

Although the iMessage App Store is currently dominated by sticker packs, there are a few clever apps breaking through. One such app is Momento, an iMessage-only app that automatically turns your photo

Apple’s iMessage App Store already has over 1,650 apps, majority are sticker packs

In just over a week, Apple’s iMessage App Store has grown to over 1,650 applications and sticker packs – more than the original iPhone had at launch as well as the 1,000 total that were r

Yahoo View brings Hulu’s free programming to mobile, but is limited to clips

Yahoo View, the company’s recently launched gambit to go after cord cutters by offering free video content from Hulu, is now available on mobile. Yahoo has just debuted an iOS version of the m

Tinder’s newest app, Tinder Stacks, lets you swipe on anything

Tinder today is launching a new application for social polling. The company announced the debut of “Tinder Stacks,” an app for iMessage users that will let you use the “swipe to like

Everalbum is proof that SMS invite spam still works

Developers call it “growth hacking.” Recipients call it spam. The latest app to engage in the less-than-wholesome practice of asking users to text invite links to your entire contact lis

Google Books will now make better suggestions on what to read next

Google today is launching a new feature for Google Books which aims to offer a better challenge to Amazon’s Kindle app when it comes to helping you find new things to read. Called “Discov

Google launches a personalized travel planner, Google Trips

Google today is launching a new mobile application, aimed at helping you better plan your vacations and other travels. Called Google Trips, the iOS and Android app pulls in a combination of data from

Microsoft updates Outlook for iOS with Sunrise-inspired features

Following Microsoft’s acquisition and today’s shutdown of the beloved mobile calendaring application Sunrise, the company announced this morning an upgraded Outlook application which now

WTF is Verizon doing with its streaming app go90?

Is anyone actually watching videos in Verizon’s go90 mobile streaming application? That question was posed to the audience this morning at TechCrunch Disrupt SF, and fewer than 10 people raised

Google’s new iOS app Cardboard Camera lets you snap VR photos to share with friends

Google today launched a new application for iOS users called “Cardboard Camera,” which allows you to create 3D, 360-degree photos using your mobile device’s camera. The app was previ
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