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  • These two apps let you pretend you actually handwrote that greeting card

    These two apps let you pretend you actually handwrote that greeting card

    Getting a hand-written note in the mail today is a rare treat, as most of our communications have gone digital. Another reason for this? Our penmanship has massively suffered as we spend more time typing, and less writing with pen and paper. I mean, sure, I could send you a note right now – but could you actually read it? Highly doubtful. Fortunately, a pair of mobile applications, Felt… Read More

  • Apple Pay Now Supports Cards That Make Up 90% Of U.S. Credit Purchases

    Apple Pay Now Supports Cards That Make Up 90% Of U.S. Credit Purchases

    Apple Pay is gaining steam, just months after launch, with the company revealing to the NYT that it now supports cards from providers that make up 90 percent of the credit card purchases made in the U.S. In addition to ten new banks that are coming on board today, It’s now accepted in more places than ever before, with Staples, Winn-Dixie, Albertson and the Amway Center turning on support… Read More

  • Wildcard Raises $10 Million, Launches A Browser Built For The Mobile Web

    Wildcard Raises $10 Million, Launches A Browser Built For The Mobile Web

    A company called Wildcard is today launching a browser for the mobile age, designed specifically with the support of the newer “card” format in mind. Cards are a new design trend which emerged within mobile applications as a way to better showcase content, including rich media like photos and video, on devices’ small screens. Wildcard is also announcing it has raised… Read More

  • It’s Time For An Open Standard For Cards Crunch Network

    It’s Time For An Open Standard For Cards

    Cards are fast becoming the hot new design paradigm for mobile apps, but their importance goes far beyond mobile. Cards are modular, bite-sized content containers designed for easy consumption and interaction on small screens, but they are also a new metaphor for user-interaction that is spreading across all manner of other apps and content. Read More

  • Moonfrye Debuts Its Latest App, A Party Planning Mobile Shop Called P.S. XO

    Moonfrye Debuts Its Latest App, A Party Planning Mobile Shop Called P.S. XO

    Moonfrye, the family oriented startup best known as the company co-founded by former child star Soleil Moon Frye (aka TV’s “Punky Brewster”) has officially launched its second product, P.S. XO. Now available on the iPhone and iPad, the P.S. XO app allows consumers to take care of party planning activities directly from their mobile phone or tablet, including things like… Read More

  • YouTube Gets Google’s Card Design And Puts Stronger Focus On Playlists

    YouTube Gets Google’s Card Design And Puts Stronger Focus On Playlists

    YouTube is rolling out a new design to its users today that takes its cues from the “card-like” design Google now uses on many of its other web and mobile apps. The aim of the redesign, Google tells me, is to emphasize playlists by putting them front and center in the left sidebar. Read More

  • Kik Hits 100M Users, Adding New Ones At A Rate Of 200K Per Day

    Kik Hits 100M Users, Adding New Ones At A Rate Of 200K Per Day

    The messaging wars are in full swing, and Waterloo-based Kik is still seeing tremendous positive growth despite trailing its rival WhatsApp in terms of total userbase size. The company revealed today that it has just passed 100 million registered users, having added 70 million of those since this time last year. The startup also launched Cards, its HTML5-based in-app content sharing system… Read More

  • Evite Makes The Move To Printed Invites With Launch Of “Evite Ink”

    Evite Makes The Move To Printed Invites With Launch Of “Evite Ink”

    Evite, a brand known for its digital invitations and other social planning resources since its founding in 1998, is announcing a new product today which will allow consumers to send out printed paper invitations in addition to, or as an alternative to, their online invites. The new service, the first of many new initiatives expected to arrive in the coming months, is being called… Read More

  • Google Glass Update Adds Video Player, Voice Actions For Path And Evernote, And New Cards

    Google Glass Update Adds Video Player, Voice Actions For Path And Evernote, And New Cards

    Google has added some new features to Glass in the latest software update for its experimental face-based computing device. There’s a new video player with simple tap to start/pause, swipe to fast forward and rewind commands, and new voice commands for posting an update or taking a note that uses Path or Evernote glassware by default if you have them installed. Read More