Items tagged with mobile app

After a swift 'Kick' in the pants last year, Twitch has been making moves to improve its platform. Now, CEO Dan Clancy has announced plans for redesigning its mobile platform by prioritizing ways to help streamers grow and stay connected with their community with discovery and collaboration products and improved... Read more...
Pokémon trainers around the world will soon have the opportunity to track their sleep habits in true Pokémon fashion. The upcoming Pokémon Sleep mobile app is now accepting preregistrations through Google Play, with the app coming to both iOS and Android smart devices in late July. Every Pokémon trainer knows that sleep is an essential Read more...
Spotify has let its users who are currently subscribed to its Premium service through Apple's in-app purchase system know that it will no longer be supporting it as a payment method. The extremely popular music and podcast app has not allowed users to start subscribing via Apple's method since 2016. Some long-time... Read more...
Montana Governor Greg Gianforte signed into law a bill making it illegal for TikTok to operate in the state. The new law has spurred a debate about first amendment rights and whether or not it is even enforceable. The new law takes a much stricter approach than what other states and the U.S. federal government have... Read more...
A former executive of TikTok's parent company ByteDance is accusing the company of wrongful termination in a lawsuit. Yintao Yu also says the company took content from rivals in order to bolster its presence in its early days, as well as giving "supreme access" to the Chinese Communist Party. TikTok has been at the... Read more...
You now have more time to get rid of that embarrassing WhatsApp message you sent while tipsy in the middle of the night. The popular messaging app is allowing users more than just one hour to delete a regrettable message. Most all of us have hit send on a message to someone, only to regret it moments it later... Read more...
Snap is currently testing out a new paid subscription plan called Snapchat Plus. The new paid tier will give users early access to new features, as well as other abilities. Snapchat is a tremendously popular social network that allows users to send messages to others and use all sorts of different filters to create... Read more...
How much is that sweet Tim Hortons’ Honey Cruller worth to you? Is it worth the company constantly being able to know your location? A recent investigation concluded that the Tim Hortons mobile app violated several privacy laws by tracking users even when their app was closed. The Tim Hortons mobile app essentially... Read more...
Blackboard is a name that fits right into education these days. In fact, it's hard to encounter a college course-load today that doesn't use Blackboard in some form or fashion. With online courses, it's nearly always Blackboard as the tool that delivers the coursework and returns the grades. There are a few rivals, but Blackboard is far and... Read more...
Nuance recently announced a new Dragon for E-Mail dictation application for BlackBerry smartphones. As the latest addition to Nuance's Dragon Mobile Apps portfolio, Dragon for E-Mail uses Dragon NaturallySpeaking to dictate emails from within the BlackBerry email client. The app is available for free for a limited time for the following phones:... Read more...
According to data released by PlayHaven and Mobclix, iPhone game usage could set records this week reaching levels that are 28 times greater than the same week between Christmas and New Year’s Day in 2009. PlayHaven is an online universe of fan communities for iPhone games. Mobclix is the industry's largest targeted mobile ad exchange. "Consumers... Read more...
Thanks to a new iPhone app from VeriFone, small businesses will be able to securely process credit card transactions using the popular smartphone. The new PAYware Mobile solution targets small businesses that need a mobile way to accept credit cards such as home repair businesses, small cafes, or door-to-door sales. PAYware Mobile is a combination... Read more...
While Google's new version of its Mobile App for the iPhone has been warmly received, it appears, according to a report, that it uses an undocumented API, which would be a no-no in Apple's book. However, the use of the API results in a great user experience, so one has to wonder: did Apple let the app into the App Store because it was great,... Read more...
Searching for useful information on a mobile phone isn't always easy or convenient. To help, Google's Mobile team released the Google Mobile App for the iPhone, complete with Voice Search and My Location features. With the app's voice search capabilities, you can perform a Google Web search using--you guessed it--your voice. To use this... Read more...