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Developing Minds Want to Know: Q&A with Nate Weiner, founder and CEO of Pocket

Pocket (formerly Read It Later) was founded in 2007 by Nate Weiner to help people who discover interesting articles, videos or web pages, but don’t have time to view them. These can be saved to Pocket, and that content is visible on any device, whether it be an Android smartphone, iPhone, tablet o ... Full Article »

September 3, 2012 11:00am

Developing Minds Want to Know: Q&A with Airbnb’s mobile platform lead, Andrew Vilcsak

Founded in August of 2008, Airbnb is a huge success. It’s now the trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world, covering 26,000 cities in 192 countries. What’s more, it can all be done from your Android or iOS smartphone or tablet. I ... Full Article »

August 27, 2012 5:00pm

The best smartphones to buy right now (that aren’t the iPhone)

Looking to purchase a new smartphone, but don’t want to wait around until the fall (at the earliest) for Apple to release a new iPhone? No worries, as there are countless state-of-the-art handheld devices available. In fact, there are so many smartphone options right now that the biggest challeng ... Full Article »

June 16, 2012 10:00am

Do you see what I see? New Sidecar app lets users share live video, photos while talking

While the telecommunications industry has advanced to the point where owning a smartphone is like carrying around a personal computer wherever you go, progress is moving more slowly for the actual “phone” part of the handheld device “While there is huge innovation in the marketplace by iPhone ... Full Article »

May 22, 2012 7:00am

Digital radio service iHeartRadio has 10 million users after just 8 months

Apparently, people really like iHeartRadio. The digital music platform, which has apps on both Android and iOS, has seen faster growth than just about any other entertainment platform, including Pandora, Spotify, Facebook and Twitter. According to a press release parent company Clear Channel just r ... Full Article »

May 17, 2012 1:56pm

Rovio Mobile’s next game is ‘Amazing Alex’, will test if developer can create another hit

Rovio Mobile have announced that a game called Amazing Alex will be its first post-Angry Birds project. It was just last week that Rovio acquired Casey’s Contraptions, an iPad game that requires players to build Rube Goldberg-like contraptions from various elements in order to solve puzzles. As A ... Full Article »

May 14, 2012 12:44pm

Read It Later grabs 2 million more users after ‘Pocket’ rebrand, updates with new features

Three weeks ago, Internet article reader app Read It Later rebranded itself as “Pocket” with a better user interface and new features. Already, the app has gained another 2 million users. That has more than doubled the user-base of Pocket, bringing it to well over 5 million users, and is notabl ... Full Article »

May 11, 2012 12:52pm

Facebook App Center good for Android game discovery?

Facebook proved to be a popular portal for games...five years ago. The massive social network has struggled, however, to convert that success to the mobile sector. But a new App Center marketplace for Android and iOS apps may do the trick. This is Facebook’s first formal platform for app and game ... Full Article »

May 10, 2012 9:56am

Instagram hits 50M downloads; Samsung beats iPhone smartphone sales for Q1

It seems 50 million is the magic number for popular mobile apps these days. Instagram reached the 50 million download mark just hours after Angry Birds Space surpassed the same milestone. Google Play has certainly helped Instagram soar in new sign-ups, hitting the 10 million mark over the weekend. ... Full Article »

May 1, 2012 9:12am

Angry Birds Space is ‘fastest growing mobile game,’ warps to 50 million downloads in 35 days

This just in: people like Angry Birds Space. No, but seriously – they really like it. They like it so much that the game has become the fastest growing mobile game of all time, according to developer Rovio Mobile’s blog post. The latest version of the super-popular physics game garnering 50 mil ... Full Article »

April 30, 2012 1:03pm


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