Foursquare has released a new update to its official Android and iOS apps, has refined the software’s search capabilities, and has invented a new word to
The 50 billionth iOS app download is within reach, as Apple celebrates the milestone with updated lists of top iOS apps.
Appadvice.com reports that the Cupertino-based tech giant has announced a promo with a $10,000 App Store gift card to whomever makes the 50 billionth iOS app download.
Apple launched its apps marketplace nearly five years ago, and now it wants to celebrate the milestone with the reward.
Also, it updated the lists of all-time top iPhone and iPad apps – paid and …
The San Francisco Police Department (SFPD) knows that almost half of last year’s robberies in the city involved smartphones. But it wants to go after the black market, rather than each thief, in an attempt to catch the culprits through middlemen who buy and resell stolen iPhones.
The Huffington Post reports that the SFPD has deployed undercover cops to act as middlemen of stolen smartphones to infiltrate the very lucrative black market of stolen iPhones.
According to the paper, smartphone …
A patent application from Apple, published by the US Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO), has revealed a potential new iPhone with a touchscreen display wrapped around its body.
Apple described the upcoming device as an “electronic device with wrap-around display” in a post at the official USPTO website on March 28.
Apple said Scott Myers was the inventor of the patent application originally filed in the third quarter of 2011.
The paper talks about a consumer electronic product with a …
If you’re reading this pitch, you probably have one foot out the door to start your holiday break. Nothing compares to spending time with best friends and family, but when you can’t physically be with someone you care about, how will you stay in touch this year?
Skype works but if it’s a grandparent chatting with a grandkid, there’s kind of not much more to say after, “Wow, you got so big! What’d Santa get you this year?” [cue the awkward silence after]
Google Hangouts is …
Here are Social Barrel’s 2012 Top iPhone Business Apps in alphabetical order.
Cisco WebEx Meetings
Web conferences are global with Cisco WebEx Meetings. It allows users to connect with and participate in WebEx meetings straight from an iPhone.
Cisco’s WebEx Meetings views presentations, documents or applications shared from another computer. The host can start a meeting directly from the iPhone and assign presenter privileges to an attendee who joined through a desktop or laptop …
Apple is now selling unlocked versions of the iPhone 5 in the U.S with a starting price of $649.
When the Cupertino-based tech giant launched the iPhone 5, the U.S. was one of the first markets to receive it, but the handset was locked to local carriers and exclusively available on contract.
The unlocked iPhone 5 includes all the features of locked original version but without a wireless contract commitment. Users can activate and use it on any GSM-supported wireless network worldwide, such as …
Nokia has released a new version of Here Maps for iOS devices and expanded its user base to iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch owners.
The Finnish map maker unveiled its new mobile mapping service last week and touted it as a key Windows Phone 8 feature. It announced at the launching event to build Here Maps for iOS in an attempt to penetrate the Apple App Store before the revival of Google Maps on the platform. Nokia’s mobile maps app comes at a time when iOS users are picking apart Apple Maps for …
Twitter users who access their accounts through an iPhone or Android handset can now see headlines and photos, discover popular tweets and search for a new perspective, announces the micro-blogging site.
The Twitter team said users can now preview photos and article summaries without a tap in Discover and search results. This new design for mobile brings the content of each Tweet front and center.
Discover on twitter.com helps find popular and trending topics among family and friends in a …
Google Maps for iOS is almost ready for release to Apple’s iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices, reports the Wall Street Journal (WSJ).
The WSJ report uses information from someone knowledgeable about Google Maps software development. The source reveals that Google handed out a test version of a new Google Maps for iOS app to put final changes before submitting it to the Apple App Store.
The report says the remade Google Maps for iOS app will have turn-by-turn navigation, a missing feature …