Tagged with: Cool Apps

Snapchat ‘Stories’ Introduces a Timeline of Recent Snaps

Snapchat ‘Stories’ Introduces a Timeline of Recent Snaps

Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel's hands are shaking as he points to his iPhone. He's unmistakably nervous, and not in a sweaty, early-Mark Zuckerberg kind of way. There must be a lot on his mind as the young CEO of a company bounding toward a $1 billion valuation — a company that has changed the course of being a teenager in ...

FindIt for Android Searches Your Gmail, Dropbox and Google Drive

FindIt for Android Searches Your Gmail, Dropbox and Google Drive

A little over two months after FindIt first launched for iPhone, the email- and file-search app has now quietly rolled out on Android too. It’s a beautifully designed app, one that currently connects with Gmail, Google Drive and Dropbox, though there is scope for opening this up to additional cloud-based services in the ...

Five Great iOS Games to Help You Kill Five Minutes

Five Great iOS Games to Help You Kill Five Minutes

Even with tons of great games out right now for consoles, I’ve found myself playing a ton of iOS games. I don’t know why … actually, I know exactly why: the good ones are incredibly addicting and have me saying, “Just one more run!” over, and over, and over… and over again. I’ve become obsessed with a whole ...

MLB to Make Stadiums Interactive With iOS 7′s iBeacon

MLB to Make Stadiums Interactive With iOS 7′s iBeacon

Major League Baseball is launching a major initiative to make attending games at stadiums a completely interactive experience for fans. Taking advantage of Apple's iBeacon indoor mapping, a new feature in iOS 7, the MLB plans to customize its At the Ballpark app for everyone that walks into any of its stadiums nationwide. ...

The Best Apps for Students to Stay Organized at School and Home

The Best Apps for Students to Stay Organized at School and Home

Organization is a pivotal skill that can be difficult to master, especially for children and adolescents. While there are thousands of productivity apps available for the iPad, only a precious few capably keep children organized in the classroom and at home. These five are the best. Complete Class Organizer - Student ...

‘Sold,’ the App that Sells Your Stuff For You, Lands on Android

‘Sold,’ the App that Sells Your Stuff For You, Lands on Android

Too lazy busy to handle selling your stuff on eBay or Craigslist, or having a yard sale? Yep, same here. That’s why a startup called Sold, launched earlier this year, had me intrigued. Its big idea is to take the whole e-commerce process out of your hands by pricing your items for you, finding a buyer, sending you ...

The FDA Will Only Regulate a Small Portion of Health Apps

The FDA Will Only Regulate a Small Portion of Health Apps

The Food and Drug Administration said Monday that it would regulate only a small portion of the rapidly expanding universe of mobile health applications, software programs that run on smartphones and tablets and perform the same functions as medical devices. Agency officials said their goal is to oversee apps that function ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – September 24, 2013

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – September 24, 2013

If you’re a Verizon FiOS customer who’s always on the go, keeping up with your favorite shows just got a little easier. Last week, Verizon announced an update to the company’s FiOS Mobile App, which now lets FiOS customers watch live TV and video on demand anywhere they want on iOS, Android and Kindle Fire devices. ...

Apple Launches ‘Kids’ Section in App Store

Apple Launches ‘Kids’ Section in App Store

Apple has finally take steps to better cater to the children who have adopted its devices, and especially family favorite the iPad, with the launch of a Kids App Store. Arriving this week alongside the launch of iOS 7, the Kids App Store store is not a separate mobile application, to be clear, but is rather a new section ...

Verizon Updates FiOS App to Let Customers Watch TV Anywhere

Verizon Updates FiOS App to Let Customers Watch TV Anywhere

Verizon has just announced that FiOS TV customers can now watch TV shows and movies on mobile devices while away from home. It is available through the newly enhanced FiOS Mobile App, which FiOS customers can watch the live TV and video on demand they want on iPad, iPhone, Kindle Fire and Android tablets and smartphones, ...