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While Netflix has focused on rolling out more original content to more countries over the last couple of years, we haven't seen as many updates to its software as we used to. Last week the streaming video service said it would start optimizing its mobile apps, but first up is a tweak for the TV ap...

July 22nd 2015 at 5:49pm 0 Comments
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To help ease the burden of email, Google created Inbox, and now Microsoft is looking to lend a hand, too. With Send, you can keep it brief for those times when "in-and-out email" is all that's needed. It's less about organization and more like an IM-like option for your inbox. The app provides the...

July 22nd 2015 at 10:42am 0 Comments
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Creating short reels out of GoPro footage requires video editing knowledge, that's why some casual users don't even bother. Well, that could change soon enough -- or at least as soon as the company's new mobile app launches. According to TechCrunch, GoPro president Tony Bates has revealed to inves...

July 22nd 2015 at 7:15am 0 Comments
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It's clear that Starbucks aims to pull in media companies for its Rewards program: after teaming up with Spotify earlier this year, the coffeehouse chain is now partnering with The New York Times. You can already get access to 15 free articles from NYT on Starbucks' app, but this deal expands thei...

July 21st 2015 at 10:06pm 0 Comments
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Sure, Adidas already offers ways to outfit your run with tunes from Spotify, and now Nike is looking to do the same. The latter footwear company updated its Nike+ Running app to pipe in the streaming service's songs from within. In addition to spinning the Nike+ Run Club playlists Spotify announce...

July 20th 2015 at 3:28pm 0 Comments
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There's no shortage of apps that can take short video clips you can blast to friends. But if you're willing to branch out and try new things, Yahoo and YouTube celebrity Casey Neistat have released alternatives with different takes on video sharing. Neistat's iPhone app called Beme, for instance,...

July 18th 2015 at 4:26am 0 Comments
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Uber cars began outnumbering yellow cabs in NYC back in March, but that will change if Mayor Bill de Blasio's proposal passes. See, de Blasio wants to put a cap on the number of licenses given out to ride-sharing companies. Obviously, Uber isn't happy about that, so it's putting the mayor on blast...

July 16th 2015 at 9:34pm 0 Comments
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Angry Birds revolutionized the mobile gaming market after its launch in 2009, and developer Rovio has since released numerous off-shoots, follow-up games and bits of retail merchandise, plus it's working on an animated film due in theaters next April, starring Peter Dinklage and Maya Rudolph. Now,...

July 16th 2015 at 3:25pm 0 Comments
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Misfit's Flash activity tracker was already useful for handling stuff other than tallying your sleep and exercise stats. The wearable could already complete automated IF tasks and control connected tech via Logitech Harmony Home Hub. Now, the Misfit Link app will allow users to do things like snap...

July 16th 2015 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Microsoft's been big on facial recognition lately. After promising that the technology can be used as a log-in option for Windows 10, it launched a website that guesses your age based on your features (HowOld.net) and another that takes a stab at whether the people in two different photos are twin...

July 15th 2015 at 12:22pm 0 Comments
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Google's Inbox app can become a powerful productivity tool if you get the hang of its numerous features. One of its latest offerings, for instance, makes sure you know you can save reminders within the app. Next time you send an email to yourself for whatever reason -- say, so you can access a sho...

July 14th 2015 at 8:20am 0 Comments
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If you've been hoping for an AirPlay or Cast-like tool to beam content to your Amazon streaming gadgets, you'll soon be in luck. The company revealed its Fling feature this week, a tool that will allow developers to include a way to control media from a mobile device on your Fire TV. Right now, th...

July 10th 2015 at 4:53pm 0 Comments