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Check the Weather for Your Daily Routine With This App

iOS: There are plenty of apps you can use to check the weather in the morning, including whatever tools are already baked into your smartphone by default. If you’re on an iPhone, I recommend looking at A Weather Way, a cute little app that lets you see the effects of the weather on your typical daily routines.Read more...
Tags: Ios, Apps, Weather, Lifehacks, Routine

Twitter will get an even darker ‘dark mode’

Twitter’s dark mode is about to get darker. In response to a customer’s complaint that Twitter’s dark theme isn’t really black, but more of a blue-ish shade, company CEO Jack Dorsey replied that’s going to be fixed. Though a seemingly minor tweak, dark mode settings for apps have become increasingly popular as a means of conserving battery life on high-end devices and making the apps we use often for long stretches easier on our eyes. The interest in dark themes has grown steadily since Twitt...
Tags: Apps, Twitter, Tech, Jack Dorsey, Wall Street Journal, Dorsey, Dark Mode, YouTube Google Medium Reddit Wikipedia

Use Apple Music in your browser with this pretty web interface

I use Apple Music as my primary streaming service, but it bums me out that it doesn’t have a web interface. So I have to rely either on my phone, or the dreaded iTunes app to play tunes. Thankfully, a new project called fixes that by delivering the Apple Music web experience on my desktop, for free. One of the core advantages of having a web app is that I can play music on my laptop without draining my phone’s battery, and access my library through a friend’s laptop too. Additionally, i...
Tags: Startups, Apps, Insider

Telegram v5.2 update expands group limit to 200,000 members, ability to recover deleted chats and more

Telegram is bringing new group permissions which would allow admins to restrict all members from posting specific kinds of content. Or even restrict members from sending messages altogether. Telegram is bumping up the group limit to 200,000 members. To make managing groups more enjoyable, Telegram has streamlined all group interfaces, including the Settings screens, Admin pan, ls and Member lists. Supergroups and basic groups are now simply groups. Telegram will no show a prompt when you are ...
Tags: Apps, News, Blogging, Telegram

Roger Dickey ditches $32M-funded Gigster to start Untitled Labs

Most founders don’t walk away from their startup after raising $32 million and reaching 1000 clients. But Roger Dickey’s heart is in consumer tech, and his company Gigster had pivoted to doing outsourced app development for enterprises instead of scrappy entrepreneurs. So today Dickey announced that he’d left his role as Gigster CEO, with former VMware VP Christopher Keane who’d sold it his startup WaveMaker coming in to lead Gigster in October. Now, Dickey is launching Untitled Labs, a “sear...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Mobile, Facebook, Apps, Accelerator, Developer, Montana, Funding, Tech, Zynga, Andreessen Horowitz, Hiring, Vmware, Gigster

Want to update your listing presentation for 2019? Try Virtual Properties

This white label-ready, MLS-data-driven app is the best CMA tool you haven't heard of.
Tags: Mobile, Apps, Listings, Data, Radio, Android Apps, Mls, Agent, Cma, Ipad Apps, Real Estate Apps, Select, Tech Reviews, Listing Presentations, Virtual Properties, White Label Apps

President Trump Posts Altered Photos to Facebook and Instagram That Make Him Look Thinner

President Donald Trump’s social media accounts are filled with vile racism, idiotic xenophobia, and inaccurate statistics. And now we can add another category to the list: fake photos.Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Apps, Science, Craigslist, Instagram, Crowdfunding, Photoshop, Fat, Mcdonalds, Donald Trump, Fake, Gofundme, Facetune, Fakes, Donald Trump Jr, Ronny Jackson

WhatsApp now limits message forwarding to five chats at once globally

Last year WhatsApp restricted Indian users from forwarding more than five chats at once, after introduced an option to send or forward messages to multiple recipients, including groups instead of one user or a group at a time, back in 2016. Today it has announced it will be implementing this change, globally. This will continue help keep WhatsApp focused on private messaging with close contacts, believes the company.   The company said that it carefully evaluated this test and listened to ...
Tags: Apps, News, Blogging, Message Forwarding Limit Globally, WhatsApp message forwarding

Pope Endorses App

Apps! They’re everywhere! Even Pope Francis is endorsing them. On Sunday, the pontiff touted an app called ClickToPray ahead of the World Youth Day festival in Panama.Read more...
Tags: Apps, Science, Technology, Religion, Smartphones, Catholicism, Pope Francis, Catholic Church, Catholic, Pope, Panama, Click2pray

The best text messaging apps for Android and iOS

These days, most people tend to favor digital messages over phone calls. We have the best messaging apps that allow you to share photos and documents, send text messages, and more with end-to-end encryption. The post The best text messaging apps for Android and iOS appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Ios, Android, Mobile, Apps, Messaging, Trends

Facebook launches petition feature, its next battlefield

Gather a mob and Facebook will now let you make political demands. Tomorrow Facebook will encounter a slew of fresh complexities with the launch of Community Actions, its News Feed petition feature. Community Actions could unite neighbors to request change from their local and national elected officials and government agencies. But it could also provide vocal interest groups a bully pulpit from which to pressure politicians and bureaucrats with their fringe agendas. Community Actions embodies...
Tags: Social, Facebook, Apps, Florida, Colorado, Opinion, Government, US, Tech, Policy, Petition, Philadelphia,, Facebook Groups, Donald Trump, Mike Pence

25 Best Organization Apps to Keep You on Track This Year

It's a new year, and most of us are probably working on resolutions and developing new habits right around now. Whether it's better time management, staying on track with tasks, managing work projects, reading more, or even keeping our plants alive, there are apps that can help. Here are the 25 best organization apps to kick off 2019. Related: 2019 Is the Year I'm Going to Org...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Android, Apps, Organization, Iphone Apps, Religion, Android Apps, Phones, Marie Kondo, Best of 2019

Swiftkey for Android update lets you remove Bing search button, says lag has been reduced lag by over 50% even on older phones

Microsoft's Swiftkey added Bing Search integration in one of the updates recently. With Google integration Search, this move doesn't come as a surprise. However, the new update which is now available changes that. It trims down Bing search to a small button in the toolbar and allows you to remove it if you don't want it. Apart from this, there are a few other changes as well; the search is now a customisable toolbar icon. It can be moved and turned on/off. It has increased the font size used ...
Tags: Google, Apps, News, Microsoft, Blogging, SwiftKey, Bing

7 really smart decluttering habits to start now, so you don’t have to KonMari your house later

After reading Marie Kondo’s The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, I immediately started purging my closets and folding my clothes differently. I’ve also binged on her new Netflix series Tidying Up with Marie Kondo and am currently in the process of piling all of my books in one room to sort through them. (Although, I admit I did […]
Tags: Apps, Organization, Parenting, Shopping, Netflix, Tips And Tricks, Marie Kondo, Konmari, Cool Tech, Tips + Tricks, Storage + Organization, Household Cleaning

Facebook said to be secretly working on LOL meme hub app

After Facebook Watch, Lasso, and IGTV, the company has been quietly developing another product targeted at the teens. According to a new report, the company has spent months building LOL which is a special feed of funny videos and GIF-like clips. The product is divided into categories like “For You,” “Animals,” “Fails,” “Pranks” and more with content pulled from News Feed posts by top meme Pages on Facebook. LOL is currently in private beta with around 100 high school students who signed non-...
Tags: Facebook, Apps, Blogging, Rumors, Lol, Facebook LOL, Facebook Watch Lasso

Tips for Creating Successful Social Media Apps

Social media apps dominate mobile app usage. A recent survey found that smartphone owners listed social media apps as their most frequently used type of app almost 4x more than the second-place finishers, communication/messaging apps and gaming apps. Any business seeking to build a mobile app – no matter if it’s social media or not – should understand what makes social media apps so addicting and powerful. Using recent data from 511 smartphone owners, the following article offers tips and topics...
Tags: Facebook, Apps, Technology, Instagram, Sales, Social Media, Snapchat, Brooklyn, University of Florida, Mobile App Development, Facebook Instagram, Krakauer, Alex Levin, Andrew Selepak, Josh Krakauer, Julian Morgans

Facebook's Secret Meme App for Kids Sounds Like a Freaking Embarrassment

With older generations turning away from Facebook after a litany of fake news, privacy, and security-related debacles, Facebook has renewed its efforts to capture and monetize the memes of teens in hopes of raking in future revenue streams. So following in the footsteps of Lasso, Lifestage, and Slingshot comes LOL,…Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Apps, Science, Social Media, Memes, Lol, The Saddest Lol Youll Ever See, Lol App, Lasso Lifestage

Navigation Apps With Millions of Downloads Exposed as Just Google Maps With Bonus Ads

One of the purported benefits of modern day app stores is to make it easier for companies to review and ensure that the software you download isn’t harmful or malicious. But with upwards of 2.1 million apps on Google Play, sometimes things slip through the cracks, which seems precisely how at least 19 different free…
Tags: Google, Android, Google Play, Apps, Science, App Stores, Google Maps, Consumer Tech, Stop Downloading Random Map Apps

Google starts pulling unvetted Android apps that access call logs and SMS messages

Google is removing apps from Google Play that request permission to access call logs and SMS text message data but haven’t been manually vetted by Google staff. The search and mobile giant said it is part of a move to cut down on apps that have access to sensitive calling and texting data. Google said in October that Android apps will no longer be allowed to use the legacy permissions as part of a wider push for developers to use newer, more secure and privacy minded APIs. Many apps request acce...
Tags: Google, Android, Google Play, Security, Mobile, Apps, Privacy, Google Search, Tech, Smartphones, Sms, Computing, Product Management, Bankhead, Paul Bankhead

Facebook is secretly building LOL, a cringey teen meme hub

How do you do, fellow kids? After Facebook Watch, Lasso, and IGTV failed to become hits with teens, the company has been quietly developing another youthful video product. Multiple sources confirm that Facebook has spent months building LOL, a special feed of funny videos and GIF-like clips. It’s divided into categories like “For You”, “Animals”, “Fails”, “Pranks” and more with content pulled from News Feed posts by top meme Pages on Facebook. LOL is currently in private beta with around 100 ...
Tags: Social, TC, Facebook, Apps, Teens, US, Tech, Memes, Facebook Video, AS Facebook, Lasso, Facebook Watch, Lifestage, IGTV, Facebook Teens, Facebook LOL

Momo, Vietnam’s top payment app, lands big Series C investment led by Warburg Pincus

Fintech in Southeast Asia continues to pique the attention of global investors. Alibaba, Tencent and others have jumped into the region and deployed hundreds of millions of dollars, and now Warburg Pincus is joining them. The U.S-headquartered PE firm has led a Series C investment in Vietnam’s Momo, which claims to be the country’s largest mobile wallet company with 10 million downloads. Momo already has some big-name investors; Standard Chartered led a $28 million round in 2016 while G...
Tags: Apple, Google, Fundings & Exits, Facebook, Apps, Asia, Indonesia, Finance, China, Southeast Asia, Funding, Tech, Ceo, Philippines, Standard Chartered, Alibaba

What apps and software does this top team rely on?

Josh Mente, owner and founder of The MD Home Team, discusses some of his favorite software and apps for boosting productivity.
Tags: Mobile, Apps, Technology, Software, Radio, Agent, Real Estate Apps, Agent Apps, Agent Software, Josh Mente, Pat Hiban, Real Estate Software, MD Home Team

Twitter acknowledges bug that exposed protected Tweets of some Android users for years

Twitter for Android has been effected with an issue where 'Protect Your Tweets'setting has been disabled if a certain amount of changes were made. The company says that it is aware of the issue and users may have been impacted by this issue if they had protected Tweets turned on in the settings, and made certain changes to account settings such as changing the email address associated with your account between November 3, 2014, and January 14, 2019. We’ve become aware of and fixed an issue wh...
Tags: Android, Apps, Twitter, News, Blogging

NPR turns comedy game show ‘Wait, Wait Don’t Tell Me!’ into an Alexa and Google voice app

NPR is turning its popular game show program “Wait, Wait…Don’t Tell Me!” into a voice application for smart speakers, including both Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant-powered devices. The new app lets listeners play along at home by answering the fill-in-the-blank questions from this week’s news – just like the players do on the NPR podcast and radio show, that’s today aired on more than 720 NPR Member stations. Also like the NPR program, the new smart speaker game includes the voice talent o...
Tags: Google, Apps, Game, Tech, Npr, Voice, Alexa, Bill Kurtis, Amazon Alexa, Peter Sagal, Smart Speaker, Voice Apps, VaynerSmart NPR

Dolby quietly preps augmented audio recorder app “234″

Dolby is secretly building a mobile music production app it hopes will seduce SoundCloud rappers and other musicians. Codenamed “234” and formerly tested under the name Dolby Live, the free app measures background noise before you record and then nullifies it. Users can also buy “packs” of audio effects to augment their sounds with EQs settings like “Amped, Bright, Lyric, Thump, Deep, or Natural”. Recordings can then be exported, shared to Dolby’s own audio social network, or uploaded directl...
Tags: Apple, Social, TC, Mobile, Apps, Media, Instagram, Entertainment, Audio, Tech, Dolby, Soundcloud, Alexa, Audio Recording, Dolby Labs, Augmented Audio

Twitter bug revealed some Android users’ private tweets

Twitter accidentally revealed some users’ “protected” (aka, private) tweets, the company disclosed this afternoon. The “Protect your Tweets” setting typically allows people to use Twitter in a non-public fashion. These users get to approve who can follow them and who can view their content. For some Android users over a period of several years, that may not have been the case – their tweets were actually made public as a result  of this bug. The company says that the issue impacted Twitter fo...
Tags: Android, Security, Social, TC, Apps, Twitter, Tweets, Tech, Data, Public, Bug, Private Data

Spotify launches Car View on Android to make using its app less dangerous behind the wheel

Spotify is making it easier to use its streaming app in the car, when the phone is connected to the vehicle over Bluetooth. The company today confirmed the launch of a new feature called “Car View,” which is a simplified version of the service’s Now Playing screen that includes larger fonts, bigger buttons, and no distractions from album art. In Car View, you’re only shown the track title and artist, so you can read the screen with just a glance. The site 9to5Google was the first to spot the ...
Tags: Android, Mobile, Apps, Spotify, Music, Media, Tech, Distracted Driving, Android Apps, Streaming, Driving, Google Maps Waze, Car View

What’s Your Emergency? Law Enforcement’s Increasing Interest in Tech

Fort Worth, TX—Data analytics and visual search technologies are increasingly being used by law enforcement agencies, growth that has captured the attention of tech giant Motorola.The Chicago-based tech company, which has long sold narrow-band radios to law enforcement, has been building its arsenal of software and camera technologies through a series of acquisitions. The latest by Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI) was a $445 million purchase last week of Vaas, a Fort Worth, TX-based maker of imag...
Tags: Startups, Mobile, Motorola, Apps, 911, Police, Trends, Tech, Analytics, People, Cybersecurity, Law Enforcement, Broadband, Software, Chicago, South Africa

Your Phone Just Got a Lot More Fun Now That Houseparty Is Adding Ellen's Heads Up! Game

With all our busy lives, staying in touch with a group of friends can be difficult. Whether your go-to crew lives far away or down the street, it's tough to find space to connect in between everyone's day-to-day responsibilities and keep things fun. That's where Houseparty comes in. The social networking app aims to build genuine face-to-face moments between its users, and things are about to get even more exciting now that its partnering with The Ellen DeGeneres Show and the host's Heads Up! g...
Tags: Apps, Religion, Tech, Ellen, Ellen Degeneres, Digital Life, Michael Riley, Houseparty, Ellen Digital Network We

Squad is the new screensharing chat app everyone will copy

Squad could be the next teen sensation because it makes it easy to do nothing… together. Spending time with friends in the modern age often means just being on your phones next to each other, occasionally showing off something funny you found. Squad lets you do this even while apart, and that way of punctuating video chat might make it the teen girl “third place” like Fortnite is for adolescent boys. With Squad, you fire up a video chat with up to six people, but at any time you can screensha...
Tags: Apple, Social, Startups, TC, Mobile, Facebook, Apps, Instagram, Molly, Ebay, America, Tech, Panda, Snapchat, Squad, Charles