Next Version of iTunes Might Kill Off Ping

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Apple’s in-house experiment in social networks might be over in the next release of iTunes. According to All Things D, Apple will shut down Ping in the next major release of iTunes which will likely come out this fall. Ping is still present in iTunes 10.6.3, and still has a place in the iOS 6 […]

iOS 6 Features That Will Make It Tougher to Sell Android

iOS Closes the Gap with Android in Key Areas

Apple announced over 200 new iOS 6 features at WWDC 2012, so it’s not surprising to see that many of the best new iOS 6 features are already available on Android. In fact, some of the more popular features in Apple’s iOS 6 can already be found within Google’s mobile platform. Here is a look […]

Apple iOS 6: New Features for iPhone and iPad

Apple Unveils iOS 6

Today at WWDC 2012, Apple has unveiled iOS 6, its new mobile operating system that will be coming to the iPhone, iPad and the iPod touch. iOS 6 is going to be coming with over 200 features including a big update to the software’s virtual personal assistant, Siri. The virtual assistant, which as been out […]

Facebook for Android Gets a Much Needed Update

Facebook for Android Gets a Much Needed Update

Facebook for Android has received a much needed update that will fix stability issues that users have been having with the popular application. Facebook has rolled out an update, Facebook 1.9.5, which promises to fix an issue that led to the application crashing on users who either logged out or were inactive in the application […]

Facebook Announces Android, iOS App Center Launches

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After a leaked screenshot of Facebook’s App Center for iOS had appeared early yesterday, the social network giant announced that the official App Center has indeed launched with over 600 apps available for both Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android mobile platforms. App Center features both mobile and web apps and the company says that the […]

What to Expect at WWDC 2012

What to Expect at WWDC 2012

With Apple’s annual World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) set to kick off in just a few days, we wanted to take a look at what Apple may or may not be announcing at WWDC 2012. Last year’s WWDC was vastly different from the conferences in the past as Apple shifted from the event from the […]

Facebook App Center Leaks on iOS

Facebook App Center on iPhone

Facebook’s new App Center is launching in a few days, but some users might already see it in the Facebook iOS app. According to TechCrunch, at least one user already has the App Center available in the Facebook iPhone app. The icon for the feature appears just above the chat option in the left-side menu […]

iOS 6 Rumors Point to Facebook Integration, Live Icons, and More

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Apple’s WWDC is still a week away, which means we have another week of iOS 6 rumors. Today’s list of rumors includes a new color scheme, live icons, and Facebook integration. Today’s list of iOS 6 rumors comes from BGR. Not all the items on the list have very many details, but many of the […]

Facebook Integration with iOS 6 Nearly a Done Deal

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If Facebook and Apple had a Facebook status it would be “it’s complicated” but it looks like we might finally see Facebook integration with iOS 6 when the new version of the iPhone and iPad software is announced at WWDC 2012 in a few weeks. Read: 11 Features I Want in iOS 6 Apple CEO […]

ESPN Chooses Money Over Users with Mobile Apps

ESPN Chooses Money Over Users with Mobile Apps

Earlier today, Gawker reported on an extremely shady move by ESPN as far as its ESPN Radio app is concerned. ESPN will be introducing a new and improved ESPN Radio application for $4.99. However, it will be closing up shop on its aging ESPN Radio app that it launched back in 2009. That wouldn’t be […]

Apple Has to Be Social, CEO Tim Cook Hints at Deeper Facebook Integration

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At the All Things D conference, Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed some hints about Apple’s plans for social network integration by touching on topics such as the company’s internally developed social music sharing Ping network, the possibility of deeper Facebook integration, and highlighting that though Apple does not need to build its own network it does […]

Facebook to Build Smartphone to Compete Against Google?

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Rumors are once again surfacing that social network giant Facebook will be taking on its Internet adversary Google in the hardware space by creating its own branded smartphone. This hasn’t been the first time that Facebook is rumored to be entering the smartphone space, and the company has declared that mobile is an important platform […]

Facebook Camera iPhone App Adds Filters, Simplifies Sharing

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Despite the recent Instagram acquisition, Facebook has its own dedicated photo sharing app for the iPhone. The new Facebook Camera app is an easier way to take photos to upload to Facebook, share multiple photos to social network, and view friends’ Facebook photos. The app features Instagram-like features for editing photos, but has a few […]

Facebook for Windows Phone Gets Big Update

Facebook for Windows Phone Gets Big Update

Facebook has pushed out a major update for its Windows Phone application that pull the application closer, feature wise, to the versions found on Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android operating system. In a blog post, Microsoft has detailed the software update which brings the version of the Windows Phone application to version 2.5. The update […]

Why Facebook Doesn’t Love the Facebook Mobile Apps

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After the Facebook IPO, or initial public offering, Facebook is valued at over 104 billion dollars, but the Facebook apps for the iPhone, iPad and Android are as awful as ever. Over half of Facebook’s monthly active users use Facebook mobile apps and the mobile web. Read: Facebook IPO By The Numbers That’s 500 million […]

Facebook IPO by the Numbers: How Much Are You Worth to Facebook

Facebook IPO by the numbers

In case you missed the news on your way to Facebook this morning, the company is worth 104 billion dollars. As Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg rings the NASDAQ opening bell, the opening share price of $38 is expected to climb, just like the number of monthly Facebook users. Up until today, Facebook has been a private company, […]

Facebook Pages Manager for iPhone Makes Pages Easier to Manage

Facebook Pages Manager

Facebook is spinning off another feature into its own iOS app. The new Pages Manager app helps users separate their personal and professional Facebook identities. According to 9To5Mac, New Zealand Facebook users started seeing messages about the app today in the Facebook for iPhone app. The message tells users the new app can help them […]

As If I Needed One More Reason to Hate Socialcam

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Socialcam is a hot new iPhone app that lets users make, watch and share videos. Some are calling Socialcam, Instagram for Video, but I’m calling it annoying and shady. In addition to forcing users to sign up with a Facebook app to watch videos that are shared as well as showing videos you can already […]

Instagram for Android: A Lesson in Great Apps

Instagram for Android Gets A Nice Update

Instagram for Android, one of the more popular applications on the Google Play Store, has received an update today that squashes some pesky little bugs while shoring up reliability on certain devices. This latest update comes just a short time after the Instagram team brought the popular tilt-shift affect and tablet support to Android users. […]