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Jul 04, 2014

Six modern Windows apps for Fourth-of-July fun

Independence Day may be largely an outdoor affair, but your PC or Surface can still play a role in planning your day.  If you’re running Windows 8.1 on a tablet or traditional PC, the Windows Store has a number of apps that can help you prepare for y...

Jun 30, 2014

Security-focused Blackphone ships, stuffed with encryption and anonymity tools

After months of hype and reportedly millions of pre-orders, the security-focused Blackphone started shipping to early pre-order customers on Monday.The Android-based smartphone comes packed with apps for encrypted voice, video, and text messaging, as...

Jul 01, 2014

Android Influencers: AirDroid CEO Anson Xiong

We chat with the man behind the most essential Android app in the Google Play store...

Jun 27, 2014

Rare SMS worm targets Android devices

A rare Android worm that propagates itself to other users via links in text messages has been discovered by security researchers. Once installed on a device, the malware, which was dubbed Selfmite, sends a text messages to 20 contacts from the device...

Jun 30, 2014

Google quietly announces plan to kill Quickoffice apps after beefing up Drive's editing

A little more than a year after Google introduced  Quickoffice for Android and iOS , the company quietly announced that the apps will soon be pulled from Play and the App Stores. "With the integration of Quickoffice into the Google Docs, Sheets and S...

Jun 26, 2014

Roku remote control apps hit Windows and Windows Phone

The go-to streaming media box has finally embraced Microsoft's ecosystem. Roku recently released its free remote control app for Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8, which allows you to control your Roku player over your home network. The app automatical... #Netflix #Microsoft Corporation #Google Inc. #YouTube #Roku

Jun 27, 2014

New MakerBot app lets you design, modify, and print 3D objects from your iPad

If you own a $2,900 MakerBot 3D Replicator printer, you probably want to do something with it. The company's new MakerBot PrintShop app for the iPad is designed to get you going. The MakerBot PrintShop app , available for free in the Apple App Store,... #Netflix #Microsoft Corporation #Google Inc. #YouTube #Roku

Jun 27, 2014

Amazon App Store offering over 30 paid apps for free

From AccuWeather Platinum to Plex, and 29 more paid apps, Amazon is offering over $100 of apps for free in today's sale... #Netflix #Microsoft Corporation #Google Inc. #YouTube #Roku

Jun 25, 2014

Android for Work and Office integration let you get down to business

Full data separation between personal and work applications will soon help people who use their Android phones for both work and play. Or so says Sundar Pichai at the Google I/O conference Wednesday. The Android, Chrome, and Google Apps boss showed o... #Samsung #Google Inc.

Jun 26, 2014

Skype update integrates Microsoft's Cortana in Windows Phone app

Skype released a new version of its app for both Windows Phone and Windows Phone 8.1 that integrates with Microsoft's Cortana digital assistant. The Skype version 2.19  update is available to download in the Windows Store, both for Windows Phone 8 an... #Microsoft Corporation #Skype