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Aug 29, 2014

An Israeli App Tracking the Gaza Conflict Has Followers Near and Far

More than one million people have downloaded Red Alert, an app tracking rocket fire from Gaza that alerts users with a siren similar to those heard in the south of Israel... #Israel #Gaza Strip #Hamas

Aug 28, 2014

App rewards homeowners switching off devices when dirty power plants serve their house

Ohmconnect notifies customers of the best times to reduce energy consumption and offers cash rewards for doing so... #Israel #Gaza Strip #Hamas

Aug 28, 2014

Student-Built Apps Teach Colleges a Thing or Two

Undergraduates are building apps that are faster, easier-to-navigate versions of campus systems such as the ones that manage course catalogs and class scheduling... #Israel #Gaza Strip #Hamas

Aug 28, 2014

When Instagram is down, it's time for 'Instagram is down' jokes

Photo-sharing app Instagram had an outage Thursday that lasted more than an hour, and people turned to Twitter in droves to lament and joke about the situation... #Israel #Gaza Strip #Hamas

Aug 26, 2014

Take Back Control of Your Email Inbox

Personal Technology: Joanna Stern tests apps and services to help her clear out nearly 6,000 unread emails—most of which were fired off by the marketing bots of social networks, retailers and service providers... #Israel #Gaza Strip #Hamas

Aug 26, 2014

Hands-on: Sweeping BitTorrent Sync update streamlines cloudless file-sharing

BitTorrent Sync offers an enticing promise : share any folders you want across all your devices using peer-to-peer networking—no cloud necessary. And people are buying into that promise, according to BitTorrent, with more than 10 million installs of ... #Israel #Gaza Strip #Hamas

Aug 28, 2014

General Motors' OnStar Hits Another Milestone With New App

OnStar, the safety and security subsidiary arm of General Motors, continues its marketplace dominance with record usage of its mobile app launched in 2010, posting 1 million downloads according to numbers released by the automaker... #Israel #Gaza Strip #Hamas

Aug 28, 2014

5 reasons a small Windows tablet might be in your future

There are a number of smaller Windows tablets hitting the shelves now from Microsoft OEM partners  and more on the horizon. At face value it seems like a late attempt by the Windows ecosystem to get in on the mobile device game. The reality, though, ... #Microsoft Corporation #Apple, Inc.

Aug 29, 2014

This App May Let You Retire on Your Spare Change

The new Acorns app rounds up card purchases and invests the difference for growth, with no minimums and low fees... #Microsoft Corporation #Apple, Inc.

Aug 27, 2014

As Online Video Surges, the .TV Domain Rides the Wave

The domain, owned by Tuvalu, a tiny South Pacific island nation, signals how people watch TV now — online and on apps — and makes the country a tidy sum, too... #Microsoft Corporation #Apple, Inc.