Adventure Time leads the #tempfreeapps [App Download] list [Late March, 2017]
Today a number of really awesome apps and games have gone from a few dollars on Google Play to free… also on Google Play. This includes such simple future-classics as Peach Icons, and GPS Speed Pro, as well as oddities most haven’t heard of before, like Motorsport Manager. And Adventure Time – it doesn’t even matter which app it is, … Continue reading...
Instagram will start blurring ‘sensitive’ photos in feeds
Instagram has announced that it will start blurring photos determined to be ‘sensitive’ in nature so that they don’t appear as-in in users’ feeds. This move is designed to make Instagram a ‘safe environment’ for users who may not want to see the sensitive content, though that content itself isn’t in violation of the company’s rules. The same blurring effect … Continue reading...
Shiny Pokemon GO: all the details [UPDATE]
As of mid-day yesterday, Shiny Pokemon GO monster are live – they’re out there, released, in the wild! Today we’re getting down to brass tacks on all the details that are available in the game – in the code – and in the mix for the near future. Users will be able to participate in the Shiny Pokemon GO madness … Continue reading...
Instagram begins blurring some sensitive content, opens two-factor to all
 Instagram is already doing a lot to spot and censor posts that violate its community guidelines, like outright porn, but now it’s also taking steps to block out potentially sensitive material that might not technically run afoul of its rules. The social network is adding a blurred screen with a “Sensitive Content” warning on top of posts that fit this description, which… Read More ...
Walmart’s Vudu app now converts your physical movies to digital for $2 each
 Want to build a movie library without having to re-purchase all the DVDs and Blu-rays you already purchased? Walmart’s streaming video service Vudu has you covered, with a new feature available via its iPhone and Android mobile apps. The new “Disc-to-Digital” feature allows users to scan the barcode on the case for their DVD or Blu-Ray movies, pay a $2 per movie fee for… Read More ...
Walmart’s Vudu app now converts your physical movies to digital for $2 each
 Want to build a movie library without having to re-purchase all the DVDs and Blu-rays you already purchased? Walmart’s streaming video service Vudu has you covered, with a new feature available via its iPhone and Android mobile apps. The new “Disc-to-Digital” feature allows users to scan the barcode on the case for their DVD or Blu-Ray movies, pay a $2 per movie fee for… Read More ...
Instagram will soon let users book appointments with companies
Instagram is preparing to launch an odd feature that, perhaps, will expand the app’s number of users and the way they use the service. Though traditionally used for photography and then later expanded to include video and Snapchat-like features, Instagram is now planning to give users the ability to book appointments with businesses that support the platform. The feature is … Continue reading...
No sweat, Hoop Maps makes finding a game of pickup basketball as easy as a tap
 Pickup basketball can be difficult to just stumble upon if you want to play. It also can be difficult to get a game going out of the blue. “We wanted to play and find games and it was hard to find,” Donte Morris said. “We thought that there has got to be an app for this.” When Morris and his brother Dominic couldn’t find an app for it, the brothers created Hoop Maps. Read More ...
Viro wants to make mobile VR development a snap, and raises $2.5M to do it
 VR is all over the place, but sometimes it’s not where you most expect it. Plenty of apps out there might could do with a wee bit of VR to help show off an apartment or a bit of 3D content, but those experiences can be pretty labor-intensive. Viro is a new company that hopes to empower mobile developers to add VR to their apps simply and using familiar tools and code bases. Read More ...
Alexa comes to Android with new app for Huawei Mate 9
A couple of days ago, support for Amazon’s Alexa landed on iOS by way of the Amazon shopping app. Today, we’re getting similar treatment on Android, but for now, only Huawei Mate 9 owners are getting in on the action. Huawei is currently in the process of pushing out its Huawei Alexa app to Mate 9 owners in the US, … Continue reading...
Alexa comes to Android with new app for Huawei Mate 9
A couple of days ago, support for Amazon’s Alexa landed on iOS by way of the Amazon shopping app. Today, we’re getting similar treatment on Android, but for now, only Huawei Mate 9 owners are getting in on the action. Huawei is currently in the process of pushing out its Huawei Alexa app to Mate 9 owners in the US, … Continue reading...
Google Maps now lets you share your location with your besties
Good news for Google Maps users: You never have to wonder about your friends' whereabouts again. Now, you can share your real-time location with any person you choose, and for however long you choose. The post Google Maps now lets you share your location with your besties appeared first on Digital Trends.
Best app deals of the day! 6 paid iPhone apps for free for a limited time
Everyone likes apps, but sometimes the best ones are a bit expensive. Now and then, developers put paid apps on sale for a limited time, but you have to snatch them up fast. Here are the latest apps on sale in the iOS App Store. The post Best app deals of the day! 6 paid iPhone apps for free for a limited time appeared first on Digital Trends....
A new way to get Special Items in Pokemon GO, guaranteed
This morning the folks at Niantic responsible for developing Pokemon GO have made one big change to Evolution Items. Also known as “Special Items” in the game, Evolution Items are a series of special items that only drop very rarely in the game from Pokestops. Or at least they were very rare in the past. Now they’ll be dropping one … Continue reading...
The Pokemon GO Water Festival event begins today
Starting this afternoon at 1PM Pacific Time – 4PM Eastern Time – the next big Pokemon GO event will begin. This event was announced earlier today by Niantic itself in an official fashion, which means it’s not a secret in any way, shape, or form. This event will include a large amount of Water Type Pokemon – the sort that … Continue reading...
All 51 startups that debuted at Y Combinator W17 Demo Day 2
 Over 15,000 founders from 7,200 startups applied to this batch of Y Combinator. It chose just over 100 with founders from 22 countries to go through its accelerator program. Today, the second half of those companies launched on stage, and we have breakdowns of all 51 of these businesses. Oh, and the ACLU. The 97-year old legal activism non-profit is far from a startup, but went through YC to… Read More ...
Kindle for iOS finally gets the “Send to Kindle” feature, challenging Pocket and Instapaper
 Amazon has quietly rolled out the “Send to Kindle” feature to its Kindle for iOS application that allows you to save articles and documents found on the web to the app. That means your Kindle device or app can replace your preferred “read it later” application – like Pocket or Instapaper, for example – apps where regular web readers often store the longer… Read More ...
Here’s how to watch NCAA March Madness in VR
 Want to watch March Madness in VR? You’re in luck. Six games – including the Final Four national semifinals and National Championship game will all be streamed in VR. The games will be available via the new NCAA March madness Live VR App available on the Oculus Store, which will work with Gear VR devices. One catch…you’ll have to pay for the privilege of… Read More ...
Eevee evolution Pokemon GO update: a time to start over again
Today’s news update to Pokemon GO has to do with the way powers are handled for a variety of monsters, including Eevee. Espeon and Umbreon might not be the best evolutions available for this always-catch-friendly Pokemon. Instead, the other three – original evolutions – of Eevee might end up being a whole lot more useful to the everyday player. For … Continue reading...
Eevee evolution Pokemon GO update: a time to start over again
Today’s news update to Pokemon GO has to do with the way powers are handled for a variety of monsters, including Eevee. Espeon and Umbreon might not be the best evolutions available for this always-catch-friendly Pokemon. Instead, the other three – original evolutions – of Eevee might end up being a whole lot more useful to the everyday player. For … Continue reading...