In a time when every company seems to be announcing a smartwatch, Phosphor has taken a slightly different approach with its Touch Time. It runs a small suite of apps, accessible on the watch's monochrome touchscreen LCD display, but what it comes with is all it will ever have.
Today’s app stores each may host well over a million apps, but consumers only use roughly 26 or 27 of these per month, according to new data from Nielsen out today. However, the time they spend engaging with those apps is increasing – up 63 percent over the past two years, the study found.
There are now well over a million mobile applications in both Google Play and the iTunes App Store alike, and growth of those app marketplaces shows no sign of slowing down. However, according to new data from Nielsen out this morning,
Though the app stores continue to fill up with ever more mobile applications, the reality is that most of these are not sustainable businesses. According to a new report out this morning,
Line has revealed that it sold more than $300 million (¥3.59 billion) in user-generated stickers from independent ‘creators’ during the first six months of launching its Creators Marketplace service. Read More
Earlier this month, Facebook made some waves in the mobile world when it acquired Pryte, a platform for carriers to sell bite-sized (byte-sized), cheaper, data for specific apps or other services. Facebook’s interest was for its Internet.org push into developing markets,
While there may be an upper limit as to how many apps people interact with over the course of a month, new data from mobile marketing platform Localytics out this morning shows that the time spent actually using apps is increasing. In fact,
Line, one of Asia’s top messaging app companies, got back to positive financial growth after recovering its first quarterly revenue drop. The Japanese company said its messaging app service grossed 32.2 billion JPY ($267 million) in Q3 2015,
It’s WhatsApp monthly active user number update time, folks. The Facebook-owned messaging service, which doesn’t yet have a business model, has now crossed 900 million MAUs, as CEO, co-founder and (now) Facebook board member Jan Koum revealed on Facebook. (Of course.) Read More
Berlin-based startup Blloon has launched an app that aims to get more young people reading ebooks by applying a freemium model to the medium — gifting a certain number of pages (1,000) when a user signs up, so they can get started reading straight away. Read More
Telegram, the mobile messaging app that offers secure communications created by VK.com co-founders Nikolai and Pavel Durov, today announced a new milestone in its traction, which has increased considerably since Facebook acquired rival WhatsApp: The app hit 35 million users,
Not heroine. Hero, period. While it’s rad that Ellen Ripley happens to be a woman, that doesn’t at all impact her level of badassery—though it does inform her character in ways that make her much more interesting than virtually any other cinematic hero. She’s complicated, she feels real,
The price of these popular Bowflex adjustable dumbbells has been yo-yoing for weeks, but generally speaking, any time they’ve dipped below $200, they’ve sold out fairly quickly. So if you missed out on the last few opportunities, Amazon’s spotting you another chance today.Read more...
After four and a half years of not speaking to my mom I’ve learned to stay away from social media on Mother’s Day.Read more...
Not all hot peppers are created equal, and few are as unequal as the Dragon’s Breath chili—a new breed that may soon find itself atop the “world’s hottest” throne. Forged by Wales horticulturalist Mike Smith, the red-orange,
The Russian Tu-95/-142 Bear has been showing up in a lot of places it maybe shouldn’t be over the past month, as the Russian Air Force and Navy continues to probe the air defenses of several nations.
Controversial cellphone tracking technology is being deployed as a tool in President Donald Trump’s expanding effort to arrest and deport illegal US residents.Read more...
Variety is reporting that Tom Hardy, who played Bane in Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises, will next play another iconic comic book villain, Venom. The frequent Spider-Man villain is getting his own film next year, which will be directed by Ruben Fleischer, who made Zombieland.Read more...
The words 'organization chart' are usually enough to make anyone's eyes glaze over—but this, the first modern example of such a visualization, is actually incredibly pretty.Read more...
The largest ever census of dust in the local Universe has been carried out by the European Space Agency's Herschel space observatory—and the results are huge and beautiful.Read more...
Most of us have probably laughed at someone on television getting shocked by a stun gun. They tense up and fall to the ground, seizing like an epileptic. Once the shocking stops, the person gets up, seemingly unharmed. The occasional wet-your-pants complication is classic humor! All joking aside,
If you're ever on a United flight and your Wi-Fi craps out, there's something you should know: You're entitled to a full refund. Apparently, United's flight attendants are supposed to keep this little courtesy a secret, but you can head over here to fill out a request for a service refund.
New York City is home to more than 8 million people of which roughly 36% are immigrants, according to recent statistics. The city has long been a beacon to those seeking a better life, and its welcoming nature has given rise to a famously vibrant LGBTQ community,
Happy Social Media Day from all of us at Mashable.This year marks the fifth-annual global celebration, and it's gearing up to be one of the largest yet, with hundreds of events around the world, many of which are bringing hundreds and sometimes thousands of people together.See also:
一个由两名工程师Cameron Robertson和Todd Reichert领导的团队正欲打造全球最快的自行车。此前保持纪录的速度是133.8公里每小时，他们希望凭借正在研发的Eta自行车项目打破该纪录（人力自行装置）。
SAN DIEGO — There was little to no new info on Community's upcoming new season on Yahoo, but the cast and creators had a pretty clear message during their panel at Comic-Con about their 11th hour save from the TV graveyard: thank goodness.
Ghoncheh Ghavami, a 25-year old British-Iranian woman, has been sentenced to one year of prison in Iran for participating in a protest against the country's ban on women watching volleyball matches.
Waistbands are for chumps.Itchy, stiff suits are better left for the office (or the sale rack). Your inner child is dying to let loose in something a little more comfortable, so it's time to let them make a few fashion decisions for you.See also: