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,
America’s tornado drought looks like it may end as early as this weekend, as a potent weather system moves into the Plains states and slowly lumbers toward the Mississippi River Valley. The storm system is likely to set off a multi-day severe weather outbreak,
An ad calling on the Washington Redskins to change its team name aired during halftime of the NBA finals game between the San Antonio Spurs and the Miami Heat on Tuesday night.The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation, a Native American tribe based out of California's Capay Valley,
威锋网 10 月 11 日消息，当地时间星期五高端音响公司 Bose 和苹果 Beats 宣布，双方已经就专利侵权的纠纷进行和解，避免了在法庭上对峙的状况。双方并没有公开和解合约的详细内容。
When you're in the business of profiting from death, you don't have very many options for uplifting ads, but these seem especially bizarre.While St. Louis Cremation's print ads don't necessarily imply the impending death of children,
Apple Watch 将会在今年 4 月份上市，而苹果已经确定在 3 月 9 日举行一场发布会，发布更多与该产品相关的信息。可是就在这两个日期之间，瑞士手表厂商则欲抢占先机，发布他们的智能手表产品。
A new rumor percolating Friday is that Taylor Swift is in "final talks" to be chosen to headline the Super Bowl 50 halftime show in Santa Clara, California, on Feb. 7, 2016Some observers are quick to shoot down this rumor because Swift has a sponsorship deal with Diet Coke,