Vine may be on its way out, but one of the platform’s biggest stars is cashing in. Zach King, whose six-second, effects-driven tricks have allowed him to attract more than four million followers on Twitter’s six-second video app, has landed a three-book deal with HarperCollins. Show More Summary
A model of the Uber Stadium – potentially Tottenham’s new ground (via Squawka). The Uber Stadium Tottenham Hotspur have held talks with taxi app giants Uber, over a naming rights deal for the club’s new stadium. According to Squawka, the deal was first discussed in July, with the club hoping to secure a long-term naming rights partner for […]
At noon on Thursday, the popular six second video service Vine announced that they'll be "discontinuing the mobile app." For now, your Vines are safe, and they say they'll "be keeping the website online" for the time being. Still, here's a tweet from the founder of Vine (who sold his product to Twitter). Show More Summary
Britney Spears is involved in a legal dispute with a creative agent accused of falsely representing her in a product placement deal with the dating app Bumble. Read more...
If you work at a computer, you work with PDFs, the industry standard for digital documents of all sorts. Unfortunately, they’re a hassle to edit for the casual user. PDF Expert has won awards — Apple Editors’ Choice, Top Paid App in Mac App Store, etc. — by making it easy to edit PDF text, […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
Look, we’re not talking about an Apple Watch here. The Martian Notifier Smartwatch doesn’t run third party apps. It doesn’t have a fancy touchscreen. But it is an honest to
Microsoft is currently killing off the Lumia Offers app in favour of showcasing deals in the Windows Store – if the phrasing of the Lumia Offers app is to be believed. First spotted by Aggiornamenti Lumia, the Lumia Offers app which was a portal to Lumia specific deals and promotions for Windows phone users – is […]
Deadlines can be rough, but they also push us to do what needs doing. Today’s deadline is one you might want to honor, it’s the last day you can pay whatever you want for a massive bundle of productivity-boosting Mac apps. The process is simple: just name your price, and if it’s less than the average […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
Kendall Jenner has always been honest about her struggle with acne. Now the supermodel wants to impart some wisdom that might help others dealing with the same problem. Related: Kendall Loses Her Knees In New Spread On her app on Monday, the 20-year-old revealed a super easy and super cheap way to make an acne-fighting face mask using [...]
Think of it as the HotelTonight app, but for upscale and luxury hotels, offering great last minute deals. The new app called One Night was created by The Standard Hotels group and offers same-day bookings at luxury properties in New York and LA (Austin, Chicago, Las Vegas, Miami, and San Francisco coming soon). Show More Summary
It’s mid-October and the temperature is dropping but the flood of new deals shows no sign of stopping. This week we’ve got access to a top shelf VPN service, a sleek car mount for your iPhone, a duo of productivity enhancing apps and a trio of extra long, MFi-certified Lightning cables. They’re all discounted by […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
This week’s been a good one for deals on gear and productivity apps, and here are the best of the bunch. We’ve got a set of workout-ready wireless earbuds, a quartet of productivity-enhancing Mac apps, a 3-pack of extra long MFi-certified...Show More Summary
Many of us don’t use our vacation time, and when we think about taking it, we’re often hamstrung by the all-important question of Where should I go? It’s a difficult question to answer, but one trick is to first find a deal that appeals to you to determine the destination, then go on your vacation. Read more...
In our iLounge Deal for today, you can get The Mac Power Organizer Bundle for only $14.99 — that’s 84% off the regular price. This set of four apps will help you organize your downloads and manage your files and cloud storage more efficiently. Show More Summary
Last month, when Apple (AAPL) released iOS 10, the latest system software for the iPhone/iPad, it made a big deal out of the major features, like a redesigned Music app and contextual predictions in Autocorrect. In today’s video, all in one 12-minute lesson, I’m happy to present a dozen of the best iOS 10 features that Apple forgot to mention. Show More Summary
A startup touting rock-bottom fees, transparent bidding and a mobile app "in lieu of a traditional agent" is the latest upstart brokerage to launch with millions in the bank. Reali's business model revolves around an app that offers listing search, the ability to make and view offers, submit paperwork and chat with a "live expert."...
A new project called DealWatcher was added recently to Microsoft Garage. DealWatcher is a mobile app that helps you in finding the best deals, coupons, and discounts for your purchase. Finding best deals can take up a lot of time, especially if you are manually using multiple web sites and mobile apps. DealWatcher helps save […]
Your car says a lot about you. According to social media app Foursquare, the car you buy can reveal a great deal about what you like, where you shop and what type of person you are. The tech company used foot-traffic data, which includes...Show More Summary
What's the big deal with app shortcuts on the Google Pixel and Android 7.1? App shortcuts are one of the best new features in Android 7.1, and right now they're only available on the Pixel. What are they? By holding down on a compatible...Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: Customer support software company Freshdesk announced today that it has acquired chat app and bot creator Chatimity. Freshdesk did not disclose the terms of the deal. Chatimity is a chat app with 3 million registered users...Show More Summary