Why don't content blockers — aka ad blockers — work in Apple News? Here's the deal! Apple's content blocker extensions, released last year, let third party apps set up rules to block ads, web fonts, comments, and other content in Safari...Show More Summary
RSS reader Nextgen Reader for Windows 10 is currently on sale in the Windows Store. Normally $1.99 the app is now on sale for only $1.29, 35% off the usual price. In case you aren’t familiar with Nextgen Reader, it’s one of the best Feedly clients for Windows 10 which includes a lot of features: […]
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Is your living room like a boneyard for old remotes? In the age of smart devices, having a separate plastic brick for each appliance in our home seems pretty dumb. Blumoo went ahead and did the logical thing, creating an app that turns your Android or iPhone (or Apple Watch) into a universal remote for […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
A personalized video channel for Apple TV, Rheo, has now closed on $2.3 million in seed funding, the company announced this week. It has also updated its application and expanded its content lineup, thanks to a new deal with Vimeo which...Show More Summary
Truecaller and Huawei teamed up in a “strategic deal” that will see the popular caller ID app pre-loaded on many of Huawei’s smartphone models.
Truecaller has landed a partnership with Huawei which will see its caller ID and smart phone book app pre-loaded on the fast-growing Chinese company’s overseas smartphones. Read More
With the announcement of a new iPhone (and who knows what else) barely two weeks away, Apple deals are a little scarce this week, but we still found some good ones. Get apps at the best prices we’ve ever seen, $25 off a brand new MacBook Air and more. Used MacBook Air laptops from $579 […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
Governmental approval of the deal moves Tesla one step closer to buying – or perhaps more appropriately bailing out – Solar City. Continue reading Tesla gets FTC approval to acquire Solar City in $2.6 billion deal Tesla gets FTC approval to acquire Solar City in $2.6 billion deal originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:30:00 EDT. Show More Summary
Today we’re dealing two new hands from the Google Search deck: solitaire and tic-tac-toe. Now you can play two of the oldest and most popular games for all ages, on desktop and in the Google app. It’s been said solitaire’s roots are in fortune telling. Show More Summary
Uber has struck a deal with one of the largest independent robo-advisors in the world to help its drivers better manage their money. The car-ride app has partnered with Betterment to offer drivers access to traditional or Roth Individual...Show More Summary
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Pinterest Inc. on Tuesday said it had acquired article-bookmarking app Instapaper. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed.
The tech titans last week inked a deal to expand their software and patent collaborations.
Google secretly acquired the team at mobile app development startup Apportable more than a year ago, VentureBeat has learned. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed, but multiple sources have said that it was an acqui-hire. Apportable was founded in 2011 by former Cooliris consultant Collin Jackson and former Webroot software engineer Ian Fischer to […]
Microsoft is trying to stealthily make its way onto your Android smartphone. The Redmond company has signed a deal with smartphone company Lenovo to have its Office apps pre-installed on its phones, along with Skype and OneDrive — making...Show More Summary
Microsoft and Lenovo deepen their “strategic relationship” with a deal that will put Office and Skype onto Lenovo’s mobile devices. ||| San Francisco - Microsoft apps such as Office and Skype will be installed on Lenovo mobile devices...Show More Summary
Motorola's phones have stayed relatively free of any pre-loaded apps, but that's changing now as part of a new patent cross-licensing deal between Lenovo and Microsoft. The move will see select Lenovo and Motorola phones offering the...Show More Summary
Microsoft has announced that it’s acquired Genee, a productivity app that launched in beta last year and focused on automating the task of scheduling meetings. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. Genee allowed users to set up meetings without having to consult a calendar. Show More Summary
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