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  • These StartX startups make tablets into tools for teachers and students

    20 September 2014, 8:00 pm by: Kia Kokalitcheva

    When Apple announced the iPad in 2010, some people mocked it, some couldn’t understand why anyone would need it, and many Apple fans ran to the stores to stand in line for it (much like they did today for the new iPhone). But it also opened up new…
  • The Backed Pack: Concussion protection, a universal remote, & a sensor pack

    20 September 2014, 1:00 pm by: Ross Rubin

    Each week, our friends at Backerjack bring us updates on some of the most successful gadget crowdfunding campaigns. Jolt Sensor The Jolt Sensor is a small device that lives on an athlete’s helmet, headband, or goggles. It’s white, discrete and hooks up via…
  • Why Apple Pay might succeed where Google, PayPal, and Visa have failed

    20 September 2014, 10:00 am by: Ruth Reader

    Apple may have waited longer to launch its own mobile payments party. But it may have given everyone it invited a better reason to attend.
  • FTC’s Brill: New laws needed to protect consumer health data

    19 September 2014, 7:46 pm by: Mark Sullivan

    The FTC is likely to take action to protect the privacy of consumer health data gathered by technology companies outside the walls of the healthcare system.
  • The travel industry is booming on smartphones as mobile bookings hit 40 percent

    19 September 2014, 6:00 pm by: Richard Byrne Reilly

    Travel bookings on mobile for the first six months are up 40 percent in the U.S. That number could nearly double by the end of next year.
  • How the iPhone 6 launch measures up to other smartphone releases

    19 September 2014, 5:00 pm by: Brenda Barron

    Apple's hype seems to be working: First-day pre-orders for the iPhone 6 outstripped pre-orders for all previous models.
  • Answering your most common iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus questions

    19 September 2014, 4:09 pm by: Devindra Hardawar

    It's new iPhone day -- but it's not just any new iPhone day.
  • It’s all about mobile for brands and agencies at Mobile Media Summit during Advertising Week

    19 September 2014, 4:00 pm by: -

    Sponsored Post: On September 29, Mobile Media Summit, the largest mobile media and advertising conference, will kick-off Advertising Week in New York at the famed New World Stages. Mobile Media Summit attracts more brands and advertisers than any other mobile…
  • Moto 360: A round smartwatch not yet ready to roll (review)

    19 September 2014, 3:29 pm by: Rob Pegoraro

    Motorola's long-awaited Android smartwatch looks pretty, but it's still got a ton of problems.
  • iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus: What the new phones look like inside

    19 September 2014, 3:04 pm by: Mark Sullivan

    The people at iFixit have been up all night. Two iFixit people flew to Australia to get the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus early, then they flew home and started tearing the phones apart, said iFixit’s Scott Dingle. The team started tearing down the phones…
  • The DeanBeat: GamesBeat 2014 conference brought insights from two generations of EA CEOs

    19 September 2014, 11:00 am by: Dean Takahashi

    EA's current and former CEOs want to dominate the world, but they have learned humility.
  • YesVideo saves memories in the cloud for 8M families

    19 September 2014, 10:00 am by: Dean Takahashi

    Customers are storing 270 minutes of video now, up 50 percent from two years ago.
  • Attention good parents: Moms with Apps can help you screen what’s on Junior’s mobile

    19 September 2014, 10:00 am by: Barry Levine

    The site offers a filtering tool for apps, where parents can choose device, age range, subject, and such characteristics as works without Internet, no in-app purchases or ads, or no links to social networks.
  • iOS 8 keyboards from SwiftKey, Swype, & Fleksy compared: Everybody wins

    19 September 2014, 9:16 am by: Devindra Hardawar

    Is this real life? Or is this just fantasy? I'm proudly using a non-Apple keyboard on my iPhone 5S -- no jailbreaks necessary.
  • Why Red Hat needed to buy FeedHenry, and what the deal means to everyone else

    19 September 2014, 12:00 am by: Jordan Novet

    For Red Hat, buying FeedHenry is a quick solution to the increasingly critical need for cloud-based mobile-development tools that securely integrate well with companies' existing architectures.
  • Congressmen ask HHS to clarify rules around health data privacy

    18 September 2014, 8:07 pm by: Mark Sullivan

    Developers are eager to create health products, but are hesitant to market them because of confusion over health privacy rules.
  • Mobile game developer TinyCo apologizes to the feds for improper marketing toward children

    18 September 2014, 7:05 pm by: Richard Byrne Reilly

    Studio joins Yelp in ranks of COPPA violators.
  • Alibaba prices its IPO at $68 a share, will start trading on Friday

    18 September 2014, 6:25 pm by: Dean Takahashi

    Yahoo's shares in Alibaba will yield about $8.3 billion.
  • Users are slower to adopt iOS 8 out of the gate compared to iOS 7’s release

    18 September 2014, 4:30 pm by: Dean Takahashi

    Tapjoy's data shows adoption on launch day is fairly sedate.
  • With $2M in preorders, Tangible Play ships its Osmo social iPad educational game

    18 September 2014, 12:00 pm by: Dean Takahashi

    Tangible Play unveils MyOsmo for players to create their own games.
  • Next generation apps need better file systems to scale

    18 September 2014, 11:00 am by: -

    Sponsored Post: Should developers invest time, energy and resources in creating their own DIY file system that sits on top of the public cloud infrastructure? Or take the shortcut and use a cloud storage API, and surrender their users’ data to popular cloud…
  • iOS 8 and iPhone 6: Businesses might not be quite as ready as their employees

    18 September 2014, 10:47 am by: Roman Foeckl

    Guest Post: Some level of control has to be established to avoid highly classified information being uploaded onto a platform that's out of the company's control.
  • Former Zynga CastleVille team creates Dungeon Boss mobile title for Big Fish Games

    18 September 2014, 9:01 am by: Dean Takahashi

    Big Fish Games expands from casual to a more intense hardcore game on mobile.
  • Anki Drive smartphone racing game gets new cars, modes, and an Android version

    18 September 2014, 9:00 am by: Dean Takahashi

    Anki Drive gets a price cut for its starter kit as well.
  • Mobile marketing automation firm Swrve raises $10M

    18 September 2014, 7:30 am by: Dean Takahashi

    Swrve's customer list has expanded beyond game companies to mobile-app makers.
  • 5 ways to increase advertising revenue from your game

    18 September 2014, 7:00 am by: Shawn Aguilar, Tapsense

    Sponsored Post: This sponsored post is an excerpt from the TapSense eBook, A Complete Guide to Mobile Game Ad Monetization. Download it here.  It’s one thing to get a game burning up in the app store charts. In fact, it’s huge. But monetizing that…
  • How Apple Pay is set to change commerce

    18 September 2014, 12:45 am by: Charles Nicholls, SeeWhy

    Guest Post: Apple finally has a chance to succeed in making a phone a wallet. The user experience is very slick, and this will draw an influential and affluent new segment of consumers into NFC payments.
  • Feds officially kick off campaign to nail COPPA violators. Here’s why you should care

    17 September 2014, 11:11 pm by: Richard Byrne Reilly

    The FTC announced today that, in addition to Yelp, it has sued mobile app developer TinyCo for violating the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act.
  • Amazon’s new $99 6″ Fire HD tablet is like a reverse phablet

    17 September 2014, 9:00 pm by: Devindra Hardawar

    It seems like everyone is getting into the phablet craze these days -- even Amazon.
  • New apps for iOS 8: Asana, Box, Evernote, Google Maps, OneNote, Storehouse

    17 September 2014, 2:46 pm by: Jordan Novet

    We've heard about a few companies revising their apps to make the most of iOS 8. Surely there are more than these five, but we want to provide a few ideas for what to do with your new Apple device running the new operating system.

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