The super-difficult Flappy Bird iOS and Android app recently made a name for itself – spreading like wildfire and then disappearing. Even more interesting was the game’s developer taking the game down for seemingly unusual reasons. Flappy Bird is gone, but for those of you that did get it, the game lives on.
With a name like Paper, it seems Facebook may be reaching for much more than a way to find stories from posts. Facebook may be shooting for the lofty goal of being a news service, and a starting point for when people read the news.
Now that I have Blackberry Messenger, I can share my thoughts on this new tool, and how this may affect the future of other related applications.
At this point, the RBC application should be the best of breed, yet it lacks in some big ways. I thought I’d go over some of what I’ve seen in the hopes that someone there might decide this application is a worthy investment.
Refresh, a simple contextual iOS application that gathers information on contacts from multiple sources based on the information it finds in your calendar; I expect we’ll hear much more about this idea in the coming months and years.
Today’s basics column covers the basic process of finding out your device’s serial number and model number.
Not too long ago, Starbucks made a bunch of changes to how they handled their Starbucks Card promotions. Some of the changes were good (12 drinks now get you a free drink), but some other changes are clearly causing some difficulty. One of the bigger problems is how someone might redeem a free drink now that Starbucks no longer sends out postcard-sized redemption cards.
Being able to control what is publicly displayed would go along way to helping Whatsapp with privacy issues. But, the application appears to also be easily hijacked; that’s a problem and I’ll show you why.
Recently, Google has announced that Google Sync about to hit the end of life. In anticipation of this change, I’ll switch an iPhone from Google Sync to Google’s preferred methods.
Downloaded 10 million times within 2 days of release, it’s quite easy to say Google’s new Maps on iOS is popular. When Maps was released for iOS, I immediately installed the app just like what seemed like every iOS user. What happened next was a complete shift from using Apple’s maps to this new offering from Google. While […]