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  • Facebook and Google dominate time spent with mobile apps

    The battle for mobile social supremacy is largely a two-horse race these days as Facebook and Google combine to claim one of every four minutes U.S. users spend on mobile devices, according to a report released this week by Forrester Research. Forrester tracked the app use of 1,721 adult smartphone users in the U.S. during the three-month period ending in December 2014.

    Written by Matt Kapko03 July 15 04:57
  • St George Bank releases Cardless Cash

    St George Bank on Tuesday released its Cardless Cash mobile app feature, which allows customers to withdraw money using their smartphone.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett16 June 15 14:43
  • Really smart phones: Now they can predict your GPA

    Researchers at Dartmouth College and the University of Texas at Austin have developed an Android app that they say can predict students' grade point averages without prior knowledge of data such as SAT scores, IQ or school track records. What's more, the technology could have future applications for predicting employee performance.

    Written by Bob Brown03 June 15 06:05
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  • How to Avoid Online Scams When Selling Your Old iPhone or iPad

    A lot of people right now are selling their old iPhones and iPad minis to trade up to the supersized iPhone 6 models. Unfortunately, I suspect some of them are being scammed out of their devices -- I nearly was.

    Written by James A. Martin12 Sept. 14 23:37
  • How Mobile Apps Developers Can Best Target Geolocation

    Geoloqi, a scrappy software development startup in Portland, Oregon, claims to be re-inventing the way companies build location-aware applications. Here's the story behind the company and geolocation technology.

    Written by Matthew Heusser20 Nov. 12 13:48
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  • Why Facebook should buy Slack to win the enterprise

    As Facebook prepares to launch its Facebook at Work enterprise collaboration toolset, popular messaging app Slack continues to gain passionate users. Experts say a Slack acquisition could help Facebook ride the smaller company's momentum into enterprise.

    Written by Matt Kapko14 Jan. 16 16:00
  • Will hotel room keys and front-desk checkin soon be obsolete?

    After traveling all day, the last thing you want to do is wait in a long line to check into your hotel. And when you finally get to the front desk, it seems like the hotelier has to type a million keystrokes into the computer before finally handing you your room key.

    Written by Lauren Brousell03 Aug. 15 23:51
  • Two Snapchat features you probably don't know about

    Many social media apps have features that show up when you swipe in different directions, or functionality that isn't visible at first glance. But Snapchat might have ‘em all beat because it has a handful of hidden features and gestures that are only discovered through frequent usage or word of mouth. Frequent users of Snapchat may have noticed several places within the app that display numbers and emoticons, but most people either don't know these features exist or don't know what they mean.

    Written by Lauren Brousell28 July 15 23:48
  • 6 things Evernote does that Microsoft OneNote can't

    Consumers tend to stick with what works for them. The more time and money they invest in a product or service, the less likely they are to venture out and try competing products.

    Written by James A. Martin16 July 15 00:27
  • When it comes to mobile apps, IT is ‘slow, poor and weak'

    When 80 percent of employees say mobile technology is critical for getting their job done, but the same number say they haven't asked their IT department for the apps they need because they don't think they'd get what they need, that's a sure sign of trouble.

    Written by Mary Branscombe24 June 15 23:24

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