Apps & Software

Facebook opens up Instant Articles to all publishers. If you don’t know, Instant Articles are Facebook’s new way to natively load articles within the app using an adapted RSS feed. These native articles, which have a lightning bolt in the top right corner, load in half a second—10x faster than if user was to click out to a website.

Sometimes, revolutions in technology are easy to understand, even the first time you hear about them. The smartphone — it’s a phone as powerful as a computer. Bluetooth — it’s a way to wirelessly connect your devices. The search engine — allows you to type a search query instead of digging through directories.

It seems like people can’t stop talking about the latest smartphones. It’s a topic of excited conversation, one that never seems to let up. After all, as soon as people have purchased the latest version of whatever brand they prefer, they get right back to looking forward to what the next version will bring. So let’s indulge that anticipation a little bit, shall we?

As much of the world has shifted to mobile, smartphones are an important way to reach consumers. However, this year many brands still won’t deliver a full mobile experience, which is to say that, in 2016, many retailers still won’t have apps.

Where do you go if you want to buy a bumper pack of Fujifilm Instant Film, a latex sports girdle, or party game Cards Against Humanity? These are, in fact, some of the best sellers on the world’s leading e-commerce site, Amazon.

Less than a month ago, Snapchat opened custom on-demand geofilters to everyone. Industry news was excited, but for how amazing of a product they are, custom Snapchat geofilters have remained stunningly under the radar.

Apple fans, rejoice! On Monday, Apple unveiled the new 9.7-inch iPad pro and the newest iPhone SE. The newest iPhone SE is a throwback to older models due to it’s four-inch display yet combined with the power of the 64-bit A9 chip, which was introduced in the iPhone 6 and 6s Plus. This will come as a welcome surprise to any users who may have been at odds with the larger displays of the iPhones 6 and 6S.

Time and effort are everything to a small business owner. They need the skills necessary to run their business. They can utilize seven tools to improve employee management. Among the tools are BoostSuite, Blue Coat, Boomerang, and QuickBooks. Other tools include Zenefits, Genbook, and HipChat.

Get the most out of your streaming services with this collection of tips and tricks for all the latest apps, including Vue, Hulu, and Sling TV.

Thinking about switching to a new streaming service – or cutting the cable at last? Time to explore the latest and greatest offerings of the top streamers available with our insightful guide to Netflix, Hulu and Amazon.