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Gear up for ‘back to school’ with these 5 iOS apps

For many, school is about to start back up and school systems are integrating technology into classrooms more and more, specifically iOS devices. I thought a good way to get those of you heading back to school prepared for the upcoming school year is to introduce to you some of my favorite apps that help me to be more productive throughout the day. So…

Best alternative messaging apps: BBM, LINE, Kik, Viber and more

Unfortunately, the messaging ecosystem is a mess across all of today’s smartphones. Instant messaging does not have a universal protocol that all apps can tap into (like email, for example) so our conversations are tied to the messaging services that we use. That makes switching between messaging apps difficult as our friend lists, conversations, account…

GroupMe updated to offer in-app money transfers, gallery view

Popular messaging service GroupMe released updates for both its iOS and Android applications today with two cool new features in tow. The first improvement is something GroupMe calls Split. This is basically an in-app money transfer that allows you to send funds to someone else, or have multiple people chip in towards one common goal. “You bought…

7 must-have apps for iPhone 5

Thanks to Apple finally caving and changing away from the same 3.5″ display we’ve used for years, we now have 4-inches loaded with 727,000 pixels to play with. That gives app makers the opportunity to take advantage. And, although it will undoubtedly take time for developers to get all their apps updated, there are some that have already made their way…

Pods, Groups And Teams, Oh My!

Conference season is upon us! It’s time to bust out your Mophie Juice Packs and messenger bags – as if you haven’t already. If you’re like most techies out there, you’ve already been to handful of conventions and it’s only April. We’re just getting started. On a typical day, we stay in touch with friends or co-workers via Twitter, Yammer or email. But when…