Tag Archives: social

Apple working on video-sharing social media application for 2017

Bloomberg reports that Apple is working on a Snapchat and Instagram competitor targeted at younger users. The motivation behind the movie is because social apps have a high level of engagement on the iPhone. The goal behind the project’s development is to offer simple video editing with tools that appeal to the generation of users growing up with…

Best Apps of 2014: Social

This post is part of our “Best Apps of 2014″ series! The series highlights the finest apps of the year — either released in 2014 or heavily updated. You can follow along with all entries in the series HERE. We’re approaching the end of the year, so what better time to bring together all of the best apps from the last twelve months? We’ve…

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…

Instagram to add instant messaging capabilities soon, report says

Photo oriented social network Instagram, which recently added video-sharing capabilities to it’s mobile apps, is now looking for a further way to add further value to the platform. The answer? Messaging. Or, at least, that’s what a report from GigaOm suggests: Well-placed sources tell us that the company is gearing up to launch new private messaging…

Tweetbot 3 updated with new features and functions in version 3.1

The incredibly popular Twitter client Tweetbot 3 by Tapbots has been updated to version 3.1 as was expected. Tweetbot 3 was a dramatic update from Tweetbot 3 in order to redesign, recode and optimize the app for iOS 7. In order to do so and ship the app quickly, Tapbots took out some features in the initial release of Tweetbot 3. The third generation of…

Share your panoramic photos with PanoPerfect [Review]

We love sharing pictures on the Internet and there are no shortage of ways to show your photos to friends and family online. Since iOS 6, iPhones have had a built in panorama function that allows you to compose a perfect panorama by simply sweeping your phone from left to right. These pictures are usually great, but there hasn’t been an established…

Beautiful, social travel reviews with Triptease for iPad [Review]

If you’re going on vacation, the smart thing to do is check out some reviews of the location, hotels and attractions in the area before you spend any of your hard earned cash. There are innumerable ways to find out the good and the bad of pretty much anywhere on the globe via the magic of the internet. You might argue that we’ve got all bases…

Vine tops App Store chart

Video sharing phenomenon Vine has climbed to the top of the iTunes App Store charts. The app, which allows users to record and share 6-second loops of video footage is currently the most popular free app on the App Store. Vine has risen to prominence ever since its Twitter takeover, releasing the incredibly cool VineTune music video creation system,…

GetGlue for iPhone updated with new social features

  GetGlue, a social networking TV related application, has just been updated to support some very neat new social features. What this app does is acts like a Foursquare for television. You can tell it what you watch – and when – and it will recommend different places to you. A lot of this is part of the recent 4.0 update though, for which the…