Category: iOS


Soundwave for iOS and Android adds music messaging, teams with popular streaming services like Rdio, Deezer and Spotify

Soundwave is an interesting little tool that lets music lovers share what they’re listening to. Unlike Rdio, which silos all users into a single service, Soundwave takes cues from’s ancient Scrobbling platform, consolidating listened tracks from a variety of online services like Soundcloud, YouTube, Deezer, Rdio, Spotify and others. It was part discovery network,



iTunes Pass arrives in Canada, lets you refill at an Apple Store

Apple users across North America can now add money to an iTunes account at a local Apple Store. iTunes Pass is now available in the United States, Canada, and Australia following a Japanese launch earlier this week. iTunes Pass is basically for those that don’t want to link their credit card to their iTunes account (or younger



Chrome for Android now displays desktop pages more clearly

Google has updated Chrome for Android and iOS today, bringing some much-need improvements to the way the former renders desktop pages. The company’s browser has quickly been gaining steam on mobile devices, especially since it is now installed by default on all new Google-certified products. Chrome 36 for Android brings generic performance improvements and bug



You can now pay for your Grooveshark with Bitcoin

Earlier this year, Stripe announced that its users would soon be able to accept Bitcoin payments from their customers. The private beta program was launched in the spring, and it looks like Grooveshark is one of the first eager businesses to adopt the new form of payment. Reddit user cloud109 this past weekend posted a


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Vancouver’s Faraday cage cafe closes tomorrow

Most smartphone owners would argue that while the devices make our lives far more convenient, it comes with a certain level of sacrifice. Every where you turn, people are staring into those tiny screens with no care or caution for the people around them. Understandable, then, that some people have the urge to disconnect completely. Earlier



BNN Go for iOS and Android brings stock news, tips and on-demand shows

Another Bell media outfit has received the on-demand mobile app treatment. Business News Network, the company’s 24/7 financial reporting portal, has been miniaturized to the mobile screen in a clean, well-designed app. While it lacks the live viewing capabilities of CTV Go, it makes up for that omission by offering full on-demand shows hours after



Shazam collaborates with Rdio to play full tracks in the iOS app

Shazam for iOS has been updated to support full track playback by plugging into Rdio’s extensive collection. The Shazam-Rdio collaboration is already quite deep, previously allowing users to deep link into Rdio from Shazam once a user had tagged a song. The new feature merely saves a step, allowing users to listen to the entire