Category: iOS

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Viber for iPhone gets a long-awaited design overhaul

Viber, a popular messaging and VoIP service available across nearly every computing platform, has seen its iOS app updated with a brand new look and feel. Version 4.2 introduces a flat, iOS 7-friendly design that comes months after competitors WhatsApp, Kik, BBM and others did the same. Still, for Viber’s 100 million users, many of

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WhatsApp crosses the 500 million active user mark

“On a personal note, Brian and I couldn’t be more proud to be part of a small team of people who, in just under five years, built a communication service that now supports over 450 million monthly active users worldwide and over 320 million daily active users.” Jan Koum, WhatsApp’s co-founder, wrote those words on

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Tab for iPhone takes the Hailo approach to dining out, launches in Toronto

As we’ve covered more than a few times recently, the mobile payment space is permeable, with startups, loyalty companies, carriers and banks all jostling for users’ attention. There has yet to be a single app or service that completely does away with the notion of a physical wallet, but Tab, launching today in its home city of

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Belkin beefs up its WeMo app with improvements to Light Switch

Belkin has updated its WeMo app with lots of new features for its excellent Light Switch module as the company expands its reach into the blossoming home automation industry. What started as a lone baby monitor has expanded into a line of smartphone-operated smart plugs, motion detectors, light switches and, launching this summer, smart light

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Yahoo releases overhauled Flickr app for Android and iOS

You’d be forgiven for thinking Marissa Mayer hasn’t taken Android as seriously as iOS since becoming CEO of Yahoo. The company has released many crucial updates for its most popular apps in recent months, including the iOS-only News Digest, and Android has often been left by the wayside. It looks like the situation is beginning to

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Chrome Remote Desktop app hits Android, coming to iOS later this year

Google has unleashed its Chrome Remote Desktop app on (un)suspecting Android users today, allowing smartphone and tablet lovers to control those old hunks of metal and plastic called computers. For the few remaining Luddites using laptops or *gasp* desktops, Remote Desktop works with a Chrome extension and subsequent Host app on Windows or OS X

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Popular iOS photo sharing app Frontback comes to Android

Just like that, another former iOS exclusive has made its way to Android. Frontback, the “selfie + 1″ photo sharing community, debuted on iOS last year to great acclaim, allowing users to post two cropped horizontal images, delineated between the front and back cameras (hence the name) with a small caption. The startup has raised

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Handybook’s iOS-based home cleaning service expands to Toronto

A new startup has hit Toronto, and it’s going to be a boon for consumers and professionals alike. Handybook, a New York-based startup that has raised just over $12 million to date, runs an iOS-based cleaning service that allows customers to book home cleanings, electrical and plumbing appointments, and a number of other fix-it verticals,

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