Apps

How the Latest Fake Minecraft App Reached No. 4 on the iTunes Charts and Then Disappeared
Minecraft

How the Latest Fake Minecraft App Reached No. 4 on the iTunes Charts and Then Disappeared

It was just one of dozens of malicious scam apps that copycat the wildly popular block-building adventure game.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
5 Ways Your Restaurant Experience Will Change in 2016
Restaurants

5 Ways Your Restaurant Experience Will Change in 2016

Some of it is already happening: tablets replacing servers and ordering and prepaying for food with an app. Now it's time for restaurants to really embrace new technology.
Drew Hendricks
Insta-Zen: New App Connects You With a Coach or Therapist Over Live Video
Apps

Insta-Zen: New App Connects You With a Coach or Therapist Over Live Video

Everbliss joins other startups that hook users up with professionals almost instantly.
Catherine Clifford
7 Apps to Help Integrate Tech With Self-Improvement Goals
Apps

7 Apps to Help Integrate Tech With Self-Improvement Goals

Try one or all of these self-improvement apps to get your month off to a positive start.
Jeff Boss
When Will Siri Be Able to Make That Romantic Dinner Reservation for You?
Apps

When Will Siri Be Able to Make That Romantic Dinner Reservation for You?

Here are five ways personal-assistant apps can actually become the personal assistants they claim to be.
Martin Zwilling
Snubbing Apple and Google, Toyota Teams With Ford for Dashboard Tech
Cars

Snubbing Apple and Google, Toyota Teams With Ford for Dashboard Tech

Ford's SmartDeviceLink allows drivers to access smartphone apps via the dashboard touch screen or even voice control.
Arjun Kharpal
Digital Pickpockets Are Now Targeting Your Smartphone
Cybercrime

Digital Pickpockets Are Now Targeting Your Smartphone

Here are eight ways to protect your phone from crafty cybercriminals.
Gary Davis
10 Reasons Not to Build a Mobile App
Mobile Apps

10 Reasons Not to Build a Mobile App

Sure, you're smart, capable and love a challenge. But in a marketplace with three million competitors, you'd better think 10 times or more about entering it.
Malcolm Friedberg
4 App-Assisted Methods to Get the Most Out of Your 24 Hours
Productivity

4 App-Assisted Methods to Get the Most Out of Your 24 Hours

You don't have to give up on multitasking. There are several mobile apps to help you do it more efficiently.
Steven Aldrich
Report: Google Is Building a 'Smart' Mobile-Messaging App to Rival Facebook Messenger
Google

Report: Google Is Building a 'Smart' Mobile-Messaging App to Rival Facebook Messenger

The service will reportedly enable people to text each other and use chatbots to search, yes, you guessed it, Google.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
5 Apps That Can Help Executives Strike Work-Life Balance
Make More Happen

5 Apps That Can Help Executives Strike Work-Life Balance

Yes, there are now apps designed to help you remember birthdays and keep the spouse happy.
Pratik Dholakiya
Dating App Hinge Now Lets Users Connect Over 'Shared Events,' Including Being Suspended From School
Online Dating

Dating App Hinge Now Lets Users Connect Over 'Shared Events,' Including Being Suspended From School

The new feature, called Story Cards, provides potential icebreakers for users who match on its app.
Laura Entis
You Can Now Reserve an Uber Directly From Facebook's Messenger App
Facebook

You Can Now Reserve an Uber Directly From Facebook's Messenger App

The world's most popular ride-fetching app and the world's biggest social network just announced they're joining forces.
Kim Lachance Shandrow

Apps are self-contained software programs designed for a specific purpose. They are available for download, for free or at cost, on both Apple and Android devices and are effective tools for companies seeking to interact with consumers more readily.

Apps have revolutionized the way people communicate, interact, find information, make purchases and manage their businesses.