App downloads up 15 percent in 2016, revenue up 40 percent thanks to China

The app industry is continuing to grow, according to a new year-end analysis from app intelligence firm App Annie, out today, which found that app downloads,...

Find love or have a fling with the best LGBT dating apps for iPhone...

Dating is complicated — no matter your race, gender, or sexual preference. Thankfully, the right dating app can help simplify the process, allowing you to make new friends, start a...

Google brings its upgraded keyboard app Gboard to Android

Google today officially announced that it’s rebranding its Google Keyboard application for Android users to “Gboard,” the name sported by its newer keyboard app that sports...

Opera Max update adds privacy tools but annoys some users

Opera has rolled out a set of privacy features to its data-saving proxy for Android, Opera Max. It’s now billing it as a “data management and privacy app”. The company previewed the new privacy...

Google’s cord cutter app YouTube TV reaches 2 million downloads

Approximately 2 million people have installed the YouTube TV app, Google’s live TV service aimed at a younger generation of cord cutters, as well as...

In iOS 11, Safari will strip out Google AMP links for shared stories

Anyone haunted by annoying link cruft will be relieved to hear that iOS 11 will transform Google AMP links back into their original forms when...

Echo’s messaging service may add support for SMS texts from your own ‘Alexa number’

Amazon appears to be planning an expansion of Alexa’s existing messaging capabilities to support sending SMS text messages to friends using your Echo device or...

Dick’s Sporting Goods acquires mobile scorekeeping company GameChanger Media

Dick’s Sporting Goods is expanding its digital tools with the acquisition of GameChanger Media, the company behind the mobile scorekeeping app of the same name. A sporting goods...

Polly’s teen polling app piggybacks on Snapchat

Snapchat doesn’t technically have a developer platform, but that hasn’t stopped other startups from taking advantage of its new feature for attaching links to your...

Twitter tests rounded buttons and thumbnails…because that’s the problem?

Twitter is testing a new interface for its mobile applications on iOS and Android, which involve rounded profile images, buttons and other features. It’s unclear...

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2018 Audi SQ5 first drive

Audi’s all-new Q5 hits the gym, dons its S performance suit, and readies for a reception with premium SUV buyers. The post 2018 Audi...