Hottest News on Social Media

Top Six News Apps for iPhone

  • December 19th, 2011 by SEM Contributor
Receive the latest news buzz or breaking news with these top informative apps and stay updated anytime anyhwere. 1. CNN App for iPhone (U.S.) Watch CNN Live wherever you want. Watch any show on CNN, Live with your CNN Apps for iPhone4S. Enjoy 24/7, CNN TV that has been added on the iPhone now with all the features you want… Read more

More and More Organizational Fun With Moredays

  • November 2nd, 2011 by Ann Smarty
Task managers, one would think this genre of development should be full, right? Well, not just yet. A unique take on the personal online task management/scrapbook, Moredays is not everyone’s idea of organizational perfection, but it will be for some. Still cloaked in beta testing, Moredays was somewhat revealed at TechCrunch Disrupt, and a bit more in a teaser Mashable… Read more

Instant Translation with the World Lens iPhone App

  • October 19th, 2011 by Damian Davila
Developed by Quest Visual, the World Lends iPhone app is a real-time pocket-size translator that empowers you to translate any text from English to Spanish, and viceversa.

A Potential Game Changer

Former video game code, 36-year older Otavio Good is the brains behind World Lens iPhone app. After selling his video game startup Secret Level to SEGA for $15 million… Read more

Let Lookout Protect Private Data on your Phone

  • September 26th, 2011 by Damian Davila
As more and more people are using smartphones, hackers are becoming more interested in exploiting the security loopholes that companies fail to address. Fortunately, there is Lookout raising to the challenge of protecting your private data on any smartphone.

Meet Lookout

Lookout (formerly known as Flexilis) describes itself as a smartphone security company dedicated to making the mobile experience safe… Read more

Find out Where to Eat Next with Alfred

  • September 20th, 2011 by Damian Davila
In a world full of Yelps, Zagats, and Food Networks, everybody seems to have the answer for the question: “Where should we go to eat?” Even though there are many answers, most of them don’t appear tailored enough for our personal tastes and preferences.

Enter Alfred

Alfred is an iPhone app that provides curated recommendations using Clever Sense’s Serendipity Engine.… Read more

Meet the Color iPhone App

  • May 19th, 2011 by Damian Davila
A while ago I wrote about the fast rise of Instagram, an app that lets iPhone users post pics online and share them through social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. In late March 2011, Color entered as one of the latest player in the photo sharing market. According to the app developers,  Color creates new, dynamic social networks for… Read more

App Which Makes Facebook Act Like Your Memory After A Friday Night

  • March 28th, 2011 by SEM Contributor
Every-one’s done it, every-one’s regretted doing it but very few of us have been glad we’ve done it and we’re certainly never proud of doing it. I know some-one who even did it to his boss and was surprised to find that they didn’t have a job the next day, they didn’t remember doing it at all. Drunk Dialing is… Read more

Most Promising Social Media Startups: What to Expect in 2011

  • February 1st, 2011 by SEM Contributor
Despite the hype, this year’s best social networking opportunities for designers are still the classics. Thanks to a dash of mobile device innovation, your favorite networking sites have become even stronger. Here are five key pillars for your social networking repertoire in 2011.

1. Instagram: Photos, Faster

For designers, networking is often a matter of sharing your vision. With Instagram,… Read more

Shopkick Bridges the Online and Physical Retail Worlds

  • January 10th, 2011 by Damian Davila
Funded in 2009 by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB), as part of its “iFund,” in cooperation with Apple, and by Reid Hoffman, Founder of LinkedIn and investor in Facebook, Shopkick has the vision of bridging the mobile and physical retail worlds. Shopkick’s iPhone and Android apps allow store patrons to automatically check in at stores as they walk in,… Read more

Twitter Tightens Grip on Smarthphone Twitter Apps

  • January 3rd, 2011 by Damian Davila
For the last 2 years it appeared that the popularity of 3rd party applications for Twitter on smartphones overshadowed the popularity of the social media behemoth. However, the year 2010 saw aggressive moves from Twitter in making sure that it established itself as the main application developer of smartphones apps for Twitter. iPhone Twitter App Perhaps the boldest move was… Read more