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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

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

The Shift Towards Mobile Payments with Smartphones

  • September 27th, 2011 by Damian Davila
Given the rise of smartphones and the further introduction of basic mobile phones into rural areas, there is a strong trend towards using mobiles to conduct financial transactions.

The Industry

According to the Yankee Group, the worldwide transaction value of mobile payments will total $984 billion by 2014, up from $162 billion in 2010. Mobile payments is defined as transactions from mobile… 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 for… 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

Two Ways to Find Free Music on iTunes

  • May 17th, 2011 by SEM Contributor
In recent years, iTunes has become one of the most common ways to store a music library. Just about everyone has an iPad or some other technological gadget that works with iTunes, so it follows that it would be a popular program. This also means that just about everyone wants to know how to get music on iTunes…for free! Who… 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, sharing… Read more

Phone App Good News for Foursquare Users

  • December 28th, 2010 by Tisha Tolar
Foursquare is releasing its retooled iPhone app just in time for Christmas. The popular location based social networking site has been working on the app and recent Twitter feeds such as “we just found an app approval in our stocking! New Foursquare early next week. Thanks #SantaJobs,” appeared in their Twitter feed. In addition to the usual the new iPhone… Read more

Neer: Personal Social Based Networking

  • September 1st, 2010 by Ann Smarty
Geo-location based check-in sites have started to become all the rage recently. Foursquare and Gowalla have shown just how ready some people are to announce their favorite locations to the entire world, with millions have signed up to try out the latest craze in mobile media since its arrival last year. New start-up Neerlife differentiates itself from the crowd by… Read more