The new, Pay for a Friend, feature is as cheap as Facebook gifts, albeit with a more productive outcome. Subscription services and paid apps like these allow companies to provide better product that are free of ads. It’s privacy as commodity, and it’s becoming a new economy in the app world. Read more
There are millions of kids online, and as we’ve seen many times before, they can innocently rack up a large mobile bill. To prevent that, use this interactive, animated guide from this collaborative video between Will Samuel and UK’s Internet Advertising Bureau – it’s perfect for parents with young children who love to read eBooks or play mobile games.
France’s popular purveyor of spirits is bringing its cocktail wisdoms to the masses via a new iPad app and spirits boxed as books. The title, The Gutenberg Project , refers to the container books’ ability to hold and provide mixology knowledge, but will most likely replace real, paper books.
This week’s leading free iOS app is Smash Hit, and it’s perfect for your monday blues. The free game app features surreal graphic animation that lets users fly through glassy, 3D space and smash everything in its path. It’s a definitely step up from Flappy Bird gameplay.
Below, we’ve listed the top free iPhone apps of the week. The list links to Inside Network’s research about the individual apps, including historical charts, developer information and download information. Read more
In the video below, you can watch a product demonstration at SXSW that should make you feel a bit nervous about drone technology. What you’ll see is a volunteer intern as target for a hexacopter drone, equipped with a stun gun that packs 80,000 volts of electrical power. It’s called the CUPID, and it’s the future of drone technology.
Titter’s Twitter’s micro-video platform, Vine, has changed its user policy to prohibit pornographic content. The change, however, does not completely remove nudity. Vine users who don’t want to see porn can flag questionable content for review.
Users who violate the new policy risk the chance of being suspended from their Vine account. To help you understand the new policy, we’ve got examples below of what is acceptable materials as well as a list of things not to post.