Use Filta to Search the People You Follow on Twitter

If you’re looking for people with a specific set of skills or in a particular location then the list of folks you’re following on Twitter is a good place to start. Filta makes it easy for you to scour this list with a couple of clicks. It’s the kind of useful feature Twitter should have built into its apps by now. » 6/25/15 1:08pm 6/25/15 1:08pm

Twitter's Secret Project Lightning Sounds a Bit Like Snapchat

Twitter has a secret. The microblogging service will soon release a “major new feature” called Project Lightning that will bring human-curated content based on live events to one user-friendly place. BuzzFeed’s Mat Honan recently got a sneak peek, and you know what? Project Lightning is kinda like Snapchat. » 6/18/15 12:20pm 6/18/15 12:20pm

Get This Cool S6 Edge Feature on Any Android Phone

You might have noticed the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, a rather distinctive handset with a curved screen. The extra display can be used to alert you to different notifications and give quick links to contacts and other parts of the TouchWiz OS. Thanks to a clever app, you can get one of these features on your standard… » 6/17/15 12:12pm 6/17/15 12:12pm

4 Ways to Use Your Smartphone for a Good Cause

Most of us are spending an inordinate amount of time on our smartphones, those glowing devices that are always by our side, so why not use some of that time to help others and promote worthy causes? Here are four ideas you might want to consider—and you can always get back to your News Feed or high score challenge… » 6/16/15 10:47am 6/16/15 10:47am

The Oculus App Store Will Be a Walled Garden, Much Like Apple and Google

“The Rift is an open platform,” said Oculus founder Palmer Luckey, one month ago. “We don’t control what software can run on it, and that’s a big deal.” A day later, dozens of headlines proudly proclaimed that Oculus wouldn’t block virtual reality porn. Sadly, it’s not true. Not the porn part... and maybe not the open… » 6/13/15 12:30pm 6/13/15 12:30pm