The world’s most popular compressed file format doesn’t play all that nicely with smartphones. Try and open a Zip file on iOS or Android and you’re likely see a polite error message or worse. But all it takes is a well-chosen third-party app or two to ease the Zip pain, and we’ve picked out a handful of the options…
Meet Molly, a virtual nurse that could someday provide follow-up care to patients, assess their condition, and provide caregivers with the information they need. The company behind the technology, Sense.ly, just raised $1.25 million to take the product to the next level.
Facebook is reportedly testing an app codenamed "Moments" so people can share posts with a smaller circle of friends.
Curating and DJing, mobile sound apps, Gavin Bryars' cellphone. This would be roughly the week of January 13 through January 19.
Instagram is finally officially coming to Windows Phone via Nokia Lumias, Nokia just announced at Nokia World. Yes, you can finally stop using that silly Hipstamatic workaround.
Keeping track of battery life on your phone can be a major stressor for the obsessive compulsive. Battery Status is the perfect app to put those worries to bed.
Yesterday you got some sweet new gifts. Now it's time to write thank you notes. Card Lust is an easy, thoughtful way to do that.
Santa is already in action in Asia and Europe. Where is he exactly? NORAD will tell you on this lovely Christmas Eve.
Want to take a show with you on your streaming app? You need Comcast—the Xfinity app just got a pretty nice update that lets you actually download programs to your iOS or Android device. Now you can binge on Homeland without worrying about your internet connection messing up the stream. [Google Play, App Store]
Lost your iPhone, iPad, or Mac? Well, butterfingers, now you can hunt it down in your car, because Find My iPhone will give you driving directions to your misplaced device.
Maps are great, and they come in many forms that show different features of the planet we inhabit. You can see many of those different styles of maps in HarperCollins' new Atlas app.
Here's an interesting set of charts from Nielsen analyzing the most popular apps on each smartphone platform.
It's been less than a year since Apple launched the iPhone App Store, but now virtually every mobile OS is showcasing its own take on the mobile application storefront. How do they all stack up?