Merry Christmas! Toybox is taking the day off for some festive revelry and will be back tomorrow, starting a reduced schedule between the 26th and January 2nd. Normal shenanigans will resume on January 5th.
Pocket, everyone's favorite service that was formerly Read It Later, just announced a paid plan. For $5 a month or $45 a year, your Pocketed pages will persist forever in a searchable, tag-able, digital library. Like Evernote, but exclusively for things you probably won't get around to reading.
Chromecast just keeps getting better. You can now cast livestreaming baseball through the MLB.TV app. The only catch is that you'll have to have a premium subscription. If you do, it's time to play ball!
Horizon, the clever camera app that forces your iPhone or iPad to only shoot horizontal videos no matter how they're held, is now free on the iTunes App Store for a little while. So now you have no excuse for shooting vertical videos ever again. [iTunes App Store] Read more
The first official Ubuntu hardware partners have been announced and companies you've never heard of! Expect the phones later this year, but don't set your heart on US availability you crazy Linux junkie.
In 2012, 19 billion chat messages were sent each day across the world—compared to just 17.6 billion SMS messages.