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Facetune Is an iOS Photo-Editing App That Can Truly Be Called Magical

(0) Comments | Posted June 26, 2013 | 2:02 PM

"Oh no, another photo sharing app that provides filters and other lame editing options that only lower the resolution of my picture?" Nope, not even close. Facetune is a whole new ball game.


While comparing an app to a market leader is...

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Mobile Apps Are the New Internet

(2) Comments | Posted May 29, 2013 | 8:25 AM

Talk about a cryptic and vague title... No, but really, if you think about the evolution of the web and what contributed to its, "success" is a bit of an understatement, I think it's the hyperlinking between sites that did it.

I mean, without linking, where would we be...

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Testing an Android App Is a Huge Headache. Until Now. Meet TestFairy!

(4) Comments | Posted May 28, 2013 | 1:24 PM

While the mobile smartphone wars continue to intensify, judging by the pure market share numbers, Android is the clear winner. Again, not talking about revenue, mind share, branding or anything else, just pure market share. Yet, despite its dominance and dependence on its 3rd party developers, Android, as a platform...

Read Post Aims to Fix the Broken Mobile Web and Might Very Well Succeed

(2) Comments | Posted May 21, 2013 | 11:04 AM

The mobile web is broken. If you spend any time reading content on mobile browsers, you surely know what I mean. The fragmented reading experience, the lack of simple sharing abilities, the difficulty in engaging with content, and the list goes on.


You might...

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Appoxee 2.0 Aims to Keep Users Interested in Your Mobile App

(0) Comments | Posted March 20, 2013 | 1:02 PM

As a mobile developer in 2013, you are faced with more challenges than you are qualified to overcome. There is the development itself, which, let's assume for a second is under control. Then the app is out, you crack open the champagne in honor of the millions you are about...

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Takes: An App With the Potential to Replace Your iPhone's Camera App

(1) Comments | Posted March 11, 2013 | 1:47 PM

"Oh no, not another photo sharing app. What is this? 2012?" Yes, yes, I know that's what you are thinking, but how do I say this nicely? You are wrong. Takes is seriously mind-blowingly fantastic.

I was skeptical at first, I must admit, because the person who...

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Visualead: The Platform That Might Actually Make QR Codes Relevant

(6) Comments | Posted December 5, 2012 | 1:44 PM

Chances are, if you are like me, and you saw the words "QR Codes" in the title of this post, you did not click through to keep reading. But if you are reading these words, then you must have. So how do I explain this contradiction? Simple. QR codes are...

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CountMeIn: A Much-Needed Shopping Solution for Both Brands and Consumers

(1) Comments | Posted November 21, 2012 | 8:57 AM

While the overall world of technology evolves faster than the speed of light, there are some areas in our day-to-day lives that remain primitive and surprisingly inconvenient.


Some of those areas, including the way we watch TV (especially the way we...

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Techonome 2012: Just When You Thought Israeli Innovation Could Not Get Any Hotter!

(4) Comments | Posted October 31, 2012 | 3:02 PM

If you have been following my column here, chances are, you get it. Israeli startups are hot, and so is the level of innovation they bring!

Well, last week, I attended an event called Techonome for the fourth year in a row. The event was organized...

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StartTWS: An Event That Illustrates Israeli Innovation

(8) Comments | Posted October 19, 2012 | 9:19 AM

I attended an event called StartTWS this week. It is the fifth year the event is taking place and it is intended to provide Israeli entrepreneurs with a stage from which to launch their new venture and participate in a start-up competition.

As tech conferences go, this was a well-organized,...

Read Post Just Brought the City's Holy Sites to Your iPad in Stunning 3D

(0) Comments | Posted October 18, 2012 | 1:12 PM

If you are following the mobile space, you probably think this post is going to be about another social app that integrates local, mobile and some other buzz word everyone throws around these days.

Nope, it is not. It is in fact about a startup that is doing something...

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Stevie Brings the Social Web to the Comfort of Your Couch

(1) Comments | Posted August 27, 2012 | 6:29 PM

While start-ups that address the new social media trend are a dime a dozen, sometimes a new idea comes along that not only does something truly different, but actually quite brilliant.

Stevie is one such example. A start-up that launched at TechCrunch Disrupt 2012 and was started by...

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Twtrland Enables Businesses to Finally Leverage 'Social' to Reach Mass Audiences

(0) Comments | Posted July 3, 2012 | 6:07 PM

If you are an active Twitter user, you are surely aware of one of the major challenges new users face when registering for the micro-blogging platform. The first question new Twitter users ask is "Where do I start?" and "How do I find people to follow?"

Well, close to a...

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Any.DO, the Mobile To Do List That Broke All the Rules Then Went Viral

(0) Comments | Posted June 7, 2012 | 7:40 AM

There are some things you don't see too often in the technology world. One of those things is a successful mobile app that launches on Android several months before it launches on iOS. There are many many examples of the opposite.

Another thing you don't see too often is a...

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How a Local 5 Star Hotel Takes Full Advantage of Social, Local, and Mobile Technology

(0) Comments | Posted May 31, 2012 | 2:01 AM

We have all heard the argument "Social media is not for me," whether it was said by a friend that mistakenly thinks Twitter is for sharing trivial facts about your personal life only, or from a company that believes it has nothing to gain from a social presence.

Well, the...

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StartApp Brings Search Revenue to Mobile, Pays Out Its Millionth Dollar to Android Developers

(1) Comments | Posted May 16, 2012 | 8:52 PM

The mobile world is extremely fragmented and is just waiting to be consolidated. This is true for the various app stores, it is true for platforms, it is true for handsets, and it is true for app monetization.

While there are hundreds if not thousands of companies trying to...

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Tawkon: Use it Now, Thank Me Later

(0) Comments | Posted May 3, 2012 | 5:24 PM

Much like Silicon Valley, Israel is filled with startups and there is a strong focus on mobile innovation. And much like Silicon Valley, many startups are doing the same thing, whether it is photo sharing apps, location-based solutions, or social-based innovation, not that there is anything wrong with any of...

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Bringing Apps to the Real World With ZooZ

(4) Comments | Posted April 19, 2012 | 5:18 PM

As the mobile app landscape continues to reach new heights, it brings with it new challenges for developers. The two most noticeable problems that developers face are app discovery and monetization, one clearly dependent on the other. It is a lot easier to monetize an app when it has millions...

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Uppsite: From Web to Mobile in Two Minutes

(0) Comments | Posted April 1, 2012 | 3:20 PM

As the mobile revolution continues to expand, smartphones are quickly replacing computers as primary content consumption devices. More and more people access their news, social feeds, and email from their phones as the post PC era goes into full gear.

Yet, if you take a look at the millions of...

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