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We Have to Drive Tech Innovation to Drive Social Mobility

Tiziana Dearing | Posted 07.30.2014 | Impact
Tiziana Dearing

Technology innovation can help drive social mobility. But that doesn't happen in a vacuum. Real choices about resources, regulations, access -- and even what we define as innovative -- help or hinder.

There's An App For That

The Huffington Post | Jessica Toomer | Posted 05.27.2014 | TV

Who doesn't love apps? They make our lives easier and there's one for every need. Recognize the tune, but can't name that catchy commercial jingle? Th...

The Art of Games: Dialing Into the Outdoors Through Mobile Game Apps

Bill Chameides | Posted 07.27.2014 | Green
Bill Chameides

Can game apps get kids out of the house and literally into nature? The makers of games like Habitat, whose play combines cartoon-character virtual spe...

New App Ensures Homeless People Don't Use Donations On Alcohol, Cigarettes

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 05.24.2014 | Impact

Some people face a fairly common dilemma when coming across a homeless person they'd like to help: Will my spare change be used for food or water, or ...

Are Opportunity Costs the Real Danger of Technology?

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 07.21.2014 | Technology
Dr. Jim Taylor

I believe that technology is inherently neither good nor bad. But neutral does not mean it is benign. As with most things in life, technology is healthy or harmful depending on how it is used.

What's so Secret?

Sheila Raju | Posted 07.21.2014 | Technology
Sheila Raju

The facebook albums, pinterest boards, tweets, instagram filters are all part of the carefully curated, online personas of Millenials. The intrigue of the anonymous sharing apps hinges on the absence of this context.

Gear Up Your Kids

Ivo Lukas | Posted 07.19.2014 | Technology
Ivo Lukas

Whether it's engineering, creativity or safety on your mind for your kids this summer, be sure to keep these great gadgets and apps in mind.

What To Do -- And What To Avoid -- When Branding Your App

Ashish Toshniwal | Posted 05.19.2014 | Technology
Ashish Toshniwal

If you want your app to land some of the most valuable real estate in the industry, it is imperative that you make sure your target audience is emotionally connected with your app's brand.

Facebook Developing Its Own Snapchat: Report

Reuters | Posted 05.19.2014 | Technology

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Facebook Inc is developing its own video-chat app, known internally as Slingshot, after its failed attempt to acquire mobile mess...

iOS Quick Read: Implementing Remote Notifications

Dulio Denis | Posted 07.19.2014 | Huffpost Code
Dulio Denis

In this article, we will continue our exploration of new iOS 7 multitasking features with Remote Notifications, which allow your app to launch immediately whenever you send it a special push notification.

How to Go Digital With Your Spring Cleaning

Fauzia Burke | Posted 07.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Fauzia Burke

With spring's arrival, maybe you are even tossing around the idea of a little spring cleaning. The process of spring cleaning is ultimately about your well-being because it's getting rid of the old and welcoming in the new. So let's talk about how to go digital with your spring cleaning.

Learning: A Continual Quantum Leap > Of Change

Scott MacFarland | Posted 07.12.2014 | Business
Scott MacFarland

As a career long content producer and marketer, I feel my professional journey has been full of change.

The 6 Best Cocktail Apps

Liquor.com | Posted 07.09.2014 | Taste
Liquor.com

Calling all cocktail lovers: How do you track where your favorite bartender is working? Or decide what cocktail to make using only the ingredients you...

iOS Quick Read: Implementing Background Fetch

Dulio Denis | Posted 07.09.2014 | Huffpost Code
Dulio Denis

iOS 7 introduced new background task handling that helps developers achieve an amazing user experience.

Top 6 Apps for Every Renter on the Move

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 07.06.2014 | HuffPost Home
Elizabeth Pullman

April showers brings May... moving trucks? If you're thinking about relocating, you picked the right time! These apps will help make your transition a breeze (and they might even add some fun along the way)!

The End of Your Relationship May Already Be in Your Pocket

Marten Weber | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Marten Weber

People need privacy. We need our own little secrets, our hot steamy affairs, our dirty chats with perfect strangers. It helps keep life in balance. But a relationship needs trust and openness. Keeping secrets on your cellphone is too easy.

iOS Quick Read: Implementing a Custom UIActionSheet

Dulio Denis | Posted 07.02.2014 | Huffpost Code
Dulio Denis

This week the need arose to have a more powerful UIActionSheet that went beyond having just buttons.

Harnessing the Power of Enterprise Mobile Apps

Daniel Burrus | Posted 06.30.2014 | Technology
Daniel Burrus

Enterprise mobility is a Hard Trend--it will continue to grow rapidly. In other words, think of mobile devices and the corresponding apps as a magnitu...

What Whets Your Late Night App-etite

Lisa Mercurio | Posted 06.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Mercurio

This is not another article about what to eat and what not to eat at bedtime. It is, however, about what you consume. You and your brain, that is.

Geo-Fencing: Just One Tool to Protect Kids From Cyber Bullying

Diana Graber | Posted 06.29.2014 | Parents
Diana Graber

I'll be the first to admit it, parents today need all the help they can get, especially when it comes to keeping track of our kids and their behaviors, virtually and physically. But just like a physical fence can be scaled or circumvented, so can a virtual fence

Sleep Gives You Something Else to Worry About

Robin Raskin | Posted 06.29.2014 | Technology
Robin Raskin

Who would have thought that sleep would become the next crisis in our lives?

When Selfie-Improvement Apps Go Too Far

Common Sense Media | Posted 06.29.2014 | Parents
Common Sense Media

For a long time, parents have discouraged kids from comparing the way they look to celebrities, models or even to their friends. But today's teens can't help but idealize their own carefully-selected and perfected photos.

Heartbleeds, Handshakes, and Foolproof Happiness

Matt Richardson | Posted 06.28.2014 | Good News
Matt Richardson

I'm advocating a slice of Life 1.0. Life offline. You know: paper, pencil, people, handshakes. Firm handshakes. Life outdoors, where bugs ruin picnics not bank accounts.

How Apps Can Cause Us to Take Fewer Risks in the Game of Life

Howard Gardner | Posted 06.28.2014 | World
Howard Gardner

An "app mentality" or "app consciousness" -- the search for an app for everything, the almost automatic activation of an app and a concomitant reluctance to proceed if an app is lacking -- can be very limiting. And it is especially pernicious in the event that this mentality becomes the dominant mode, the dominant metaphor, for how one leads one's life.

Using Kids' Mobile Apps As an Effective Parenting Tool

Catriona Wallis | Posted 06.22.2014 | Parents
Catriona Wallis

Used in moderation with time limits applied, mobile apps can become a blessed parenting tool that works for your family.