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Beta-Testing Empathy With TableTribes

Erica Schlaikjer | Posted 04.28.2015 | DC
Erica Schlaikjer

"If an entire city could share a single conversation, what would we talk about?" That's the premise of TableTribes, a mobile app that aims to bring...

Metrics and Accountability in Mobile Marketing

Anindya Datta | Posted 04.13.2015 | Media
Anindya Datta

Measuring the effectiveness of marketing spend in general, and advertising spend in particular, are issues of great importance to CMOs and CFOs. Much work has been done in this area, often referred to as Marketing Performance Measurement (MPM), and Advertising Performance Measurement (APM), respectively.

10 Mistakes You Make When Booking Airfare

Hopper.com | Posted 04.09.2015 | Travel
Hopper.com

Covering everything from when to book and when to fly to some of the top travel tools for staying getting the best airfare prices, some seriously useful tips for getting the biggest bargains in the sky are ahead.

Some of My Favorite Tech Gadgets From CES 2015

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 05.23.2015 | Technology
Rabbi Jason Miller

Apple Watch, Apple Watch, Apple Watch. Everyone's talking about the Apple Watch. And I'm just tuning out.

San Francisco's Launch Fest Signals Enthusiasm for 2015's Tech Economy

Andre Bourque | Posted 05.10.2015 | Business
Andre Bourque

Whether it's weekend hacked innovation or unveiling funded, fully functioning products, San Francisco's technology arteries can be used to gauge our country's broader interest and investment in innovation. That's what San Francisco's Launch Festival does each year.

You Have the Next Billion-dollar Mobile App Idea -- Should You Pursue It?

Alex Moazed | Posted 05.06.2015 | Technology
Alex Moazed

As you do your research, you'll find three main scenarios to describe the competitive environment in your industry. Part of the balancing act you need to perform is to understand who your true competitive threats are.

How To Quickly Delete All The Screenshots Clogging Up Your iPhone's Storage

The Huffington Post | Kerry Flynn | Posted 03.02.2015 | Technology

Apple's current operating system has no easy way to manage your photos on your device. But not to fear, there's an app to save us.

8 Apps to Help You Plan a Great Night Out While You're on a Business Trip

Andre Bourque | Posted 04.25.2015 | Business
Andre Bourque

When your business is done for the day, you have the perfect chance to get out on the town and see the sights. With limited time, however, it's important that you make the most of every minute. Having the right apps on your mobile devices will arm you with everything you need to make the most of whatever town you're in.

6 Things You Need to Know Before Building a Mobile App

Tim Burd | Posted 04.20.2015 | Technology
Tim Burd

Mobile commerce and sales are growing exponentially and that's all the more reason to get in on the action. However, building a successful application comes down to the type of service or product you offer, your audience, which platforms to consider, and your marketing strategy.

Snapchat's New Round Of Funding Puts The Mobile Messaging App At $19 Billion Valuation

Reuters | Posted 02.18.2015 | Technology

Feb 17 (Reuters) - Snapchat is looking to raise as much as $500 million in a new funding round that would value the mobile messaging company at up to ...

Don't Tell Your Mother, But the Key to a Healthier Life Is Lowering Your Ambition

Lorna Borenstein | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Lorna Borenstein

Your goals for a healthier, happier life can be achieved; you just need to lower your ambitions in order to change your habits. Instead of crafting dramatic resolutions which require great willpower, I urge you instead to start taking the smallest, achievable steps possible. Start small, very, very small, and you can build a new foundation for a healthy life.

A Dating App for Quality, Not Quantity

Ellen Goodlett | Posted 04.14.2015 | Technology
Ellen Goodlett

The most refreshing part about The Catch's approach to the dating app world is its focus not on the quantity of matches, but the quality of the ones you're ultimately paired with. When it comes to dating, wouldn't you rather go on one promising date than a dozen meh meet-ups?

Ten Apps that Can Make Your Life Easier

Kyle McCarthy | Posted 04.09.2015 | Technology
Kyle McCarthy

Earlier this month, the American Psychological Association released their annual Stress in America report. Not surprisingly, according to the report, millennials are the most stressed-out generation, followed by Gen X.

Getting Our Kids Active in the Backyard Again

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 04.11.2015 | Technology
Rabbi Jason Miller

I arrived early to a recent National Basketball Association (NBA) basketball game and immediately noticed the oddity of players on both teams, in addi...

5 Mobile Apps Every Entrepreneur Should Have at Their Fingertips

Shannah L. Compton | Posted 04.05.2015 | Business
Shannah L. Compton

The life of an entrepreneur has many perks, including the ability to work from almost anywhere at anytime. Getting a business up and running in this technology driven society is a breeze compared to even just a few a years ago. Every aspect of your business can be run and managed from your virtual office (aka your laptop and cell phone).

Millennial Women Are Taking a Laissez-Faire Approach to Romance

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 04.01.2015 | Women
Dr. Peggy Drexler

The math is pretty simple: In the end, what social media dating does is give users -- and, most poignantly -- women more options. And more options means more freedom, and more power, too.

10 Best Apps for Timid First-Time Investors

GOBankingRates | Posted 03.30.2015 | Money
GOBankingRates

As a first-time investor, even if you understand how the stock market works, you might not know how to play the market wisely. Luckily, there are apps designed specifically for novice investors, and the technology is simple to understand.

A Mobile App to Save Our Lives

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 03.15.2015 | Technology
Rabbi Jason Miller

As I walked around the massive convention center at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) last week in Las Vegas, I heard three words echoing in my head. These three words, "Make it practical," have become something of a litmus test for me when it comes to technology innovation.

A Deep-Link Deep Dive: URX, Wildcard, Button, Deeplink.me Demo the Future of Mobile

Nate C. Hindman | Posted 03.15.2015 | Technology
Nate C. Hindman

I first heard about deep linking while building my own app, One Day Gym Pass, which lets you buy day passes to nearby gyms. I came up with an idea: Wouldn't it be cool if we partnered with fitness-tracking apps to acquire users? I quickly learned that the infrastructure required for such a cross-app partnership is pretty tough to build.

The 3 Best Apps for Keeping Your New Year's Resolutions

Ben Michaelis, Ph.D. | Posted 03.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Ben Michaelis, Ph.D.

The best news is that even if you were born with a human brain -- and I suspect you were -- and you have difficulty keeping your resolutions -- and I suspect you do -- there is wonderful technology that is here to help you on your path.

Can You Use Social Media Too Much? Signs to Watch Out for

Kevin Deegan | Posted 02.16.2015 | Technology
Kevin Deegan

Checking into your social media accounts could be a daily occurrence for you, or perhaps it is something you do morning, noon and night, or even every hour. Everybody uses social media in different ways, but how do you know if you're using it too much?

How Mobile Payment Will Impact the Growth of Mobile Commerce This Holiday Season

Scott Hirsch | Posted 02.02.2015 | Technology
Scott Hirsch

The growing consumerism of our society is always a hot topic this time of year. Discussions about whether or not retailers should open on Thanksgiving to the monitoring of 'Christmas Creep' by various blogs and websites can be seen everywhere.

10 Helpful Apps to Help Organize Your Life Now

Ashley Massis | Posted 02.01.2015 | Technology
Ashley Massis

From work to play, we are constantly juggling a lot on our plates. As a freelancer, I am constantly juggling a large array of clients and projects. In order to stay on top of work, I have to constantly stay up to date on my organization.

5 Must-Have Apps for the Holidays

Shayla R. Price | Posted 01.30.2015 | Technology
Shayla R. Price

From essential health to travel tools, here are five apps that will bring you joy for the holidays.

4 Ways to Get More Out of Mobile App Marketing

Rahul Varshneya | Posted 01.24.2015 | Small Business
Rahul Varshneya

Marketing begins the day you put your mobile app idea into production. When growing or scaling your mobile startup, you have to look at a much broader spectrum of marketing effort, instead of just customer acquisition.