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Here's How NOT To Have A Giant Phone Bill When You Travel

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 08.01.2014 | Travel

Smartphones have revolutionized the way we travel. From staying in touch with folks back home to apps of all sorts, our phones play a big role in 21st...

10 Amazing Apps to Make Your Honeymoon Travels a Breeze

Adam Warner | Posted 07.31.2014 | Weddings
Adam Warner

Whether you need to find a reliable taxi within minutes or come up with a quick foreign translation, many of the latest travel apps have the ability to make your honeymoon a lot more convenient.

The if's, and's & Yo's of it

Marc Shifflett | Posted 07.31.2014 | Huffpost Code
Marc Shifflett

Yes, there was a Yo Hackathon.

The Apps We Use to Run Our Startup

Lauren Rotman | Posted 07.29.2014 | Business
Lauren Rotman

We are happy to share our must-have apps below. We have no affiliation to these companies, no kickbacks, just our pure honest opinion on what we pay for and use on a monthly basis.

What Do Your Apps Say About You?

Sybil Adelman Sage | Posted 07.23.2014 | Comedy
Sybil Adelman Sage

Forget all those tests on Facebook that claim to uncover the real you. Nothing is more revealing than which apps you have on your smart phone (I'm distinguishing it from the landline for those old enough to be confused). My list and the reason I chose each.

The 5 Best Booze Delivery Apps

Liquor.com | Posted 07.24.2014 | Taste
Liquor.com

What's better than hearing a knock on your door and being greeted by a bottle of whiskey? Not much, right?

4 Apps and Tools Every Intern Needs

Her Campus | Posted 07.23.2014 | College
Her Campus

Her Campus has rounded up the apps and tools that will transform you from a great intern into a super one -- like the digital equivalent of a superhero costume. So grab your phone and laptop, because you'll want to download these ASAP.

Kids in the Middle: Media's Unique Roles for Children of Immigrants

David Kleeman | Posted 07.18.2014 | Media
David Kleeman

Months ago, PlayCollective and the Children's Media Association produced an exchange between industry executives and academics on "bridging the gap" between these fields, toward incorporating research insights into media content for kids.

The Convergence of Medical and Consumer Health Apps

Techonomy | Posted 07.15.2014 | Technology
Techonomy

By Paul Bennett [CAPTION: Image via Shutterstock] Consumer healthcare apps linked to smartphones or wearable devices are growing in popularity, a...

#AOLBUILD Meets Founder Reshma Saujani @GirlsWhoCode

AOL BUILD | Posted 07.28.2014 | Technology
AOL BUILD

Saujani is a self-proclaimed "Feminist with a capital F" and while she asks "Where are the women?," she definitely knows where they should be: EVERYWHERE.

The Parent's Guide to 'Vamping'

Suren Ramasubbu | Posted 07.10.2014 | Parents
Suren Ramasubbu

The hashtag '#vamping' is used by kids and teens camping out like vampires on social media -- think Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Whatsapp, among others -- late into the night, unbeknownst to parents.

The Wide World of Startups

Tyson Hartnett | Posted 07.10.2014 | Business
Tyson Hartnett

Even though startups are crazy, challenging, and risky, they make us come alive. It forces us to think outside the box, do the extra research, and put our lives into something that we believe will help change the world. At the end of the day, no matter if we fail or not, you can't take that passion away.

4 Things to Think About When You Setup Apps for Kids

Suren Ramasubbu | Posted 07.07.2014 | Parents
Suren Ramasubbu

Having a choice of a million apps is a good thing. But many app developers may not have considered the seriousness or risk of a data breach. When it comes to your kids, shouldn't you?

Tips on How to Get the Most Out of User Testing Mobile Games on Kids

Catriona Wallis | Posted 07.07.2014 | Technology
Catriona Wallis

Tips on how to get the most out of user testing mobile games on kids An exciting phase in the creation of mobile games for kids arrives when the game...

Reacting to the 9/11 Memorial and Other Recommended Readings

Matthew Israel | Posted 07.07.2014 | Arts
Matthew Israel

Adam Gopnik on the 9/11 Memorial: "The site contains more contradictions, unresolved and perhaps unresolvable, than any other eight acres in Manhattan."

Apps That (Continue) to Surprise and Delight

Joseph Farrell | Posted 07.09.2014 | Technology
Joseph Farrell

This is the first in a series of posts highlighting apps and their makers, both old and new, that have a compelling story. It's not only the apps that impress and inspire us, but the stories and the people behind them.

Top 10 Reasons to Travel With Your Smartphone

Ann Tran | Posted 07.02.2014 | Technology
Ann Tran

If someone asked me that question two years ago, my answer would be a lot different. Now, thanks to technology, I reply instead with "the best camera is always the one that is with you." That usually means a smartphone of some kind.

7 Free Beauty Apps That Make You Look Flawless In Every Photo

Mary Alice Stephenson | Posted 07.02.2014 | Style
Mary Alice Stephenson

We think you're gorgeous just as you are, but let's face it -- we are inundated on a daily basis with pictures of stars, models and "it" girls looking flawless. Pretty much every image you see posted from our pop culture icons is manipulated to look cooler or prettier by a filter or two.

How to Boost Your Revenues With the Web's Hottest Partnership Programs

Daniele Pelleri | Posted 07.02.2014 | Small Business
Daniele Pelleri

The startup and innovation landscape provides a huge source of tools for SMEs: thanks to Dropbox small companies can store a huge amount of data in the cloud for free.

Do 'In-App Purchases' Keep You Up at Night?

Suren Ramasubbu | Posted 06.26.2014 | Parents
Suren Ramasubbu

Kids are drawn like fish to water to games, especially on tablets like the iPad, Galaxy Tab and Kindle Fire. So you make sure they have fun, stay safe and learn something useful. But many parents don't realize there is another risk that can leave you with a hefty bill to pay.

'YO' I'm Not Impressed

Jamie Silverman | Posted 06.26.2014 | Technology
Jamie Silverman

Next time you're contemplating sending a "Yo" to a person in the hopes of a positive response, take a step back and consider what yo doing.

Yo! Yeah, You. Yo!

Tom Morris | Posted 06.25.2014 | Business
Tom Morris

Things are not always what they appear. Something can seem to be sheer genius to some, and massive stupidity on a monumental scale to others.

Car Wars: Why Uber's Main Competitor Takes a Back Seat

David Fagin | Posted 06.24.2014 | Business
David Fagin

While my experience as an Uber driver lasted several months, my time with Lyft lasted all of about a week -- until I was fired.

Talking to Jordan Rudess about HarmonyWiz

Phil Simon | Posted 06.23.2014 | Arts
Phil Simon

I've talked to Jordan Rudess a few times over the years about his different musical projects. (See one of those interviews here.) Rudess is prima...

The App Store and the Top Tenth of One Percent

Joseph Farrell | Posted 06.23.2014 | Technology
Joseph Farrell

Apple's main effort to increase app diversity and discoverability has been to feature unique and exceptional apps on the main App Store screen.