by Juan Carlos Bagnell | May 31, 2016 3:18 PM
It's a rare situation, reviewing an app which almost instantly becomes a service we use every day. The developers behind the Dash driving app are on a mission to help people become safer drivers, and to save those people money by being better drivers. This free app connects to your car's computer (through the use of some kind of wireless adapter), and collects detailed information on driving habits and engine data. When combine with your phone's GPS, users can can save extremely detailed mileage logs on every trip they take, get instant notifications on "undesirable" driving behavior, find ...
by Jules Wang | October 14, 2015 7:29 PM
Back in 2009, Apple decided to block over a thousand apps from its App Store in one fell swoop. Most of them had previously been tracked by users and journalists as having been astroturfed — review pages painted with extremely positive, poorly written comments from accounts that only seemed to review a certain developer's products. Mind you, we've covered Samsung's positive and negative astroturfing campaigns before. But the most important things an app has is its star rating and reviews. After all, they're put right up in your face before you hit "install." Some of Bell's employees ...
by Joe Levi | October 11, 2012 12:18 PM
Android has never had a really good "to-do" or "simple notes" app. Many have tried, but so far, there hasn't been much progress made. Then another app came across my desk. It's called Notif, and its strength is its simplicity -- and its use of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean's enhanced Notification Shade. According to the developer, Notif provides simple, clean, easy notifications and lets you create rich notifications for reminders, passwords, lists, pictures, or anything else you'd like to put up there that you can think of. In its current iteration, Notif includes four types of notifications: ...
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