When money and friendship mix, the results can get awkward: You front a friend some cash, and then what? Venmo, an app that helps you exchange money through mobile devices, is designed to remove that awkwardness and replace it with something social, and even fun.
With official unemployment stuck in the 9% range, jobs continue to be as hard to find as the proverbial needle in a haystack. HiddenJobsApp.com is doing its part to make the hunt a little easier.
In an attempt to crack down on spam, Facebook has shut down a number of third-party software applications in the past week. The move could signal that the world's most popular social network plans maintain righter control over the apps that run on its site.
A conservative TV watchdog group wants consumers to consider patronizing companies that advertise on family-friendly television shows this shopping season, rather than those that buy commercials on racier programs, but price is still likely to be the biggest influence on holiday shoppers.
Path is different from other photo-sharing sites because of what it won't allow you share photos with more than 50 people. Path lets users be themselves, share photos freely, and never worry about the images being seen by the wrong people.
Finding a good -- or even passable -- restaurant at an airport isn't easy, especially for infrequent flyers. So, venture capitalist Dan Gellert decided to create a guide to airport eateries. He solution: GateGuru, now available for iPhones, iPads and iPod touch.
About one-third of smartphone owners aren't using the mobile applications on their devices, instead sticking to using the basic features, according to the Pew Research Center. Why aren't more people using apps?
There's nothing newspaper and magazine publishers crave more right now than a straightforward way to sell subscriptions via Apple's App Store. But Apple's plan to let them do just that may not do much to help the beleaguered industry.