Microsoft Backs Epic Games in Legal Spat vs Apple

Microsoft has joined the brewing legal battle between Apple and Epic Games, giving the "Fortnite" creator an unexpected ally.
Smartphone Girl

Best Social Apps to Connect With Friends During a Lockdown

Want to get together with a friend but can't go out? Don't worry, we got you.
Facebook group call

Facebook Is Taking Over Your Phone With Group Calling Update For Messenger App

Facebook is rolling out voice calling for groups in its Messenger app. In adding yet another smartphone function to Facebook's domain, the company is taking another step towards total mobile domination.
Raul Gutierrez, CEO and Founder of Tinybop

WHAT'S NEXT: Tinybop Founder Raul Gutierrez Navigates Journey Towards Unlocking Kids' Imaginations

If you're a parent interested in providing some of the best educational software for your kids' mobile devices, you've undoubtedly heard of Tinybop. Its founder and CEO, Raul Gutierrez, has always been interested in software and producing things, but his career followed quite a winding road before his recent success in making imaginative, educational apps for children.
Latin Emojis, Zubi Advertising

First Ever 'Latin' Emojis Unveiled in Free App

Apple has gone to great lengths to update its emojis to be more inclusive of a wide variety of skin tones, but most of the standard graphics available still lack Latin flair -- until now. A Latino marketing company took notice of the lack of Latin-flavored emojis in the standard Unicode set, and decided it would be a good way to catch the eyes -- and it hopes, the dollars -- of tech savvy Latinos.
YouTube Music app, iOS and Android

YouTube Embraces Its Musical Side, Introduces YouTube Music App

Even though it started out as a video streaming site, since its earliest days YouTube quickly became one of the top places to find music on the Internet. Now Google has embraced that long-running tradition, introducing on Thursday a dedicated place to get all the tunes available on YouTube: the YouTube Music app.

Tap That App: MyFitnessPal Makes the Most Annoying Part of Dieting Easy

This week, we take a hands on look at MyFitnessPal, one of the top fitness apps in both the iOS and Android app stores -- and for good reason.
Can I Stream It app review

Tap That App: 'Can I Stream It' Tries to Be the Ultimate Digital Entertainment Database

Cord cutting can be tiresome, especially if you're trying to find out if one particular movie may be available on one of a half-dozen streaming services. In this week's Tap That App, we look at "Can I Stream It?" the website and app for iOS and Android that attempts to be the one-stop place to find where to watch anything.
Youtube Gaming app for Android

Tap That App: Standalone YouTube Gaming App Challenges Twitch TV

Here's what YouTube Gaming for Android and iOS offers, how it hopes to replace Twitch in the burgeoning online world of live video game streaming, and how it may be the first test for a YouTube live streaming empire.
Google Photos app

Tap That App: Google Photos' Best Feature - You Barely Have To Do Anything

When Google's new photos app (appropriately called Photos) first appeared, you could almost hear the collective groan of long-time Android users.
Robinhood app screenshots

Tap That App Tuesday: Robinhood, the Free-to-Trade Stock Market App Designed for Millennials

This week, we take a hands-on look at the new iOS app Robinhood, a unique, mobile-first take on stock market trading that's poised to be a big hit with millennials. bilingual language learning app

Tap That App: Makes Every Day an Immersive Language Learning Experience

This week, we take a hands-on look at the language learning app
Chef Marc Payero NFL Homegating app

Tap That App Tuesday: NFL Homegating Ups Your Culinary Game for Super Bowl XLIX

This week we take a look at the NFL Homegating, a comprehensive party-planning app that makes preparing for Super Bowl XLIX a breeze.
Trivia Crack Screenshot

Tap That App Tuesday: Trivia Crack, Like Words With Friends Meets Trivial Pursuit, But a Missed Opportunity

In which we take a look at the app Trivia Crack.
Lift app new year's resolutions

Tap That App Tuesday: The Best Apps for New Year's Resolutions 2015

New Year's is a time when everyone hits the gym, vows to eat right, save money, and accomplish myriad other goals to make their lives better. But will power alone is hardly enough for most to follow through on New Year's resolutions. That's where these apps can help.
Acompli, Latino Startup purchased by Microsoft, Javier Soltero

Microsoft Acquires Email Startup Acompli for More Mobile Cross-Platform Expansion

Microsoft continues to open up to Apple and Google mobile platforms, with the most recent move in this direction being its acquisition of Outlook for iPhone app -- and Latino-founded startup -- Acompli.
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