Appsfire Launches ‘Sashimi’, A New Native Mobile Ad Unit For Timelines

Advertising tech company Appsfire is rolling out a new ad unit, Sashimi. Like its previous units, the company is experimenting with native ads on mobile. Sashimi is very reminiscent of Facebook or Twitter ads in your timelines, except that the company is working with multiple third-party developers. Sashimi ads promote third-party apps. These ads are automatically generated from the app name, icon… Read More

Original Post By Google News Romain Dillet

Popcorn Time Is Like Netflix For Pirated Content

Think of Popcorn Time like Netflix, just with movies worth watching. Find a title and click “Watch It Now”. That’s it. The media catalog is impressive. Everything from first run movies to classics like Hook are available to watch. Frozen, American Hustle, Gravity — even Delivery Man if your a touch masochistic. Captain Philips, Dallas Buyers Club, and the Bridge on the… Read More

Original Post By Google News Matt Burns

Facebook Sets New All Time High This Morning, Topping $72 Per Share

Another day, another record high for Facebook. This morning the social company ticked up around 0.6%, topping an up market, and re-cresting the $72 mark comfortably, a level that it barely tasted yesterday. What’s driving Facebook? The larger markets are also broadly higher, but the company’s day is likely still driven by its positive analyst note yesterday. UBS raised its price… Read More

Original Post By Google News Alex Wilhelm

CloudMagic’s Email Application Now Lets You Complete Your Work Right From Your Inbox

CloudMagic, the makers of a personal search app which in February changed direction to become a search-focused email application instead, is out this morning with a significant update. The company is introducing a new feature called “cards,” which let you do more with your email messages, by allowing you to complete workflows in your inbox. These could include things like updating a… Read More

Original Post By Google News Sarah Perez

CloudMagic’s Email Application Now Lets You Compete Your Work Right From Your Inbox

CloudMagic, the makers of a personal search app which in February changed direction to become a search-focused email application instead, is out this morning with a significant update. The company is introducing a new feature called “cards,” which let you do more with your email messages, by allowing you to complete workflows in your inbox. These could include things like updating a… Read More

Original Post By Google News Sarah Perez

CarThrottle, The BuzzFeed For Cars, Signs Directly With YouTube As It Continues To Step On The Gas

CarThrottle, which perhaps can be best described as a ‘BuzzFeed for cars’, is continuing to step on the gas. Founded 5 years ago by Adnan Ebrahim, now aged 23, while he was a student at the UK’s UCL, the car enthusiasts site and producer of original video content, has recently ditched its online video distributor (or Multi-Channel Network) and signed directly with YouTube. Read More

Original Post By Google News Steve O'Hear

The New HTC One’s Dual Camera Explained: Post-Shot Focus Selection And 3D Image Effects

HTC’s new One smartphone is the worst-kept secret of the season, with leaks in abundance and even official teasers that are being more forward about unannounced product than you might expect. Today, another piece of the puzzle falls into place with a leaked print ad for Australian carrier Telstra (via GSMArena) that details why the smartphone has two cameras on the back. The so-called… Read More

Original Post By Google News Darrell Etherington

iOS 8 Said To Take Maps To The Next Level With Added Data And Transit Directions

Apple has just shipped iOS 7.1, which brings a number of small enhancements and some considerable performance improvements to older devices, but now the way is clear for iOS 8, and already the rumor mill has started cranking. 9to5Mac, which generally has reliable information for first-hand reported rumors, revealed today a couple of details about Apple’s next big mobile OS, which should… Read More

Original Post By Google News Darrell Etherington

WhatsApp For Android Update Lets Users Pay For Their Friends’ Subscriptions

Today WhatsApp, Facebook’s new $19 billion messaging darling, has released an update to the Android version of the app.

Among a few new privacy-related features, the update also brings with it an interesting new feature that lets users pay for their friends’/families’ subscriptions, regardless of the platform. Read More

Original Post By Google News Jordan Crook

GamePop Review: The Android Gaming Console Gets Another Iteration, Still Disappoints

There’s a rush on to be the first Android console maker to strike the right chord with consumers, and there’s no shortage of contenders. Bluestacks is one such contender, and their GamePop is finally ready to ship to consumers. It’s a unique take, packing 500 top Android games into the console pre-loaded and ready to go, all for $6.99 per month. But can it avoid the pitfalls of… Read More

Original Post By Google News Darrell Etherington