Researchers studied the words and phrases of more than 2 million tweets and over 100,000 daily fitness app entries. They found that people who use more positive phrases were more likely to stick to their day-to-day diet plan.
A bizarre bug in some Android users' Gmail apps demanded that they give the application access to "Body Sensors" in order to send an email. And now, Gmail is issuing a fix, because it's as creepy as it is weird.
Fancy a free trip into space? Perform well on a gaming app and you could find yourself heading to the International Space Station. The plan is the brainchild of Finland-based Space Nation, and the contest could kick off this fall.
Facebook has already proven that lightweight versions of popular apps can be a hit in developing markets. And now, YouTube is hoping to take a page out of that book with the inconspicuous launch of YouTube Go.
YouTube has featured live-streaming on its desktop site since 2011, but the firm is ready to take on Facebook Live by bringing the feature to smartphones. It's available for creators now, but will see a wider rollout soon.
Adoptly was an app that simplified the child-adoption process via the same mechanic that made Tinder so popular. It turns out the project was a hoax that satirized the desire to make everything faster and easier.
Lego Life is a social network tailor-made for kids ages 7-12. It features innovative filtering technologies that ensure a safe environment, plus fun games and activities that encourage kids to play with Legos.
On Thursday, Ludacris helped release Slang N' Friendz, a mobile game that "gives players of all ages the chance to communicate using their favorite words by incorporating a dictionary database of slang words compiled from across the globe."
If there's a Google service that's ripe for the grave, Google Voice certainly was a strong contender. But Google has now pushed Voice back into the limelight via an update that introduces a major visual overhaul and some new features.