YouTube Kids hit by fresh complaints, this time over junk food videos

YouTube Kids has had a rough ride since launching in February. Following earlier complaints about the app's failure to filter out videos with sexual content, colorful expletives, and ads for alcohol, it's now accused of showing promo videos…

Google is lowering its minimum purchase price for Play Store apps

Google's Alistair Pott, a Google Play product manager, made a bold announcement in the Android Developers Blog -- "Minimum purchase price for apps and in-app products reduced on Google Play," the headline reads.

Pushbullet starts charging for existing free features in the Pro version of its app

Pushbullet announces Pushbullet Pro, a paid subscription model with new and previously free features. Users will have to pay for features such as universal copy and paste and will be limited in how many messages they can send in the free…

Never wait for the bill again with PaidEasy, available in the App Store today

Following a "strong beta testing period in which more than 150 merchants have already joined the PaidEasy platform," the new app is described as "the quickest way to discover merchants, search offers, and open and close bills."

Get fit, stay fit: Runtastic’s Results app offers on-demand workout videos 0:52

Runtastic's new Results service is a souped-up on-demand platform for both fitness fanatics and those looking to shed a few pounds. Its premium tier features an individualized workout plan and access to the Runtastic community.
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Facebook launches Notify, a standalone iPhone app for breaking news

Facebook has launched Notify, a standalone iOS app that alerts users to breaking news and other stories as notifications. It's launching with a several major outlets, including the Washington Post and CNN.

Third-party websites are getting a lot of your personal data from your mobile apps

Here's an alarming statistic -- on average, the most popular iPhone and Android apps are sending your data to three different online services. That's probably three more than you were aware of.

Visit a museum on your iPad with le déserteur 1:01

Getting your daily dose of culture can be difficult -- it's expensive, it's time consuming, and there are days when you don't want to put on pants. But now, you don't have to get dressed to get educated -- just download le…

Why Starbucks isn’t a coffee shop anymore, it’s a portal to the future

Starbucks has cemented its place as the number one coffee-related destination for tech geeks, thanks to the introduction of its mobile ordering system, the latest in a string of cool new tech innovations it gives its customers. We tried it…

DitchTV delivers your daily dose of YouTube video

A new free Web and iOS app called DitchTV serves up random categorized YouTube content using a combination of old-school channel surfing and gesture controls. It's sort of like the old-school method of flipping through channels on TV.

This app has helped Detroit fix more than 10,000 resident-reported problems in six months

One mobile app has sparked a wave of positive change for Detroit, a struggling city that covers about 140 square miles and has about 680,000 residents. In just six months, an app launched by the city has led to the resolution of more than…

Want to compare your salary to those around you? Now you can with WageSpot 1:15

Thanks to new app WageSpot, you can compare your income to that of those around you. This sort of radical transparency may be instrumental in allowing workers across America address the enduring wage gap.