Francis got his first taste of the tech industry in a failed attempt at a startup during his time as a student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Never leaving his love for tech behind, he briefly dabbled in tech PR but switched over to contributing for Digital Trends. He covers all things social media and the next generation of emerging tech startups, as well as mobile apps that can’t be missed .
Hulu has made a few updates to their player, including the option to rewind the video by 10 seconds, and the introduction of a more robust video recommendation feature, and streamlined navigation features.
We just can't seem to disconnect. A new study finds a majority of Americans supplement their television viewing experience with their phones, for everything from fact checking to burning time during commercial breaks.
For those who have more to lose from YouTube exposure than disappointed parents and finger-wagging employers, YouTube's new face-blurring tool gives citizen journalists the power to automatically anonymize their videos with one click.
LinkedIn confirmed that it was rolling out a redesign that would make navigation of the Homepage easier. But despite the company's claims, the update confirms our suspicions that LinkedIn is evolving into a social content sharing platform.
A Reuters poll of 41 financial analysts forecasts that Samsung has sold more smartphones than Apple. However the finding is not surprising with the debut of the Galaxy S III and the official iPhone 5 launch announcement nearing.
In a partnership with Verizon, Exent has debuted its social gaming and curation application, "GameTanium" in the United States. For just $5.99 per month, Android owners will have access to GameTanium's catalogue of 150 mobile games.