Chicago passes restrictions on Airbnb, but some don’t see them as enough

Thanks to a new measure passed by Chicago's City Council, Airbnb can now list short-term rentals in the city. However, the new measure also includes certain restrictions the company and advertisers alike must adhere to.

Best app deals of the day! 6 paid iPhone apps for free for a limited time

Everyone likes free apps, but sometimes the best ones are a bit expensive. Now and then, developers put paid apps on sale for a limited time, but you have to snatch them up fast. Here are the latest and greatest apps on sale in the iOS App…

Want to build an Android app? Google and Udacity launch Android Basics Nanodegree

If you think you could have the next big Android app idea, perhaps you should learn the basics of coding with this nanodegree from Google and Udacity. If you're willing to pay a cool $200 per month, that is.

Need birth control? There’s an app for that

For women who want to take a trip to the pharmacy without a trip to the doctor for their birth control, there's now an app for that. In fact, there are at least six of them available today.

How much do Uber drivers really make?

Because ride-share drivers are considered contractors and cover their own expenses, being an Uber driver isn't a strong career path. Recent calculations for three cities indicated that drivers earn from $8.77 to $13.17 an hour after…

Inspiring GoPro video celebrates unwavering spirit over physical ability

Two friends, one blind, the other armless, have planted over 10,000 trees in China to combat environmental destruction. GoPro set out to tell their incredible story, in a very different video than the action camera maker is known for.

Uber plans to replace surge pricing with a more ‘upfront’ system

Uber's surge pricing system is one of the service's biggest annoyances for riders, so the company is doing something about it. But don't get too excited – you'll still have to pay more during busy times.

Voice Bridge now lets you make calls with your landline from any Wi-Fi network

Invoxia's Voice Bridge will soon be receiving an update that lets users make calls with their landline number on any Wi-Fi network. Previously it was restricted to making calls on your home Wi-Fi.

Look out, Facebook! YouTube finally lets you live-stream videos

Google's video platform YouTube took to VidCon to announce that mobile live-streaming is coming to its mobile apps, and will be rolled out to all users. The move could spell trouble for its rivals, Twitter's Periscope, and Facebook Live.
Movies & TV

'Game of Thrones' season 6 gets boost from streaming to new viewership highs

HBO now has more evidence to support its claim that streaming doesn't cannibalize cable: Game of Thrones' audience has continued to grown, averaging 23.3 million viewers during season 6, thanks in part to HBO Go and HBO Now.

Filmora’s free app could help you get more from your videos

Need more video effects? Filmora just released an update for the editing app and desktop software -- and it includes a new special effects store with options from themed packs to individual filters and special effects.

Mophie’s new Charge Force cases prove wireless charging is a ‘necessity’

Believe it or not, sometimes something as simple as plugging in your phone to charge can become extremely irritating. With the new Mophie Charge Force series, it's easier than ever to charge your phone, because it's wireless. Here's our…