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Mobile

Redesigned Google Fit uses Heart Points and Move Minutes to keep you active

Google is finally giving Google Fit a major update. It makes the health-tracking app a little more proactive in keeping users active, along with tracking what Google calls "Heart Points," and "Move Minutes."
Mobile

With Dropit’s delivery service, you can literally shop till you drop

Carrying bags full of your purchases home after a hard day's shop is a pain. Dropit is an app that takes this away, and turns shopping into a more pleasurable experience by including one of the best things about shopping online -- home…
Smart Home

Ring and National Night Out partner to make Neighbors app more effective

Your home is only as safe as your neighborhood, and no one understands this better than Ring. To continue on its mission of enhancing safety for everyone, the company launched the Neighbors app, partnering with National Night Out.
Emerging Tech

Parkinson’s is hard to detect early, but this ingenious mobile app can help

Progressive neurodegenerative brain disorder Parkinson’s disease can be tough to spot early on. That’s something an EU-funded app called i-Prognosis wants to change. Here's how it works.
Gaming

Nintendo’s Miitomo app shuts down two years after its launch

Nintendo has shut down Miitomo, its debut smartphone app that launched two years ago. The company released the final winners of its "Miifoto" contest, which paid tribute to the social app.
Mobile

Dine out and get paid in the process with the Seated restaurant app

Currently active in 14 cities across the United States, Seated encourages local foodies to explore their neighborhood culinary gems with $10 to $50 in rewards from brands like Amazon, Lyft, and Starbucks.
Emerging Tech

Astronaut training app could earn you a real-life trip into space

Ever wanted to travel into space? A new astronaut training app called Space Nation Navigator will run you through a variety of physical and mental tests to measure your suitability.
Mobile

Uber is stepping up its game on passenger safety features

On Thursday, April 12, transportation giant Uber announced "several new improvements to double down on safety" in the app, including a plan to improve its screening process for drivers and a new adviser.
Smart Home

Carpenters, plumbers, and other pros can ‘beam’ into your home with Streem

Streem uses augmented reality to “beam” a home professional to your house via an app. The professional can then take measurements, identify appliances, and give you estimates on how much a job will cost.
Smart Home

View in Your Space by Lowe’s applies AR to your next home improvement project

Folks with Android smartphones enabled with ARCore will be able to leverage augmented reality technology in order to help (re)design their homes. It's all thanks to a new AR feature called "View in Your Space," courtesy of Lowe's.
Outdoors

The cheapest digital power meter for cyclists launches on Android

Cyclists, listen up -- there's a new app for your smartphone that claims to record your cycling power. Meet Fitif Power!, a power meter app developed by the Madrid-based Capitán Nugget team.
Mobile

Turn your iPhone into a modern-day camcorder with the new Air app

You can replace your old video camera with a new app that promises to bring home movies to the latest generation of parents. Meet Air, a family camcorder app that lets you capture unlimited HD video from your phone. 
Computing

Skyping friends and family is easier than you think. Here's how to get started

Skype is one of the most popular ways to chat online, but you may have never used it before. In just a few minutes, we'll have you text chatting, voice or video calling friends and family anywhere in the world.
Mobile

Think Snapchat is dead? Then check out the Like app and its AR effects

If Snapchat is over, what's new and happening? Hoping to fill the void is Like, a short video app with some of the most advanced technology in its category. Like has proven its popularity by attracting more than 25 million users.
Cars

Bosch dives into the ridesharing industry by helping co-workers carpool

German supplier Bosch predicts the ridesharing industry will experience double-digit growth in the coming years. It just dived into the sector by buying Splitting Fares, a Detroit-based start-up that helps co-workers carpool.
Mobile

Google rolls out lightweight keyboard app to low-RAM Android devices

Google is launching a lightweight version of Gboard called Gboard Go to phones with Android 8.1 that have low RAM. It follows other similar Go apps -- like Maps Go, YouTube Go, and Files Go, which are all aimed at less powerful phones.
Gaming

Everything you can do on the Overwatch League app, and how to use it

The Overwatch League has begun, and a dedicated smartphone app allows you to stay up to date. Here's how to use the Overwatch League app, including information on setting alerts and viewing the standings.
Smart Home

Hutch can help you redesign your home, and the CEO is here to prove it

This Hollywood CEO isn't just talking the talk about their interior design app Hutch -- she's now walking the walk, too. After all, what better way to convince customers to use your product than to be its champion yourself?