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.
Smart Home

Ring launches the Neighbors app to keep your community safer

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 today launched the Neighbors app on both iOS and Android.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.