Tag Archive: Popular


Popular fitness app makes U.S. debut in time for New Year’s resolutions

You have a gym membership, but you’ve talked yourself out of going. You paid for a personal trainer and found reasons to cancel. Maybe fitness can be achieved through your smartphone or smartwatch, but the excuse that now grinds the revolution to a halt is too many apps from which to choose. Freeletics, a workout […]

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iPad was 2015’s most popular Twitter tech hashtag

Given its slowing sales and the continued record smashing of its iPhone brethren, it’s easy to think of the iPad as the “also ran” of Apple’s iOS devices. In fact, people continue to talk about the iPad an enormous amount — more than any other topic in tech, if you believe Twitter’s freshly-released list of 2015’s […]

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iPhone is most popular camera among Flickr’s 112 million photographers

The longtime Kings of the Camera must know their kingdoms are shrinking. If Canon or Nikon need further evidence, Flickr’s 2015 Year in Review shows the popular tool of choice for an engaged and global photography community is not a dedicated camera. It’s first and foremost a phone. Apple’s iPhone was the popular device used […]

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Apple’s Plus-size iPhones grow ever more popular

The share of Apple’s iPhone Plus models is gradually growing compared to “regular size” iPhones, according to a new report. Research firm Consumer Intelligence Research Partners notes that the percentage of iPhone customers who bought the larger iPhone 6s Plus in its first 30 days on sale increased to 37 percent, up significantly from the 25 […]

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Popular messaging app blocked in Iran after creator refuses to turn spy

The maker of Telegram, a popular messaging app, has had his creation blocked in Iran on the grounds that he refused to help authorities to spy on their own citizens. Creator Pavel Durov said that Iran’s Ministry of Information and Communications Technology asked him to provide them with “spying and censorship tools” for the service. […]

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Down with the kids? Apple Music more popular with older folk

Older people are more likely to subscribe to Apple Music than their younger counterparts, claims a new survey by consumer technology company Jackdaw Research. According to Jackdaw’s findings, 62 percent of survey respondents under the age of 35 have already cancelled Apple’s streaming music service. However, an impressive 67 percent of respondents aged 35 and […]

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Down with the kids? Apple Music more popular with older folk

Older people are more likely to subscribe to Apple Music than their younger counterparts, claims a new survey by consumer technology company Jackdaw Research. According to Jackdaw’s findings, 62 percent of survey respondents under the age of 35 have already cancelled Apple’s streaming music service. However, an impressive 67 percent of respondents aged 35 and […]

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Only hours left to save big on this popular writing assistant app–Scrivener 2 [Deals]

Anyone who writes on a computer knows the mental juggling routine involved in keeping track of research, notes, drafts and edits. Scrivener 2 offers a way to consolidate the whole process in one place, making for a much more efficient and less time consuming writing process. The award-winning app has also been a hit with […]

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Popular developer Gameloft closing studio, laying off staff

Gameloft, a.k.a. one of the most important publishers in mobile gaming, has announced that it’s closing its NYC studio effective immediately. As the studio behind some of the best-selling games of the past decade-and-a-half, including the great Spider-Man Unlimited game,… Read more ›

Apple Watch is more popular now than orginal iPhone

The launch of the original iPhone and the first Apple Watch have been polar opposites. While the iPhone was available at Apple Stores and third-parties on launch day, getting your hands on an Apple Watch on April 24th was almost… Read more ›