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Twitter Changes Business Of Celebrity Endorsements

Larry Magid: Apps That Enable Anonymous Comments Online

People are used to commenting online through social networks, but as their contact list grows they may want to be more careful. Larry talks about apps that allow anonymity.

03/24/2014

A couple takes a 'selfie' outside Rockefeller Center on November 19, 2013 in New York City. Oxford Dictionary named 'Selfie' the new word of the year. The word is defined as 'a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically with a smartphone or webcam and uploaded to a social media website.' The terms 'binge-watch' and 'twerk' were shortlisted. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

‘Selfie’ Fans Get Their Own Section Of Apple iTunes App Store

The ubiquity of cellphone users taking photos of themselves has prompted Apple to feature apps that specifically cater to selfies.

03/14/2014

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3 Travel Apps You Need To Download Right Now

Because a smartphone should help you do more than kill time at the airport, here are three handy travel apps to ensure your next trip goes off without a hitch.

03/12/2014

OneDrive cloud storage service can be accessed across all devices (Microsoft)

Larry Magid: Microsoft’s OneDrive To Challenge Other Cloud Sharing Services

OneDrive is Microsoft’s relaunched and rebranded consumer cloud storage service.

02/20/2014

Fall Out Boy (credit: Pamela Littky for Island Records)

Fall Out Boy Makes Flappy Bird App…‘Fall Out Bird’

The pop-rock stalwarts have created their own version of Flappy Bird. Yes. This is a real thing…

02/14/2014

A screen image of the Candy Crush Saga game. (King)

Maker Of Candy Crush Saga App Trademarks The Word ‘Candy’

The maker of Candy Crush Saga, one of the most popular apps across Facebook and on mobile devices, has obtained a trademark from the European Union for the word “Candy.”

01/22/2014

Samsung Debuts Its New Flagship Smartphone, The Galaxy S IV

Larry Magid: New Website Shows Amount Apps Drain Data Plans

KnowMyApp.org looks at typical scenarios for each app, and estimates how much data that will use up.

12/30/2013

Logo of Snapchat is seen at the front entrance new headquarters of Snapchat , the popular social network startup that lets users send each other photos that quickly disappear, November 14, 2013 in Venice, California. Snapchat recently turned down a $3-billion buyout offer from Facebook. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Snapchat Tops Facebook In Photo, Video Uploads

The social media site Snapchat says it’s passed Facebook when it comes to the number of photos and videos posted everyday.

11/20/2013

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Larry Magid: Apps Track Trick-Or-Treaters

There are apps for everything these days and for Halloween, there is one that’s perfect for parents worried about the whereabouts of their kids.

10/31/2013

The iPad mini is displayed. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Finding Appropriate Technology For School Kids

As more and more technology makes its way into classrooms, schools and educators are having to determine what is appropriate for students to use.

08/26/2013

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