Facebook Paper users can now share stories with anyone

Uncategorized | Tuesday February 25 2014 9:17 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , ,

Facebook Paper users can now share stories with anyone

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Facebook has tweaked its Paper app to encourage more sharing.

Released on Tuesday, version 1.0.2 of Facebook Paper now lets you share certain Facebook posts by email, text message, or Facebook Message. Previously, the app restricted you to only sharing posts with your Facebook friends.

To share a particular post, tap on the arrow key at the bottom of the screen, (more…)

Among iPhones, the 5S snags the biggest share in sales

Uncategorized | Thursday January 9 2014 8:40 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , ,

Among iPhones, the 5S snags the biggest share in sales

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The iPhone 5S scooped up a healthy share of US iPhone sales last quarter by swaying buyers away from the 5C and 4S, according to a new report.

Based on a survey of Apple customers, research firm CIRP said on Tuesday that the 5S took home 59 percent of iPhone sales during the final quarter of 2013. In contrast, the 5C grabbed just 27 percent of sales, while the 4S ended up with 14 percent. (more…)

Samsung still smartphone king despite market share dip

Uncategorized | Saturday July 20 2013 11:46 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , ,

Samsung still smartphone king despite market share dip

Samsung's Galaxy S4

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Samsung kept its firm lead over Apple in the smartphone arena last quarter, though both companies saw their shares drop.

For the second quarter, Samsung’s slice of the global smartphone market inched down to 30.4 percent from 32.2 percent a year ago, IDC said in a report released Thursday. However, shipments jumped to 72.4 million from 50.3 million over (more…)

Use AlbumShare on your iPhone to create, share photo albums

Uncategorized | Thursday May 23 2013 12:34 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , ,

Use AlbumShare on your iPhone to create, share photo albums

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There’s no shortage of methods to share photos and photo albums using our smartphones. Whether you prefer Photo Stream, or Dropbox, or Facebook, or Google+, or — well, you get the point — there is always room for another photo-sharing service. Or is there? We’ll save that debate for another post.

For now, you have to leave room for one more app. With the (more…)

iPhone to shed market share this quarter, says analyst

Uncategorized | Thursday January 17 2013 8:40 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , ,

iPhone to shed market share this quarter, says analyst

Apple 's iPhone 5.

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The iPhone may be in store for a tough quarter, according to one analyst.

Apple will give up some of its smartphone market share this quarter, says Citi analyst Glen Yeung, “raising concern about the on-going dominance of the iPhone .” In an investors note out today, Yeung cited strong demand for Samsung devices as the cause.

Recent reports say that Apple (more…)

Edit and share photos with iPhone app PicsArt

Uncategorized | Monday January 7 2013 4:07 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , ,

Edit and share photos with iPhone app PicsArt

PicsArt has been a favorite photo-editing and -sharing app for Android, and now it’s available for the iPhone . This free app provides an impressive array of editing tools, including collage and drawing functions, along with its own photo-sharing network.

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The app’s home screen provides a colorful mix of six buttons: Effect, Collage, Draw, Camera, Edit, and Shop. You can (more…)

Snap, filter, and share photos with iOS app Blipfoto

Uncategorized | Thursday December 20 2012 1:00 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , ,

Snap, filter, and share photos with iOS app Blipfoto

If this week’s news of Facebook tinkering with Instagram’s privacy policy before backpedaling has you heading for the exits, Flickr’s iOS app is probably your best bet for snapping, filtering, and sharing photos. But for a more disciplined approach, or if you’d like to start a photo-a-day 365 project, check out Blipfoto for iPhone .

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Blipfoto features five buttons along the (more…)

Shoot and share videos with YouTube Capture for iOS

Uncategorized | Tuesday December 18 2012 7:08 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , ,

Shoot and share videos with YouTube Capture for iOS

Google just made it easier to capture and upload videos to YouTube from your iPhone or iPod Touch. Its new YouTube Capture app lets you share a video with as little as two taps (including the tap to launch the app). Here’s how it works.

When you first launch the app, it’ll ask you to sign into your Google account. You can skip this step and sign into your account later, and instead swipe through a brief, four-slide (more…)

Facebook iOS, Android apps now let you share stories with one tap

Uncategorized | Wednesday November 14 2012 5:34 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , ,

Facebook iOS, Android apps now let you share stories with one tap

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Facebook has tweaked its mobile apps and Web site with an eye toward sharing.

Released yesterday, FB’s latest iOS and Android apps now sport a Share button at the bottom of any post that links to a Web page or other item. Clicking on that button lets you share that post with your entire Facebook public, just your friends, or only certain friend lists.

“You can (more…)

iPhone 5 faces U.S. market share challenges, says analyst

Uncategorized | Friday September 7 2012 4:10 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , ,

iPhone 5 faces U.S. market share challenges, says analyst

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The iPhone 5 may have a tough time winning more market share in the U.S., an NPD Group analyst believes.

Expected to launch tomorrow, the new iPhone is already being touted as a blockbuster product by many analysts. But in a blog post, NPD analyst Stephen Baker said he thinks the iPhone 5 faces a different and more challenging environment than the one encountered by the iPhone 4 or even 4S.

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