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FareCompare.com App 'Pushes' Best Airfare Deals to Your iPhone

With flying becoming a luxury, folks want to snag the cheapest fares they can grab. But, as is the American way, they don't always want to do the work required to get the deal. According to USA Today, the new FareCompare 'When-to-Fly' free app sends a push notification whenever the price of a preselected flight route drops below the current lowest fare. For U.S. flights, the price needs to drop $...

Teen Creates 'Twifficiency' App, Endures Twitter's Misguided Wrath

Yesterday, a harmless teenager from the U.K. suddenly found himself under a flood of Twitter attacks -- all because of an app called 'Twifficiency.' "Twifficiency calculates your Twitter efficiency based upon your Twitter activity," the service's site explains. "This includes how many people you follow, how many people follow you, how often you tweet and how many tweets you read." As with any ot...

eBay's Half.com App Scans Bar Codes for Best Textbook Deals

Share With the fall semester around the corner, eBay has launched a mobile app for its discount site Half.com, which scans barcodes to locate the best deals on textbooks and other back-to-school products. According to CNET News, users snap a picture of a barcode (say, that expensive Biology 101 textbook), and the free iPhone app scans it using RedLaser technology, then trolling Half.com's inve...

Barnes & Noble Updates Nook App for iPhone, iPad and PC

Earlier this summer, Barnes & Noble slashed the price of its e-reader, and last month announced a Nook desktop app geared toward students. Now the big-box bookseller is re-branding and revamping the iPhone, iPad and PC versions of its Nook apps as part of the continuing e-reader war. According to Engadget, the formerly titled Barnes & Noble e-reader products now sport the 'Nook' brand n...

BlackBerry Torch Sparks Apathy, Grooveshark Pulled From the App Store

Highlights from this morning's other big tech headlines.... Based on Goldman Sachs' assessment of "underwhelming" initial sales, the new BlackBerry Torch probably won't help RIM reverse the recent, astronomical ascent of Android. [From: Business Insider] A licensing dispute with Universal Music Group UK has forced the removal of Grooveshark from Apple's App Store, although previously do...

The Week in Design: A Dumb Car and a Smart TV

The Web is teeming with the unrealized ideas of both students and established designers who set out to produce astonishing renderings and prototypes for unusual products. Unfortunately, due to the lack of time, money, or technology, many of those products never progress from the planning stages to the mass market. But that doesn't mean we can't salivate over them, nevertheless. We saw a lot ...

Dish Network to Stream Live TV to Its Free Mobile Apps in September

In an effort to combat other satellite companies and cable providers, Dish Network Corp. will begin streaming live content to subscribers' smartphones and mobile devices next month, without extra charge. Currently, Dish's mobile apps only allow a subscriber to browse shows, set them to record and use their cellular device as a remote control. With the new app installed, however, a subscriber will ...

Dropbox Releases Beta Version for 1,000 BlackBerry Users, Fills Quota Immediately

The mobile version of Dropbox, the popular app that lets users sync files across disparate computers and gadgets, has always been restricted to the iPhone and Android-powered phones. Now, though, BlackBerry users can get in on the action as well, thanks to a newly released beta version of the app. As with the iPhone and Android versions, Dropbox for BlackBerry enables users to open files, stream m...

MOG Mobile Sets Itself Apart: Hands On

Until recently, if you wanted to listen to music on your smartphone through a premium-paid service, you only had a few options, such as Rhapsody and Rdio. Fortunately, MOG, another music-streaming service, comparable to Rhapsody and Rdio, has just appeared on the scene with apps for both iPhone and Android. Read on to see how MOG sets itself apart....

U.S. Government Legalizes iPhone Jailbreaking

If you jailbreak your iPhone in a country where jailbreaking is legal, can it really be called jailbreaking? That's what American iPhone users will soon have to ask themselves, thanks to a new set of governmental rules approved by the Library of Congress. As the AP reports, the Library has just legalized code-breaking on Apple's smartphone, meaning users can now download non-Apple approved apps w...

Auto-Tune Yourself With the MicDroid App for Android, But We Don't Want to Hear It

Are you a glutton for punishment? Do you enjoy bleeding ears? Have you not tired of Katy Perry, the Bieber and Kanye? Well, you fans of the satanic invention known as Auto-Tune, take note: you can now sound like a soulless robot using your Android phone. One of the coders over at XDA Developers has released MicDroid , a free app that will melodize your mutterings, à la the similar T-Pain a...

Android Phones Burdened by Carrier Junkware

If you happened to buy a new Droid X yesterday, you may have noticed a couple of apps from Blockbuster and Electronic Arts pre-installed on your device. No, you didn't ask for them, but Motorola and its T-Mobile Verizon carrier thought you might like them. The Blockbuster app provides a map of local retailers and allows users to download films from the company's catalog. Good luck trying to delet...

Achieve Facebook Bliss With Friends Lists, Scuba Diving Chair Really Exists

There's a load of great tech news happening out there every day, and, unfortunately, we just can't cover it all. Here are a few of the other noteworthy things we saw today on our never-ending journey through the wild, wild Web. Maintain your Facebook sanity by whipping your contacts list into shape with three simple lists and some heavily-enforced privacy settings. The setup may take a half h...

Google's 'Open Spot' App Shares Open Parking Spots, Awards Much-Needed Karma

Share When it comes to finding prime parking spots in the middle of dense, concrete jungles, even the most mild-mannered of drivers can revert to their more primitive, animalistic roots. As summer road warriors jockey with each other for curbside position, tempers flare, heart rates rise, and torrents of expletives gush out of driver-side windows. That inherently cutthroat atmosphere, however, m...

Cutesy AR App Busts Up BP Logo, But Is It Harmless? We Say Yes

So there's this cheeky new app concept that's been floating around the Internet lately, and it's raised the question of how trademarks are protected in the virtual space. "The Leak in Your Hometown," an augmented reality app for the iPhone that hasn't yet been approved by Apple, captures any BP logo that the phone's camera detects, and superimposes an animated pipe, billowing some kind of miasma. ...