Android Software

New Peloton app for iOS opens up live and on-demand fitness classes without its expensive bike or treadmill

Peloton may not think you need one of its $2,000 stationary bikes to work out with its all-star in-studio trainers. It perhaps doesn't even believe you need its $4,000 treadmill due out this fall to get fit.

But what it really thinks you need is its new Peloton Digital iPhone app and an affordable monthly subscription, which lets you participate in live and on-demand studio classes for cycling, running, bootcamp, and even outdoor workouts -- from anywhere, using your... Read More »

Topics: Health & Fitness Software , Android Software , iOS Software , Android

Smartphone apps to help prevent school shootings are becoming more commonplace in the classroom

While school shootings remain rare, there have already been 17 school shootings in 2018 alone. That's the highest number since 1999, a year that will forever live in infamy after the Columbine High School massacre, in which two students shot and killed 12 students and one teacher and injured 21 others, before taking their own lives.

"The Washington Post" determined in an almost year-long investigation that in the two decades since, a total of at least 141 children, teachers, and... Read More »

Topics: Android Software , iOS Software

Cheetah Mobile's Coin Master launches Bitcoin tracking app for iOS and Android

Beijing-based Cheetah Mobile announced in a press release today that it's launching a new iOS and Android app called Coin Master, designed to help you track your cryptocurrency investments.

It can keep a record of your transactions and import records from other wallet apps and cryptocurrency exchanges that you've done business with in the past. The company released a Bitcoin wallet app SafeWallet in January this year, so the two apps can easily interact with each other --... Read More »

Topics: Windows Software , Mac Software , Android Software , iOS Software

Snapchat enhances Snap Maps with weather and world effects

For the second summer in a row, Snapchat is inspiring its users to make the most of the warmer, longer days. Exactly one year ago, the social media app, once all about private disappearing messages, added Snap Map to encourage Snapchatters to get out and about -- to the beach, outdoor cafes, and even concert festivals -- and give their contacts a window into their public lives.

SEE: Snag cheap concert tickets with these 9 apps (Download.com)

Today Snap... Read More »

Topics: Android Software , iOS Software

Install NordVPN on Android TV to watch international shows and protect your privacy

Since March of 2017, Internet service providers in the United States have been able to sell the data that they collect about your usage, without your consent, and one of the ways to fight this is to sign up for a VPN (virtual private network). NordVPN has announced that it's adding native support for televisions that use Google's Android TV operating system. So now, qualifying TVs can stream Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, and other videos... Read More »

Topics: Windows Software , Mac Software , Android Software , iOS Software

Westworld mobile game arrives for iOS and Android, and here's why it's worth playing

TL;DR The Westworld game is free to play, with in-app transactions The writers of the show have coordinated with the developer on narratives This developer also made Fallout Shelter This article does not spoil plot details of the show

The free Westworld mobile game we previewed at the Game Developer Conference in March has snuck out of the park ahead of... Read More »

Topics: Windows Software , Mac Software , Android Software , iOS Software , Games

Instagram's new IGTV video app gives creators a YouTube alternative (Updated)

TL;DR Instagram's new IGTV app will let creators make longer videosYou can still view IGTV content within the regular Instagram appThe videos will be user-generated and up to one hour long

Instagram has announced the launch of a separate video app called IGTV, which will host long-form vertical video content from popular Instagram creators such as LaurDIY and King Bach. The content will also be viewable in the traditional Instagram app,... Read More »

Topics: Windows Software , Mac Software , Android Software , iOS Software

Microsoft News app for Android, iOS, Windows, and web takes on Google and Apple News

TL;DR Download Microsoft News for iOS here and Android here It's a rebrand of the MSN News app It offers an optional dark theme for reading at night The app can be optimized for your location

Microsoft announced the relaunch on Wednesday of its MSN News app as "Microsoft News" for... Read More »

Topics: Entertainment , Newsreaders & RSS Readers , Windows Software , Android Software , iOS Software

Crown vs Tinder: New dating app turns finding your match into a game

Think he or she is out of your league? You won't know till you compete for their affection on the tournament-style dating app, Crown, the latest app to throw its hat into the ring of an overly-saturated online dating app market.

But how does Crown differentiate itself from the rest? And more importantly, can it get the millions of users off Tinder -- perhaps the most popular dating app around, boasting over 20 billion matches so far?

SEE: Best free dating apps for hooking up and relationships... Read More »

Topics: Android Software , iOS Software

Microsoft To-Do app for Windows 10, iOS, and Android gets list sharing and more

Microsoft updated all versions of its To-Do task management app today, adding the ability to customize its look and feel, and to share your to-do lists with others. Although the app remains unavailable for Windows 7 and MacOS users, the web browser version got these upgrades as well, so everyone with a OneDrive account can dive into the new features anyway, not just Windows 10 users. If you're on a mobile device, you can get the new coat of... Read More »

Topics: Calendar & Time Management Software , Business Software , Productivity Software , Collaboration Software , Windows Software , Mac Software , Android Software , iOS Software