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MarketWatch (blog) - 19 Jun, 2011
It's not easy trying to stay ahead of the curve when you're investing in cutting edge tech. But one of the best ways to feel out what the future will bring is to actually go in and spend your time and money building tech products. ...

iPad dads: Father's Day top app picks for kids

CNET - Joseph Kaminski, Scott Stein - ‎Jun 17, 2011‎
D Day is upon us, for both veteran and fairly new fathers who love their tech gadgets. From the "Daddy Tech Tandem" Scott Stein and Joseph Kaminski, here are iPad apps our kids love. Why the iPad? ...

Is Facebook finally ready to launch an iPad app?

ZDNet (blog) - ‎Jun 17, 2011‎
By Emil Protalinski | June 17, 2011, 12:45pm PDT Facebook won't officially confirm that it is ready to launch an official iPad app, but some believe it will arrive in the coming weeks. Emil Protalinski has covered the tech industry for five years for ...

Top tech headlines: Google voice search, Apple pays Nokia, Facebook iPad app

The Independent - ‎Jun 17, 2011‎
Hot topics in the tech blogs for the week ending June 17 include new search features from Google, Apple agrees to license patents from Nokia after long-running disputes, Facebook rumored to be working on new apps for iPhone and iPad, LulzSec releases ...

Is a Facebook iPad App finally coming?

Reuters Blogs (blog) - ‎Jun 17, 2011‎
In the nearly 15 months since Apple launched its iPad, there's been one conspicuous absence for users of the tablet: a Facebook app. That will change in the coming weeks, as Facebook, the world's No.1 Internet social network, prepares to unveil an app ...

Facebook reportedly readying iPad app ... finally

Computerworld - Sharon Gaudin - ‎Jun 17, 2011‎
Computerworld - The Internet is abuzz with reports that Facebook will finally come out with a dedicated iPad app. According to a report in the New York Times that cites unnamed sources, the world's largest social network is preparing ...

Facebook Finally Readies Its Own iPad App for Launch

TIME - Chris Gayomali - ‎Jun 17, 2011‎
Late last night news broke that Facebook was finally making its own iPad app. "An iPad app?" you say. "Haven't iPads been around for, like, a year now?" Yep. The iPad's been without a native Facebook app since its ...

Is an Official Facebook iPad App Coming Soon?

PC Magazine - Leslie Horn - ‎Jun 17, 2011‎
Facebook for iPhone is the most-downloaded iPhone app ever, but more than a year after Apple introduced the iPad, there is still a notable lack of an official Facebook app for the device. However, it's rumored that Facebook is preparing ...

Facebook Crafts an iPad App

PCWorld - Ian Paul - ‎Jun 17, 2011‎
Facebook plans to release an iPad app in the coming weeks featuring a "slick design," new Facebook Chat and Groups functionality, and an "amazing" photo and video experience, according to reports. ...

Official Facebook iPad app coming soon?

msnbc.com - Rosa Golijan - ‎Jun 17, 2011‎
News and reviews about the hardware you want and the software you need. For an up-to-date playlist of Gadgetbox videos and a full complement of the day's gadget news, go here. By Rosa Golijan Facebook's official iPhone app has been available for quite ...

Apple iPad Facebook app on its way?

Washington Post (blog) - Hayley Tsukayama - ‎Jun 17, 2011‎
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is said to be personally involved in designing the iPad app. (ROBERT GALBRAITH - REUTERS) A Facebook app for the iPad may hit the Apple App Store in the coming weeks. The company is reportedly in the ...

Report: Facebook prepping app for iPad

USA Today - Brett Molina - ‎Jun 17, 2011‎
Facebook is finishing up work on an app that will run on Apple's iPad tablet, The New York Times reports. Citing "people briefed on Facebook's plans," the report claims the social networking giant will introduce the app in ...

Book publishers hope for sales boost from apps innovation

The Guardian (blog) - ‎Jun 17, 2011‎
How lucrative are iPad book-apps? UK studio Ustwo revealed some figures at Thursday's Futurebook Innovation Workshop conference in London indicating that gold-diggers should probably focus on other app categories for now. The company's Nursery Rhymes ...

Facebook's iPad App Is Almost Ready To Go (AAPL)

San Francisco Chronicle - Matt Rosoff - ‎Jun 16, 2011‎
More than a year after Apple introduced the iPad, Facebook is finally getting around to releasing an app for it. Nick Bilton at the New York Times reports that the app has been in development for almost a year, with Mark Zuckerberg taking a personal ...

Facebook to unveil iPad app, reports say

Financial Times (blog) - Maryam Nabi - ‎Jun 16, 2011‎
Facebook is gearing up to launch an official iPad app, according to the New York Times. The app has been in production for almost a year and is in the final stages of testing, the report says. Pulse, a mobile news reader, has raised $9 million in its ...

Facebook readying launch of iPad app?

CNET - Steven Musil - ‎Jun 16, 2011‎
Facebook may finally be ready to give iPad users their own app--more than a year after the device went on sale. The social-networking giant plans to introduce a free app in the coming weeks that is designed and tailored especially for ...

Facebook Seeks Bigger Role in Software for Mobile Apps

Wall Street Journal - Geoffrey A. Fowler, Yukari Iwatani Kane - ‎Jun 16, 2011‎
Facebook Inc. is angling to play a bigger role in shaping the way software gets developed for mobile devices. The social network, which has turned its popular website into a platform for developing games ...

Facebook Readies an iPad App, Finally

New York Times (blog) - Nick Bilton - ‎Jun 16, 2011‎
Facebook had its application for the iPhone ready right when the Apple App Store opened in July 2008. But more than a year after the iPad went on sale, there is still no official Facebook app for it. That is about to change. ...

FT's Web App Strategy Thwarts Apple Store

Wall Street Journal (blog) - Russell Adams - ‎Jun 16, 2011‎
The Financial Times's recent move to pull its iPad readers out of the Apple ecosystem appears to be going well. More than 100000 people have accessed the FT's Web-based app for the iPad and iPhone since the Pearson PLC publication ...

Rumor: Facebook to take on Apple with HTML5 platform

ZDNet (blog) - ‎Jun 16, 2011‎
By Emil Protalinski | June 16, 2011, 11:45am PDT A new rumor suggests Facebook is working on an HTML5 platform, codenamed Project Spartan, that will take on Apple's App Store. Emil Protalinski has covered the tech industry for five years for multiple ...

Yahoo's AppSpot Discovery Engine Doesn't Hit on All Cylinders

Wired News (blog) - Eric Blattberg - ‎Jun 16, 2011‎
Yahoo enters the mobile app search space Thursday with AppSpot, now available for iPhone and Android. It has a few neat features, but has a long way to go before it becomes my preferred method of app discovery. ...

Is Facebook Secretly Planning to Bypass Apple on iPhones and iPads?

PC Magazine - Peter Pachal - ‎Jun 16, 2011‎
Facebook has been working on a secret project that would allow users to launch apps on iPhones or iPads without going through Apple's App Store, TechCrunch is reporting. Dubbed "Project Spartan," the alleged plan is to re-work Facebook ...

Yahoo App Search site, AppSpot app helps users sift through iOS, Android apps

Los Angeles Times - ‎Jun 16, 2011‎
Yahoo debuted two new products -- the Yahoo App Search website and AppSpot app -- on Thursday aimed at helping users sift through the thousands of apps available in Apple's AppStore and Google's Android Market. "The ratings and reviews in app stores ...

Facebook's iPhone App Store End-Around Is Exactly The Right Idea (AAPL, GOOG)

San Francisco Chronicle - Dan Frommer - ‎Jun 16, 2011‎
This is smart -- exactly the sort of stuff that Facebook should be doing. But it will be hard to make this work right away. The details are sketchy, but TechCrunch's MG Siegler, who says he has seen the project, says "there are believed to be 80 or so ...

Facebook's 'Project Spartan' To Take On Apple: RUMOR

Huffington Post - ‎Jun 16, 2011‎
Following a leak Wednesday about a possible upcoming photo-sharing app for Facebook, TechCrunch claims that Facebook's next big endeavor, internally known as "Project Spartan," will establish a new mobile web app platform that could help the social ...

Yahoo App Search Aims to Get Through iOS, Android Clutter

PCWorld - Jared Newman - ‎Jun 16, 2011‎
A new website called Yahoo App Search indexes iPhone and Android apps, and an iPhone app called Y AppSpot provides personalized recommendations and a search function. But as I played with these search tools ...

Yahoo Launches App-Discovery App for iOS, Android

PC Magazine - Sara Yin - ‎Jun 16, 2011‎
Yahoo on Thursday released an app that uses Yahoo search technology to find and recommend apps from Apple's App Store and Google's Android Market. "Today, Yahoo! Mobile is introducing a fun, fast way to search and discover mobile apps. ...

Yahoo builds app to search for new smartphone apps

ZDNet (blog) - Rachel King - ‎Jun 16, 2011‎
Undoubtedly, most of us have heard the phrase, “There's an app for that,” whether it be serious or just in jest. But finding the app with the functionality we're looking for might not be easy. ...

Yahoo to allow searches for smartphone apps

San Jose Mercury News - Mike Swift - ‎Jun 16, 2011‎
The major search engines allow you to hunt for almost anything under the sun, except for the brightest stars of the mobile Web -- smartphone apps. But Yahoo (YHOO) hopes to change that. The first major Web search engine with a specialized ...

Yahoo Releases Search Tools for IPhone, Android Apps

PCWorld (blog) - Juan Carlos Perez - ‎Jun 15, 2011‎
On Thursday, the company is unveiling a feature in its search engine called App Search, as well as application search tools for Android and iPhone devices called AppSpot. Both the new App search feature and the mobile ...

 

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