How To Download Facebook Paper on an iPhone

Facebook's Paper app is on the app store starting today, but strangely, it's still absent from search, making it hard to find. No worries. We've got the link to the app. Simply click on that link from your iPhone's web browser, and you'll be taken to Paper's download page in the app store. From there, just tap the install button, enter your password, and you're one of the first people to use paper. The link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/paper-stories-from-facebook/id794163692?mt=8 Always be the first to know on the latest technology. Sign up for our newsletter. … [Read more...]

Dining Zen: 8 Awesome Restaurant Apps

This is Groupon Reserve, one of the best apps for finding good food near you

Going out to dinner is great. The food is good, the ambiance is good, and there’s no cleanup. The painful part of eating out is finding restaurants with good food at a fair price. Luckily, technology has revolutionized how we eat, and has made bad meals a rarity. Here are 8 apps that make finding good restaurants, and deals a breeze. Groupon Reserve (formerly Savored): Living in the city is both a dining blessing, and a dining curse. The food tends to be better, but it also tends to be pricier. Groupon’s new high-end deal service, Groupon Reserve, takes care of that. With Reserve, … [Read more...]

Review: Oyster – the Netflix of books

Recently I reached out to a young company called Oyster, about demoing their new service. Their website boldly claims “Read unlimited books. Just $9.95 a month”, so being a reader, I was naturally excited about the prospects of not having to pay $10 a month to read a couple of books. Unfortunately Oyster faces the same flaw that every content-driven startup faces. They can’t afford the rights to the best books. Still, this flaw is not fatal, and redeeming qualities I'll describe below make Oyster an excellent service for many avid readers. The app itself (available for iPad, iPhone, … [Read more...]

Dear Blackberry: Don’t Be Stupid

Periodically I will write open letters to tech companies, usually chastising them for interface, or some form of glitch. Now I write to Blackberry to chastise them for a marketing mistake, which really could be corrected. Now, here's my letter: Dear Blackberry, Rumor has it you're releasing BBM for iPhone and Android on September 20th. You know what else is being released on September 20th? The iPhone 5S. Let me know if you see the problem yet. I get the whole "it's hard to compete in hardware" thing, and that you're selling assets and becoming a software company in some sense, but … [Read more...]