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Majority of US consumers still download zero apps per month, says comScore – TechCrunch

Apps are dominating consumers’ digital media habits, but getting people to try new ones is still a tough sell. That’s the latest from comScore’s newly released 2017 U.S. Mobile Apps Report, which finds that 57 percent of consumers’ time spent using digital media is now taking place in mobile apps. Of that, 50 percent is occurring in smartphone apps versus ... Read More »

Best iOS Apps for Learning How to Code – Appolicious

Websites are one of the most popular things to start creating when a user wishes to learn how to code. As a basic but comprehensive guide on how to develop webpages, Encode takes users through step-by-step lessons that cover everything from images to styles. By offering the lessons in smaller portions as opposed to larger lectures, comprehension and retention is ... Read More »

Fresh data shows millennials' favorite apps — and it's bad news for Snapchat – Markets Insider

Younger millennials may be spending as much as 40 minutes a day on Snapchat, but fresh data shows the scale of the challenge it faces as it looks to grow its user base amid stiff competition from Facebook.  Snapchat, despite being high on the cool quotient, features nowhere on the most essential apps for 18- to 34-year-olds, according to comScore’s 2017 US ... Read More »

A security researcher discovered AccuWeather app tracked, shared your location — even if you 'opt out' – Washington Post

(iStock) This post has been updated. Last week, Will Strafach noticed the AccuWeather mobile app was doing something strange and unrelated to weather. It was sending his location information to another company — not associated with AccuWeather — even though he never gave permission for that to happen. “I tend to look at the binary code and network traffic of ... Read More »

Facebook's mobile apps now take 360-degree photos – Engadget

Facebook Standalone cameras and apps that can take 360-degree photos and videos are a must if they’re essential to your job or if they fit your lifestyle. But if you find yourself taking spherical images merely once in a blue moon, you may not need them at all. Facebook’s iOS and Android apps can now capture 360-degree photos without the ... Read More »

Starbucks is at war with Silicon Valley—and it's being fought through mobile payment apps – Quartz

The world’s leading coffee chain has a message for Silicon Valley’s biggest, most threatening companies: It isn’t about to be disrupted anytime soon. “While digital companies may win in other sectors, we will be the digital company that wins in ours,” the company’s chief strategy officer, Matthew Ryan, recently told investors. As executives at Starbucks eye Amazon’s plunge into groceries ... Read More »