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QUIZ: Can you figure out these 2000s iPhone apps by just the icon?
QUIZ: Can you figure out these 2000s iPhone apps by just the icon?
There's no denying the profound effects of touchscreen technology development in the 2000s. Where we'd once been confined to dial pads and scroll wheels, we suddenly had a world of possibilities at our fingertips—literally. And while that was only a mild game changer when it came to navigating our music libraries, the range of new applications we had on hand was extraordinary. W...
American Music Awards mark first show to use TikTok for nominees reveal
American Music Awards mark first show to use TikTok for nominees reveal
If you were anticipating watching the American Music Awards this year, you would have had to download TikTok to find out who has been nominated. The award show became the first-ever to announce their nominees via TikTok with creators Joshua Cureton, Nick Tangorra and Brittany Tomlinson participating in the content. Re...
Apple reveals iTunes replacement with three standalone apps
Apple reveals iTunes replacement with three standalone apps
At the end of last month, Apple users learned they would be in for some pretty big changes after it was rumored that they would be phasing out iTunes. To kick us while we were down, the company deleted all of iTunes' social media accounts. Now, at the annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose on Monday, Apple announced the official end to iTunes, instead launching individual, standalone v
“Die With Me” app only lets you talk to people if your phone’s about to die
“Die With Me” app only lets you talk to people if your phone’s about to die
Being outside is already awful, but being outside without your phone fully charged is what nightmares are made of. What are we expected to do if our phone dies—actually talk to someone? No thanks.  Read more: People are boycotting Facebook because of that sketchy “data breach” To lessen the anxiety that we all face when our phone's battery life is just barely hanging on, a new app, "Die With
Musical.ly app struggling to filter dangerous content
Musical.ly app struggling to filter dangerous content
Musical.ly is coming under fire after the popular lip-synching app has been failing to moderate and filter certain types of dangerous content. Read more: ‘Above Ground’ mental health charity show features Corey Taylor, more The app, which is very popular with teens, started as a place for users to upload their best covers of songs, but has recently started to include comedy videos, pranks, and ot
New study finds ‘Pokémon Go’ led to an increase in traffic accidents
New study finds ‘Pokémon Go’ led to an increase in traffic accidents
It appears that people playing Pokémon Go—the popular, location-based augmented reality game that swept the globe on release in July 2016—actually led to an increase in traffic accidents, according to a new study. Read more: Video game about cooking eggs sends you to hell As covered by Rolling Stone, the recent paper from Purdue University, "Death By Pokémon Go," created a rise in traff
Bandcamp launches new app for artists and labels
Bandcamp launches new app for artists and labels
Bandcamp shared an update on their blog today, introducing their new app for artists and labels. It’s intended to give real-time stats and help artists more directly connect with their fans. Read more: 10 bandcamp bands you may not have heard of, but should definitely check out Ethan Diamond, Bandcamp's co-founder and CEO, posted a video tutorial showing exactly how the app works—and how easy it i
Blin.gy puts you inside your favorite music videos
Blin.gy puts you inside your favorite music videos
If you've ever wished you could be cast in a music video for your favorite band, now's your chance to shine.  Read more: iTunes is the most popular music platform Blin.gy is a new app (yes, the name is cringe-worthy, we know) that lets you upload a video of yourself while your favorite video plays in the background—feel free to mouth along to the lyrics or show off your head banging skills. It's l
“You’re not just a number”—How Pinyata could redefine online interactions between bands and fans
“You’re not just a number”—How Pinyata could redefine online interactions between bands and fans
When trying to interact with your favorite bands on social media, do you ever feel like you’re just one tiny voice among thousands? Social media can often feel like a one-sided conversation, and Pinyata, a story-based app which now boasts tens of thousands of users, is aiming to even out the playing field. It’s ...

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