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#Foursquare Updates For Android App Include Local Advice

#Foursquare Updates For Android App Include Local Advice

The updated Android app for Foursquare features recommendations for popular restaurants, shops and tourist destinations. The recommendations will pop up when the app is opened and will be available in a searchable format for both locals and tourists. Cnet says that this is part of the shift from [Full Story…]

#Thrillist Shows Importance of Apps as Source of Revenue

#Thrillist Shows Importance of Apps as Source of Revenue

NY startup Thrillist has announced that 45 percent of their revenue comes from their iPhone app, JackThreads. This shows the payoff that can come when startups focus on a mobile-intensive strategy for The startup was recently added to the Venture Beat list of  "10 NYC Startups we're crazy about" and [Full Story…]

NY Startup Releases Educational Tablet for Schools

NY Startup Releases Educational Tablet for Schools

With the help of a NY-based educational technology startup, a tablet computer may be the future content in a student's backpack. The Amplify tablet is an Android-powered touchscreen that has been designed for students to be given to use both at school and at home and comes pre-loaded with all of [Full Story…]

NYT Launches Flipboard Version of The Times

NYT Launches Flipboard Version of The Times

The New York Times has launched a version of the newspaper for the Android and Kindle Fire Flipboard application to add to their iPad and iPhone versions. This app delivers stories with special formatting designed specifically for Flipboard. The launch is part of the NYT Everywhere initiative to [Full Story…]

Barclays Releases New Mobile App

Barclays Releases New Mobile App

The Barclays Center in Brooklyn has just released a new mobile app for iPhone and Android in hopes of keeping sports fans in the arena. The app, run by Cisco, is the first to be offered by an arena, according to the New York Times. Although some of the features are available anytime, there are [Full Story…]

#Foursquare Releases Update to #Android App

#Foursquare Releases Update to #Android App

Foursquare announced new updated to it's Android application which will include helping make it easier for users to find nearby spots and friends through it's main map, engadget reports. They have moved the "To-Do List" function to the left side and the "Check In" button to the bottom corner. The [Full Story…]

NY Designers Create #MTA #Android App in Less than A Day

NY Designers Create #MTA #Android App in Less than A Day

The Metropolitan Transit Authority released an iPhone app for subway arrivals, and less than a day later an independent developer created the app, Subway Time for Android. The MTA decided to let private developers create Windows and Android apps, and designers Elad Katz and his wife obliged. Katz, [Full Story…]

#Etsy Launches #Android App

#Etsy Launches #Android App

Brooklyn-based Etsy launched a new Android app allowing buyers to purchase items on mobile devices. According to VentureBeat, the app lets customers peruse over 17 million products from 800,000 sellers worldwide--in multiple languages. The Android release follows Etsy's iPad and iPhone [Full Story…]

Cablevision Optimum App Available for #Android Devices

Cablevision Optimum App Available for #Android Devices

Cablevision Systems announced that its Optimum app is now available for download on Samsung and Motorola Android devices as well as Google's Motorola Mobility. The app provides video and broadband subscribers access to video-on-demand choices over Wi-Fi, according to MultiChannel. The app is also [Full Story…]

LoyalBlocks Sends Deals Directly to Customer Smartphones

LoyalBlocks Sends Deals Directly to Customer Smartphones

NY-based startup LoyalBlocks gives customers deals directly to their smartphones the moment they walk in a businesses' doors. The startup's pilot program launched earlier this year and has already made its way to more than 300 small businesses throughout the city, according to the NY Daily News. [Full Story…]

The Associated Press Begins Mobile App Ad Campaign

The Associated Press Begins Mobile App Ad Campaign

The Associated Press will begin running advertising aimed at consumers, according to The New York Times. The ads are intended to promote the A.P.’s mobile news app, called A.P. Mobile, which is available on Apple, Android, Blackberry and Windows phones. Though the A.P. has run ads before aimed at [Full Story…]

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Subscribe to our E-newsletter, Twitter, iOS/Android Apps and Other Feeds

NY Convergence offers a variety of ways to access our content, updated throughout each day: Twitter – @nyconvergence Free daily e-newsletter Free iOS App & Android  App Widget RSS feed Facebook Amazon Kindle Google Gadget Amazon Appstore [Full Story…]

NY DOT Workers Use Tablets to Increase Efficiency, Lower Costs

NY DOT Workers Use Tablets to Increase Efficiency, Lower Costs

The NY DOT city transportation workers in charge of construction projects use tablets to access and review construction permits, as this shift to paperless operations has proved much faster than the process of lugging permits from site to site, according to StateTech Magazine. Inspectors used to [Full Story…]

A Look at the Best #4thofJuly Apps

A Look at the Best #4thofJuly Apps

The Chicago Tribune compiled a list of the five apps that best celebrate America and the Fourth of July. Here are their recommendations: This American Life (Available for $2.99 on the iPhone, iPod Touch and Android, and for $4.99 on the iPad)- This one-hour weekly program hosted by [Full Story…]

Vimeo Launches Improved iOS App #MWC12

Vimeo Launches Improved iOS App #MWC12

NY-based video site Vimeo, having launched Android and Windows Phone applications in January, launched an iOS app at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week. Before this update, the company only offered an iOS app to support the iPhone and iPod touch. But it will now work with the iPad, a [Full Story…]