Amazon’s iOS app inexplicably adds photo stickers

Back in February, Amazon added its product- and barcode-recognition technology, "Flow," to its iOS shopping app. The feature had its own standalone app, but bringing it to the main one let users scan items using their smartphone's camera and add to t…

Starz app streams ‘American Gods’ to your Samsung Smart TV

If you've wanted to watch the likes of American Gods or Outlander with little more than an internet connection and your TV, you no longer need one of Sony's sets to make it happen. Starz has launched its streaming app on Samsung Smart TVs, bringing…

Warby Parker has an app that checks your eyes at home

Usually, completing a vision test for new glasses requires a trip to the optometrist and the glasses store. Newly announced technology could change that, however. Warby Parker, which started out as a try-before-you-buy mail-order eyeglasses company,…

NBC and Viacom are making original shows for Musical.ly

Musical.ly might have professionally made original shows to offer along with user-produced content sometime in the future. According to Bloomberg, the music video app is currently talking to Viacom and Comcast's NBCUniversal about creating original p…

Crunch Report | Symphony Messaging App Joins the Unicorn Club

It’s Day 2 from Disrupt New York, Symphony joins the Unicorn Club, you can now sort Instagram stories by location and scientists 3D-printed ovaries and made mouse babies. All this on Crunch Report. Read More

Test-approved app could kill off the graphing calculator

Math students have a love-hate relationship with the funky, expensive TI-84 graphing calculators, but thanks to a new deal, they'll soon get a free option. Starting this spring, pupils in 14 US states will be able to use the TI-like Desmos online cal…

Google revises app review process following phishing attacks

In the wake of the Google Docs phishing debacle last week, Google has added a few new safeguards to better protect us from these types of attacks. The Gmail app for Android scans for suspect links and Google has tightened up its policies on third par…

Google’ Allo chat app crafts custom emoji using your selfies

Google's Allo chat program is still missing some basic features, but hey, you're a fan of Bitmoji right? That's the line of thinking for the app's latest add-on: personalized emojis, made from your face. Unlike Snapchat's Bitmoji, though, Google's ve…