Google patents drag-and-drop content sharing with nearby groups

Proximity-based content sharing systems for mobile tend to focus on one-at-a-time transfers — see Android Beam and Apple’s upcoming AirDrop as examples. Google, however, has just patented an interface that would simplify sharing content with near…


Path expands API access, now supports WordPress and other hand-picked apps

Path has previously limited its third-party app integration to the Nike+ platform, but the company just opened its doors a little wider. App developers can now ask for permission to use Path’s sharing API, which they’ll get if Path sees such apps …


Firefox for Android Beta gains new features and improvements

It’s been a busy couple months for the folks over at Mozilla. The company rolled out a new logo, launched the first Firefox OS handset and shipped version 23 of its popular web browser. Still, Mozilla shows no signs of slowing down — it just anno…


Pinterest introduces email alerts for price reductions on pinned items

Pinterest has been a boon for digital scrapbookers, and today, the company is rolling out a new feature to appeal to its bargain-hunting user base. When the price drops on an item you’ve pinned, an email will be zapped to your inbox to alert you t…


Yahoo Mail adds simple Flickr photo sharing

Many criticized a pre-Marissa Mayer Yahoo for doing little to integrate acquisitions with its core services, even when they were popular services like Del.icio.us. We can’t accuse the company of negligence today, as it just added simple Flickr pho…



Vine for Android adds Facebook sharing, searches for hashtags and users

Twitter isn’t about to let Video on Instagram go completely unanswered — it just posted an update to Vine for Android that could offer a few reasons to stay with the earlier service. Short-form movie makers on Android now have more of the feature…


Google Is Reportedly Working On A Service To Help You Share Your Gadgets, Clothes And Other Stuff With Friends

google logoSo here is one of the weirder rumors coming out of Mountain View we’ve seen in a while: as Google Operating System’s Alex Chitu reports, Google is apparently working on an app called Google Mine that is meant to help you share real-world items, such as CDs, cars, bikes, gadgets or clothes, with your friends. The service, which is apparently closely integrated with Google+, is said to be in private beta testing within Google right now.