In a rush to share information and find the Boston bombing suspects, news outlets and amateur Internet detectives showed the best and worst of social media in a few whirlwind days.
Facebook Tuesday upgraded its apps for the iPhone and iPad with a more visually appealing News Feed and new messaging features such as Chat Heads and Stickers.
Facebook will roll out upgraded iOS apps on Tuesday that include Facebook Home features like Chat Heads.
Credible sources on Twitter are providing eyewitness accounts of Monday's explosions at the Boston Marathon finish line. Online resources are also providing ways to check on friends and loved ones who may have been in the area at the time.
If you want to keep an eye on your house without spending a chunk of change to upgrade your security system, People Power's free app turns your iOS devices into surveillance equipment.
Facebook's new Home launcher for Android is available April 12 as a software download from Google Play. HTC will intro the first phone to include Home, the $100 HTC First, on April 12 as well.
Create playlists and suggest movie and TV titles to friends using Vdio, a new pay-per-view video service from social music streaming site Rdio.
Earlier this week, Pinterest unveiled a subtle, but more visually appealing new look with a few new features. App updates released Thursday bring the new Pinterest to mobile users.
Google is cleaning house. On Wednesday the company announced plans to purge Google Reader, Google Cloud Connect, CalDAV API, Snapseed’s desktop versions for Mac and Windows, and a handful of other products and services to focus on its core products.
The Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act would simply restore the Library of Congress’ exemption for cellphone unlocking and wouldn’t affect the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.
Released Tuesday, BitTorrent Live opens in beta as a new way to stream live content.