‘Breaking Bad’ App Turns Your Name Into Chemical Element

For five seasons, each episode of AMC’s Emmy Award-winning series Breaking Bad has begun with a title sequence that includes the symbols for bromine and barium, Br and Ba. And now, thanks to AMC’s Breaking Bad Name Lab app, the show’s fans can generate images Read More …

How to Make Your App Stand Out in the Crowd

Everyone and their mother has an app these days, so if it’s not featured high in the top downloads category via the App Store or Google Play, there’s a good chance it will go unnoticed. The team at Spanish-based SEO service provider Blue Caribu has Read More …

Facebook’s "Move Fast, Break Things" Era Is Over

CEO Mark Zuckerberg is now preaching stability for Facebook’s platform, as the massive land grab for developers accelerates. View this image › BuzzFeed/Matthew Lynley In its earliest days, Facebook was able to outmaneuver larger companies like MySpace or Google by pushing updates quickly and tolerating Read More …

Can Usain Bolt Create an Olympic-Sized Brand?

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt was the breakout star of the 2008 Beijing Olympics, captivating track fans and casual observers alike with his incredible speed, brash style and charismatic personality. Bolt still holds world records for the 100-meter and 200-meter sprints, and this summer in London Read More …

Kim Kardashian, iPhone 5 Top Bing’s Most Searched List

Bing’s Most Searched for Terms in 2012 Most Searched Person Reality star Kim Kardashian beat out Justin Bieber as the top searched for person on Bing in 2012. Kardashian came in second last year behind the pop star. Image via Flickr, Imdan Most Searched Consumer Read More …

Apple iWatch Launch Date Could Be Pushed Back

One of the many iWatch concept photos making the rounds online.Image: Todd Hamilton While it was originally rumored that the Apple iWatch could get an early fall launch date, a new report indicates it likely won’t enter the market until November. According to KGI analyst Read More …

Tweetie Creator Loren Brichter Discusses His Long-Awaited Follow-Up

Loren Brichter, the brains behind Tweetie and a former Apple employee, unveiled his first new application Wednesday since developing the beloved Twitter client in 2008 and its follow-up Tweetie 2 in 2009. Letterpress [iTunes link], his new iPhone app, is a turn-based multiplayer word game that prompts Read More …

New App on Spotify Makes Discovering Jazz Music Interactive

Blue Note, a new music-discovery app for jazz, sneaked its way into Spotify‘s top 10 apps list this week. The app aggregates the eclectic music catalog — dating back to 1939 — from EMI’s Blue Note Records and presents the music in an interactive timeline Read More …

Can’t Find a Parking Space? This App Can Help

Urban regions enjoy density. It’s what makes for serendipity — running into someone you know in a crowd of strangers is all the more meaningful. It can also make certain infrastructures more efficient. The vast number of people cycling in and out of subways, coffee Read More …

Are Sound Waves the Future of Mobile Marketing?

Your Starbucks runs and concert visits will soon be more interactive. Imagine the luxury of walking into a coffee shop and receiving a personalized drink deal on your smartphone or tablet upon entry. Or, receiving an automated mobile thank-you note for watching a film, exactly Read More …