You’re inevitably late to your 9:30 a.m. class and pedaling as fast as your legs can allow. Your phone slips out of your pocket, but your case wasn’t rated for bicycle drops. You pedal back, embarrassed and turn your phone over to an ornate (and expensive) spiderweb on your screen. With new flexible phones, you…
Anna Zappone ’17 and Jessica Zhao ’17 are the creators of Ship, a matching app that arranges for users to meet at Stanford events.
In order to be widely adopted, a new technology must provide compelling value not just for the early adopters and technophiles, but the average user. This is where smartwatches, along with many other wearable devices, continue to fall short.
The Catholic Community at Stanford ([email protected]) recently launched a mobile app for Android and iPhone devices that includes a variety of resources for Catholic life at Stanford, including mass times, upcoming events, prayer materials, podcasts and videos.
The Catholic communities at Stanford and Yale University were the first to purchase the customizable app from the Newman Center Service Company after the company reached out to campus centers across the nation.
Shortwave, a video-based, asynchronous communication tool created by a team involving several Stanford students, launched this Thursday in Apple’s App Store.
Research on the battery-crippling effect of free apps, watching video or playing games on a smartphone is well known and highly publicized but, according to researchers at Stanford and Deutsche Telekom, even browsing popular websites can cause rapid battery drainage.
Much of the brainpower behind social games like Farmville comes from alumni of the Graduate School of Business, many of whom are involved in the founding and management of tech companies such as Zynga Game Network Inc. and Tapulous Inc.
As much as I love my wallet — it’s quite nice and it was given to me as a graduation present — I long for the day when I no longer need to carry it with me. That day is closer than you think. A new company called Square, led by Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey,…