(via Business Insider)
Insights from a new mobile study from Google
– 77% of mobile searches are performed in locations where people are likely to have PCs available due to speed and convenience.
Digital gift cards such as Vouchr have made the process of getting a last-minute present even easier. However, there are still some that may bemoan the lack of imagination involved in just giving money. Jifiti is a new app that lets users scan product barcodes and instantly send a voucher for those items to friends in other locations. READ MORE…
Tumblr for Android just got a total facelift! We’ve completely redesigned the interface, added fancy post animations, made images pop, and a whole lot more. Download the update today.
This fancy. (Refresh animation is great too.)
Reminds me of Path
Walmart will install lockers in a dozen stores this summer, enabling customers to order goods online and pick them up in a pre-assigned locker 24 hours a day.
Amazon launched a similar service in stores two years ago, to help combat failed package delivery and compete with traditional physical retailers.
7-Year-Old Zora Ball Is the World’s Youngest Game Programmer
The youngest person to create a full version of a mobile application video game. A first grader at Philadelphia’s Harambee Institute of Science and Technology Charter School, she’s already more accomplished than everyone you know.
Ball built the app in the Bootstrap programming language, and unveiled her game at FATE’s “Bootstrap Expo” at the University of Pennsylvania.
Apparently some grumpy olds were suspicious that her older brother was really the mastermind behind the program, but Zora showed them. When asked to reconfigure the app on the spot, Ball showed naysayers what was up when she executed the request perfectly.
“We expect great things from Zora, as her older brother, Trace Ball, is a past STEM Scholar of the Year,” said Harambee Science Teacher Tariq Al-Nasir. No pressure, baby geniuses, but there’s an entire world for you to save. Please hurry.