Skype Kills Its Standalone Video Messaging App Qik

 Skype Qik, Microsoft’s attempt at spinning off video messaging into a simplified mobile application, is shutting down. The app was first introduced in fall 2014 to serve ...

How Standalone Apps Can Grow Twitter’s Stagnant User Base

 Twitter has a growth problem. Well, Twitter actually has a number of problems, but user growth seems to be its most critical area. This is a look at how the company could develop ...

Google Is Reportedly Building A Standalone VR Headset Not Powered By A PC Or Smartphone

 Google may be preparing a consumer virtual reality headset for a release as early as this year that defies existing categorizations and doesn’t rely on a PC or mobile phone ...

A Eulogy For Dead Standalone Apps

 Session lengths started to be counted not in hours or even minutes, but in seconds. Software had to blend into our life, augmenting it rather than supplanting it. Speed and simplicity ...

A Eulogy For Dead Standalone Apps

 Session lengths started to be counted not in hours or even minutes, but in seconds. Software had to blend into our life, augmenting it rather than supplanting it. Speed and simplicity ...

With 450M Users, Facebook Events Is Primed For A Standalone App

 Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook Events has hit global scale with 450 million active users, while noting that Groups now has 850 million. Facebook hasn’t shared a user count ...

This App Turns Facebook’s New Messenger Interface Into A Standalone Mac App

 Well, damn, that was fast. Someone has already wrapped up Facebook’s new Messenger site as a standalone Mac app. It’s like having a really good, dedicated Facebook ...

LinkedIn Launches Its First Standalone Job Search App, Privacy Guaranteed

 LinkedIn says that today 40% of its 300 million users access the site on mobile devices, so its bid to tap into the wave of users accessing the site via smartphones and tablets continues ...

LinkedIn Launches A Standalone Sales Navigator To Help Users With “Social Selling”

 LinkedIn is fleshing out its tools for salesepople today with a new version of its Sales Navigator. The biggest difference — the Sales Navigator is now a standalone product, ...

LinkedIn Sales Navigator Comes To iOS As A Standalone App

 LinkedIn over the weekend launched a standalone version of its “Sales Navigator” service, which is now available on iOS only. The addition of the new, native application ...

Facebook Launches Standalone Groups App To Stoke Micro-Sharing

 700 million people use Facebook Groups every month, but it’s a second-class experience on mobile, slow and buried in the social network’s main app. So today Facebook ...