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Lauren Goode / The Verge:
Liftoff report finds subscription based apps in the $7 to $20 per month price range have the highest conversion rates   —  Blame the sunk cost fallacy  —  A new report from Liftoff, a Silicon Valley-based mobile app marketing and retargeting firm, says that subscription-based apps may do better …
Aug 16, 2017, 9:15 AMIn context
Lauren Goode / The Verge:
Amazon Echo Look review: useful for taking hands-free photos and it works well with Alexa, but its outfit analysis needs more work and its speaker is subpar   —  Clothes are personal  —  Over the past couple of years, Amazon's connected devices have slowly made their way into the home with increasing levels of boldness and oddity.
Jul 6, 2017, 3:50 PMIn context
Lauren Goode / The Verge:
Fitbit Alta HR review: a stylish fitness tracker with good battery life and additional sensors, but it lacks GPS and has limited options for tracking exercise   —  Not exactly new, but just new enough  —  I don't know about you, but I'm about ready for Fitbit to drop something genuinely new on the world.
Apr 11, 2017, 5:15 PMIn context
Lauren Goode / The Verge:
Apple Clips hands-on: a fun, lightweight app for mobile video editing that can be complicated to use but creates nice looking videos, available now   —  Not a social network, but a fun video app … When I opened up Apple's new Clips app yesterday, as I've been doing for the past few days …
Apr 6, 2017, 11:45 AMIn context
Lauren Goode / The Verge:
Apple announces free social video editing app Clips, letting users add filters, basic text, emojis, and more, available on iOS in April   —  Social video without the social network  —  Apple wants in on social video sharing — just not with its own social network.
Mar 21, 2017, 8:45 AMIn context
Lauren Goode / The Verge:
LG Watch Sport review: great fitness features, workout apps run directly on the smartwatch with Android Wear 2.0, but it is huge and extremely ill-fitting   —  A good fitness tracker — if you can stand to wear it  —  If you're considering the LG Watch Sport as a health-and-fitness tracking sport watch, I won't blame you.
Feb 24, 2017, 1:55 PMIn context
Lauren Goode / The Verge:
Microsoft debuts “spectator view” for HoloLens, a way to create video of peoples' experience with mixed reality holograms, requires camera with HDMI output   —  A way to show not just holograms, but people interacting with them  —  Virtual reality and augmented reality headsets …
Feb 13, 2017, 2:25 PMIn context
Lauren Goode / The Verge:
Amazon releases an OTA software update for Amazon Tap with support for hands-free mode, letting users activate Alexa without a button press   —  Alexa, without having to push a button  —  Guess they'll have to re-think the name “Tap.”  Amazon today rolled out an over-the-air software update …
Feb 10, 2017, 12:50 PMIn context
Lauren Goode / The Verge:
Fitbit CEO says the company plans to launch a wearable app store “as soon as possible”   —  Another giant sign that a smartwatch is in the works  —  Fitbit wants to launch its own wearable app store “as soon as possible,” the company's co-founder and CEO James Park said in an interview at CES earlier today.
Jan 6, 2017, 10:40 PMIn context
Lauren Goode / The Verge:
Misfit unveils Vapor, a touchscreen smartwatch with 1.4-inch full AMOLED display, GPS, and optical heart-rate sensors, expected to ship in late 2017 for $199   —  Some people want to fill the world with smartwatches  —  Misfit, a maker of low-power, jewelry-like wearables that was acquired …
Jan 5, 2017, 8:55 PMIn context

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