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Hot calendar app Tempo crushed by demand

Hot calendar app Buzzy calendar and scheduling app Tempo, which made a splashy launch yesterday, is recovering after being overrun by new users. “We are excited but overwhelmed by the demand,” Raj Singh, the founder and CEO of Tempo, wrote in a blog post today. Shortly after the app went live, Tempo was forced to close down new signups, incensing …

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Facebook app for iOS updated with status icons

Facebook app for iOS updated Facebook has updated its iOS app with some important and fun new features. Version 6.2 of the app for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch will bring along status icons as well as improved privacy features. The tiny update will enable you to edit your post’s privacy so that it is visible to only people and …

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App lets amputees program their own bionic hands

App lets amputees program Double-amputee Jason Koger used to fly hundreds of miles to visit a clinician when he wanted to adjust the grips on his bionic hands. Now, he’s got an app. Koger came to Philadelphia this week to demonstrate the i-limb ultra revolution, a prosthetic developed by the British firm Touch Bionics. Using a stylus and an iPhone, …

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Berlin’s Productivity App Maker 6Wunderkinder

Berlin’s Productivity App 6Wunderkinder, the Berlin-based developer of cross-platform productivity app Wunderlist, today announced a step up in its ambitions as a “productivity platform” for a global audience: it has hired American Chad Fowler as its new CTO. Fowler, well known as an expert and leader in Ruby on Rails, had been the SVP for technology at troubled daily deals …

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Vine Review

Vine While Instagram garnered a lot of attention last year, the Vine app has been hitting headlines this year. The app lets you create short, quick six-second videos and share them via social networks. Five months and 13 million iOS downloads later, Twitter (who had acquired it in October last year) has launched the Vine app for the Android platform. …

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