This App Is All Up in My Grill

Americans’ love of grilling is strong as ever, crossing cultures and generations. But these days, a growing number of backyard barbecue chefs are clutching a smart phone app alongside their tongs. Thanks to a new generation of “smart grills,” it’s possible to tend slow-roasting slabs of meat from inside the house or even from your […]

Farm-to-Table App Aims to Connect Chefs, Farmers, Butchers, and Vintners

Choosing a name for a company is never easy, especially when you’re bringing a new idea to market, like the farm-to-table app Arrivage. Its former name, Chef514, managed to fulfill the provincial language requirements of Qu?bec, Canada, which stipulates all enterprise names be in French, while also resonating in English. Five-one-four, Montr?al’s area code, is […]

Grab vs. Go-Jek: Inside Asia’s Battle of the ‘Super Apps’

We all scream for ice cream. That’s the idea behind Ice Cream Day, a promotion launched by Uber Technologies in 2012. The ride-share giant courts customers by allowing them, for one day each summer, to arrange instant dessert delivery through the Uber app. But in June 2015, as the American powerhouse expanded that campaign across […]

Apple’s Long-Rumored Magazine App Might Work Offline

Apple might have an important surprise when it finally unveils a magazine app later this month. Developer Steve Troughton-Smith recently evaluated beta code for an upcoming version of Apple’s iOS software and found that it will feature offline reading. According to Troughton-Smith, who posted his findings to Twitter, the magazines available through the service will […]

Men Need Not Apply: Bumble Launches New, ‘Women Only’ Job Hunting Tool

To help reduce the gender gap in boardrooms, courtrooms, writing rooms, and a plethora of other female-unfriendly workplaces, Bumble rolled out a new networking feature Thursday for which men need not apply. “To help women foster the kind of community they report they’re missing at work, we’re introducing Women in Bizz,” explained a Bumble blog. […]