Microsoft unveils free new Office apps for iPhone and Android

Microsoft just made its full-fledged Office apps free on iOS and Android. The company unveiled new standalone Office apps for iPhone and Android tablets and an updated suite of apps for iPad — and expanded the apps’ functionality for users who don’t subscribe to Office ...Read the rest

Famous Photographers Worth Following on Instagram

Instagram isn’t just for selfies and food porn. For years, the app has helped many people trick their friends into thinking they’re good photographers, with the help of cropping and heavy filters. However, there are quite a few people on the social media site who ...Read the rest

Social media has had a profound and growing effect on the way companies, governments and advertisers operate. But it’s having a pretty substantial effect on our brains as well. Here, AsapSCIENCE breaks down five fascinating ways our brains react to our activities on social media. ...Read the rest

Facebook now has 100 million users across Africa, the company announced on Monday. This figure is half of all the Internet users in Africa, which sits at 200 million people. More than 80% of Facebook users are accessing the site from a mobile phone, showing ...Read the rest

First iPhone 6 Drop Tests Show Mixed Results

Apple’s two new iPhones went on sale Friday, so naturally the Internet responded by seeing how quickly they could destroy them. The new smartphones have been on sale less than 24 hours and the first wave of drop test videos are already making the rounds. ...Read the rest

So after opening this video, I was really inspired by the way this artist expresses his creativity. The concept is basically to create a song, with 3 million sounds, that is submitted from listeners all over the world, and then combined into a track that ...Read the rest

Finally something you can play while you pee!

Admit it — you play with your cellphone on the toilet. It’s nothing to be ashamed of (although studies show that 16% of phones have fecal matter on them, so that’s gross). But what if there were a video game you could play while using urinals? This ...Read the rest

Top 5 Apps for Kids this week.

Motion Math: Hungry Guppy Ages 2-up Overall rating: 4.4 out of 5 stars Why we like it: This is one of those apps you wish you had back when you were a first grader. Why? It helps you learn to add, by connecting a child’s fingertip ...Read the rest

5 Tactics to Grow Your Email List

Back in January, many email marketers said increasing their lists was their top goal for 2013. Well, spring is here. Is your mailing list growing as fast as your flowers and lawn? If not, it’s time to execute a new plan. Many marketers have email ...Read the rest

Why Brands Should Be Human on Social Media

The success of any social program is ultimately determined by its ability to connect on a one-to-one, human level. But what does it actually mean to be human in social media? Is it having a fun and engaging brand? Speaking in everyday, colloquial language? Establishing ...Read the rest