Asana’s task-management app now lets you track your time with Harvest integration

Asana, the slick collaborative task and project management startup from Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz and ex-Facebooker Justin Rosenstein, has announced an integration with time-tracking platform Harvest. Through the tie-up, users can track the time they spend working on key tasks. In terms of how this could prove useful, well, it could help freelancers bill their exact hours […]

The future of health apps: Personalized advice combining your diet, sleep pattern and fitness regime

Most fitness and health apps only record a single type of data. I use a dozen or so different services to track my exercise regime, diet and sleep pattern as a result. Moves for iOS is my virtual pedometer, while Nike+ tracks the odd run I do throughout the week. MyFitnessPal takes care of my food […]

Pew: 51% of US adults bank online and 32% of cell phone owners in the country do so via mobile

Banking online is becoming more and more ubiquitous: 61 percent of Internet users in the US now access their accounts on the Web. Meanwhile, 35 percent of cell phone owners in the country bank using their mobile phones. The latest data comes from Pew Research Center, an American think tank organization. Putting Internet adoption aside, […]

Microsoft starts opening Windows Stores in Best Buys and Future Shops across the US and Canada

Microsoft today announced the launch of its Windows Stores with a big marketing push to promote fitness. To celebrate, Microsoft is throwing an event in Los Angeles that “shows how technology can activate and invigorate a healthier lifestyle.” It’s not clear how the two are related, but Microsoft tries to make a link anyway: With […]

NARR8 brings its interactive ebook and motion comic platform to the iPhone

NARR8, an app for reading and creating animated comics and interactive ebooks, has launched on the iPhone. The original iPad version, which arrived last November, of course makes for a better viewing experience, but having the option to read on the iPhone is a natural step as the NARR8 platform matures. The app is also […]

Sky’s Now TV for iOS gets predictive search, faster navigation and more

UK satellite broadcaster BSkyB (Sky) has rolled out an update to its contract-free, pay-as-you-go online TV app for iOS. Now TV has been given a predictive search feature that displays suggestions based on what’s being typed into the search box, covering both movies and sport. It’s also now easier to switch between the two categories […]

WhatsApp’s CEO is wrong: Rival messaging apps don’t force ads on users

WhatsApp doesn’t do a lot of press, so when CEO Jan Koum — pictured in the image above — speaks it means there’s an important milestone or significant piece of news. That was the case yesterday when Koum told AllThingsD in an interview that the service has now passed 300 million monthly active users and is […]

DuoVid for iOS lets you play two videos side-by-side from your library or YouTube

If you’re sick of switching between videos on your mobile device, DuoVid for iOS offers an easy way to line-up two separate skits to play side-by-side. Costing $0.99 or your local currency equivalent, DuoVid lets you choose from a video stored in your library, or on YouTube. With the two videos chosen, you can then […]

Vodafone enters UK 4G fray with same August 29 launch date as O2; now only Three is missing

Vodafone has become the latest operator to reveal the launch plans for its 4G network in the UK, following hot on the heels of O2′s announcement last week, and several months behind what was previously the country’s only 4G network offered by EE. The company confirmed the launch today, indicating that the 4G switch-on would […]

Facebook’s Graph Search is now available to everyone using US English (Paul Sawers/The Next Web)

Paul Sawers / The Next Web: Facebook’s Graph Search is now available to everyone using US English  —  More than eight months after Facebook first introduced Graph Search, the social network has announced it’s now open to everyone using Facebook in US English.  —  Launched as a limited preview for English-speaking users …