Minneapolis rocker Prince may have given the middle finger to the internet three years ago, but apparently he's smart enough to realize that Twitter is the place to be when it comes to promoting a new album.
Tuesday was an exceptionally busy day for the tech world, and we wound up clipping probably three times the usual number of news items for possible inclusion in today's recap as a result. But instead of dumping all of that on you at once, we've managed to distill it down to the five stories you'll want to read up on most -- so dig in and enjoy!
Apple's iOS App Store is one of those services we've become so used to having, it doesn't feel like five years have passed. But that's certainly the case, and Apple has made this week's milestone official with two handfuls of free apps for all to download. If that's not enough, get caught up on what's new with the latest iOS 7 developer beta or try to figure out what T-Mobile will announce tomorrow, all in today's recap.
First, TechCrunch claimed Facebook's June 20 event would unveil a news reader, and now the website has an insider tip that the social network may go head-to-head with Vine by introducing video to Instagram instead.
It was a big week for WWDC news and we've got a few stories from that, but we figured there might have been a story here and there that slipped under the radar during the iOS 7 unveiling. So here's a few bites at the Apple news that slipped through your fingers. But worry not, we've recapped a few stories from one of Apple's biggest annual events.
Twitter is keeping busy this week, quietly opening up its analytics feature to anyone curious how their tweets are performing even while bringing the recent TweetDeck for web experience to the Mac client.
Although we've never personally been big fans of TweetDeck, the Twitter client has many die-hard fans, despite losing its mobile apps and a renewed focus on the web, including this week's fresh coat of paint.
Plagued with high-profile hacks in recent months, Twitter is finally getting serious about security with a new two-step login verification -- but users will need to actually enable it first before they'll be protected.