The color blue is ubiquitous in tech design — maybe too much so. How we got so hooked on the color may have to do with biological evolution.
Group photo-sharing is a problem that people have been trying to solve for a while now. But two fresh new apps that are launching before SXSW look to re-invent the concept and make it easier than ever to share.
More details on the sale leak out via a lawsuit filed against Color on Monday. Most attention in the document is going to be rightly focused on the jarring accusations being leveled against CEO and founder Bill Nguyen by the petitioner, Adam Witherspoon, a cofounder of Color
Here’s our daily pick of stories about Apple from around the web you shouldn’t miss. Today’s installment: rare photos from inside Foxconn, Apple’s forced public apology to Samsung, why Apple would buy Color, more stores coming to China, and a possible iPhone 5 keyboard software glitch.
UPDATED: Color is not shutting down, said a company spokesman, contrary to a report earlier today that Color was “winding down” its business. Color has gotten its share of criticism after a failed launch and $41 million in funding.
In today’s attention starved world, if you miss the chance to make an impression, people move onto something new. Doesn’t matter who you were and how much money you have in the bank – users decide who wins or loses. Airtime & Color are finding it out.
Verizon Wireless is partnering with Color to highlight the power of its 4G network. The carrier will offer its customers the chance to use an enhanced version of Color, which will enable live video streaming with audio and double the existing frame rate.
Location-based photo sharing app Color famously flamed out after raising millions of dollars in funding. Now, with them out of the picture, French service Sharypic wants to step into the gap and provide photo sharing for events. Can it compete in a crowded market?
Some might call it a pivot, but the decision to change Color from its own contained social network into a photo/video extension of Facebook is more like a last-chance effort at achieving relevance. Can Color succeed as a feature where it failed as an app?
Plenty of web entrepreneurs share the same dream: build a great company and then cash in by selling it to Google, Facebook or another technology giant. But being successful is complicated affair, according to those who have seen those deals from the inside.