Posts Tagged: "Apps"

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Nike+ Move App Arrives For iPhone 5S

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In our summary of the iPhone 5S’s best features, we noted that the M7 chip would, once activated, essentially turn your iPhone 5S into a Fuel band. Now, the app for that has arrived…and it’s some pretty compelling stuff. Tracking Speed The Nike+ Move app essentially uses the M7 coprocessor...

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Tesla May Allow Android Apps Onto Its Center Console

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Tesla is the rare motor company that’s succeeded, and done so to a stunning degree, in American history. And they’ve done it by constructing what some might have viewed as a contradiction in terms, the luxury electric vehicle. And now, apparently, they want to go Android. Well, somewhat. Apps In...

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BlackBerry Messenger Sees Millions Of Downloads On Other Platforms

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BlackBerry, as a company, is struggling right now. That’s not a big secret, especially considering its recent losses and laying off nearly half the company. But it can take heart in the fact that while people may not like their phones, they really, really like BlackBerry Messenger. Successful Software BlackBerry...

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Push Is The First Fitness Tracker To Track Your Strength

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Fitness trackers are pretty popular; strap some sensors to your wrist or ankle, fire up the app, and you can find out how many steps you take and how many calories you’re burning. But there is a pretty crucial missing piece of that equation: Strength. Push is an attempt to...

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Blue May Justify Google Glass To Baseball Nerds

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A lot of people are excited for Google Glass. I am not among their number; I think it’s going to revolutionize industry and public service, but as a consumer product, meh. It’s the Betamax of personal gadgets. And I don’t really like baseball either, but I’ve got to admit, Blue...

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Dryft: A Keyboard That Fits Around Your Fingers

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Most of us, these days, are touch typists. Tablet keyboards are decidedly not built for touch typists. Unless that software keyboard happens to be engineered by the team at Swype. Finger Detection The first and most basic idea is actually pretty simple: Dryft is designed to sense when your fingers...

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Ematic FunTab Pro Tablet Review

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oung children may be smart enough to know how to use a tablet, but how much better if it is it made with the child in mind? And is designed to better suit small hands? That’s where the FunTab Pro comes in. This 7-inch Android-based tablet has an ergonomic shape...

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Beddit Uses Sensors To Track Your Sleeping Habits

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One of the big ideas in health recently can essentially be boiled down to “covering yourself with sensors to quantify exactly what’s happening to your body at all times.” OK, so maybe that’s not really “boiling it down”, but you get the idea. Just keep an eye out for Fuelbands...

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Receiptmate Makes Tax Prep Easy

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Getting ready for tax season sucks, especially if you haven’t been saving all your receipts from the year. Trying to find them all can be a headache and you might even miss some important deductions because of it. If you’re always scrambling for last minute receipts, then you need to...

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VLC Is Finally Back For iPad and iPhone

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VLC is the Swiss Army Knife of video playback. You can throw a lot of video and audio codecs at it, and VLC will just kind of yawn and play back your video quickly and fluidly. If that sounds like something useful for tablets, you’d be correct. Unfortunately, it’s been...