Posts Tagged: "Apps"


Spam Alert Destroys Spam Calls On Your iPhone 5S


“Legitimate” telemarketing, such as it is, is largely a thing of the past. As more and more people ditch landlines for mobile phones, telemarketing runs smack into a legal brick wall. Which doesn’t mean, however, that you’re not getting unwanted calls. That’s where Spam Alert comes in. But Why Do...


Jelly Is The Best App You Never Knew You Needed


When we have a problem, it’s tough to know what to do sometimes. Sometimes we don’t even know the question to ask. If there’s someone around who’s been in the same situation they can almost always help you out, but these days not only do so many of us not...


VSCO Cam Comes To Android


Visual Supply Company has finally brought its popular iOS camera app, VSCO Cam, to Android. And it’s well worth the wait; this is the free camera app photography nerds on Android have been waiting for. Android Does Photos You might think, with the fact that the app has in-app purchases,...

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What Google’s Planning For Google Glass


Google Glass is still a hard product to get your hands on, not least because Google is limiting the supply. But increasingly it’s looking like we’re going to get a shot at Glass as a consumer product sooner rather than later, and Google wants to ensure we’ve got the necessary...


Nike+ Move App Arrives For iPhone 5S


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...


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...


BlackBerry Messenger Sees Millions Of Downloads On Other Platforms


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...


Push Is The First Fitness Tracker To Track Your Strength


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...


Blue May Justify Google Glass To Baseball Nerds


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...


Dryft: A Keyboard That Fits Around Your Fingers


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...