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Apple planning on launching streaming radio service, to take a bite out of the likes of Pandora and Spotify [Rumor]
Ever since my fiancee turned me on to Spotify, I’ve been hooked on streaming radio.
No, I didn’t come into it with Pandora like so many others. In fact, I’ve been known to resist new technologies and services until they’re proven.…Read More »
Are you looking for a plain, bare-bones notes app for Windows? ResophNotes provides a simultaneously clean-looking and featureful notes app that even synchronizes with Simplenote, a free online note synchronization account service.
The integration with Simplenote allows you to access your notes on the go with the official Simplenote app for Android and iOS.…Read More »
People don’t generally realize how much they depend on jotting things down until their desks are covered with little pickies of paper with unrecognizably blurred pencil smudges on them.If you’re one of those people, and you’re looking to upgrade to The Cloud, try CintaNotes.…Read More »
Do you enjoy reading your RSS feeds, or feel otherwise compelled to read them? Are you a fan of cloud feed synchronization services, especially Google Reader? Do you absolutely love the color pink? If you answered yes to all of those questions, Flux is no doubt the RSS reader for you.…Read More »
If you’re a seasoned computer user, you (hopefully) know the #1 rule of important data: back it up! Losing data is not fun, but losing data when you don’t have a backup is terrible. That’s why you should always back up your computer… and your mini computers.…Read More »
Your personal data is private. Everyone knows that (except Facebook). But sometimes you have to or want to hand your phone over to someone–perhaps a friend, or a family member–do do something like look at a photo you took or a song you have.…Read More »
Scrolling LED signs are actually pretty cool. They’re effective ways of communicating over a large distance without using your voice, meaning they work great in crowded areas. Ledify! brings that experience to your phone: it lets you create large, scrolling messages to show to anyone that can see them.…Read More »
iPharmacy is your all-in-one utility for prescription medications. The app contains relevant information on over 20,000 medications, making iPharmacy an outstanding prescription reference guide. You will find information on indications & usage, dosage, adverse reactions, contraindications, warnings, overdosage, identification, and interactions of each medication.…Read More »
Multi Edit is an all-in-one contacts manager particularly for those who keep a messy address book. The app provides the ability to find and merge duplicate contacts by name, phone number, or email address. Multi Edit will create a full backup of all your contacts in one click, which can be sent to your email or copied/moved between iCloud, Exchange or your iOS address book.…Read More »
Instant Heart Rate is a heart rate measurement tool for your iOS device. The app works the same as a medical pulse oximeter by detecting the pulse in your fingertip. This is accomplished by tracking color changes on the surface of your fingertip, which changes every time your heart beats and new blood flows through.…Read More »
I remember a winter when we used to live in New York City. That winter New York was hit by a huge snowstorm, one that dumped so much snow that cars were literally buried in the stuff. Not only did I lose the car keys in the snow, that snowstorm was a pretty bad storm even by New York standards.…Read More »
Remember the Goophone i5? You know, the Android-powered iPhone 5 clone a Chinese company built based on iPhone 5 rumors. Yeah, well, as it turns out not only did the Chinese firm built a knock-off iPhone 5 before the real iPhone 5 hit the streets, but the firm has also now patented the leaked iPhone 5 design — or should I say the Goophone i5 design — in China.…Read More »
What does it take to screw in an iPhone 5? The hands of students, of course.
Chinese newspaper ShanghaiDaily is reporting “thousands” of students from the eastern Chinese city of Huai’an in the Jiangsu province are being forced to attend “internships” in which they work in a Foxconn factory assembling iPhone 5s.…Read More »
Remember when the Galaxy S III sold over 10 million units in less than two months? Yeah, well, that is a thing of the past because Samsung has now sold over 20 million Galaxy S III units. And guess what? They have done it in 100 days.…Read More »
Jeff Bezos wants you to know exactly how much money you will be saving by buying his LTE tablet over Apple’s. The carrot Bezos is dangling over your head? “Over $400.”
According to a calculation Amazon has put together, you will be saving $410 during the first year if you purchase the 8.9-inch Amazon Kindle Fire HD LTE over the new iPad LTE.…Read More »
Amazon today revealed two new Kindle Fire HD tablets plus a refreshed Kindle Fire. Amazon was keen to boast about how awesome the tablets are despite their relatively low price tag. What Amazon neglected to mention is these new Kindle Fires are all ad-supported.…Read More »
Amazon launched the Kindle Fire last year for $199. To compete against the Kindle Fire, Google teamed up with ASUS to release the Nexus 7 earlier this year. Most, if not all, independent reviews agree the Nexus 7 bested the original Kindle Fire, not only in hardware but software too.…Read More »
Original Kindle Fire price is dropped to $159, comes with better battery life, more memory, and faster processor than before
The original Kindle Fire debuted last year at an industry-shaking price point of $199. Now that Amazon has superseded the original Kindle Fire with the $199/$299 Kindle Fire HDs, Amazon is dropping the price of and refreshing the original Kindle Fire.…Read More »
After Motorola’s and Nokia’s revelations yesterday, it is Amazon’s turn. As expected, today Amazon has unveiled two new tablets today: 7-inch Kindle Fire HD and 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HD.
The 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HD is, obviously, the superior device between the two.…Read More »
“Private Browsing” mode in Firefox 15 and higher is broken, reveals surfing activity according to reports
Firefox’s “Private Browsing” mode is a mode in which you can use Firefox to surf the web without Firefox storing any data on where you have been, what you did, etc. In other words, Private Browsing is supposed to make it so you leave no trace on your computer of your Internet activity.…Read More »
There are boring, simple puzzle games. Then there are wacky, complicated puzzle games. But probably the most interesting of all is the category of puzzle game that appears to be incredibly simple, but turns out to be extremely devious. Blueprint, a game in which you need to connect all the points over the dotted lines without going over any of them twice, falls into that last category.…Read More »
You’re watching a movie on your laptop. It’s 3am, so of course you have your headphones in. Suddenly, you realize it’s Transformers, and you just got to the explosion scene! If you didn’t have Sound Lock installed, your ears would probably be dead by now.…Read More »
What would you say if I told you I could give you three new monitors… for free? Though it’s not exactly the same thing, nSpaces certainly helps give you more space for windows using the idea of virtual desktops.
If you’re a Linux or Mac OS X user, you probably already know all about virtual desktops.…Read More »
Are you a fan of Tetris-style games? If you are, you might be interested in Cubifice. It’s similar to Jewels, but instead of trying to remove the most blocks possible, you have to get the blocks to fall perfectly into the white outline at the bottom.…Read More »
Are you a fan of physics? My love of the science keeps me grounded and down to Earth. Radiant Particles is a freemium live wallpaper in which thousands of particles are pulled together through the attractive forces of simulated physics.
As the particles spin around, they eventually begin to settle.…Read More »
Torrenting can be both productive and entertaining. It can also help you download common, large files such as ROM updates, operating systems, and other, less legal content. Until recently, unfortunately, there was no good way to torrent from your smartphone or tablet.…Read More »
Tristis is a logic game that throws in a little mathematics. You are given a five by five grid that contains a handful of numbers, with another group of numbers on the right. The numbers in the square grid are on grey chips that are completely static and therefore cannot move.…Read More »
Highlight by Cohdoo can simply transform your audio recordings. If you are a researcher, do a lot of interviews, listen to lectures, or do pretty much anything else with an audio recorder, this app could greatly boost your productivity. Picture yourself in school (or back in school) taking notes.…Read More »
HiCalc Pro (Calculator – 12 in 1) is a tremendous upgrade over the current iOS default calculator. It doesn’t just give you a few upgrades for its small price tag, but rather provides twelve different calculators in one package. HiCalc Pro provides the typical basic & scientific calculator, a currency convertor, a unit converter, a finance calculator, a date-time calculator, a constants library, an equation solver, a statistics calculator, a base converter, a graphing utility, and even throws in the typical tip calculator.…Read More »
Think Ashraf, think. What type of clever introduction can you write for a photo of mama lion and sister lion out on a walk with little lion in the middle of a dirt road surrounded by wild grass? Think… think… oh screw it.…Read More »
Android updates on non-Nexus devices is a drag. Not only are devices often not updated to the latest version of Android despite being relatively not-old, but confirmed updates for devices are often pushed back or delayed for so long you eventually forget about them.…Read More »
You know how you are always cautioned about clicking on any and all links you see? The reason behind this is you simply don’t know what may be behind the URL, and by the time you find it out it may be too late.…Read More »
Spam. We all get it. We all hate it. Want to have a laugh at the otherwise dry subject? Or maybe you have an electronically challenged friend who doesn’t understand the concept of spam and you want to provide them with a funny, yet semi-informative, video on what spam is.…Read More »
Password stealing trojan hits Mac OS X and Linux, declared “first in history” to affect both platforms
Russian security firm Doctor Web is reporting the discovery of a password stealing trojan that is taking aim at Mac OS X and Linux. (
Should have bought a Windows.)
According to Doctor Web, the maker of Dr. Web Anti-Virus and related products, the BackDoor.Wirenet.1 trojan (a name Dr.…Read More »
It’s a given that less is more in terms of data plans these days — in a manner of speaking, that is. AT&T and Verizon are both slapping customers with data limits based on increasingly higher prices (with the latter even dead set on dropping the last vestiges of unlimited by force with any new subsidized smartphone upgrades).…Read More »