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The world around you is filled with thousands of places to visit and dozens of guide books to those very places. Ditch the printed word and go with Google’s new app Field Trip. It offers extremely localized places to visit nearby without straying too far from what you’d like.[...]
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The world of sandbox games–games in which you can modify the world around you–is an awesome one. What about games actually about sand? Turns out, they’re pretty awesome too. Burning Sand 3 is a free game that lets you combine 60 different elements in various ways to create a cool [...]Read More »
It’s an age-old classic: the game where you slide across the ice, unable to stop until you hit a wall, trying to get to the ending spot by bouncing off of things. The Gem Hunt brings this all to Android, but instead of ice, it’s a very slippery dino.[...]
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The App Market is flooded with list and task apps, because everyone has their own way of organizing their lives. So many of the apps in this genre also involve traveling through multiple screens, which can be impractical for power users. Droplist provides a whole different avenue for dealing with [...]Read More »
Have you ever found yourself coming way tot close to your data plan limit? Have already gone over the limit a couple times? With companies expanding their 4G LTE coverage across the United States, many wireless companies have been trying to phase out unlimited data plans. As a result, having [...]Read More »
When I am looking for games, I usually look for ones that have excellent retina graphics, are quite fun to play, and provide a quality challenge. Blockado Mountain is that type of game!
What is it and what does it do
Blockado Mountain is a puzzle app that [...]Read More »
Stock + is an app that will give you a stock ticker right on your Mac. It is very useful if you have an extensive stock portfolio and have difficulty keeping track of everything. It is also incredibly useful if you are doing stock-related business and need to keep up [...]Read More »
CCleaner is a fantastic program that will give you powerful tools to clean and optimize your Mac. This app is great if you think your Mac’s speed has been below average. It will also be great if you know that you have a lot of useless files clogging up your [...]Read More »
Reeder is an elegant application that will sync with your Google Reader sources. This is incredibly useful if you rely on the internet as your primary source for news. It will allow you to keep up with as many news sources as you want. It can also be useful if [...]Read More »
Internet Explorer has a bad rap when it comes to security, primarily thanks to the prolonged usage of IE6 by the general public. If an independently-conducted study is to be believed, Microsoft has really turned things around with Internet Explorer 9. More specifically, a study by NSS Labs says Internet [...]Read More »
Remember that browser choice screen Microsoft promised to include in all EU-destined Windows PCs from 2009 onwards? That same browser choice screen Microsoft “accidentally” forgot to include in Windows 8 but has now promised to add it? Yeah, well, despite Microsoft’s assurance, EU regulators have finalized their probe into Microsoft [...]Read More »
What happens when Apple stumbles with a product release? The competition take advantage of the opportunity, of course. One such example is everyone from Nokia to Samsung poking fun at the failure of iOS Maps. Apparently there is only so much iSheep can take because they are now hitting back, [...]Read More »
Trying to mimic Chrome, last year Mozilla introduced a rapid release cycle for Firefox — Mozilla decided they would release a new major version of Firefox every six weeks or so. This resulted in Firefox, which used to see roughly one major release every year, going from Firefox 4 to [...]Read More »
Everyone has their own way of dealing with a breakup. Some people cry, some sleep with every person of the preferred gender they meet, while others beat their cat. What is that I hear you asking — how does a Linux user deal with a breakup? My, I’m so glad [...]Read More »
NASA space shuttle flies over Los Angeles at low altitude with two jet escorts [Amazing Photo of the Day]
We know nature is beautiful. Seeing as most of us live in a man-dominated world, viewing photos of nature is often an enjoyable task. Sometimes, however, man-made objects are also beautiful (in their own way). While a NASA space shuttle may not be as aesthetically pleasing as, say, an aurora [...]Read More »
One of the coolest things about Firefox is that it’s available in both installable and entirely thumbdrive-based portable editions. If you’re a user of the portable version, however, you might find it annoying that you can’t run the installed version at the same time as the version located on your [...]Read More »
Handy as Windows 7′s taskbar may be for launching all of your favorite apps and programs, it’s still not perfect. There’s still no official way, after three years, to dock specific files on your taskbar–only programs, and within their jumplists, files. Winstep Nexus is a beautiful dock that, along with [...]Read More »
So few games released today are slow, relaxing puzzlers. That’s what makes MetroPuzzle stand out: rather than being all about rushing as fast as you can, it makes you stop and think. It’s all about the relationships between the blocks themselves, and trying to remove the central white shape by [...]Read More »
Quick! What’s the chemical formula for Aspartic acid? No? How about the formula for the definition of an integral? Formulae is a free app for Android that brings a handy quick reference guide to chemistry and mathematics to your device in an easy to read format–and with it, you can [...]Read More »
What is it and what does it do
Hojoki brings together dozens of online services and combines them into one huge stream, allowing you to view updates to every service at once and work even faster. It lets you collaborate using Google Drive, Dropbox, and more, all from a [...]Read More »
Android 4.1 “Jelly Bean” ushered in only a few major changes. One of those changes? Expandable notifications. While seemingly not a very big deal at first glance, these allow you to view whatever information you need without even leaving whatever you’re doing. Notif is a free app that extends that [...]Read More »
Back in the late 70′s, Rummikub became a bestselling game in the United States and still is sold to this day. If you were a fan of Rummikub or like Rummy-like games, then you will enjoy OkeyOnline.
What is it and what does it do
OkeyOnline is a [...]Read More »
Many iPhone users are concerned about the security of their photos and/or videos. Whether it is a snooping parent, a curios young child, or you’re just handing in your phone for service, any of these situations could make a user uncomfortable. Safety Photo+Video is an app that takes care of [...]Read More »
Are you always looking for some new recipes to try? Are you sick of the typical written cookbooks? If so, then give BigOven a try. It is a giant cookbook for your iPhone.
What is it and what does it do
BigOven is a database of over 250,000 [...]Read More »
BetterSnapTool is a great application that will help manage your application windows. This app is great for people who are constantly multi-tasking. It really helps when you have to have multiple windows open at the same time. It will be very useful in keeping you from having to switch back [...]Read More »
Snapheal is a great program that puts powerful picture editing tools at your fingertips. Snapheal is useful if you have a picture that has objects in the background that you don’t like, or if there are any imperfections that you want to erase. You can essentially think of Snapheal as [...]Read More »
The Unarchiver is a program that will decompress and unarchive nearly any file on your Mac. This is especially useful if you are constantly downloading files from the internet. It is nearly impossible to download lots of files these days without running into compressed files. This app makes those files [...]Read More »
Did you think Barnes & Noble was going to sit back and let Amazon have all the spot light? If so, you couldn’t be more wrong. Barnes & Noble, which entered the fray last year with eReaders that quickly evolved into full-blown Android tablets, has revealed two new Nook tablets: [...]Read More »
Apple ditched Google Maps because Google would not bring turn-by-turn, voice-guided navigation to iOS
There has been a new development in the ongoing iOS Maps drama. Apparently the reason Apple ditched Google Maps and went for iOS Maps is because Google would not bring one important feature to iOS.
Quoting “multiple sources familiar with Apple’s thinking”, AllThingsD is reporting Google and Apple had a [...]Read More »
Google Play offers OfficeSuite Pro 6 and various other apps for $0.25, to celebrate 25 billion Android app downloads
Google regularly runs sales on Play Store to celebrate various occasions. The latest sale is celebrating 25 billion Android app download and sees “top apps” discounted to $0.25 for a limited time. Admittedly most of the apps are games but one app is bound to draw a lot of attention [...]Read More »
Be careful what you rent — rent-to-own computers from seven companies spied on users, stealing passwords and photographing… sex
You know those scary stories you hear about how a hacker took control of someone’s webcam and videotaped or photographed them without their knowledge? Yeah, well, it turns out hackers aren’t the only ones doing such things — companies that rent out computers do such things, too.
The Federal Trade [...]Read More »
Getting your HTC One S rooted will help you get free and do many things such as install custom ROM’s, do many advanced tasks such as modding your device configuration in most of the possible ways to suit your needs; features which are alien to unrooted devices.
Disclaimer: This guide [...]Read More »
Who likes poking fun at the world’s most valuable company? I sure do and apparently so do the artists at Joy of Tech. The following is another comic poking fun at iOS Maps. This time, to add salt to the wound, Siri is thrown in the fray. Check it [...]Read More »
We have already seen lions and their cub strolling in the middle of the road. Want to see another similar inspirational photo? Look no further than the photograph I have to show you today.
The following is a photo of a cheetah and what is presumably her cub. Check it [...]Read More »