‘Apps’ Posts

Pizza Compass for iPhone Steers You Toward Nearby Pizzerias

If you use an iPhone and love pizza, a new app wants to be your personal pizzeria navigator. Pizza Compass is a simple solution to those on-the-go hunger cravings, using data from Foursquare to find the most convenient places to grab a slice. The app’s creator, Daniel Blackman, got the idea while out with friends. ...

8 Open-Source Programs You Should Have

Open-Source Software (OSS) is computer software whose creator/owner leaves the development and distribution rights available to the public. Anyone that wants to and is able to can take a crack at making it better. And all of it is free. Because of this OSS can be some of the most useful and adaptive software out ...

5 Personal Matchmakers Available For Your Phone

Many college students are told that they’ll never have more opportunities to meet people than in college. This may be true, but what about beyond those ivy walls? Whether a college student wants an easier way to meet someone on their campus or wants to look beyond the world of academia, it’s never been easier. ...

7 Ways To Send Emails In The Future

To send emails in the future has been something everyone wanted, but it never came as a service in any of the dominant free email websites. Thank goodness for enterprising appreneurs and appeneers. Their ingenuity has brought forth several services that are (mostly) free and usually allied with your online email account. WATCH—Hack Tricks: Gmail ...

Google Now for the iPhone Takes on Siri

Google Now for the iPhone Takes on Siri

Google Now, the search giant’s mobile assistant, has officially made its way to the iPhone in the latest update to the Google Search app for iOS. Up until now, the feature was only available on Android devices running version 4.1 (Jelly Bean) or higher. The tool uses information gathered from your location and browsing history ...

Force Yourself Up with Walk Me Up for Android

If you’re looking to get serious about waking up, you need an alarm that takes the job of waking you up seriously. Walk Me Up for Android is just that app; an alarm for those that need an extra push to get up for those early classes. Using your phone’s accelerometer, Walk Me Up will ...

Mailbox for iPhone Now Available Without Reservation

The popular iOS Gmail client, Mailbox, has thrown out its highly publicized reservation system and made the app available for all to download. Mailbox exploded onto the scene back in February, quickly becoming one of the most talked about apps thanks to its ability to simplify an inbox using mobile-friendly mechanics and an easy-to-use interface. ...

Coding Bootcamp Could Land You a High-Paying Tech Job After Nine Weeks

As graduation looms for the class of 2013, a new kind of school is preparing to transform code novices into employable Silicon Valley developers during a nine-week coding bootcamp. Designed to teach students exactly what they’ll need to land an entry-level developer position, coding bootcamps cut the fluff average computer science students encounter during college. ...

Status Board for iPad is a Dashboard for Data

Panic, developer of high-end code editor Coda, has released a new productivity app called Status Board, which gives data and information addicts a customizable dashboard for everything that matters. Status Board’s single screen is filled with panels that can be resized and transformed to fit any need. Though only a few panels are ready at ...

Will My Phone Run Facebook Home?

Yesterday, Facebook announced that it was taking over your phone. The company unveiled a set of apps called “Facebook Home” for Android smartphones that will transform your device into a social hub of Facebook photos, status updates, and notifications. So no, Home will not run on your iPhone or Windows Phone. Facebook Home will function ...

Appy Hour: Get Flow ($30 Off)

Whether you’re working on a major project or tackling a few chores around the house, Flow makes creating, organizing, and collaborating on tasks easy. While Flow lets you run your personal life more efficiently, it also provides the platform to collaborate with others on shared tasks. Collaboration on projects is simple. You can invite friends/colleagues/classmates ...