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Category: Software

Ubuntu for Phones: the Not-Mobile OS

Ubuntu for Phones: the Not-Mobile OS
Earlier this year, Canonical threw its hat into the mobile arena when it announced Ubuntu for Android, a variant of the open source operating system that can be installed on phones already running Android. But today the company unveiled Ubuntu for Phones.

The Real Bruce Wayne Has Five Parents, All of Them Guys

The Real Bruce Wayne Has Five Parents, All of Them Guys
Redditor morphinapg used a freeware program called Sqirlz Morph to mash together the faces of actors who have played Batman and make this composite image. The features of the man below is an even blend of Adam West, Michael Keaton, Val Kilmer, George Clooney and Christian Bale.

Auxo App Switcher Will Make You Want to Jailbreak Your iOS Device

Auxo App Switcher Will Make You Want to Jailbreak Your iOS Device
Even though iOS has gone through six major revisions, multitasking remains one of the weakest facets of Apple’s mobile devices. A clever designer has set out to change all that and designed an app switcher that is still simple and easy to use but is far more useful than Apple’s approach.

Instagram Class-Action Lawsuit Demands Right to File Class-Action Lawsuits

Instagram Class-Action Lawsuit Demands Right to File Class-Action Lawsuits
Yowza, it hasn’t been the best month for Instagram. After changing their terms of service to allow them to use images for advertising purposes – and facing a huge backlash by its users, Instagram came back and redacted the changes.

Facebook Poke Mobile: This Message Will Self-Destruct in 5 Seconds

Facebook Poke Mobile: This Message Will Self-Destruct in 5 Seconds
It seems there is always someone Poking you on Facebook. To be honest, I’ve never replied to Pokes since they’re pretty silly, but Facebook has recently launched a new mobile app that will take things beyond the usual Poke.

WhatsApp Messenger: Now Free for iOS

WhatsApp Messenger: Now Free for iOS
WhatsApp is arguably one of the most popular cross-platform messenger apps available out there. Though until now, WhatsApp hasn’t been free on iOS. You had to shell out $0.99 to get it on your iPhone. Well, for a limited time, WhatsApp is free.

Pixel Fireplace Trades Warmth for a Word Game

Pixel Fireplace Trades Warmth for a Word Game
We already posted a pixelated – and fake – fireplace, but if you want something that’s more interactive – but still fake – fireplace, check out Ted Martens’ program, Pixel Fireplace.

Mailbox: One Mobile Mail App to Rule Them All?

Mailbox: One Mobile Mail App to Rule Them All?
Unlike Mr. Technabob and his hundreds of emails a day, I don’t receive that many messages and use Inbox Zero to manage messages, I can check my email only a couple of times a day and still empty it out completely.

Comcast Xfinity TV Player App Allows Subscribers to Watch Shows Offline

Comcast Xfinity TV Player App Allows Subscribers to Watch Shows Offline
If you’re a customer of cable provider Comcast, a new app update is available for you on Apple and Android devices. The app is the Xfinity TV Player App and it will allow you to download TV shows and movies directly to your mobile device to play offline and on the go.

1 Second Everyday App: So You Can Watch 10 Years of Your Life in an Hour

1 Second Everyday App: So You Can Watch 10 Years of Your Life in an Hour
How much can you capture in one second? I used to think you wouldn’t be able to get much from just one second, but it turns out that instant might be all you need to sum up your day.

Mark Your Territory: Be the Mayor of Pee-Town

Mark Your Territory: Be the Mayor of Pee-Town
I’ve never been a huge fan of check-in apps like Foursquare because I never really saw the need to inform everyone in my social network about my whereabouts. That’s just not me. But if you enjoy letting people know where you’ve been (or just like peeing in public), then you might find this concept called Mark Your Territory interesting.

Slice Keyboard Replaces Your Virtual Keyboard With a Couple of Pies

Slice Keyboard Replaces Your Virtual Keyboard With a Couple of Pies
If the typical QWERTY keyboard just doesn’t cut it for you, then you might find a worthy alternative in the Slice keyboard. Slice is rotary keyboard where users are expected to keep at least two of their fingers on-screen while they type.

Rhapsody Launches SongMatch Android Music Identification App

Rhapsody Launches SongMatch Android Music Identification App
Recently I picked up a shiny new iPhone 5 and handed down my old Android smartphone to my daughter. She’s too young to really need a smartphone, but it’s nice to be able to know where she is in the neighborhood anytime.

Foldify App Lets Everyone Be a Papercraft Artist

Foldify App Lets Everyone Be a Papercraft Artist
While there are a lot of free downloadable foldable papercraft templates online – we’ve actually featured a few of them – I’m sure many of you wished you could create custom ones yourself. Your wish has been granted.

Winulator Runs Windows 95 & 98 Games on Android

Winulator Runs Windows 95 & 98 Games on Android
Technology is quickly catching up to satisfy our nostalgia. We have modders making amalgams of old consoles, calculators that can run Pokémon and now this, a prime contender for Technabob’s non-existent app of the year awards – an app that lets Android devices run Windows 95 & 98 games.

SPUN City News Urban Guide App Help You Find the Best Stuff in Town

SPUN City News Urban Guide App Help You Find the Best Stuff in Town
Remember when you used to need a map or city guide in order to find what was best when you visited family or friends, or just moved to a new place? That’s so old school. The free SPUN app makes this all a thing of the past thanks to its geo-targeted “what’s happening” app.

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