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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.

Wahoo Balance Smartphone Scale: Wireless Weigh-Ins to Combat the Holidays

Wahoo Balance Smartphone Scale: Wireless Weigh-Ins to Combat the Holidays
It’s never good when your bathroom scale gives you inconsistent readings. That’s probably one of the reasons why people seem to like these new high-tech scales that can track your weight history via your smartphone. There aren’t too many available on the market yet, so it’s good to see more alternatives popping up like this one from Wahoo Fitness.

Minecraft Reality for iOS Takes In-Game Creations to the Real World, No 3D Printing Needed

Minecraft Reality for iOS Takes In-Game Creations to the Real World, No 3D Printing Needed
There are already a handful of ways to bring – or at least replicate – your Minecraft masterpieces to the real world. But if you’re looking for a cheap route, check out this Mojang-approved iOS app made by 13th lab.

Amazon Instant Video App Hits Nintendo Wii U

Amazon Instant Video App Hits Nintendo Wii U
Nintendo has bee working from early on to position the new Nintendo Wii U game console as more than just for gamers. To emphasize this point, the console has launched with a number of entertainment applications for streaming video.

Android 4.2 Flaw Deletes December… You’re a Mean One, Mister Grinch.

Android 4.2 Flaw Deletes December… You’re a Mean One, Mister Grinch.
If you happen to have a birthday to remember during the month of December, Android has done you a favor and deleted the month for you. Apparently, there is a bug in Android 4.2 Jelly Bean that affects the People app preventing you from selecting the month of December.

William Shatner Launches iPhone App Called Shatoetry: Oh, Shat!

William Shatner Launches iPhone App Called Shatoetry: Oh, Shat!
I think it’s safe to say everyone knows William Shatner, whether it’s from Star Trek, T.J. Hooker,  various TV commercials, or Psych. Shat is particularly well known for his “larger than life” acting style and being a generally over-the-top guy.

Check The Weather iPhone App Claims “Hyper-Accurate” Weather Predictions

Check The Weather iPhone App Claims “Hyper-Accurate” Weather Predictions
I do like weather apps, but the strange thing is that when I open the ones that I have on my smartphone, they all end up saying something slightly different. While this could be problematic, it would probably all be solved by one weather app with better predictions.

Viper SmartStart Siri Support Lets You Start Your Car with Your Voice

Viper SmartStart Siri Support Lets You Start Your Car with Your Voice
Viper is one of the better-know automotive accessory companies out there when it comes to keyless entry systems, remote starting systems, and car alarms. One of the coolest products the company offers is its Viper SmartStart system that uses your smartphone as the controller.

LarkLife Activity Band Motivates Exercise with Technology

LarkLife Activity Band Motivates Exercise with Technology
Activity bracelets and other fitness gadgets are a great way to get motivated to get into shape. Instead of relying on paltry humans, your love for gadgets will keep you running when the lactic acid starts to settle into your legs!

Lockitron Relaunches, Locks Down More Features

Lockitron Relaunches, Locks Down More Features
Apigy made waves last year when they released the Lockitron, a door lock system that was remotely operated via phones. They’ve recently unveiled a significantly improved version of the device, adding tons of new features at a much lower price.

Bad Piggies Hits #1 in App Store in Just 3 Hours

Bad Piggies Hits #1 in App Store in Just 3 Hours
Rovio is well-known as the developer and publisher of the insanely popular video game Angry Birds. This week, the company launched a new game called Bad Piggies that is told from the pigs point of view.

LIFX: Smartphone-Controlled LED Lightbulb: There’s An App For That!

LIFX: Smartphone-Controlled LED Lightbulb: There’s An App For That!
Have you ever wanted to control the lights with your smartphone? Now you can, thanks to LIFX Smartbulbs. There have been already some LED lightbulbs that could be controlled by a remote. Now, you can use an app to control the mood of your room – or your entire house – from the comfort of your phone.

RISR: The App/Sensor That Reads Body Language for You

RISR: The App/Sensor That Reads Body Language for You
You’ve probably wanted at some point in time to be able to fully engage your date or a client. Here’s another tool to help you accomplish your goal. RISR is a “sensor web” that will help you get the most out of each conversation.

YouTube Launches Official iPhone App

YouTube Launches Official iPhone App
I bet many iPhone users spend a lot of time streaming video from YouTube on their smartphones when they have time to kill. The iPhone has had native support for YouTube since day one, but thanks to its ongoing war with Google, Apple announced not too long ago that it would be discontinuing support for YouTube natively with iOS 6 (and more than likely with the iPhone 5).

BERO ‘Bot: The Customizeable Smartphone-Controlled Robot

BERO ‘Bot: The Customizeable Smartphone-Controlled Robot
Hackable toys are nothing new, but there’s something appealing about pulling a ‘bot out of your pocket and remote-controlling it from your smartphone. I’m sure that some of the flying mini drones would also fit the bill, but the BERO (Be The Robot) looks pretty cool too.

People Search Hits Netflix on Xbox 360

People Search Hits Netflix on Xbox 360
Netflix has offered what it calls its People Search feature on the PS3 for a while. Anyone that used Netflix on the PS3 and has conducted a search for a movie has used the function whether you knew it or not.