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Fabulous Beasts Stacks Jenga on Skylanders

Fabulous Beasts Stacks Jenga on Skylanders
Popular toys-to-life games such as Skylanders and the Amiibo platform mainly use the physical figures as save files or keys, and most of the interaction is present in the video game half. But Sensible Object used a classic party game genre to turn the tables.

Mogees Turns Any Object Into Any Musical Instrument: Play All the Things!

Mogees Turns Any Object Into Any Musical Instrument: Play All the Things!
There are different gadgets that can turn bodies, steering wheels or food into musical instruments. Now you can turn pretty much any rigid solid object into an instrument using just one device: Mogees. Mogees consists of a very sensitive contact microphone and an iOS app.

Smartphone Controlled Boat: App the Creek

Smartphone Controlled Boat: App the Creek
In 2012, the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) teamed up with Royal College of Art product design students to create functional and innovative chairs out of American hardwood. So Thomas Gottelier and Bobby Petersen made a boat.

The Everything Machine Graphical Programming App for Kids: Visual Basic

The Everything Machine Graphical Programming App for Kids: Visual Basic
We’ve seen a couple of electronics kits with graphical programming interfaces for beginners. There’s also a similar environment for Arduino. The Everything Machine is a graphical programming sandbox for hardware that many people already have: a mobile device.

Final Fantasy Portal News App Junctioned with Triple Triad

Final Fantasy Portal News App Junctioned with Triple Triad
Hold on to your Laguna card. First launched in Japan, Square Enix’s Final Fantasy news app Final Fantasy Portal is already available in English for Android devices. To convince you to read things like how awesome Final Fantasy XV will be when it launches after the apocalypse, the app comes with the legendary card mini-game Triple Triad.

Density People Counter: The Tally King

Density People Counter: The Tally King
Introverts rejoice! A new company called Density has come up with a real-time system to find out if a location is crowded using a fairly simple sensor and a mobile app. Density’s sensor simply detects when someone (or something) passes in front of it.

Remote AR Augmented Reality Troubleshooting App: Call a Friend 2.0

Remote AR Augmented Reality Troubleshooting App: Call a Friend 2.0
We’ve seen a couple of ways for augmented reality technology to train or enhance one’s knowledge in real time, even if the teacher isn’t in the same location as the learner. ScopeAR’s Remote AR app is a lot like that, but it’s geared towards troubleshooting.

Grand Theft Auto 5 Interactive Map for Real iFruits and Fruit PCs

Grand Theft Auto 5 Interactive Map for Real iFruits and Fruit PCs
Grand Theft Auto 5 has a couple of useful official apps, but they’re nothing compared to Oisin O’Neill’s interactive and searchable GTA V map. The map has over 2000 locations separated into 50 categories, which you can toggle on or off individually.

Cydia Impactor Unjailbreaks iOS Devices: Rewalled Garden

Cydia Impactor Unjailbreaks iOS Devices: Rewalled Garden
Normally, a jailbroken iOS device can be reverted back to the stock iOS setup by restoring it on iTunes. But restoring means your device will receive the latest version of iOS, which might not be compatible with jailbreak tools.

Screentendo Turns Your Screen into a Playable Super Mario Level

Screentendo Turns Your Screen into a Playable Super Mario Level
Here’s a great time waster that will have you playing around for hours when you should be working. Screentendo is a desktop app that lets you to turn any part of your computer screen into a playable Super Mario Bros.

Fan Crafts Hearthstone Golden Card Animated Wallpapers

Fan Crafts Hearthstone Golden Card Animated Wallpapers
Hey everyone, get in here and check out these Android live wallpapers based on a couple of animation from Hearthstone‘s golden cards. Redditor daniel_mendel didn’t simply copy the animations from Blizzard’s game. He searched for pictures of the card art and then added the animated bits himself.

Goat Attack Will Get Your Victim’s Goat

Goat Attack Will Get Your Victim’s Goat
You know that you love to torture your friends with goat images and videos and also goat puns. There’s something very fun about sharing goat media. And that’s why Goat Attack exists. It is an online service that will text goat pics and puns to your friend’s phones.

Vaptur iOS App Records Moments That Already Happened: A Clip to the Past

Vaptur iOS App Records Moments That Already Happened: A Clip to the Past
iOS devices have good cameras but limited storage, so recording videos on them can be a hassle especially if you’re only waiting for a particular moment to happen. That’s what the new app Vaptur is trying to solve.

Augmented Reality Tattoo: AltAR Ego

Augmented Reality Tattoo: AltAR Ego
We’ve featured a few augmented reality tattoos before, but in all of them the QR code or bar code were visible, if not the only figure drawn onto the skin. Illustrator Sutu’s take on the permanent trick hides the magic in plain sight.

Autodesk 123D Tinkerplay User-friendly 3D Action Figure Creator: A Real Amateur Hero

Autodesk 123D Tinkerplay User-friendly 3D Action Figure Creator: A Real Amateur Hero
A couple of years ago, Autodesk 123D released Creature, an iPad app that makes it easy to create single piece 3D characters. This month the company released Tinkerplay, a mobile app that lets you design poseable characters and prepare them for 3D printing.

Star Wars Card Trader App: Your Lack of Gum Is Disturbing

Star Wars Card Trader App: Your Lack of Gum Is Disturbing
For anyone who grew up with the original Star Wars trading cards, this new app available on Apple’s App Store right now, will be a blast from the past. Topps has just released the Star Wars: Card Trader app which chronicles the classic Star Wars card archives from all the way back to 1977.