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Augmented Reality Calendar: CalendARRRR

Augmented Reality Calendar: CalendARRRR
Last year, advertising agency We Are Royale made a 2015 calendar as a holiday gift for their friends and families. Then the agency decided to turn it into a special year-long present by making a companion mobile app that added augmented reality features to the calendar.

Pocket Points iOS App Rewards You for Not Looking at Your Phone: Fight Fire with Fire

Pocket Points iOS App Rewards You for Not Looking at Your Phone: Fight Fire with Fire
Computer Science student Rob Richardson thinks he’s found a solution to get students to stop looking at their phones: their phones. The California State University at Chico junior created Pocket Points, a location-based app that rewards students based on the length of time their iPhone is locked.

Xyze Takes & Saves Body Measurements for Online Shopping: Extra Large Convenience

Xyze Takes & Saves Body Measurements for Online Shopping: Extra Large Convenience
Clothing stores online usually have sizing guides for their products, but those guides assume that the customer knows his size. A company called Xyze is working on a way to ensure you get the right clothing size when buying online.

Remotr Lets You Play PC Games from Your Android Device

Remotr Lets You Play PC Games from Your Android Device
I know the PC gamers out there have been sitting in class or on a bus before playing a game on their Android tablet or smartphone and wished they could actually be playing one of their PC games.

‘Hotel My Phone’ App Lets You Use Someone Else’s Phone Like It Were Yours

‘Hotel My Phone’ App Lets You Use Someone Else’s Phone Like It Were Yours
It’s ironic how you seem to run out of battery when you need your phone the most. Don’t fret if you’ve got the Hotel My Phone app installed on your phone, though. Just borrow the phone of a friend, install the app, and sign into your account.

Pluggage Suitcase is for the Worldly Traveler

Pluggage Suitcase is for the Worldly Traveler
Traveling is all about having fun, touring, and shopping until it’s time to pack up and go home. It’s then that you have to deal with the hassle of cramming all those souvenirs you bought into your little ol’ suitcase.

Aeternum Jailbreak App Ports the Apple Watch Interface to iPhone: Phone

Aeternum Jailbreak App Ports the Apple Watch Interface to iPhone: Phone
Since the Apple Watch was revealed, many iPhone users have wanted to have the smartwatch’s interface on their phone. The jailbreak community quickly went to work, first with an interactive demo, then with an actual launcher that was meant mostly for testing.

Tzukuri: Sunglasses That You Can’t Lose

Tzukuri: Sunglasses That You Can’t Lose
The worst part of having a nice pair of sunglasses is losing them. Especially if they were stolen from your checked bag, and every single American Airlines employee you talk to ignores you for about five months.

Karen App Really Wants to Be Your Friend: Overly Attached App

Karen App Really Wants to Be Your Friend: Overly Attached App
Even if you use the Internet only casually – thanks for spending time here! – chances are several companies have gathered a bit of data about you, or at least your online habits. These trawlers range from big fish such as Facebook, Google or your government to obscure advertising companies and perhaps even hackers.

PhotoMath App Solves Math Equations at a Glance: Tutor or Cheater?

PhotoMath App Solves Math Equations at a Glance: Tutor or Cheater?
Most mobile devices already have a built-in calculator, and you can also get advanced calculator apps. But microBLINK’s PhotoMath app uses optical image recognition on printed equations, so that you can get the solution without even having to input a number.

App Teaches You How to Speak Dothraki

App Teaches You How to Speak Dothraki
If you are headed into Dothraki country you better know the language if you don’t want to lose your head. But don’t worry. There’s an app for that. The guy who created the Dothraki language for Game of Thrones has created a system to teach fans the language.

Cuddlr App Finds You Someone to Cuddle With

Cuddlr App Finds You Someone to Cuddle With
There are so many people on planet Earth, but sometimes, all you need is one. But if you’re far away from home and are down in the dumps, your best bet to get a hug or two or a cuddle, if you’re lucky, is through Cuddlr.

Anti Tagging App Makes You Untaggable

Anti Tagging App Makes You Untaggable
Social media has made it easier for people to – for lack of a better word – spy on other people. Wondering where your ex went last night? Curious about your crush’s current whereabouts? Just go to their profile and check out the pics that they’re tagged in, which most likely has their location tagged, too.

Hack Allows Android Apps to Run on Google Chrome: Play Store Unchained

Hack Allows Android Apps to Run on Google Chrome: Play Store Unchained
To bolster the software library of Chrome OS, Google made App Runtime for Chrome (ARC), which allows Android apps to run on the lightweight operating system. Software developer Vlad Filippov aka Vladikoff went beyond what Google intended and modified ARC to make it work with the Chrome browser.

Ask Me Anything App Brings You the Best of Reddit’s AMAs

Ask Me Anything App Brings You the Best of Reddit’s AMAs
What’s your favorite subreddit? As for me, well, there are two sections on Reddit that I always make sure to check out whenever I’m online. One of those is /aww, because what’s not to love about a forum that almost always make you go “aww!”

Send Messages via Strangers with the Somebody App

Send Messages via Strangers with the Somebody App
Thanks to the internet and technology in general, what was once impossible is now possible. Mobile devices now let people communicate with friends and family who are far, far away with the push of a button or with a quick tap on the screen.