If you have ever had the check engine light come on in your car, you know how uncomfortable that can be. In part of your brain, you think it’s nothing but a way for the dealer to make some money on service, and you keep driving.
Angry and worried that her children were not answering her calls and texts, Sharon Standifird decided to create an app that would let her lock her kids’ phones down. She learned how to develop for Android and eventually created Ignore No More.
Bnotions made an app that only a handful of people on Earth are capable of using. It’s called Tesla Command, an app for Android Wear devices that lets the user toggle or activate some of the features on the Tesla Model S.
With the rise of social networking and messaging services, oftentimes we end up acting the opposite of how we’d behave in the real world. On Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and elsewhere online we incessantly talk about the most insignificant things, we become outspoken and rude, but most of all we start to take our privacy for granted.
Pictures make it easy to record or compare visible properties such as shape and color. But they’re not the best way to figure out distances and measurements. Until now. Smart Picture Technologies is working on an app that will let mobile devices extract the measurements of and distances between objects just by taking a picture.
Intel has announced the availability of a silly new app for iOS and Android users called Pocket Avatars. The app takes advantage of the front camera on your smartphone to capture your facial expressions and voice and combine them with an animated avatar.
We’ve seen a couple of iPad apps that simplify 3D modeling for kids. Mission Street Manufacturing wants to go beyond that and teach children how 3D printers work as well. Its Printeer is designed to be used by kids and K-12 schools.
Unless you’re Missandei, learning how to write in Dothraki, High Valyrian and other Westeros languages will probably take you a while. But if you want to write in Hodor’s unique language, all you neeed is a few seconds and the Hodor Keyboard.
Apple already has a Find My iPhone feature, but what if you’re sure that your iOS device is just somewhere nearby? Matt Wiechec’s app Marco Polo was designed for those instances. It lets you locate your device by shouting “Marco!”
Do you have any photos on your Instagram feed that would look awesome on a pair of shoes? Well, if you do, Adidas is going to make it happen. Their upcoming #zxflux Photo Print App will allow you to take a photo and get the image printed onto their ZX Flux sneakers.
Football in America is not the Football that the rest of the world is in love with. Brazil really loves its football and so, Giraffas, a fast food chain in the country is doing something smart for this crowd.
Choosing the right paint color for rooms in your pad isn’t always easy, because colors do look slightly different when they are actually on walls, and it’s especially hard to get an idea from a few little paint swatches.