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Carrot Alarm Clock for iOS: Now You’re Waking with GLaDOS

Carrot Alarm Clock for iOS: Now You’re Waking with GLaDOS
There are alarm clocks that wake you gently, and there are others that torture you to get you out of bed. The Carrot Alarm iOS app on the other hand will make you wake up so you can hang out with a GLaDOS clone.

TripSaver Helps You Stay on Budget While Traveling

TripSaver Helps You Stay on Budget While Traveling
I love traveling. Who doesn’t? What I don’t love as much, though, is how I usually go over the budget that I had initially set for myself. Apparently, this is a pretty common problem that most of my travel buddies share.

Regretting the Breakup App? There’s an App for That!

Regretting the Breakup App? There’s an App for That!
So you made a rash decision and used BreakupText to end things with an otherwise awesome guy (or girl.) What now? Well, you could grovel on your knees and beg for their forgiveness… or let another app do the work for you: MakeupText.

Codename Cygnus Interactive Audio Drama: Two-Way Radio

Codename Cygnus Interactive Audio Drama: Two-Way Radio
Receiving transmission. Here’s our intel: an independent developer called Reactive Studios is working on a top secret game for iOS devices. It’s called Codename Cygnus, an interactive drama where you play a spy. Here’s where it gets interesting: the game plays like old drama radio shows, except you can talk to it.

Breaking Up is Hard to Do… So Let This App Do It for You

Breaking Up is Hard to Do… So Let This App Do It for You
Want to take a virtual field trip? Or find a pizza place nearby? Or break up with someone? Well, there’s an app for that. And I mean, all of that. The apps for the first two functions have been around for a while now.

Field Trip App Lets You Discover New Stuff in Old Neighborhoods

Field Trip App Lets You Discover New Stuff in Old Neighborhoods
For kids, field trips are one of the biggest highlights in school. They offer a temporary escape from the dreary confines of the classroom once every few months (or weeks, if they’re lucky.) Just because you’re all grown up now doesn’t mean you can’t go on field trips anymore.

DekkoScan iOS App Brings Real World Objects to Minecraft: Why Build When You Can Scan?

DekkoScan iOS App Brings Real World Objects to Minecraft: Why Build When You Can Scan?
We’ve seen a number of ways to transform objects made in Minecraft into physical items. But what if you want to the opposite? That’s the idea behind DekkoScan, an upcoming iOS app that uses your mobile device’s camera to scan physical objects and “cubify” them.

Hell is Other People: Antisocial Media

Hell is Other People: Antisocial Media
There are times in your life where you just want to be in the company of yourself. Unfortunately, you can’t choose to avoid people when they’re already there, right in front of you, and it’s just rude to walk on by without saying hi or exchanging pleasantries at that point.

PIP Biosensor Turns Relaxation into a Game

PIP Biosensor Turns Relaxation into a Game
Relax. Take it easy. For some people, those words are easier said than done. I mean, how hard can it be to relax and just bum around? Apparently, it’s hard if you’re stressed out at work or have to broker deals that just aren’t coming together.

Snapcat for Android: Because Cats Want to Take Selfies, Too

Snapcat for Android: Because Cats Want to Take Selfies, Too
Cats are techie creatures. From playing games to wearing headphones (okay, so this was just an April Fools’ Day joke, but hey, I can totally see it happening), cats can do it all. And now a developer has created an app intended for use by your frisky kitty so it can take its own selfies.

How to Survive The Upcoming Google Reader Apocalypse

How to Survive The Upcoming Google Reader Apocalypse
I’ve been using Google Reader for about eight years, if memory serves me well. The service has never been perfect, but it allowed me to skim and read thousands of articles everyday for my job. It’s something that can become quite unmanageable if you don’t keep up to date with them every day.

Can’t Focus? Melon EEG Headband Gets Inside Your Head to Help You Concentrate

Can’t Focus? Melon EEG Headband Gets Inside Your Head to Help You Concentrate
Are your thoughts usually all over the place? Do you have difficulty keeping your thoughts at bay? Then you might need something like the Melon EEG headband to help you get your thoughts in order. Spelled out, EEG stands for “electroencephalography”, which is the act of measuring brain activity along your scalp.

LightUp Electronics Construction Kit: LEGOtronics

LightUp Electronics Construction Kit: LEGOtronics
Stanford University alumni Josh Chan and Tarun Pondicherry invented LightUp, a modular electronics kit that’s as easy to use as LEGO blocks. The kit is designed to teach children the basics of electronics and computer programming.

August Smart Lock: Hope My Front Door Doesn’t Get Hacked

August Smart Lock: Hope My Front Door Doesn’t Get Hacked
Keys have evolved over the last few years, quite significantly. There are cars which no longer require keys at all, starting at the touch of a button when the key fob is nearby. These days, people like controlling all of their stuff via smartphones, and I think it wouldn’t be a bad idea to control door locks with them.

Kame Camera App Breathes New Life into Your Japanese Photo Memes

Kame Camera App Breathes New Life into Your Japanese Photo Memes
Remember those photo memes that recently went viral? The one that features a classic Dragon Ball or Street Fighter inspired pose where someone blasts everyone off to kingdom come, and the one that’s inspired from Darth Vader’s signature force choke?

iHeart Locket Isn’t the Key to Anyone’s Heart, But It’s the Key to an iPad Diary App

iHeart Locket Isn’t the Key to Anyone’s Heart, But It’s the Key to an iPad Diary App
Remember when you were a kid and you had this secret diary that your little brother would always try to sneak a peek at? Well, probably only the girls can relate, and while I had no brother, I did have a sister who constantly snooped around my stuff.