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Burner Adds Web Services to Extra Phone Numbers: Disposable Yet Indispensable

Burner Adds Web Services to Extra Phone Numbers: Disposable Yet Indispensable
Since launching in 2012, Burner has become a very popular app, and for good reason. It lets you purchase disposable phone numbers, handy for both business and pleasure. But a major update to its iOS app makes it go beyond protecting your privacy.

Review: DirecTV NFL Sunday Ticket TV Live Streaming App

Review: DirecTV NFL Sunday Ticket TV Live Streaming App
If you’re a football fan, you want to be plugged in to your favorite teams wherever you go. DirecTV’s Sunday Ticket TV is designed to offer NFL games streamed to all of your digital devices so you don’t miss a minute of the game.
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Minesweeper on the iOS 8 Notification Center: Blow up Your Free Time

Minesweeper on the iOS 8 Notification Center: Blow up Your Free Time
There are many Minesweeper clones for iOS devices, but Serenity Mobile’s Minesweeper – Widget Edition might be the most convenient version yet. As its name implies, it sits right on the Notification Center. That means it’s always just one swipe away, even from your device’s lock screen.

‘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.

Good Morning, Sleepyhead: Get Wake-up Calls from Strangers with Wakie

Good Morning, Sleepyhead: Get Wake-up Calls from Strangers with Wakie
If your regular alarm doesn’t do it for you anymore, then you might want to try Wakie. It’s a social alarm clock of sorts in the sense that it crowdsources wake-up calls from all over the world.

Forget Me Not Kid Alarm Reminds You Not to Leave Your Kid in the Car

Forget Me Not Kid Alarm Reminds You Not to Leave Your Kid in the Car
Despite it sounding improbable, it’s actually a common scenario: You’re rushing off to the grocery to grab a couple of things, you’re hurrying to the bank before it closes – and you get that sinking feeling that you forgot something, but can’t quite remember.

How Your Phone Can Save You Money

How Your Phone Can Save You Money
There are hundreds of thousands of mobile apps out there for everything from playing movies and games to shopping. But not every app is designed to make you spend money. There are many really great apps that can actually help you keep more money in your pocket.

PS Vita Gets Crunchyroll Anime App Among Others

PS Vita Gets Crunchyroll Anime App Among Others
Back in the day, I loved to watch some anime. A local TV station had Robotech and Star Blazers on after school and you could bet I was watching. If you are still a big fan of anime content and happen to own a PS Vita, you will love this.

Spread the Love Automatically on Instagram with Lovematically

Spread the Love Automatically on Instagram with Lovematically
People are understandably happier when they see that their posts were liked by a lot of people. On Instagram, you get to give other people hearts instead of a thumbs up.

Missing Flappy Bird? Play a Game of Flappy Bert Instead

Missing Flappy Bird? Play a Game of Flappy Bert Instead
So Dong Nguyen has pulled Flappy Bird from app stores. If you weren’t able to download the highly addictive but simplistic game that has caused thousands of users to throw their phone against the wall in frustration, then you might want to check out the myriad of alternatives and rip-offs that it has inspired, starting with Flappy Bert.

Need to See a Doctor? For $49, You Can See One Immediately – Online

Need to See a Doctor? For $49, You Can See One Immediately – Online
Seeing a doctor can be a pain sometimes. It’s painful and inconvenient enough to be sick as it is. What’s even worse is having to sit at a doctor’s office for hours on end and wait for the receptionist to call your name.

AppSeed Promise to Turn Your App Mock-ups into Working Prototypes

AppSeed Promise to Turn Your App Mock-ups into Working Prototypes
AppSeed is probably the handiest app you can have if you’re into creating apps. It’s an up-and-coming app that turns mock-ups and sketches of your app into a functioning prototype. But let’s backtrack a little.

OpenGlass Uses Google Glass to Help the Blind “See”

OpenGlass Uses Google Glass to Help the Blind “See”
We’ve yet to see how helpful – or harmful – Google Glass can be to people with sight, but you might be surprised to know that it can be used to help blind people too. A two-man company called Dapper Vision is working on OpenGlass, a system of tools and services that can help identify objects as well as provide additional information via Google Glass.

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.

Foursquare Time Machine Turns Your Travels into an Infographic

Foursquare Time Machine Turns Your Travels into an Infographic
If you’re an active Foursquare user, then you probably have a pretty detailed log on the places you’ve been to and when you were there on your account. Foursquare has just unveiled a new tool that their users can utilize that makes taking a trip down memory lane easier and more pleasing to the eyes.

Google Glass Concept Apps: The Eyes Have It

Google Glass Concept Apps: The Eyes Have It
We’ve already seen a handful of concept videos – some legit, some humorous – about the real world use cases of Google Glass. Digital creative agency Playground Inc. illustrates more practical applications of the much hyped augmented reality headset in its own concept video.
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