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Viewdle Facial Recognition Phone App Tags Faces, Spits on Privacy in Real Time

Viewdle Facial Recognition Phone App Tags Faces, Spits on Privacy in Real Time
A start-up company called Viewdle showed off some interesting smartphone software at CES. Their app can recognize faces in real time and automatically tag them, using either data from social networks or a user-created database from videos and photos on the phone itself.  Obviously it’ll take care of the hassle…

Nosedial Makes Calling From Your iPhone Nose-Friendly

Nosedial Makes Calling From Your iPhone Nose-Friendly
Ever tried using your iPhone with gloves on? It doesn’t work very well. Believe me, I’ve tried. Yes, I also know that there are plenty of special gloves out there, and even ways to convert traditional gloves to work with touchscreens. However, I can’t seem to stress enough just how…
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Flud: Best iPad News Reader Yet

Flud: Best iPad News Reader Yet
I’ve played with a bunch of different news readers for my iPad, and while most of them seem to get the job done, I’ve only come across a couple which really take advantage of the iPad’s native capabilities. FLUD is one of the few out there which really do the…

Augmented Reality App Lets Women Try on Swimsuits Virtually

Augmented Reality App Lets Women Try on Swimsuits Virtually
Any man who has ever ended up shopping at the mall with his wife/girlfriend is very familiar with the guy chair. The lone chair sitting there so the guys outside the dressing room holding a purse for their lady have a place to sit while they wait for the inevitable…

Ubi-Art Framework: How Ubisoft Makes All Those Nifty Animations

Ubi-Art Framework: How Ubisoft Makes All Those Nifty Animations
If you’ve ever been impressed by the animation in UBIsoft ‘s games like the Rayman series, you might want to check out this nifty art and animation framework the company has built for creating animations with incredible ease. The UBIart framework allows animators the flexibility to create moving images simply…

Openbook: Share Everything With Everyone, Even if You Don’T Want to

Openbook: Share Everything With Everyone, Even if You Don’T Want to
Amidst the controversy surrounding Facebook and privacy issues, Openbook was launched. It’s a search engine that can trawl everything that’s published on Facebook that isn’t private. If you didn’t know about this, then you should most definitely go and change your privacy settings. Anyone, from potential employers, coworkers, to your…

3dmark 11 Will Crush Your Lousy Graphic Card

3dmark 11 Will Crush Your Lousy Graphic Card
The guys at Futuremark just took wraps off the latest version of their 3DMark benchmarking suite, and it’s guaranteed to put your graphic chipset through the most aggressive set of tests it’s ever been tasked with. The new version of the software is designed to exercise the latest in DirectX…

Technabob Reader Giveaway: Artrage 3 Studio

Technabob Reader Giveaway: Artrage 3 Studio
For any of you into creating art on your computer, you’ll love this prize. The guys at Ambient Design have been nice enough to provide us with 10 copies of their amazing natural media painting app, ArtRage 3 Studio to give away to Technabob readers. If you’ve never heard of…

Gamesave Manager: the Ultimate Save Point

Gamesave Manager: the Ultimate Save Point
One of the few drawbacks of gaming on the PC is that save data are not easily transferable – the files are scattered in different folders and don’t always have the same format, so hunting them one by one can be inconvenient. Even if you don’t play your games on…

Inklet Turns Macbook Trackpad Into Pen Tablet

Inklet Turns Macbook Trackpad Into Pen Tablet
Ten One Design’s app could be a godsend to artists who can’t afford a full-fledged tablet. It can be used with any pen-like object, but when combined with the company’s Pogo Sketch pen, Inklet adds touch-sensitivity to your unibody MacBook/MacBook Pro’s trackpad. Inklet also has handwriting recognition and supports a…

Nec Program Identifies Illegally Copied Videos: Your Move, Pirates

Nec Program Identifies Illegally Copied Videos: Your Move, Pirates
Japanese IT company NEC claims they have developed “a video content identification technology that detects illegal copies of video content uploaded to the Internet in a matter of seconds.” I’m not entirely sure how this works, so bear with me on this one. According to the company’s press release, the…

IPhone Os 4 Features Preview: File Sharing! Multitasking! How Novel.

IPhone Os 4 Features Preview: File Sharing! Multitasking! How Novel.
Boy Genius Report has pics of the iPhone OS 4 beta 3 in action, showing some of the new features in store for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad owners. One of them is this totally new, magical, revolutionary concept that I can’t believe no one has thought of before: file…

Feedling Feed Reader Puts Feeds on Your Table, Um, Desktop

Feedling Feed Reader Puts Feeds on Your Table, Um, Desktop
Web addicts rejoice: you can now view your feeds right on your desktop. Or should I say right over your desktop. Open source program Feedling lets Windows users pin headlines over their wallpaper. The location, font, colors and update interval of the feeds can be customized.…

Crewing Mama: Mcdonald’S Japan to Use Nintendo Ds to Train Employees

Crewing Mama: Mcdonald’S Japan to Use Nintendo Ds to Train Employees
Greet the customer! Ask for order! Offer apple pie! According to Nikkei, McDonald’s Japan is developing a Nintendo DS training program for part-time employees. The program is called eSmart, and will cost the fastfood giant upwards of ¥200,000,000 (approx. $2.2M USD). McDonald’s hopes that the software will cut training time…

The Beardme iPhone App: Do You Want the Mustache on or Off?

The Beardme iPhone App: Do You Want the Mustache on or Off?
This is way more fun than useful, but the BeardMe iPhone app enables you to quickly add facial hair to people who don’t have any! Imagine, no more inking in mustaches with that Sharpie pen!…

Product of an Unholy Matrimony: Mac Osx on a Nokia N900

Product of an Unholy Matrimony: Mac Osx on a Nokia N900
Toni Nikkanen just earned himself a bit of Internet fame. With Apple and Nokia trying to bury each other in lawsuits, Nikkanen must have been aware of the irony when he posted a video on YouTube showing his nerdy (albeit useless) achievement: an N900 running Apple’s OS X 10.3, aka…
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