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5 more apps that make you say 'Wow!'

There are approximately 1.3 million apps available for our smartphones and tablets. Many are simply a bad idea. Most are average in use or scope. Fortunately, some very innovative developers have changed the way we used to do things for the better. Here are five mind-boggling apps that I know …

One arrow of time to rule them all?

A toy universe that, without any special help, shows time has a direction.<p>Time is something we're all very aware of. On my desk, I have no less than …

Microsoft Office Apps Skyrocket To The Top Of The App Store Following Pricing Changes

Nothing sells like “free.” Microsoft Word is now the number one free iPhone and iPad application on iTunes, closely followed by other Microsoft Office apps including Excel and PowerPoint. The apps have shot up to the top of Apple’s App Store after last week’s pricing changes. Before, Microsoft had …

Mozilla Launches Firefox Developer Edition

Firefox is turning 10 today and to celebrate, Mozilla is launching a couple of new projects today, including a new privacy initiative and the Firefox Developer Edition, a new version of Firefox that puts the browser’s developer tools front and center.<p>If you were expecting a revolutionary new …

Pixelmator for Mac Updated With Redesigned Interface, OS X Yosemite Support

Popular Mac Photoshop alternative <i>Pixelmator</i> was today updated to version 3.3 "Limestone," introducing a redesigned interface, a repair tool extension, and support for several OS X Yosemite features including iCloud Drive and Handoff. The update also brings support for the new iMac with Retina 5K …

Here's how special effects masters made 'Gravity' look so real

<i>Gravity</i> is a major contender at the Academy Awards this year, carrying a muscular 10 Oscar nominations, including Best Picture, for a sci-fi epic that really raised the bar. While It has stiff competition from the likes of American Hustle in terms of acting and direction, the award for Best Visual …

10 Things You Should Never Pay For

<i>Okay, okay</i>. The title might be drawing a line in the sand that doesn't exist. After all, what's that saying… "never say never"? But when it comes to …

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[ Gone Free ] My Measures & Dimension: Take a photo of a room and add graphical notes, measurements, and text

[ Gone Free ] My Measures & Dimension: Take a photo of a room and add graphical notes, measurements, and text<p><b>My Measures PRO + AR Measure</b> <i><br>(4.5 stars</i> …

[ Gone Free ] Week Agenda Ultimate: A simple, straightforward calendar app that gets the job done

[ Gone Free ] Week Agenda Ultimate: A simple, straightforward calendar app that gets the job done<p><b>Week Agenda Ultimate</b> <i><br>(4 stars with 290 Ratings)</i></b> …

iOS 7 still 'a work in progress' alleges The Next Web

No matter your opinion on iOS 7, there's no denying it's a radical departure from any Apple design that came before it. And if you believe <i>The Next Web</i>, that may be no accident. According to the blog, as Jony Ive has taken the software design reins, he has reportedly approached design and …

Automatic Connected Car System Delayed Until August

Automatic introduced its Automatic Link connected car system in March of this year, promising to ship out the app and the Bluetooth adapter beginning in May.<p>The system includes a plug-in adapter that is designed to read data from a car's onboard diagnostics, turning nearly any car manufactured …

No Technology Allowed at 'Digital Detox' Summer Camp for Grown-Ups

If your smartphone is attached to your hip, your blood flows like a Twitter feed and you're fairly certain your eyes permanently see through an …

Details on Jony Ive's 'Very, Very Flat' Design for iOS 7

Echoing recent reports about a redesigned 'flatter' user interface in iOS 7, <i>9to5Mac</i> says the next version of the operating system will lose "all signs of gloss, shine and skeuomorphism".<p>Jony Ive took charge of all Apple's user interface teams last October following a management shakeup.<p>While the …

Is the best Windows laptop really a MacBook?

Anyone who owns a MacBook Pro knows that it's a fairly reliable machine for running Apple's Mac OS X operating system, but new research shows that …

W3TC and WP Super Cache Vulnerability Discovered, We've Automatically Patched

The team at the research firm Sucuri announced a serious vulnerability to W3TC and WP Super Cache this afternoon. (Update: it appears the …