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New app Arro lets you hail a yellow NYC taxi with no surge pricing

The New York Taxi industry runs the risk of being completely disrupted by Uber, but now a new hope emerges.<p>It's called Arro, and it has partnered …

A nine-week-old corgi trying to go downstairs is the cutest thing you’ll see today

<b>First up, this is a 9 week old corgi and any puppy that ickle is just going to be cute.</b><p>But a teeny tiny corgi attempting to clamber downstairs is …

10 iPhone, Android Apps To Keep You Healthy

Wellness is about more than eating salad and hitting the gym once a month. These 10 iPhone and Android apps will keep your health on track.<p>1 of …

Apps

Here's How to Add Fancy Formatting to Your Tweets

Ever wanted to add <b>bold</b> text to your tweets or really underline a point?<p>Now you can. Bedazzle is a Chrome extension that adds the rich text editing features that Twitter currently lacks. Well, sort of…<p>What the add-on actually does is add a new box to the compose window on Twitter.com. When you …

25 Amazing Text Effect Photoshop & Illustrator Tutorials

Amazing <b>text effect tutorials</b> are for those who really love to make outstanding type art. In this article we are gathered <b>new text effect Photoshop</b> …

Graphics

This Is What Computers Look Like Now and That's Just Awesome

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Virtual Reality

You can now write on Web pages in Windows 10

Microsoft Edge's new inking feature lets you take notes directly on Web pages -- and then share them with your friends.<p>Windows 10's next-gen browser, Microsoft Edge, has several new features you'll want to take a look at, including a distraction-free reading view and a fast, secure rendering engine …

Software

Parent Co. Launches A Private Social Network For Families, Acquires Parenting App Notabli

A new company called Parent Co. is launching today, backed by $1.8 million in angel funding, with the goal of creating a line of digital products designed to meet the needs of modern parents. To kick off its launch, the company is also announcing its acquisition of Notabli, a private, social …

Apps

This Is What Google's New Calendar App for iOS Looks like

Back in November last year, Google ushered in a fully revamped calendar app for Android devices with a promise of one day bringing the changes across to iOS too.<p>Now, it appears that new version is nearly ready for the prime time, as one tipster has leaked us screenshots of how the new app currently …

Bud Light delivery app keeps beer flowing in Washington, DC

It's always a bummer when you run out of beer during the big game. Thanks to Anheuser-Busch InBev, Bud Light drinkers in Washington, DC won't have to trek to the nearest store to replenish their supply. The company announced an app today that allows you to order up to 100 cases (!) of the brew, and …

A letter to my first love

Hi.<p>I have written this letter more times than I would like to admit. At first, it started as hate mail—STRONG hate mail. (Sorry.) When you first …

Hands on: Microsoft Sway tells your story without the hassle

Office has a new app in the family: Sway, a new way to share stories and ideas directly from your phone.<p>Microsoft’s Sway was announced back in October and remains invite only, but the company opened up the preview to New Zealand users this week. Sway is touted as a way for “expressing your ideas in …

Google Just Released a Brand New Google Calendar App

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Android News

Here Are All The Places That Accept Apple Pay

Apple Pay, Apple's answer to mobile payments, was finally released on Monday. iPhone 6 and 6 Plus users will be able to use Apple Pay in stores once they upgrade to iOS 8.1.<p>Apple Pay connects with your credit and debit cards and allows you to make payments by touching your phone to an NFC-enabled …

Apple Pay

How to access Hyperlapse's hidden settings

Learn where to find the settings for Instagram's Hyperlapse app for creating time-lapse videos.<p>A large part of Hyperlapse's charm is its simplicity that lets you create a time-lapse video with a few taps of your finger. Should you want more control of your output, the app has a hidden Labs feature …

Videography

New iOS 8 Keyboard Translates Your Text Into Emojis

Who needs words?<p>Emoji-only conversation has arrived.<p>Keymoji, a downloadable keyboard available on iOS 8, actually converts your text into emojis as you type. Users have the option of interjecting emojis mid-sentence along with their text, or replacing the text altogether with miniature cartoon …

VoxyPAD - Indie app of the day

What is VoxyPad?<p>VoxyPad is a real time collaboration tool that allows you to connect with another person and work on virtually anything. Collaborations take place over what the app refers to as “calls” and allows you connect with another person. It’s currently free to use.<p>The interface is pretty …

Apps

Tripcast Is A Beautiful Travel Journal For Your Smartphone

A new mobile application called Tripcast, built by the team that created photo-sharing app Cluster, allows travelers to privately share their photos with their friends back home. The app lets you create a travel journal of sorts, by not only collecting the photos and sharing them, but also plotting …

Complete iOS 8 & Swift Developer Course | TNW Deals

• Over 350 videos and 36.5 hours of content<br>• Swift: learn the language used to develop all native iOS & Mac apps<br>• iOS 8 and Xcode 6: learn the latest technology platforms from Apple<br>• API integration: connect with third party APIs like Facebook and more with NSURLSession<br>• Storyboard: learn how to create …

Ad of the Day: Van Damme Sculpts a Mountaintop Ice Bar for Coors Light

Jean-Claude Van Damme is still ice cold, but also still not as frosty as a Coors Light, says the brewer.<p>It's been more than two years since the Gen X …

Advertising Industry

Cruise Lines Want a New Kind of Passenger: Millennials

Cruise lines have weathered some rough seas in the past few years. Well-publicized food incidents (the latest afflicting Royal Caribbean this …

Cruise Ships

GoPro Fetch Lets You Film from a Dog's Perspective

It was only a matter of time. GoPro cameras can be fitted to helmets, cars, surfboards and more, but now there’s a new way to film with these durable cameras: From the perspective of man’s best friend.<p>GoPro today announced Fetch, a harness that lets you mount two Hero cameras to your dog. The first …

A Startup Named 'Rabbit' Thinks That It Solved A Major Problem With Video-Chatting

The app is aimed at creating a completely new video-chatting experience that mimics the real-life experience of walking into a friend's dorm room or hanging out at a party. What that translates to is the ability to video-chat with 10 friends at once, while sharing videos, games, documents, and …

Google Chrome

Parallels Desktop 10 with OS X Yosemite and iCloud Drive Support Launches for Existing Customers

Parallels today announced the launch of Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac, the latest version of the company's software for running alternate operating systems like Windows in virtual environments on the Mac. The new version is available today as an upgrade for existing customers, and it will launch on …

27 of the Best Chrome Extensions You Should Check out Today

We love the Web. Seriously, we do. But sometimes, achieving what you want is a little harder and takes a little longer than you’d really want. It’s for that reason that we’ve put together a list of 27 of the best Chrome extensions you can find around.<p>We’ve broken them down into groups of a few per …

Popular Mechanics - How Your World Works

This technology might be the only thing standing between the world and devastating climate change.<p>Air Force Special Operations Command flies some of the most sophisticated planes in the military, and none of them are fighter jets.<p>Even more impressive, the guns disassemble like the real thing.<p>How …

Android Phones

Yo for iOS Gains an 'Index' for IFTTT-Style Notifications

Yo, a simple messaging app that sends nothing but the word “Yo,” just got a little more complicated.<p>In its first major update, the iOS app now gives you the option to show a photo and your full name. These can be configured from the settings menu (the red circle in the bottom right-hand corner) …

Business cards grow a brain with SwivelCard

SwivelCard, a business card that folds into a USB drive, directs recipients to a Web page and can be updated, even after you've handed it out.<p>Most business cards end up in the recycle bin or tucked away in a drawer, discarded and forgotten. That's why there have been some creative attempts at …

Mobile Devices

Students Can Take Studying Paperless With These Apps and Gadgets

The diligent student may often be pictured with a pencil behind her ear, her chicken scratches adorning countless spiral notebooks — but these days she's just as likely to be organizing a study group on her smartphone while reviewing a lecture on her tablet. Here are a few gadgets and apps that …

Gear & Gadgets

iDrive Launches OOLOO, A Voice Search App Powered By People, Not Algorithms

iDrive, a company better known for its data backup and syncing services, is now branching out in a new direction with the launch of a mobile application called OOLOO. (Seriously, we’re running out of names, aren’t we?). The idea for the app can best be explained as something of a “staffed” version …