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4 Fictional TV Show Apps You Can Actually Download IRL

Have you ever wished an app you saw on TV were real? So have we.<p>TV shows love creating fake apps their characters obsess over. In HBO's <i>Girls</i>, Charlie …

24 New Wasp Species Mummify Their Prey

Wildlife<p><b>Twenty-four new species of wasp that make mummies out of their prey have been discovered in the cloud forests of Ecuador, a new study says.</b><p>The parasitic <i>Aleiodes</i> wasps deposit their eggs inside a caterpillar, and when the babies hatch, they desiccate them from the inside—which is “pretty …

Columbia University students create software allowing native iOS apps to run on Android devices

For some time now, iOS users have cited the quality and quantity of third-party software available for the platform as an important factor in their choice of mobile devices. Over the years Android has amassed its own collection of apps and users have continued butting heads over which system had …

Two ways you’re wasting your smartphone

A smartphone in the pocket is a tool in many ways, covering bases in academics, entertainment, science, and more. At the core, a smartphone is a …

Apps

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What I'm playing this week: Flight Control

This week I've been revisiting another golden oldie in Flight Control. It's a simple, yet challenging puzzle game that sees you take on the role of …

Air Traffic

Lunecase iPhone Case Uses Electromagnetic Energy To Provide Notifications (Video)

The Lunecase iPhone case is designed to collect excess electromagnetic energy from your iPhone, the energy is then used to provide notifications on …

Samsung’s global smartphone market share drops for first time since 2009

When it comes to smartphones, Samsung has been on a tear since the fourth quarter of 2009, growing its global market share since then to become the …

2014 Wicked Lasers Flashtorch

A flashlight with a powerful 4100 lumen halogen lamp. Its heat-resistant lens and reflector lets it provide a wide floodlight or a focused beam that …

5 Android apps you shouldn’t miss this week – Google Play Weekly

Welcome to another episode of Google Play Weekly! This week we take a look at a huge Springtime app sale from the Google Play Store and you can find the list of games available right here. Google announced that it will be taking a much more ad-focused approach to advertisements in the near future. …

Android News

Top five Android phones: spring 2014

Every quarter, or at least a rough approximation of a season, we like to bring you a list of our top Android phones, to help guide you in your quest …

[New App] GRE Vocab Lock Helps You Study For The Big Test Every Time You Unlock Your Phone

A lot of smartphone apps are just mobile translations of a standard computer program or website - useful, but they don't really take advantage of the …

[New Game] Beach God Is The Latest Impossible Game To Steal Your Time And Your Sanity

The titular beach bum in Beach God doesn't have a name, but he looks like a Chad. I'm going to call him Chad. Chad is hoping to impress the …

10 Photo Apps to Make You Look (+ Feel) Like a Designer

You know what they say: The best camera is the one that’s with you. But just capturing the moment isn’t as good as capturing, designing and sharing the moment with all your friends, family and followers. With these apps, you (and everyone else) won’t believe your images were shot and edited on your …

Nintendo's Original Game Boy Turns 25

On April 21, 1989, Nintendo released the original Game Boy in Japan. It was built like a brick and rendered a mixture of black and gray pixels on a muddy green background. The console wasn’t light, slender or powerful, but it was the trigger for a new culture around video games and changed people’s …

App Config: Configure Settings for Individual Android Apps

If you frequently find yourself tweaking your device settings to suit a specific app, then you might like App Config for Android.<p>Let’s say you prefer Netflix on full-brightness while streaming over WiFi only, but then you’re happy to read BBC News on a dimly-lit screen using mobile data, this is …

Dart The World’s Smallest Laptop Power Adapter

We seem to have gotten used to powering your laptop with a big and weighted laptop adapter, but a change is taking place. Curious? Let’s go on …