Pixels.com Now Has an Augmented Reality App for Online Art Purchases

pixelAugmented reality sounds altogether futuristic, but it’s actually a fairly common visualization technique that’s even employed by the United States Postal Service. Would you use it to buy art? This app from Pixels.com lets you do just that: use augmented reality imagery in order to preview art purchases before making an economic investment. (more…)

Notific Created a Lockscreen Notification Command Center Worth Using

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Do you dream of easily controlling your lockscreen notifications for your Android phone? If not, you should probably still give Notific a try. It’s a lockscreen app that allows you to access and interact with your notifications without unlocking your phone. (more…)

Behold: The Internet Gave us Seinfeld and Emojis in 1 App

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The strange and entertaining Twitter account, Seinfeld Current Day, combines poor grammar and garbled English to keep Seinfeld fans entertained, and now, also lets them communicate using custom Seinfeld emojis. (more…)

Overcast Provides a Better Podcast Experience

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From one of the makers of Instapaper, Marco Arment, comes Overcast, an app devoted to the art of Podcasts. It’s a simple, clean app that offers premium features to podcast devotees.

Casual podcast listeners will be content with the clean iOs 7 interface, but $4.99 will unlock all of the app’s premium features, including these two notables: (more…)

ASPCA Launches Free App for Locating Missing Pets

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The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) has a new app for pet owners. It’s particularly useful for when the worst might happen – if you have a missing pet or if you’re in a natural disaster. The app will guide you through the information in case of emergencies, and it will also help you generate missing pet posters to get the word out on all of your social networks.   (more…)

More Data Shows App Development not a Sustainable Business

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App creation is not as lucrative as the top 1 percent of apps would have you think. In fact, most apps are likely to fall below the “app poverty line” with their meager earnings of $500 per app, per month. (more…)

Cabin: A Magnetic, Streamlined Back-Up Battery Solution for iPhone

cabinHaving extra juice for your iPhone doesn’t have to look or feel bulky with this portable battery and charger from this Kickstarter project, Cabin: it’s slim and minimal. You’ll love it if you love the design of the iPhone, but you’ll also be able to appreciate the simple magnetic connection similar to the Magsafe plugs found on other Mac devices.

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”Grind his Bones” is Today’s Free eBook Download

grind his bonesToday’s free eBook is Grind His Bones, a Jack Scully Thrillers Book written by Richard Newell Smith. It’s the tale of a psycho-killer whose father is willing to help hide his heinous crimes:

Colby Clark has a penchant for murdering young women. And his billionaire father is ready to spend whatever it takes to keep him out of prison. The Clarks make their first mistake when they frame Jack Scully’s cousin Hugh for a double murder. (more…)

Vent Helps You Share Discontent Anonymously, Socially

vent appSocial places like Facebook allow you to “like” or “block” users and statuses, so if you’re ever gone on an angry, public rant, you may have lost a few friends in the process.  That’s why apps like Secret and Awkward exist, but if you want even more options for anonymous ranting, try Vent. Venting is an escape from frustration.

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Emojis Among Us – The Documentary

Emojis are evolving into their own language and are gaining just as much popularity as selfies. Isn’t it time they got their own documentary? This one is not even two-minutes short, but it captures the future growth of emojis, their potential assimilation into our lives, and their vague, graphical symbolism. (more…)

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