Tag Archives: iOS Apps

Someone Saved The Content Of 50,000 NSFW Tumblr Blogs From Being Wiped

When micro blogging and social media platform Tumblr was acquired by Yahoo! Inc., the search giant promised status quo. And status quo it did maintain (well, kind of), but when Verizon Media picked it up in 2017, it changed. Specifically, it changed in 2018 when Tumblr made an akin to end of the world, shocking announcement that it will be getting rid of all NSFW (acronym for Not Safe For Work) contents. Hell freezes over as the prospect of the end of free porn loomed. Continue reading Someone Saved The Content Of 50,000 NSFW Tumblr Blogs From Being Wiped

LEGO Extends Playability Of Its LEGO Sets With Augmented Reality

Kids get bored with toys fairly quickly. That is an inevitable fact that LEGO prefer not to happen and hence, the LEGO AR Playgrounds iOS App. AR here is, of course, augmented reality. Leveraging on Apple’s ARKit technology to detect a real physical LEGO set, bringing it to life with special effects, animations, and interactive games. I foresee kids will get all ga-ga over this because, the entire thing will be played in a familiar place like the living or room while incorporating their very own LEGO set they own. I know I will for sure, except that I am not a huge fan of Ninjago. Continue reading LEGO Extends Playability Of Its LEGO Sets With Augmented Reality

This Handy Tool Measures Your Bag To See If It Meets Airlines’ Standards

One of the woes of traveling with carry-on is not knowing if your carry-on suitcase conforms to the airlines’ regulation. It wasn’t a woe if all airlines share the same standard. Unfortunately, they don’t, but with this new free tool from travel planning website KAYAK, the mystery of whether or not your luggage fits the criteria of airlines you are travel will be solved. Continue reading This Handy Tool Measures Your Bag To See If It Meets Airlines’ Standards

Facebook Dating Is Facebook’s Answer To Tinder… With A 2.2B Active Pool

You knew this is coming, don’t you? With a platform rich with personal data, you knew one day Facebook is going to get into the Dating business. Well, if you have foretold this, then give yourself pat on the back. You got it right. The CEO himself, Mark Zuckerberg, made the announcement during the company’s F8 Developer Conference keynote speech. Continue reading Facebook Dating Is Facebook’s Answer To Tinder… With A 2.2B Active Pool

New AI-powered News App Wants To Sieve Out Fake News And Videos

We live in a time that are both awesome and dangerous at the same time. Awesome because, being connected, we are more informed and thus, we should, rightly, not become a frog in the well. Dangerous because, the news that reach us could be fake. Fake news has gone pandemic. It is everywhere. It lurks in entertainment industry, in politics and even harmless subject like monster discovery. Fake news can cause disharmony, sow discord and could potentially result in social unrest. But there’s a glimmer of hope for news if Ground have its way. Continue reading New AI-powered News App Wants To Sieve Out Fake News And Videos

Meet Dig, The First Dating App Crafted For Dog Person (Finally!)

Tinder is a god sent for singles around the world, but like any dating service, you will never know the likes and dislikes until you start to know the person. Dig is new entrant to the dating app market. While it can’t let in the habits of your potential partner, it does, however, assure you one thing: the person you fancy will like dogs as much as you do. Why? Because, Dig is the first dating app designed specifically with dog person in mind. Dope. Now, you will never have second guess if your date is cynophobia or not. In fact, you can be sure he or she is into dogs too. Continue reading Meet Dig, The First Dating App Crafted For Dog Person (Finally!)

Amazon’s Leverages On AR To Let You Virtually Place Products In Your Home

Times have really change. These days, when we buy things like appliances, we want to make sure they look good with the rest of the kitchen. You can try your best to imagine how they will look, or you can do what I used to do: photoshop the item into an image of your living, kitchen or whatever, or you could look to Amazon iOS Shopping app. Amazon has leverage on Apple’s ARKit to include augmented reality inside the app, so don’t need to do either. Continue reading Amazon’s Leverages On AR To Let You Virtually Place Products In Your Home

Microsoft “Infiltrates” iOS and Android With A Couple Of New Apps

Microsoft may not be as glorious as it was more than a couple of decade ago, but the truth is, most people’s work lives depend on it and therefore it is safe to say it will not go out of fashion in foreseeable future. The number pretty speaks for itself: 1.25 billion. That’s how many PC are using the company’s core product, Windows OS. However, the software giant ain’t resting on its laurels. It is also trying to make itself relevant on the world’s two most popular mobile platforms, Android and iOS, too. Today, the Redmond, Washington company has announced two apps: Microsoft Edge for iOS and Android, as well as Microsoft Launcher for Android. Continue reading Microsoft “Infiltrates” iOS and Android With A Couple Of New Apps

This Brilliant App Turns Negatives Into Digital Files By Taking Images Of Them

Whether you are a film photography enthusiast, or a person who have a collection of negatives that you will like to turn into digital copies, FilmLab app is going to be an orgasmic news for you. FilmLab is an up and coming app, developed by software engineer Abe Fettig, that turns slides and negatives into digital files simply by pointing and shooting at the negatives or slides. That’s all there is to it and it also why it is so freaking brilliant. With FilmLab, you can forget about film scanner, or whatever that you use these days – all you need is an iPhone or an Android Phone, the app and you’re good to go. Ok, maybe not. You will need a lighted box to make the negatives pop. Continue reading This Brilliant App Turns Negatives Into Digital Files By Taking Images Of Them

Original RollerCoaster Tycoon Theme Park Sim Turned Into Mobile Game

Good news, fans of the original RollerCoaster Tycoon! A new RollerCoaster Tycoon mobile game is out, blending the classic Windows PC game with its sequel RollerCoaster Tycoon 2. Aptly dubbed RollerCoaster Tycoon Classic, this real-time theme-park sim is now on Google Play store as well as Apple Appstore, priced at $5.99. Sadly and not surprisingly, it is not a free-to-download. You have to pay upfront for the game, but we suspect fans who are huge on nostalgia probably won’t mind paying. And if you think 5.99 is the be all and end all, well, it is not. Continue reading Original RollerCoaster Tycoon Theme Park Sim Turned Into Mobile Game