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This New Travel Planning App Can Also Help You Fill Out Immigration Card

Traveling can be quite a hassle. There are loads of things to look out for and to keep track, and if you are a globetrotters, all these necessary evils can get to you and to be honest, there’s really nothing you can do about it. However, there’s a new app in town that aims to take the hassle out of traveling and it is called Travel Planning App, developed by a Singapore-Swiss outfit, TravelBuddy. Travel app that manages your itineraries is not new, but what TravelBuddy proposes is something equating to bringing an assistant on your travel, except that there’s no actual person with you. It would be the phone and the app that does the job. Continue reading This New Travel Planning App Can Also Help You Fill Out Immigration Card

Thanks to Vervid Vertical Video App, Vertical Videos Are Here to Stay

Whenever there’s a video taken vertically (aka portrait), it is going to frack from the online communities, but duo John Whaley and Daniel Proksch, thinks otherwise. They think vertical video “can be immersive and look great,” adding that “it (vertical video) needs a space of its own.” Spurred by the anti-vertical video PSA, such as the one by Glove and Boot’s “Vertical Video Syndrome,” Whaley and Proksch sets out to create the first ever vertical video app, called Vervid. Yup. That’s right. Vervid wants you to explore the world of vertical videos. Continue reading Thanks to Vervid Vertical Video App, Vertical Videos Are Here to Stay

WeMesh Lets You and Your Besties Watch and Discuss YouTube Videos Together Even While Miles Apart

There used to be a time where you and your besties (pals, buds, or whatever you call them) get together at your place to watch VHS or DVD or Blu-ray, depending on your era. But these days, you and your fellow dudes probably do it on your own and discuss whatever you guys have watched on Youtube the next day at school or office. Doesn’t sound quite like fun, does it? Well, that don’t have to be the case if you use WeMesh app. WeMesh app is an interactive iPhone app that friends can watch over two billion YouTube videos together in perfect synchrony even when they are miles apart. Pretty awesome, eh? Continue reading WeMesh Lets You and Your Besties Watch and Discuss YouTube Videos Together Even While Miles Apart

Moleskine Timepage Synchronizes Multiple Calendars, Puts them into One Beautiful iOS App

Most busy urban dwellers face a similar problem: a packed schedule, which most folks managed with to-do list and calendar. Thanks to smartphone, we are able to do away with Filofax and organize our life digitally, complete with reminder, just so we won’t forget this all-important dates. But that also brings us to another problem: some have multiple calendars to manage work, personal and other stuff and often than not, they are on different platforms. While it seems perfectly fine to be switching between the different calendars, the Moleskine Timepage Calendar iOS App wants to make the process more streamlined by consolidating your calendars into one. Presented in one beautifully-designed interface, Timepage presents days as a continuous timeline for easy navigation back and forth. It displays detail of event’s name and time of future events, while empty days are filled out with fun stuff like “This Day in History” information. Continue reading Moleskine Timepage Synchronizes Multiple Calendars, Puts them into One Beautiful iOS App

Google Translate Now Lets You Translate Instantly By Pointing Your Smartphone Camera At Street Signs

Good news, globetrotters! Google has updated its Google Translate app for both Android and iOS to make life aboard a little easier in term of language. The updated app now gives you the power to instantly translate text using your camera, making it easier for you when navigating street signs in a foreign land, or ordering from menu written in unfamiliar languages. Yep. Soon you will be seeing people (mainly tourists, we suppose) taking pictures of street signs and menus. Not sure if the owner of the restaurants will be amused by the later or not, but that’s another thing to deal with in respect to cultural differences, which obviously the app won’t be able to help. Using camera mode to take an image of text and get a translation isn’t new, but this latest update lets you do it instantly and as we have tested a while ago, it works pretty well. Continue reading Google Translate Now Lets You Translate Instantly By Pointing Your Smartphone Camera At Street Signs

How To Download Facebook Paper App Outside Of The U.S.

It has been about 10 months since Facebook Paper goes official, but it is still not available to everyone outside of the United States. But why should you get Facebook Paper? Well, all we have to say is this: if you haven’t been using Facebook Paper, you don’t know what you have missed. For the uninitiated, Facebook Paper is an additional standalone mobile app by NASDAQ-listed social network giant that presents your usual Facebook feed in beautiful magazine style, along with a few nifty features to make your feed consumption a more magazine-like experience. In short, you can say Facebook Paper is a direct competition to Flipboard. Continue reading How To Download Facebook Paper App Outside Of The U.S.

React Sidekick Sends A Distress Signal To Your Friends At A Press Of A Button

there are smartphone apps that let you send a distress call when you are in trouble, but those involves a rather lengthy process, including pulling out your phone, unlocking it and lunching the app. obviously in a real emergencies, you won’t have time for that. this is where React Mobile‘s React Sidekick comes in. React Sidekick works in sync with React Mobile app (available for both Android and iOS devices), which has been in the market for over a year now, to let you quickly send a distress message to predetermined members of your family or friends at a press of a button. the distress message is send as text messages and email, or can be posted on your Twitter or Facebook page if so desire. of course, it will need to be paired to your device via Bluetooth LE. Continue reading React Sidekick Sends A Distress Signal To Your Friends At A Press Of A Button

Scentee Lets You Smell The Food Before Ordering

have you wonder how a particular dish on a menu smells before you put in your order? well, if you do, then the Chef Andoni Luis Aduriz of TRIPLE Michelin-starred Mugaritz restaurant and a Japanese company are working on a digital app that might delight you. like the Bacon alarm clock we seen a couple of weeks ago, this visionary attempt also uses both software and hardware to enable this aromatic experience. the hardware, dubbed the Scentee, is a balloon-like plug-in accessory that goes into the headphone jack of your smartphone and it diffuses the corresponding fragrance from a cartridge based on the dish you have selected on the app, thereby simulating the aromas of the particular dish. Continue reading Scentee Lets You Smell The Food Before Ordering

RunPee Tells You The Best Time To Pee During A Movie

smartphone is a powerful invention. it has myriad of apps that has virtually everything covered and now, it will even tell when’s the best time to go take a leak during a movie. the aptly named RunPee is the app that will do just that. so how do the app knows when is the best time? well, this part involves painstaking work on the developers’ end. with movie critic, Shanee Edwards onboard, RunPee is granted access to movie screenings ahead of the flick’s public premiere. the folks scrutinized the newly released movies and determine the best “Pee Times,” which is a 3-4 minutes window where nothing crucial is going to happen. all you have to do is start the built-in timer and when the time is ripe to hit the restroom, the phone will discreetly (through vibration) alert you few minutes ahead so you can have ample time to prep yourself to assault the loo. Continue reading RunPee Tells You The Best Time To Pee During A Movie

Wake Up & Smell The Bacon iPhone Alarm Clock

if you are an enormous fan of bacons to a point that you will be awaken by the even the faintest delicious smell of bacon, then you are in luck, cos’ Oscar Mayer’s Wake Up & Smell The Bacon iPhone Device is the alarm clock designed with you in mind. the Wake Up & Smell The Bacon iPhone Alarm Clock is a hardware accessory and app combo that will emit the scent and sound of sizzling bacon when the alarm sounds. well, basically, that’s all there’s to it. i guess for serious bacon lovers, you hardly need anything more than the smell and sound to draw you out of the slumberland and the best part is, you don’t even need to flip the pans. nobody has to do anything except for setting the alarm time on the Wake Up & Smell The Bacon app and wait for Mr. Bacon to wake you up. Continue reading Wake Up & Smell The Bacon iPhone Alarm Clock