Friday night Mother Nature decided we all should live analog lives and find alternate means of collecting our news. Granted we have TV and radio but we are married to our phones and tablets. So in protest, Mother Nature decided to Occupy Flipboard and thus you have The Great Social News Outage of the Moment.
So in keeping with having eggs and baskets, I’m throwing a few more options your way so you’ll be able to still live that connected, “In The Know” lifestyle, even if Mother Nature decides we shouldn’t.
1. Google Currents – If you gave up on this one early, reconsider that decision. A few major performance and style updates have this humming along at full [...]
Discover, Subscribe and Play your favorite podcasts on your iDevice.
That’s how Apple is pitching their very own Podcasts app, which was released today in the App Store.
The list of features reads as follows:Enjoy all of your audio and video podcasts in a single app Explore hundreds of thousands of podcasts including shows in over 40 languages Try the innovative new Top Stations feature to find new podcast series in a variety of topics, including arts, business, comedy, music, news, sports, and more. Browse by Audio or Video podcasts, or see what’s most popular in Top Charts Tap subscribe for your favorites and automatically receive new episodes for [...]
I, like many others listen to a bunch of podcasts. I generally listen to podcasts from two podcast networks, TWiT.tv and 5by5. The areas of interest range from Android, Macs, and Windows to programming, Getting things done, and just current technology news. Since most of these podcasts are recorded during the week I am at work. Sometimes I am able to listen live, sometimes I cannot. If I am able to listen live, the podcast apps for these two networks come in handy, I’m going to look at the 5by5 Radio application today.
5by5 is run by Dan Benjamin and was started in 2009 to organize the shows that he was recording. 5by5 has a live stream of the broadcasts as well [...]
In a world obsessed with physical vanity and looking attractive, here comes an app that claims to rate just how ugly you are.
The app, Ugly Meter uses the front-facing camera on your iPhone to analyze how properly proportioned your facial features are – such as, are your eyes too close, is your nose too big, are your lips shaped the right way, you get the picture (pun intended).
The founder, Jo Overline, of Dapper Gentlemen, the creator of the app touts that the Ugly Meter Pro version is selling like crazy oversees (he points out China in particular in a recent interview with KTVX in Arizona).
There are two versions, a standard version and Pro [...]