If you are the kind of person who sees articles online that you would love to read but just don’t have the time to get through them right at that moment then you will love this little app. Easier than bookmarking, it lets you tag an article that you like, saving it for reading later on your smartphone or tablet. Articles can be categorized so you can dive in later to a piece that fits your mood – tech, politics, sport or whatever you like. Integrated with Twitter and Flipboard.
This VOIP app has gained 300 million users due to its extremely ease-to-use call and message features. More user friendly than Skype or What’s App it combines the ease of texting with excellent call quality. It is also very easy to send pictures files to users, which can be integrated seamlessly on Macs into your photo albums, meaning users can share photos in a very simple way. Viber was recently bought by Rakuten (a Japanese Amazon that also owns play.com), who are planning to integrate games and purchasing functionality into the app.
3. Rush Poker
Online games are nothing new but Fulltilt’s Rush Poker app introduces an interesting dimension with real money wins and losses on the table. Players need to be at least 17 to play so this app is not available to everyone. You can deposit money into your account via your mobile but there is a ‘play money’ option as well. Players can try the always popular No Limit Hold’em and Pot Limit Omaha. Online poker has been around for a while but this app gives poker lovers the opportunity to get in a few quick hands while on the move.
The ultra cheap accommodation provider connects users with local people who have spare space to rent out. Running successfully for a few years now it is almost always cheaper than hotels with the added bonus of getting a local insight into the area you are visiting. The app offers easy to check out pictures, rates, guest reviews and availability. Just arrived in town and need a place to stay? You’re covered.
If you want to learn a language then this free app will take you through the basics, teaching you any one of Spanish, German, French, Italian, Portuguese and English. Best thing about the app is that it works almost like a game, tracking your progress and scores as you learn. ¡Fantástico!
Let’s admit it; we all have some software that we simply can’t live without. In today’s world, people are rarely away from the computer for more than a day, so it’s only natural certain aspects get depended on.
If you work in an office, there are plenty of examples but everyone has that one program that’s irreplaceable. Maybe it’s a media editing suite, a data management package – it could be anything, but the simple facts remains that it forms a vital link in your operations.
This in turn, of course, begs the obvious question – what happens when it doesn’t work? Read More →
There are many homeowners out there that are worried about their home security. Ironically, this anxiety often reaches its peak when they are out of their home. Luckily there is a range of new apps that can help any person or family monitor their home or property from anywhere in the world.
Property crime is a major concern in the United States. There were over 2 million burglaries last year, about one every 15 seconds. Although many people already have ADT coverage, some people are relying more on their smartphones than traditional systems. This has led to a surge of startup companies and security firms to offer apps that help families monitor their home and their property safe from criminals. Read More →
In this day and age, people everywhere are forced to cut corners and try to save money wherever possible. At the same time, technology is advancing quicker than ever, allowing tech savvy individuals to do more AND save more money at the same time. Technologies like voice over internet protocol (VOIP) have come a long way in recent years, and now present a wonderful opportunity for people from all over the world. If you’re looking to save money on your telephone related costs, be sure to look into Rebtel, a leader in the VOIP industry. Read More →
Picture this: It’s 1995, and a movie starring a bunch of wayward computer geeks who hack into a system to uncover a criminal masterplan hits the cinema. Ah, Hackers. For most it was not only their introduction to Angelina Jolie, but also their entry to the underground world of what hacking was. For most of us it, was a first look into the underground scene of computers and gaining access into systems illegally.
The word “hack” is seen as a derogatory term in the IT industry, usually meaning someone trying to gain access illegally into something, or a very shoddy way to hold an application together. ‘Hackathons’, on the other hand, are on the opposite scale of the spectrum. Read More →
If you’re the type of person who owns a dedicated sound card, then I think it’s fair to assume that you want the very best audio quality. You’re no doubt a gamer or audio enthusiast, and chances are you even own one of Creative’s dedicated sound card offerings. After all, they are one of the biggest in the business… Read More →
Since the release of the very first Amazon Kindle so many years ago, I’ve been hooked. As an avid reader, I loved the ability to carry hundreds of books on my person in one thin, lightweight device. Never again would I have to drag along heavy books on my travels, or worry about bending and wrecking the pages. I’m fussy about these things, you know?
Since then, Kindle E-readers have only continued to improve, but they’re still plagued with one major issue that Amazon just can’t seem to wrap their head around. Google figured it out, and they prospered because of it, and others are slowly Read More →
Blip.me is a free app that is a fun, useful, and turns your mobile phone into a push-to-talk two-way radio to keep in touch with your friends. An app that can be used both with Android and iOS devices and lets you send and receive short messages. An added advantage over walkie-talkie is that the message can be played back later, if it is not convenient to play it right away. Blip.me app is available free at the App store and Android market.