Our Favourite Android, iOS And Windows Phone Apps Of The Week

It’s finally the weekend, and your smartphone has been faithfully by your side all week. Time to reward its tireless service with a gift — in the form of some shiny new apps!


Why You Should Never Use Pixelation To Hide Sensitive Text

Pixelation is great for hiding faces and covering up nakedness, but it’s not good for disguising text. It’s so bad, in fact, that it might not even protect you at all.


Turn Your Dumb Selfie Into A Textable Emoji, Annoy And Delight Your Pals

Do smartphone-wielding citizens of the world need an excuse to snap more selfies? Absolutely not! And yet, against all odds, there is something undeniably charming about Imoji, an app that allows you to turn your face — or anything you’ve got a photo of — into a little textable you-moji.


HP And Chubby Checker Finish Fight Over 'Chubby Checker' Penis-Size App

Chubby Checker, the “Twist”-singing denim enthusiast, has made legal peace with Hewlitt-Packard and Palm following a trademark infringement lawsuit over Chubby Checker, a penis measurement webOS app.


Syfy App Turns Your Entire Living Room Into Sharknado Central

Got the Syfy Sync app for iPhone/iPad and some Hue bulbs? Faboo! Tune into Syfy next Wednesday to watch Sharknado and Sharknado 2: The Sharkening The Second One as never before.


How To Safely Install The OS X Yosemite Beta

The OS X Yosemite public beta is out, and since it’s beta software, you need to exercise some caution before you install it. That doesn’t mean you have to miss out on all the fun. Here’s how to install the beta without messing up your whole system.


Looks Like Instagram Is Working On A Snapchat Rival

Someone at Instagram has a slippery trigger finger: Some Instagram for Android users are reporting links posted to a “one tap photo messaging app” called Bolt. It sounds an awful lot like a very popular photo-sharing app not owned by Facebook that rhymes with “App Hat”.


This Aussie-Made Pregnancy App Is Meant For Guys

Who’s Your Daddy? That’s the name of an Australian-made pregnancy app that’s meant to help out first-time dads with everything they need to know about their partner’s pregnancy.


The Untold History Of How Autocorrect Came To Be

Despite the well-documented foibles of autocorrect, it actually is pretty good at turning my gibberish touch typing into comprehensible if profanity-free prose. For that, we have a man by the name of Bill Vaginal to thank. Erh, I mean Vignola.


Google Maps App Now Gives Suggestions Based On Weather And Time Of Day

The Google Maps app has proved invaluable for the intrepid urban explorer in navigating the city. Now, a new update for iOS and Android can provide specific contextual details about what’s around you depending on your location, time of day, and even the weather. So if it’s raining (or about to), it will warn against going to a nearby park, for example.