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Has An App Ever Made You Feel Special?

Last night, I experienced a moment of pure wonder. It felt like it was meant for me. Sick in bed, still coughing and sneezing at 3am, I absentmindedly checked my smartphone. To my astonishment, a tiny blue spark appeared on my screen.


Earthquake Warning App To Give Californians A Head Start On Disaster

Thirty seconds doesn’t seem like a long time, but it can be the window between life and death when an earthquake hits. That’s why Early Warning Labs is teaming up with the U.S. government on an early warning app that will give people in earthquake-prone areas some added time.


Looksery Changes Your Face In Real Time For Flattering Video Selfies

My eyes are brown. My face is round. But I don’t have to show you that. Looksery can give me beautiful baby blues and a chiseled jaw with just a few taps.


How To Download iOS 8 Without Deleting All Your Stuff

Now that iOS 8 is finally here, many an iPhone user has eagerly swiped over to the update screen only to find that the greedy install package just won’t fit. But don’t worry — you don’t have to go on a deleting rampage. All it takes is a few simple workarounds, and you can have your iOS 8 and keep your data too.


Microsoft's Snipp3t App Helps You Virtually Stalk Celebrities

On Saturday, Microsoft pulled the cover off of Snipp3t. This free iOS app looks a lot like any other endlessly scrolling news reader, but it doesn’t aggregate based on trending topics, specific outlets, or Facebook friend “likes.” It’s completely based on people.


This Algorithm Can Change The Season And Weather In Your Photos

One time I drove five hours out of my way on a road trip to Monument Valley, only to be devastated when I arrived. Instead of the bright red buttes I’d envisioned against a clear blue sky, a grey haze had settled into the valley, rendering the landscape flat and lifeless. My photographs could have been saved by a new app that can add sun and light to images with simple text commands.


Facebook Adds 'Nearby Friends' To Show You Where Everyone's At

Facebook’s newest feature, Nearby Friends, begins rolling out today. The opt-in app addition lets your friends know when you’re close by, with the option to show your precise location on a map, if that’s the kind of thing you want to share with your friends.


Two Aussie Developers' New Budgeting App Lets You Forecast Your Bills

The debut iOS app from the guys at Minus4°, Bills Forecast lets you quickly look forward at upcoming recurring bills, and add in expected purchases and yearly costs (like your car’s rego and insurance). The product of a year’s work from developer Toby Pattullo and designer Dean Hecker, the app looks great — it’s especially useful for getting an easy idea of how much spending or saving money you’ll have left over every month.


iOS 7's Biggest Annoyances (And How To Fix Them)

The release of any new operating system brings a slew of slight problems and annoyances. iOS 7 is no different. With that in mind, here’s how to fix some of the more common annoyances.


Push Launcher For iOS: Access Your Go-To Apps In One Easy Location

Now, there’s only so much you can really do as far as shortcuts go on an (non-jailbroken) iPhone. But if you’re set in your ways and still want some of the saved seconds a neat and tidy app launcher could afford you, Push Launcher is about as close as you’re going to get.


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