mobile apps

Bolt, Instagram's Crack At Snapchat, Is Out In Australia

Self-destructing media! Not exactly hitting Da Vinci-levels of innovation, but an intriguing enough concept going by the popularity of Snapchat. Instagram, the other heavyweight in the “must photograph everything and spam it to my friends” space, has released a competitor of sorts called “Bolt”. The roll-out however is being done gradually, with Australia the latest country to get access to the app.


Foursquare 8.0: A Lot More Yelp-Like, A Lot Less Fun

The Foursquare weening process has been a slow one. First, Swarm appeared. A few months later, it took our check-ins. And now that the original, watermelon-adorned app overhaul is finally here, it’s a bit of a letdown.


An iPhone App Knows How You Feel By Checking Your Pulse

The Morpholio Project’s latest development uses an iPhone’s camera and flash as an impromptu pulse monitor, measuring your visceral reaction to the things you’re seeing. It’s like a lie detector for your aesthetic taste, and Morpholio’s Toru Hasegawa let me play with it


App Deals: iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone

Today’s best mobile app deals for Android, iOS and Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


App Deals: iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone

Today’s best mobile app deals for Android, iOS and Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


Just Tap Your Phone On Every Wall And This App Will Draw A Floorplan

It’s not a bad idea to measure a room before you go out and buy a bunch of new furniture. And if you’ve got an iPhone, that becomes less of an ordeal because you can trade your tape measure for this slick app called RoomScan. It automatically generates floorplans by simply tapping your phone on every wall.


Freebie Friday: 100% Free Apps For iOS, Android And Windows Phone

At the end of each week, we bring you a list of the latest free mobile apps for iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Phone. Deals this week include Punch Quest, Mario Jump Go Go and Ascension: Chronicle of the Godslayer. Download them all without spending a cent!


Help Get Clean Water To Kids In Need, Just By Ignoring Your Damn Phone

There are a lot of dumb, pointless apps out there that make it hard to put our smartphones down. That’s what makes UNICEF’s new project for World Water Month doubly brilliant — it raises funds to provide clean drinking water to needy kids, by encouraging smartphone users to take a break from the touchscreen. Sounds like a true win-win.


Freebie Friday! 100% Free Apps For iOS, Android And Windows Phone

At the end of each week, we bring you a list of the latest free mobile apps for iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Phone. Deals this week include Minion Rush for Windows Phone, RAVENMARK: Mercenaries for Android and Nightmares from the Deep on iOS. Download them all without spending a cent!


Wait, What? Flappy Bird's Creator Says He's Removing The Game

A tweet from Dong Nguyen, creator of the maddening and virally popular game Flappy Bird, says the game will disappear from the Android and iOS app stores at noon tomorrow. And here I’d just gotten past the first three pipes!