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Your Year In Foursquare Checkins, Visualised

Foursquare just launched a neat new tool that allows you to view the last year of your life in Foursquare check-ins. Don’t worry! It’s more than a depressingly reductive view of your life as the summation of activities on a social network. It’s actually really cool.


Whoa, Did Google Maps Just Reveal A Gruesome Murder?

Google Maps, the all-seeing eye that can find naked pranksters, possible donkey hit and runs, people have sex in public and other more serious crimes, may have just stumbled upon a bloody crime scene. The image shows what looks to be two people dragging a corpse and leaving a bloody trail on a pier.


Photoshop's Fathers Wax Nostalgic About How It Came To Be

It’s become the de facto standard for digital photo editing and tweaking, but how much do you know about Photoshop’s 22-year history? In this short documentary the creators of what is possibly one of the most pirated pieces of software ever — including Thomas Knoll, John Knoll, Russell Brown and Steve Guttman — talk about Photoshop’s humble beginnings.


Your Web Cam Can See Your Heart Rate, Which Isn't Creepy At All

Sitting at a desk in front of a computer screen for 12 hours a day on Chatroulette can’t be good for you. So while you webcam the hours away you can also keep tabs on your health with this app that can determine your heart rate based on the constant discolouration as blood pumps in and out of your forehead.


App Deals Of The Day: Android, iPhone, iPad, Windows Phone

Astrid Tasks now free on Android, Journalized now free on iOS, iMini for half price on iPad, Ding now free on Windows Phone, plus lots more. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


The Best App Developer Is Working For Facebook Now

According to a tweet by Facebook Home designer Mike Matas, his team is now working with influential app designer Loren Brichter. That’s right, the man behind Tweetie and Letterpress is now working for Facebook.


Today's Facebook iOS Update Brings Chat Heads To Your iPhone

Upset that you won’t be able to know the joys of your friends’ disembodied heads floating around your screen, iPhone users? Worry no more, because while you won’t be getting the entire Facebook Home experience, the Chat Heads feature will be hitting iOS devices sometime today.


Google Experiments With A New Launcher And Ditching The Black Bar

There’s a new, cleaner Google web interface being tested right now. It does away with the black bar in favour of nicking the Chrome OS and Android grid icon and using it to populate a nice little white dropdown menu.


Doing Your Tax Return Online Was Even More Terrible In 1991

Are you one of the many tax-procrastinating thrillseekers who wait until the last minute to get cracking on your tax return? This video detailing the various online tax prep packages of 1991 should make you feel grateful that doing your return no longer looks like this.


Minibar: A Classier Cocktail App To Get You Drunk In Style

Cocktail apps are nothing new, but as they generally appeal to a demographic practically willing to drink gasoline so long as it’ll give ‘em a buzz, none really offered the refinement and knowledge we were looking for. Nothing, that is, until Minibar.


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