Articles with the tag Apps

Hypersleep: Sleep And Geek Out!

Being a true geek means living the lifestyle 24/7. But how do you do that when a significant amount of the day is devoted to relatively boring sleep? Enter ‘Hypersleep,’ the only app that allows you to geek out while sleeping. It uses ambient sounds and white noise to help you sleep better. Choose between […]

Geeks Behind the Iron Curtain

“Do you know about the kids behind the Iron Curtain who put together their own gaming consoles not to be cool, but because they could not afford them otherwise? Or that the Yugoslavian scientist Nikola Tesla, the biggest “geek” in history, got celebrated by having factories named after him? Would you like to know why […]

Must-Have Geeky Apps for Your Next Road Trip

Today, smartphone applications are available in so many iterations that it’s almost impossible to know which ones are worth the memory they’ll consume on your smart phone. When you’re searching for the best and most useful applications, you’re actually looking for those that will simplify your busy life. And when you’re on the road, apps […]

The Numinous Place Takes Storytelling to a Whole New Level

It’s an app. No, it’s an ebook. Actually, it’s a combination of both, and it’s called The Numinous Place. The Numinous Place is an app slash ebook project in the works, which promises to bring an adventure reading experience like nothing you’ve ever had. It’s a work of fiction by Mark Staufer, but thanks to […]

Making LEGO Movies Just Got a Lot Easier

When it comes to keeping fans happy, LEGO is on a roll. It seems like every week, LEGO announces some new product or feature that pays service to its base of hardcore fans. Their latest goodie: a free iPhone app that makes it super simple to film your own stop-motion LEGO movies.

Darth Maul Yourself

Ever wonder what you’d look like in Darth Maul’s facial tattoos and horns? A new app lets you find out.

Finally: Weather For Geeks

Okay, so “Swackett” isn’t made specifically for us geeks, per se. But I guarantee you’re going to love it. Swackett is an app that takes weather data from AccuWeather and presents it in a simplified way. Want to know what the weather is like right now, or the forecast for tomorrow? Instead of the temperature […]

Quick Cite: Bibliography App for Dummies

Anyone who has had to write a paper that required bibliographical notes knows how much of a pain it could be. You have to know which style your audience requires. You have to know it by heart – either that or always check the style guide. Freelance writers with clients who require a specific style […]

A Phone Apps Infographic

Now that smartphones are the standard instead of the exception the app market is booming. Especially Apple’s Apps store is very successful. And not just because Apple sold so many iPhone’s, according to the infographic Blackberry sold more phones than Apple. I have a theory that one of the factors that Apple App store is […]

Essential FREE iPad apps

It’s time to stop pretending, people. Sure, we can try to talk about other stuff this week. But we all know that this is no ordinary week. The iPad goes on sale tomorrow, and with early reviews praising it as the revolutionary product we all hoped it would be, we might as well face it […]

Dammit. I'm Gonna Have to Get an iPad

Normally I’d write this over at Apple Gazette – your source for excellent Apple news, reviews and commentary – but let’s face it; there’s nothing geekier right now than the iPad. I originally thought that it wasn’t worth my time. There was no reason for me to get an iPad when my laptop and iPhone […]

Apple finally embracing social media

Notoriously secretive tech/geek utopia Apple — which actually forbids its employees from having their own blogs — might finally be signing on with the social media revolution. It’s only been going on for you know, like… four whole years. (That’s how old both Facebook and Twitter are, and yes, I’m intentionally ignoring the horrendous mess […]

Sexy girls clean your iPhone screen. Or something like that.

If you thought we had had it with the useless iPhone apps, you are wrong. Apple long has promoted ‘There’s an app for that’ and the fun site App for That can someone bring the occasionall laugh, but sometimes things just go to far. We all know the Lightsaber now, the Cylon Detector and the […]

Mac Plus emulator for iPhone

If you were waiting for a reason to jailbreak your iPhone, this might be exactly that moment you have been waiting for. Mini vMac is a complete emulator of the classic Mac Plus for the iPhone, admitted rather useless but oh so nerdy! Named Fork ported this originally Mac OS X app to the iPhone. […]

Google's friend locator

Something good has come from Google this week, Google Latitude. It’s paired with the Google Maps application allowing you to find your friends on the map at any given time. Scary… well, maybe. But don’t worry, as we know Google, this will be safe. Google Latitude uses Google Maps My Location service that combines cell […]

Google Earth for the iPhone

Good news today, Google Earth has just released its iPhone and iPod touch versions. Google Earth is Google’s map software that let’s people scan the entire globe and zero in on a point of interest getting detailed roadmaps for some areas or terrain snapshots. The iPhone version brings the PC experience to your palms and […]

Apple iPhone Games

Apple Inc looks set to be on to another winner with their new iPhone (capable of 3G network connection speeds to ensure you get your data as fast as possible) in the form of the App Store.  Aside from various useful gadgets and widgetry, the store is going to become host to the whole gamut […]