This funny YouTube parody of the movie, Her, featuring a romance between a woman and her male operating system, Sam, will make you feel a little too close to reality. Watch it and let this be a warning to not fall in love with Siri, Sam, Samantha… or Siri’s male counterpart, Daniel.
App security, and security in general have been a major focus for most developers and retailers, especially since the security hack of Neiman Marcus and Target during the holiday season. Now, the latest, is the negligent storage of usernames and passwords of Starbuck’s payment app, which was reported to be simply accessible by plugging a smartphone into a computer.
If you’re a dog owner, your social network have just arrived, and with it, a greeting card option for your puppy love. Created by the American Kennel Club, WOOfipedia, is a place for dog owners and dog lovers to share photos of their lovable pet.
If the cute overload isn’t an incentive for you to join – consider this: the content shared on Woofipedia can be used to create AKC branded cards using the easy-to-edit software from mobile eCard app, CleverCard: Read more
Google released a Movies & TV app for iOS Wednesday, offering Android fans a new way to watch their content on an Apple device.
The Google Play Movies & TV app lets users watch and peruse movies and TV shows they’ve already purchased or rented via Google Play. You cannot, however, make new purchases through the app. Using Google’s Chromecast device, though, will let users stream Google Play content directly from their iPad or iPhone to the TV. Read more
Wordie is an app that’s not actually too wordy. The app lets you create text based video messages using Getty’s images and selfies. The app overlays the text over some predefined images that you can select from, or you can choose to shoot a personal video. Then, after adding in some stock music, you can share, send, or save your Wordie video.
Here’s a sample of what that looks like: Read more
Apple’s app approval process must have been broken for this liposuction app to slip through – it’s a plastic surgery app marketed towards children ages 9 and older. Needless to say, this app description has all of the signals of an inappropriate product:
This unfortunate girl has so much extra weight that no diet can help her. In our clinic she can go through a surgery called liposuction that will make her slim and beautiful. We’ll need to make small cuts on problem areas and suck out the extra fat. Will you operate her, doctor?
A new video app has all the tech blogs excited this week. Horizon, an iOS app that debuted Tuesday, ensures that the user’s video always lands in horizontal, or landscape orientation — even if you’re holding your phone vertically.
The benefit of a horizontal video is well, it looks better, according to the Internet. A vertical video uploaded to YouTube, for example, leaves a good portion of the player empty, surrounding your video by black bars. Read more
Video chats can be a great way to communicate, but it often leaves you feeling a little lazy in the process. How many of us are half-aware of our posturing while wearing PJs? If you’re looking to improve your conversation skills on video chats, look no further.