You Will Never Walk Alone-This App Works as A Virtual Security Guard
Sep07

You Will Never Walk Alone-This App Works as A Virtual Security Guard

Some of the best app ideas are also the most obvious, and that’s definitely the case with the Companion app. The app makes it easy to recruit friends and family to virtually accompany you on your way home at night when you’re in areas where you feel less than safe. And before you poo-poo the app as playing on our fears, try to remember just how many friends you’ve known who have called you up while walking the...

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4 Free Apps that’ll Pump Some Life into Your Job Search
Sep07

4 Free Apps that’ll Pump Some Life into Your Job Search

You already know that the key to finding a new job involves a combination of laser focus, active networking, fast follow-up, and diligent searching. And you’ve been hard at work doing them all. Yet, somehow, you still haven’t landed your dream job. Well, that’s about to change. Or, at the very least, the process is about to get a little bit easier. I’ve rounded up four apps that’ll not only shake up your...

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Shoot Crappy Video (on purpose) with New VHS Camcorder App
Aug24

Shoot Crappy Video (on purpose) with New VHS Camcorder App

Your throwback Thursday videos are about to get a whole lot more legit. A new app called VHS Camcorder almost perfectly recreates the experience of shooting video with old school cameras — crappy video and all. The $3.99 iPhone app was created by Rarevision, a Los Angeles-based post-production software company that says VHS Camcorder was designed to “look and sound like videotape recordings that have been in storage for 30...

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LinkedIn’s Newest App Helps You Learn More About Your Coworkers
Aug24

LinkedIn’s Newest App Helps You Learn More About Your Coworkers

While LinkedIn is a handy tool for connecting with new acquaintances or networking with others in your industry, the company thinks it could do a better job at helping you get to know the people you already work with. That’s the goal of Lookup, LinkedIn’s newest standalone app, which allows people to easily find information and get in touch with their coworkers. Lookup was created by a team led by Pulse founder Ankit Gupta...

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Bring Your Watch Face to Life with this Animation Hack for the Apple Watch
Aug20

Bring Your Watch Face to Life with this Animation Hack for the Apple Watch

We already know that the Apple Watch will get new watch faces this fall, including custom watch faces. But one developer couldn’t wait, so he created his own, and it looks pretty cool. London-based Hamza Sood posted his handiwork on Twitter on Tuesday, showing his stainless steel Apple Watch being easily changed from the Mickey Mouse watch face to an animated one he created for the smartwatch. After some haxx… Custom watch...

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Firefox Bug Could Search and Upload your Files Secreatly
Aug08

Firefox Bug Could Search and Upload your Files Secreatly

Attention, Firefox users: Stop what you’re doing and update your web browser. An exploit discovered on Wednesday could potentially search your local files and upload them to a server that appears to be in Ukraine, according to a blog post Mozilla published on Thursday. The company strongly recommends users update to the Firefox 39.0.3 or Firefox ESR (Extended Support Release) 38.1.1. An advertisement on an unnamed Russian...

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