Take the Internet’s favorite animal and turn it into the world’s most annoying troll: Introducing, Cat Facts, an old Reddit prank that is now available as an app.
With over 3.5 million users, OkCupid is a treasure trove of data. If you enjoy human interactions as much as you enjoy studying human interactions, it’s not so bad.
Why settle for standard emojis when you can create your own?
There might not be a lot of every day utility to Homer, but if you’re an app aficionado, it’s the perfect app to share apps.
In a survey, men’s social profiles were 78 percent more likely to be clicked on when their photos depicted a selfie with a dog, rather than a cat.
When you turn those wireless signals into a color app, you have an instant art display, capable of being the object of colorful time-lapse photography.
While sharing photos of your cat may seem harmless, it could give away your location to the Internet.
A clever product promotion lets you buy discounted sunscreen by spending some time outside.
Get ready for the first mobile-inspired sitcom: Selfie. As we’ve mentioned before, the comedy from ABC is set to air this fall, and as you’d expect, there are a lot of hashtags, mobiles, and gendered stereotyping. Of course, the show highlights a girl who spends too much time indulging in fake, digital friends on social media – but why is her hero a man with marketing skills for unmarketable things?
Your phone has been paying attention to your tilting habits, and it can now identify you based on your tilt, your angle, and the way you wave your mobile. Thanks to tilt-sensor technology and an impeccable memory, smartphones can give up your tilt “fingerprint” that can identify and track you as you move.
The findings come from Romit Roy Choudhury, associate professor at University of Illinois and colleagues at the University of South Carolina. According to Choudhury, “There has been a lot of work to catch the leakage of ID information from phones. We are now saying that accelerometer data going out of the phone can be treated as an ID.” Read more