The NYPD worked with scientists to create a system that predicts crime hot spots. But it’ll only do so much when online crime is getting easier all the time.
Archives: April 2014
The biggest SEO myths, according to Cutts, are perpetuated in “black-hat forums and discussion boards.”
Despite the growing threats, less than 30 percent of Internet users are concerned with the security of their data online.
If you haven’t already noticed, Kickstarter is getting old. Compared to other apps, the site is practically a dinosaur. Just watch this video! In it, you’ll see Kickstarter swimming with the internet’s giants like Myspace. Of course, now, the company has been so successful, they’ve failed to put out an Android compatible app. Users have to pay $0.99 to another company just to manage projects.
Are you accurately tracking and engaging with your customers’ social behavior from discovery to conversion?
If a dog can use a leash, so can your phone! We’re only half serious, but there must be a market for this widget – a pants to phone leash to prevent you from dropping your phone into a deadly pool, or, the dreaded toilet of despair.
Counting calories will be as simple as waving this magic spectrometer pen from Consumer Physics. The SCiO will only cost you $150 – small penance if you like welding a magic pen when dieting.
Social networks have broken up into multiple apps and sites for the purpose of harvesting social signals and selling personalized ads.
Jonathan’s Silvertown’s History of Seeds is a beautiful medication on a rich history of seeds and their potential. We agree with Thoreau, who said, “I have great faith in a seed. Convince me that you have a seed there, and I am prepared to expect wonders.” If you love seeds or edible histories, check out this free download of An Orchard Invisible: A Natural History of Seeds.
The story of seeds, in a nutshell, is a tale of evolution. From the tiny sesame that we sprinkle on our bagels to the forty-five-pound double coconut borne by the coco de mer tree, seeds are a perpetual reminder of the complexity and diversity of life on earth. With An Orchard Invisible, Jonathan Silvertown presents the oft-ignored seed with the natural history it deserves, one nearly as varied and surprising as the earth’s flora itself. Read more
Facebook is still leading the top free list on Google Play, but we’ve got a new addictive app in the top ten list from Game Mob: Piano Tiles (formerly, Don’t Tap on the White Tile). It’s addictive – and we think you should not start playing it unless you are ready to go crazy while wasting a lot of time. Don’t say we didn’t warn you…
Below, we’ve listed the top free Android apps of the week as well as a video to Piano Tiles. The list links to Google Play’s research about the individual apps, including user reviews.
We spotlight the top free apps every week–helping our readers discover, enjoy and analyze successful content. Read more