Posts Tagged 'Software'

TapPainter: See What Your Room Looks Life Before You Paint It

Choosing the right paint color for rooms in your pad isn’t always easy, because colors do look slightly different when they are actually on walls, and it’s especially hard to get an idea from a few little paint swatches. That’s one of the reasons why this new app might work really well. It lets you visualize how your walls would look with any kind of paint.

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Read more: http://technabob.com/blog/2014/05/15/tappainter-augmented-reality-paint-app/#ixzz35178rNxy

Ultimeyes App Aims to Give You Hawkeye Vision

It’s a fact that staring at screens of all kind will strain your vision. However, there’s a new app that’s available for iOS and Android, which is supposed to help improve it. Fact or fiction?

ultimeyes app vision 620x465Read more @ Technabob

Samsung Galaxy S5 Fingerprint Scanner Already Hacked!

It might have taken some extra time, but Samsung quickly adopted biometric security on their new S5 flagship Android phone. However, it didn’t take hackers long to figure out a way to defeat it.

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Read more: http://technabob.com/blog/2014/04/15/samsung-galaxy-s5-fingerprint-scanner-hacked/#ixzz2z3mNC9XS

How to Survive The Upcoming Google Reader Apocalypse

I’ve been using Google Reader for about eight years, if memory serves me well. The service has never been perfect, but it allowed me to skim and read thousands of articles everyday for my job. It’s something that can become quite unmanageable if you don’t keep up to date with them every day. Just like many users, I was pretty shocked when Google announced that it was sunsetting the service. It had become a central part of the way that I read many articles, and I had trouble thinking of another way being able to accomplish the same thing.

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Read more @ Technabob

Rise Alarm Clock App: Wakes You Up, Minimally

While some of the other apps that I’ve come across recently promise to wake you up in different ways, this one strips away all unnecessary functions and goes down to the bare essentials of what an alarm should be. It will wake you up and it’s nicely designed. It doesn’t go much beyond this – and that’s a good thing.

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Read more @ Technabob

T3 Music Player for iOS: The Media Player Goes Old School

There are plenty of ways of playing music on your iPhone, but the default player lacks a few functions. This new player app was inspired by the work of legendary industrial designer Dieter Rams, blending both form and function as you rediscover your music collection.

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Read more @ Technabob

ZenAwake iOS App Gently Wakes You from Your Slumber

Waking up has always been a difficult process for me, and I have to say that I haven’t found an easy way to wake up until now. The only real workaround is to get a good night’s rest. That being said, if  you have the same difficulty getting out of bed as I do, there’s an app for that!

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Read more @ Technabob

Sleep Cycle Alarm Clock for iPhone Wakes Even the Grumpiest Sleepers

I’m always looking for better ways to wake up, but other than the jarring loud alarm that wakes me up every morning, I haven’t found a decent solution to my problem. This app might do the trick.

sleep cycle alarm ios

Read more @ Technabob

Mailbox iPhone App: Take a Number and Get in Line

The Mailbox app has finally launched on iOS, but before you start jubilating about how clean your email box will finally be, you’d better download it and start waiting, because the wait to use will be long. Currently, there are over 800,000 users waiting to start using the app. The app provides a new way to access your Gmail on your iPhone.

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Read more @ Technabob

10 Tasks Your Smartphone Can Do Around the House (Or One Day Will)

020513_rg_ThingsSmartphonesDo_01.jpgSmartphones are ubiquitous these days, and there aren’t many people who don’t have one vibrating in their pockets. They’ve also proven to be increasingly useful for tasks beyond making calls, reading emails, or browsing the internet. Here are a few common tasks where a smartphone and an app can help out beyond launching perturbed feathered friends…

Read more @ Apartment Therapy


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