Posts tagged "apps"

This Timelapse Video Of Flowers Blooming Is Amazing

Nature, you sexy beast. This timelapse video of various flowers blooming — including my beloved PEONY, which is in season right now, YIPPPPPEEEEE — is downright sensual and I NEVER use that word. It’s actually from 2009 and is promotion for a cool-seeming app called Bloomclock which shows the passage of time via the blooming of variou…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 16, 2014

Attention, Cat Ladies: Kittyo App Lets You Hang Out With Your Cat Long-Distance

Does the thought of missing Mr. Bojangles’ adorably pawing at shadows on the wall give you social anxiety?  Kittyo, an intriguing/obnoxious new app, will allow you to hang out with your cat via iPhone remote control when you’re not home.

Kittyo features a webcam for owners to check in on their cats, a…

By: Claire Hannum / April 25, 2014

Life Dream Status: Desperate For A Doughnut Right Away? There’s An App For That!

Doughbot is the stuff the American Dream is made of: for only 99 cents, you can have at your fingertips access to the exact location of any and all doughnut sellers near you. I don’t love paying for apps, but sometimes you just need a fix, you know? The app works by scanning Instagram, Yelp and…

By: Claire Hannum / April 18, 2014

Escape A Bad Date With These Sneaky Apps

If you’ve ever had the misfortune of being on a date gone terribly wrong, you’re not alone. When it comes to playing the field, first dates and awkward moments go hand in hand. From uncomfortable silences to tension you could cut with a knife, we’ve all been through dates that were so terrible that sending…

By: YourTango.com / March 25, 2014

Nipple.io App Keeps Detailed Information About Your Sex Partners

Lindsay Lohan may keep track of her sexual conquests on paper, but in the 21st century, we can all use an app on our phone. It’s called Nipple.io and it’s a spreadsheet containing detailed information about all of your sex partners. All the fuck-data is collected on the main Nipple.io site (which, by the way,…

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 14, 2014

Unsanitary App Of The Day: Lick This Lets You Practice Oral Sex On Your iPhone Screen

A sex new app called Lick This allows users to engage in interactive exercises that supposedly train your tongue for pleasure. I know what you’re thinking: Great idea, but how is that possible without actually licking my iPhone screen? Answer: it’s not. You are meant to flick a light switch, move a zipper up and…

By: Ami Angelowicz / March 7, 2014

New App Can Track Exactly How Caffeinated You Are

Raise your hand if you’re a caffeine addict just like I am? (I’m guessing that’s about 99 percent of us, right?) If we are ready to be slightly horrified at our behavior, UpCoffee, a new app by the life-tracking wristband folks at Jawbone, explains exactly how much caffeine you consume each day. The app hopes to…

By: Claire Hannum / March 6, 2014

10 Of The Artsiest D**k Pics You’ll See On Pornstagram (NSFW)

Pornstagram is just what it sounds like — an app that lets you crop, filter and share the NSFW pictures that Instagram won’t allow. Created last July by French web developer Quentin Lechemia, his hope was that the ability to apply filters to naked pics would make people less ashamed and more excited to send…

By: The Frisky / March 6, 2014

This App Uses Boob Selfies To Find Your Perfect Bra Size And It Just Might Be Brilliant

Sick of those bra “fit specialists” at the department store trying to measure your boobs every time you walk into the dressing room? The app ThirdLove will help you find your bra size at home, by yourself, using selfies! Stemming from the online bra store of the same name, the app asks that users take a…

By: Claire Hannum / March 4, 2014

BroApp Will Text Your Girlfriend So You Can Have More Bro Time

BroApp, the android app created by two, 29-year-old Aussie bros Tom and James, is being billed as  “a clever relationship wingman” that pre-programs and sends text messages to girlfriends so that guys “can spend more time with the Bros.” Because those extra two minutes of time spent lifting, gaming or hanging with the bros are…

By: Ami Angelowicz / March 2, 2014

3nder Is Like Tinder But For Threesomes, Yay?

I have the dating app Tinder downloaded on my phone, but I only use it to play a game called “How many times can I swipe left in 60 seconds?” My current record is 44, but that’s because I take it seriously and don’t swipe left on every dude who pops up on the screen. But…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 24, 2014

Poll: Would You Share Your Secrets On New Confessional App ‘Secret’?

A new, anonymous confessional app called ‘Secret’ is picking up steam in the social world, and I’m not sure how I feel about it.

Here’s how it works: Users who download ‘Secret’ can upload images or plain backgrounds with text overlays sharing personal confessions or “secrets.” The app connects to your phone’s contacts

By: Katie Oldenburg / February 20, 2014

“Baby Selfie” App Lets Kiddos Take Their Own Baby Photos

New parents: don’t have enough baby pictures? Thought not. There actually might be some minutes of the day in which your child’s every move is not being documented for posterity and/or Facebook.  But fret not: now your baby can take pictures of herself with a new app called — wait for it — Baby Selfie.

By: Jessica Wakeman / February 19, 2014

Hate Your Job? This App Will Send A Breakup Text To Your Boss

Technology! Ain’t it grand? A new app called Quit Your Job will, yes, quit your job for you and it will do the whole thing via text. Seriously.

By: Claire Hannum / January 14, 2014

You Can Now Learn Spanish Via Cat Photos

CatAcademy, the greatest smartphone app ever made, will you help you learn Spanish using cat memes. Oh yes! It features over a thousand cat photos. Some of the pictures are original while many are from I Can Haz Cheezburger, the cat photo mecca.  Each of them is equipped to help you learn espanol.

Basically, thi…

By: Claire Hannum / November 22, 2013

New Smartphone App Offers Help & Resources For Domestic Violence Victims Hidden In Traditional News Reader

You’ll never hear me offer up much praise for Dr. Phil, but his wife, Robin McGraw, is owed some props. Her foundation, When Georgia Smiled, has released a free app for smartphones called ASPIRE News that seeks to aid women who are in abusive relationships. ASPIRE News is, on the surface, just your standard new…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 21, 2013

This App Delivers Coffee Shop Sounds To Your Computer

Love working in coffee shops but spend all day in an office? There’s an app for that. Coffitivity, possibly the most brilliantly simple invention of all time, brings ambient coffee shop sounds to your laptop to help you concentrate. It also saves you the roughly $8 you would spend on a delicious frappa-blended-mumbo-jumbo-venti drink and…

By: Claire Hannum / October 17, 2013

Almie Rose Tries Out Dating Apps (So You Don’t Have To)

The things I do for the Internet. There are so many dating (and, uh “dating”) apps out there now, and as someone who writes about dating (and, uh “dating”) I thought I should check some of them out. Here’s a short roundup of some of the notable ones.

By: Almie Rose / September 3, 2013

New App From IKEA Puts Furniture Directly In Your Home

IKEA is one of my favorite places in this world. Everything is colorful and beautiful, the prices are good, and HELLO,  Swedish meatballs. However, if you don’t feel quite so strongly about IKEA and would rather avoid a few extra trips to their labyrinthine stores, this new app may be just what you have bee…

By: Mary Odell / August 11, 2013

9 Naughty Apps That Are Worth The Download

Test drive these digital turn-ons and get jiggy with your iPhone, iPad or Android for $2.99 or less! Starting with…

By: iVillage / August 8, 2013