Posts tagged "apps"

Dating With Tinder: What It’s Really Like To Date With Hookup Apps

I joined Tinder last month at the insistence of my friends. Before I downloaded the app, I had no clue what it was, but listening to my buddies raving about it, you’d think it was the second coming of Facebook. For guys who love looking at pictures of girls in bikinis and frivolously casting…
By: Ask Men / March 11, 2013

5 New Gadgets & How To Use Them For Porn

With every New Year comes a new round of technological gadgets that are supposed to make our lives easier. Not only do they usually do that, but after awhile someone realizes that on top of bringing us closer — communication wise — and making the world seem smaller, the aforementioned gadgets are actually really handy when it comes to pornography.
By: YourTango.com / February 25, 2013

The Real Chubby Checker Isn’t Happy About The Penis Size App Named After Him

Rock 'n' roller Chubby Checker is in a twist about a penis size app that shares his name. The 71-year-old musician is suing Hewlett-Packard to the tune of half a million dollars for "irreparable damage and harm" caused by the "Chubby Checker" app for HP's Palm OS. The app has since been removed from the…
By: Ami Angelowicz / February 14, 2013

13 Apps Perfect For Weirdos Like Us

I'm weird. I'm very weird. I'm proud of how weird I am. You're probably weird, too. I think everyone is weird in their own unique way. Like snowflakes. When I found out that there was a BellyButton app for my iPhone, my first reaction was, "I want it." It does nothing but show…
By: Ami Angelowicz / January 9, 2013

The Boyfriend Maker App Is Alive And Self Aware, And Is Actually A Terrible Boyfriend

Last week, Jessica told you about The Boyfriend Maker, a smartphone app that allows users to have a simulated boyfriend experience, without all the messy emotional problems and intimacy. Sounds awesome, right? Except the Boyfriend Maker app seems to have acquired some artificial intelligence and is now kind of a monster.
By: Julie Gerstein / December 20, 2012

This What Tyra Banks’ Smize Yourself! App Did To My Face

OMFG! I've discovered the most worthwhile way to waste time EVER. Amelia informed me that a Tyra Banks Smize Yourself! app existed and of course, I purchased it immediately. Basically, you line up your face in a cut out and then you smize into the camera while Tyra tells you how "fierce" you…
By: Ami Angelowicz / December 6, 2012

New App Rewards People For Not Texting During Movies

Today in "brilliant ideas that only exist because people are awful," the most popular movie theater chain in the world, Cinemark, has debuted a new app to dissuade moviegoers from texting during movies. Here's how it works: when a movie starts, people are prompted to use the Cinemark app to put their phones into "Cinemode."…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 19, 2012

10 Must Have Apps For Your iPhone

Ladies and Gents, it’s time! The iPhone 5 is here. So what’s so special about this version? For starters there’s a larger Retina display. This basically means that everything on your phone is going to be crisper and clearer. The LTE wireless technology will also speed up all connections and the new A6 chip makes everything twice…
By: College Candy / September 21, 2012

Hot Links: Now You Can Actually Watch Your Biological Clock Tick

If the internal ticking of your biological clock isn't annoying you enough, now there's an actual clock that counts down how much longer you're fertile. Part of me wants to declare this ingenious. Another part of me wants to cry in a corner. [The Stir] Kisses can be great, but when they're bad, they are…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 2, 2012

8 Apps Designed Specifically For Modern Douchebags

Most of what we know about ancient cultures is based on their technology. We know what they ate based on the grains that are mashed into their stoneware and what they did for fun based on the absence of video games in their little mud huts. Similarly, we can tell a great deal…
By: Cracked / January 2, 2012

Cameltoe Is The New Mistletoe

I mean really, it's antediluvian, not to mention totally cliche, to steal a kiss under the mistletoe. That was so last century. Way more romantic (and modern) than mistletoe is cameltoe. A new mobile app, Under the Cameltoe, allows you to log on, pick from a variety of genitals in too-tight garments, hold…
By: Ami Angelowicz / December 20, 2011

Get Your Drinkify On!

Lushes and music lovers (that's all of us, then?): go ahead and add Drinkify to your list of fail-safe time wasters (if you have one; I do). The website is brand new, having been created over the weekend at Music Hack Day in Boston, and ooh, it is cool and I could do…
By: Rachel Krause / November 10, 2011

App Helps French Mothers Figure Out If Sons Are “Le Gay”

Apparently even French mothers have trouble answering the question "gay or European?" A new smartphone app offers French mothers a questionnaire to help figure out if their sons like sticking their French bread in a warm, buttery croissant ... or not. The $2.69 app asks 20 questions which inquire whether their bébé mimic…
By: Jessica Wakeman / September 26, 2011

Text It With Balloon Animals

Now you can add cuteness to the most difficult-to-write texts and emails with AnimalFont, a typography for your iPhone made entirely of balloon animals. It also has a special shake feature that creates adorable sound effects with every word. If that wasn't enough, the developers are donating proceeds to relief efforts in Japan. Yay! I…
By: Ami Angelowicz / August 27, 2011

YWCA’s “Safety Siren” iPhone App Sends An S.O.S. Message For Help On A Sketchy Date

Ten years ago, when I was 17, I got into a car with a young guy I barely knew who was a customer at my job. We drove deep into the woods, parked his car, and got stoned. Bryan* eventually became my boyfriend, but I often think back to that night when I went off…
By: Jessica Wakeman / May 20, 2011

iAugment App Shows How Your Boobs Would Look After Breast Implants

Wondering what would your breasts look like if they were bigger? There's an app for that! iAugment is a Photoshop-style iPhone app that uses a 3D pic of your chest to show you how you'd look with bigger jigglies. iAugment allows you to view 17 different breast implant sizes — from…
By: Jessica Wakeman / May 9, 2011

Coca-Cola’s Crammer Keeper App Makes Studying As Simple As Singing A Tune

Students these days have it so easy. Laptops and tablets have virtually eliminated the need for notebooks and textbooks. The internet has made sitting in a classroom unnecessary. And now Coca-Cola has created the Crammer Keeper app that makes retaining course material easy. Ever noticed how you can remember the lyrics to the…
By: Annika Harris / January 7, 2011

Check Out The New eBay Fashion App

I'm a staunch believer in buying clothes and shoes on eBay. Though not a lover of used things, I am a huge fan of deals, and the enormous selection of new goods still tagged and in their boxes makes it my go to website when I've got something very specific in mind and don't want…
By: Lily Q / July 17, 2010

Where The Pervs Are: New iPhone App Tracks Street Harassment

It's that time of year, ladies: heat waves burning across the continental U.S. and Leering McLeerers are coming out of the woodwork. (Or is it up from the sludge?) Not that McLeerers wait until sundress season to sexually harass women in public. Many is the man who finds something sexually foul to say whe…
By: Jessica Wakeman / July 8, 2010

Need Therapy? Consult Your Phone

Is that a therapist in your pocket or are you just really well-adjusted? You may be able to use that line very soon because mobile therapy apps are on the way. Just imagine—you might not have to pay $200 an hour to talk about your problems. You can just pop out your iPhone and a…
By: Ami Angelowicz / May 24, 2010