Posts tagged "iphone"

Cool Or Creepy: New App Lets You Embed Yourself In The Life Of A Stranger

We all got stern warnings about stranger danger when we were kids, but according to a research group at MIT, we could all use more contact with strangers, not less. That's why they developed a new iPhone app called 20 Day Stranger, which connects you and a stranger and lets you anonymously observe each other'…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 21, 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…
By: Claire Hannum / 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

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

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

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

Got Acne? There’s An App For That

Are you a victim of cell phone zits? Now there's a new iPhone application that can potentially combat this problem while you engage in the very same activity. Called AcneApp and developed by dermatologist Greg Pearson, the program emits red and blue nanometer lights, which are thought to help treat acne by destroying bacteria.
By: Leonora Epstein / February 9, 2010

Got Acne? There’s An App For That (Almost)

In a time not very far away, your iPhone will be able to clear up your acne and help with wrinkles. Really. According to UK's The Sun, Dr. Greg Pearson is developing an app that he claims will improve people's skin by shining a special light on your face while you chat o…
By: Nina Carbone / February 9, 2010

CameraBag App Turns Crappy iPhone Photos Into Works Of Art

This weekend I became a kick-ass photographer. Well, at least it looks like I did. I downloaded this super awesome app for my iPhone called CameraBag for $1.99 and it turns even the most dull iPhone photos into gallery-quality awesomeness (well, almost). Simply upload one of the images and then change the way it look…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 21, 2009

Cover Up iPhone App Will Disguise Your Embarrassing Bathroom Business

While I totally know that the idea behind this iPhone app is kind of sexist -- "Eww, gross, who wants to hear a woman poop?!" -- I also want it. I may be 30-years-old, but I still get a lil' shy when doing a numero dos in a public restroom -- or in my ow…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 18, 2009