Posts tagged "iphone apps"

Feeling Unsafe On The Street? There’s An App For That!

StreetSafe, a relatively new app for smartphones, claims that for a minimum of $12.50 a month, it will coach you with safety advice in frightening areas on your way to any location. One first feature is called “Walk With Me,” where the user can connect with a Safety Advisor while walking down a street. If…

By: Daley Quinn / September 28, 2012

Now You Can Literally Stalk Kate Middleton’s Outfits Via iPhone App

So obsessed with Kate Middleton’s outfits that you need to own them? There’s a new iPhone app called Kate’s Style List that shows each and every one of Kate’s outfits and directs you where to buy them online. Her gorgeous teal dress from the Olympic Gala in London is out of the question for most…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 28, 2012

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 mimics gay stereotype…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 26, 2011

Today’s Lady News: MTV’s New iCondom App Helps You Find Places To Buy Condoms

MTV’s Staying Alive HIV prevention campaign partnered up with iCondom for a new iPhone app that allows users to search via GPS for places to buy condoms. While I commend MTV commitment to promoting safe sex, I also think it’s stupid to make it seem to adolescents that condoms are hard to find. You ca…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 11, 2011

Go Bookless With Wallpaper’s City Guides For iPhone

It’s obvious enough that “old-fashioned” guidebooks won’t help if you’re trying to pack light. No matter what your destination is, there are about a million travel iPhone apps out there for you to choose from, but we prefer Wallpaper’s City Guides. Why? For starters, we prefer to cut down on costs by not depleting our…

By: Leonora Epstein / August 26, 2010

Flojuggler: For The Man Who Knows Nothing Is More Terrible Than A Woman’s Period

Men, are periods wreacking havoc on your lives? Everywhere you turn is there a woman eating a pint of Ben & Jerry’s or unwrapping a Tampax? Does this concern you? You never have to be blindsided again by leaving your man-cave only to confront the terror that is menstruation. A website called Flojuggler allows you…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 30, 2010

New Lustr iPhone App Plays Hot Potato With Sales

Screw you, internetz, for providing so many opportunities to spend all of our money on shoes. First you give us online shopping, then come online sample sales, now Lustr’s new iPhone app, which sends notifications of nearby New York sales to your phone. Yes, it’s super useful, but it also makes it hard to concentrate…

By: Lily Q / June 30, 2010

Tiffany Engagement Ring App Modernizes Hint-Dropping To Your Future Fiancé

Before, it was “subtly” dropping ring hints by making comments while window shopping, commenting on a celeb’s new bling, or whispering, “Tiffany’s Lucida cut 2.5 carats sterling setting” into his ear while he was sleeping. Now, selecting an engagement ring has gone high-tech thanks to Tiffany’s Engagement Ring Finder iPhone app, which the jeweler released…

By: Leonora Epstein / June 14, 2010

iMaria, An iPhone App For Men Who Can Only Deal With Virtual Women

There are many sad, sad men on this planet, but the saddest of all can only have a girlfriend if she exists on their iPhone. The new iPhone app iMaria is a Croatian Playboy Playmate (naturally) with a “cute English accent.” Like the good little non-threatening virtual girlfriend that she is, iMaria wears low-cut outfit…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 1, 2010

Code Red! Your Girlfriend Has Her Period Right Now!

You turn on The Weather Channel for tornado warnings. You turn on the local radio for flood warnings. But what about those, um, natural disasters a little closer to home? Meet a new iPhone app — purportedly just for men — called Code Red: A Survival Guide To Her Monthly Cycle. Yes, boys, you ca…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 22, 2010

Lady Gaga “Poker Face” Cover Using iPhone Apps

This rad Korean karaoke nerd managed to figure out a way to create a backing track for Lady Gaga’s “Poker Face” using nuthin’ but iPhone apps. Then she takes to the mic and kills it! Amazeballs. She’s a whole lot better than me with my hairbrush. [The Daily What]…

By: Simcha / March 26, 2010

iPhone App Investigates Your Date

Good news — well, depending on your definition of good. Two new iPhone apps, “Is He Really Single?” and “Stud or Dud,” act like an electronic private eye to collect information on your date—like whether he’s been married, divorced, has a criminal background, or has filed for divorce. All you need is your iPhone, the…

By: Jessica Goldberg / November 25, 2009

Britney Spears, There’s An App For That

Because celebrities haven’t taken over every millimeter of your existence quite yet, some intrepid folks of note are coming to an iPhone near you. That’s right, having your favorite celeb at your fingertips 24/7 is the wave of the future. Last week, Britney Spears joined the trend, launching her very own iPhone app, “It’s Britney!&#8221…

By: Ami Angelowicz / November 25, 2009

Does Anyone Actually Use iPhone Fashion Apps?

“What is ‘apps’?” is apparently what shoe designer Christian Louboutin recently asked a reporter. “I’m a very bad technician. Technology, zero.”

While Louboutin might not be so in the loop, his industry cohorts have been rushing to the Apple platform in desperate droves. In the past year, we’ve seen a lot of new…

By: Leonora Epstein / November 2, 2009

Vanity iPhone App Says You’re Ugly!

The Vanity iPhone app is the latest application to confuse us because it somehow judges “beauty.” All you have to do is import a face-forward, close-up photo into the app, and it will instruct you to mark certain areas of your face, like the outline of your nose and the bottom-center of your chin. Then,…

By: Annika Harris / July 31, 2009

iPhone App For Movie Goers With Small Bladders

It’s well known amongst my friends that I can pee, only to need to pee again. I live by the “Sit Or Squat” application on my iPhone that tells me the nearest location of public restrooms. In the month or so since “Sit Or Squat” has been on my phone, I’ve utilized it more tha…

By: Justine Fields / July 20, 2009

The Art Lovers’ iPhone App

iPhone users with way bigger bank accounts than me, listen up: Christie’s (the fancy-pants NYC auction house) has a new iPhone app. Apparently, it “allows you to browse over 450 auctions in over 80 categories including all areas of fine and decorative arts, jewelry, photographs, collectibles, wine, and more.” Great news for auction-nuts, but one…

By: Nina Carbone / July 19, 2009

Your iPurity Ring Will Keep You From Being An iSlut

Having a little trouble staying a virgin until your wedding night? Do you also have an iPhone? Then download the Purity Ring iPhone app where you can take a pledge to be chaste until marriage and look at a digital picture of a purity ring, instead of wearing one. [Cause that would be, like, totally

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 14, 2009

Will You And Your Boyfriend Have Cute Kids? Find Out On Your Phone

Want to know what you and your boyfriend’s kid would look? There’s an iPhone app for that. iMated melds together two photos, showing you how the fruits of your bedroom labor will turn out. Consider this yet another dating litmus test. If the results aren’t pretty, you might want to rethink the relationship — or…

By: Catherine Strawn / July 7, 2009

iPhone Apps You Shouldn’t Be Without

I have to admit, before last night, I had never downloaded an app. I protested profusely against them for as long as I could, but now I find myself wanting to download more and more. (I went through the same routine with the iPhone, insisting that nothing could be more confusing and unnecessary than having…

By: Carrie Wasterlain / June 24, 2009
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