Posts tagged "iphone"

Is That A Banana On Your Ear Or Are You Just Happy To Talk To Me?

I’m always looking for new ways to get motivated to talk on the phone. I absolutely dread answering and returning phone calls. But I do love bananas. This radiation-proof iPhone handset is sure to put the fun back in phone time. Or, if nothing else, it should inspire some situational comedy when seen walking dow…

By: Ami Angelowicz / January 14, 2013

The Purr-fect iPhone Stand

I can’t be the only Mac addict whose iPhone gets lost over the course of the day somewhere underneath the mail, lip balms, and napkins in my purse. How am I supposed to respond to my What’s App? messages within 12 seconds of receiving them if I can’t find my phone?! Rest assured, because there’…

By: Jessica Wakeman / December 19, 2012

This Edible iPhone Case Might Save Your Life (But Probably Not)

Sure, your plastic iPhone case might look stylish and keep your phone safe from cracks and scratches, but it has one major design flaw: you can’t eat it. That’s where the Senbei Survival iPhone Case comes in. Designed and developed by a Japanese baker, the survival case is made of rice and salt, and doubles as a…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 10, 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

The iPhone 5: 9 Things I Think You Need To Know About Apple’s New Smartphone

Yes, that’s everything I think you need to know about the iPhone 5, i.e. everything I think is important about the phone that is going to be mine, allllll minnnnnnne, in just a week! All the info I’ve deemed special and important and awesome after the jump.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 12, 2012

The iPhone 5: Everything You Need To Know About Apple’s New Baby

Just when you thought it was safe to go into the cellphone store, here, at long last, comes the iPhone 5. Set to be launched September 12, it will be more of the same from Apple — a small, slate-style phone with one button and a big, bright screen. But there are a few things to know when it…

By: The Stir / September 11, 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

A Hungry, Hungry iPhone Case

I swear this isn’t some sort of weird affectation, but I really don’t like carrying a wallet. This is true whether I’m going to work, taking my dog for a walk, or headed out for the night with a teeny, tiny purse. I mean, all I really need is my iPhone, my ID, a credit…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 1, 2012

How Would You Use An X-Ray Vision App?

In today’s edition of “Real Life Is Basically Already ‘Star Trek’,” researchers at the University of Texas have created a device that would allow cellphones to see through walls, wood, plastic, paper, and other solid objects. Yes, seriously. A microchip taps into a range of the electromagnetic spectrum, a receiver translates the data, and ta-da:…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 24, 2012

13 Dating Rules We Learned From Playing Tetris

Real talk: Both Ami and I are obsessive Tetris players. We both play Tetris on our iPhones on our travels to and from work. It’s my subway escape. I have mastered how to play while embarking and disembarking from the train and I can play virtually anywhere. Ami’s high score (she’s only been playing a…

By: Ami Angelowicz & Julie Gerstein / April 18, 2012

New App “Circle Of 6″ Can Prevent Sexual Violence

I’ll admit I was skeptical when I heard that the White House was holding a technology challenge for developers to create an app that would help prevent sexual violence. All of the stuff that I believe can change the prevalence of sexual violence — harsher punishments for criminals, a cultural change on what consent means,…

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 21, 2012

Bullfrog Plays Anteater … With Surprise Ending

This little bullfrog is rather skilled at the iPhone game Anteater. Watch as he gets a bit overexcited at the prospect of squashing flies — with dire (hilarious) consequences for his owner. [YouTube]…

By: Julie Gerstein / December 28, 2011

Today’s Lady News: iPhone’s Siri Won’t Help You Find The Morning-After Pill

Siri on the iPhone won’t tell you where to find the morning-after pill, but it will help you find Viagra. [Reproductive Health Reality Check]
Plus, 10 things Siri on iPhone will help you get instead of an abortion, like escorts. [Raw Story]
Ohio’s State Senate president, a Republican, said his party pla…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 29, 2011

Rebecca Minkoff @ eBay: The Perfect Gift For The Glamorous Gadget Lover

There’s one thing fashion and gadgets have in common: both can be quite expensive. This holiday season, though, Rebecca Minkoff @ eBay has the perfect gift for the glamorous gadget lover that will not break your bank — an iPhone case. These aren’t your run-of-the-mill iPhone cases. Two feature raised cheetah designs in color combinatio…

By: Annika Harris / November 26, 2011

Techno-Friendly Gloves

The worst thing about having to wear gloves in winter is having to take them off to send a text on your iPhone. Now you can return emails and snap Instagram photos without getting frostbite. These stylish Echo Touch Gloves– aside from keeping your hands nice and toasty — all come with touchscreen sensitive finger…

By: Ami Angelowicz / November 17, 2011

Man Calls 911 Over Broken iPhone

Ah, stupid people doing stupid things. A man named Michael Alan Skopec was arrested after he called 911 five times to report a grave emergency — his iPhone was broken! To his credit, when police arrived  to investigate a disorderly conduct charge, he was intoxicated. Skopec, a resident of Bristol, Illinois is no fumbling frat boy,…

By: Stefanie Blejec / November 12, 2011

Is He An A**hole? 18 Questions To Ask Yourself

“Does he call you less than when you first started dating?” “Does he make an effort to get to know you?” “When you think of him, do you smile or want to grab the vodka?”

I’m being bombarded with questions about the guy I’m currently seeing — important ones that I should be answering…

By: YourTango.com / November 5, 2011

Shopping Guide: 9 Pretty & Protective iPhone Cases

In the past three years I’ve gone through as many iPhones. And when I got my latest phone, an iPhone 4 upgrade, I vowed I would hold on to it for as long as possible. In order to keep myself from destroying this phone beyond repair (my weakness seems to be water damage), I equipped…

By: Julie Gerstein / September 2, 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

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