Posts tagged "iphone"

Miss Your Moleskine? Check Out These Solutions

Most people who own Moleskine notebooks are converts for life. I'm one of those people. Only problem is, after becoming an iPhone user, I use my beloved notebook less frequently. For some reason, this still doesn't stop me from carrying around a Moleskine in my purse at all times, although now come to think of…

By: Leonora Epstein / June 17, 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

Jane Lynch Spoofs The iPhone 4

If I had to choose between owning an iPhone 4 and a Jane Lynch, I would totally pick Jane, because who the hell would I need to talk to if I was already with the funniest person in the world? No one, that's who. But if the iPhone 4 actually looked like Kassem G, I…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 9, 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

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

Girl Talk: The iPhone Is Ruining My Long-Distance Relationship!

It didn’t start out this way, but I’m in a long-distance relationship. Having your boyfriend live 1,300 miles away isn’t ideal, but as far as problems in relationships go, things could be much worse: He could be in Australia or he could be into furry sex or I could have caught him cheating on me…

By: Anne Ichikawa / May 17, 2010

Protesting Abortion Rights: There’s An App For That!

You have to hand it to the American Life League (an anti-abortion organization) for coming up with a clever way to draw attention to their cause: they thought up the dumbest name for an iPhone app, ever. The "Yo, Where's The Shirt?" app is part of the group's second annual Photo Scavenger Hunt. Smart phone-wielding…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 27, 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

Fake Karl Hates Your iPhone

As the fashion world becomes increasingly tech-happy what with all its live-streaming runway shows and new style apps, Karl Lagerfeld just can't jump on board. Well, sort of. We're talking about Fake Karl, who has a hilarious blog post up today sermonizing about the horrors of modern gadgets. Fake Karl talks about the only device…

By: Leonora Epstein / February 16, 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. Sound…

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 on the phone.

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

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 iPhone applications

By: Leonora Epstein / November 2, 2009

Getting Laid: It’s Only An iPhone App Away!

Ladies: beware of gentlemen furiously checking their iPhones with suspiciously thorough knowledge about the early '90s punk scene. Pepsico's energy drink company AMP UP is hawking a free app that feeds men lines based on a woman's interests, like whether she's a "treehugger" or a "goth." The Before You Score app proclaims to help dude…

By: Jessica Wakeman / October 13, 2009

iPhone App Provides Yet Another Way To Take Street Style Pics

The whole street style photo trend may not be anything new -- think The Sartorialist, Face Hunter and even our own Chic On The Street -- but Street-Spotted.com now offers you a somewhat unusual way to get involved. Their new iPhone app, in addition to accessing your phone's camera for snapping pics of sweet-ass dresses,…

By: Lily Q / October 1, 2009

Is Your iPhone Cool Enough For Pugh?

Your iPhone just became cooler than you are. Thanks to AnOther magazine, Gareth Pugh, and Incase, now not only your 3G phone but also your 13” MacBook can be swathed in designer products. Because obviously your Apple products need some fashion love, too. The laptop holder is made from thick PVC, with quilted satin inside.

By: Bianca Posterli / September 29, 2009

“Recession Case” Will Give Your iPhone Hooverville Style

The recession called, and it apparently took away your iPhone case along with your portfolio. Now you'll have to settle for Shantytown-chic by housing your mobile in a recycled cardboard box. It even comes with some ghetto personalization from a classic Sharpie marker. Since you probably have a lot of questions about this complicated device,…

By: Leonora Epstein / September 23, 2009

New Puma iPhone App Has Women Stripping Down As The DOW Crashes?

I'm confused. What does a sportswear line have to do with the stock market? Puma is advertising its new line of bodywear for women with an iPhone app that shows women putting on and taking off Puma-branded clothing ... as the DOW rises and falls? Here's how it works. The Puma Index app -- which…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 10, 2009

The Girlfriend Keeper: Nothing Says Love Like Automated Texts And Emails To Your Girlfriend

How pissed would you be if the schmoopy text messages your boyfriend sent you every other hour were automated from an iPhone app called the Girlfriend Keeper? Alas, the Girlfriend Keeper is actually a real application and costs only 99 cents at the iTunes store. You should be suspicious if you're getting charming/creepy texts like,…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 28, 2009