Tag Archives: app store

iSupr8 and Digital-Age Nostalgia

What Instagram did with Polaroid aesthetics, iSupr8 wants to do with the mid-century home movie format. It's an example of the peculiar flavor of Internet-era image nostalgia, expressed in app form. Video after the jump.

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App? There’s a Word for That

"App" isn't just a shortened word and a new slang term; it's a word for a shortened, slang application, says game designer and critic Ian Bogost. It's breaking the dominance of applications suites of oldand perhaps shattering the aesthetics of computing along the way.

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MiBeerAge iPhone App Tells You Exactly How Old Your Beer Is

You might not have known this but to the beer connoisseur, the finest brews are best served within 30 days of their bottling. So those three year old bottles of Heineken collecting dust in your fridge garage? Yeah, slightly past their prime. But hey, at least the caps are still usable. The MiBeerAge iOS application tells you exactly how old ...

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Plane Finder AR iPhone App Uses Augmented Reality to Track the Planes in the Sky

While developer pinkfroot limited has been using the transportation game as a means to an end for his application development for a while now, we’ve never seen a transportation app quite like this. Plane Finder AR utilizes GPS technology, real-time air traffic mapping and augmented reality to create a whole new transportation experience for those who still have their feet ...

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Netflix Releases Official iPhone and iPod Touch Apps

Netflix promised their iPhone and iPod Touch apps would be released this summer, and here they are. Netflix officially launched their Netflix for iPhone and iPod Touch apps today into the App Store. Netflix subscribers can use this app to stream your Instant Watch movies and TV shows right from your devices. I checked out the iPhone version of the ...

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Listen to Howard Stern on the iPhone

For whatever reason, the official Sirius XM iPhone app doesn’t include Howard Stern’s satellite radio stations. For many subscribers who pay almost exclusively for Howard, this has been quite the annoyance. The free iPhone app Music Dock delivers all of the Sirius XM content, including Howard, Opie & Anthony and Oprah, to your iPhone. All you need is your Sirius ...

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Mobile Apps By The Numbers (With Infographic Goodness)

It’s no mystery that Apple’s App Store dominates the mobile app market they way things currently stand. The closest competitor is Google and they don’t even release their numbers. So it’s hard to really place a marker on the current gap between the big two. A quick glance at the infographic after the jump tells you a few things you ...

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Burqa Babes iPhone App Leaves Pretty Much Everything to the Imagination

Call it culturallystifling. Call it disgustingly sexist and a shame on the feminist movement. Just don’t forget to call it sexy! Burqa Babes is on its way to an iPhone near you. With all of the fully-covered ladies you can handle, all for $1.99. Developer Elam Nikserof explains his case: “I want to stimulate the imagination first,” said Nikserof. “There’s ...

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Playboy Launches Boobless iPhone App

Playboy without the titties is sort of like Gearfuse without the glaring grammatical errors and amateurish writing, it just doesn’t hold the same charm without it. Unless you’re one of those men who buy Playboy for the articles, the Playboy iPhone app will likely be nothing more than an aggravating tease. The closest thing you’ll get is some sexy non-nude ...

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