Tag Archives: applications

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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A Mask of Photo Booth You

You know how you can use Apple’s Photo Booth app to take some crazy-ass photos of yourself using the various effects? Designer Mark Pernice had the bright idea of creating a mask representing one of the photos taken using Photo Booth and then somehow magically using the app to recompose himself while wearing the mask. Or something like that. I ...

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iPhone App Magnets Work Best With A Black Fridge

One iPhone is fine and dandy for keeping myself in order and offering a great way to procrastinate, but I can’t help but hunger for more – the next big update. Do you remember how excited I was about MMS finally coming to the device? Right now it happens to be OS 4.0. After the release of 4.0 it willundoubtedlybe ...

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iPhone Icon Keychains Can’t Multitask Either

These iPhone Icon Keychains might not have any other use but looking cool, but whoever said you needed anything more than that? You won’t be any closer to multitasking and you’ll have a perpetual quartet of e-mail messages waiting for your attention, but the cuteness geeky factor is surely worth it. Yes, yes? A set of three iPhone Icon Keychains ...

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Apple App Store Crosses the 100,000 Application Threshold

It’s barely been a year since the App Store opened its metaphorical doors and yet developers have not ceased to continue their plot to create an app for every damn problem or non-problem you might or might not be facing. 100,000 apps later and here we are. We have apps to help you look up Asian girls’ skirts, apps to ...

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Coming Soon to Google Wave: Applications

According to sources Google Wave will almost certainly have an application marketplace, where users will be able to purchase third-party applications for the new communication tool. Google Senior Staff Engineer and Wave co-developer Lars Rasmussen has said that he would be very surprised if the applications model was not followed by Google. Google might be making the jump into the ...

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Puff! App Brings the Wonder of Upskirts to the iPhone

Upskirts are sort of a phenomenon in the porn industry, especially the among the Japanese population. Creepy men with hidden cameras scout the streets for unsuspecting ladies and broadcast their unbelievably sexy findings on the web. Watching these videos is sort of a blurry area of the law. Avoid the legal system by producing your own upskirt shots right on ...

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Dude Creates Personal iPhone Icons

Even being the uber-geek that I am, I think I might be too lazy to go through the trouble of creating my own personal iPhone icons… for every single Apple-made application. Let’s be honest. I don’t think… I know. Nevertheless, this dude went through the trouble of taking pictures of himself, with each photo branding the same dorky expression, acting ...

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