Tag Archives: software

Quick Review: SmartRSS 2 For The iPhone/iPod Touch

I was asked by the developers of SmartRSS 2 to play around with it before its release on the iTunes App Store. The software, released by Visuamobile, is one of the best RSS readers I’ve used period, let alone for an iPhone. It’s very quick and although it lags up at times, this is expected when you’re grabbing hundreds of ...

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Solve A Rubix Cube With Your iPhone

The iPhone never ceases to amaze. This time around, Apple’s wondertoy is busy solving a Rubik’s Cube as seen in the above video. You simply take a picture of your unsolved cube, the software, CubeCheater, analyzes the colors and then gives you step-by-step solutions on how to solve the cube. Quite amazing that you can just whip out a cellphone, ...

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Emoji: Turn Your iPhone Up To 11

Yesterday, around 9:50am, I received a text message on my iPhone 3G. I opened it up and lo and behold, what do I see? A fish, a soccer ball and a traffic light. What the fuck could this be? After asking my friend how he sent images like that via SMS, he soon explained to me that these were Emoji, ...

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Best Buy Releases API

I don’t know how I should feel about this. I’m very scared and feel very confused. In a move that is very unlike them, Best Buy decided to open up its entire product catalog to developers via an API. Dubbed “Remix,” the API will allow developers to earn affiliate cash by using Best Buy’s images, information and, of course, online ...

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Contest: Win Killzone 2 Beta Codes

See these? These are official Killzone 2 beta invite codes for the Playstation 3. So if you love first-person shooters and own a PS3, the game you’ve been waiting years to play is finally available to you, our loyal Gearfuse reader. We have two invite codes to give away. All you need to do to get one is just leave ...

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Chipotle Launches iPhone App

If you live near a major city in the United States, chances are, you’ve seen or visited a Chipotle. See, Chipotle is a delicious. It is fast, delicious (though a bit pricey) Mexican food where burritos are the size of your child’s head. That’s why I’m incredibly excited that it has created an iPhone application for ordering Chipotle when you’re ...

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Miyamoto’s Game Solving System For Newbies

Holy shit. Apparently Miyamoto still has some ideas lodged in that adolescent skull of his. Nintendo has recently filed a patent application in the US for a system that will potentially aid gamers via computer controlled characters in sections too difficult for the player to overcome. This idea comes straight from Miyamoto who is worried that some games are too ...

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Microsoft Unveils Official Windows 7 Beta

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer used his keynote at CES to deliver some exciting news about Windows 7. As of today, the beta will be available for download and installation from MSDN and other sources. The files will be available for download starting tomorrow, January 9th. Says Ballmer of the occasion: Im thrilled to announce the availability of the Windows 7 ...

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iWork ’09 Available For Free

So after yesterday’s asstabulous keynote from Apple, iWork ’09 hit the web faster than you can say “Hack the Planet!” If you’d like to score a copy of the office productivity suite for yourself, simply fire up your favorite Bit Torrent client and grab the torrent off, oh let’s see, pretty much any torrent site on the ‘net and you’re ...

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