There's Finally an Official Star Wars App To Feed Your Obsession 24/7

There’s no shortage of Star Wars-related games on the iTunes and Google Play stores, but today finally sees the launch of the first official Star Wars app that will now serve as your one-stop portal for everything from news, to trivia, to even sound effects. Never again will you have to scramble to find a Wookiee roar… »7/08/15 9:02am7/08/15 9:02am

Turn Your Drawings Into 3D-Printable Models With MakerBot's iPad App

One of the biggest reasons there isn’t a 3D printer in every home—yet—has nothing to do with price or availability. It’s the fact that if you want to design and print your own objects, you need to know how to use relatively complex 3D modelling software. So MakerBot has updated its free PrintShop iPad app to include a… »4/16/15 7:00am4/16/15 7:00am

Homescreen Voyeurs Rejoice, This App Lets You Gawk at Other iPhones

Admit it, whenever you see someone using their iPhone you’re always trying to sneak a peek of what apps they’ve deemed important enough to put on their homescreen, and what kind of wallpaper they’re using. Now thanks to an iOS app called #Homescreen that allows users the world over to share and stare at… »4/14/15 10:10am4/14/15 10:10am

An Always-Listening App That Alerts the Hearing Impaired To Alarms

In an ideal world, every audible alarm would include a visual indication that something was wrong, so that the hearing impaired would immediately be notified too. Until that happens, a cheap $1 app called Deafalarm could serve as a viable alternative—keeping an ear out for alarms and alerting the user through text and… »4/04/14 1:20pm4/04/14 1:20pm

Just Tap Your Phone On Every Wall and This App Will Draw a Floorplan

It's not a bad idea to measure a room before you go out and buy a bunch of new furniture. And if you've got an iPhone, that becomes less of an ordeal because you can trade your tape measure for this slick app called RoomScan. It automatically generates floorplans by simply tapping your phone on every wall. »3/21/14 9:20am3/21/14 9:20am

This App Guarantees You've Always Got a Deck Of Cards On Hand

When a deck is available, it's probably the easiest way to start up a quick game of cards with a group of friends. But while many of us have a smartphone on hand 24/7, few of us have a deck of cards in our pockets as well. Which is why this app that creates a virtual deck and a virtual card table on an iPad is so… »3/13/14 6:54pm3/13/14 6:54pm

Drive Awake iOS App Can Tell When You're Drowsy, Directs You to Coffee

Is there anything wrong with a chain of coffee shops trying to drum up a little extra business while they're ensuring drowsy drivers don't end up swerving off the road? Thailand-base Cafe Amazon certainly hopes not. Working with BBDO Proximity, the chain created an iPhone app that monitors drivers for signs of… »5/22/13 12:48pm5/22/13 12:48pm