Calling all biology enthusiasts! (Or just anyone who wants to see something cool, really.) This app lets you zoom and rotate 3-D renderings of molecules from DNA to the more obscure. Take a look at the video below to see this free app in action.
Live on the East Coast? Well, just because there's a storm a-comin', that doesn't mean you have to wait for it blindly. Here are some ways to keep tabs on Irene.
Of all the diabolically creative alarm clocks in existence, this new app called TalkO'Clock is close to the top of the heap. The idea is that through an anonymous P2P service, you can request wake-up calls from totally random strangers. Yeah, this will end well.
Find a sweet parking spot? A new web app lets you monetize it by auctioning off the rights to take your place when you leave.
Calling a customer service number and being forced to wait on hold is a form of torture. The wasted time, the awful music, the phone bills, it's just a mess. But a new app promises to do all the waiting for you.
Are you one of those young people who communicates over Facebook much more often than using email, text messages or, god forbid, the phone? Well, Facebook has just released a new dedicated Messenger app for you.
Fans of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, rejoice! There's a mobile app coming to all iOS devices with Simon Jones (the original Arthur Dent) as narrator. Part interactive, the app will tell stories from the book, TV show and radio program as only Simon Jones can. Geeks, gets your mobile gadgets at the ready.
The magazine and newspaper business has tried all manner of stunts to get readers interested in their forays into iPad apps, but Hearst publishing may have come up with the best one of them all by merging beautiful women seamlessly with one of our favorite devices.
DVICE guest blogger Alan Danzis is helping us plug a hole here, writing about fitness tech as someone who uses it and loves it. There's a lot of not-so-expensive, smart gadgets and apps out there that not only help you keep track of how well you're living healthy, but talk to one another for even more functionality. Last year, I started to finally get serious about living a healthier life because of my genetically high blood pressure. Seriously, high blood pressure at 29 and now at 30? I'm a gadget person at heart, and I found that if I invested in gadgets to control and monitor my health, it would help keep me on track. If I spent X amount of money on this pedometer, for instance, odds were, I would keep using it. Below are what I think are the eight best apps and gadgets to help you lead a healthier life. I own and/or use most of them regularly; the rest are ones I'm either currently researching or am very, very close to purchasing (at least within their category).
So, are you hooked on Google+? Were you waiting for a social network to come along that would let you send out short updates and photos to your friends, just in a slightly different way than all the other ones? Well, now you can use it on your iPhone with the new Google+ app.