New app will track how much of your life you’re wasting on your phone

James O'Malley Android, Android apps, Apps, Mobile phones Leave a Comment

Do you ever worry that you're spending too much time on Facebook? Hey, I ASKED YOU SOMETHING! You'd have heard me if you were paying attention. I said, do you ever worry that you're spending too much time on Facebook? How many social occasions have you missed because your nose was in your phone? How…

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New ComiXchat app turns your messages into a comic strip

James O'Malley Android, Android apps, Apps, iPhone, iPhone, iPhone apps Leave a Comment

A new messaging app has been announced today at New York Comic Con which will turn your conversation with friends into cartoon-strip style conversations. ComiXchat launches today and works a bit like WhatsApp, but your conversations will end up looking more like the above. Once you've signed up, all you have to do is pick…

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Spectacularly poor-taste Gaza conflict games appear on the Android app store

James O'Malley Android, Gaming 3 Comments

As war and violence continues in Gaza, new technologies are not only facilitating more dangerous weapons, but also new kinds of responses to political circumstances. Now, it seems, some people choose to express their take on the conflict through gaming. A number of titles themed around the war have been spotted on the Android Google…

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Now Facebook will pay users to experiment on them

Stuart O'Connor Apps, Facebook, Facebook Applications Leave a Comment

Facebook appears to have learnt its lesson from the recent outcry over experiments that it carried out on its users. Sky News reports that Facebook is offering actual money to people who are willing to test out its new photo-messaging app, Slingshot. “Calling all Slingshot fans! Join our hand-picked group working to make the app…

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