It’s a common story - you access Facebook’s privacy settings and lock down your account, to prevent your data falling into the wrong hands. But how much of your activity, in spite of changing those settings, is still public? Well, a Belgian white hat hacker made the site ‘Stalkscan’ to find out.Read More
Location-based filters have become one of Snapchat's key features, allowing users to jazz up their photos and videos with a sense of place. This has been open for community submissions since December 2014, but today they are expanding the program in an attempt to make some money. Users and businesses can now pay to create a temporary custom pay to create a temporary custom geofilter for their events.Read More
Yes, I know its a "dramatic update" we have to talk about. Why do you have love hearts, smiley faces and grimaces appearing next to your friends names on Snapchat? It's pretty self explanatory really, and if you haven't grasped onto it yet I feel sorry for you.Read More
What happens when you give some Magellanic penguins an iPad? Turns out it keeps them in peak health condition, while also providing you with this pretty fascinating (and cute) video from Cool Hunting.Read More
Meat producer Oscar Mayer is giving iOS users a chance to wake up and smell the bacon with this app and iPhone dongle, enabling users to torture themselves every morning with the scent of this meat of the Gods.Read More
Instagram may have lagged behind Vine in providing a short video-sharing service, but they are moving ahead of the competition with one very sought after feature: importing video from your camera album.
The Satis "smart toilet" controlled by a smartphone is vulnerable to hacks, security experts have warned. With Bluetooth access open to passers by, random strangers can operate the toilet's lighting, flush & bidet controls, and attack your back door for amusement.
A team of four University of Exeter students have won $50,000 (£33,100) for developing an app that allows an infinite number of devices to play music simultaneously, effectively creating a symphony of speakers.
Instagram is taking on Vine, as it has launched a new video-sharing service, simply called "Video on Instagram."
Blackberry has announced that its popular 'BBM' messaging service will be coming to iOS and Android as a free app this summer. Long considered as one of the company's strongest exclusive features, CEO Thornston Heins announced "It's time to bring BBM to a greater audience."
Within hours of its launch, a Facebook app offering users a one-in-six chance of deleting their account has been pulled. This social media reinterpretation of Russian Roulette, named 'Social Roulette,' puts the user's Facebook account at risk of complete deletion.
Researchers at Cambridge University have developed an Android app naned 'Emotion Sense,' which tracks your happiness using a combination of smartphone data and users' perception of mood.
Twitter has officially the launched the much anticipated 'Twitter #Music,' its new music discovery and streaming app. This new service pulls trending data from both your followers and the wider community to make tailored music recommendations to you. Currently available on iOS or through the browser at music.twitter.com, it is currently not available for Android.
The Parrot drone quadcopter is a commercially-available drone notable for the fact that it can be controlled with an iOS Device, and now the European Space Agency is using this to help simulate docking with a virtual space station.
We're all used to the notion of online and mobile dating by now; OKcupid, Match.com, eHarmony, the list continues to grow. To some extent, it makes sense -- modern life is becoming more and more hectic with most people working longer hours, and many no longer have the time to have relationships grow organically. But Tinder, a new dating app for your phone, has refined the art down to a basic "hot or not" principle.
New iPhone app 1 Second Everyday gives the capability of building a movie that includes one second of every day for the rest of your life. Through the simple interface, users can savea chronological combination of short clips to form an interesting new take on the video diary.
Let's be honest, we call our music tastes "diverse;" but there is always that one favourite song that deserves multiple uses of that Repeat button. The Infinite Jukebox takes this concept in a new, algorythmic direction, remixing said song to continue playing forever.
Likely to cause uproar from internet users and civil rights groups alike, a new iPhone App going by the name ‘Badabing!’ has just entered the App Store, aiming to help you find your friends’ sexiest pictures from Facebook within seconds.
For many, it was the definitive Grand Theft Auto, a sprawling open-world action-adventure title that broke new ground and along with it, rival open-world game developers' hearts. A staple fixture within PS2's for quite some time, GTA: Vice City is now all set for smartphones, with iOS and Android versions on their way.