Apps & Games


From the Outside, This Looks Like a Plain White Box. But Open It Up and… Mind Blown!

From the Outside, This Looks Like a Plain White Box. But Open It Up and… Mind Blown!

What's this? Oh, nothing. Just the most epic creation you'll ever see...
Cam Lincoln in Off-Beat



If You Reach Level 999 on ‘Flappy Bird’, This Old Friend Will Show Up to Kill You.

If You Reach Level 999 on ‘Flappy Bird’, This Old Friend Will Show Up to Kill You.

Long time no see...
Cam Lincoln in Apps & Games



These 5 Apps Are Essential for Any Vacation. You’ll Thank Me Later.

These 5 Apps Are Essential for Any Vacation. You’ll Thank Me Later.

Vacations are supposed to be fun, but they can swiftly devolve into sniping, acrimonious angst fests filled with sunburns, bedbugs, disintegrating romances and crying children if they aren’t correctly planned and executed — and mobile technology can help keep travels fun and organized.
Kate Knibbs in Apps & Games



These 5 Apps Are So Expensive, They’ll Crush Your Soul.

These 5 Apps Are So Expensive, They’ll Crush Your Soul.

Apps are generally free or cheap, setting users back a few bucks here and there, a slight blip in the bank account. But amid the flurry of inexpensive games and photo editing platforms lurk some applications that cost more than a month’s rent — in Manhattan.
Kate Knibbs in Apps & Games



Discover the App That’ll Save Your House From a Wildfire.

Discover the App That’ll Save Your House From a Wildfire.

Two Colorado developers built an app to track the state’s raging wildfires, using the power of crowdsourced social media to keep people connected in emergencies.
Kendra Srivastava in Twitter



Hiding Your Identity from the Internet

Hiding Your Identity from the Internet

Is it hard to delete your identity from the Internet? A service used by judges in California makes it easier, and could prove popular as invasions of Internet privacy ramp up.
Kendra Srivastava in Apps & Games



In Developing Nations, Apps Are Empowering Women

In Developing Nations, Apps Are Empowering Women

Women in Africa and Asia are learning about health and business from mobile apps and games, revolutionizing education and empowering them in a region traditionally dominated by men.
Kendra Srivastava in Apps & Games



How to Solve the Spectrum Crisis… With an App

How to Solve the Spectrum Crisis… With an App

Carriers continue to petition lawmakers to loosen regulations and alleviate spectrum shortage constraints, but a new app may do a more effective job easing the problem.
Kate Knibbs in Apps & Games



How Microsoft Is Reinventing Glass… and Entertainment

How Microsoft Is Reinventing Glass… and Entertainment

Microsoft’s new Smartglass app transforms a user’s tablet, PC or smartphone into a tool that allows them to experience games, movies and TV shows at a whole new level of interactivity.
Joe Arico in Microsoft



How Kinect Hacking Is Sparking Innovation

How Kinect Hacking Is Sparking Innovation

Open-source hackers are creating an entire ecosystem with Microsoft’s Kinect, ushering in a new era of gesture-controlled inventions.
Kendra Srivastava in Arts & Entertainment