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Joshua Lockhart

/ Joined 28 June, 2011

Joshua Lockhart is an okay web video producer and a slightly above mediocre writer of online content. You can fawn over his work here:

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DrawCast: The Most Useful & Fun Drawing App For The iPhone

iPhone and iPad

DrawCast: The Most Useful & Fun Drawing App For The iPhone

We’ve all been bored on the bus, at the doctor’s office, or in the cafeteria, and sometimes, just playing on our iPhones won’t do. Reddit? Psh. Fruit Ninja? No way. Ruzzle? Not right now. Occasionally, we all like to create, and with DrawCast, you can bring that kind of creative desire to your mobile device. The app is just shy of being like an actual paintbrush and canvas, and its features – though they may be few – are powerful.

Joshua Lockhart February 28, 2013
DrawCast: The Most Useful & Fun Drawing App For The iPhone
SoundHound: The Ultimate Song Identification App [iPhone]

iPhone and iPad

SoundHound: The Ultimate Song Identification App [iPhone]

SoundHound for iPhone is an app that is perfect for finding the titles to your favorite songs on the radio, lyrics to the existing tunes in your library, and new music that you may have never even heard before. Pairing social interaction with technology like vocal recognition, the app is on its way to becoming one of the best general music apps on the market. With SoundHound, you’ll become the music genius that everyone loves.

Joshua Lockhart February 27, 2013
SoundHound: The Ultimate Song Identification App [iPhone]
5 Great Ways To Wind Up Telephone Scammers

Web Culture

5 Great Ways To Wind Up Telephone Scammers

For a while, there has been a trend that involves scammers posing as customer support and calling up innocent people only to falsely inform them that their computers have viruses. The scammers in question will then request for remote access to these computers, allowing them to acquire all kinds of information and data. Sometimes, they will even ask for personal information right over the phone. However, you can fight back.

Joshua Lockhart February 26, 2013
5 Great Ways To Wind Up Telephone Scammers
Google Updates Google Map Developer Tools For Easy App Integration [Updates]

Internet

Google Updates Google Map Developer Tools For Easy App Integration [Updates]

After only being accessible through approved API keys, the Google Maps SDK for iOS is now available for all iOS developers. This updated release will allow any third-party developer to integrate Google Maps into their apps, allowing for more reliable navigation data access to users.

Joshua Lockhart February 24, 2013
Google Updates Google Map Developer Tools For Easy App Integration [Updates]
Facebook And Other Sites Block NBC After Malware Infestation [Updates]

Internet

Facebook And Other Sites Block NBC After Malware Infestation [Updates]

Facebook blocked links to NBC.com and its other related sites after a multi-site compromise on Thursday. It appears that the American TV network’s websites were infested with RedKit malware. The malware remained on the various sites for a few hours and users who visited the sites may have fallen victim to the malware. According to ZDNet, tens of thousands of people may be affected.

Joshua Lockhart February 22, 2013
Facebook And Other Sites Block NBC After Malware Infestation [Updates]
Get Bumpin’ With Bump for iPhone: Your Easy, Instant File Sharer [iPhone]

iPhone and iPad

Get Bumpin’ With Bump for iPhone: Your Easy, Instant File Sharer [iPhone]

Transferring your photos, videos, and other media between devices has always involved a mess of hoops or cables. However, Bump for iPhone strives to take the in-between chaos away and replace it with something a bit easier: bumping. Yep. All you have to do is bump your device into another, and all your desired files can be shared nearly instantly. But is it too good to be true?

Joshua Lockhart February 21, 2013
Get Bumpin’ With Bump for iPhone: Your Easy, Instant File Sharer [iPhone]
Orchestra: Set Up To-Do Lists For You And Your Friends

iPhone and iPad

Orchestra: Set Up To-Do Lists For You And Your Friends

I have been looking forever for a simple to-do list app that doesn’t require me to map out calendars, manage projects, or set up checklists for the to-do lists. With Orchestra, I don’t have to worry about any of the extras. The app only lets you make one continuous to-do list, and for the most disorganized people like me, sometimes that’s just what we need.

Joshua Lockhart February 20, 2013
Orchestra: Set Up To-Do Lists For You And Your Friends
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