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3 James Bond Gadgets You Can Make From an Old Smartphone

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3 James Bond Gadgets You Can Make From an Old Smartphone

The smartphone is the most sophisticated gadget we carry with us everyday. And while we don’t have our own Q Branch working for us in a secret lab, thanks to a few intrepid DIY-ers and hackers, we can repurpose our old smartphones in our basements. Here are three James Bond styled spy gadgets you can make from an old smartphone.

25-04-2012
3 James Bond Gadgets You Can Make From an Old Smartphone
Getting Location Aware & Other Useful Tips On Getting The Most Out Of Siri [iPhone]

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Getting Location Aware & Other Useful Tips On Getting The Most Out Of Siri [iPhone]

Since updating to the iPhone 4S, Siri has become my new best friend. The ability to send commands to Siri has reduced a number of more pesky tasks that I used to perform by hand. I especially like the location-aware features of Siri, because I probably use Siri more in my car than anywhere else. In this post, I will focus on a few location aware tips for Siri.

18-04-2012
Getting Location Aware & Other Useful Tips On Getting The Most Out Of Siri [iPhone]
Localscope Is The Only Local Discovery Application You Will Ever Need [Giveaway]

iPhone and iPad

Localscope Is The Only Local Discovery Application You Will Ever Need [Giveaway]

With Localscope — a $1.99 iPhone app — you can make the online world and real world become one. It allows you to use your iPhone to find all kinds of cool stuff that is going on around you. We’re giving away 25 copies of Localscope this week so if you would like to grab one, read on and join the giveaway!

16-04-2012
Localscope Is The Only Local Discovery Application You Will Ever Need [Giveaway]
Keep Your Family Safe With Life360 [iOS & Android]

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Keep Your Family Safe With Life360 [iOS & Android]

Last time, I looked at a few more ways to track your iPhone – a hot topic as the iPhone continues to dominate criminal wishlists. I came to the conclusion that simple location tracking of multiple devices or accounts was best done with Apple’s own “Find my Friends”, but in the process discovered an interesting family-oriented tracking app called Life 360 which I’d like to introduce in detail today.

21-03-2012
Keep Your Family Safe With Life360 [iOS & Android]
3 More Ways To Track Your iPhone & Other iOS Devices

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3 More Ways To Track Your iPhone & Other iOS Devices

Having just received notification of my 4G iPad shipping, I decided to look into some better ways of tracking my mobile devices. Right now, I’m a steadfast user of Find My iPhone – both my wife and I use it to log into each others accounts and figure out when we’re coming home, or where we are when trying to meet up in town. But what’s the best way to track multiple devices?

18-03-2012
3 More Ways To Track Your iPhone & Other iOS Devices
Ski Tracks – The Skiing & Snowboarding App That Will Make You Say….Holy Crap! [iPhone]

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Ski Tracks – The Skiing & Snowboarding App That Will Make You Say….Holy Crap! [iPhone]

Every now and then you come across an application that blows you away. Recently, I wrote an article about applications for skiers and snowboarders, and this one flew under my radar. Recently, I decided to spend the $0.99 to try it out, and I must say that Ski Tracks completely blew me away. This application offers so much for skiers that it is staggering. I just got into skiing this season, and I absolutely love it.

28-01-2012
Ski Tracks – The Skiing & Snowboarding App That Will Make You Say….Holy Crap! [iPhone]
The Secret To Disabling Mobile Phone Localization

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The Secret To Disabling Mobile Phone Localization

The increased connectivity that is afforded by mobile phones and tablets has a distinct dark side – many of the apps and games that we use can reveal our location, one way or another. This is done explicitly – think of the “check in” function on Facebook – or done in a more underhand manner, and if used unchecked can cause serious personal safety and privacy issues.

30-12-2011
The Secret To Disabling Mobile Phone Localization
Share Audio & Video With Your Friends When You Check In At Places With Clingle [iPhone & Android]

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Share Audio & Video With Your Friends When You Check In At Places With Clingle [iPhone & Android]

Do you ever witness interesting things happening whenever you go out? Better yet, are you one of those people who seeks out interesting things? If so, you probably cherish those moments with your friends, especially the ones who were there with you at the time. But how do you share a place with those of your friends that weren’t with you?

29-11-2011
Share Audio & Video With Your Friends When You Check In At Places With Clingle [iPhone & Android]
How to Check Into Events Using Foursquare

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How to Check Into Events Using Foursquare

Just when you thought the location check-in apps were getting old, the top services go and revamp their products to make them more interesting. Gowalla has recently introduced travel guides and stories, breaking away from the straight check-in and badges. This time it’s Foursquare introducing events – and this is a huge change!

08-11-2011
How to Check Into Events Using Foursquare
4 Apps That Make Halloween Better & Safer [Android]

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4 Apps That Make Halloween Better & Safer [Android]

Ah, Halloween. Of all the holidays, it’s likely the most social. This brings its own challenges. With everyone spread far and wide, you may want to keep track of your family or friends. You might also want to watch what you’re eating, lest the candy bars get out of control. Let’s have a look at some apps to solve these problems – and more.

18-10-2011
4 Apps That Make Halloween Better & Safer [Android]
Location Based Social Network FourSquare Gets Updated iPhone App [News]

iPhone and iPad

Location Based Social Network FourSquare Gets Updated iPhone App [News]

FourSquare has a very cool update that adds some great new features. The major change is their new feature called Radar. This takes advantage of iOS 5’s region monitoring service. Basically, it monitors for things nearby that you should take note of.

17-10-2011
Location Based Social Network FourSquare Gets Updated iPhone App [News]
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