Facebook Officially Releases Slingshot, A More Social Snapchat

Facebook accidentally leaked its own Snapchat competitor a few days back, but now everyone that didn’t pick it up in those  few crucial hours has a chance to play with it. Whereas Snapchat aims to be a private person to person photo/video messaging app, Slingshot hopes to make things a little more social. Released on […]

Next In Stupid Inventions: The Bluetooth Enabled Cup

Just when you thought the internet of things couldn’t get any weirder, welcome to Vessyl, the bluetooth enabled cup. As well as supporting Bluetooth 4.0, Vessyl can also tell you (via your phone) that the Coke you’ve just poured into your Vessyl is……Coke! OMG Amazeballs. The company producing the product any sane person would never […]

Mozilla To Launch $25 Firefox OS Smartphone in India, Indonesia

  Mozilla has announced that a new $25 Firefox OS smartphone will be released in India and Indonesia later this year. Mozilla Chief Operating Officer Gong Li confirmed the details in an interview with The Wall Street Journal, explaining the decision: “One U.S. dollar means a lot of things to consumers in emerging countries,” he […]

Bluetooth Enabled Rings Are A Thing Now

If you’ve ever wanted to own bluetooth enabled jewelry now you can. New startup Ringly has just announced its first range of bluetooth enabled rings. The rings sync with your phone and buzz or flash depending on the notifications you’ve set up: for example it may buzz for a Facebook notification, or flash when you […]

HTC’s Plastic Version Of The One M8 Revealed

  HTC has finally released some details of its plastic, cheaper version of its flagship phone the One M8, be it on its Chinese website. The HTC One M8 “Ace” will go on sale with nearly the same specifications as the HTC One M8, including a Snapdragon 801 processor that is clocked at a very […]

Foursquare To Focus On Local Discovery, Launching ‘Swarm’ For Check-Ins

Foursquare users have checked in over five billion times since the app launched in 2009, but soon that’s all about to change with a dramatic update. Today, the company announced that Foursquare will shift to being all about local discovery, and a separate app called Swarm will be for checking in to locations. Swarm will […]

Snapchat Introduces Video Calling, Text Conversations

Snapchat today released its biggest update ever on Android and iOS, rolling out the ability to video chat and send text for the first time ever. And as before, nothing lasts forever. Apps like Confide have popped up in recent months, essentially functioning as a Snapchat for text, and text is an idea the social […]

Anonymous App Cloaq Arrives On iOS

Cloaq, yet another app in the ever growing space of anonymity, has finally launched on iOS. Making it unique from competitors, no personal information is required. When signing up, users simply create a password, which Cloaq then automatically generates a special username or handle. That specially assigned handle starts with an @ symbol, and is […]