It’s easy to pinpoint certain things you love about a movie. I love Total Recall because of Arnold Schwarzenegger and scenes with exploding eyeballs. But in a great film, there is much more going on unconsciously that makes your brain love certain moments over others. Composition Camera walks through some of film’s…
While we do see 20% discounts from time to time, a $100 iTunes gift card for $85 is still a solid deal if you pay for Apple Music, iCloud storage, or PokéCoins.
If you’re working on a rocket destined for Mars, Google’s new Science Journal app might be a bit limited. But if you’re an aspiring scientist, the free app will turn an Android smartphone or tablet into laboratory full of experiments by grabbing data from the device’s various sound, light, and motion sensors.
When you place your ballpark side order of peanuts and Cracker Jack this summer, be prepared for a shock. Instead of a box, your Cracker Jack will be delivered in a slimy plastic bag. And instead of a prize, you get a QR code.
Another year, another couple thousand new apps for you to wade through in a befuddled haze. Which ones should you download? Which ones should you actually pay for? And which ones deserve to take up prime real estate on your home screen? Whether you’ve spent the last 365 days asking yourself those very questions, or…
A decade ago, cutting-edge writers/publishers were crafting books that were physically works of art, in response to the rise of ebooks. Now, those same people are making apps. Miranda July, creator of the instant-messaging app Somebody, talks to Russell Quinn, co-creator (with Eli Horowitz) of The Pickle Index and The…
Two weeks ago, we surveyed 3,670 people online about how they communicate. We discovered a remarkable difference between people over 41, who say they often talk on email more than they do in real life, and younger people who love in-person meetings and use a variety of apps. Is this our first digital generation gap?
In the real world, there’s pretty much an app for everything—maps, music, videos, messaging, making digital cats fart. The first issue of Astonishing Ant-Man, out today, adds another essential app: One tailor made to murder superheroes. Wait, what?
When I first set out to fly some hobby drones, I had no idea where to go. I had to scour the web to figure out where I could fly without getting into trouble. Even then, I found precious little info. The FAA’s new iPhone app sounds exactly like what I was looking for.
For nearly 11 years, World of Warcraft gamers have soared over the Alliance Capital of Stormwind on their flying steeds, but now you can get a sneak peek of a similar scenario for Duncan Jones’ Warcraft movie for yourself, as well as a fantastic first look at the location re-imagined for the big screen.
You know what you really shouldn’t be doing while drunk? Besides driving, or texting your ex, impulsively flexing your credit card online. But some people want to bring out our worst tendencies, and so now, there’s an service that’ll text you links to shit you don’t need when you’re sloshed.
You’ve probably never fired an M4 carbine. Until a couple weeks ago, I hadn’t either. But at a recent DARPA demo day, I loaded a magazine (also a first for me), snuggled up to the deadly assault rifle, and looked through one of the most technologically advanced smart scopes ever built. Then I pulled the trigger.
That goddamn app. Even though it's ugly and incomprehensible and barfs useless notifications at me, I keep using it. When I touch its stupid icon on my screen, it's a hate tap. It's a finger cringe. But I can't quit!
We'll update this list throughout the Thanksgiving weekend as we find new deals. Let us know in the comments if you spot anything that we missed.
Game of Thrones' Dothraki tongue is just one of many fictional language's created by David Peterson - but it might just be one of his most popular. Now you can start learning some conversational Dothraki for yourself through a new mobile app. Athdavrazar!
Already bored with Yo but eager to experiment with a copycat app using the popularity of a prestige drama as its hook? Then you'll love Yo, Hodor, the Game of Thrones-themed parody of the single-word novelty app. It's the same thing as Yo except you send the word "Hodor" to your friends instead of the word "Yo."
In support of his latest album, Brian Eno has released a free augmented reality app that turns the vinyl edition of his record into a series of stunning holographic-like visualizations.
All your favorite characters had kind of a rough time in A Dance With Dragons, the most recent book in George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series. And judging from a chapter from the next book that's available today, their lives aren't about to get any nicer. Some super-vague spoilers ahead...