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This App Uses Video Games to Make Exercising Fun

This App Uses Video Games to Make Exercising Fun

mag813 March 21, 2017 0

Most workouts are boring. Unless you’re a fitness freak, then chances are it’s a constant struggle to keep yourself motivated. New apps have made exercising more effective, but few have made it more enjoyable.

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This Creepy App Lets You Take Selfies With Dead Relatives

This Creepy App Lets You Take Selfies With Dead Relatives

mag813 March 3, 2017 0

File this under: Creepy Tech. South Korean company Elrois Inc. is developing a new app that lets users 3-D scan their relatives and turn them into virtual avatars so they can talk and take

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This Dating App Lets You Bond Over Things You Hate

This Dating App Lets You Bond Over Things You Hate

mag813 February 6, 2017 0

Unlike most other dating apps where you put your best self forward and bond over shared interests, Hater’s premise is to find you matches based on mutually hated topics. Users are given 3,000 subjects to

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The Best Apps of the Year, According to Apple

The Best Apps of the Year, According to Apple

mag813 December 11, 2016 0

Despite the fact that the probable app/game of the year is coming out Thursday (Super Mario Run), Apple decided to release a list of its 10 favorites a bit early. Below is a list

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New App Recommends Food Based On Your Emotions

New App Recommends Food Based On Your Emotions

mag813 November 29, 2016 0

If only there was an app that could stand in for your best friend, telling you when to eat foods to boost your mood. Good news: there is! Scientists at Oxford University are getting

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How Nutrition Apps Are Misguiding Users

How Nutrition Apps Are Misguiding Users

mag813 November 18, 2016 0

People trying to improve their diet today are often helpless without an app, which is unfortunate, because most nutrition apps are inadequate, according to a new analysis. When the U.S. Department of Agriculture issued an update to

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Motivate Yourself to Lose Weight by Pledging Money to a Politician You Hate

Motivate Yourself to Lose Weight by Pledging Money to a Politician You Hate

mag813 September 19, 2016 1

If you’re forever setting ambitious goals and then forgetting about them, an extra kick in the butt may help you stick to your plan. That’s the idea behind TrumpYourGoals, a service that will donate

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Teen Creates App To Help Kids Avoid Lunchroom Rejection

Teen Creates App To Help Kids Avoid Lunchroom Rejection

mag813 September 19, 2016 0

For a shy kid, there are few things worse than having no one to sit with at lunch. Sit by yourself and you might as well put a target on your back to attract

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Yelp Will Soon Let You Skip the Line at Restaurants

Yelp Will Soon Let You Skip the Line at Restaurants

mag813 August 11, 2016 0

Yelp and Pittsburgh-based, Nowait, have announced a partnership that will enable Yelp users to check restaurants’ wait times and “get in line” remotely. With Nowait’s network of more than 4,000 restaurants, users can see how

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Relax Beachgoers, Dorsal’s Crowdsourced Shark Reporting App Is Now Available in the States

Relax Beachgoers, Dorsal’s Crowdsourced Shark Reporting App Is Now Available in the States

mag813 June 22, 2016 0

Dorsal—the app and crowdsourced ecosystem by startup Fruitful Tech—aims to arm beachgoers, surfers and other water recreationists with the latest, verified reports of shark sightings. This verification is important and I’ll come back to that,

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