Tag: app

Put your phone to work when you’re not using it.


There are one billion smartphones in use today. The combined processing power of all these devices can truly revolutionize scientific research, and make an enormous contribution to humanity – if we all work together. With HTC Power To Give, the potential to research cures for cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, AIDS – to help understand climate change, or […]

Time to stop using your Starbucks app to pay for your cup o’ joe


The Starbucks mobile app, the most used mobile-payment app in the U.S., has been storing usernames, email addresses and passwords in clear text, Starbucks executives confirmed late on Tuesday (Jan. 14). The credentials were stored in such a way that anyone with access to the phone can see the passwords and usernames by connecting the […]

My LibraryThing Search app for android is available for download


I currently have 6,303 books cataloged in my LibraryThing account. Needless to say, there are times when I’m in a bookstore when I have to ask myself “do I already own this?” So, in the interest of both making my books shopping a little easier and learning a little programming via the MIT App Inventor, I’ve […]

Loving my Pebble even more now


Today I found the program Canvas for Pebble which allows you to easily (with a little learning curve) customize your Pebble watch face. After about 10 minutes of tweaking an existing template my Pebble is now much more useful than it was before.

Pirate Bay Founder to Launch NSA-proof Messenger App


Pirate Bay founder Peter Sunde is working on a new messaging platform that will be

RIP Google Listen


Google Listen was the android app I used to listen to podcasts on my phone.