Waze is a smartphone navigation app that uses crowd sourced information to report traffic jams and suggest routes. Last year the app announced that it was adding celebrity voices so you can get navigation prompts from your favorite stars. A group of students from Technion have created an attack against the app that users won’t appreciate.
Microsoft has announced some new apps are coming for the Xbox 360 and Xbox One game consoles. The new apps will give Xbox gamers something to do when they don't feel like playing Titanfall or some other game. If you are a baseball fan, one of the additions will make you very happy.
Roku has offered users the ability to control their device via a mobile app for a while now, and though it has received updates in the past, the look has largely remained the same. That changes with version 3.0, which was launched today for mobile users, bringing with it a completely overhauled interface.
Google has turned Chromecast-equipped TVs into collaborative media walls, releasing a new app for iOS called Photowall. Billed as a "Chrome Experiment" the app - which as of writing has no Android counterpart - allows multiple iPhone and iPad users to share photos with one TV, and then create a YouTube video of the whole thing for later sharing.
In late December of 2013, we mentioned that Crytek and DeNA had teamed up on a mobile game that would be launching sometime this year. That mobile game was called The Collectables. The Collectables is a tactical action game that promises impressive graphics. Coming from the studio behind Crysis, high-end graphics are expected.
Pocket, the handy app that allows users to store something interesting for viewing later on, is preparing for the upcoming Android Wear-powered wearables future. Today on its website, the company introduced its software development kit for developers with a round smartwatch preview.
If you've ever been in a situation where you needed to draw up a floor plan or recreate a room's dimensions, then you'll appreciate what RoomScan can do for you. This deceptively simple iOS app can do all that for you and all you need to do is tap on the walls.
Layar has launched its own Glassware app for Google Glass, bringing augmented reality-style Interactive Print advertisements and location-based points-of-interest to the wearable. The app uses Glass' camera and a new command - "OK Glass, scan this" - to recognize adverts and other content using image recognition, bringing up videos, product details, slideshows, and other content to the headset's display.
Twitter is one of the most popular ways for people to keep in touch with friends and for brands to keep in touch with fans and customers. Two of the hallmark features of twitter are the @replies that people can make and the hastags that help with searches. Those hashtags are often bizarre and long since #theycanbeashardtoreadasyoulike.