There are all kinds of little tricks developers can use to try to get their app to gain some recognition in the App Store, but Matt Henderson inadvertently discovered that naming your app ‘Butt Crack’ can reap unfathomable rewards.
When Henderson released his new app called Rego, he noticed that for some reason, the app had some massiveÂ BrazilianÂ appeal. Over 25% of all downloads came from Brazil, which was strange considering there’s no [Read More...]
If you paid a couple thousand dollars for your Mac, but youâ€™re currently not taking advantage of its hidden features, then youâ€™ve wasted a lot of money. Your Mac has a ton of useful capabilities â€“ donâ€™t let those features go to waste. Especially when theyâ€™re going to directly benefit your life by saving hundreds of hours over the course of a year.
Have you ever found yourself doing tedious [Read More...]
No one launches a product like Apple. There are lines, and fanboys, and cheering, and crying. It’s truly amazing. But what if Apple Stores were stocked full of beer instead of gadgets?
Somersby Cider made an excellent ad which parodiesÂ Apple’s product launches… only it’s all about beer. They’ve even got docking stations and different storage options for your brew.
The cellhelmet for iPhone 5 is the worldâ€™s only case that comes with one year of protection against accidental damage. If you drop your iPhone and it breaks while inside the cellhelmet, its makers, cellpig, will have it repaired or replaced for free â€”Â all you pay is the $ 50 handling fee.
cellhelmet by cellpig Category: Cases Works With: iPhone 5 Price: $ 49.99
Thatâ€™s how confident cellpig are in the cellhelmetâ€™s [Read More...]
Reader is one of the most popular RSS apps out there for Apple devices. It’s available on OS X and iOS, and up until now it’s mainly been used in conjunction with Google Reader. Now that Google has announced its plans to kill Google Reader in the coming months, many are starting to look to alternative RSS aggregators.
Today the maker of the app Reeder, Silvio Rizzi, announced that Feedbin support will [Read More...]
Some countries use fahrenheit, others use celsius, and if you’re an alien on an unusually extreme planet maybe you even use kelvin… whatever the case we’ve all run into the situation where someone from elsewhere is referring to a temperature in a scale you’re unfamiliar with. Obviously if someone in the USA says “wow it was 10 degrees!” that means it’s really cold weather, but if a native German said [Read More...]
Ever needed a quick place to paste some text or make a quick note while you’re doing web work? Using a neat trick, you can turn any web browser window or tab into an instant notepad that you can write in, copy and paste out of, and even adjust the font sizes within. There really isn’t much to this trick, and it works in just about [Read More...]
The Retina MacBooks are fabulous machines. They’re super thin, powerful, and just plain sexy. But have you ever opened your Retina MacBook and watched the screen just sit there in limbo for a few seconds before it actually comes alive again? It’s frustrating that you can see the password box, but you can’t actually type anything until the MacBook fully wakes up.
Apple has baked a feature called “standby mode” into the [Read More...]
We all know that Samsung loves to copy Apple more than anything in the world. It’sÂ embarrassingÂ And while most of the copying has been limited to hardware, Samsung’s decided to step up its game on the software front, too.
Yesterday Samsung introduced its version of Apple’s iTunes Store, except it’s got a really bad interface and even worse name. They’re calling it “Samsung Content & Services“,Â and with a little magic pixie dust, [Read More...]