Tag Archive: Alternative

This selfie stick alternative is simply brilliant

  Selfie sticks are quite possibly the worst thing mankind has ever invented. They’re annoying, long, and narcissistic and you can’t go to a concert, museum, landmark, or pretty much anywhere else in public without running into fifty dudes trying…Read more ›

BitTorrent’s new app is a secure alternative to iMessage and Snapchat

BitTorrent’s not just a way to torrent anymore. Released a couple years ago, BitTorrent Sync proved itself to be a great way to keep your files synced between machines without trusting a service like Dropbox with your data. And now?…Read more ›

Adobe’s new Lightroom 6 is the best Aperture alternative

Today Adobe released Lightroom 6, cementing the photo editor as the best alternative to Apple’s now-extinct Aperture. For Adobe Creative Cloud subscribers, the new app is called Lightroom CC. While perhaps the biggest enhancement is related to speed and performance,…Read more ›

Google teams with TAG to give the rich an Apple Watch alternative

With smartwatches set to take over the world, TAG Heuer is determined not to go down easy like other Swiss watchmakers. The company is teaming up with Google and Intel to build a high-end Android Wear watch that will give wealthy…Read more ›

Jailbreak superstar Comex is working on a Cydia alternative

Since the very earliest days of jailbreaking, Cydia has been the go-to source for jailbreak-specific tweaks and apps. What makes tweaks work is the Cydia Substrate, low-level software written by Cydia founder Saurik that lets third-party programmers hook into the…Read more ›

Meet OOLOO, the Siri alternative powered by people

While everyone’s focused on which virtual assistant can provide the best automated response, the company behind storage solution iDrive has come up with a different idea: Why not hand the job over to humans? Asking if users are “tired of…Read more ›

Dropbox Buys Photo Stream Alternative ‘Loom’ For Its New Carousel App

Dropbox has been very busy lately. After announcing big updates to Mailbox and the all-new Carousel photo app, a new service is joining its repertoire. Loom, a popular photo and video storage service, announced today that it has been bought…Read more ›

Transporter Update Finally Turns It Into Personal Dropbox Alternative

After some confusing starts, a software update makes the neat Transporter into a true alternative to cloud services like Dropbox or Google Drive. Previously, the Transporter was a hard drive which could stay in sync with another Transporter kept anywhere,…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Fleksy Leaves Beta, May Soon Become Your New Alternative Keyboard

Fleksy, the alternative keyboard for iOS and Android, has just been updated to allow any developer of iOS apps to easily implement its streamlined features for free. The software development kit (SDK) will allow any app that needs a keyboard…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Sunrise May Be The Best Calendar Alternative For Your iPad

When Sunrise Calendar got its big iOS 7 makeover last fall, it solidified itself as one of the leading third-party calendars in the App Store. The biggest thing it was lacking was an iPad version—well, until now. Released last week,…Read more ›    [Read More…]