Tag Archive: Tells


This smart camera tells you when your idea is not original

Imagine pointing your lens at something and the camera not letting you take the picture because what you are looking at has been photographed too many times. Copenhagen designer and artist Phillipp Schmitt has developed the Camera Restricta, a device that first tracks its own location and searches online for photos that have been geotagged […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Google tells devs how to bypass iOS 9 app security features

Google relies on ads for its revenue, which is why it’s no surprise that it’s undermining Apple by telling developers how to bypass some of the security settings Apple is implementing with iOS 9. The App Transport Security (ATS) settings requires content which arrives on your iPhone to use the “https” encryption settings — making sure that […]

Google tells devs how to bypass iOS 9 app security features

Google relies on ads for its revenue, which is why it’s no surprise that it’s undermining Apple by telling developers how to bypass some of the security settings Apple is implementing with iOS 9. The App Transport Security (ATS) settings requires content which arrives on your iPhone to use the “https” encryption settings — making sure that […]

Clever sensor tells your iPhone whether your favorite restaurant is full

Your iPhone can help you find a good brunch place, with reviews on Yelp that indicate a restaurant’s best dishes. But there really isn’t any real-time help, except maybe calling or taking your chances and just showing up, to find out if you and your friends can get a table at a local hot spot. […]

Colorblind? This iPhone app tells you what color you’re looking at

Color blindness is an extremely prevalent disability, especially amongst men: according to official statistics, 1 in 12 men are color blind (although women fare better, at a rate of only 1 in 200). These rates of color blindness are part… Read more ›

Realmac tells us how it built the best Markdown editor for Mac

Realmac Software has been schooling developers on how to make great apps since 2002. So when they brought Typed to OS X back in December, I couldn’t wait to get my hands on it. Two months on, I’m convinced it’s… Read more ›

Gymwatch tells you if you’re even lifting right, bro

Hitting the gym with my girlfriend is an embarrassing affair. Not because she lifts almost as much as me, but because she’s so much better at it, with the all the right form and stuff. “Move your knees farther apart.… Read more ›

HumanScale’s HealthKit desk tells you when you’re being lazy at work

LAS VEGAS — I’ve had a standing desk for two years now, and while it’s practically the greatest piece of furniture to ever enter my life, I somehow forget to actually stand at it while working. Humanscale is all too… Read more ›

iPad heir: Prince William tells of son’s tablet love

President Obama’s not the only world leader to be a big iPad fan. According to a new report, Apple’s tablet also has a devotee in the world’s most famous royal toddler and future King of England, Prince George. The revelation… Read more ›

Ralph Nader tells Apple to screw investors, not workers

Ralph Nader has a message for Tim Cook: Stop listening to Carl Icahn. In a scathing letter to Tim Cook published in today’s Wall Street Journal, the former presidential candidate takes Apple’s CEO to task for bending to the will… Read more ›