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This is the latest installment in TUAW's Top 3 Apps; click the link to see other interviews. I ran into Axel in Las Vegas back in January, as CES and the Adult Entertainment Expo overlap. Yes, Axel is an adult video auteur, but that's not all. The son of Lasse Braun, who helped legalize porno...

April 30th 2011 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Layar's been the go-to platform for augmented reality on Android since 2009, bringing you the useful, the creepy, and the just plain weird -- and now it's unleashing the beast on iOS, again (it's already available as a dedicated app). The Netherlands-based company just launched Layar Player, a fre...

January 29th 2011 at 8:52am 0 Comments
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We visited Griffin's CES booth to check out the Beacon universal remote control expecting yet another Redeye clone, but instead wound up walking away impressed. Two notable features of the prototype Bluetooth to IR converter device are that it's battery powered and includes a 360 degree IR blaste...

January 8th 2011 at 10:09pm 0 Comments
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With iTunes overrun with apps that do little more than find creative ways to promote products or otherwise suck time, it's nice to see mobile technology doing something that's, well, not so trivial. VerbalVictor, a $10 program, which should be available in the App Store next week, uses iPhone and i...

December 29th 2010 at 7:43am 0 Comments
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Dish Network took another step towards its ambitious TV Everywhere plans -- not to be confused with Comcast's and Time Warner's TV Everywhere partnership -- by releasing the Android version of its Dish remote access app late last week. This nicely completes the provider's suite of mobile offerings,...

November 23rd 2010 at 9:31am 0 Comments
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This week the anti-harassment website ihollaback.org has released an iPhone app that they hope will help encourage women to stand up and report cases of harassment in public places. The Hollaback iPhone app does pretty much what you'd expect it to do. If you're being harassed or are witnessing some...

November 9th 2010 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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For consumers, unless you jailbreak your iPhone, the only effective way to get apps onto it is via Apple's own App Store. From the beginning of the App Store, Apple has offered an alternative method of distributing apps that is meant for use by businesses to their employees. Unfortunately, that app...

October 31st 2010 at 8:30am 0 Comments