If you're tired of swiping right, developers of the East Meets East dating app, Kenji Yamazaki and Mariko Tokioka, have a new dating app for you to try.
The live-streamed two-part game has three rounds, and... Read More »
It's hard to ignore Valentine's Day whether you're excited about it, or you loathe it. The supermarket aisles are full of pink and red things, cupids dangle from unexpected places and shelves buckle under heaps of heart-shaped candy.
Whether this is your first or your fiftieth Valentines Day with your sweetie, or if you plan to spend the evening with your friends, these apps can turn it into a fun time.1. Get the food right
If you're confident in your... Read More »
Wannaby, an Augmented Reality (AR) commerce startup, is testing an app that lets you virtually try on shoes.
With the Wanna Kicks app, you can browse labels like Vans, Nike, and Adidas. Choose a pair and point your smartphone camera at your feet to "try them on."
Once you have a virtual pair on you can customize which color looks best. If you find a pair you like, purchase them in the app.
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Sometimes you need an unbiased opinion about your outfit. Historically, the internet has been a dangerous place to venture for that. Asking for critiques on clothing can be a siren call for body-shamers and cyber bullies.
Lindsay Smith, a 19-year-old entrepreneur, created the Fashion Buddy app (download for iOS or Android). The app lets you upload images of your outfits and other users can vote on which one works best.
You could use the app to figure out... Read More »
It makes sense that the people who know you best would know what you're looking for in a partner. So a friend's suggestion on a potential match can be a hit -- and hopefully not a catastrophic miss.
Trying to control your music or podcast while you're cooking, exercising or driving can be frustrating and dangerous. Smart devices for your car and home are safer and easier ways to achieve hands-free control over what you're listening to, but not everyone can afford them.
Whether you don't want to stop your jumping jacks to swap playlists or you want a more minimalist music display, Listen: The Gesture Music Player app could what you need.
Listen runs on iPhone and iPad. The... Read More »
Google Assistant was big news at CES 2019, with Google announcing its digital assistant would be of more help everywhere in 2019, from your home to your car and of course on your phone.
At the annual electronics show, the search giant also unveiled Assistant partnerships with Samsung, Lenovo and McAfee and announced that Assistant would be available on one billion devices by the end of this month.
Here are 10 ways to take advantage of the digital-assistant improvements and... Read More »
CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion is taking an interactive exhibit across the country to examine people's "blind spots," or unconscious biases in everyday life.
Unconscious biases are automatic, learned, unintentional yet deeply ingrained stereotypes that can affect our behavior.
The Check Your Blind Spots mobile tour is making a stop at CES 2019 to shed light on how these biases can narrow a person's vision. The exhibit approaches the topic using popular technology like virtual reality (VR) and... Read More »
The hustle and bustle of the holidays can often leave little time to recuperate before returning to your daily routine to start a new year. Along with resolutions like getting in better shape and starting new hobbies, many people hope to focus on better self care.
Check out these apps to help you put your mental and physical health first in 2019.1. Aloe Bud
Regardless of whether you made a new year's resolution or not, positivity can be a big factor in having a good year or reaching your goals.
Shelby Tinsley, a graduate of Florida A&M, developed the iShallBe app (download for iOS or Android) to give users a daily motivational boost. After you sign up and build a profile, the app will start sending inspirational quotes, videos, music and affirmations once a day.
"iShallBe was created with the strong desire to... Read More »