How often do you find yourself gazing up at the vast space above your head – that is, when there is no roof above you? If you are a frustrated astronomer, an astronomer in the making, or an armchair astronomer, here is an app that you will want to download NOW: Kepler Explorer. [Read more…] about Kepler Explorer iOS App for Armchair Astronomers
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Struggling with your weight loss program? It is a perennial problem that countless people face, but it seems that technology just might help make this endeavor more fun. We all know, deep in our hearts, that no matter what fancy program you try to lose weight, the bottom line is the same: a balanced diet and regular exercise. While that is true, it is a boring idea.
Now what if you have an app that can make things a tad more fun than the usual? I just ran across an app called SlimKicker, which is available as web app and an iPhone app. [Read more…] about SlimKicker Turns Losing Weight Into a Game
I would never really have thought about it, but a Reuters article got me thinking. ((Source: Reuters)) A study was conducted by The Luxury Institute, with the goal of finding out how wealthy consumers used their smartphones. In other words, they studied the app usage among the members of this sector.
The conclusion? Wealthy people tend to use their smartphones more for apps geared towards finance, travel, and news. They do not seem to have a proclivity for social apps like Twitter or for gaming apps. [Read more…] about Smartphone Use an Indication of Wealth?