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With all the advancements in smartphones over the years, recording videos have become second nature. Whenever you’re out and about and see something noteworthy, you flip out your phone and capture it. With countless videos going viral everyday, video sharing doesn’t seem like it will slow down any time soon. But this does create some new problems. To save space, phones revert back to lower quality video recording even if you have the capability of…

Why Fitness Workouts? Fitness Workouts by Mobile4Health is an app to work out various body parts. It has a dedicated set of training routines for each part of the body. The Android app is free and this review is for version 2.1 in Android 5.0.2. Ease of Use The home page of Fitness Workouts app shows you list of body parts to train. Each body part has a list of common exercises. Each exercise is…

What is 5k Run? 5k Run is an app for those who have never put “workout” in their todo’s list and are looking to get started. It promises to get you running up to five km if you follow the training. The Android app is free and this review is for version 1.4.1 on Android 5.0.2. There are quite a few Android apps in fitness category. 5k Run by Fitness22 is an entrant in this space.…

What is Download Accelerator Plus? In Android phones, the default Chrome browser comes with a built in download manager. But it lacks certain features such as downloading file in multiple parts, pausing and resuming downloads, handling breaks in internet connection. These are some of the problems Download Accelerator Plus claims to solve. Download Accelerator Plus is an Android download manager with a speed booster. The android app is free and this review is for version 20151211 on…

Introduction New York based start-up Mind Lab Solution announced it is going to build the smallest weather station in the world. Weather Point 2.0 is an individual keychain weather device that measures temperature, humidity, UV index and atmospheric pressure on your smartphone which comes hand in hand with a free app for iOS and Android. Avid angler? Heorid hiker? Then this might be the kickstarter project for you. What does it do? Revealing how the…

New York, London, Paris, Munich. Everybody talk about… smart cities? Politicians and business leaders love to talk about smart cities, but getting everyone to agree on what the words, “smart city,” mean is a difficult if not impossible. That said, here is Tapscape’s World Top 10 Smart City list, which cribs heavily from IESE Business School’s. However, we have taken many liberties in highlighting a range of services, technologies, amenities and just plain fun attributes…

Is Google’s Project Fi a game changer? Given that searchzilla compares it to their Nexus device program, which has failed for years to succeed commercially let alone change the world, one perhaps shouldn’t hope too much. Moreover, how revolutionary is any wireless carrier that charges $10 per gigabyte? Seriously, that’s what Verizon and AT&T charge, though that premium price only delivers the T-Mobile and Sprint networks. Yes, Project Fi has launched, but the early hype…

Facebook has announced today that it will be acquiring Oculus VR, makers of the Rift Virtual Reality headset. Oculus VR is a technology company originally funded by Kickstarter to create Virtual Reality headsets for gaming purposes. As one of Kickstarter’s biggest success stories, people have clamored to jump onto the Oculus bandwagon. Gaming developers, celebrities and industry giants have praised the Oculus Rift headset for its motion control system, allowing a user to look around…

Walltik is an innovative new website where you can collate all of your interests in the one place. If you go to Walltik.com you can search for your interests and add them to your own boards. It’s easy to add or delete new content with the simple-to-use web interface. Once you’ve made some selections you can share these with other people who like the same kinds of things that you do. With Walltik you can…

Steve Jobs and Elon Musk are two of the most influential personalities of the last half century. Both have done much to define and propel the zeitgeist of the age. What could possibly be better than combining Apple + Tesla? And, it is known that Apple + Tesla executives actually met face to face and discussed the possibility of a relationship if not marriage. Since hiring former Goldman Sachs acquisition specialist Adrian Perica in 2011,…

Up until now, Instagram has kept to itself and developed its products internally but they have finally acquired a startup to enhance their offerings. Instagram acquired a video sharing application called Luma according to early reports Friday which have since been confirmed by Facebook. Luma is currently in the process of shutting down and all users will be unable to access the current application on December 31, 2013 but until then, people can still use…

Sales are the life’s blood of all business. No matter the market, all businesses are in sales in one form another. As such, a company’s overall success is largely dependent on the strength and dedication of its sales team in cooperation with all other aspects of a product’s development. Companies are quick to remind their sales staff of this, and place much faith and pressure on teams to sell as much as possible. The life…

[app id=”638690155″] Bedtime Colors is an iPhone app and iPad app developed by Mijja. Featuring whimsical hand-drawn artwork and a cute story, Bedtime Colors is a fun book to read to young children at bedtime. Bedtime Colors is a recordable, interactive children’s story for beginning readers, suitable for ages 3-12.? While this story is great for sharing with your kids on the go using your iPhone, it also looks great on the iPad’s larger screen…and…