Italian police has launched an app for you to help them find stolen art

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in Tech on Wednesday 16 April 2014

Now, for something we never saw coming: after recovering stolen artworks by Paul Gauguin and Pierre Bonnard, the Italian police have announced their new app that anyone can download and capture pictures of artworks they suspect are really stolen. These pictures will be scanned by Italy’s heritage police against their stolen art database — the […]

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iPad reflections of London by Gavin Hammond

Nini Baseema Contributor

By Nini Baseema in New Photography on Saturday 18 January 2014

Lomo photographer, Gavin Hammond, best known for his London In Puddles series, which showed beautiful reflections of the capital in murky rain water, has often been asked to make his work available on the iPad and tablet. His reaction: a series of iPad-inspired Lomo photos entitled, London – There Is An App For That – […]

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Tapestry: a tappable story app

Kuan Huang Reader Find

By Kuan Huang in Tech on Wednesday 21 August 2013

Tapestry is a collections of short and wonderful stories made for reading on the mobile phone. I really enjoy reading it. This is my favorite tapestry story so far. It’s written for a recent movie, The Way Way Back. I almost feel like this might be the future of movie trailers.

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Romantic getaway hint app from Mr. and Mrs. Smith

Rebekah Rhoden Contributor

By Rebekah Rhoden in Cool Websites on Friday 22 February 2013

So, your Valentine’s Day didn’t quite go as well as you’d hoped. Maybe your other-half is a little, erm… oblivious. Well, luckily, there’s an app for that. The boutique hotel experts at Mr. & Mrs. Smith have put together a little Facebook app that gives subtle hints to your sweetheart about places you’d like to […]

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App tells you when it’s toilet time

Cormack O'Connor Contributor

By Cormack O'Connor in New Design on Thursday 6 December 2012

If you struggle to hold it in for long periods of time we may have found the app for you! For just 99 cents you can pick up RunPee; an app that tells you the best time to leave your cinema seat without comprising your understanding of a movies plot line. If you’re still finding […]

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Incredibibox version 2.0: a music-making app

Samantha Dalrymple Reader Find

By Samantha Dalrymple in New Products on Thursday 12 April 2012

Incredibibox, a fun, music-making application is back, bigger and better than before, to guarantee to waste your time producing beats and music. A must visit website when bored. And who isn’t. Right?

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Locative Literature: experiencing stories in situ

Matt Blackwood Reader Find

By Matt Blackwood in New Trends on Tuesday 27 March 2012

Locative Literature (LocLit) is on the boil and Broadcastr is proof of that. LocLit is essentially a story experienced in the place where the story is set. The joy of this storytelling form is the heightened engagement that people have with the space when experiencing the stories in situ. It’s also pretty good experiencing it via […]

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