Barman device lets you mix perfect drinks using your smartphone

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in Tech on Wednesday 15 May 2013

When systems coordinator John Gallagher tried to make the perfect Long Island Ice Tea for his wife six years ago, he thought there had to be a easier way to mix drinks accurately all the time. Now in 2013, he has developed The Barman, an elegant little box you can put your glass down on […]

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Where The Truck app finds food trucks in Australia

Darwin Cosico Contributor

By Darwin Cosico in Tech on Friday 25 January 2013

Food trucks are big in Melbourne. You’ll discover food from Latin America, such as Dos Diablos Mobile Cantina and Taco Truck, to Gumbo Kitchen, a food truck serving culinary delights from New Orleans. With so many options, it’s hard to keep up where they’re located every night. Where The Truck At was set-up last year […]

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Lightt: new iPhone app lets you create a 10 second video moment

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By Geoff Hoskinson in Tech on Wednesday 31 October 2012

Lightt is a groundbreaking new iPhone application that merges the concepts of photography and video by allowing users to capture a continuous stream of still frames and compressing them into one 10 second moment or “Highlight”. The genius of this product is that it creates a new highly versatile medium for storytelling via the extreme accessibility of the .JPG format.

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Solar: a well-designed weather app

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By Rebekah Rhoden in Tech on Thursday 13 September 2012

Solar is a beautifully-designed weather app that was released for iOS yesterday. This app features a few simple, but useful ways to see the 24-hour and 3-day forecasts. It’s a stylish way to make sure you don’t get caught in the rain unprepared. 

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Vyclone: an app for compiling videos

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By Bryan Stewart in New Products on Wednesday 22 August 2012

This is a really nice app, and a great way to get film of an event. By using the app, phones shooting video in the same location can compile all the footage from their friends to create a multi-angle edit. Smart.

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Zombies, Run! exercise app let’s you run on fun and fear

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By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Tuesday 5 June 2012

If the world ever puts an end to its obesity track record, it might have zombies to thank. Zombies, Run! is an exercise app that immerses you in a simulated zombie attack via your earphones, making you run errands to pick up items for your imaginary base, plus, of course, run away from zombies. It’s […]

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TipOff: turn your iPhone into an early-warning device

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By Eve Aw in New Trends on Monday 20 February 2012

Homes are expensive in Singapore. So 16 or 40, Singaporean men live with their parents. Rule of the house is: No sex please, we’re Asians. So our men have to take their women to parks, staircases, empty parking lots. Not entirely romantic. With Okamoto, you can now say goodbye to bouncing cars and get it […]

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App gets painful feedback from dates who dump you

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By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Saturday 28 January 2012

WotWentWrong is a new web app that lets you solicit feedback about your dating mistakes from your ex-dates. Systematically useful for those who get dumped regularly and would like to inflict some serious damage to their self-esteem.

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iNspiring iFound iPhone app

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By Katie Herzig in New Trends on Wednesday 2 November 2011

This is an iPhone app created by the website Ffffound. It displays inspiring images that they’ve picked daily, which vary from photos, to artwork, to stationary, and architecture. A great app to go to to get inspired.

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iSpy app taps into CCTV cameras from around the world

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By Brianna Harden in New Trends on Friday 21 October 2011

This fascinating little app was featured on a recently re-run episode of Studio360 where contributor Eric Molinsky described using the program as an antidote for his insomnia. The app taps into CCTV cameras from around the world. I don’t have insomnia, but I would be lying if I said I didn’t have slightly voyeuristic tendencies, […]

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broadcastr app

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By Joshua Izenberg in New Trends on Tuesday 4 October 2011

I liked the idea of broadcastr, an app that lets you record personal stories and pin them to a particular location, letting others stumble across them as they careen through cities using their iPhones like narrative-sniffing bloodhounds.

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New iPhone app let’s you give a virtual stamp of approval

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By Johanne Bertaux-Strenna in New Trends on Wednesday 28 September 2011

Like It, Stamp It! This new, Instagram-style Iphone app allows you to give a ‘stamp of approval’ to the things you like and share it instantly. In doing so, it avoids the confusion you can experience with 1 to 5 star ratings, which can sometimes be hard to figure out. Brilliant!

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Turn your iPhone into a crazy crystal glass instrument

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By Dainofunk in New Trends on Saturday 10 September 2011

This is a bizarre and funny musical app for the iPhone and iPad. Have you ever tried to make sounds with crystal glasses? Now you can use your phone or pad as a crazy instrument with all the notes, as well as challenge yourself over 20 levels of fun. Clink clink.

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The Parking Space Auction App for iPhone

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By Michelle Wilding in New Trends on Tuesday 16 August 2011

In today’s day and age, everybody is looking to make a quick buck. And the latest invention to do so is a quirky new iPhone app. The Parking Space Auction app allows users to sell their exceedingly sought-after car space to the highest bidder nearby.

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An iPhone app that makes your life more thrilling

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By Zolton in New Trends on Monday 25 July 2011

Now this is fun. Developed by the team at Benrik, Situationist is an iPhone app that ‘makes your everyday life more thrilling and unpredictable’. How? Simple: ‘It alerts members to each other’s proximity and gets them to interact in random situations. These situations vary from the friendly (“Compliment me on my haircut”) to the subversive […]

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