Alchohoot: the first Smartphone breathalyzer

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By Annie Churdar in Tech on Wednesday 5 June 2013

‘I’m fine to drive’. Yeah, we’ve all hear that one before. The unfortunate reality about being drunk is that you tend to have impaired judgement, which means you’re likely to make a poor call when it comes to knowing if you’re safe to drive or not. But thanks to the first ever smartphone breathalyzer, you can check your BAC with the same accuracy of a police breathalyzer.

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Psychoblocks: even Tetris now abides by the laws of physics

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By Annie Churdar in Tech on Tuesday 4 June 2013

Thanks to the magic of modern technology, my childhood favorite pastime, Tetris, just got a cool new twist. I remember the rush of navigating the falling blocks with the arrow keys of my Gameboy. I remember twisting the game this way and that as if the game might have a sense of motion and follow […]

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Melon: a headband and App to measure your focus

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By Annie Churdar in Tech on Saturday 25 May 2013

Have you ever wondered what’s actually going on in your head when you begin to have trouble focusing? With Melon, just put on the high-tech headband and begin monitoring your brain function; improve your focusing skills and practice meditating on a whole new level. Melon is the most effective App around to help you improve […]

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Incredible portraits created from strangers’ DNA

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By Annie Churdar in New Art on Monday 20 May 2013

Heather Dewey-Hagborg is on the prowl to collect your DNA. Like a forensic detective, Hagborg has learned to find traces of strangers’ DNA on common rubbish such as cigarette butts and chewed gum. Sounds a little gross, right? But trust me, it’s all worth it in the end when you see the incredible life-like portraits she creates from […]

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Silent velcro: end those awful ripping noises

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By Annie Churdar in Tech on Wednesday 15 May 2013

Listed as one of the hottest inventions this year, according to Webmpires, Silent Velcro is a new product that everyone will want. The new concept lets you avoid those awkward moments of creating a painfully loud ripping noise the next time you go to open your velcro bag or take off your strap shoes. How […]

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Haunted Harrassment: Products to help you take revenge

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By Annie Churdar in New Products on Tuesday 14 May 2013

Do you have a colleague at work or school who just drives you batty? Get revenge on them the smart way. This clever little device will haunt their office or dorm room without leaving a trace. It’s a tiny little magnetic thing that will stick to any metal surface and emit unsettling creaking noises, scratching sounds, gasping breaths, […]

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Reddit is now a video game

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By Annie Churdar in Tech on Saturday 11 May 2013

In case you aren’t familiar with Reddit, let me bring you up to speed. It’s a website that claims to be the front page of the Internet. And well, it is. Reddit fans read and rate stories, photos, and trends to see what will reach the top of the list of “what’s trending now”. But not only is […]

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Glitche app ruins your photos for free

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By Annie Churdar in Tech on Wednesday 8 May 2013

I’ve been really digging this weird photo app lately. In a world dominated by obnoxiously vintage photo filter apps, the Glitche app actually ruins your photos for free. Choose between different distortions to put over a photo, much like Instagram allows you to choose your filter. Each distortion looks like a different stage in an […]

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Customize your own Robot Unicorn

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By Annie Churdar in Tech on Tuesday 7 May 2013

How much do you love robot unicorns? Do you obsess over them? Would you take the time to customize your own? Are you ready to battle the bad guys and challenge your friends with your rainbow unicorn robot powers? It’s time to get the new Robot Unicorn Attack app. It brings hope and happiness and […]

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LuLu: an App for women to gossip about men

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By Annie Churdar in Tech on Monday 6 May 2013

LuLu encourages women to objectify men. This “girls only” app let’s women anonymously gossip about the men in their lives. Girls can sign up and then begin rating guys they know via Facebook. It’s a third space for women to comment on men and stalk their profiles hardcore. It’s a place to keep up with ex’s, stay up to […]

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Grab a refreshing virtual pint by Carling

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By Annie Churdar in Tech on Tuesday 30 April 2013

Thirsty? Grab a free virtual beer from Carling. Play drinking games and down pint after pint without ever getting a nasty hangover. Ok, actually this app just makes you want a beer even more. But here’s the bright side: it sends you beer vouchers so you really can go out for a real beer. Download the […]

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Cute Little Printer makes a newsletter from your smart phone

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By Annie Churdar in Tech on Friday 26 April 2013

This little guy will be your smartphone’s new best friend! Just tell Little Printer what social media and other feeds to subscribe too, then schedule how often you’d like it to print. The little guy makes the cutest newsletters that sort of resemble grocery store receipts. Anything from To-Do lists to awesome photos, Little Printer can print […]

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QR dresses by Thorunn Arnadottir: how to dress smarter

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By Annie Churdar in New Fashion on Friday 12 April 2013

Where’d she get that dress? Now you can find out instantly! These gorgeous dresses by Thorunn Arnadottir have QR codes beaded onto the backs. Just whip out your smart phone and snap a shot. Viola! Shopping made so easy.

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DIY Cellphone: trendier than an iPhone

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By Annie Churdar in Tech on Wednesday 3 April 2013

I think I’m in love. This is the most beautiful cellphone I’ve ever seen. “Home made” meets “cutting edge” in this super cool DIY cellphone project by David Mellis. For the reasonable sum of 150$USD, you can have all the parts to make a custom, laser cut plywood cellphone that is compatible with a standard SIM […]

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The world’s first invisible ad

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By Rebekah Rhoden in Tech on Thursday 28 March 2013

Lynx has always pushed the barriers of conventional advertising to reach consumers, and this time they did it by hiding their advert! LCD screens were strategically placed at the windows of a terrace building in Sydney, giving the impression that the videos were actually taking place inside each room. The catch was these videos could […]

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