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The Best iPhone Apps of 2015. There was no shortage of incredible new apps in 2015, but which of them are actually worth keeping on your iPhone? We took a look back at the best new apps of the year—if you haven’t downloaded these yet, trust us, you should. Periscope Apple recently declared Periscope the App of the Year, and we have to say we agree. This live video–streaming app was launched just after SXSW and is a way for users to watch live events in a totally different way. We are already looking forward to watching live feeds of the Olympics. Hopper Booking your 2016 vacations already? Apple Music and Apple News Anytime Apple launches a new feature or product, the Internet freaks out, and Apple Music and Apple News were no exception. Apple News launched this fall, offering a way to combine all the articles from your favorite websites in one place.

Kardashian and Jenner Lifestyle Apps It seems the Kardashians and Jenners are always in the news, but it’s not often that they appear on tech blogs, too. Addicts Have A New App to Help Them Stay Sober. Sam Frons isn’t shy about discussing her recovery from alcoholism. “Hi, I’m Sam, and I’m an addict” is a fairly standard opener for her during presentations at work. Frons is CEO of a new app set to debut this month for addicts. Unconvinced about Alcoholics Anonymous, she built the app she wanted for her own recovery. Frons was three years into her own recovery before she stepped foot in her first A.A. meeting. Frons says she was “really adamant” about not going.

Frons is not the only skeptic of the 80-year-old program. A spokesman for Alcoholics Anonymous’ U.S. and Canada office says the group did look into developing its own app. Frons decided treatment needed a new tool, something that would help her get to those meetings and find peers, without the mold of A.A. founders Dr. Out in beta mode now, the free app is set to debut fully on Dec. 20. Similar smartphone apps for addiction have performed well. “You pretty much have to be an academic,” Isham says.

ISIS establishes a new app to spread terror plans - report. The ISIS (Islamic State militants group) has reportedly launched a new app that features news and videos showing executions and battlefield victories and spread its agenda. ISIS is Adding teeth to its growing internet and social media presence. The Android-based application is essentially a news portal run by the Amaq News Agency – a group believed to be tied to the Islamic States. the ISIS group has launched an application that features news and videos showing executions and battlefield victories and spread its agenda. It is Discovered by the hacking collective Ghost security group, the app called ‘Amaq News’ is designed to ‘streamline access’ to the militants group’s “propaganda”.

When users start the application, it displays a scrolling news feed and icons to play videos. Forbes Welcome. This New App Aims To Build An All-Inclusive Queer Online Community. This New App Sends Notes From Beyond the Grave. Would You Try This New App for Orgasms?: Beauty Blog: Daily Beauty Reporter: allure.com. Technically, the OhMiBod app doesn’t actually cause toe-curling bursts of satisfaction on its own (we’re not sex robots you can just volume up with a remote control after all), but the vibrators it links to?

That’s a different story. OhMiBod, the New Hampshire company that launched its original music vibrator in 2006, recently announced several new additions to its personal-device family. There’s Bluetooth, there’s partner-to-partner interaction, and there’s orgasm-tracking software. So we had to find out: Does technology really make First, to get any questions about efficacy out of the way, all vibrators have the same endgame, and these are no different. Now for what the vibrators themselves do, let’s start with the new blueMotion NEX 2.

The Freestyle :W model is OhMiBod’s music vibrator 2.0. Here's how to create a date-night makeup look: This new pollution app will tell you when it's safest to go outside in London. The Plume Air Report uses hourly data from sensors around London to track the air pollution at any given time of the day. It uses 11,000 stations in 30 different countries by examining pollutant sources including nitrogen dioxide, ozone and carbon monoxide. The app tells you where the air you are about to breathe is on a scale from 'fresh' to 'extremely polluted'. If offers tailored advice to parents with children, cyclists, runners and people dining al fresco. The founder of the app, Romain Lancombe, spoke at Google Campus in Shoreditch to highlight the importance and benefits of the app. Mr Lacombe said: “(Pollution) changes hour by hour, just like the weather does in a city.

“What we’ve built is digital tools to help people breathe better, by informing them on what it is that they’re breathing. “This means that we can put a pollution forecast in the hands of everyone. “If you follow these recommendations you will be able to reduce the overall impact of pollution on your health. Clever App Turns Everyone Into a Roving Weather Reporter. Being a meteorologist is like being an umpire: People only notice your work when you’re wrong. Yet we’re all obsessed with the weather. Well, according to the people behind a new weather app called Sunshine, anyway. But are they wrong? Checking the weather is the first thing many people do each day, but Sunshine CEO and co-founder Katerina Stroponiati says 73 percent of the population doesn’t trust the reports. Even if weather reports are spot-on, there’s another problem: They’re usually drawn from satellite imagery and data from weather instruments at airports.

That’s not the most granular of data to work with when trying to decide whether to bring an umbrella on that 10-block walk. With a free app for iOS, Sunshine wants to be the gold standard for weather accuracy. Click to Open Overlay Gallery “It’s a weighted scheme of a user’s experience, community appreciation [you can upvote other users], and how much activity,” Stroponiati says. Go Back to Top. I Got A Marijuana Prescription And Pot In Minutes Without Leaving My Couch. Don’t worry, be appy with the AA’s new app.

The app gives members up-to-date parking information To help the journey pass as smoothly as possible, the app also provides AA members with real-time traffic information. As a result, you can adjust your route on the hop, to avoid the worst of the jams. The app's utility doesn’t end when you reach your destination. It gives members up-to-date parking information, including details about prices and space availability. So you can head to the best spot, secure in the knowledge that you’ll find a space, with a clear idea of the cost. What's more, it will drop a pin into the map, so that you're able to get back to the car park on foot once you're ready to hit the road. Another exclusive feature for AA members is the fuel-price calculator.

It can also remind you about MOT, tax and insurance renewal dates Even when you're not on the road, the app is a valuable source of information. It also has a handy warning-lights function. New Peeple App — Like Yelp for People — Won't Bring Haters. © Time Inc. All rights reserved. Fortune.com is a part of the Time.com network of sites. Powered by WordPress.com VIP Email address or Password is incorrect Forgot Password? Want the Full Story? Privacy Policy Thank you for your interest in licensing Fortune content. 1.

New App Sup Alerts You When Your Friends Are Nearby, Plus 6 More Apps For Seeing What Your Buddies Are Up To. As of 8 a.m. this morning, there’s a new app out there to add to your never-ending list of apps on your phone aka more reasons to delete those photos from two years ago. Sup, is a social discovery app that’s geared toward millennials who want to know where their friends are at all times. For example, if you’re out having drinks at a bar alone, but want to see if any of your friends are nearby to join you, there’s an app for that, and that app is Sup. Where Sup differs from similar apps is that it doesn’t display an exact location on a map, but a radar of your general location. In other words, if you’re sleeping with your coworker and you don’t want anyone to know, and your friends go searching for you while you’re getting it on with your coworker, they won’t be able to tell that you’re tucked away in bed at a specific address.

To your friends' eyes, you could be anywhere in the vicinity, like maybe even at the Whole Foods a couple blocks away innocently grocery shopping. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. A New App Will Allow You To Take Your Instagram Stalking To The Next Level. By Joseph Lamour 21h ago Good news: if you’ve been wondering how you can do a deep dive on an Instagram account without accidentally liking an image, you’re in luck! A new app will allow you to look at Instas of your boyfriend’s ex-girlfriend with no worry.

Instasnoop is the perfect app for you if you have an iPhone and absolutely no shame whatsoever. Users sign into the app with their usual Instagram login information. Then, in addition to not worrying about liking a pic of your boo’s garbage ex, you can zoom in on the pictures, staring deep into the eyes of someone you never want to run into unless they’re on fire and you’re the only person with a bucket of water for miles. The best/creepiest feature is something called the Snooplist which allows you to invisibly follow the accounts of people you don’t follow officially.

Neat! “Don’t want to follow a profile? It’s so much easier to covertly follow someone these days, isn’t it? Writer. @RococoCocoa. A new app will pay you $11 a month to let it track every video you watch. Would you download an app that is solely designed to track and report everything you watch? OK, how about if it also paid you $11 per month? That's the offer that a new app released on Tuesday is making. Created by data collection startup Symphony Advanced Media, VideoPulse tracks any and all video consumption of its users through a Shazam-like passive listening program that hears what you're watching and tracks it.

Symphony is trying to solve what has become a much-debated issue within modern media — how to properly measure who is watching video. "There has been a significant void in understanding how consumers are using non-traditional media platforms, but innovation has finally arrived in the media measurement space,” said Charles Buchwalter, CEO of Symphony Advanced Media, in a press release. The program already counts around 15,000 users and is being tested by a variety of media companies including NBC, Viacom, Warner Bros and A+E Networks. But users have to be approved first. Peeple app lets you rate human beings like restaurants - Calgary. We turn to websites and apps to determine what movie we should see, which restaurant to visit and even which doctor might provide the best care — but should we rely on ratings for people?

An app being developed in Calgary called peeple aims to do just that. How libel chill is quashing negative online reviews "You're going to rate people in the three categories that you can possibly know somebody — professionally, personally or romantically," said peeple CEO and co-founder Julia Cordray. "So you'd be able to go on and choose your five-star rating, write a comment and you will not be anonymous.

" The app requires you to log in through Facebook and to provide your phone number in order to ensure you're a real person and to make it more difficult to submit malicious ratings. But why should we rate people the same way we rate restaurants? "You should have the right to know who somebody is before you invite them in to your home, around your children. Screening Cost and benefit. A new app will pay you $11 a month to let it track every video you watch. Would you download an app that is solely designed to track and report everything you watch? OK, how about if it also paid you $11 per month? That's the offer that a new app released on Tuesday is making.

Created by data collection startup Symphony Advanced Media, VideoPulse tracks any and all video consumption of its users through a Shazam-like passive listening program that hears what you're watching and tracks it. Symphony is trying to solve what has become a much-debated issue within modern media — how to properly measure who is watching video. The emergence of companies such as Netflix and Hulu have pulled viewers away from traditional television, a shift that has called into question the accuracy of traditional Nielsen TV ratings and other such audience measurements. The program already counts around 15,000 users and is being tested by a variety of media companies including NBC, Viacom, Warner Bros and A+E Networks.

But users have to be approved first. StockLight: iPhone, iPad, Android ASX app shows you company directors’ trades. Jason Kotchoff, creator of investment app StockLight. THEY say you should follow the money — now a new app is making it easier to keep track of what the top end of town is doing with theirs. By law, company directors are required to disclose to the Australian Securities Exchange whenever they buy or sell shares in their own companies. The problem is, these announcements are often difficult to interpret, confusingly worded, and buried in PDF documents where most are unlikely to see them. StockLight, an investment research app created by software developer Jason Kotchoff, has brought together all of this previously public, but difficult to collate, information into a single feed. Importantly, he’s created an algorithm that automatically calculates the value of the shares bought and sold, and the director’s total take in their company. … and sells.Source:Supplied Keep track of buys ...Source:Supplied Nevertheless, he says it’s incredibly valuable information for retail investors.

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Tinder co-founder Whitney Wolfe on Bumble: her new feminist dating app that lets women make the first move | London Life | Lifestyle. Welcome to Forbes. Welcome to Forbes. New York City's taxi industry insiders made an app to compete with Uber | The Verge. Downloading new app WomSAT could help save wombats from 'brink of extinction' You can now shoot crappy video (on purpose) with the new VHS Camcorder app. Wipe right: toilet app Looie forces movement of 'sharing economy' towards privatisation | Jeff Sparrow. Giphy’s new app lets you record life’s shareable moments and immortalize them as GIFs. Whim: A new dating app that requires in-person meetings - Fortune. What Do You Know About United's Allegedly Creepy New App for Flight Attendants?

LinkedIn’s Lookup App Helps You Find Your Coworkers More Easily - Fortune. 'Knock Knock' Is A New App That Could Maybe, Finally, Kill The Business Card. A new app and blood test can predict suicide risk with startling accuracy, study says. The Vatican's new philanthropy app could ruin everything | Art and design. 11 important metrics for app monetization. An app that effectively expresses apologies. Microsoft working on an app that reads the news to you.