Archives for the month of: September, 2013

This Friday David, Shawn, Tina & Drew talk about a new program from the Girl Scouts that encourages girls to get into video game development as well as a new 3D interface called the Sixense Stem. This is Technophiles’ one-hundred and forty-fifth episode.

Out of Milk Shopping List
by Capigami, Inc.
operating system: Android & iOS | price: Free | size: 5-10 mb | category: Shopping

BY TINA URCH | The Out of Milk Shopping List app is hands down one of the most used apps on my phone (Android). With not only a shopping list feature, but also a pantry list, local deals search, and to-do list, it covers a wide range of needs all in one place. The shopping list is definitely my most used feature and it helps me stay freakishly organized. You can create multiple lists which is fantastic because I separate mine by which store I am going to. I create my lists each week before shopping and also add things as soon as I run out of them. That way I don’t forget anything on my next trip to the store. read more…

On this Tuesday episode David, Shawn, Tina & Drew talk about Steam’s big announcement as well as a technology that could replace finger-printing with ‘brain-printing.’ This is Technophiles’ one-hundred and forty-forth episode.

This Friday David, Shawn, Tina & Drew discuss the somewhat controversial idea of the build-your-own brick based phone called Phonebloks. This is Technophiles’ one-hundred and forty-third episode.

by Electronic Arts
operating system: Android, iOS, Windows Phone | price: Free | size: 34 mb | category: Games

BY SHAWN KERR | Today I’m going to be reviewing the Tetris Game for Android by EA. To start off with, the game itself was clearly designed for the casual audience (although that could be said for the original Tetris). By making some tweaks to the control scheme to work properly with touch screens the game becomes even more casual and much easier to play on the go. With three different game modes the Tetris app also offers enough Tetris variety to last you at least as long as original Tetris lasted you.

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This Tuesday David, Shawn, Tina & Drew talk about the ways that the iPhone 5S may contribute to the ever changing face of mobile gaming, As well as Valve’s new feature on Steam which will allow the sharing of digitally owned games with friends and family. This is Technophiles’ one-hundred and forty-second episode.

On this Friday episode David, Shawn, Tina & Drew talk about the record breaking unmanned boat, Scout, crossing the atlantic ocean right now as well as the first string of smart watches to seriously hit the market. This is Technophiles’ one-hundred and forty-first episode.

Map My Ride+
by MapMyWorkout
operating system: iOS | price: $2.99 | size: 24.0 mb | category: Health & Fitness
Compatible with iPhone and iPod touch.

I’ve always been mildly obsessed with GPS. I geocached before there was an app for that. I have more .kmz layers on my desktop Google Earth app than I should admit too. Now, for the past two years I’ve been using GPS apps for my bike ridding. I bounced from app to app for awhile, finding some that were very good with one feature and then others that excelled in a different way…never finding exactly what I was looking for. About two months ago, I found Map My Ride+, by MapMyFitness, and based on it’s performance, I think my app bouncing days are over.

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