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Giant iPhone-Shaped Grid of iPads Pays Tribute to Lara Croft

England honored the seminal video game character Lara Croft with her own street earlier this year. Now, London's St. Pancras International Train Station has given the 'Tomb Raider' heroine another grand tribute, in the form of "the world's largest iPhone." Comprised of 56 functional iPads, the monument continuously brandishes scenes from the new 'Lara Croft and the Guardian of the Light' iOS app,...

Official PlayStation App Arriving for iPhone and Android

PlayStation Euro-gamers will soon have access to a new app that dramatically expands the Sony gaming experience. The company's PlayStation Europe site recently released details concerning an official app for the iPhone and the iPod touch, as well as for "most Android compatible handsets with a minimum of OS 1.6." The app purportedly allows users to access their trophies, share their accomplish...

The Best iPhone Diet Apps

Since the dawn of man, not a single person has ever enjoyed dieting. Controlling any urge, after all, is never fun, and it certainly isn't easy. Nowadays, it seems like every other week presents a completely different diet trend or a new healthy cookbook atop the best-sellers counter at the bookstore. Getting started with a new diet, however, doesn't have to involve books, consultations, or hypno...

FareCompare.com App 'Pushes' Best Airfare Deals to Your iPhone

With flying becoming a luxury, folks want to snag the cheapest fares they can grab. But, as is the American way, they don't always want to do the work required to get the deal. According to USA Today, the new FareCompare 'When-to-Fly' free app sends a push notification whenever the price of a preselected flight route drops below the current lowest fare. For U.S. flights, the price needs to drop $...

'iCam' iPhone App Helps Man Catch Burglars While Out of Town

Vincent Hunter clearly has a bit of a paranoid streak. The Dallas man was preparing to visit relatives in Hartford, Connecticut, but, first, he needed to set up his home security system and streaming iPhone app so that he could monitor his residence from over a thousand miles away. While we think there's something strange about a man who can't trust that his home won't be robbed each time he leav...

11 iPhone Smoking Apps for Kicking the Habit

So, you've decided to quit smoking. That's a great first step, but where do you go from here? Do you hurl your cache of Lucky Strikes into the incinerator? Call your local hypnotist? Or do you just blaze through an entire pack in one sitting, until even the faintest smell of tobacco sends you into a fit of dry heaves? We can't help you choose a path to carcinogenic emancipation, but we can tell y...

LiveRider Turns Your iPhone Into a Serious Bike Computer

As both a nerd and someone who is physically active, there are few things your writer loves more than combining a love for gadgets, stats and sweat. The $99.99 LiveRider iPhone kit turns your iPhone into a serious bike computer. Sure there are countless apps that can track your speed or map your route using GPS, but serious cyclists want more (and more accurate) info at their fingertips. LiveRide...

Mobile Apps Could Be Exposing Your Personal Data

Lookout, a mobile security company, embarked on an absolutely massive study that examined the code of some 300,000 Android and iPhone apps. Dubbed the App Genome Project, it looked at a large cross-section of mobile apps and found that an unsettling number of them were accessing your personal information, and sometimes without alerting you. According to Lookout, 33-percent of iPhone and 29-percen...

Best Twitter Apps for iPhone

During the iPhone's nascent stages, users had limited choices when it came to Twitter applications. But now, there are myriad services that allow you to blast 140-character tweets, and keep up with your buddies, too. So now, the problem is weeding out the pretenders from the contenders – not that we're complaining. So to help you decide which app is best for you, we're offering a brief ...

Chase iPhone App Lets Users Deposit Checks on the Go

Mobile banking apps are a dime a dozen, but a recent update to JPMorgan Chase's free iPhone app really makes it stand out from the rest. Now, customers can deposit checks to their account via iPhone snapshots. It's as simple as logging into your account on the Chase Mobile iPhone app and snapping a photo of both the front and back of the check. Soon after, it will land in your account without the ...

Obama's New Apps Shows Tech Savvy, 'Twitters' Flub Suggest Not

The Obama '08 campaign helped to pioneer the use of mobile applications in political campaigns. Now, the remnants of that grassroots group, Organizing for America (OFA), is releasing a new iPhone and iPad app that will connect voters with Democratic representatives and candidates -- just in time for the fall elections. The official OFA app has all the features you'd expect from a political campai...

Firefox Home iPhone App Syncs With Desktop Browser

According to a post on The Mozilla Blog, the company will soon release an iPhone application that syncs with its full-fledged desktop browser, meaning that users will be able to access their browsing history, bookmarks and tabs while on-the-go. Along with those features, there's something called an "Awesome Bar." As far as we can tell, it's a search feature that predicts sites you might like, as...

'AcneApp' Claims to Incinerate Zits While You Talk, Teens Rejoice

Share For every iPhone app that actually serves a worthwhile purpose (even if that purpose is only to amuse the user), there are hundreds of useless offerings that are only meant to dupe unwitting shoppers. Technology has also given rise to an influx of "snakeoil" gadgets that weasel money out of gullible consumers with false promises. Dr. Greg Pearson has devised an iPhone app that, upon firs...

Unauthorized iPhone News Readers Hit App Store, Stir Concern

If it looks like a BBC app, reads like a BBC app, and quacks like a BBC app, proverbial logic would dictate that it's gotta be a real BBC app, right? Well.... AdAge reports today about a new swarm of paid iPhone apps that market themselves as "readers" for newspapers and media outlets like the New York Times and the BBC, even though they aren't actually affiliated with or officially licensed...

'Terminator' Techno Remix, the World's Prettiest iPhone Apps

There's a load of great tech news happening out there every day, and, unfortunately, we just can't cover it all. Here are a few of the other noteworthy things we saw today on our never-ending journey through the wild, wild Web. Using only sounds from the first and second Terminator movies, YouTube user Pogo created a funky dance tune cut and chopped with images of Ahnold, Sarah Connor, and of...