This Smart Kettle Texts You When Your Water’s Boiling

You know what they say: a watched pot never boils. But with the iKettle, there’s no need to watch; it’ll shoot you a text when it’s ready. This is just one of the many features of this smart-kettle—it connects to your Wi-Fi network and works with a mobile app giving you complete control over all [...]


[How To] Get Bold Text Back on Your iPhone and iPad with iOS 7

One subtle change in iOS 7 is the thickness of text. Apple has changed the system font (and even the font of ‘iPhone’ on the back of the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c) to a lighter, thinner version of Helvetica, the font they’ve used since the beginning of iPhone OS. While subtle, the change is [...]


Five Facts That Will Make You Stop Texting While Driving

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An Umbrella Specifically Designed To Allow You To Text In The Rain

Have you noticed lately that you do a lot less singing in the rain and a lot more texting?  And perhaps you find that darn rain is: getting your screen wet, inhibiting your touch screen and finger swipe-ability, and just overall making texting difficult? The makers of Brolly experienced those pain points and came up [...]


CurbTXT Wants To Help You Out With Your Parking Problem

Have you ever walked outside of your home to find that someone has parked in a less than optimal manner? Or maybe you see the dreaded parking enforcement agent coming with tickets in hand and you wish you had a way of contacting the soon-to-be-poor drivers? CurbTXT has your back.  Parking in San Francisco is [...]

blasting an iPhone with lasers

Melting iPhone 5 With A Laser [VIDEO]

We’ve already seen the iPhone 5 destroyed by a bullet. Now it gets melted by a laser. Check out the video below: Joshua Howland Joshua is a mobile application developer, entrepreneur, and technology enthusiast. His favorite posts to write compare companies and products. He loves sports and start ups and talks about them (along with [...]


4 iPhone Tips You May Have Missed Or Forgot To Use (via @jkhowland)

There are a few iPhone tips and tricks that we don’t use very often, but when we need them can be super useful. Because the use case is rare, I know I’ve forgotten them in the past. I thought I’d give you a refresher: Hold Home to Quit the Current App When you close an [...]

Location-based text message emergency alerts coming soon to your cell phone (by @TySpace)

Location-based text message emergency alerts coming soon to your cell phone (by @TySpace)

A new joint effort between wireless carriers in the United States and the federal government will put critical information in the hands of people during times of emergencies, and it could be a really great thing. According to, later this month the government will launch a new service called Wireless Emergency Alerts. With the [...]

Fuelly Mileage Report

Fuelly, record your mileage without an app or data plan

Sometimes smartphones and their apps take the long way of getting things done. Fuelly, an online mileage tracking program shows us how it can be done with just a simple text message. To get started you will need to online and create an account. Once you have created your car’s profile (Facebook for cars anyone?) [...]


Emergency alert texts to come next year

As the world is continually bombarded with disasters–weather natural or not–the government is working to upgrade its national alert system to ensure a higher percentage of the population gets alerted. Plans are in motion to send texts messages in the case of national or regional emergencies, known as the Personal Localized Alerting Network (PLAN). This [...]

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