A look at a newly released happiness app and a few others — all free to begin with.
How to Escape Your Bubble for a Clearer View
Via Wired.com The internet is a series of tubes, but it’s useless when youre stuck in one. Whether you get to work by land, sea, or air, these apps have offline skills to help you work and decompress while you’re off the grid. Just don’t use them while you’re driving. Spotify You’ll need to keep […]
Indian farmers can now rent a tractor through an app called Trringo
Five fantastic beauty podcasts whose hosts hit on topics ranging from whether beauty product ingredients will kill you to how to shop for Korean beauty like an insider.
The Makeup Genius app by L’Oreal gives a live view of your face wearing digital makeup.
What’s better than an app that turns selfies into instant art? After contacting the Russia-based developers behind the app, we confirmed, as noted on Sunday, that the app will soon move into video. The developers Prisma Labs sent Mashable a demonstration of what the video version of Prisma will look like and the result is […]
The actress Ashley Madekwe, left, in October wearing a Calvin Klein look featured in the Bitmoji app, center, and during the fall 2015 Calvin Klein show in New York, right.
Augmented and virtual reality could disrupt the entire billion-dollar beauty industry. How can something that exists only on your smartphone be so empowering?
As of last month, Seattleites have a new way to get around town, while companies like Car2go and Uber now have new competition. BMW launched its one-way car-sharing service ReachNow the Seattle region in April, allowing people to use the free-floating vehicles as a method of transportation. The service brings an alternative to Car2go, the […]
Museums are usually considered purveyors of the past, but in Alex Benays eyes, they might be better off as tech pioneers. The concept here is using things like virtual reality, open data, anything that gets the story out whether its raw or filtered, [it] means engagement. Benay uses Ace Academy: Black Flight – a video […]
A startup called ReplyYes, which offers a text-to-buy system for retailers, provides a glimpse into the potential of automated messaging. Interestingly, the company has a pair of e-commerce ventures. One sells vinyl records, the other graphic novels. The vinyl store, called The Edit, has sold $1 million worth of records since it debuted eight months […]
In a recent New York Times Sign of the Times piece, Molly Young explores how the traditional weekend staples are now available entirely on demand, creating “pathologically homebound behavior.”
Stuffstr has designed an app that provides retailers with information about what happens to their products after the sale. The retailer gets to keep tabs on how long the product lasts and how much it sells for on the used market. Stuffstr helps consumers resell or recycle their items when the time comes.
“We see millennial travelers more as explorers than tourists,” said Brian McGuinness, global brand leader, Starwood’s Specialty Select Brands. “Our Aloft hotels are specifically designed with them in mind.” Aloft features free Wi-Fi, areas for working poolside or in the bar, and even a robotic bellhop that appeals to tech-savvy millennials, he said. Now, guests who […]
A farmer, a neurologist, and a data analysist walk into a conference. What could be the start of a terrible joke is a list of just a few of the panelists at last week’s MixingBowl Conference,