Posts Categorized: Technology

ReadQuick

Here’s an interesting idea for an app: ReadQuick teaches you to read articles one word at a time. It’s meant to increase your overall reading speed and comprehension. I’d be very interested to see the results from this. Check out ReadQuick’s site or download the app (iOS only as of 2013-01-08) for more info. (via… Read more »

Apple Rejects App That Tracks U.S. Drone Strikes

Crazy developers! Picture and video after the quote It seemed like a simple enough idea for an iPhone app: Send users a pop-up notice whenever a flying robots kills someone in one of America’s many undeclared wars. But Apple keeps blocking the Drones+ program from its App Store – and therefore, from iPhones everywhere. The… Read more »

Dropbox Two-Step Verification

Just released! For as much as you probably use Dropbox, you should enable two-step verification for it. I’m assuming you’ve already done it for your Google account?

Facebook app transitions from HTML5 to native

I don’t use Facebook–really, I don’t. But this article was particularly interesting from a techy point of view. We realized that when it comes to platforms like iOS, people expect a fast, reliable experience and our iOS app was falling short. Now that our mobile services had breadth, we wanted depth. So, we rewrote Facebook… Read more »