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A Messaging App for Groups of College Students

Messaging apps are everywhere and college students use messaging apps by the quad-load. It only makes sense that someone would develop a messaging app just for them. Quad is the first group chat app for college students that lets up to 500 people communicate, plan and get things done more efficiently than conventional email lists. To the quad! Aside from …

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Stop Missing Life’s Most Important Photos

The best photos aren’t always the prettiest, but it’s the prettiest that get shared on Facebook and Instagram. There are many ways to share photos with friends and family but none stand out in my mind in terms of uniqueness and usefulness as Cluster. Cluster allows people to build private, collaborative photo albums with friends. Though originally built for events, …

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Self-Storage Used to Suck

We all have junk memories that we’ve got to store somewhere. If you have run out of room in your basement, closets, garage and shed (assuming you have one) and you have already exhausted the storage areas of any friends and family willing to give your stuff asylum, you really only have one option left: put your stuff in storage. …

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Teach Kids to Program Through Play

The apps I read about kids making these days are startlingly cool. They are way past anything I could personally build. If you want to give your kid a headstart in today’s world, you should help them learn how to program. Thanks to, your child doesn’t have to wait to being understanding logic and how programming fundamentally works—that is, …

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Sphero Review: This Is The Future of Fun

Ever since I first laid eyes on it, I wanted it. It goes by an interesting name: Sphero. It’s a toy, and like you might have derived from the name it’s a sphere. Not just any sphere. Nope—this is a sphere that you can control with your smartphone or tablet. It glows, it sounds like R2D2 and it comes with …

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Lifehack: Compare Offline Services Online

“People just assume that they can’t compare prices online on offline services like haircuts, massages, dry cleaners, and oil changes,” says Jay Shek, CEO of Locality. Locality makes every service at every local business searchable online by price, ratings, and availability. “Consumers thank us for helping them save money and time on the services and errands they run in real …

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How PocketHits Brings You The Internet’s Most Interesting Content

I love curated content. As the Editor of DailyTekk, I’m always on the look out for interesting technology articles. On a personal level, I’m always on the hunt for interesting stories—period. I keep a personal list of gems of sources that consistently unearth and deliver interesting curated content (I feel another roundup coming on) but one of my absolute favorites …

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Pure Awesome: Secure Self-Desctructing Messages

The NSA is spying. A lot. It’s their job. But it’s making people seek a bit of privacy amid the personal info black hole that the Internet has become. If you’re looking for a great way to securely share messages that aren’t going to become a permanent fixture/record, you’re going to love SecretInk from the makers of PowerInbox. Let’s say …

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This Is The Coolest Pet Accessory Ever

A few years ago I adopted a dog who absolutely hates being home alone. Alex Neskin had a dog named Rocky who could relate. The technical term is separation anxiety. Alex invented an ingenious device called the Petcube that helps dogs de-stress when they are left at home. As the website says, “Petcube is a home gadget that lets you …

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The Year’s 100 Best iPhone Apps

Last week DailyTekk brought you The 100 Best iPad Accessories and the week before that our annual list of The 100 Best, Most Interesting Blogs and Websites of 2014. This week we’re bringing you the best-of-the-best iPhone apps in the iOS ecosystem right now. I guess you could call these editor’s picks (the list is purely based on opinion). There …

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Good.Co Helps You Figure Yourself Out

Have you ever wondered what makes you tick? If you are interested in discovering your personality type, you should check out Good.Co. It’s a self-discovery network that helps you find out how compatible you are with friends, co-workers, jobs and even companies. Using a metric called FitScore, an algorithm determines similarities in things like attitudes, conflict management and complimentary potential. …

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Appboy: Improving Apps for Everyone

When I use an app, I want the experience to be as close to perfect as possible. I can’t stand it when I download an app and must immediately give it the stanky boot. If an app doesn’t work as I think it should (or as advertised) it is a failure. Often times I want apps that fail to have …

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what3words: An Alternative to Zipcodes

Are you ready for an interesting alternative to the postal code system? Personally, I love it when someone rethinks an idea that has been around for decades upon decades. what3words has mapped every 3m x 3m square in the world with 3 words from the dictionary, providing each square with a unique, memorable 3 word address. Make sure to snoop …

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Prompts vs iA Writer: A Dual iPad Writing App Review

I’ve been writing a lot lately and I’ve been doing most of it on my iPad. I love writing on the iPad. I’ve got an Origami case/stand with a full-sized Bluetooth Apple keyboard (of course I don’t write long-form content using the on-screen keyboard!). I’ve been testing out two writing apps recently: iA Writer and Prompts. Both offer distraction-reduced writing …

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At The Pool: An Easy Way to Get Social Offline

When you hear social media, ironically, I bet you only think about online services like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, etc. Many a person has complained that “social media” has actually disconnected the world, more than connected it. Sure, you can “hangout” with someone on Google+, but that’s not the same as seeing someone live and in person right in front of you. …

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Inside Flipboard

Flipboard is, and always has been, one of my favorite iPad (and now iPhone) apps. It’s often imitated but never, ever duplicated. It’s not just a news reader, it’s an experience. Part of what I love is discovering new sites dug up by Flipboard’s curation team. The user experience and interface were game-changers and continue to be considered among the …

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Great social media content is constantly slipping through your fingers, leaking through the faulty pipes and infrastructure available to you to soak it all up. Undrip is a great new app that “stops that leaky faucet” and helps you capture the best of what your friends are sharing online. I love using Undrip; it’s now my goto place to check …

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Game of Fame: Galaxy on Fire 2 (Pics)

When it comes to iOS gaming, few games garner as much love from fans or are produced with such high quality/standards as the Galaxy on Fire series. The scope of the game is incredible, the graphics are tasty and the story is expansive. As it turns out, Michael Schade, the CEO and Co-Founder of Fishlabs Entertainment (the company behind GOF2), is …

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Review: Day One Journal App Is Worth Downloading and Using

What do Theodore Roosevelt, Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin all have in common? They all kept journals. Somehow journaling became a “girly” thing to do in recent years, but in reality it’s perfectly manly. While sites like Facebook will chronicle things in your life automatically for you, there is no replacement for a private repository of your thoughts. I realized …

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The Ultimate Lifehack for 2013: 200+ Incredible Sites & Services

Are you ready to ruin any chance you had of getting any work done today? This list represents “the best of the best” of the tech world’s resources DailyTekk curated over 2012. Culled from nearly 30 top 100 lists, this exclusive roundup represents the top 10 Editor’s Choice selections from our most popular lists of last year. Grouped together they …

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