This new trivia app lets you win money for free

There’s a buzz growing in offices across the country each afternoon — and it has nothing to do with work. The buzz surrounds HQ Trivia, a new app from the co-creators of Vine, which has grown since its Aug. 26 debut from a couple of hundred players per game

This beauty app will make you feel terrible about yourself

Behind every beautiful female face lurks a hideous, wrinkly, old hag, hiding behind a malicious mask of makeup and tricking men — and fellow women — with her artificial, fraudulent allure.At least, that’s the ostensible message of a new app, MakeApp, which exposes what women “really” look like, without their

App would let workers report sexual harassment anonymously

A handful of Silicon Valley executives hope they have come up with a powerful weapon to fight sexual harassment. The group, including former Google exec Sukhinder Singh, have funded an app called AllVoices that will enable victims of sexual harassment or discrimination in the workplace to anonymously report the

Having trouble climaxing? There’s an app for that

“I was a little uncomfortable in being faced with a vulva to play with on my iPhone,” said single Australian woman Kellie, 47, “but I thought if men used this app for practice then my sex life would be fabulous!” Kellie is one of many Australian women using sexual

Having trouble climaxing? There’s an app for that

“I was a little uncomfortable in being faced with a vulva to play with on my iPhone,” said single Australian woman Kellie, 47, “but I thought if men used this app for practice then my sex life would be fabulous!” Kellie is one of many Australian women using sexual

This beauty app will make you feel terrible about yourself

Behind every beautiful female face lurks a hideous, wrinkly, old hag, hiding behind a malicious mask of makeup and tricking men — and fellow women — with her artificial, fraudulent allure. At least, that’s the ostensible message of a new app, MakeApp, which exposes what women “really” look like,

The 13 Best AR Apps and Games You Need to Download Right Now

Augmented reality – or AR, as it's more commonly known – is one of those things that lots of people talk about, but very few actually understand. Aside from being the phrase that was (loosely) used to denote the real-life component of Pokémon Go, or used to describe

App exposes what women look like without makeup

Behind every beautiful female face lurks a hideous, wrinkly, old hag, hiding behind a malicious mask of makeup and tricking men — and fellow women — with her artificial, fraudulent allure.At least, that’s the ostensible message of a new app, MakeApp, which exposes what women “really” look like, without their

College accuses 83 students of using app to cheat

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State University has accused 83 undergraduate students of cheating on classwork using a group messaging app. The school says the students violated the code of conduct for “unauthorized collaboration on graded assignments.” A university spokesman says the use of group messaging apps is permitted, but is

Stalkers are using “commercial spyware’ to track their victims

Creepy smartphone apps which can trace your every move and access your camera and microphone are being used by stalkers.Police use “commercial spyware” to track down crooks, suspicious lovers can use it to track wandering partners, and parents can use it to keep an eye on their children. But, the

This app is the officially the worst idea ever

This could be the worst idea for an app ever.There’s no denying the age of social media has increased people’s dedication to getting that perfect snap. Whether it’s dutiful boyfriends on photo duty or the growing scourge of selfie sticks, our vanity is increasingly unbridled.But a company called ElsiePic wants

New app aims to thwart crimes against real estate agents

Crimes against real estate agents are a growing problem, and mobile apps are cropping up to help them stay safe.The latest is called Forewarn, launching Monday, which allows an agent to enter a prospective client’s phone number ahead of a blind meeting and get an instant background check that looks

MTA to test out high-tech train tickets

The MTA is testing a program that would allow subway riders who also take the Long Island Rail Road or Metro-North to purchase a combined ticket that they can keep on a phone app.The commuter-railroad conductors would scan the app to validate the tickets while the riders would scan their

The Uber app can secretly spy on iPhone screens

The Uber app for iOS has been given a unique privilege on the operating system which allows the app to spy on the iPhone’s screen, a researcher has discovered. ZDNet reports that the Uber app can read the screen buffer in iOS, allowing it to view and potentially record anything

New app lets lazy people pay strangers to stand in line for them

One Saturday in August, Selim Nurmuhammedov lined up at DO, the buzzy Greenwich Village sweet-shop that draws huge crowds for its unbaked cookie dough. Along with 70 or so hungry customers, the 23-year-old waited for more than an hour — but upon reaching the front of the line, walked away

Airbnb is making a move into restaurant reservations

Airbnb already hooks you up with bed and breakfast. Now it’s looking to expand into lunch and dinner.The home-sharing site said Wednesday it will partner with restaurant reservation service Resy, allowing users to reserve tables without leaving the app.The move marks the next step toward the startup’s ultimate goal of

Airbnb is making a move into restaurant reservations

Airbnb already hooks you up with bed and breakfast. Now it’s looking to expand into lunch and dinner.The home-sharing site said Wednesday it will partner with restaurant reservation service Resy, allowing users to reserve tables without leaving the app.The move marks the next step toward the startup’s ultimate goal of

App lets users rent “warmed up’ second-hand sex dolls

If you’ve been thinking about getting hold of a sex doll but you’re not ready for the commitment, this bizarre new app may be for you.Chinese sex toy manufacturer Touch has launched an app called “Shared Girlfriend” which lets customers rent their hyper-realistic dolls for up to a week at

Pokemon Go mocked for awkward Irma notification

It might come as a surprise to you, but some people are still playing Pokemon Go.The number of daily users on the app has plummeted since its peak last year so the company behind it could be forgiven for coming off a bit desperate to keep users interested — but

Facebook tests Tinder-like “meet up’ feature

Mark Zuckerberg appears to be getting ready to ape another hot app. More On: facebook Facebook user's joke about shooting Irma gets taken seriously Facebook's baby steps toward taking responsibility for its content Facebook says it reaches more Americans than are alive Facebook admits it sold political ads to shady Russians: report The tech titan’s Facebook has

Facebook tests Tinder-like “meet up’ feature

Mark Zuckerberg appears to be getting ready to ape another hot app. More On: facebook Facebook's baby steps toward taking responsibility for its content Facebook says it reaches more Americans than are alive Facebook admits it sold political ads to shady Russians: report Facebook caught inflating ad metrics again The tech titan’s Facebook has recently started a

Pedophiles will do whatever it takes to groom children online

Experts have warned of the shocking tactics sex predators employ in order to lure unsuspecting child victims, including infiltrating popular mobile apps.The growing use of smartphones among young people is putting them at risk of contact with pedophiles, as well as a bombardment of explicit content.Cyber safety expert Ross Bark

Selfies can now diagnose cancer

This selfie could save your life.Researchers at the University of Washington have developed a smartphone app that could diagnose pancreatic cancer by snapping a user’s self portrait.The BiliScreen works by analyzing the amount of yellow discoloration in the whites of the eyes, which is a sign of bilirubin build up

Pumpkin Spice Latte tracker will notify you when drink is available

Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Latte – or PSL for those in the know – may be the most highly-anticipated fall beverage. So anticipated that Starbucks baristas created a digital “support group” to vent about, and prepare for, the upcoming frenzy.Fans start clamoring for the return of their favorite cool-weather beverage even

Dad says creep asked 7-year-old daughter for nude pics on app

A creepy pedophile infiltrated a family-friendly music app and used it to get close to a 7-year-old girl and request naked pictures from her, according to the girl’s father.Brad Summer and his daughter downloaded the Musical.ly app on his phone so his daughter could “connect with her cousins and make

Dad says creep asked 7-year-old daughter for nude pics on app

A creepy pedophile infiltrated a family-friendly music app and used it to get close to a 7-year-old girl and request naked pictures from her, according to the girl’s father.Brad Summer and his daughter downloaded the Musical.ly app on his phone so his daughter could “connect with her cousins and make

Kids are going to hate this new parent-designed app

A dad of the year has come up with the perfect solution to get his forgetful son to text him back – an app that forces kids to respond.“ReplyASAP,” the new app invented by Nick Herbert, obstructs the recipient’s phone and sets off an alarm until a text or call

How Vogue staffers know if they have Anna Wintour’s approval

It’s actually pretty easy to know whether or not you’re doing well at Vogue.In honor of the magazine’s 125th anniversary, the app debuted digital stickers, including bitmoji-style icons of a coffee cup, a pizza, an iPhone and, most importantly, an animated Post-it with Vogue’s most coveted feedback: “AWOK.”“No writer/editor/stylist/art director