This week's All Things Appy takes a look at the five best, free geo-oriented apps for the iOS platform.To keep your costs down, we're concentrating on those tracking apps that don't require additional hardware, like sensors.Not all mobile Apple hardware products have GPS … [Read more...] about WHICH APPS DO I NEED? All Things Appy: 5 Best Geo-Oriented Tracking Apps for iOS
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Months of speculation and sky-high anticipation has finally come to an end. Google has taken the wraps off the flagship phones that’ll supplant last year’s Nexus smartphones as the premiere Android hardware experience. They’re … [Read more...] about Google Pixel vs. Samsung Galaxy S7: Which 5-inch flagship is right for you?
Two genres of augmented reality tools are prevalent on the mobile device.The first AR genre is geolocation, which uses built-in hardware sensors and phone features like the compass and GPS chip to create a heads-up display -- think movie fighter-pilot cockpit, where the plane's … [Read more...] about WHICH APPS DO I NEED? All Things Appy: 5 Best Augmented Reality Apps for Android
SkyView -- Explore the Universe, an app from Terminal Eleven, is available for US$1.99 at theApp Store.Even if you don't care about stars, planets, satellites and other celestial objects in the night sky, this point alone may sway you to take a look anyway: SkyView -- Explore the … [Read more...] about IPHONE APP REVIEW SkyView: A Jam-Packed, Reality-Augmenting Key to the Sky
Right on the heels of the first total solar eclipse to hit the United States in nearly 40 years, we’re approaching yet another celestial treat. The annual Leonid meteor shower will peak late in the evening on Friday, November 17 and into the early morning hours of Saturday, … [Read more...] about Sky watchers, get your popcorn ready: A guide to the Leonid meteor shower