Out There isn't an action game, and you won't take part in big space battles. And no, there's no fire button or twitch-like controls at all. Instead, it's a dark, melancholic sci-fi adventure backed by an equally … Read more
Bakery Story is an exceptionally fun and addictive cooking simulator, even if it isn't the most original game of its kind. In fact, it's a spitting image of a popular Facebook game, even down to its distinctive graphics. That means that you'll have no problem learning and loving this game, if you're a fan of its distant relative.
This game lets you take control of a boutique bakery, starting with its décor and name and later what you serve and how many customers you can handle. Different foods and drinks take different amounts of … Read more
Last week Facebook announced a new app called Paper. The app is designed to help users discover news through what it's calling "Sections." Sections contain articles posted by your friends or surfaced through Facebook's algorithms.
The first time you launch the app a video will walk you through some of the basics of Paper. After the initial tutorial, when you navigate to a screen for the first time, the same voice and overlays found … Read more
"Existing domain and open graph sponsored stories will cease to have delivery after April 9," the announcement said.
Sponsored Stories appear on a user's news feed when a friend engages with a certain brand that pays for the exposure. For example, clicking "Like" on a retailer's page might make one of its ads appear in a friend's stream.
The practice … Read more
Leaked from today's 404 episode:
- Hey look, a real-life "Serendipity" story!
- Forget about ordering pizza delivery -- now you can 3D-print a pie at home.
- NASA funds attempt at 3D food printer for pizza.
- Brightest Flashlight Android app slammed for lying to users.
- Yes, those free health apps are sharing your data with other companies.
- Want to text and walk? New cell phone says no.
VideoStory allows you to combine images from your Instagram account or photo library into a single video with a soundtrack of your choosing that can then be played back on your device or uploaded to Instagram. It takes only a couple of seconds to create a new video story and the resulting videos look good and are easy to share because of their compact size.
Setup of VideoStory takes only a few seconds. While it integrates heavily with Instagram, you are not required to connect an Instagram account to your VideoStory account, meaning you can use it with just local … Read more
SlideStory allows you to create great looking slide shows on your iPhone with music, custom filters, ending credits, and more, all before rendering and sharing with friends and family. The result is a great app that taps into the power of your device to create fun, interactive videos. The app is completely free and doesn't require additional upgrades to access the vast majority of the features included with the app.
When you open SlideStory for the first time, it will walk you through the process quickly. You can see how to set up a new slideshow, add new pictures, … Read more
Shutterfly Photo Story is everything you need to create incredible, custom photo books on your iPad, complete with the option to order them from Shutterfly and have them delivered to your home. While the paid feature in the app is completely optional, everything else is wide open for free and allows you to choose from numerous different styles of photo books, page layouts, and voice-overs for your book.
When you start the app, you'll need to sign in with your Shutterfly account or create a new one. From here you can choose a book style and size -- there … Read more
The whole idea of Snapchat is take a photo, share it, and, poof, it's gone. But, there are certain circumstances when images could come back to haunt users, especially if law enforcement officials are involved.
The photo-sharing app penned a blog post on Monday about the situations in which the service is obliged to hand over "snaps" to the police. The central takeaway is that Snapchat can only give unopened snaps to the police -- because those are the snaps saved on its servers.
"Snaps are deleted from our servers after they are opened by their … Read more