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Secret Weapon in Mall Battle: Parking Apps

A parking garage in Santa Monica, Calif., uses smart technology to inform spot-seekers of how many empty spaces are available on each level. ParkMe, which tracks more than 28,000 locations worldwide, has emerged as a mainstay app for mall customers navigating the nation’s parking lots.

OSHA-Related Apps: 5 That Could Save Your Life

OSHA-Related Apps: 5 That Could Save Your Life (via ModernLifeBlogs)

Do you live in an earthquake/hurricane/tornado/fire-risk area? Do you work at a desk? Are there any chemicals around your workplace? Spend much time in clubs or around airplanes? Or work outside in the summer? The standards established by the OSHA (…


Grand Theft Auto: Vice City 10th Anniversary Edition Available for iOS and Android! [Video]

Rockstar Games announced that GTA: Vice City 10th Anniversary Edition is available for iOS via the App Store and for Android through Google Play on December 6th. The price is fixed at a reasonable $4.99 for both versions. The game brings the full experience on these mobile platforms, with native high-resolution graphics and several enhancements unique to each platforms.

Light Bulb Turns On Through Your Smartphone! [Video]

The Future is Here: Check out this light bulb which is turned on by a smartphone. Spark Devices has created a special socket, the retails around sixty dollars and connects to any typical light fixture in your home and your Wi-Fi network allowing homeowners to control the light bulb from your phone.

Nokia to Offer Its Maps for iPhones and Android Phones

Nokia still hasn’t found its way to a successful comeback in the smartphone market. But the company is hoping to get its tentacles into competitors’ phones through mapping applications, a move it hopes will help it improve its maps.

30 Best iPhone and iPad apps this week

It’s time for our weekly roundup of the best new iPhone and iPad apps released this week on Apple’s App Store, with another crop of 30 for you this week.

Android 4.2 will scan your apps for safety


Android 4.2 Jelly Bean will include a built-in app scanner, according to Android vice president of engineering Hiroshi Lockheimer, who last week spoke with Computerworld’s JR Raphael.
The app scanner, which was hinted at last month, is a thin client of the Google Play store’s Bouncer software, which scans every app uploaded to the official Android app store.