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Gear Review: Get Your Entertainment System Under Control with Blumoo!


If you have an entertainment center, then likely you have a TV, Blu-ray player, stereo receiver, CD, DVR, and so forth. You probably also have a big old pile of remote controls to go with all that gear! If you want to tame that unruly mob of of gadgets, get a Blumoo ($89.99), and make that boatload of remotes disappear for good! This was one of several CES gadgets that I have been eagerly awaiting to come to market.

New Pinnacle Studio™ for iPhone Delivers Full, Creative Video Editing Power

New Pinnacle Studio™ for iPhone Delivers Full, Creative Video Editing Power

Offering unprecedented creativity and control, all-new iPhone app provides a complete movie-making experience; Also released, Pinnacle Studio™ for iPad update, rebuilt for iOS 7 & offering new feature enhancements

April 16, 2014 – Ottawa, ON – The Pinnacle team today debuts a new app in its Pinnacle Studio™ product family. Now available on the Apple App Store, the new Pinnacle Studio™ for iPhone is ideal for anyone looking for true, creative movie-making power on their iPhone. Take advantage of an iPhone app that delivers the precision of a full Timeline to edit video, audio and photos on the go. Add transitions, speed and montage effects, create custom titles and build soundtracks – all from your iPhone.

In bed with Jack the Ripper: Mobile app "Dark Dreams" creates eerily beautiful dream worlds

In bed with Jack the Ripper: Mobile app

Sound Apps for falling asleep are enjoying great popularity. But not everyone can be pleased with the usual sounds of rain, wind chimes or ambient music. With the arrival of "Dark Dreams Time Machine" a unparalleled mobile sleep aid with an entirely new approach is born.

Developed by Maindreieck eCom and Bannkraft Media Dark Dreams Time Machine turns your smart phone into a time machine that beams you randomly to historical and fictional destinations and scenes.

In this way, the dream traveler lands on Dracula's castle in Transylvania, sneaks through the Victorian London with Jack the Ripper or explores a pharaoh´s grave chamber as a living grave good.

The Top 6 Loud and Rugged, Bluetooth Speakers for Summer Fun [Review]


Not too long ago,  if you wanted to enjoy your iPhone or iPad's audio through a speaker, you either had to utilize a connector cable or invest in a speaker with a built-in dock connector. These days Bluetooth speakers have become all the rage and the most convenient way to pair your device with an external listening source. There is a seemingly endless array of excellent quality Bluetooth speakers, however out of the multitudes of Bluetooth speakers on the market, only a limited and select few can lay claim to being rugged and heavy duty. As folks begin to gear up for warm weather adventures, I've compiled a list of some of the best, most durable and rugged Bluetooth speakers available right now. What follows are the cream of the crop of ultra-durable, shock-proof, and waterproof speakers. Read on to find the best rugged Bluetooth speakers for those who are adventurous or accident prone.

New App Saves Consumers Hundreds of Dollars for VIP Bottle Service in Las Vegas and other cities!

New App Saves Consumers Hundreds of Dollars for VIP Bottle Service in Las Vegas and other cities!

ViPme Helps Users Navigate Nightlife in Unknown Cities

Las Vegas, Nevada – ViPme, a new mobile only application that provides consumers the lowest possible price for VIP bottle service, also offers the ability to be placed on guest lists and gain entry to the hottest venues in the world without paying a cover charge. ViPme takes the guesswork out of what should be a fun-filled experience in cities where the consumer may not be privy to the local insiders’ knowledge of where to go, which day to attend, or how much should be spent on VIP bottle service.

Get Set for Summer Travel with the Sennheiser MM 550-X Bluetooth Headphones


Sennheiser has made quite the name for themselves when it comes to premium headphones. It’s almost common knowledge that their wired headphones are like the Porsches of the headphone world. That’s all well and good, but what about their Bluetooth headphones; how do they rank against other high quality Bluetooth headphones currently available? I got to spend some time with the Sennheiser MM 550-X over-ear Bluetooth travel headphones ($499.00), which are Sennheiser’s top-of-the-line pair of Bluetooth headphones. Read on to find out how they performed and how they stack up in an ever more competitive Bluetooth headphone category.

This Week in Apple News


Credible rumors indicate that Siri's voice may be getting a celebrity update, with the voices of your favorite movie, television, and musical stars soon to be available as in-app purchases. Sources say that Christopher Walken, Ellen DeGeneres, Gilbert Gottfried, Liam Neeson, James Earl Jones, Sean Connery, Morgan Freeman, Beyonce, Angelina Jolie, Lucy Liu, and Mila Kunis have all signed on.

New “Poland Radio Online” for Android, over 30 most popular Polish Radio Stations in one App – FREE!

New “Poland Radio Online” for Android, over 30 most popular Polish Radio Stations in one App – FREE!

After Radio Malaysia Online, Peaksel LLC has released another great radio app - “Poland Radio Online”. The most popular Polish radio stations are now available in every corner of the world to everyone with an Android phone or tablet for free.

Peaksel LLC has developed a new radio application for Android market: “Poland Radio Online”. People are now able to download it free and listen to more than 30 Polish radio stations online all around the world. Polish natives, but those who enjoy Polish music, as well, now have the opportunity to listen to radio streams from Poland wherever they are.

Smartphones Are Not Boring Any More – Go Launcher Themes Are All About The Fun

Peaksel LLC has launched new Go Launcher Themes, new Android applications for all the people in the world who want to have their phones different and better from any other phones. These apps are now available on Google Play for free download

Peaksel LLC presents new apps developed for all the people who got bored with all the ordinary themes available on the market and need something different. There are four new Go launcher themes and those are – Cool Blue Theme, Best Black Theme, Cyanogen and Cyanogen Pink theme, all of which are free to download.

These themes are suitable for kids, teens and adults. The wallpapers and icons are specially designed for each theme, and it is this characteristic that makes one’s phone extraordinary and unique.

3 Apps to Fill the 'Flappy Bird' Void


Several interesting new apps have emerged from the iOS store and at first glance they may seem to be of the same family as the infamous Flappy Bird app, yet these apps take on a different approach to the ever-widening pipes in Flappy Bird.

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