BY Veronica Santos
on Mar 17, 2015
A new smartphone app called MediCapt created by the New York based non-profit organization Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) is being made accessible to doctors of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) officially in 2016.
The DRC has long been an area where the amount of rape victims are in shocking numbers. In 2011, the American Journal of Public Health found that more than 400,000 Congolese women ages 15-49 had been raped between the years 2006 ... Read More
BY Eloise Giegerich
on Sep 11, 2013
At San Francisco's TechCrunch Disrupt 2013 event this past weekend, the most repulsive app was presented: "Titstare." Yes, you read that correctly...Titstare. Created by two young men (surprise!) from Australia, the app is exactly what it sounds like—a utopian dream-come-true for dumb, douchey jerks who have nothing better to do than look up photos of topless women. And, while dumb, douchey jerks may love this app, it is an absolutely abominable ... Read More
BY Tess Duncan
on Apr 29, 2013
If you're like me, you enjoy the personal touch that comes with sending good, old-fashioned snail mail. These days many of us opt for the ease and speed of virtual communication, especially when you want to consider the environment and avoid wasting paper. Postography has taken the charm of a postcard and combined it with the convenience of a smartphone to make a totally sustainable app to send messages to your friends and family.
Here’s how it works: You ... Read More
BY Sarah Fonder
on Jan 30, 2013
Smartphones are kind of a necessary evil these days. Sure, you can read your email and get on the internet whenever you want, but owning a smartphone can feel a lot like this scene from Futurama:
Up until now, the misfortunes of smartphones have been more of an annoyance than a major problem, and the more tech-savvy of us have found loopholes. Any smartphone user who felt constricted by their carrier could simply unlock their phone, a practice which would ... Read More