Tag Archives: Mobile Apps

South Philly Entrepreneur Creates Nifty Bike Safety App


“Let’s face it, getting hit by cars is the pits,” says South Philadelphia entrepreneur Bryce Beamer in a Kickstarter video for his product, the “Monocle.” The belt attachment/iPhone app aims to turn your phone into a bike reflector for late night rides when another option isn’t available. KMD Studios and Continue reading »

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Eagles Version of “Angry Birds” Released


Just in time for another super-frustrating, soul-crushing Eagles season, the billionaires at Rovio have put forth a Philadelphia Eagles version of the popular app “Angry Birds.” The game essentially works like the original, except players are now using birds to knock down our famous LOVE statue that inexplicably sits in Continue reading »

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NJ ACLU App Allows You to Secretly Record Police


Several members of the Occupy movement were disgruntled, to say the least, after police arrested 26 protestors on Sunday night. “We were just doing our march” one Occupy member said. “The police were just being rude.” Well, we’ve now got some hope for angry Occupiers.  A newly released smartphone application Continue reading »

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Eagles Partner with Angry Birds


The Philadelphia Eagles have just announced that they’ve signed a partnership with the popular game ‘Angry Birds.’  In case you’ve been living in a sewer for the past few years, Angry Birds, produced by a Finland-based media entertainment company called Rovio Entertainment, is the highest selling (and also the most Continue reading »

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PuppyWars App Merges Your Love of Dogs and Need to Dominate the Entire World


The world’s undying love of dogs (and various online pictures featuring said dogs) is undeniable, but there is one pressing question that still goes unanswered: Which of the world’ puppies is the cutest? That’s the question the people at Cleaversoft want, nay, need answered. So, with the help of local Continue reading »

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Cyber Police Have Arrived: PPD Unveils iWatchPhiladelphia Mobile App


Whether they like it or not, Philadelphia police are going full-on cyber. Just last week, Police Commissioner Ramsey announced that Joe Murray, the department’s first on-the-beat tweeter, will “train” 15 officers to use Twitter a part of a plan to cultivate increased communication and trust between the public and local Continue reading »

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Excessive Trash Ticking You Off? There May be an App for That Soon!


It’s been a long time coming, but finally a mobile app to supplement Philly’s non-emergency 311 call center is here- well, almost here. For the past two years, talks of an mobile app- one that would streamline neighborhood complaints to optimize the city’s response -have floated around various media outlets. Continue reading »

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