apps

food news

Someone Used the Domino's Pizza App to SWAT a California Home

Victims of these acts have been seriously injured and even killed by police officers who have responded to the phony emergency calls.
Jelisa Castrodale
3 days ago
programming

A Man Used Snapchat's Gender Swap Filter to Catch a Cop Allegedly Soliciting a Minor​

The college student used a picture of himself made to look like a girl, and posed as a 16-year-old on Tinder.
Samantha Cole
6.13.19
Art

Marina Abramović's Newest Performance is An App Designed To Fight Climate Change

The Rising app shows an avatar of Abramović surrounded by melting ice caps, inside a glass tank that slowly fills with water — and only we can save her by pledging to support the environment.
Nadja Sayej
5.13.19
apps

This Fake Boyfriend App Bails You Out of Awkward Moments

Microsoft developer advocate Chloe Condon created an app to fake a call, to get her off the hook in unwanted social situations.
Samantha Cole
4.1.19
data privacy

Health Apps Can Share Your Data Everywhere, New Study Shows

A study tested two dozen medicine apps to find out how and where they're sharing your personal data.
Samantha Cole
3.21.19
agriculture

A Tinder-Style App Now Ensures Dairy Cows Are Having More Sex Than You

If only online dating was this wholesome for humans.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.19.19
Religion

The Catholic Church Has No Idea How to Win Over Young People

The Vatican's spiffy "Click to Pray" app isn't going to save it.
Alex Norcia
1.27.19
quack

Take a Rollercoaster Ride Through a Duck's Vagina in Virtual Reality

“VR Duck Genitalia Explorer” is a trip through a duck’s reproductive system.
Samantha Cole
9.11.18
privacy

How to See Which Apps Can Read Your Gmail

Third party app developers read user emails, the Wall Street Journal reported, raising questions about Google’s oversight.
Jordan Pearson
7.5.18
cell phone addiction

I Tried to Cure My Smartphone Addiction Using My Smartphone

There are apps for that! And they're mostly worthless.
Nick Greene
2.27.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Perth's Getting Australia's First Driverless Car App

An Uber-like service for ordering robot cabs is coming to WA.
Katherine Gillespie
11.29.17
Sex

I Asked My Tinder Dates Why It Didn't Work Out Between Us

"You took me back to your place, and then you went back to the party. I was left lying in your bed listening to your roommates having sex."
Lisa Lotens
11.28.17
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