Category Archives: Apps

News and information about applications used in everyday life.

Top 5 Dating Apps for Valentine’s Day

1. Tinder:

Tinder is at this point, one of the most well-known and most socially accepted dating apps out there. However, it is also one of the most superficial since users decide who to match with based on their profile picture, often times not even checking the users about me or mutual interests.

The app uses geolocation technology and allows users to set their radius, their age range preference, and preferred gender(s). Peoples’ profiles display your mutual Facebook likes and friends; making it a bit more trustworthy than other dating apps as it’s much more time-consuming to create a fake profile. Read more

The Price of Free Apps

Often times, people complain about the lack of privacy on applications and websites. Many users blindly choose the “Allow” option without actually realizing what they’re signing up for. These applications access your contacts list, photos, Facebook friends list, and even your GPS location.  Some allow for the option to opt-out, others like Facebook or Tinder, don’t. So, which apps grab the most information? Studies show that the following apps are some of the most invasive of your privacy: Google Maps, Pandora, Shazam, Horoscope, and even Dictionary.com. Read more