Geek and Alternative Pop Culture

The Incessant Giddy Feels of Robot Unicorn Attack 2

The Incessant Giddy Feels of Robot Unicorn Attack 2

Aug 1, 2013

Robot Unicorn Attack 2 is here, and your life will never be the same again

FanFiction Reader App Puts Fanfic at Your Fingertips

FanFiction Reader App Puts Fanfic at Your Fingertips

Jan 15, 2013

As an avid fan fiction reader, one of my go-to sites for new material is FanFiction.Net, a huge online depository of stories that allows authors to post their own stories and gives readers the ability to review, rate and get alerts on updates. There are some things about the site I don’t like or agree with, but overall, I’ve been a regular there for...

Google Maps for iOS is Back!

Google Maps for iOS is Back!

Dec 13, 2012

When iOS 6 came out, it caused quite a fuss. Google Maps, a well-known staple of map-users and directions-needers everywhere, disappeared, replaced by Apple’s own navigation app. While Apple’s Maps app allows for turn-by-turn navigation, it’s really wonky when it comes to searching for locations you don’t have the address for, gives crazy...

App Review: Hiragana Pixel Party

App Review: Hiragana Pixel Party

May 28, 2012

  Learning today is far removed from the tired trappings of yesteryear, sat hunched over a textbook with highlighters going to town on words like a Jigglypuff with a marker let loose in a sleep apnea clinic. While the base principle of repetition stands steadfast, it’s how we apply it which frees us from stoically bathing in the dull light of a desk...

Geek Beat: 3 Free Photography Apps for iPhone (and One for Android OS)

Geek Beat: 3 Free Photography Apps for iPhone (and One for Android OS)

Jun 24, 2011

Many of us love taking pictures with our handheld devices. iPhones and iPod Touches make it so simple to do, especially with their front-facing cameras (after all, one of our favorite subjects to take pictures of is ourselves). That said, it’s no wonder that you can find dozens of different photography apps — free and paid alike — in the App...

App Review: PopScopes

App Review: PopScopes

May 24, 2011

Horoscopes are so passé and full of nebulous impersonal rhetoric, relegated to the back pages of newspapers. I mean, who even reads newspapers anymore if they’re not on an iPad? Enter PopScopes – a new app from those crazy kids over at the Delta Park Project, that puts a pop-culture spin on the tried and tested for the modern geek. Star signs are out...