Introducing Blarg, formerly Blurt. Blarg lets you create and send audio messages to friends. The messages are immediately played out loud on your friend’s phone. Imagine the surprise. You can record your own sounds, choose a built-in sound, or create a unique text-to-speech message. It’s a fun new way to message with friends. http://blargapp.com Available

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This week’s Android app under review is a very useful one that puts a fun and addictive spin on learning another language. Duolingo, available for both Android and iPhone, makes learning a language entertaining by turning it into a game. Complete with points, level-ups, a power meter, and even it’s own currency. You first sign

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We all use a different set of apps for fun and productivity, but there’s usually at least a few that we continue to come back to. Here are 5 of my favorite Android apps that I use regularly. Unified Remote “Turn your smartphone into a wireless universal remote control for your PC.“This fantastic app lets

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Kickstarter is a great platform to crowdfund your next brilliant idea. To help bring it out of the ether, and into the hands of your customers. Here are 6 projects that just might be the next household name. 1. SCiO – A pocket molecular sensor It’s a tiny spectrometer that allows you to get instant

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Wearable technology is a massive emerging market with new products from startups and corporate giants alike popping up all the time, all hoping to be the next big thing. Here are 5 that I find particularly interesting, maybe you will too. 1. SolePower – Insole charger These guys are developing some neat technology that I

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Listen to Motorola Design Chief, Jim Wicks, talk about the corporate divorce from Google, moving into a brand new headquarters in the heart of Chicago, and launching their flagship wearable device, all at the same time. Motorola’s Moto 360 smartwatch is expected to finally go on sale this summer (fingers crossed). This is an exciting time for wearable

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Here in San Diego, there’s an ever growing hum around the current and future state of our startup and tech community. Whether you’re lucky enough to live here under the sun, or you call another place home, here’s 5 San Diego based technology startups that you might not have heard of yet. TakeLessons Founded in

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