WakeMate Aims to Cure Grogginess

WakeMate, an application and wristband for use with your phone, tracks your nightly sleeping patterns, and recommends a perfect time for you to wake up depending on how your body’s ┬ásleep cycle. You simply snap the wristband on before you go to bed, tell your phone (iPhone, Blackberry, Android and others) ┬áthe latest time you’d… Continue reading WakeMate Aims to Cure Grogginess

Review: PixyMe iPhone app

Chicago company Tukaiz has turned its image personalization technology into the obvious consumer application, an iPhone app! Called PixyMe, this mobile app lets you place names into images and photographs, and in some cases with a great degree of realism. We took the app through its paces, and found it easy to use, smooth and… Continue reading Review: PixyMe iPhone app

Line2 iPhone VoIP app lets you make/receive calls via Wi-Fi/3G

The Line2 iPhone app from Toktumi is a VoIP calling application that lets you use Wi-Fi and 3G networks to make or receive calls with your same telephone number. Line2 may be particularly interesting to international travelers, as they can make calls back home without incurring international fees. On the flip side, making international calls… Continue reading Line2 iPhone VoIP app lets you make/receive calls via Wi-Fi/3G

Sleep Cycle iPhone app tracks your sleep patterns

Remember the Sleeptracker which tracks your sleep patterns based on your movement through the night? Well, they’ve got some competition in the form on an iPhone app called Sleep Cycle. It uses the iPhone’s built-in gryoscope in a similar manner to the Sleeptracker. However, we’re doubtful of its accuracy as compared to the Sleeptracker because… Continue reading Sleep Cycle iPhone app tracks your sleep patterns

Protection One’s eSecure lets you control your home alarm system from your iPhone

Home security comes to the iPhone from security company, Protection One. eSecure is a Web-based home security system that also features an iPhone app. The Web app lets you monitor in real-time your cameras at home as well as adjust your home alarm system. There is also an SMS text message-based system for controlling your… Continue reading Protection One’s eSecure lets you control your home alarm system from your iPhone

Using your iPhone to Remotely Control Your Garage Door

We just posted that Smart Start iPhone app from Viper that lets you start your car remotely, but what about opening your garage door remotely? Why you ask? Here’s the scenario – you wake up on a cold winter morning, maybe in your upstairs bedroom, and you’re already late for work but just can’t imagine… Continue reading Using your iPhone to Remotely Control Your Garage Door

Viper Smart Start iPhone app – Remotely Start Your Car

Well your AT&T coverage and reliability may not be very good, but hey at least your iPhone is one amazing little smartphone. Automotive gadget maker Viper has taken advantage of that fact to create an iPhone app called Smart Start that pairs with one of their Remote Start products to let you start/stop/lock/unlock your car… Continue reading Viper Smart Start iPhone app – Remotely Start Your Car

WPT Texas Hold’em for iPhone

There’s a new poker app looking to be the king of the poker games world (at least on the iPhone): World Poker Tour Texas Hold’em. While it’s very similar in ways to existing poker apps already out there, it puts together a total package of features that other apps haven’t quite managed to pull off… Continue reading WPT Texas Hold’em for iPhone

iLinc: iPhone app to control your INSTEON/X10 home automation devices remotely

Now that you have your home automation all tricked out, and you got yourself an iPhone, how do you control your HA system from your God-phone?! Not to worry, iLinc is an iPhone/iPod Touch app that lets you do just that. For example, you can control up to 1000 INSTEON or X10 devices as well… Continue reading iLinc: iPhone app to control your INSTEON/X10 home automation devices remotely

GfG’s Article Recap for Week Ending June 19, 2009

Have Zune begun to copy Apple’s stylish music players with the upcoming Zune HD? We’ve got your weekly fill of format wars – this time focused on home automation and could we really be that much closer to wearable remote controls? Father’s days coming up and, being such a caring bunch, we came up with… Continue reading GfG’s Article Recap for Week Ending June 19, 2009