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This is Groupon Reserve, one of the best apps for finding good food near you

Dining Zen: 8 Awesome Restaurant Apps

Going out to dinner is great. The food is good, the ambiance is good, and there’s no cleanup. The painful part of eating out is finding restaurants with good food at a fair price. Luckily, technology has revolutionized how we eat, and has made bad meals a rarity. Here are 8 apps that make finding good restaurants, and deals a breeze. Groupon Reserve (formerly...

Review: Oyster – the Netflix of books

Review: Oyster – the Netflix of books

Recently I reached out to a young company called Oyster, about demoing their new service. Their website boldly claims “Read unlimited books. Just $9.95 a month”, so being a reader, I was naturally excited about the prospects of not having to pay $10 a month to read a couple of books. Unfortunately Oyster faces the same flaw that every content-driven startup faces. They can’t...

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How Well Do You Really Know Your Facebook Friends? This App Calls Your Bluff

The definition of ‘friends’ has morphed in the online era; some say it’s gone from ‘individuals with mutual affection’, to “people I think I saw or met once, somewhere”. Teen developer Ash Bhat’s new game, Quicki, tests your friendship and your memory, by seeing if you can connect names with the faces of your facebook friends. Gameplay: Basically, after connecting your facebook account to...

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Color Zen Puzzle Game Review

Recently I’ve been on a puzzle game kick. My flight to China required a dozen hours of entertainment, and so I supplemented my usual puzzle games (UnblockMe, Flow) with a recently released iOS game called Color Zen. Here are the details on what it is, and why you should download it. Color Zen is basically a puzzle game based entirely on color. The end...