Midnight In The Desert — apps

Creepy App Lets Ghosts Of Loved Ones Haunt Your Phone

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Creepy App Lets Ghosts Of Loved Ones Haunt Your Phone

All memorials to the dead are kind of creepy in some way or another. While visiting the decomposing remains of loved ones is a commonplace tradition in most Western societies, other cultures have developed elaborate ceremonies in order to communicate with the spirits of deceased loved ones and ancestors. Now, a new app released in Japan takes that idea a step further, allow ingyour departed friends and family members to communicate directly to you via prerecorded messages delivered to your smartphone in an augmented reality format. According to Japan Times, the new app called “Spot Message” works a lot like...

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NASA's app turns your Apple TV into an ISS observation deck

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NASA's app turns your Apple TV into an ISS observation deck

According to NASA, the space agency's official app has been downloaded more than 17 million times on iOS, Android and Fire OS. Today, that same window into space exploration got even bigger with the addition of a new version for Apple TV. That means: high-definition versions of NASA TV, on-demand NASA videos, 3D satellite tracking maps, realtime views of the Earth from the International Space Station and a stellar new backdrop for your next cocktail party. In addition to all the livestreams and launch videos, the NASA app also allows you to queue up a slideshow of more than 15,000...

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Is Ghost Radar a useless iPhone app?

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Is Ghost Radar a  useless iPhone app?

The Yo app may have been criticised for being useless, but its brilliance was in its simplicity. It is the latest application to have made it through the Apple’s App Store Guidelines by promising to be functional - albeit loosely. Other apps that border on useless, and have come under similar criticism, include an electric shaver simulator, an abacus and an app that scans for ghosts. The Ghost Radar: Classic app claims to be able to pick up paranormal activity using the microphone, and guides the user to the location of ghosts The Ghost Radar: Classic app is a radar...

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