Uh, You Might Want to Use This App Before Getting That Jar Jar Binks Tattoo [Daily Freebie]

Uh, You Might Want to Use This App Before Getting That Jar Jar Binks Tattoo [Daily Freebie]

This is what the iPhone was made for. INK: Tattoo Simulator will save your ass (literally) from desecration by a massive tattoo of an obscure Star Wars character, the name of the girl you just met in your freshman college biology class and want to spend the rest of your life with, a portrait of Newt Gingrich or whatever kooky longing for ink your drunk mind might come up with.

Just take a photo of the body area you’d like to see prettied up, and the app will superimpose the image (also shot by you, or fetched from the photo stash on your iPhone) onto said body area. It runs pretty darn slow even on the iPhone 4 when we briefly checked it out, but the effect seemed sort of cool at first glance.

Of course, you could also use it (far more effectively) for simply repositioning a tattoo when you’re sober, but that’s hardly as interesting.

  • Support 18inc

    Well that’s hilariously convenient, my friend just drew the Apple logo on my back cause I wanted to see if I should get it done. There’s an app for everything.

  • Sdbaubd

    this app is amazing! I highly recommend! 

  • Muenzenhamster

    Newt Gingrich tattoo! PPPTTHPPPTHHAHAHAHAHA! Oh, I love it.

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Eli MilchmanWhen he was eight, Eli Milchman came home from frolicking in the Veld one day and was given an Atari 400. Since then, his fascination with technology has made him an intrepid early adopter of whatever charming new contraption crosses his path — which explains why he's Cult of Mac's test editor-at-large. He calls San Francisco home, where he works as a journalist and photographer. Eli has contributed to the pages of Wired.com and BIKE Magazine, among others. Hang with him on Twitter.

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