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Basil: The iPad’s Best Recipe App Is About To Get Even Better [Preview]

Basil: The iPad’s Best Recipe App Is About To Get Even Better [Preview]

The recipe view: Now with thumbnails.

Basil is just about my favorite iPad cooking app. It doesn’t come loaded with recipes, nor does it feature videos of people slicing and sautéing fancy ingredients. Instead, Basil is a version of your paper notebook, only better. And it’s just about to get a huge makeover.

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Waigo App Translates Chinese Menus

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Do you trust the translations you see on Chinese menus? I don’t. Why? Because my local Chinese restaurant — which lists dishes in Chinese, English and Spanish — manages to write a different description for each one.

Luckily, Waigo is here to help, with it’s augmented-reality translation. Or is that “here to confuse”?

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Angry Birds Fans: Complete The Set With This Bad Pigs Recipe Book [Review]

Angry Birds Fans: Complete The Set With This Bad Pigs Recipe Book [Review]

Pigs will eat anything

There are games, and there are brands, and there are games that become brands. Angry Birds is one of those, and Bad Piggies Best Egg Recipes is the latest iOS Angry product to emerge from studio Rovio. It’s not a game. It’s a cookbook for iPad. Not an ordinary cookbook: this one’s just about eggs.

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Nigella’s New Italian Food App Leaves A Bad Taste [Review]

Nigella’s New Italian Food App Leaves A Bad Taste [Review]

Turns out Nigella quite likes Italian food

Co-inciding with her latest TV series, Nigella Lawson’s latest foodie app, Nigellissima is now on the App Store. The theme is simple, delicious Italian food. Nigella, as always, makes amazing dishes look effortless.

The new app is free, but huge, demanding 750MB of storage space on your iOS device. That would be OK if it was packed with useful content. But it’s not.

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Use Your iPhone To Get In Shape And Lose Some Weight [Feature]

Use Your iPhone To Get In Shape And Lose Some Weight [Feature]

The iPhone is probably the best fitness accessory around. Photo Yutaka Tsutano/Flickr.

There are a ton of ways to get fit and lose weight. And there are even more stupid books and fad diets that may or may not help you to slim down and get healthier. But there are really only two things you need to do: eat less and do more.

Of course, it isn’t easy. Luckily, those of a certain nerdy bent will find all the motivation they need in gadgets and apps. I have been doing just that for the past few months, and I thought I’d write a little about how to get thinner and fitter by using your iPhone.

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iPhone 5 Perfectly Suited To People Who Take Pictures Of Their Food [Humor]

iPhone 5 Perfectly Suited To People Who Take Pictures Of Their Food [Humor]

“These pictures look so good that nobody would ever imagine you lie awake at night wondering why you can’t feel happiness.”

Apple parody commercials are nothing new, but this is the first I’ve seen for the upcoming iPhone 5. According to video artist and creator Adam Sacks, Apple’s next iPhone will be perfectly suited to those who feel the need to take pictures of their food “to create the illusion of a fulfilling life.”

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Share Your Favorite Memorial Day Dish Using DishPal And You Could Win A $100 Crate And Barrel Gift Card

Share Your Favorite Memorial Day Dish Using DishPal And You Could Win A $100 Crate And Barrel Gift Card

The “most delicious social network app” DishPal, is celebrating this Memorial Day by giving away a $100 Crate and Barrel gift card to three lucky users who upload and share their favorite Memorial Day dish. To be entered for your chance to win, all you have to do is:

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This Amazing TacoCopter App Will Airlift Delicious Tacos To You Using Robot Drones [Humor]

This Amazing TacoCopter App Will Airlift Delicious Tacos To You Using Robot Drones [Humor]

These are the taco droids you are looking for

Picture this: You’re at the park, playing with your dog, and an overwhelming hunger cripples you. God you need some tacos, but the nearest joint is 3 miles away, and they don’t like dogs. Don’t worry bro, TacoCopter is here to rescue you from your perils. Well it might be. I have no idea if this thing is real or not, but everything inside of me wants it to be because it combines three of my favorite things: robots, iPhone apps, and tacos. TacoCopter is a website that claims to a be a startup in San Francisco that will use magical flying robots to deliver tacos to your location.

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Coca-Cola’s New App Will Let You Literally Buy The World A Coke

Coca-Cola’s New App Will Let You Literally Buy The World A Coke

Let's hold hands and drink some Coke...and sing!

In 1971, Coca-Cola unleashed one of history’s most iconic commercials on the world. “I’d Like To Buy the World a Coke” showed people of various ethnicities and social classes standing on a hilltop, singing about how much they’d like to buy everyone in the world a soft drink originally based on coca leaf extract. The commercial was a huge success during its time, but watching it today becomes slightly unbearable with all of its cheesy happiness.

No one sings on hilltops anymore, so with a little help from Google, Coca-Cola has reimagined their iconic advertisement to be more fitting in the digital world. The end result is pretty crazy: rather than singing about buying the world a Coke, users of the Coca-Cola iOS app can actually purchase a Coca-Cola for people across the world.

Here’s the video showcasing the app:

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Evernote Releases New Apps For Noting The People You Meet & The Food You Eat

Evernote Releases New Apps For Noting The People You Meet & The Food You Eat

Evernote has release two new apps for the iPhone today, named ‘Evernote Hello’ and ‘ Evernote Food’, that will help the forgetful record and remember the people they meet, and the food that they eat. Now you’ll never forget the name of that guy who gave a talk in last week’s meeting, or that awesome meal you had with your friends at the weekend.

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