Stories by Sarah Jacobsson

  • TigerText: The app for spies and cheaters

    If you've ever sent a text message that you've later regretted sending (Tiger Woods, I'm looking at you), then a new texting application just released for the iPhone could be your new best friend.

  • Apple explains sexy app double standard

    Apple's ban on sexy apps -- more than 5000 apps were removed from the app store over the weekend because they contained "overtly sexual content" -- has been making headlines, mostly because of the selectivity of the removal.

  • T-Mobile and Eric Clapton pitch fender themed phone

    T-Mobile announced Thursday a new Limited Edition myTouch 3G: Fender/Eric Clapton Edition android-based phone aimed at hardcore fans of the rock legend. The guitar-inspired phone complements the myTouch's advertising campaign, which is focused around musicians and other entertainers. A few nifty features, including preloaded songs and apps, ensure that this new Limited Edition myTouch will make for a great mobile music experience.

  • Facebook allows you to reply to wall comments via e-mail

    Facebook now allows you to reply to wall posts, status updates, and photo comments via e-mail, eliminating the need to log into your account first. The move comes as a welcome convenience to many - in particularly, deskbound workers whose company bans Facebook at the workplace.

  • Kodak unveils 1080p, image-stabilized HD pocket camcorder

    Kodak has announced a new high-definition pocket video camera, the Zi8, which captures video in 1080p HD. The Zi8 is a step-up in video resolution over its predecessors, the Kodak Zi6 and the weather-resistant Zx1, which both maxed out at 720p. Along with the 1080p HD video, the Zi8 can capture stills of 5 megapixels with a 16:9 aspect ratio. At $180, it's priced in the same range as earlier models.

  • Medicinal marijuana? There's an app for that!

    We've seen a lot of unexpected, and sometimes cool, iPhone apps approved by Apple, but today's news might top the rest. Apple has approved a marijuana--that's right, marijuana--app called "Cannabis," which lets users find the nearest (don't worry: legal) supplier of medicinal marijuana.