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Can’t Decide on a Facebook Cover Photo? Try This App

Joy Aether

Now that Timeline is becoming mandatory, Facebook users are scrambling – some begrudgingly – to pick cute and clever cover photos. For the uninspired, a new Android app helps you choose cover photos that are sure to pick up some “likes.” Facebook Timeline Covers: D33P lets you input photos from your albums, your newsfeed, or… Read more »





CitizenGroove: Producing the Sounds of Startup Success

CitizenGroove

CitizenGroove is a media-centered content management system for organizations that accept auditions – the application streamlines the music school or audition application process. Cleveland-based CitizenGroove is a great study in what produces success in the startup world. For example: This is not the founders’ first venture; in fact, the first venture is described by 26… Read more »


FollowThis Aims to Be the Smarter Alternative to Google Alerts

FollowThis

Imagine having your finger on the pulse of your favorite topic – whether it’s Justin Bieber or the Large Hadron Collider. If you’re a lawyer, you’ll never miss a related court decision; if you’re an entrepreneur, you’ll never waste time figuring out what’s up in your industry – and with your competitors. This is where… Read more »


StyleMusee Pairs Social Discovery with Fashion

StyleMusee

Just in time for New York Fashion Week, much like Clothia, new startup StyleMusee is helping men and women discover fashion inspiration that matches their personal styles.  The NYC-based company is setting out to be the fashion industry’s hub on Facebook, bringing the social offline shopping experience online. StyleMusee has identified and classified nearly one thousand style… Read more »




To the Moon: An Adventure Game with a Philosophical Bent

To the Moon

To the Moon was released in November by the independent studio Freebird Games. In contrast to last year’s big productions like Skrym or Batman Arkham City, this is a small-budget game developed in a 16-bits retro style. However, this game has been critically acclaimed for its originality, story and music score. From a visual viewpoint,… Read more »



Mowgli’s Songster Takes Social Gaming to a New Musical Level

Mowgli

Marshall Seese’s reasons for starting social gaming company Mowgli Games were clear. “Simply put, it pissed me off that money like that could be made from a game where people spent all their time making something fake,” he said, in reference to Zynga’s wildly popular Farmville.  “So from there I decided that social gaming would… Read more »


Track Your Healthy Habits Using New App from RoutineTap

RoutineTap

New Year’s resolutions: easy to make, easier to break.  If you’re still struggling to get into a regular exercise routine, sleep more, eat healthier, drink less alcohol and more water, a new web app called RoutineTap just might come in handy. The nice thing about this Lisbon, Portugal-based progress-tracking app is that it’s customizable.  You… Read more »