The Environmental Working Group has a list of products they call the Dirty Dozen. These are fruits and vegetables known to be highly treated and altered by pesticides and other chemicals – whereas the Clean 15 are general safer. Now, I’m not big in to these lists, I’m an old fashioned “that which does not kill me…” kind of guy. But when my neighbor showed me this quick and simple app, I thought some people out there might want to know it!
The app is self contained and has the Dirty Dozen and the Clean 15, as well as a list of several dozen common grocery items that you will find in your home, and how they rank among the others as far as toxins go and whether or not you should consider buying “organic.” The app, of course, is simply called Dirty Dozen on the Windows Phone. Enjoy!
Last week, Microsoft formally unveiled two-factor authentication for your Microsoft Account. I mentioned on Sunday that Xbox Live would be taking advantage of this new feature.
Tired of opening your browser and finding the website for the authenticator? You can now get the app on Windows Phone! If you’re a Windows Phone user already, but you wanted two-factor authentication on your Google account, you can also use this same app, since Google’s Authenticator App for Android doesn’t seem like it’s ever coming to Windows Phone. Microsoft’s Authenticator for Windows Phone is certainly the way to go to enhance your security!
See that? It’s my living room in my little apartment. What’s very interesting is that it is a 3D interactive 360 degree view. This was made in just about a minute. I opened the Photosynth App on my Windows Phone and it took several snapshots, then put them together in one interactive image. Continue reading “Microsoft Photosynth”
Android phones have officially taken over the world. Sort of. Anyway, chances are, you probably use one or may even already have an old one just sitting around. If you’ve ever felt like the webcam on your laptop didn’t allow you the range of motion you wanted, you could use an Android phone as an additional webcam on your computer!
The SmartCam app basically sends the video feed to your computer via your wireless network or Bluetooth. The content is received by a special program you install on your computer. There are “receiver” programs for both Windows and Linux.