The BarNotes app puts the crafty drinker in touch with a community of like-minded enthusiasts who introduce new takes on old classics. Users can like or comment on cocktails, suggest different portions, post variations and even create their own recipes. Curated cocktail lists cater to the holiday, game day or even time of day. Read More
Cabdrivers and their long-suffering passengers might have new means to connect with each other, but taxi companies are not thrilled with the situation and local authorities are still trying to determine its legality. Read More
It’s starting to happen much more frequently these hi-tech days — why should a band simply release a ho-hum old album when they can augment it with an elaborate complementary App, as well? Read More
Dave Stewart calls it “an eye-opener into the world of possibilities where new technologies marry the printed page.” And basically, it’s a new iPad app that he and branding expert Mark Simmons are offering called “Creativity,” based on their 2010 book “The Business Playground: Where Creativity And Commerce Collide.” Read More
Surely you’ve heard it on the radio in heavy rotation by now – Snow Patrol’s addictive new single “Called Out In The Dark,” a great little reminder that Gary Lightbody and co. are back in fine fighting form with a new album called “Fallen Empires” dropping on Jan. 12.
But there’s more. Read More
Riffing on social gaming mobile applications such as FarmVille and FourSquare, San Francisco wants to reward you for disaster preparation – not with money, but with digital satisfaction. Read More
It’s hot in The City, and that means there’s a Spare the Air Day in effect. But now there’s more to the Bay Area Air Quality Management District’s air monitoring notification system than a press release. Read More
So it’s an established fact that heavy metal and that old arcade favorite, pinball, are inextricably linked, right? Remember that “God Of Thunder”-tilting, classic Kiss machine, anyone? Read More
In the parking battleground that is San Francisco, there is now an iPhone application designed to relay real-time info about the availability and rates of parking spaces in congested areas.
But the officials who debuted this solution Thursday as part of the new SFpark program were forced to concede that their app will encourage people to use a phone while driving. Read More
Frustrated cab customers may soon be able to call upon a new program that will help them call, track, and report any taxi in San Francisco. But one cab company that already has a similar system is concerned that The City-funded initiative will render its investment worthless. Read More