The age of new media has left us adrift in a sea of content rudderless, with many different services hoping to navigate in a direction that lands them a sweet cut of ad revenue. Since many of the original turn-of- the-millennium content curators remain as shambling zombies hungry for brains, new upstarts hope to learn from the past when bringing content directly to your device. Thirst, new and ambitious, is gathering a ton of attention and trying to separate itself from the pack.
If your kids just can't get enough Nickelodeon in their lives, a new iPad app will keep the fun going all the time, wherever you go, all with a swipe-friendly user interface and more than 1,000 bits of content.
Listen, it's a not a well-kept secret that you buy more things from a 7-Eleven than you'd like to admit. The reason? Well, we've all been in that rush that only the most prolific convenience store in America can help sate. In the ever-growing tradition of chains with an app out on the marketplace, 7-Eleven takes the plunge and brings you closer to that Big Gulp you're pretending not to crave.
Let's say you enjoyed the holidays a bit too much. Also, if we're really being honest, you probably enjoyed January too much as well. There are a number of apps that track your health and fitness, such as the ever-excellent Nike+, but Moves excels at doing something different-- it tracks you passively.
Google may keep its products in a beta state for what feels like forever, but "infinite" cloud storage service Bitcasa has to run a close second -- until this week, when the company finally launches its product aimed at killing the hard drive.