Brickit is an ingenious smartphone app that uses machine learning tech to analyze a photo of random LEGO bricks, count and identify them, then provide ideas of things you can build with your available inventory. it’s available for iOS now, with an Android version on the later in 2021.
Have some gear in your pack that you don’t use anymore? Want a great deal on tools, watches, wallets, and knives? Everyday Carry has launched Gear Bump, an online marketplace for buying and selling used EDC equipment. Download the iOS app, then enter to win a Benchmade Bugout knife. (Contest ends 6.7.2021)
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Scanning 3D models of objects used to require dedicated scanning equipment. But if you have an iPhone with FaceID, its cameras, sensors, and processing power can be used to grab scans. The ScanMira reflects the FaceID lenses by 90 degrees, so you can see what you’re scanning on-screen, resulting in higher-quality scans.
Improve your fitness with this digital training app from Onyx. The iOS app not only provides workout routines, it can count reps, monitor your form, and provide feedback. It records detailed stats for every exercise so you can track your progress over time. Grab a lifetime subscription deal from The Awesomer Shop.
With the launch of iOS 14, Apple users can finally add widgets to their home screens. Combined with loading icons via the Shortcuts app, you can give your device a whole new look. We particularly love the clean black and white minimalism of Traf’s custom 80-icon set, which looks great against a dark- or light-grey background.
This handy software lets iOS you wirelessly mirror, stream, and record video and audio from you mobile device screens onto MacOS computers. It can mirror multiple devices at once, and is a great way to play mobile games on a bigger screen. Grab a lifetime license for just 10 bucks in The Awesomer Shop.
The affordable version of Fruitlock’s wireless hub for iOS devices. It connects to your iPhone or iPad via local network. You can transfer or copy files to its internal storage, a USB device or a microSD card. You can also play videos on an HDMI display, play music on speakers and more.
Jumbo is a privacy app that makes it easy to access your social media account’s deletion or security settings. Right now, it lets you delete old tweets and your Google search history, as well as set your Facebook privacy settings. It will soon work with Instagram and Tinder.
Here’s something that all online shoe stores should have. Wannaby’s Wanna Kicks is an augmented reality app for iOS. It projects 3D models of commercially available sneakers on your feet. The models are sized to your feet and accurately change perspective when you move.
Run An Empire is an augmented reality game that motivates you to run. It tracks your location and makes areas you run through part of your virtual empire. As you run, you can invade other territories and earn coins to improve your kingdom. Available for both iOS and Android.
Apple’s iPhone Xs Max has a 6.5″ edge-to-edge display, while the Xs has a 5.8″ display. Both feature improved cameras, including the addition of a portrait mode that lets you adjust background focus after shooting. They also have a more powerful and efficient processor.
Amazon’s mobile app has a new augmented reality feature called Part Finder. It’s meant to identify screws, nuts, bolts or other types of fasteners to make shopping for them easier. Take a photo of the fastener and the app will try to identify it with links to purchase the item.
If you’d like to try out 360º photography and you’re not sure where to start, check out the PanoClip. It’s an affordable lens attachment for the iPhone that lets you create 360º and tiny planet photos. There are variants that fit the iPhone 7 up to the iPhone X.
After a brief public beta, Epic Games’ cartoonish battle royale game is now available for select iOS devices. Fortnite Mobile is still the 100-player free for all mode that’s become so popular, with added conveniences such as auto-aim. An Android port is coming soon.