App of the Week

App of the Week: Frontback Photo App Takes Simultaneously Front and Back Images

App of the Week: Frontback Photo App Takes Simultaneously Front and Back Images

Brandon Russell

Frontback doesn’t just indulge your selfie impulse. As the name implies, Frontback simultaneously fires your front and back cameras, capturing you and what you’re seeing. There are other similar apps out there, but this just landed on Android—it’s been available for iOS—thus our reason for covering it. Selfie was the buzzword of 2013; what will the word be for simultaneous front and...

App of the Week: UP Coffee Wants To Explain Your Caffeine Addiction With Science

App of the Week: UP Coffee Wants To Explain Your Caffeine Addiction With Science

Brandon Russell

How many cups of coffee have you had today? Three? Eight? As if it bears repeating, but scientific research has found that your caffeine addiction affects your sleep. And not in a good way. UP Coffee, a new up from Jawbone, wants to help you understand your body’s reaction to caffeine through science. The app, in turn, will helpfully ensure you won’t become jittery and depraved once you...