giveaway / March 18, 2014 / Software / 98 Comments

Chrome extension turns YouTube into your own personal radio station

There is no shortage of Internet radio services. From freeware like Pandora and Rdio, to premium services like Spotify and Google Music, it all boils down to being able to listen to the songs you want when you want them. Streamus allows you to search for any songs you like by tapping into the world’s largest music database, YouTube. (Credit:...

giveaway / January 27, 2014 / Software / 2 Comments

Road Wars app turns safe driving into a game

Road Wars for iOS brings gamification to safe driving. (Credit: Screenshot by Rick Broida/CNET) Most motorists know by now that texting and driving can be more dangerous than drinking and driving. And teens, who’d just as soon text as talk, are among the drivers most likely to have a texting-related accident. The new Road Wars for iOS aims to keep...

giveaway / November 15, 2013 / Software / 85 Comments

Dart, Google’s controversial Web language, turns 1.0

Dart leader Lars Bak speaking at Google I/O 2013 (Credit: Stephen Shankland/CNET) Dart is done. Well, not completely done — anything not actually cancelled at Google is a constant work in progress — but the company on Thursday announced version 1.0 of its controversial Web programming language. Dart is designed to improve on JavaScript when it comes to programmer efficiency...

giveaway / November 14, 2013 / Software / 4 Comments