Kevin James Krotz

App Review: Word Lens

May 21st, 2014 | by Kevin James Krotz

Going to another country is a hectic experience. Apart from the actual logistics of getting there, there’s also the problem of the culture shock that may arise. Lack of knowledge about the language you’re about to immerse yourself in can be the toughest part of…

Trinity: The Portable Turbine

May 20th, 2014 | by Kevin James Krotz

Finding a way to charge your electronics while outdoors has always been tricky. You either plan ahead with a portable power supply or you hope that you aren’t away from a power source for too long. Trinity aims to help those intrepid outdoorsman with a…

Oracle wins ruling in case against Google


May 13th, 2014 | by Kevin James Krotz

A federal appeals court has ruled that pieces of Oracle Corp.’s Java software are entitled to copyright protection. This ruling means that Oracle’s lawsuit against Google could just be getting started. This ruling is a reversal of a district judge’s 2012 ruling that Oracle wasn’t…

CENTR: a device that makes interactive video panoramas

May 12th, 2014 | by Kevin James Krotz

Panoramas are a feature that have been included in most smartphone camera apps for a few years now and as cameras have gotten more advanced, so have the panoramas they’ve captured. But if there’s any problem with panoramas, it’s that they can only be done…

Fish on Wheels aims to makes your fish more playful


May 11th, 2014 | by Kevin James Krotz

Fish can be some of the easiest pets to take care of, but a lot of the time, they lack the interaction that other pets provide. Fish on Wheels is a kickstarter project that looks to solve that. In February 2014, a video made its…

App Review: Moves


May 10th, 2014 | by Kevin James Krotz

Activity trackers on smartphones are nothing new. There are several apps that can track your activity while you work out. But for most of them, they require some sort of setup. Not with Moves, the no setup tracking app. The best apps are those that…