Topics :: apps

Ask the Doc: Safer Sex During the Black Party

By Howard L. Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS | Wednesday Apr 9, 2014
On this edition of Ask the Doc, we look at some strategies to help you stay safe while you’re hitting the circuit parties.

Smartphone App Helps Alcoholics Stay Sober

By Lindsey Tanner | Friday Mar 28, 2014
A smartphone app for recovering alcoholics that includes a panic button and sounds an alert when they get too close to taverns helped keep some on the wagon, researchers who developed the tool found.

Hula App Helps With STD Testing and Results

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Mar 11, 2014
In an effort to test for and discuss results of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), the new company Hula has launched an iPhone app that allows users to find testing centers, get their results online, then share that info with other users.

UK Warns Adults About Underage Teens on Hookup Apps

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Feb 11, 2014
The United Kingdom’s National Crime Agency issued a warning to adults to be careful they are not hooking up with teenagers when using dating applications, like Grindr.

Distinc.tt(ly) Delicious: When Technology Tastes Good

By Richard Frisbie | Tuesday Jan 21, 2014
Distinc.tt, the first gay app approved for ages 12 and older, was released at a food and technology panel discussion at The OUT NYC.

MISTER Named ’Gay App of the Year’ at NYC’s Odyssey Awards

By EDGE | Wednesday Jan 8, 2014
MISTER, the gay app for grown men, has been named the Best Gay Adult App by Odyssey Magazine. The fast-growing gay app, which targets men in their thirties and over, beat out more established apps like Scruff and Grindr for the award.

Lesbian Authors Retool Book Reading Experience

By Matthew S. Bajko | Sunday Jan 5, 2014
Fighting off a serious staph infection following her back surgery in 2003, Margaret Hultz looked forward to the nightly phone calls from her friend Marie Davis to ease the pain of her nursing home stay.

Tech Lesbians Start Spoon and the Moon App

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Dec 17, 2013
Two Midwestern lesbians, known as the Wickedly Sisters, are behind the new book app that will revolutionize the industry!

Apple OKs New LGBT Social Networking App for 12 & Up

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Dec 16, 2013
LGBT social media (dating) apps, like Grindr and Scruff, are about to get a new competitor: Distinc.tt - "the only gay social app approved by the iTunes store for 12-year-olds and older."

Free App Offered by Award-Winning Adult App Builders

By EDGE | Wednesday Dec 11, 2013
The interactive, digital book "Spoon and the Moon" is a whimsically seductive, adult fairytale. The popular app doesn’t cost much to buy, but the authors are anxious to spread word of mouth, so for a limited time they are offering the app for free.