Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Hot Or Not – The App For Rating And Dating People

Hot Or Not – The App For Rating And Dating People


Do you remember Hot or Not? The rating website, that started it all had come out with a new iPhone app released a few years ago, which allowed you to rate people. Hot or Not allows you to pass judgment on other people on a score of 1 to 10. Most of the features are free, but you can upgrade to a monthly subscription in return for some virtual gifts and ratings. If all you’re interested in is meeting some singles in your city, I’d say you stick to the free version.

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Hot or Not is a social networking dating app from Or Not Limited, available for Android and iTunes in the social networking category. You can get to know interesting people and chat with them, get scores on how hot you are, like Facebook friends and so on.

However, to access the app, you need to use a third party website such as Twitter or Facebook so that your social profile gets linked to the Hot or Not website. You can rate anybody but there is a limit to the number of ratings that a member can give in a day. I guess people like it, as it is fun to go through when you are bored.

Here’s how it works – You use Facebook to help you find friends who are interested in dating someone. Just go through the singles’ profiles on Facebook and ‘like’ them if you wish. People take a look at your picture and vote whether you are hot or not. If you also think they are hot, you can get introduced, chat, have fun and even meet each other – it’s up to you to take it further.

Teenagers above 18 can upload their photographs on this site and ask people to rate them – am I hot or not? They can then log back and get an ego boost or a slam. You’ll need to keep in mind that everyone can see your ratings, both friends and enemies.

Say, you want to meet an 18 year old from San Jose who likes windsurfing, you can find one. You just send a request saying ‘I’d like to meet you’ and if he/she is interested, you set up a date. The Café feature allows you to play with either friends or strangers and view the ratings they have given for other photographs. It’s a global party and you can meet anyone living in your area. It’s easy to view profile albums and check out the people nearby. Get to know who has visited you and if there are any mutual attractions.

It’s a great app, so what’s not to like in it, you might think.

Though the site can be fun, I’d recommend kids to stay out of it, as setting up meetings with strangers could end up ugly or downright dangerous. People on the site may not be what they claim to be. Of course, the submissions on the site go through moderators and there are normal people who are looking for a healthy relationship.

The bottom line is that you come out of the site losing your self-esteem or by pumping up your ego. If you are a 9 on Hot or Not, you feel good and if you are a 2, it’s time you got out.

Kcmouli is a tech blogger who loves to blog about technology, from mobile apps like HotorNot to other iPhone related apps, including tech gadgets . Do check out some of the other tech reviews and share this post on web 2.0.

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Must try game app of the year

Must try game app of the year


Amid the hustle and bustle of smart phones, and ever growing apps, each one of us must have searched and downloaded one or other game app some time or other. And in recent time, indeed games have developed as a great stress busters. So, in the dense jungle of diverse apps, I am going in to narrow the best game app of 2012.

  • Angry Birds Star Wars: Released in November, this thunderous game developed by Rovio Entertainment has now been inculcated with the epic Sci-Fi movie Star Wars. In this brand new game of Angry Birds, birds are the rebels and the bad piggies are the emperors. Now the birds will be using lasers too. The game is available for both android and iOS.
  • Blood Brothers: This dark fantasy game has hit number one spot for download on Google Play. Albeit addictive and free RPG to play, Blood Brothers take a dig at the phone battery. The game play offers to choose one hero among eight – knight, samurai, high elf, dark elf, ape, lizardman, dwarf and goblin. Game demands the hero to form an army and then make them connected in blood so as to take revenge from the emperor.
  • Smurf’s Village: This particular game is for those who take creativity and imagination in their stride. For the player needs to develop from scratch,  a complete Surf’s village. Players can choose their favourite Smurf among Papa Smurf, Smurfette, Lazy Smurf, Baby Smurf, Handy Smurf and Jokey Smurf.  Although the game is free, users will have to pay for additional in-app features. Apart from the ability to play the game offline, users can also connect through facebook to their friends and can also send gifts to friend’s villages.
  • Grand Theft Auto: Vice City:  After ten years of launching this ‘cult’ game, Rockstar Games launched the game for mobile devices which became an instant hit. The mobile version too has the same style and ghetto feel. With amazing graphics and fully customizable game play, it has character driven narrative along with open-world gameplay.
  • Bad Hotel: Ranked among one of the best game on iOS platform, Bad Hotel is a tower defence game. Rooms are stacked upon each other to build a hotel during which enemies attack.  Interestingly, some of the rooms can shoot at the quirky monsters too.  Some rooms repair damaged rooms while other rooms collect money from guests. Packed with nice look and apt sound, the game is great fun.
  • Age of Empire: With over 4 million global downloads, Age Of Empire is the number one strategy game on Android platform. The game takes the players to the time of Middle Age Europe, where player battles with rival kingdoms for supremacy. Also the territory can be extended by ordering the troops for battle.  An addictive multiplayer game, it include building of cities, buildings and armies. Developed with amazing 3D technology, the game is must for all strategy game lovers.
  • Modern Combat  4: Zero Hours:  Another charmer from Gameloft, Modern Combat: 4 is undoubtedly number one FPS  game out in the market. The game revolves in the drawback of a nuclear warfare. With amazing sound quality, graphics and incredible game layout, the game is a stunner.
  • Totem Runner: A side rolling running game, Totem Runner isn’t something extraordinary in gameplay, but what drew the attention of many is its amazingly superb style and visuals. Even though, the game faced criticism to an extent about its ‘not so neat control’, but the visuals are reward to eyes.  The character can transform into wild boar, an eagle and also a dragon while running. Apart from outstanding visuals the game also boasts of an excellent story line.
  • DragonFlight: for Kakao: With over 2.5 million downloads, this games is very popular among people who are fond of magic and wish to live in fantasy. With an easy tutorial bundled with the game and clean interface, one can easily adapt to DragonFlight. In the game play, the player attacks with powerful magic also the magic skills are sharpened up for further dangerous encounters. Players can also enjoy ranking system with their friends registered on Kakao Talk. If you learn more info visit .

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