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March 23, 2015 • News

Layout App Is Instagram’s latest Stand-Alone App for iPhone

Looks like Instagram is taking a cue from Facebook and releasing more apps for their major app by debuting their standalone Layout app that essentially does most of what competing app, PicStitch already does.

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March 21, 2015 • News

Couria Is an Upcoming Tweak That Makes Your Quick Reply Useful Again

If you’ve been around the jailbreak community for a while, chances are you’ve heard of a well-known messaging tweak by the name of Couria. With the slow demise of it’s leading competitor BiteSMS, a lot of people were not sure what to expect out of messaging tweaks, until now.

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March 20, 2015 • Gaming

AMBUSH! The New Tower Defense Game Hits the App Store

Are you a fan of games like Kingdom Rush? Well there’s a new tower defense game on the block that will allow you to not only attack your enemies, but defend your property by the name of AMBUSH!. The game originally popular on the Android Google Play Store is now Available for iOS.

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March 20, 2015 • Gaming, News, Reviews

Kingdom Tales 2 Brings the Toil of Kingdom Building to iOS!

Kingdom Tales 2 tells the story of a blacksmith named Finn who is love with Dahla, daughter of the king. Because of social standing they cannot be together, but the king allows Finn to compete in a kingdom expansion to prove his worthiness! Kingdom Tales 2 is a light and fun kingdom builder with loads …

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March 19, 2015 • Gaming, News

Horror Game Dark Echo Is the App of the Week

This weeks App of the Week in the Apple App Store is RAC7 Games minimalistic yet creative horror game Dark Echo. The premise of Dark Echo puts the player (or victim rather) in a pitch black hallway. Essentially blind, the only way to move around in this world is to rely on your senses, the key …

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March 19, 2015 • News

GoodReader Announces E-Signatures to Their Popular PDF Reader

An Apple Store favorite, PDF reader and file management app, GoodReader for iPhone and iPad, received a major update yesterday. Often referred to as “the missing file system for iOS,” GoodReader is also able to organize thousands of files into an easily manageable hierarchy of folders and files.

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March 19, 2015 • News

Latest Google Maps Update Highlights Full-Screen Apps and Mic Directions

Google Maps for iOS has been updated today to version 4.4.0 for devices on iOS 7 and above with the usual bug fixes as well as a couple new features that were highly requested in the Popular Navigation app’s ratings comments.

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March 19, 2015 • News

Obsessed with Trivia Crack? Now You Can Play from Your Apple Watch!

Soon, you will be able to play Trivia Crack anytime you like, even without your iPhone being in your hand. Announced on Wednesday, Etermax S.A, the Argentine creators of the popular gaming app Trivia Crack stated that the latest game craze in the App Store will be available on Apple’s most personal device, the Apple Watch, …

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March 18, 2015 • Music Diary, Reviews

iRig 2 Mobile Guitar Interface is a Worthy Successor to a True Classic!

It has been nearly five years since Travis reviewed the original iRig and two since I reviewed the iRig HD. Now IK Multimedia is back with iRig 2, the low-cost sequel to the best-selling classic iRig. And while this doesn’t knock iRig HD off the sonic perch, it brings in Android compatibility and a number …

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March 15, 2015 • Gear Bits, News

Firechat – “Off-The-Grid” Public Chat Without Using Internet/Coverage

If privacy is not a big issue for you, try out this app specially for use without internet connection or mobile phone coverage. Open Garden’s proprietary mobile app provide public/peer-to-peer communication where users connect to Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, or Apple’s Multipeer Connectivity Framework.

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March 14, 2015 • News

‘Tether’ Unlocks Your MacBook If Your iPhone Is Nearby

As a MacBook user, I’ve used a few apps (Knock, for example) that attempted to help unlock my Mac more easily. Using gestures like waving my hand in front of the camera to facial recognition, none worked quite like this new, free app, oddly named Tether.

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March 13, 2015 • News

Gotta Catch ‘Em All: ‘Dino and Jack – The Lost Bones’ Available Now

All dogs just want a bone, right? Well in this case, they might be so in love with one that they’d go through hoops and hurdles for it. In Dino and Jack – The Lost Bones, you play as jack, a hungry pup who has to overcome obstacles.

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March 13, 2015 • Gaming, Reviews

Questerium: Sinister Trinity for iPad Review

When a meteor lands in a small town, it seems too good to be true – tons of energy and no side effects. Or so people thought! Playing as a police investigator you need to explore the destroyed town and find the lost children who were trapped and left behind, and unravel what happened and …

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March 13, 2015 • News

Hooks Will Make Sure You NEVER Miss a Notification

Hooks is a brand new (free) app for iOS devices that is I’m sure will come QUITE in handy when (if) I get my Apple Watch in a month. Hooks main feature is to remind you of virtually anything going on, and virtually everything that you’re interested in.

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March 12, 2015 • News

iOS 8.3 Beta Is Open to the Public! [Download]

Apple recently released a public beta for iOS 8.3 that anyone can sign up to check out. Prior to today, you had to be a part of Apple’s Beta Software Program which was open to developers only at the time. But as of today, the iOS 8.3 Beta operating system is now open to all …

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March 11, 2015 • News

Nokia HERE Maps Re-launch for iOS

No longer bound by the Windows Phone, Nokia is re-launching their HERE navigation mapping app for the iPhone. Following success on Google Play for Android , as well as a brief stint on the app store in 2012 before being pulled back into beta due to iOS 7 incompatibilities, Nokia seems to have figured things …

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March 11, 2015 • News

It’s Not Just You, the Apple App Store Really Is Down

I woke up this morning to Twitter in a frenzy courtesy of Apple’s Servers! Apparently iTunes Connect is refusing logins, the iBooks store is not responding, and I cannot download Temple run Oz! Help!! If you did like myself and ran to Apple’s forums looking for App Store answers, you were in a room full …

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March 10, 2015 • News

Apple Watch Limited to 2GB for Music and 75MB of Photos

Apple Watch buyers yesterday were happy to know that the Apple Watch would have 8GB of internal memory, regardless of model. However, the current operating system will only allot a portion of the internal storage for the music and photo portion, leaving you roughly 2 gigs of storage for music, and 75 megabytes for photographs. 9to5Mac …

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March 10, 2015 • News

Nike+ Announces Apple Watch-Compatible App

With Spring in full bloom, a lot of people are looking forward to keeping fit and staying healthy. The Nike+ Running app has announced they will release an app for the Apple Watch when released on April 24th (With preorders on April 10th). “We want people to be healthier by being more active,” Apple CEO …

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March 9, 2015 • Gear Bits

Evernote for Apple Watch Is Confirmed for Launch in April

Soon after Tim Cook left the stage, popular and Apple Essentials favorite Evernote announced that they are currently developing an app for the Apple Watch. The company has said “An app on a watch doesn’t replace an app on the phone, it complements it. That’s how Apple Watch is designed, and it’s exactly what Evernote …

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March 9, 2015 • Reviews

Notebooks is the Best Cross-Platform App for iPhone, iPad & Mac

The stock iOS Notes app, although great for those who need to jot down a simple grocery list, isn’t enough for some of us. We need a bit more in the note-taking department. I’ve searched for the best cross-platform app that allows me to type on my iPad, iPhone and Macbook and found it. Notebooks is that …

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