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March 30, 2015 • Gear Bits

Gmail (Finally) Gets One Inbox

Will miracles never cease? Google just announced  their Gmail client now offers a universal inbox experience. Finally! Now instead of flipping between multiple accounts in the native Gmail app, you can click “All Inboxes” and view email from all your Gmail and non-Gmail accounts.

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March 27, 2015 • News

CNNgo Is the Latest Channel for Apple TV

Earlier this week, CNN announced that Apple TV would be gaining their CNNgo app channel. On Wednesday, Apple silently pushed an update to their Apple TV with the CNNGo app, that taps into the CNNgo service (which requires a subscription to a pay-tv partner).

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March 26, 2015 • News

Apple App Store App of the Week: Tangent

Every week Apple picks a new app of the week to feature in their App Store. The App of the week of March 26th is photography app Tangent. Normally priced at $1.99, Tangent is now available for the low, low price of free.

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March 26, 2015 • News

Apple Starts Releasing 3rd Party Apple Watch Apps

With Apple’s latest creation the Apple Watch to be released in less a month on April 24th, developers have been hard at work creating updates to their apps to make them compatible with the new smartwatch. And before you can even get your hand on one, some apps are already showing up.

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March 26, 2015 • Reviews

Olloclip Review: It Gets Everything Right but the Most Important Thing

I wanted to save this Olloclip review until April 1st because quite honestly, between my rookie mistakes from unboxing, down to the failure to properly install the first 2-3 times, I’m quite the April Fool. But this happened in March, so I figured why make you guys wait?

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March 26, 2015 • News

Can’t Resist Pixel Art? New WITTI Smart lights Might Be Your Fix

There’s no shortage of smart gadgets that are for made for everyday use nowadays. For those of you all that are looking to make your home more smartphone friendly, Hog Kong startup WITTI has released NOTTI and DOTTI, two of their interactive smart lights for Android and iPhone devices.

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March 26, 2015 • News

Twitter Releases Periscope, Their Answer to Live-stream App Meekrat

If you haven’t heard, live-streaming is the hottest thing to do these days. With apps like Meekrat making noise in the social app world, it’s no surprise that Twitter would not have their hands in the pot. Less than two weeks ago, Twitter purchases streaming startup Periscope and has now repackaged it as their own …

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March 26, 2015 • News

Amazon Cloud Drive Goes Unlimited; Your Move, Dropbox

Oooh, Dropbox, it looks like you could be in some trouble!! Amazon Cloud Drive is hot on your heels with a new storage plan that’s not only cheap, but is intriguing enough to make most folks consider jumping ship.

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March 24, 2015 • News

Vessel’s New Streaming Service Launches with a One Year Free Subscription

Starting today, Vessel, a new online video watching network is offering up subscriptions for access to videos from some very popular online personalities, as well as some well-known shows three or so days before the content becomes available on YouTube.

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March 24, 2015 • News

Drafts is Yet Another App Scheduled for the Apple Watch

Popular app Drafts is on the home screen of ALL of my apple devices. Any time I begin writing anything I start by using Drafts, because I know for a fact I can leave the app, and when I come back my thoughts are still there.

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March 23, 2015 • Autos, Travel

LyfeLens is the Live-Feed DashCam You Need in Your Vehicle

When you think of dashcams, you probably think of those video cameras that capture what’s taking place in front of you as you drive, right? But with LyfeLens, a startup out of Austin, TX, you can do all that and more.

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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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