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Instagram Acquires Luma Camera App





Instagram has acquired the Luma Camera application and this is the main reason why it is now removed from the App Store. Such purchase will certainly help to improve the Instagram app itself, since the Luma Camera could have boasted of real-time filters, pinch to zoom feature and video stabilization on top of that. Analysts predict - and this is quite obvious - that we shall see all of the above mentioned features embedded to Instagram very soon.


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Written by NickTarasenko

Monday, August 26th, 2013. 14:17

CBS Sports App Updated with New Features



If you like sports, you might also like to watch live broadcasts from various sporting events, keep abreast of latest news connected with your favorite teams or athletes and get the scores of basketball, football and whatever else games as soon as they appear. CBS Sports is the application for both your iPhone and iPad that can help you be aware of all the above mentioned stuff. It was updated a few days ago.


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Monday, August 26th, 2013. 13:26

Draw Something 2 Available for iPad for Only $0.99 Now



Another popular App Store application - Draw Something 2 - was updated a few days ago with the iPad support. Now this social drawing game loved by over 100 million players all over the world is available for all those who use Apple tablets. Even more - for a limited period of time you can get the premium version of Draw Something 2 for only $0.99.


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Apple's Testing New App Store Ranking Algorithms



A research firm Fiksu claims that Apple is now working on new ranking algorithms for both iTunes and App Store, which will include user ratings. So far, the number of downloads of an app per certain period of time has been the main criterion to call it popular. But things seem to have changed.


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Written by NickTarasenko

Sunday, August 25th, 2013. 0:23

Pandora Radio App is Updated with Sleep Timer



Pandora Radio app for iOS was updated on Thursday. Now it has a sleep timer with 15, 30, or 60 minute options that allow you to listen to your favorite songs while you’re falling asleep. Apart from that, there’re some stability improvements and bug fixes in the version 4.5.


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Saturday, August 24th, 2013. 2:11

Real Racing 3 for iOS Updates with New Features



One of the most popular games on the App Store - Real Racing 3 - was updated on August 21. As to the improvements, EA says it added the difficulty tuning, new cars, tracks, events, cameras and more to the game.


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Thursday, August 22nd, 2013. 19:15

Apple Asks Developers to Classify Their Apps by Age Range



Apple has reportedly asked the developers that are working on the applications for children under 11 years of age to classify their products in one of three age ranges: ages 5 and under, ages 6-8 and ages 9-11. Such classification will surely help parents to choose the appropriate content for their children after the special "Kids" category appears on App Store this fall.


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Saturday, August 17th, 2013. 19:41

Google+ iOS App Updated with New Features



Google+ app for iOS was updated yesterday with the Hangouts and Google Drive support and some other useful features. Now it is much easier to communicate with friends, store, edit and share photos and access your account. The full list of improvements looks as follows:

  • View, edit, and share photos stored in Google Drive
  • Google Apps domain support: restrict posts to the domain, domain icons to identify members
  • Hangouts app replaces Messenger for messaging and video calls. Visit Google Takeout to download your Messenger data.

The version 4.5.0 is compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. It requires iOS 6.0 or later.

One can get this no doubt useful app from the App Store for free.




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Saturday, August 17th, 2013. 19:30

The 2013 iPhone Photography Awards



The results of the 2013 iPhone Photography Awards have recently been announced.

The unique feature of the competition is that the photographers are only permitted to submit images taken with an iPhone or iPod touch. No special programs such as PhotoShop are allowed. The only programs permissible are those available on iPhone/iPod such as Hipstamatic, CameraBag, etc.

Have a look at the winners of the award in different categories. Each of them received an iPad mini.


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Written by Lizzen

Saturday, August 17th, 2013. 1:01

App Store's Still Number One in Revenue, Google Play's the Second



Apple’s App Store revenue still remains higher than the Google Play’s revenue. Although the Google’s store has had a substantial increase in growth over the past six months, the company from Cupertino still makes more money on selling apps.


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Written by NickTarasenko

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013. 20:51

Roku App for iOS Got the Update



Roku is a streaming player that allows you to watch photos and videos taken using your iPhone, listen to music etc. on your TV. All you need is a Roku multimedia console, an iOS device and a Roku app installed on your smartphone or tablet. This application is available on the App Store and it has been updated recently with the ability to stream your favorite videos to the large TV screen.


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Google Play Books for iOS Updated with New Features



Google Play Books for iOS was updated yesterday to a version 1.6.0. Now one can highlight the text and take notes from the scanned files as well as rent books and read them in a sepia mode.


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Friday, August 9th, 2013. 19:46

Instagram for iOS Updated



Instagram for iOS was updated yesterday with the ability to share videos from the camera roll and automatically straighten the photos taken directly from the application. As to the full list of features, you can take a look at it below:


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WhatsApp Introduces Voice Messages



WhatsApp will get a Voice Messages feature. This is the official information from the application developers. On the video below you may see the instructions on how to send and receive the voice messages from your friends and acquaintances.


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Written by NickTarasenko

Thursday, August 8th, 2013. 1:09

Pebble Smartwatch App Got the Update



Pebble Smartwatch in an iOS application developed for... Pebble smartwatch. If you don’t know what’s this, I’ll try to explain. In short, this is a tiny smart gadget you wear on your wrist that is paired to your iPhone via Bluetooth. And here there’s an update for the app that controls this gadget.


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Written by NickTarasenko

Saturday, August 3rd, 2013. 13:32