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Apple Hits 45 Billion Download Milestone in the App Store – Over $9 Billion Paid Out To Developers!

Posted on 24/04/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Apple offered a progress report yesterday on the state of the App Store – and to say that Apple’s app market delivered impressive results would be quite the understatement. According to Apple, the App Store has now seen over 45 billion total app downloads – that’s over 700 million app downloads per day, and over 800 downloads every single second.


Review: InPaint – An Intuitive Photo Editor for Mac

Posted on 24/04/2013 by C. Marie Johnson


Everyone is a photographer, with their smart phones and digital cameras, even music players and tablets take pictures nowadays – so it’s no wonder that there is a new craze surrounding photo apps that allow for the most basic options, like cropping, all the way to complex options like the removal of imperfections, or even people. Inpaint Pro is a desktop application that allows users to transform imperfect photos into perfection.


Apple Now Limits Certain Characters In App Descriptions

Posted on 23/04/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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In what is seemingly a very recent change, Apple is now limiting the types of characters developers can include in their app descriptions on the App Store. Banned characters include emojis, checkmarks and speech bubbles.


Yahoo News App Updated With Summly Integration

Posted on 22/04/2013 by Henry Taylor-Gill


You might have seen that Yahoo spent millions to buy the app of English teenager Nick D’Aloisio, Summly. The two have now been combined in the latest Yahoo News app update, which also includes redesigned article pages and personalized stories.


Go Green: 6 Environmentally Responsible iOS Apps for Earth Day

Posted on 22/04/2013 by Chris Hauk


Earth Day is observed on April 22 each year and is now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network, and is celebrated in more than 192 countries every year. These apps will help you live a more environmentally responsible way of life, and you just may learn something too.


Evernote Updates Skitch for Mac and iOS With PDF Annotations, Stamps, and More

Posted on 19/04/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Evernote has released a significant update for both the Mac and iOS versions of Skitch – a popular image annotation app which they purchased late last year. The update adds a number of new features, including support for PDF annotation, and a new Stamps feature, allowing users to add one-word reactions to images and notes, such as “Yes!,” “No!,” and “Tell me more”.


#Friday5 – 5 Copies of Words for Mac to Give Away + a $20 iTunes Voucher!

Posted on 19/04/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler


We’ve gotten our hands on 5 copies of Words for Mac to give away – the ultimate “read later” client for OS X, complete with a beautiful minimal interface, and support for Instapaper, Pocket, and Readability! Words would normally set you back $5.99, but we’re giving away 5 copies today for free!


Twitter Officially Launches New Music Service for iPhone and Web

Posted on 18/04/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler


Right in line with reports from earlier this week, Twitter this morning officially launched their new #Music service, along with a free iPhone app and web interface. The new service integrated with iTunes, Spotify, and Rdio, and recommends music based on Twitter friends, as well as accounts that you follow in your time line.


Redesigned LinkedIn App Released For iPhone

Posted on 18/04/2013 by Henry Taylor-Gill

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Version 6.0 of LinkedIn’s iPhone app was released today, featuring a brand new design, as well as personalized navigation and interaction throughout the app. Images are bigger, everything flows better – it’s a significant update.


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