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MacTrast Deals: Equil Smartpen 2 Digital & Ink Combo

Posted on 22/01/2015 by Chris Hauk

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While there are a number of note taking and drawing apps available for Windows, the Mac, and iOS and Android devices, many users just feel more comfortable jotting down ideas with pen and paper. Today’s MacTrast Deal offers the best of both worlds.

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Twitter Adds ‘While You Were Away’ Feature to iOS App

Posted on 22/01/2015 by Chris Hauk

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Twitter has added a new “While You Were Away” feature to their iOS app. The new feature updates users as to what has happened on Twitter since the last time they used the Twitter app, updating them about the posts of people they follow.

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Game Developer Nimblebit Previews Their Apple Watch Game

Posted on 22/01/2015 by Chris Hauk

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Although Apple has shared what their Message, Mail, and other apps will look like on the upcoming Apple Watch, we’ve yet to see much in the way of third party apps. Game developer NimbleBit changes that by giving us a peek at Letterpad, a game they’re developing for Apple’s new wearable device.

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BBC News iOS and Android Apps to Get Major Redesign

Posted on 21/01/2015 by Chris Hauk

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The free BBC News app for iOS and Android is getting its first major revamp since its 2010 launch. The new app will debut n the UK over the next few days, and will go global soon after.

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FiftyThree’s Pencil Stylus for the iPad Now Available in Apple Stores

Posted on 21/01/2015 by Chris Hauk

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FiftyThree today announced the availability of its popular Pencil stylus in Apple retail stores. While Apple recently began selling the stylus in its online store, this is the first official word on its availability in Apple’s physical retail locations.

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Apple Acquires Music Analytics Company Semetric

Posted on 21/01/2015 by Chris Hauk

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The Guardian reports that Apple has acquired British startup Semetric, the company behind the Musicmetric analytics tool. Apple is likely looking to make Musicmetric a part of its soon to be relaunched Beats Music streaming service.

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