Periscope, Beast Towers, Whipclip and more apps to check out this weekend

Apps of the week

There just isn’t enough time in the day to play all the games and use all the apps that flow through the App Store like a river of chocolate. How is one person supposed to find the cream of the crop on his or her own?

Instead of trying to check out every single title that comes along, you should check out our list of apps and games that we think you would find useful and fun. We weed through the mound of junk to find the highlights for you.... Read the rest of this post here


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App Recap: notable discounts, updates and releases for March 27

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The App Recap is iDB’s daily roundup of notable news from the wonderful world of iOS software. Below you’ll find a list of discounts, updates and new releases we think are worth checking out. Today, we have a number of app and game deals to help you get your weekend started off right!... Read the rest of this post here


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Ditty: a third-party Facebook Messenger app that sings your chats

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It has only been a couple of days since Facebook announced that third-party app integration would be added to the social chat app. There are already dozens of GIF makers, custom avatar creators, and special sticker add-ons to bombard your friends and family with hilarity.

Ditty is a third-party Facebook Messenger app that turns what you write into music. Pick a song, type out your message, and watch it transform into a musical. The next time you want to cheer someone up, do it with a song set to your own, personalized lyrics.... Read the rest of this post here


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Favorite Contacts Launcher lets you call, message, or FaceTime anyone from Notification Center

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Favorite Contacts Launcher allows you to have instant access to your most used numbers. Once downloaded, this app will allow you to quickly call, text, or FaceTime anyone directly from Notification Center. The concept sounds extremely useful to non-jailbreakers, but does this launcher deliver?... Read the rest of this post here


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Vine’s six second slices of life get a big video quality bump

Artists and comedians have been doing some truly amazing things with Vine since it launched as a Twitter product two years ago, but those mesmerizing slices of life that eat up your day in six second increments have never really looked all that great. That's finally starting to change, according to a blog post by Vine API lead Mike Kaplinskiy -- you'll start seeing vines in 720p (up from the normal, eye-searing 480p) in the team's iOS and Android apps within the next few days, but some of them can already be spotted embedded around the web.

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Source: Official Vine blog

Vine upgrades video quality to 720p

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Vine, a service for sharing short 15-second looping clips, announced on Friday that it is finally upgrading video quality from a rather paltry 480p resolution to a more acceptable 720p.

“We’ve been working on technical upgrades that support Vines in higher quality,” the Twitter-owned company said. The 720p format offers a resolution of 1,280-by-720 pixels whereas the 480p standard tops out at 640-by-480 pixels.... Read the rest of this post here


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Meerkat 1.1 gains better search, in-app streaming alerts and other enhancements

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Meerkat, an app which kicked off the live broadcasting craze by letting you stream live video from your iPhone to all of your Twitter followers at once, has released its first major update since its App Store debut a little more than two weeks ago.

The app is now more stable and user friendly and comes with nearly a dozen improvements related to searching, following other people, getting notified about their activity, discovering new streams and more.... Read the rest of this post here


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Strategy and timing meet in action puzzler ULTRAFLOW

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ULTRAFLOW draws heavily from both the puzzle and action genres. Each level is essentially a two stage process. First, you have to figure out how to solve the puzzle. Then, you have to actually be able to do it. This creates a surprising amount of challenge in ULTRAFLOW, proving that it’s more than just a fun word to type.... Read the rest of this post here


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App Recap: notable discounts, updates and releases for March 26

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The App Recap is iDB’s daily roundup of notable news from the wonderful world of iOS software. Below you’ll find a list of discounts, updates and new releases we think are worth checking out. Today’s selections include awesome deals on Flic, Call of Duty: Strike Team and more.... Read the rest of this post here


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Tangent named Apple’s new Free App of the Week

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Tangent, an innovative iOS app by Pixite which lets you add geometric shapes, patterns, textures, frame overlays and other effects to your photos, has been named Apple’s new Free App of the Week in the ongoing App Store promotion which runs weekly.

Highlighted in the New & Noteworthy section in more than a hundred countries, Tangent was previously Editor’s Choice in the App Store and was on the App Store Best of 2013 charts.

Regularly a $1.99 value, Tangent is now available at no cost until next Thursday. With this app you’ll be well equipped to do some crazy edits to your photos so I’d grab Tangent immediately if I were you.... Read the rest of this post here


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