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Twitter’s Vine: AnimationGram

Twitter’s Vine: AnimationGram
While there have been many different apps that have tried to be what Instagram is to photos but for videos, this new one is backed by Twitter, making it immediately interesting to the Twitterati. Sharing and recording looping vids is nothing new, but the constraints and functions make Vine, which is still a bit buggy, cool to use.

Over iOS App: Make Your Snapshots Typographically Beautiful

Over iOS App: Make Your Snapshots Typographically Beautiful
There are plenty of reasons why you might want to add text to images. Since people are using their smartphones as their point-and-shoot cameras these days, it makes sense to have a way to add typography to the snapshots you take with your phone too.

ReelSonar Helps You Catch Fish with Your Smartphone

ReelSonar Helps You Catch Fish with Your Smartphone
If you’re the outdoorsy type who likes to fish, a new project is up on Indiegogo that will help you improve your catch. The project is called ReelSonar and it’s a high-tech fishing bobber. It looks pretty much like a normal fishing bobber except it has sonar technology inside, and can communicate with your smartphone.

Drinking Mirror Shows You One Reason Why You Should Drink in Moderation

Drinking Mirror Shows You One Reason Why You Should Drink in Moderation
They all tell you to live life to the fullest and party while you’re young, but they left out the part where you’ll have to deal with the consequences of it all when you’re older. You probably already know that alcohol isn’t very good for your health.

Beard My Baby 2.0 App: Because Every Baby Needs a Beard

Beard My Baby 2.0 App: Because Every Baby Needs a Beard
So not every baby needs to look like ZZ Top, but it’s fun to see them plastered with a huge beard on their faces. Not with a real mustache, of course, because they’ll probably tug at it with a vengeance, but with a virtual mustache added digitally to their photos using the soon-to-be-released Beard My Baby 2.0 app.

HabitRPG Helps You Level up IRL

HabitRPG Helps You Level up IRL
Can’t kick a habit (or form a new one) to save your life? Then maybe you’ll be able to do better if you take a different approach. You know how pre-school teachers and parents always use games to teach toddlers the alphabet and how to count and all that?

Auxo App Switcher Will Make You Want to Jailbreak Your iOS Device

Auxo App Switcher Will Make You Want to Jailbreak Your iOS Device
Even though iOS has gone through six major revisions, multitasking remains one of the weakest facets of Apple’s mobile devices. A clever designer has set out to change all that and designed an app switcher that is still simple and easy to use but is far more useful than Apple’s approach.

WhatsApp Messenger: Now Free for iOS

WhatsApp Messenger: Now Free for iOS
WhatsApp is arguably one of the most popular cross-platform messenger apps available out there. Though until now, WhatsApp hasn’t been free on iOS. You had to shell out $0.99 to get it on your iPhone. Well, for a limited time, WhatsApp is free.

Problem Posture? There’s an App for That!

Problem Posture? There’s an App for That!
I remember a stage in my life where almost everyone around me constantly berated me for my bad posture. However, I wouldn’t exactly call it ‘bad’ – more like ‘comfortable.’ If you’re encountering a similar problem with your own posture or with someone you know, then you’ll be happy to know that technology is making it easier to sit properly with LUMO.

Mailbox: One Mobile Mail App to Rule Them All?

Mailbox: One Mobile Mail App to Rule Them All?
Unlike Mr. Technabob and his hundreds of emails a day, I don’t receive that many messages and use Inbox Zero to manage messages, I can check my email only a couple of times a day and still empty it out completely.

Comcast Xfinity TV Player App Allows Subscribers to Watch Shows Offline

Comcast Xfinity TV Player App Allows Subscribers to Watch Shows Offline
If you’re a customer of cable provider Comcast, a new app update is available for you on Apple and Android devices. The app is the Xfinity TV Player App and it will allow you to download TV shows and movies directly to your mobile device to play offline and on the go.

1 Second Everyday App: So You Can Watch 10 Years of Your Life in an Hour

1 Second Everyday App: So You Can Watch 10 Years of Your Life in an Hour
How much can you capture in one second? I used to think you wouldn’t be able to get much from just one second, but it turns out that instant might be all you need to sum up your day.

Mr. Ghost EMF Detector Lets You Go on a Ghost Hunt with Your iPhone

Mr. Ghost EMF Detector Lets You Go on a Ghost Hunt with Your iPhone
Depending on the accessory, you can transform your iPhone into a video game console, a bottle opener, a wallet, a pepper spray, and now a ghost detector. Yes, all of these accessories except for the latter function are already available in the market today. 

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary with iOS Game

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary with iOS Game
Feel like going back in time to go back in time even further? Rockstar Games has announced the availability of Grand Theft Auto: Vice City 10th Anniversary Edition. The game is available right now for select iOS devices including the iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch.

Rhapsody Launches SongMatch Android Music Identification App

Rhapsody Launches SongMatch Android Music Identification App
Recently I picked up a shiny new iPhone 5 and handed down my old Android smartphone to my daughter. She’s too young to really need a smartphone, but it’s nice to be able to know where she is in the neighborhood anytime.

Overlayer Adds a Little Bit of Silly and a Whole Lot of Crazy to Your Pics

Overlayer Adds a Little Bit of Silly and a Whole Lot of Crazy to Your Pics
You don’t have to be a whiz at Photoshop to edit your photos to turn them into hilariously kooky images for your entertainment – because now there’s a site for that. It’s called Overlayer and it’s a pretty appropriate name once you see what it can do.