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Video Selfie App Dubsmash Proves To Be A Smash Hit

When Dubsmash founders, Jonas Drüppel, Roland Grenke and Daniel Taschik, created a new mobile app that lets you record a video of yourself, synced to a preselected sound clip, such as a well-known quote from a movie, they had an inkling they were on to something. But, after failing to conquer the …

Apps

My Must-Have iPhone Apps, 2014 Edition – MacStories

<i>For the past four years, I’ve been running a series called My Must-Have Apps that, once a year, collects all the apps I find indispensable to get work done on my iPhone, iPad, and Mac. Considering changes to my daily life and workflow, this year only features my must-have iPad and iPhone apps.</i><p>The …

Duet Makes Your iPad A No-Compromise Display For Your Mac

iPad-as-secondary-display apps have been around almost as long as the iPad, but most who used them once have seldom used them since. These things mostly work over Wi-Fi, and work poorly over Wi-Fi at that, with unwatchable video performance, choppy animation and tons of lag, even in the best of …

Use these 2 apps to shoot gorgeous 4K videos with your iPhone 6

We’ve known for a while that the A8 chip inside Apple’s iPhone 6 includes support for 4K video, although the device’s default camera software doesn’t …

The Best Chat Apps for Your Smartphone

<b>Updated: August 1, 2014</b><p>We’ve known for sometime that SMS is becoming passe for many smartphone owners worldwide.<p>Sure, people still use it, but there are a slew of apps that go way beyond it, offering easy multimedia functions, group chats, video calls, gaming and much more. Beyond being SMS …

Paranoid Android 4.4 hits stable RC1 version - download away!

After a string of seven beta releases, the Paranoid Android team is now pushing out the first Release Candidate version of PA 4.4.<p>Paranoid Android has emerged as one of the most popular custom ROM options, bringing cool new features like Hover and Peek to a clean stock-like Android implementation. …

How the iPhone Activation Lock hack works

iPhone

Chance encounter in A Dark Room leads coders to pot of gold

The billion-dollar game dev trading post

David Helgason believes his Unity Asset Store has saved game developers a total of $1 billion in the last year.<p>The store allows game makers to share tools, editors, art, audio, anything really; sometimes for free and sometimes for a fee. "My calculation is that we unlocked a billion dollars worth …

The Right Way To Ask Users For iOS Permissions

<b>Editor’s Note</b>: <i>Brenden Mulligan</i> <i>is a co-founder and designer at</i> <i>Cluster</i><i>, a web and mobile app which enables users to create private social networks around interests and experiences. Brenden previously created and sold</i> <i>ArtistData</i> <i>and</i> <i>Onesheet</i><i>.</i><p>Cluster is the first native mobile app I’ve designed, and the …

Google Launches Photowall iOS And Android Apps For Beaming Collaborative Galleries To Chromecast

Google has launched a new iOS and Android app with Chromecast-specific features called Photowall. The app, as detailed by 9to5Mac, lets users send photos from their device to their Chromecast-connected TV, and works with either one iPhone user or a group on the same network. There are also photo …

December's Best Android Apps

With December 2013 now consigned to the history books, we thought we’d take a retrospective look at some of the more notable apps to hit our radar over the past month. So without further ado, here’s a quick snapshot of some of the best Android apps to hit Google Play in recent weeks.<p>VSCO<p>VSCO Cam is …

Google Hangouts for iOS can call US & Canada for free, receive Google Voice calls

The Google Hangouts app for iOS is getting a major update this evening that gives it all new calling features on Apple's mobile hardware. Users can call phone numbers directly from the app itself, with no charge for any calls to US & Canadian numbers (international calls work too, for a fee). If …

Seene Uses Computer Vision To Create Unique And Eerie 3D Images On iPhone

It’s not often that I use a new ‘photo capture’ app and impressed by it within seconds. It’s not that there’s not a lot of cool stuff being built out there, it’s just that the frontiers are getting closer and easier to predict.<p>That’s not true with Seene, an app by computer vision company Obvious …