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By Daniel Sadjadian | A fresh selection of the latest smartphone applications.

The 10 best video editing apps for mobile

Byline Craig GrannellThe 10 best video editing apps for mobileNo-one wants to watch that 30-minute video of your cat being mildly amusing, and even …

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Facebook Messenger Gets Reactions and Filters in Video Chat, New Assistant Suggestions

Facebook this week announced it has added several new features to video chatting in its Messenger app for iPhone and iPad.<p>In both one-on-one and group video chats, Messenger users can now add or use animated reactions, filters, effects, and new masks, while Facebook has added a conveniently placed …

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10 best transit apps for Android

Public transit is on the rise almost everywhere in the world. In the US alone, public transit is up 34% from 1995. Companies like Uber have revolutionized the space with more flexible (and dare we say, hip and cool) public transit options. Additionally, other companies like Citymapper have made …

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The best iOS 10 widgets for your iPhone or iPad

We’ve shown you all the great things iOS 10 has to offer, but one of the best features is the ability to add widgets. In iOS, widgets aren’t a …

iOS

Top 5 Paid iPhone & iPad Apps Gone Free For Today Only

1) SPEEDOMETER<p>SPEEDOMETER — Displays your current speed, average and top speed, traveled distance in KM and Miles, trip time and map and compass for …

Victim of a hate crime? Now there's an app for that

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you are the victim of a hate crime, what would you do? Who would you call? What are the laws in your city or state that could protect you?<p>Now there's a mobile app for that.<p>The Council on American-Islamic Relations launched a new civil rights app this week called "Making Democracy Work …

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TouchArcade iOS Gaming Roundup: Sega Forever, Death Road to Canada, Hearthstone, and More

This week in iOS gaming was dominated by a single thing: The unveiling of the "Sega Forever" program that Sega first started teasing around a month ago. The original announcement came with practically no details beyond Sega was doing something with its massive back catalog of games, which in turn …

Gaming

Game Day: Newton

Casual puzzle games that you can pick up and play for a few minutes are a great way to kill time when you’re bored. Since the earliest days of the App Store,1 games have taken advantage of the iPhone’s sensors to create puzzles with realistic physics. Newton, by Binary Games, is a fun and …

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Flow Free

• <b>By:</b> Big Duck Games LLC<p>Flow Free® is a simple yet addictive puzzle game.<p>Connect matching colors with pipe to create a Flow®. Pair all colors, and …

The Holo app is a tease of what's to come with AR on the iPhone

Get ready to fill the digital version of your world with lots of weird stuff<p>The most exciting thing about Apple’s recent announcement of iOS 11 at WWDC, to me, was ARKit. The idea that augmented reality is going to be baked into the mobile operating system means all sorts of weird stuff is on the …

Augmented Reality

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Sling TV brings Cloud DVR support to iOS with latest update

Sling TV has released an update to its iOS app today that brings its Cloud DVR feature to iPhone and iPad.<p>A couple of months ago Sling TV brought its Cloud DVR feature to Apple TV after previously bringing it to Android and Roku. Today’s update brings the add-on DVR feature to Apple’s mobile …

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Free web tool CleverPDF gives you all the PDF editing tools you need

<i>This post is brought to you by CleverPDF.</i><p>PDFs are pretty much a daily part of life for anyone who works at a computer. They’re the 8.5-by-11-inch sheet of digital documents. But like a sheet of paper, there’s not a whole lot you can do with a PDF besides signing it — unless you’ve got a special app.<p>…

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Ripplemaker brings modular synths to all skill levels with an iOS app

There are plenty of apps that can turn your phone or tablet into a synthesizer, but they tend to fall into two camps: they're either affordable and simple or pricey and robust. While that's sometimes due to the nature of the instruments they're replicating, it can frustrating if you want an app …

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IKEA Details Plans for Furniture Placement App Powered by Apple's ARKit

At WWDC this year, Apple senior vice president of software engineering Craig Federighi performed a demo of the company's new augmented reality platform, ARKit, while mentioning popular furniture company IKEA as an upcoming partner in the technology. Similarly, Apple CEO Tim Cook referenced an IKEA …

Augmented Reality

Outlook for Mac 2016 Gaining Delivery Notifications, Send Later Option, and More

Microsoft today announced that it's implementing several new features in Outlook for Mac, all of which have been highly requested by its Office 365 subscribers. Timed emails, delivery notifications, email templates, and more are being added to the Mac software.<p>With a new Send Later feature, Outlook …

Microsoft

Game Day: Framed 2

In 2014, Melbourne-based Loveshack released Framed, a comic book-style puzzle game that requires manipulation of panels to guide the main character through a noir spy story. The game struck a chord for its novel combination of puzzles, narrative, and hip, silhouetted spy style. This week, Loveshack …

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8 paid iPhone apps on sale for free right now

You’ve got one last batch of the day’s best paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free to enjoy before you pack things up for the weekend. TGIF! …

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Twitter Launches Redesigned UI Across iOS, Web, and Other Platforms

Announced in a blog post earlier today, Twitter has a major update to its iOS app and other platforms rolling out to all users starting today.<p>The new design is inspired by Twitter’s Android client – and while that detail scared me at first, using the updated iOS app for a few minutes allayed all my …

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NotePlan Calendar + Markdown + Notes Comes to iOS

When I first heard about NotePlan, I was intrigued. It was a Mac app that used a text format (Markdown) as a calendar-based system, a note for each day, allowing you to easily create tasks and take notes, then see it all in an organized calendar. NotePlan for iOS was released today, and it's enough …

Evernote

New 'Backup and Sync' Tool to Replace Google Drive Mac App

Google is readying a new Google Drive replacement backup tool that's intended to help users back up files located anywhere on their computer.<p>Called Backup and Sync, the new app will replace both the Google Drive client and the Google Photos Backup app, combining their sync features in a more …

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PDF Expert 2.2 for Mac

PDF Expert 2.2 for Mac is simply the best way to edit PDF text, images, links and outlines on your Mac. PDF Expert has received 4.5 out of 5 stars …

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iWork Updates Bring Professionally Drawn Artwork, New View Options, and More

Today Apple released updates for its entire iWork suite across iOS and macOS. Pages, Keynote, and Numbers each received several improvements, some of which are shared and others of which are unique to certain apps.<p>The most significant update found across all three apps is that over 500 …

iOS

Cross platform gameplay for Minecraft is coming to Nintendo Switch and iOS

Microsoft is making Minecraft playable across (almost) all platforms, so you can play on your Switch with your kids while they play on their iPad or …

Gaming

TouchArcade iOS Gaming Roundup: Monument Valley 2, Guardians of the Galaxy, ADA Winners, and More

This week in iOS gaming was a littler quieter than usual, likely due to two things: WWDC, obviously, causes most other people in the Apple universe to avoid the week as news from Apple dominates everything. Secondly, the surprise launch of <i>Monument Valley 2</i> likely had many iOS developers scrambling …

The best 8 apps for iPad Pro

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Here are the most well-designed apps of 2017, as picked by Apple

<b>SEE SLIDESHOW</b><p>Posted Jun 7, 2017 by Greg Kumparak<p>Each year since 1997, Apple has picked a handful of apps that it felt were amongst the best made on its platforms. The apps that best captured or represented the capabilities of a particular device (this year meaning an iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch …

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Microsoft's new Face Swap app: Now you can put your face anywhere

Developers at Microsoft Bing have created a face-swapping app for Android and iOS.<p>Microsoft has hopped on the face-swapping bandwagon with its own …

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WhatsApp embraces visuals with filters, albums, and reply shortcuts

The camera is the new keyboard, and WhatsApp refuses to be left behind. While its sister app Instagram dukes it out with Snapchat in the west, WhatsApp is popularizing visual communication around the world.<p>Today WhatsApp’s iOS app gets three new features, the company tells TechCrunch.<p><b>Filters</b> – …

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