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Splash Brush Colorbook app beats the mess of a real one

Splash Brush Colorbook is an educational coloring book app for pre-schoolers and Kindergarten kids that incorporates letters and numbers into the coloring. Each letter and number is linked with a visual representation, like A for ant, and it's up to the child to color in the entire page. Splash...

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Rediscover treasure hunting with Figibox

Figibox is a location based messaging app. A user goes to a location of their choosing and can drop a Figibox message that can include text and photos for another user to access. You can also locate other Figiboxes left by other users and open them on location like you would with a classic...

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Tremor aims to literally shake up your artistic abilities

Rebelling against the idea that perfectly straight lines are admirable in art, Tremor is an app for either artists or casual drawing enthusiasts that forces you to use jittery lines as your only tool. All the lines - there's five different possibilities - have a very slight squiggle to them and...

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TravelbyArt lets you discover the Paris of famous artists

TravelbyArt (free with one in-app purchase) is a unique iPhone app designed for seeing Paris through the eyes of some of the artists who worked there. The app contains detailed looks at the lives of Ernest Hemingway, Edith Piaf and Pablo Picasso during their years in Paris. You'll be led to...

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It's amazing what artists can do with an iPad and a stylus

Despite Steve Jobs' assertion at the launch of the iPad in 2010 that it was more of a "content consumption tool" than something that people would use to create content, exactly the opposite has been true. Musicians use iPads on stage for a variety of uses, writers have written books on the...

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This is the best and worst iPhone 6 concept ever

Everyone thinks they know what the next iPhone is going to look like. From supposedly leaked components, alleged case designs, and all manner of speculation from "insiders," there are a seemingly endless number of theories. And then there are the concept artists who dream up impossible designs...

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It's 'art' -- tortoises with back-mounted iPads

Only in Aspen, Colorado -- where many of the residents have much more money than common sense -- would you find this work of "art". It's three African Spurred Tortoises -- Big Bertha, Gracie Pink Star, and Whale Wanderer -- with iPads on their backs. A special mount holds two iPads on each...

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Pixels.com app augments reality to put artwork on your walls

If you have bare walls, the new Pixels.com app will change that -- for a moment, anyway. The official app of Pixels.com is first and foremost designed to get you to buy artwork for your living space, but its coolest feature -- an augmented reality tool that shows what various art would look like...

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FiftyThree's Pencil stylus now on sale in UK, France and Germany

FiftyThree, makers of the amazing Paper app for iPad as well as the accompanying, Bleutooth-enabled Pencil stylus, is now shipping Pencil in the UK, Germany and France. Pencil costs £50 for the Graphite version and £65 for the Walnut variety and are available to order from Amazon UK....

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iPad/iPhone artists: the Ten One Design Pogo Art Contest is back

Ten One Design is the company that pioneered the capacitive touch screen stylus, and to demonstrate just how artists use their Pogo, Pogo Sketch and Pogo Connect styluses to create amazing works, they've sponsored an annual art contest since 2009. Today the 6th Annual Pogo Art Contest starts...

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Daily App: Vango brings an art gallery to your iPhone and iPad

If you are looking for original artwork created by artists and not some off the shelf prints, then you should check out Vango, formerly ARTtwo50. The iPhone and iPad app allows you to browse and purchase artwork from independent artists who post their work for sale on the art network. Vango is...

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This stunning iPhone amplifier is as fragile as it is gorgeous

We all know the old "toss your iPhone in a mug" trick to making your smartphone's speaker output a bit more beefy, but if you're willing to spend some serious coin, Aric Snee might have what you're looking for. The talented designer has crafted an all-glass iPhone amplifier that not only gives...

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Waterlogue: Creating beautiful "watercolors" of your photographs

Since the App Store launched, one of the more busy categories has been Photo & Video apps. Many apps have provided filters to enhance or destroy our photographs, and some of those filters have tried to turn photos into what look like paintings or drawings. I say "tried" because most of those...

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Louvre HD: Tour the world's great art from your iOS device

Louvre HD (US$1.99) is a beautifully done app that takes you on a virtual tour of one of the greatest collections of paintings in the world. The app provides access to 2,300 paintings from the Louvre in Paris that can be viewed in very high resolution. Louvre HD itself isn't that large (only 76...

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5 amazing iPad paintings that we know are real

The internet just can't seem to come to a consensus on whether or not that ridiculously detailed iPad painting of Morgan Freeman was legit or not, but that's OK, because we have plenty of examples of jaw-dropping iPad art that we know for sure are real. How do we know? Well, we have full videos...

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