Tag: apps

Tracking Santa's journey on your favorite Apple device

Photo Credit: TORU YAMANAKA/AFP/Getty Images About now, the kids are probably bouncing off the walls in anticipation of the overnight visit by a bearded guy in a red suit -- AKA Santa Claus. Fortunately, there are a handful of free apps you can install and websites to visit so that the kids won...

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My favorite apps for 2014: Dave Caolo

Look at that, another 12 months are now behind us. We see a lot of apps here at TUAW, and I've narrowed things down to my favorites. Here are the apps I grew to love in 2014. Todoist (Free with a pro option for $29/year). Earlier this year, Jordan Cooper gave me a hard time for switching to-do...

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My favorite apps of 2014: Steve Sande

Another year, another bumper crop of new and innovative apps. Apple bloggers have a bad tendency to load a lot of apps for review purposes, then dump them almost immediately. So what has stayed on my iPhone, iPad and Macs this year? Here's my list of my favorite new apps for 2014. Workflow ($2.99) ...

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Ticketmaster joins Apple Pay party with updated iOS app

Not one to be left out of a big event, Ticketmaster decided it was time to join in on the Apple Pay movement and has updated its app accordingly. The new feature allows for one-touch ordering and confirmation via Touch ID, and can automatically toss your digital tickets into your iOS Passbook in ...

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The crapification of great iOS apps

I love physics-based games, and Fish Out Of Water by Halfbrick Studios is one of the best. Well, I should say it was one of the best, and for well over a year it brought a smile to my face on a daily basis. Today, it's simply not the same game it was, and despite having paid a buck for it shortly ...

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Hal Leonard PlayAlong has wealth of interactive sheet music

Hal Leonard PlayAlong is an interactive sheet music app that provides powerful tools for learning, playing and recording a wide variety of music. Everything from Adele to Frank Sinatra to the Frozen soundtrack is available in the integrated Sheet Music Direct store. Plus, once you have your music...

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SwiftKey gets into the holiday spirit with a free new theme

By now you should have completely abandoned the iOS default keyboard in favor of one of the many fantastic third-party options available -- if you haven't, what is wrong with you? -- and if SwiftKey is your weapon of choice you'll find that an app update today has added a good bit of holiday cheer...

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Algoriddim releases djay Pro for the Mac with Spotify Integration

Just in time for non-stop holiday parties, last minute mix-tapes for your friends and family or an always appreciated compilation of road-trip standards, the world's best-selling DJ app just got a whole lot better. Algoriddim, creators of the Apple Design Award-winning app djay, today released dj...

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This stunning 4K video was captured with an iPhone 6

The iPhone 6 twins are 4K capable, but so far the apps that claim to record video in such an ultra-sharp resolution have fallen a bit short of perfection. This clip, captured with the ProCam 2 app and a steady hand, is the best iPhone 6 4K video we've seen yet, and it's sitting on YouTube for you ...

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See what's 'round you with RoundMe

Anyone who knows me understands that I live with an all-consuming travel lust. There's nothing I like more than going out to see what else is in the world. It's a prohibitively expensive fascination, so I'm often forced to accept compromises. RoundMe for iPhone (free) is so lovely in its executi...

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Finally, an app to keep friends from wanting to hang out with you

Do you have too many friends? Do you absolutely hate when someone wants to hang out with you? Are you the kind of person who is far too important to field a text from each individual friend and would simply like to put a big "Do Not Disturb" sign on your life? Well get excited, because your new fa...

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Play TuneXeso to test how acquainted you are with music

TuneXeso is a music matching game that lets you pick any artist on iTunes, hear samples of the songs, then try to match them with the duplicate sample using your memory as you flick through the unlabeled collection. With the 16 songs the app presents, you have to make eight pairs. It's all about ...

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Rejoice! Papers, Please will get pixelated nudity after all

Papers, Please -- the hit PC game that launched on iPad today sans the not-at-all graphic nudity of the original game -- will be getting a patch to restore the low-res boobs and butts to their former glory. Developer Lucas Pope has announced that Apple contacted him and explained that the original...

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Nazi tracker app coming soon to a German iPhone near you

At a time when ultra-nationalist rallies are becoming a weekly occurrence in the German capital of Berlin, activists are turning to apps to help track the extremist movement and ensure it doesn't evolve into something more dangerous, RT reports. The app, which is named "Berlin Gegen Nazis" (Berlin...

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Apple rejected one of the best games of the year over pixelated nudity

If you've ever played the fantastic Windows or Mac versions of Papers, Please you already know how fantastic of a fit it will be on iPad when it launches on Friday. The game -- referred to as a "dystopian document thriller" by its creator -- tasks you with screening immigrants at the border of a w...

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