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Daily App: Cinefy brings Hollywood-style FX to your iPhone or iPad at a cost

Cinefy - Special FX Studio promises to deliver over 100 Hollywood caliber special effects and animations to your iPhone. The app is easy to use, but it is crippled by in-app purchases that take the fun out of movie-making. Cinefy is very easy use, allowing you to pull a video from your camera...

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A roundup of last week's app reviews on TUAW

Last week was a busy one for app news and announcements, giving your favorite TUAW writers a chance to post some great reviews of the apps that grace their home screens. Here's a quick roundup of our recent reviews -- and a few app roundups -- you may have missed: Daily App: Skylit shows sunset...

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Daily App: 15 Coins challenges you to collect coins while being chased by clones

Thanks in part to the success of Flappy Bird, minimal arcade games with high difficulty are all the rage right now. One new addition to this category of games is 15 Coins from Engaging Games. You guide a ship in space, collecting coins and avoiding collisions with clones of your ship. The game...

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Daily App: Rormix brings indie music videos to your iPhone and iPad

Aspiring musicians have several ways to promote their music. One tool new to the scene is Rormix, which focuses not on music but on music videos. The app recently received a major overhaul making it easier to find new artists that match your taste in music. Rormix's biggest change is a new music...

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Daily App: PiggyBot is a colorful allowance tracker for both parents and kids

PiggyBot is a new allowance app from BancVue that landed in the iOS App Store earlier this month. Unlike other piggy banks that track real money in your child's physical piggy bank, PiggyBot is a ledger sheet that tracks virtual money. The virtual currency of PiggyBot is wonderful for busy...

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Weekend App: Doughbot brings you to donuts when you need them most

Doughbot is a clever new app with a singular purpose in mind -- to get you donuts when you need them the most. The app uses your location and displays the nearest donut shops either in a list or on a map. The app pulls its donut shop listings using data from Yelp, Yahoo and Instagram, providing...

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Daily App: Ready to Go misses the mark as a manager for those last minute tasks

Ready to Go from AppBit has an interesting premise -- rather than a to-do list for everything you need to do in a day, the app focuses on those routine household tasks you must do every time you are "ready to go" somewhere. It's perfect for folks like me who rush out the door and forget something...

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Daily App: Miximal teaches children basic sounds by letting them dial in animals

Miximal is a clever learning app from Yatatoy that teaches young children about sounds and syllables. The app uses simple, but adorable animated animal graphics to represent sounds in a flip book-style approach to learning. The app includes a spinner wheel that allows kids to dial in three images...

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Daily App: PicFlow allows you to quickly combines photos and music into a stunning slideshow

Took a bunch of photos and want to make them into a slideshow instead of a static collage? Then you should check out PicFlow from Red Cactus. The slideshow maker is easy to use and doesn't require you to sign up for a service just to add some flair to your photos. PicFlow walks you through the...

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A roundup of last week's app reviews on TUAW

Last week was a busy one for app news and announcements, giving your favorite TUAW writers a chance to post some great reviews of the apps that grace their home screens. Here's a quick roundup of our recent reviews -- and a few app roundups -- you may have missed: Handy Photo Free is a capable...

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Daily App: DragonVale lets you breed Dragons and build elaborate parks

DragonVale from BackFlip Studios debuted in 2011 and has continued to improve over time. The games lets you raise a farm of dragons, with Farmville-style rules. DragonVale is all about dragons letting you hatch new dragons, breed dragons to get different breeds and acquire seasonal dragons that...

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Daily App: Jump and Chump your way to leaderboard stardom in Jump! Chump!

Jump! Chump! is a simple game with challenging yet addictive mechanics a la Flappy Bird. As listed in its app description, the game has three features which are Jumping, Chumping and online leaderboards. You play the game with two block characters with one seated at the top half of the screen and...

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Daily App: Word Forward mixes Scrabble-like gameplay with brain-busting strategy

Word Forward is a clever word puzzle game developed by Shane McCafferty and published by AppyNation. The app has a hint of Scrabble, but adds new twist to the word spelling game. Word Forward challenges you to clear a 5 x 5 board of letter tiles by spelling words. Each letter is worth a specific...

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Daily App: RepeaterBook is a repeater guide for amateur radio enthusiasts

Little known fact about me -- I am an amateur radio operator and have been dabbling in radio technology for about a decade now. I picked up the hobby when I lived in a rural part of Vermont with no cellular service. The only way to communicate over any distance was via ham radio using the local...

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Daily App: Image Resize easily scales down your iPhone photos

Image Resize from Jason Pan is a useful iOS utility that allows you to quickly and easily resize an image captured with your iPhone's camera. I use the app to prepare images for blog posts on my family blog. Instead of relying on Wordpress to resize the images to correct dimensions, I prefer to do...

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