Back in the days before RunKeeper and GPS watches, my jogs were a beautifully simple thing: I strapped on an iPod Shuffle loaded with a strong mix of Britney and Eminem, and vanished into my own little world for an hour. A couple years later, I transitioned to Spotify and never really looked back. But running with an armband and a 5-inch phone never felt quite the same, and clearly other people agree. That's why I'm absurdly happy that Pebble, a small Canadian company that makes wearables, is making a Shuffle-sized device that clips on to your shorts, plays your Spotify playlists, and tracks runs. DON'T MISS: iPhones will finally get the OLED screens they deserve The Core is a $70 device about the same size as an old Shuffle, complete with a little clip. It allows you to store Spotify playlists on the 4GB of built-in storage, or stream them over a 3G connection. It also has built-in GPS and integration with popular apps like RunKeeper and Strava, so you can track your workouts. Finally, it builds in an emergency SOS button using that cellular radio, so you still have the comfort value of not being completely cut off from the world in an emergency. It feels like someone's sat down, thought about what my ideal device would be to take running or biking, and then built that. It's a stripped-down machine for people who just want to know how far they've run, and listen to music along the way. My only concern is the controls: Core only has two buttons, so you'll really need to pair it to a Pebble smartwatch over Bluetooth to make the most of it. Pebble actually has other plans for the Core beyond just workouts. As Pebble points out, Core is really just a tiny Android 5.0-powered computer, complete with a full suite of sensors like GPS and microphones, and Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and cellular connectivity. Pebble is making the device completely open to hackers, so you can expect a bunch of Core-powered lifehacks coming soon. Alongside the Core, Pebble also revamped its line of smartwatches with a new focus on fitness. The Pebble 2 is a $100 smartwatch that looks a lot like the original Pebble, but with the notable addition of built-in heartrate tracking. The Pebble Time 2 is an update to last summer's Pebble Time Steel, with a color e-ink display and heart-rate monitoring again. Overall, the smartwatch updates stick to Pebble's core philosophy of the simpler, the better. Pebble watches have buttons instead of touchscreens, and week-long battery life rather than 24 hours. They're meant to be smartwatches for people who mostly want a watch, only with this update, they're now also cheap and powerful fitness trackers. All three devices are up for pre-order on Kickstarter right now, Pebble's tried-and-tested method of selling products. The Core is $69 with delivery in January next year, Pebble 2 is $99 in September this year, while the Pebble Time 2 is $169, delivery November 2016.
An app that grabs still photos from your videos... an app that will help you manage your finances... an app that will block every mention of Donald Trump from your phone... all this and more can be found in today's list of paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free. And if the 12 apps we've dug up for you today aren't enough, be sure to check out the remaining sales in yesterday's post . HUGE LEAK: This is our first look at a real iPhone 7 These are paid iPhone and iPad apps that have been made available for free for a limited time by their developers. There is no way to tell how long they will be free. These sales could end an hour from now or a week from now — obviously, the only thing we can guarantee is that they were free at the time this post was written. If you click on a link and see a price listed next to an app instead of the word “get,” it is no longer free. The sale has ended. If you download the app, you will be charged. Video to Photo Grabber Normally $1.99. Video to Photo Grabber is an easy way to extract high quality photos from recorded videos on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Videos can be loaded directly from Camera Roll to the Video to Photo Grabber app, then you can inspect the video frame by frame and pick up the one you like to save as still image. The photo will be saved at the same resolution as the source video. For iPhone5, iPhone 4S, the new iPad,iPad mini, the still frame photo has a resolution of 1920x1080, just like a 200M pixels digital camera. Features: *Very Easy to use Just select the video file you want to extract, then browse the video frame by frame by swiping the film. Tap to capture the great moment and save a still photo. *Fast locate the frame You can play the video, pause, fast forward and backward to easily locate the frame you want to save as photo. *Built-in photo editor with powerful photo editing functions How can the App help? * The photo & video modes switching could be cumbersome. With the Video to Photo Grabber App, you can simply choose to take a video when you hesitate which to choose. As Video to Photo can help you easily extract any static photos or images from the video. * The traditional point-and-shoot way could be too slow sometimes. Video to Photo helps you take better pictures of fast moving objects (cars, sports, dance , exciting baby and so on). With Video to Photo Grabber app you can take up to 1,800 pictures a minute, you will certainly have a better chance of getting excellent candidate shoots than you would with the regular iPhone camera. * Recover Photos from Recorded Videos Sometimes you want to take a photo, but you may have been forgetful and leave your iPhone cameras set to video. Video to Photo Grabber app helps you recover photos from the recorded videos. * Extract the Best Photos from Videos You can browse the video frame by frame to get the best scenery and the exact moment you need. You can extract up to 30 different pictures of a one second video recorded with your iPhone or iPad and save them as 1080p full HD pictures. * Taking a great photo of yourself If you use the front camera for easier use, you will find it is difficult to get the right angle, what's worse you have no way to take full body pictures without help, let alone taking photos with your family or friends. With Video to Photo Grabber App, you can prop your iPhone up, shoot a video of yourself and your family or friends. You can export any photo suits you best afterwards. * Powerful Photo Editing Features Before saving the images, you have the opportunity to edit them. For example, you can crop the image, add text to image, add stickers to image, rotate/flip image, etc. There a plenty of other enhancements and effects you can easily touch to apply. You can also adjust image brightness, contrast, saturation, sharpness to output high quality images. * Easy Photo Sharing Features You can export images to Camera Roll, email the photos, share via iTunes File-Sharing, print them out, open in with other apps, etc. Download Video to Photo Grabber Lock Notes Pro Normally $2.99. A SINGLE PURCHASE COVERS ALL YOUR IPHONE AND IPAD DEVICES. FINALLY AN APP FOR ALL YOUR PRIVATE NOTES! Keep your most valuable, private, and secret notes away from prying eyes. Keep them all totally secret and safe. Store passwords, secrets, contacts or just keep your diary private. KEY FEATURES: • Use Touch ID or passcode to safely lock access to your private notes. • Set a security question and answer in case you forget your passcode. • Safely Backup your valuable notes to iCloud. • Quickly Sync notes between iPhone & iPad with iCloud. • Sort notes list by name, date or manual. • Select notes font style and size. • Insert images & photos into notes. • Print your notes. • Send notes via text message or email. • Save notes to Camera Roll. • Support for Emoji Emoticons. Download Lock Notes Pro Trump Trump Normally $0.99. Enjoy Trump-free web browsing. Trump Trump is a content blocker that filters out links, websites and photos that contain the word Trump. Instantly vanish Trump-related content from the web. Trump Trump integrates directly into Safari, so you do not need to change anything about the way you browse the web. Simply enable Trump Trump and you will see how photos, images and links related to the Trump keyword disappear. Trump Trump also blocks website URLs that contain the Trump keywords, so if you accidentally follow a link to one of these sites, you will only see a blank page. In addition to working in Safari, Trump Trump also works in certain apps that use Safari Webkit for web browsing. Trump Trump does NOT work in apps such as Facebook for iOS or Twitter for iOS. However, it will work if you access these services via the Safari web browser. LIMITATIONS: Trump Trump is intended for entertainment purposes only. It has been tested on a large number of websites. It will dramatically reduce your exposure to Trump-related content. However, it cannot block 100% of the Trump content on 100% of the websites. It may also affect the display of some web content that may mistakenly identify as Trump-related. DISCLAIMER: Reference to any celebrity, person, product, name or trademark is for descriptive purposes only and does not constitute or imply sponsorship or endorsement. Download Trump Trump Coyn Normally $0.99. Coyn — Simple, Secure, and Stylish way to manage your cash balance. Introducing new feature: Coyn Share. • Manage your money like it’s no one else’s business. • A brand new experience to manage your daily expenses. • Be the only one who tracks your cash expenditures and earnings. • Traveling a lot? No problem! use Coyn to track all your cash expenditures and focus on your adventures! • Never lose track of where and how you spent your cash. • Improve your financial wellness by defining budget and meeting the goals. - Introducing Coyn Share, now you can share your expenses with anyone. - Premium users to have Unlimited Accounts to manage their cash balance. - 3D Touch feature allowing users to add expense/ earning quickly and also see the balance instantly. - Premium users can see their expense and income balance for each accounts using the 3D Touch features. - Secure your Coyn using your finger print. Use Coyn Share to: - Manage expenses from your road trip with friends - Report your business expenditures to your boss - Pay your electricity/ rent to your roommate - Split bills at the restaurant - or simply pay your friend for that cold beer! -"Keep your cash and your Coyn in your pocket." Simplicity: Coyn is all about efficiency. We spent days and nights testing the usability of Coyn so that you can experience the most unique user-interface and enjoy managing your cash. Simply swipe up to add expenses and swipe down to add income! Privacy: Coyn respects your privacy and will never allow your data to be posted to any websites, bank accounts, or cloud services. We don't require you to log in or add your bank accounts. With Coyn you can focus on saving money and being on top of your cash expenditures and earnings and stop worrying about privacy and accounts FOREVER! Personalize: You can customize all categories and set target budget to make sure you are on top of your financials. Coyn is the most powerful tool for anyone who uses cash for daily expenses or even have cash incomes (gift cards, pocket money, etc.) it will help you track your cash activities and keep the records only to yourself. If you travel with cash or want to track business vs. personal expenses Coyn would be your best friend! Download Coyn IQ Test Normally $2.99. IQ Test With solutions! Available for iPad and iPhone. 2 Tests +39 Questions Mensa iq test. +33 Questions European iq test. With solutions! An intelligence quotient (IQ) is a score derived from one of several standardized tests designed to assess intelligence. The abbreviation "IQ" comes from the German term Intelligenz-Quotient, originally coined by psychologist William Stern. Try it. NOTE: This test is intended for entertainment purposes only. Download IQ Test Skycatch COMMANDER Normally $3.99. Download the Skycatch COMMANDER iOS app to transform your DJI drone into a professional mapping tool. Easily create high resolution 2D maps & 3D models. Fully compatible with: DJI Phantom 3 (Advanced, Pro), Phantom 4, Inspire 1, and Inspire 1 Pro . Use your iPhone 5 and newer, and all sizes of iPad. Safely fly your mission with just a few taps — no professional experience required. Skycatch COMMANDER activates your DJI drone for automatic take-off, flight, image capture and landing. Upload your images to the cloud for processing into 2D & 3D models, which can easily be viewed, analyzed, and shared using the Skycatch Dashboard. For over three years our customers in construction, mining, utilities, and energy have used aerial data daily to save time, money, and reduce costs and common oversight. Now you can too. >>> "Using Skycatch tools helps increase field productivity related to material staging and site logistics by up to 3 hours per week.” — Scott W, DPR Construction Use this app for a wide range of jobs: - Surveying and volume measurements. - Track progress on a job site. - Make better logistics plans with an aerial map. How Skycatch COMMANDER works: - Outline the area you want to map and let COMMANDER take care of the rest (altitude, airspeed, waypoints, routing, image overlap). - Autonomously takeoff, fly, and land; upload images to the cloud where Skycatch processes the data for you. - Post-flight — view, analyze, and share your data in the Skycatch Dashboard: share annotations, overlay BIM & CAD files, and more. Key features: - Guidance provided in-app at every step — no professional experience required. - Quick flight execution: outline the area to be mapped, upload the mission to the drone, monitor its progress. - You set the output resolution — the app calculates waypoints, altitude, speed, and overlap automatically. - Flight direction control: modify the direction/heading of flight path; use this to set the direction of flight relative to wind, terrain, obstacles! - Multi-flight missions — plan the entire area once. After battery swap, tap Continue to pick up right where you left off. - Live video feed – see live video feed from the drone's camera. - Summary flight stats – keep track of your work with shareable total stats on number flights, flight time, acres mapped, and number of photos captured. Share with clients and teammates via social media and email. - Automated map processing in the cloud. - Access completed maps directly from your iPhone and iPad. - Save mission plans and avoid re-planning — perfect for multiple sites and recurring data capture. Skycatch gives you the power to capture aerial data and create actionable intelligence to help people operate faster, safer, and smarter than ever before. Download Skycatch COMMANDER Real Metronome Pro Normally $1.99. ▼ Improve your sense of rhythm ! ▼ Brand new metronome - very simple and pleasant to use. It includes two types of metronomes: classical and digital. ◆◆◆ Main features ◆◆◆ ◉ Real pendulum animation ◉ Ergonomic touch interface ◉ All popular time signatures ◉ Awesome pulsating animation ◉ 9 different sound sets ◉ High accuracy Download Real Metronome Pro Air-Photos Normally $1.99. Air-Photos is a wifi photo Viewer lets you direct view your photos from your computer without sync. Do you think that is very troublesome to import photos from your computer,especially when you have to keep updating photos? Is it not enough memory to hold your thousands of photos? Wish to direct view photos form your computer without synchronization? And it is also a photo sharing app ,let you share photo to others over wifi. The features : 1.View photos on you pc without sync over wifi. 2.Slideshow,Browse thumbnails,Zoom Photo ,Drag to view next. 3.Support Ram Image (.NEF .RC2) 4.Download photos from pc,view photos offline. 5.Share photos as a website.That you can access you photos over web browser. 6.Share photo to another device as a AirPhotoServer.That others can use Air-Photos to access your photos. 7.Automatically discover available servers on the network. 8.support set password for each image folder 9.support save photo to camera roll 10.support share camera roll 11.support air-Print ,twitter photo 12.support web upload 13.Support new iPad. 14.Support iPhone5 15.Suport External Display(Airplay Mirroring) 16.This version has a ad bar. Instructions for use : AirPhotoServer on your PC computer: 1.Go to Http://www.airphotohd.com(or Http://download.airphotohd.com) download and install AirPhotoServer on your computer 2.Start the AirPhotoServer 3.Tap Image Folders and select the Photo folders which you want to browse Air-Photos on you mobile device: 1. Download this application to mobile device 2. Ensure that your mobile device and your computer in the same wifi network 3. Start the Air-Photos and start browsing Download Air-Photos SlideSync Normally $1.99. SlideSync lets you present, record, take notes, and share documents across iOS devices without the need of any internet connection. NOTE: SlideSync currently only supports PDF documents Simply just open the same documents on multiple iOS devices, and watch the magic happen. No connection, no pairing, it's almost like wizardry! SlideSync is for everyone. Whether you give presentations at conferences regularly; review documents with clients; or enjoy reading storybooks to your kids, SlideSync is for you! *Even though we require Location Services for the sync to work, we do not actually use or track your location. So start syncing! SlideSync Features: - No Internet? No Problem! Sync slides without any connection - One-to-many slide syncing - we don't know how many yet, but it's big! - Dropbox and Google Drive integration for easy file downloading - Record a presentation and watch it later - Take and review quick notes - Share files between iOS devices with AirDrop (again, no Internet needed) - Collision detection for multiple people presenting the same file simultaneously - 16 Channels for avoiding collisions. - Bilingual: Currently supports English and Chinese. More to come. Download SlideSync Color Bills Normally $0.99. You can keep a bill in 10 seconds by using this app. This app is designed for keeping daily bills,it's different from traditional financial app: 1.It only focus on recording consumption, no other useless features, and no advertising; 2.It does not use the network or send data to the server, it mostly protects the user's privacy; 3.It runs fast,and user hardly feel any delay. However, the biggest feature of this app is simple: 1.It has a simple interface and calendar-style data and global charts; 2.It has no complex types like other traditional accounting app,but only the color type, user can define their own types for colors, such as green for food consumption, and blue represents traffic consumption and so on; 3.It has a convenient feature is the input,It not only can automatically calculate the number or expression, but also can define user's input keyboard. Details: 1.You can view the consumption recorded in weeks, months or years; 2.In the home page,"Daily" is average consumption in the last 10 days,and "Weekly" is average consumption in the last 6 weeks,and "Monthly" is average consumption in the last 4 months,and "Yearly" is average consumption in the last 3 years; 3.If the day(week/month/year) consumption over 100%(75%/50%/25%) of the average consumption,it will be warned by red text color; 4.Tap "%" button in chart can watch the proportion of consumption trends in each colors; 5.You can send the bills by email in chart view; 6.You can split the bill by using newline while editting; 7.You can ues "*","X" or "x" for multiplication symbol, for example: "2*(3+4)" is equals to "2x(3+4)" and "2(3+4)"; 8.The result of expression will appear in the bottom right corner, you can tap it to replace the expression; 9.The numbers and expression will be accumulated in one bill, for example: "apple 10, banana 2x2",the result is 14; 10.The wrong expression can not be accumulated; 11.The numbers after symbol "#" can not be accumulated in one line, for example: "apple 15 #123",the result is 15, "123" is not accumulated; 12.Tap the color number in the home page will add a bill in the same color; 13.When editting the bill,the color of consumption value and "save" button is the type color, and it can be changed. 14.The button "Left" and "Right" in the app can be instead of swipe gesture; 15.The search results display 200 bills at most,but it does not affect the statistics; 16.If you only input space into the search box, it will search all the bills; 17.Three round buttons in the bottom right corner of the calendar are used to jump the month of "first day","selected day" and "today"; 18.No Ad. 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The barrage of iPhone 7 leaks and rumors continues with a new set of images from Asia that show not only schematics for the upcoming devices, but also metal molds that will reportedly be used in the phone's manufacturing process. The new images seem to further reinforce some of the rumors we’ve read before; in particular, it looks like the 5.5-inch iPhone 7 Plus (Pro) will be the only version of the upcoming lineup to pack a dual rear camera. HUGE LEAK: This is our first look at a real iPhone 7 The images were discovered on Baidu by HDBlog.it and they apparently originate from one of Apple’s manufacturing partners. The schematics suggest the iPhone 7 Plus will not have an iPad-like Smart Connector on the back, as some of the previous rumors had stated. The molds seem to indicate the 4.7-inch iPhone might have a bigger single-lens camera than its predecessor, but they’re yet to be confirmed as genuine. This does align perfectly with yesterday's big leak though, which seemingly gave the world its first look at a real iPhone 7 . Overall, the design of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus seems to be similar to the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s series, just as previous rumors have claimed. Recent reports said that iPhone 7 production started earlier than usual this year, as the 2016 iPhones might be more complicated and therefore harder to manufacture than previous handsets. The early production schedule might also help explain all the recent leaks. A slew of leaks in the last few days showed one questionable 4.7-inch iPhone 7 rear case , as well as a metal shell that was more in line with recent rumors. Furthermore, photos showing the dual rear camera on the iPhone 7 Plus and the purported 256GB flash storage option have also popped up. The iPhone 7 should be unveiled and released at some point in September, which means we're in for plenty more iPhone rumors in the meantime.
There is nothing in consumer tech right now that's as hot as the smartphone market, even as it nears saturation in many regions, and the real beauty of it is that there are so many options. Every company out there wants a piece of the action and they're all looking for ways to differentiate their products, so there really is something for everyone. It's not easy to make a choice that can truly be considered wrong since different people have different needs and wants, but there is one line of smartphones that people probably shouldn't bother with unless they having a burning desire to dump hundreds of dollars into a dead platform. As noted by market research firm Gartner, Windows Phone's share of the global smartphone market actually fell below 1% this past quarter for the first time ever, market yet another stop on Microsoft's one-way trip to smartphone irrelevance. As such, the worst mistake you can make when buying a new phone is to buy a Windows Phone, unless you're fine with burning cash on a platform that's on its way out. Actually, there is one smartphone platform that somehow has an even lower share of the global market — BlackBerry OS — but it's so low that it's not even worth discussing anymore. HUGE LEAK: This is our first look at a real iPhone 7 According to Gartner's estimates , smartphone shipments grew 3.9% in the first quarter of 2016 compared the same quarter one year earlier. That seems like a small figure, but it's pretty impressive when you consider how far iPhone sales fell between January and March . Gartner says total "smartphone sales," which is a figure that actually includes end-user iPhone sales and estimated channel sales for other brands, reached 349 million units in the quarter. Samsung led the way with estimated shipments totaling 81 million units, which is indeed a massive number that was bolstered by the launch of the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge. Chinese Android brands grew too fast in the quarter though, so Samsung's global market share actually fell to 23.2% in the first quarter from 24.1% in the same quarter last year. Meanwhile, Apple's global smartphone market share saw a much bigger drop, from 17.9% in Q1 2015 to 14.8% in Q1 2016. "In a slowing smartphone market where large vendors are experiencing growth saturation, emerging brands are disrupting existing brands' long-standing business models to increase their share," Gartner research director Anshul Gupta. "With such changing smartphone market dynamics, Chinese brands are emerging as the new top global brands. Two Chinese brands ranked within the top five worldwide smartphone vendors in the first quarter of 2015, and represented 11 percent of the market. In the first quarter of 2016, there were three Chinese brands – Huawei, Oppo and Xiaomi – and they achieved 17 percent of the market."
After ending last week with a killer list of paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free, we knew we had to begin this week on the right foot. As such, we've put together a solid list of 10 paid iOS apps that are all free downloads for a limited time. You'll find nifty photography apps, a top-rated game, some productivity apps you won't want to miss, and more. As always though, these sales could end at any time. HUGE LEAK: This is our first look at a real iPhone 7 These are paid iPhone and iPad apps that have been made available for free for a limited time by their developers. There is no way to tell how long they will be free. These sales could end an hour from now or a week from now — obviously, the only thing we can guarantee is that they were free at the time this post was written. If you click on a link and see a price listed next to an app instead of the word “get,” it is no longer free. The sale has ended. If you download the app, you will be charged. DekoPro Normally $0.99. Create your own beautiful abstract images, patterns and wallpapers with a simple swipe of your finger. Deko allows you to build galleries, save new wallpapers and share your stunning and unique designs with friends. The possibilities are endless as each pattern is always different. The interactive image creation allows you to subtly shift a pattern's shapes or colors with a light swipe, or to create a fresh design with a full swipe gesture. With Deko you can: • Create your own beautiful patterns • Save wallpapers and home screens • Export your patterns to tweak further in other apps • Share with friends • Be inspired Make your screen beautiful with Deko. Download DekoPro Lume Normally $1.99. Prequel to the App Store Best of 2015 puzzle adventure 'Lumino City'. *** Finalist at IGF 2012: Excellence in Visual Art *** Lume: An illuminating puzzle adventure "Undoubtedly one of the most unique-looking games around." - Eurogamer "The best of point and click gaming... amazing visual presentation." - Jay is Games "Wow! The effect is breathtaking." - Rock, Paper, Shotgun "A rare treat. Even Lume’s main menu is more beautiful than most big-budget shooters." - Bit-Gamer "Charming to the extreme." - Games TM Small and perfectly formed, introducing you to the perplexing world of Lume. With a set built entirely out of paper and cardboard, and sumptuously filmed, Lume is a game with a style unlike any other. Power to your grandad’s house has failed. What’s more, he’s nowhere to be seen. Immerse yourself in Lume’s photoreal world, solve perplexing paper puzzles to help restore the power, and uncover a deeper mystery behind the blackout. This is the prequel to Lumino City which is also available on the App Store. PLEASE NOTE: Lume is in English only. Download Lume DoitQUICKLY Normally $1.99. DoitQUICKLY is reminders card manager for iPhone & iPad. # Features — Reminders — Realtime time left tracking — Today widget — Split View (for iPads) — Spotlight search — Themes # How does it work? Add short important reminder as a card with deadline progress bar and time left counter. Key to success is do less but often. The cards typography are screaming on you, like a good sport coach, to keep you motivated. Clear your head, by writing down all important events and set up reminders. # One reminder is a card Add to the cards only important reminders for short period of time, for example not greater than 3-5 days. Don’t try to add everything, keep all short, but do things often. When you overwhelmed the last thing you need is a complex UI. That’s why we created DoitQUICKLY. Download DoitQUICKLY Top Audio Recorder Normally $0.99. Top Audio Recorder - My Voice Memos is a full-featured recording app with a streamlined and simple user interface. Press the big recording button to record; press it again to stop and manage your recordings, all with just a fingertip. Record meeting, conversations, lectures, and more in easiest way. You can email recordings strain from Audio Recorder. It also supports direct file sharing through iTunes. Features: ● One Touch Recording ● Supports Background Recording (you can use other apps while recording) ● Record, Pause and Resume ● Record Timer and Playback Counter ● Set Label for recorded audio and also provide rename feature ● Use device’s inbuilt or Add-On Mic ● Drag Slider for Seek/Forward/Rewind ● Email your recordings directly from this app ● Delete voice memo any time from the file listing ● Transfer files using iTunes File Sharing ● File sharing / send file in another app “Open in” ● Unlimited recording time ● High quality audio recording ● Provide various themes in the app Settings: ● Bit rate (64kbps, 128kbps, 160kbps, 192kbps, 256kbps) ● Record audio with Low, Medium and High quality ● Passcode Lock for security of your recorded voice memos Uses: ● Record a lecture or meeting so that you can transcribe it later ● Play a practical joke or impress a friend ● Always have proof of key conversations in case required in future ● Record conversations when you are in or out of the room Microphone Privacy: iOS Settings > Privacy > Microphone > Voice Recorder make it “ON” Download Top Audio Recorder BodyWeight Builder Normally $1.99. 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MEASURE AND UNDERSTAND YOU STRESS PATTERNS - Instantly measure your stress level and your bodily reactions.* - Easily track your stress levels day by day – wherever you are. - View a detailed analysis based on your vital signs.** - Get personalized tips on how to improve. YOUR LONG-TERM BENEFITS - Enables you to manage your daily stress - Improves your de-stress skills - Enhances your self-awareness - Internalizes coping strategies - Provides you with guidance and relief - Offers customized solutions based on your vital signs and activities - Increases your health and overall well-being *THE MEASUREMENT - It’s incredibly easy! just put your finger onto the iPhone camera lense and breathe. - The KENKOU Stress Guide processes hundreds of images per second and analyzes your pulse wave. - This scientific method is called lightcardiography and our cutting-edge solution provides an accuracy above medical standards. **THE ANALYSIS The KENKOU APP provides a detailed analysis of what’s going on in your cardiovascular system. This includes: - Current stress state - Adaptability & stress index - Stress peaks - Pulse & breathing - Biological age - Heart rate variability FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT: www.kenkou.de Download Stress Guide Remed Normally $0.99. Remed - Remember Taking Your Medicine! From now on you will never forget to take any form of medicine: Organize your medication step by step, whether it is the vital insulin or the daily oral contraceptive. Create date, time and frequency of reminders in your own individual way. The reminder will appear on your display at the particular time. Answer the push notification by swiping the display. You will save time and take your medicine in an easier and more efficient way. No delays or „Do-it-later“-clicks anymore! If you have more time available, you can also confirm your medicine taken in the app. Here you will find all the details about the medicine that you have already taken, together with a list of the medicine you haven’t yet - which can be important too. Download Remed Speech Translator Normally $5.99. Amazing voice translation App with BUILT IN voice input & output SMART TECHNOLOGY and professional MULTI LANGUAGE TRANSLATIONS for your iPhone / iPod / iPad ■□ ■□ Did you know that YOU CAN SPEAK 33 LANGUAGES ??? ■□ With Translate Voice BE SURE YOU CAN !!! ■□ JUST TALK AND LISTEN THE TRANSLATIONS !! ■□■□■□■□■□■□■□■□■□■□■□■□■□■□■□■□■□■□■□■□■□■□■□■□■□■□■□■□■□■□■□■□■□■□ !! Perfect if you want to !! - learn a new language. - travel to a foreign country. - chat with people who don't speak your language. ■□■□■□■□■□■□■□■□■□■□■□■□■□■□■□■□■□■□■□■□■□■□■□■□■□■□■□■□■□■□■□■□■□■□ Instantly speak another language, voice to voice. Can you imagine talking into your phone in one language and immediately hearing yourself in another language? That’s exactly what Speech Translator does. Just speak into your phone and it immediately speaks back to you in one of our 33 languages. With Speech Translator you can: ■□ SMART VOICE INPUT TECHNOLOGY! - Instantly start a voice to voice conversation into one of our 33 languages and dialects. ■□ NATURAL SOUNDING VOICE OUTPUT! - If you're old school you can always bring up the keyboard and hear the translations. 33 languages and dialects are supported. ■□ Share translations... - Simply click on a send button to mail or SMS the translation. ■□ Edit translations... - you can always use your keyboard to edit translations. Voice input supported languages & dialects: (speech\speech) English (US), English (UK), English (Australia), English (Canada), Spanish (Spain), Spanish (United States), Spanish (Mexico), French (France), French (Canada), Finish, German, Italian, Japanese, Chinese (traditional), Chinese (Taiwan / Hong Kong), Chinese(simplified) Catalan, Korean, Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Portuguese (Portugal), Portuguese (Brazil), Polish, Russian Arabic Turkish Indonesian Hebrew African Czech Latin Malay Voice output supported languages & dialects: English (US), English (UK), English (Australia), English (Canada), Spanish (Spain), Spanish (United States), Spanish (Mexico), French (France), French (Canada), Finish, German, Italian, Japanese, Chinese (traditional), Chinese (Taiwan / Hong Kong), Chinese(simplified) Catalan, Korean, Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Portuguese (Portugal), Portuguese (Brazil), Polish, Russian Arabic Turkish Indonesian Hebrew African Czech Latin Malay Translations supported languages & dialects: Afrikans, Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Bengali, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Cebuano, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Chinese (Taiwan / Hong Kong), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Esperanto, Estonian, Filipino, Finnish, French, Galician, Georgian, German, Greek, Gujarati, Haitian, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Javanese, Сanadian, Khmer Korean, Laos, Latin, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Marathi, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese, Welsh, Yiddish Now 72 languages available for translation! Voice recognition for 33 languages! Voicing for 33 languages! IOS 8.1.2 support! Note: !for best result! please make sure that: - there are no extraneous noise around - internet connection is stable while voice translations Download Speech Translator Minu 2 Normally $0.99. Following the success of the award-winning Minu Timer (winner of FWA Daily Awards), PXL:Artificer Studios Tokyo are excited to release Minu2 — Timer for Designers. Minu2 is a a stylish, modern and easy to use all-purpose timer and stopwatch created to accompany you in your daily life. Features: Minimalist design - 100% function Human UI - Setting a Timer and start the Countdown requires only 2 taps from launch Timer / Stopwatch Pause and adjust Timer Stylish Interface How it works: Step 1. Rotate the dial to set the timer (or set it to 00:00 to activate the stopwatch) Step 2. Tap anywhere on the screen to start the timer. That's it! Download Minu 2 Scan & Print Normally $4.99. Scan & Print - Document Scanner and Printer Description - SCAN with camera or choose photos from Camera Roll. You can scan as many pages as you want! - PRINT scanned documents, as well as the text from Clipboard, attached to emails documents and webpages. - EDIT scans perspective and borders, apply filters, adjust contrast, correct or change the orientation. - STORE all your scans in iCloud and synchronize them between all your iOS devices. Stored documents can be protected with Touch ID. - SHARE scans instantly via Mail, iMessage, upload to Dropbox, Evernote, Google Drive, Box and more or simply save to Photos. Scan: - Quickly scan paper documents, whiteboards, business cards, books, posters, receipts, and everything to make them sharp and clear to read. - Auto detect document boundary to correct the perspective distortions efficiently. - Remove background shadows and sharpen text in the "Color" / "B & W" mode. - Adjust photo brightness and color saturation in the "Original" mode. - Detects the page frame, crops it and corrects the perspective: you don't need to take a perfect straight shot. VeryPDF Scan & Print will remove any unnecessary background. - Tip: For best edge detection, please place your documents in high contrast to the background, i.e. put your white paper on a dark table. Save & Print: - All scans are saved as JPEG files and can be exported as PDF files from selected pages. - Print scans wirelessly in AirPrint supported printers. - Creates PDF documents with multiple pages. - Exports the documents to Dropbox and other applications. - Prints over AirPrint. Folder Browse & Note: - Organize pages in different folders to classify your scans. - Show page thumbnails in grid layout, tap a thumbnail to zoom in, and swipe left / right to navigate pages. - Add text notes on any page easily. Export / Share Files: - Email as JPEG / PDF - Open In other apps as JPEG / PDF - Save to photo albums - Upload to iCloud Drive, Google Drive, Dropbox, Evernote, Box, OneDrive, and WebDAV as JPEG / PDF - Open web browser on PC to download JPEG files via WLAN (WiFi Local Area Network) directly - Shares document over Wifi for easy access from your computer - Shares document over Internet/Cloud for easy access from anywhere Import Files: - Import JPEG from other apps as image source for crop and perspective correction and image enhancement - Import PDF from other apps as scanned pages Mobile Scanner: - Use your phone camera to scan receipts, notes, invoices, whiteboard discussions, business cards, certificates, etc. Optimize Scan Quality: - Smart cropping and auto enhancing make the texts and graphics look clear and sharp. Extract Texts from Image: - OCR (optical character recognition) feature extracts texts from single page for further editing or sharing. (Paid app only) Using only your iPhone or iPad you can instantly scan and print any written, printed or graphic material, including: - Contracts for your partners or clients; - Receipts to track your expenses; - Paper notes and mind-maps to save the best ideas for future reference; - Book pages and articles for further reading and analysis; - Texts that don't offer a digital copy; - Bill, Invoice, Contract, Tax Roll, Business Card; - Whiteboard, Memo, Script, Letter; - Blackboard, Note, PPT, Book, Article; - Credential, Certificate, Identity Documents; - Or any other multipage document for different purposes. Download Scan & Print
It's pretty great that most pay TV companies now offer apps that let you stream live TV. From Comcast and Time Warner Cable to Dish, these companies all offer apps for the iPhone, iPad and Android devices that give you access to on demand content as well as live channels. Some apps have restrictions though, so you can only watch live TV on your phone or tablet while you're in your house. And the ones that don't have restrictions still have other issues like bad interfaces, stability problems or even locked content that can only be accessed on your home TV. But what if your home TV was everywhere? Instead of using an app, what if your smartphone, tablet or laptop was actually a portal into the full experience that your home TV and set-top box provides? And what if you could stream as much as you want for free after buying the hardware and app you need? It's time to stop saying "what if," because the Slingbox 500 does all that and more. HUGE LEAK: This is probably our first look at a real iPhone 7 Here are the highlights from Sling: Watch and control 100% of your live TV on a tablet*, phone*, PC, or Mac. *Requires Slingplayer for mobile devices app, sold separately. Windows® or MAC® minimum requirements : Intel® Core(TM) 2 Duo or better, DirectX 9 Class video card with more than 256 MB of dedicated memory for Windows PC Home TV interface via HDMI with live sports and Gallery View for easy program discovery. Sort by program genre or set up favorites, Integrated YouTube app and YouTube Web Gallery with top-trending videos. Get contextual YouTube recommendations, based on the show you're watching, at the touch of a button. All that with absolutely no monthly fees whatsoever! And we haven't even told you the best part: Amazon is hosting a one-week sale that drops the price of the Slingbox 500 to just $249.99 with free Prime shipping. If you want to the same great experience you get at home to follow you everywhere you go, this is the device for you.
The latest iPhone 7 rumor suggests that there may be a few more changes to the device's final design than initially anticipated. According to a new set of images which purport to show the device's rear casing, it appears that the iPhone 7 may feature a grand total of four speakers. Originally published by Nowhereelse.fr , the alleged iPhone 7 photos vary a good deal from previous leaks we've seen over the past few months. While some of the antenna lines have been mercifully removed -- consistent with previous rumors -- you'll note that the camera module and the LED flash have been reoriented vertically rather than horizontally. The leaked photos also support the persistent rumor that Apple's next-gen smartphone will ship without a traditional 3.5mm headphone jack. But there's also a curious new feature shown in the photos that suggest they might not accurately reflect the upcoming iPhone's new design. DON'T MISS: This is the Netflix hack the world has been waiting for It goes without saying that every iPhone rumor should be taken with a grain of salt, especially since Apple has been known to experiment with varying iPhone designs in the months building up to a new release. This rumor especially deserves some skepticism because, as Steve Hemmerstoffer of Nowhereelse points out, it seems peculiar to place a speaker so close to the camera module; but perhaps that's what lies behind the new camera layout. In this first photo, you can see the new camera layout at the top. Also note that there's no headphone jack in sight, seemingly lending credence to rumors claiming that audio on the iPhone 7 will rely exclusively on Bluetooth and the Lightning port. In this second photo, we get a better look at the top of the device and can see the presence of two additional speaker grilles. Assuming that these leaked photos are representative of what the final iPhone 7 design will look like -- which is definitely not a safe assumption -- it's not entirely clear that there is much of a practical benefit to outfitting an iPhone with 4 distinct speakers. While Apple is certainly familiar with a four speaker design thanks to the iPad Pro, a comprehensive speaker system is arguably more of a compelling feature on a large-scale tablet than on a smartphone. As for other iPhone 7 features that we've seen make the rounds, one of the biggest rumors suggests that the iPhone 7 Plus will feature an advanced dual-camera system. As for features that will reportedly grace all iPhone 7 models, we can likely look forward to a bigger battery, a blazing fast A10 processor, a waterproof design, and according to some, wireless charging capabilities. Not to be outdone, we've also seen an influx of iPhone 7s rumors over the past few weeks, with some reports even hinting that Apple may call the iPhone 7s the iPhone 8. Feature wise, a growing number of analysts are anticipating that Apple's iPhone in 2017 will feature curved OLED display . More recently, John Gruber just two weeks ago relayed some "scuttlebutt" which points to Apple's 2017 iPhone featuring an edge-to-edge display with an embedded home button and front-facing camera.
There's no denying that Tesla is an incredibly forward-thinking and innovative company that's made some big changes to the status quo. In what seems like the blink of an eye, Tesla not only managed to normalize the concept of electric vehicles, but it also changed the way we think about the driving experience altogether. As a direct result, Tesla is a beloved company with an adoring and exceedingly passionate fan base. But there's only so much crap even the most passionate fans will tolerate, and with Tesla anticipating rapid growth into a much cheaper market, its quality control issues need to be sorted out -- fast. DON'T MISS: 11 paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free today While the Model S experienced a few well-publicized growing pains related to quality control issues, Elon Musk a few months ago tried to alleviate concerns by saying that many of the reported problems brought to light by Consumer Reports only affected early production models. https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/656970117721534464 https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/656970996801474560?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw Fair enough, but now the iconic electric automaker is experiencing a new onslaught of problems with the recently released Model X. Indeed, it seems like we can't even go a week without a new story about problematic Model X issues emerging, and that's without even mentioning the Model X recall Tesla announced just last month. Most recently, Sue Callaway of Fortune published an in-depth review of the Model X, and while she found much to like with Tesla's crossover SUV, Fortune also had a number of serious concerns pertaining to quality control. One of the more troubling observations about the Model X centered on placing a baby seat in the middle rows. Tesla promised me that the Model X’s second-row seats move in such a way as to allow a baby seat to be in place and yet still move to access the third row. I borrowed a friend’s three-month-old baby—yes, really—and her Uppababy Mesa babyseat and discovered very quickly that the system moved the rear-facing seat far enough forward to hit the back of the driver’s seat. Worse, it started to tip the second-row seats, squeezing the car seat’s frame with the baby in it. Definitely not okay. And pushing things into the realm of the bizarre, Callaway subsequently adds: When I asked a Tesla product specialist about the issue, he said that Tesla meant that a car seat could be in place, but not with a baby in it. That’s too important a hair to split. If that is a true limitation of the movable second-row seats, there should be warnings clearly posted inside the vehicle. (There were not.) Unfortunately, Callaway also had a few gripes about the fit and finish of the car. While such gripes are admittedly minor, there's a certain level of quality that one comes to expect when forking over six figures for a car. Specifically, Callaway found issues with the Model X's weather stripping while also observing: "[the] carpeting in spots was poorly glued and fraying on the edges, exposing some wires in the rear cargo area." If this was the only tale of woe surrounding the Model X you could write it off to bad luck, but it's just the latest in a collection. Last month, for instance, we highlighted a story involving a man whose Model X experienced a number of glitches, including a door that wouldn't fully shut, forcing the owner to drive to work while manually keeping the door closed with his left hand. While Tesla apologists (and admittedly, perhaps I am one of them) will be quick to say that Tesla has a strong record of identifying and assessing production problems and fixing them on the assembly line as quickly as possible, the company won't be afforded the same benefit of the doubt when it releases the Model 3 in late 2017. In fact, with Tesla now accelerating the rollout of the Model 3, some are reasonably concerned that the number of quality control issues affecting Tesla cars will only increase in the years ahead.
Welcome to the end of yet another week, and congratulations on enduring. To celebrate the imminent arrival of the weekend, we've put together a particularly solid list of paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free. Included on Friday's list is a great calendar app, an app that will lock your private photos away, a very cool app that lets you record video of your iPhone screen, an awesome VR app, a memory manager, an app that lets you control your drone from an iPad, and much more. In addition to today's batch, you'll also find a few more freebies on yesterday's list . MUST SEE: How I added microSD support to my iPhone 6s These are paid iPhone and iPad apps that have been made available for free for a limited time by their developers. There is no way to tell how long they will be free. These sales could end an hour from now or a week from now — obviously, the only thing we can guarantee is that they were free at the time this post was written. If you click on a link and see a price listed next to an app instead of the word “get,” it is no longer free. The sale has ended. If you download the app, you will be charged. Web Screen Recorder Normally $1.99. Web Screen Recorder [Web Screen Recorder] records any web page screen in real time. - Record web page screen in real time - What you see is what you get - Records while browsing web page - Add naration while recording - Save and share the recorded video - Manage history Download Web Screen Recorder Dr. Memory Normally $0.99. A Unique Memory Information Tool. Characteristic: - Real-Time Memory information - Running Processes information - Animated Memory Distribution Download Dr. Memory Secret Files + Normally $0.99. Protect your Secret Photos , Browser ,Notes , Voices and Contacts by hiding them inside the ultrasafe security app! TOUCH ID Supports Touch ID fingerprint scanner! (IOS 8,9) SECRET PHOTOS Gallery safe and secret that you can easily hide your files. SECRET CONTACTS Add secret contacts ، manage all phone contacts and merge contacts! PRIVATE BROWSER - Private browser with its own Secrete browsing history No cache and history will not perform Site scans Pop-up is blocked Video and music runs easily The ability to link to other browsers. VOICE RECORDER - Unlimited recording time - Loop recordings - Trim recordings - Favorite recordings - Attractive and easy to use UI DISCLAIMER: All your private data is locked inside the app and is protected with a code of your choice. This app is not designed to lock your device. Download Secret Files + AirRead Normally $1.99. Listen to the web content you want to read while walking, exercise, driving - whatever. e.g Listen to CNN's sports and WSJ's economy with one tap. Audio-newspapers - You can listen to the content of news web pages like listening to songs. - You can combine different sections from various newspaper web pages and play them altogether by one tab. - You can specify which links you don't want. - You can download content for offline listening. Audio-books - You can turn an ebook (txt/ePub) to audiobook. - You can easily create your own audiobook. - You can continue last reading by one tap. - Bookmarks greatly helps revision. Furthermore - Font size is adjustable - Earphone remote fully controls playlist. - One tap to share - Main content is extracted from web page (Ads, menus and other clutter are removed) LIMITATIONS: Some web pages may not load in the playlist Download AirRead Draw Calendar Normally $2.99. Draw Calendar takes the timeless tradition of writing on a planner, whiteboard, or wall calendar, and brings it to life on iOS. The app is a fun and unique spin on traditional calendar apps, and stands as proof that keeping a schedule or staying organized can actually be fun. Free yourself from the shackles of tedious data entry, and instead plan out your day with handwriting and doodles. Markup, sketch, and get in touch with your creative side while still remaining incredibly productive. Features: • Plan your day by sketching! • Clean and stylish interface • Entries are synced to all your iOS devices If you are tired of traditional calendar apps, give Draw Calendar a try. We think you are going to love it! Download Draw Calendar Remote Mouse Normally $1.99. Remote Mouse turns your iPhone, iPad or Apple Watch into a wireless user-friendly remote control for your Mac / PC. It’ll surprise you with fully simulated touchpad, keyboard and featured remote panels which make your remote experience simple and efficient. Giving a presentation? Watching an online movie? Or transferring pictures within a second? We make it dead easy to control your PC / Mac! Just sit back and enjoy the day. ** FEATURES ** • Fully Simulated Mouse • Magic Trackpad • Multi-Touch Gestures • Function Keyboard in Landscape Mode (full version only) • Key Combination Input • Media Remote (need unlocking) - Support iTunes, Keynote, Powerpoint, Hulu and Powerpoint for Mac - Support Windows Media Player, Window Photo Viewer, Powerpoint and iTunes on Windows - Physical Volume Buttons Control to adjust computer volume and change presentation slides • Image Transfer (need unlocking) • Spotify Remote (need unlocking) • Application Launcher & Switcher • Shut Down / Sleep / Restart / Log Off Remotely • Numeric Keyboard • Swaying Mode Control • Remotely Typing with Voice (need Siri) • Connect via IP & QR code • Password Protection • Customizable Interface • Customizable Wallpapers • Works under Wi-Fi and 3G network • Compatible with Windows 10, 8, 7, XP, Vista, Mac OSX 10.6+ ** TO GET STARTED, YOU ALSO NEED ** 1. Visit www.remotemouse.net with your Mac / PC. Download & install Remote Mouse server on computer. 2. Make sure that your mobile device is connected to the same Wi-Fi (or 3G hotspot) as your computer. 3. Open Remote Mouse App, Click “Start” to connect. Download Remote Mouse Mobo WiFi Pro Normally $0.99. Do you want to get the info of the Wifi hotspot around? This app will help you easy and fast to do that! We had a lot of the Wifi hotspot info over the world! Main functions: - Detect your location and get free the Wifi. 1、WiFi Map to find more free WiFi. 2、Discovery channel . 3、Take screenshot to find WiFi spots. 4、Now you can test your WiFi speed. Download Mobo WiFi Pro SpeakText 2 Normally $9.99. SpeakText 2 - Speak & Translate Web pages and Documents The app integrates the system text-to-speech engine, speaks & translates offline without internet connection. A must have app to speak aloud & translate text, documents and web pages of Safari. Useful Features ● Translates 40+ languages - Display the original text for each translated sentence - Show both original web page and translation - Mail translation ● Speak aloud 30+ languages - Read all unread articles automatically - Swipe to control skipping sentences - Highlight word by word for each speaking sentence - Add favorite articles with "Starred" to speak aloud later - Copy or add touched selected words with "Starred" in Speak mode - With funny bear and human face animations while speaking - Support useful speaking repeat, pause, and speed & pitch options - Exercising (read then record) and improving your language skills during a bike riding, jogging or walking. ● Speak & translate the copy & paste or key in text - Swipe to mark as read or unread, flag or unflag, and copy a starred text to input box ● Speak & translate web pages - A speak & translate extension for Safari app that speaks & translates the entire Safari web page directly - Speak & translate the pasted url web site automatically - Speak & translate the clicked web page (key in or copy url http://... in Key in function) ● Speak & translate documents - Turn eBook page automatically to ensure continuous reading - Tree file explorer - Cloud files import & export support Features ● Translates 40+ languages ● Speaks aloud 30+ languages The app supports one system language, you can make in-app purchases to buy extra languages. ● Display the original text for each translated sentence ● Mail translation ● Speak & translate the copy & paste or key in text ● Speak & translate web pages ● Speak & translate the clicked web page ● Speak & translate documents Formats supported: - Text (text, txt), RTF document (rtf) - Microsoft Office: Word (doc, docx), Excel (xls, xlsx), PowerPoint (ppt, pptx, pps) - Apple iWork: Pages (pages), Numbers (numbers), Keynote (key) - eBook (unencrypted epub) Please note that iBook eBooks are limited to use inside Apple iBook app only. PDF file format is not supported. ● Tree document file explorer ● Cloud files import & export support ● Support three ways to open documents 1. Open In... 2. Apple iTunes 3. Cloud services Import documents from the Apple iCloud Drive, Box, Dropbox and Google Drive cloud services. ● Add favorite articles with "Starred" ● Read all unread articles automatically ● Swipe to control skipping sentences ● Support useful speaking options ● Speaking face animation ● Highlight words while speaking ● Exercising and improving your language skills during a bike riding, jogging or walking Download SpeakText 2 Relaxation VR Normally $1.99. Immersive relaxation and meditation for Virtual Reality. Simulate relaxing, natural environments that will make you believe that you are actually there! Relaxation VR allows you to immerse, relax and escape to amazing beach side locations around the world. Immersive relaxation and meditation for Virtual Reality is here! Simulate relaxing, natural environments that will make you believe that you are actually there! Immerse and relax in amazing locations all around the world. Relaxation VR lets you experience what it’s really like to sit, relax and meditate at the most incredibly beautiful places around the world. Relaxation Virtual Reality transports you into the most relaxing, natural scenes, allowing you to rest and relax in our increasingly stressful world. Leave your passport behind and travel the world at your comfort. Here’s how it works : 1. Select your incredible, natural ocean scene. 2. Slip your phone into the Cardboard -remember your headphones! 3. Choose between a guided Yoga Nidra meditation and calming peaceful music. 4. Let the incredible beauty, peaceful sounds and meditation naturally slip you into a relaxed state of mind. 5. Emerge from your experience feeling at peace, rejuvenated and rested. Our current natural destinations include: The 12 Apostles, Great Ocean Road Australia Rock Pools of South NSW, Australia Dream Beach, Portugal. **In-Experience Instructions** Gaze at the Icons in your experience to select them. Look around in 360 degrees to discover the beautiful surrounds of your selected experience. The main menu is reachable by looking beneath you at any time. Select from Scenes to change your environment. Select Music and Meditations to choose from relaxing music and guided meditations. Download Relaxation VR Ripple Player Normally $0.99. Creating playlists is a burden. Shuffling songs is annoying. That's why Ripple was born. With Ripple player, creating playlists is no more than a simple click. All you need to do is select one song as an origin, and a playlist will be automatically generated for you. The playlist will be random, yet containing songs coherent and matching each other well. Advanced Algorithm - Generate local coherent playlists - No Internet access needed - Fast and Accurate Beautiful Design - Feel material design in iOS - Content yourself with bright and colourful UI Easy to Use - Innovative interactions Premium Features Including: - Using system music player: merge Ripple into the system music app, enabling playing statistics, repeat modes and full background music playing - More UI customization: more special themes and other options will be added in the future updates Note: - Apple Music not supported yet. - During analyzing your music, heat and heavy battery drain are normal side-effects. Once analyzing finishes all will be fine. Download Ripple Player Drone Volt Pilot Normally $9.99. Drone Volt Pilot allows you to fly automatic missions with your DJI drone. You can pre-plan your waypoint missions without being connected to the aircraft. Compatible with your DJI Phantom 4 ! You can edit your waypoint missions quickly and easily! Waypoints mission : Put your waypoints just by taping the position on the map or by pushing the trigger on your RC while flying ! You can save your flightplans and load & launch it afterward ! Active Track: (Phantom 4 only) Track a person or an object automatically using your DJI Phantom 4 just by drawing a rectangle around it or taping on it on your screen. TapFly: Point a direction on anywhere on your screen where you want your drone to fly ! Point of Interest : Tap on the screen to set your point of interest position and set its radius and speed ! Follow Me : Activate the follow-me mode to make your drone follow your GPS position. You can also choose to control the drone heading with the RC or to head the drone to your position. Panorama mission : To perform beautiful panoramas : select the panorama angle, DroneVolt Pilot® will take care of the rest. Auto Shapes mission : You can choose multiple types of shapes for this mission. In every cases, you can move and resize your shape and set the orientation of your drone during the mission. Compatible with: - Phantom 4, Phantom 3 Professional, Phantom 3 Advanced, Phantom 3 Standard, Phantom 3 4K - Inspire 1, Inspire 1 Pro, Inspire 1 Raw Recommended devices : iPad Air (1, 2) iPad Mini (2, 3, 4) iPad Pro (9.7 inches, 12.9 inches) Download Drone Volt Pilot
Ever wonder why the iPhone and iPad ask you to type in your regular PIN or password when you fail to unlock your device with Touch ID? There are several reasons Apple has this failsafe mechanism in place, including a clever trick that was added only recently. The purpose of this new line of defense is to ensure that nobody can access your data. Why? You guessed it — it's there in case a court tries to compel you to provide your fingerprint to unlock a device. DON’T MISS: How I added microSD support to my iPhone 6s According to MacWorld . Apple recently modified the contents of an iOS security document that explains the reasons why a regular PIN or password unlock is requested after a failed fingerprint unlock. The document covers the various scenarios where iOS won't allow a fingerprint to unlock the phone. An iPhone or iPad will ask for a PIN/password when the device is turned on or restarted, when the device has not been unlocked for 48 hours, when it receives a remote lock command, when setting up new fingers for Touch ID or after five unsuccessful fingerprint scans. But now, the phone also asks for the password when “the passcode has not been used to unlock the device in the last six days, and Touch ID has not unlocked the device in the last eight hours.” Courts have begun ordering suspects to provide their fingerprints to unlock iPhones. Apparently, fingerprints aren’t protected under The Fifth Amendment in the same way passwords are. While this new exception will ensure that law enforcement can’t unlock the iPhone with your fingerprint following a court order – unless they’re really quick about it – it’s also an inconvenient feature. It means that whenever you sleep or do anything else for more than eight hours without the phone, you’re going to have to type in your password.
If history is any indication, Apple has no plans of addressing iPhone owners' two biggest complaints anytime soon. The first is always battery life, but Apple clearly values design aesthetics enough to prevent it from making a thicker iPhone with a larger battery. And as bad as the iPhone's battery life can be, it certainly doesn't seem to be hurting sales — despite the recent dip , iPhones are still the best-selling smartphones in the world. Coming in closely behind battery life is the lack of expandable storage. iPhones are some of the most expensive smartphones in the world but Apple still insists on "encouraging" users to buy more expensive models; 16GB gets you nowhere and it's only another $100 for 64GB. You could shell out more money for a bigger iPhone, or you could add microSD card support to your current iPhone in just a few seconds like I just did. MUST SEE: The 8 most important announcements from Google I/O 2016 We've covered a few different solutions in the past that offer ways to add external storage to your iPhone 6s , or any other model. Most recently, we showed you a great little flash drive from SanDisk that has a Lightning plug on one end and a standard USB plug on the other, so it can easily connect to your iPhone and your PC. We've also covered wireless flash drives that can connect to any mobile device in addition to a PC. But today, we're taking a look at something new. MicroSD cards have become standard in Android smartphones and a wide range of other devices. They're insanely tiny and still manage to offer as much as 256GB of storage. These little cards are the ideal solution for phones and other compact devices, but Apple refuses to add microSD card support to its iPhone lineup so it can keep ASPs as high as possible. Well, Lexar has a simple new accessory that adds microSD support to any modern iPhone or iPad. It's called the Lexar microSD To Lightning Reader and as the name suggests, it's a simple device about the size of a thumbnail with a Lightning connector sticking out. Popping it into the bottom of an iPhone takes you to the App Store where a free companion app from Lexar can be downloaded. Once installed, content including photos, videos and music can be moved off the phone and onto any microSD card. Is it fast? Well, I tested it out with a new Lexar Professional 1800x microSDHC card and I'm not sure I've ever seen faster data transfers from a mobile device. Lexar's companion app lets users pick and choose files to offload, or they can configure the app to sync files automatically. The latter is a fine option for people with 128GB iPhones, but it defeats the purpose for users with smaller capacities. The Lexar microSD To Lightning Reader costs $29.95 and is compatible with any and every microSD card you might already own, making it one of the cheapest options out there for iPhone-compatible external storage. The solution certainly isn't as desirable as microSD storage implemented at the system level, but since that's probably never going to happen, this is the best iPhone users are going to get.
Google's big I/O 2016 keynote is now behind us and it was easily one of the most action-packed Google events we've seen in a long, long time. Be sure to check out our earlier post to read about the 8 most important announcements from Google I/O 2016 . Google covered several different bases on Wednesday. We saw the future of search in Google Assistant, we saw what could be the first nail in Amazon Echo's coffin when Google unveiled Home, we saw a big push into VR with Daydream, and plenty more. One of the biggest areas of interest was clearly Android N though, and Google showed off a host of new features during the event. Some upcoming Android N features were more novel than others, and some were borrowed from other platforms — namely iOS. Of course, Google also revealed several great new features that are nowhere to be found on any iPhone or iPad, and we'll cover the coolest ones right here. DON'T MISS: Here’s how to get the brand new Android N beta being released today Split-Screen Multitasking Remember how excited Apple fans were when split-screen mode finally came to the iPad? And remember how annoyed they were when they found out it wasn't available on the iPhone? Smartphones have giant screens these days and there's simply no reason to restrict multi-window view to tablets alone. Samsung has offered this feature on its Galaxy phones for years and users love it. Read a webpage in one window and take notes in another. Watch a YouTube video while you respond to emails. Chat with friends in WhatsApp without closing the Facebook app. In Android N, the world is your oyster. Instant Apps Google flew past this at the very end of the keynote on Wednesday but it's actually a huge deal. In fact, it's probably the biggest advancement in mobile app distribution since Apple first launched the App Store back in 2008. With Instant Apps, users can begin testing out an app from right within the Google Play store... without purchasing it or even downloading it. Think about how awesome that is. Is that new Twitter app really any better than Falcon Pro 3? Is Google's hot new Allo app really worth downloading? Is that Flappy Bird clone you just happened upon even more infuriating than the original? You'll be able to answer all those questions and more in an instant without having to purchase or download anything. Power-Saving Features Battery life continues to be the most frustrating thing about the iPhone. Apple's phablet has decent enough battery life (though it still isn't quite as impressive as rival phablets) but the 4.7-inch iPhone 6s sometimes can't even make it through a workday. Apple added a new Low Power Mode and some other power-saving functionality in iOS 9, but they're nowhere near as impressive as Android N's Doze and Svelte features. Doze debuted in Android Marshmallow and it works very, very well. The feature puts devices in a dormant state when not in use, and it'll see further optimizations in Android N thanks to "Doze on the Go." Instead of requiring a phone to be motionless for Doze to work its magic, phones running Android N will see Doze benefits anytime the screen is off. Then there's Project Svelte, which prevents apps from waking up when network connection statuses change. It doesn't sound all that exciting, but the result is far less draw on your device's battery. Background System Updates This, Android fans, is a game-changer. Smartphone updates are a huge pain because your phone is completely unusable while updates are being applied. That might be 5 minutes or it might be 15 minutes, but your communications are completely severed while updates are underway. With Android N, updates will work like they do in Chrome OS. They'll be downloaded in the background (over Wi-Fi only, don't worry) and they'll be applied instantly when the phone reboots because they're installed as separate system images. From Google's documentation: Android N also adds some important new features to help keep users safer and more secure. Inspired by how Chromebooks apply updates, we're introducing seamless updates, so that new Android devices built on N can install system updates in the background. This means that the next time a user powers up their device, new devices can automatically and seamlessly switch into the new updated system image. Virtual Reality While iOS users continue to daydream about VR, Android device owners will enjoy a comprehensive VR experience courtesy of Daydream. Daydream is Google's attempt to take control of the VR experience, which is already seeing fragmentation in these early days. Google Daydream is a software platform and a hardware reference platform for both headsets and controllers, giving developers and vendors the tools they need to take full advantage of Android N's virtual reality capabilities. Read more about it here . And as a side note, that was cold, Google. Cold... https://twitter.com/mildmojo/status/733013569969627136 Want to read about all the other great stuff Google revealed on Wednesday? Here are the 8 most important announcements from Google I/O 2016 .
Remember when Uber CEO Travis Kalanick said that Uber rides can be expensive because you’re paying for the “other dude in the car,” hinting that self-driving car technology would make the taxi-alternative service even cheaper? Well, Uber is indeed working on self-driving cars of its own, and we now have our first look at the company's progress. DON’T MISS: The 8 most important announcements from Google I/O 2016 Uber on Thursday released an image of a car that’s currently in testing on the streets of Pittsburgh, confirming earlier reports that such tests are being conducted in the city. About a year ago, the first rumors emerged suggesting that Uber has a driverless prototype in the works, and that it was being used on the streets of Pittsburgh. Testing started in the city a few weeks ago, the Tribune-Review says . "While Uber is still in the early days of our self-driving efforts, every day of testing leads to improvements," the company said . "Right now we’re focused on getting the technology right and ensuring it’s safe for everyone on the road — pedestrians, cyclists, and other drivers." The Ford Fusion hybrid has various gadgets on the roof that’ll help it collect mapping data and drive itself around without the aid of a human. The system includes radars, laser scanners and high-resolution cameras. The sensors can help the car see more than 100 meters in all directions, the newspaper said. A trained driver is in the driver’s seat at all times to monitor the system, and there have been no crashes since testing begun. A reporter from the Tribune-Review took a ride in the car, making him the first member of the media allowed to test drive the prototype. “The car will accelerate, brake, steer and perform other basic functions on its own,” the reporter wrote. “It switches out of self-driving mode with a loud beep if its sensors detect a car swerving into its lane, or it encounters something it does not recognize or know how to negotiate.” He continued, “The driver can take control of the car at anytime. The car's sensors detected parked cars sticking out into traffic, jaywalkers, bicyclists and a goose crossing River Avenue.”
In a world of Bluetooth-connected fart trackers and hipster-friendly tinfoil hats, I am aware that describing a Kickstarter as "the worst" is a bold claim. But hear me out: from idea to execution to the innumerable GIFs littering the crowdfunding campaign, this particular wearable smartphone accessory ticks all of the boxes. At heart, the SOSPENDO combines two of the very worst things: selfie sticks and wearable smartphone holders. The SOSPENDO is, according to the press release, an "innovative, ergonomic hands-free device that will hold smartphones, tablets and GoPro cameras." Put another way, it's a flexible tube with a phone clamp on the end. Sounds harmless! But just wait until you see what the founders want you to do with it: Be the most annoying commuter on the subway, hands-free! Fall off the treadmill while wearing SOSPENDO, and you'll get punched in the face FOR FREE! Effortlessly ignore your offspring AND your surroundings, all with one easy-to-use device Be the irritating prick who GoPros their entire holiday, while keeping your hands free to Snapchat Never engage with the outside world again! It's worth mentioning that this is far from the first tablet-supporting wearable stand. Those have been around since the first iPad (and probably before), and will continue to exist for as long as lazy people buy tablets. But it's not the device that I take issue with -- it's the lifestyle that SOSPENDO is supporting; the idea that the only thing standing between us, and being focused 24/7 on our tablets is the inconvenience of having to do things with your hands. People go on holiday to unwind and relax, not POV-video every waking second, and parents should consider paying attention to their toddlers, not positioning an iPad to block them out of view. Not to mention that if someone turned around on the subway and hit me in the face with their handsfree smartphone holder, someone is going to die.
Amazon’s Echo is already a popular tool that many of you may have already purchased, but Google isn’t going to sit idly by as Amazon handles you questions. Meet Google Home, a device coming later this year. DON’T MISS: Live coverage: Watch the Google I/O 2016 keynote right here Google Home will be the obvious home to Google Assistant, a new voice-based personal assistant that Google detailed at I/O . Just like with Echo, you’ll be able to ask Google Home to do a bunch of things for you, including providing answers to your questions, and controlling other apps. Google Home lets you enjoy music and entertainment, manage everyday tasks, and ask Google questions. Google Home is supposed to become one of the most important devices in your house, able to control a variety of gadgets, including Chromecast, Wi-Fi speakers, Google Nest, and other devices. Google Home will work in all rooms of your home, and will let you manage to-do lists, shopping lists, set alarms, and timers. Google Search is the main feature of Google Home, and the assistant will get better and better at… assisting you the more information you share with it. Google will be available later this year, though we don’t have actual release dates or prices at this point. However, you can sign up for Google Home by going to google.com/home . Third-party integration is coming later this year, with apps including Spotify, Open Table, Strava, NPR One, GrubHub already listed as future partners. Developers will be able to add Google Home functionality to their software in the future, Google's Sundar Pichai said on stage, but that's the kind of functionality coming later this year. For more news and coverage from Google's developers event, check our Google I/O 2016 hub .
With all of the news focused on Google I/O 2016 today, Apple fans might be feeling a little left out. Don't be jealous, iOS users, distract yourself instead by loading up on paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free. Today's list includes some of the best freebies we've found all week, including a free in-app purchase for a great Reddit app, a cool app that lets you add filters to Live Photos, an app that lets you use your iPhone as a wireless number pad for your computer, and plenty more. You'll also find several remaining free downloads in yesterday's post to help pass the time during I/O. MUST SEE: This hidden iPhone trick just became my new favorite feature These are paid iPhone and iPad apps that have been made available for free for a limited time by their developers. There is no way to tell how long they will be free. These sales could end an hour from now or a week from now — obviously, the only thing we can guarantee is that they were free at the time this post was written. 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We're not even halfway through 2016 at this point, but it's quite possible that we've already see the two hottest ndew Android phones that will debut this year. We expect the upcoming Galaxy Note 6 to improve upon last year's model in every way, the third OnePlus flagship phone is shaping up to be a beast, Motorola's next Moto X could be the one we've been waiting for and the new Nexus phones should be great, but to be honest, we're not expecting any of those phones to outshine Samsung Galaxy S7 or the HTC 10 . We already know that these two flagship phones are sleek, stylish and remarkably powerful (in fact, the HTC 10 is the most powerful phone in the world ), but now it's time to find out how durable they are. MUST SEE: Replace every wall outlet in your home with this $15 box YouTube user "PhoneBuff" got his hands on a professional-grade drop test machine and it's beyond obvious that he's going to have a whole lot of fun with this gadget. Built for professional testing, the machine is the same type of equipment used by consumer electronics manufacturers to test the durability of their devices. The Galaxy S7 is constructed from sturdy glass with an aluminum mid-frame. The HTC 10 housing is made entirely of metal aside from the screen. Both phones feature surprisingly strong Gorilla Glass covering their displays. So they should be able to withstand a typical drop with no problem at all, right? Right? We don't want to spoil the fun for you but suffice it to say if you want either of these phones to last a year or two until you upgrade, you would be wise to invest in a smartphone case that provides a decent amount of protection. The full cringeworthy drop test video is embedded below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tS3NLCPK4NI
Try though I might, there's simply no way I can ditch my iPhone and switch to Android . Why? Because the software experience on Apple's iPhones is just too good for Android to touch. Third-party apps on the iPhone look better and perform better than they do on Android, and when it comes to the smartphone user experience, third-party apps are everything. And interestingly, one of the best third-party iOS app developers in the world is none other than Apple's top platform rival, Google. DON'T MISS: The 5 biggest ways Captain America: Civil War failed I have a dream . In a perfect world, Google would take over my iPhone almost entirely. I wrote about why in a post published just over a year ago . I have fully embraced Google's service ecosystem and my life is better off for it. No! Google is evil! Advertising! Your data! As it so happens, I'm a huge fan of how "evil" Google is. Thank you, Google, for being so evil . I want Google to have all my data, I want Google to keep protecting that data, and I want Google to keep making my life easier by using that data. Go ahead, serve me all the ads you want in the process. Google's ecosystem is more than worth it. Moving back on topic, Google's iOS apps are fantastic. They don't offer the same deep platform integration that they do on Android, but they still offer great functionality and terrific design. I don't even use Safari anymore unless a link I tap in an app opens Apple's browser instead of an in-built browser. Instead, I use the Google app , which packs a web browser, Google search and Google Now into a single lightning-fast app. I also use Google Maps , Waze , Google Play Music , Google Drive and so many more Google apps. Then Google released a brand new app last week that no one saw coming and it instantly became one of my favorites. Gboard , which you've no doubt read about to some extent at this point, is a new keyboard app for iOS that integrates Google search. It's awesome... in theory. In practice, Gboard is completely ruined by issues with Apple's third-party keyboard support, which is still a huge pain point for Apple. Third-party keyboards are huge. Users love them and people couldn't have been more excited when Apple added third-party keyboard support in iOS 8. iPhone and iPad owners could finally swipe to their hearts' content and access GIFs in the blink of an eye. There was just one problem: Apple's third-party keyboard support is still horribly inconsistent and unstable to this day. Apple often takes a bit of time to get things right; iCloud is great, for example, but it began life as MobileMe. In the case of third-party keyboards though, I'm not seeing any progress at all. I ditched them shortly after iOS 8 launched because Apple's implementation was so bad, and Gboard is the first keyboard I've seen that gave be a reason to try again. Incredibly, the situation is just as bad now as it was then. Apple's default iOS keyboard is silky smooth, like most of iOS. It's fast and it's consistent. Switch to a third-party keyboard like Gboard though, and you never know what you're going to get. Sometimes there's lag while you're typing. Sometimes there's lag when you tap a text field, so you have to wait a beat or two before the keyboard appears. Sometimes you open an app and iOS randomly switches back to the default keyboard, forcing you to cycle through all your enabled keyboards until you get back to the one you want. And third-party keyboards can't even be used on certain screens, so the experience is made even less consistent. There are a bunch of other annoying little irregularities with Apple's third-party keyboard support, and all these issues combine to ruin the user experience. On a platform as smooth as iOS generally is — especially on powerful phones like my iPhone 6s — issues like the company's shoddy third-party keyboard support stick out like a sore thumb. It's a shame, really. Google's Gboard keyboard is a fantastic offering and I would love to switch to it and further realize my dream of having Google take over my iPhone. Sadly, iOS makes using third-party keyboards impossible for anyone looking for a smooth and stable user experience, which is typically an area where Apple shines.
If you own an iPhone or an iPad that was released in the last few years, Apple just released an update that you should install as soon as possible. iOS 9.3.2 is available for download as an over the air (OTA) update or through iTunes, and it brings with it a number of new features, bug fixes and refinements. DON'T MISS: The 5 biggest ways Captain America: Civil War failed Here's the change log Apple released alongside the iOS 9.3.2 update: As you can see, bug fixes are the name of the game here. There are also a number of improvements across the board though, and you should always install the latest iOS build as soon as possible to get any security fixes Apple might have pushed out. Lastly, iOS 9.3.2 includes the capability to enable Low Power Mode and Night Shift at the same time, which is something many users have been asking for.
If you have a 16GB iOS device you might want to immediately stop following our series on paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free. Why? Because we share so many awesome premium apps on sale that you're going to fill up your iPhone's storage in no time. Today we've got 11 fresh freebies and you can check them all out in our list below. MUST SEE: To make the iPhone exciting again, Apple has to launch… an Android phone? These are paid iPhone and iPad apps that have been made available for free for a limited time by their developers. There is no way to tell how long they will be free. These sales could end an hour from now or a week from now — obviously, the only thing we can guarantee is that they were free at the time this post was written. If you click on a link and see a price listed next to an app instead of the word “get,” it is no longer free. The sale has ended. If you download the app, you will be charged. FreeUpSpace Normally $4.99. ***The First All-in-One Space Saving Suite!*** *** Get the most powerful photos management app without any cost*** FreeUpSpace is a slick and polished space saving app for your iOS device that can resize photos, clean duplicates and compress photos & videos. It’s aimed at recovering wasted space of your device so that you can save more. This app gives you control on how you release space on your device. Use any or all of the 3 power packed modules to put your photos of your digital drawer on a diet: 1) Find duplicate photos: If you love clicking photos and selfies endlessly, you should use this feature very often. This helps you find duplicate photos of all levels ranging from least similar to exact duplicates. You have the control to set the duplicity level. Even better, you can adjust and set time and gps criteria for high accuracy. 2) Resize Photos: This is the best when you want to reduce the frame size of a photo you clicked from your iOS device. You can save a significant amount of space by resizing large sized photos. Quality is maintained while reducing the size. And even more, to make a photo fit perfectly on another device’s screen, you can simply resize it by setting a smaller width. 3) Compress Photos & Videos: You can save chunks of storage space by compressing large photos & videos. So if you’ve shot a lot of videos & photos with your iOS device, don’t forget to compress them when you’re running out of storage space. And once you’ve compressed them, you can easily share them with your friends via attachments, messaging apps etc. This app works best if: 1) You need to release storage space to save more photos & videos 2) You’re using a 16GB iOS device. 3) You’re lazy finding duplicates manually. 4) You’re unable to attach a photo or video because it’s too large. 5) You’re running out of storage space on a holiday! Get rid of the frequent message ”Your iPhone’s storage is almost full" World’s first iOS app that can recover more free space on your iOS device so that you can click and snap more and more photos & videos! Download FreeUpSpace Microbots Normally $0.99. Danger, a Microbot infestation is imminent! Test your skill, strategy and speed in this great arcade puzzle game that will keep you addicted for hours. Watch a video of Microbots: http://bit.ly/sd-hm You are Digital Pest Control, and it's up to you to eradicate the Microbot plague. They might look cute, but left alone they will infest the level. It's your job to guide the little vermin to the targets, where they will be blasted by your Exterminator-bot. Draw paths in any direction and the Microbots will blindly follow. Get them to the correct target to score. But watch out, they may need to make their way around each other, past obstacles or even have their colour converted. Each level requires a new strategy to score big. Work fast and smart and you will keep scoring more, don't forget to look out for the bonuses! Rack up the points to gain stars, these will unlock more levels and hand you Game Center achievements and points. There are 16 unique levels, each with a Game Center leaderboard, so you can pit your wits against players across the world. With retro styling, great audio and addictive gameplay, Microbots will keep you coming back for more. Game Features * Addictive gameplay * Fun combination of skill, strategy and speed * 4 zones * 16 unique, endlessly repayable levels * Cool retro graphics * Fab audio * Game Center leaderboard for all levels, plus zones and overall * Game Center Achievements * Games saved for later Download Microbots Print & PDF Normally $0.99. Just copy or "open with" whatever you want and focus the application. It will automatically detect if content need to be downloaded, converts it and offers sharing or printing. No extra actions needed. No annoying ads, no subscriptions. Office formats, images, texts - all can be one click converted. Listed in "open with" for better usability. Just copy hyperlink to download and convert content. Copy and transfer clipboard text data, print or share it as a file. Unique single click feature. Copy any text or data to your device clipboard and just open the application. It will appear as a PDF file in seconds. Lightweight, reliable and easy to use tool transforms and shares everything to PDF. Excel, Word, Powerpoint - all spreadsheets, text documents, plenty of supported formats. All can be shared and transformed to be guaranteed of being changed. Universal output format. absolute automation. Download Print & PDF SwiParty Normally $1.99. Still looking for workout playlists on YouTube?【Limited Time Free】 Easy-to-use music map More activity-based music: http://www.swibeat.com/album/SwiAPPs.php?lang=EN&swicls=swia1 Swipe to stream your personal party playlist! The unique interface of SwiWorkout classifies and recommends workout music for you. Find fast tempo on the right, slow ones on the left; from top to button, music ranges from new to old. Whatever music styles you want to listen to, swipe in corresponding area, SwiWorkout gives you a playlist immediately! Each swipe is an adventure. We're adding more music to SwiWorkout. Got some great workout music you wish to include? Drop us a line here: http://www.swibeat.com/Contact.php Features: - Pinch to adjust the search scope of music to increase/decrease the amount of tracks in the playlist Download SwiParty Run 5K PRO Normally $1.99. Do you want to start running & get in good shape? Do you want to easily run a 5K? Do you want to overcome laziness and lose weight? Then Run a 5K! app is exactly what you need! ============================= EASY TRAINING PLAN - 30 minutes a day, 3 times a week – and you'll be able to run 5K in 7 weeks; - effective training plan from professional coaches; - use outdoors and on a treadmill; - audio cues during all workouts to keep you focused; - GPS maps saved for each training session; - Apple Watch support. NEVER GET BORED - gradual increase of workout intensity for best result; - inspirational quotes keep you motivated while running; - motivational tips on running with each training session; - listening and managing your favorite music from the app; - sharing results with Facebook & Twitter friends. MUSIC TIMED TO YOUR WORKOUT - unlimited access to the best running music right from the app; - music tempo adjusts to your workout rhythm – music plays faster as you run faster; - new mixes from talented DJs are available every day; - all genres – from Classical and Oldies to Rock, Hip-hop and R&B; - convenient search and suggestions to find perfect mixes. TRACK YOUR PROGRESS - calorie counting; - detailed statistics: pace, distance, time and other parameters; - synchronization of your stats & logs with an upgrade from the free version; - synchronization with Apple Health app; - integration with Runkeeper, Fitbit, MapMyRun. Get ready to be surprised if you think you would never be able to run a 5K! Download Run 5K PRO mr.Toolkit Normally $1.99. mr.Toolkit － Must-have tools all in one. Contacts Cleaner | Flashlight | QR Code Scanner | Mirror | Alert | Proverbs | Storage Info | Battery Status. [Key Features]: --------------------------------------- * Flashlight （1）Brightness tuning: 10 levels （2）Strobe tuning: 10 levels （3）S.O.S strobe mode supported （4）Screen light mode supported * QR Code Scanner （1）Scan history auto saving （2）Scan QR Code from Photos （3）Backup & Restore scan history （4）Share scan history * Contacts Cleaner （1）Batch deleting contacts （2）Batch sending message to selected contacts （3）Backup contacts & Restore contacts （4）Batch sharing contacts * Proverbs （1）Scrolling selected proverb on your iPhone （2）Copy & Share proverbs supported Download mr.Toolkit OFFTIME Normally $2.99. ** Unplug and Digital Detox, just enough. ** The award winning ( OFFTIME ) lets you monitor your smartphone usage in real time and take dedicated timeouts from the digital. The app’s intuitive analytics make it easy to identify your habits and take action to change them. -- Introductory price: $2,99 (US) -- Find balance instead of giving in to digital distraction - start to unplug, take a digital detox and focus on your work, enjoy quality time with the people you care about, or simply find some peace of mind. As proven by science, with ( OFFTIME ) you can improve your wellbeing and productivity. “Addicted to your smartphone? There’s an APP for that!” – Daily Mail (UK) ( OFFTIME ) has three components that support your digital balance and digital detox: 1. tracking and comparing your device usage 2. setting personal device usage goals and accessing tips & articles 3. pursuing and sharing some digital OFFTIME (on iOS the flight mode for now) ** Please note ** For monitoring your smartphone usage in real time and displaying your hotspots of usage ( OFFTIME ) needs to continuously use GPS/location data. Even though ( OFFTIME )'s GPS usage is optimized, continued use of GPS running in the background will decrease battery life. ( OFFTIME ) provides a daily overview and its alert functions give you instant feedback on your usage behavior. You can set and track personal goals and limit your device usage to ensure your personal work-life-tech balance and your healthy digital detox daily. Learn how much time you spend with your digital devices and get support to disconnect. The app lets you understand your digital habits through insightful graphs and appealing visualizations of your smartphone usage, clustered by daily, weekly, monthly and total usage reports. Using “locations” you can find your usage hotspots. With the badge icon you can see conveniently your daily unlocks or collect your time offs. Once you opt-in to our new server comparison feature, you can easily see how your usage compares to that of other users each day. Take back control and focus on what matters to you. Give your device some peace and reconnect with your loved ones. Just before taking off you can share your “Offtime” moment with your friends and loved ones via Social Media. Inspire them to do the same and reconnect in the analog world. Curious or concerned about the drivers of distraction and digital device addiction? ( OFFTIME ) also comes with “hints” - a growing series of English articles that offer useful information and practical advice for dealing with the pitfalls of hyperconnectivity. Earning trust through data privacy and security ( OFFTIME ) takes data handling and privacy very serious. By default, ( OFFTIME ) stores as much data as possible on your device itself and allows you to opt-out from all server storage. As your data should be yours, for all the “Quantified Self” enthusiasts, ( OFFTIME ) offers an export function so you can get your own tracking data in a CSV file. Download OFFTIME Webpageshot Normally $4.99. Webpageshot is a simple yet powerful tool that used to convert the webpage into image. It will actually capture a whole web page (all the way down) and not just the bit on the screen. Also,it provides a screenshot extension for Safari on iOS 8. Download Webpageshot iArrow Normally $1.99. iArrow provides navigation where there are no roads. The app will show you the way back to your car, campsite or hotel and help you reach the nearest settlement if you get lost. This app features a built-in database of 2,000,000 localities around the world and does not require internet or cellular connection. Unlike navigation systems that show a blank map, iArrow instantly launches and very clearly indicates the direction and distance to the destination. The app consumes little energy and saves battery power. The app is useful for travelers, fishermen, hunters, including anyone who engages in recreation and works in the countryside. It is a reliable and easy navigation tool that fits perfectly in your hand. With iArrow, you can quickly save the coordinates of attractions, objects and key points along your route, and share them in any convenient way (SMS, Email, Twitter, Airdrop, etc.). You will be able to enter and send coordinates in a variety of formats and import them from the clipboard. APP FEATURES ● User Guide (Settings/?) ● Clear interface, uncompromising design ● You do not need an Internet connection * ● 2,000,000 settlements in the database ● Built-in online map ● Ability to search for objects by address ● Automatic detection of the address of the current position ● Indication of GPS accuracy ● Determination of direction using magnetic compass ● Determination of direction using GPS coordinates ● Radar mode that displays Favorites, History and settlements ● Displays full information about position, speed, altitude, etc. ● Lock screen ● Settings ● Metric and Imperial Units ● Low energy usage ● Support for iOS8 and iPhone 5/5s/6/6+ WORKING WITH COORDINATES ● Support for the latitude/longitude, UTM and MGRS coordinate formats ● Support latitude and longitude as decimal degrees, degrees/minutes/seconds and etc. ● Easy input of coordinates - special keyboards for each format ● Setting destination using azimuth and distance ● Convert GPS coordinates between degrees formats, UTM and MGRS on the fly ● Viewing coordinates on an online map ● Sending and receiving coordinates via SMS ● Import and export coordinates via SMS, Email, and Airdrop ● Import and export list of coordinates ● Import and export links to Google, Apple, Yandex, and OSM maps ● Import coordinates from the clipboard ● Automatic determination of format of imported coordinates ● Easily add, delete, or edit coordinates ● Automatically save the coordinates in History ● Search in Favorites and History ● Sorting Favorites/History by new and nearest points ● List of nearby settlements Download iArrow Reporter Camera Normally $0.99. Meet Reporter, private gesture-based camera app you've been waiting for ages. It offers you wide variety of photo-editing tools, effects and something never seen before - Encryption. Nowadays we want to make sure that our photos are kept private, because prying eyes are everywhere and some stories are just not meant to be shared. Encrypt any photograph from existing iPhone Gallery in less then a second, or make a new in a one simple click. We've took care about the ones you WANT to expose as well, adding the Renaissance-painter-like Signature for personalising your photography. Don't forget about adjustable exposition / white balance settings, bunch of Reporter-exclusive filters and various photo enhancement instruments. Download Reporter Camera Photosets Normally $0.99. Every now & then something "truly innovative" occurs ... Photosets - 4:3HD Live Photos Create Super-High-Quality 4:3HD Videos From Your Burst Mode Photosets Photosets is a first of it's kind Action Photography app, intended to be used as a companion-app to the Burst mode feature of your built-in iOS Camera app. Photosets v2.3.1 supports a single video output-format, one with a 6.2 Mpx resolution. Photosets v3.0, scheduled for release in May 2016, will support two video output-formats: i.) one with the same 6.2 Mpx resolution (when using an Apple mobile device with an 8 Mpx image sensor, which we refer to as 4:3HD-8), and ii.) one with a new (44% higher) 9 Mpx resolution (when using an Apple mobile device with a 12 Mpx image sensor, which we refer to as 4:3HD-12). We refer to this suite of formats as 4:3HD (pronounced "four three HD"); they are High-Definition (HD) resolutions optimized for their respective image sensor. The 9 Mpx format will soon become the highest resolution option on mobile devices, as well as in living rooms on big-screen TVs ! Key Features: • Industry's only comprehensive mobile app purpose-built for Burst mode photosets. • Industry-leading super-high-quality 4:3HD formats; Photosets v3.0 adds advanced stabilization. • Create short 4:3HD videos from your Burst mode photosets; up-to 120 photos per photoset. • Custom Most Important Photo (MIP) selection support, which enables you to select any single photo (of a photoset) to pair with a 4:3HD video when the video is Shared or Exported. • Custom multi-function photoset-level playback controller, supporting playback speeds of 3 -to- 30 frames per second (fps). • Custom photoset-level Trim support. • Supports Portrait and Landscape "orientation" on all 14 (supported) Apple mobile devices. • Supports the iOS 9 iPad-oriented multi-tasking features Slide Over and Split View. • Supports all 14 Apple mobile devices with an A7 or newer A-series processor. Import options: • Copy Burst Albums from your built-in iOS Photos app. • Receive, via AirDrop, "photosets" from other AirDrop-enabled Apple devices. • Download (sequentially-numbered) "photosets" from either local and remote web servers; includes a custom Preview feature. • Import up-to 300 photos per photoset. Share & Export options: • Share option #1: Transmit, via AirDrop, "photosets" to other AirDrop-enabled Apple devices. • Share option #2: Transmit, via AirDrop, 4:3HD videos (+ their companion-photos) to other AirDrop-enabled Apple devices. • Export option #1: Copy 4:3HD videos (+ their companion-photos) into a "Photosets" album in your built-in iOS Photos app. Download Photosets
The market for old electronics products is a bit bizarre. While a brand new iMac might set you back about $1,200, trying to get your hands on an original Apple I might set you back as much as $365,000. Much like the market for cars, the most expensive consumer electronics products tend to be either brand new or dreadfully old. Undoubtedly, many people are willing to shell out top dollar in the interest of nostalgia. While original Apple I computers are nearly impossible to come by, you can still make a pretty penny if you happen to have a drawer somewhere filled with old iPods . Since Apple first entered the music player business nearly 15 years ago, the company has churned out about 25 different iPod models. And if you happen to have a few old iPods lying around, you might want to see if they're worth anything. DON'T MISS: These 3D models likely show us exactly what the iPhone 7 will look like According to a new report from The Guardian , old iPods are joining the ranks of baseball cards insofar that they're fast becoming pricey collectibles on eBay. A factory-sealed third-generation iPod shuffle? $999.95. Mint condition fifth-generation iPod classic, in white? $1,394.99. A silver first-generation iPod mini? Yours for $2,499.99. But these are on the low end of the price scale. If you have a special edition, especially if it’s still in its original packaging, you could be looking at much more: Apple’s fourth-generation red-and-black special edition released in partnership with the band U2 are trading for around $7,000, used. And that’s before you get to the real collectors’ items. A first generation iPod classic – “battery is really good for its age” – is on sale priced at $9,999.99. A second-generation, still-boxed iPod classic – that’s the last version that had the moving wheel – is currently listed for an extraordinary $19,999.99. Now that's not to say that sellers are actually getting full-ask on said iPod models, but if you have any iPod models from 2001-2004 tucked away somewhere, you might want to hop on eBay and see what you can get for it. Interestingly, Apple's original Bondi Blue iMac, originally released in 1998, can be had for as little as $50 on eBay.
The Galaxy Note 6 is going to be one of the hot smartphones of the second half of the year, hitting stores around the same time the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus arrive. However, Samsung will start selling its new Note at least a month ahead of the new iPhone 7 Plus phablet's launch, just like last year. A new leak tells us precisely when the Galaxy Note 6 will be released in the US, killing previous rumors that suggested the phone may be available as soon as July. DON’T MISS: Leaked drawings are probably the iPhone 7's final design The well-informed Evan Blass took to Twitter to say that Samsung’s upcoming phablet will be available to U.S. buyers in the week of August 15th. The Galaxy Note 5 was released on August 13th last year in North America, a full month before the iPhone 6s started selling. In 2014, Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4 took a beating in stores because it launched at the same time with the iPhone 6 series. https://twitter.com/evleaks/status/730492940955561984 Blass has a great track record reporting leaks that detail unreleased mobile products, so it’s very likely that the Galaxy Note 6 will be available stateside come mid-August. According to SamMobile , some of the “confirmed” features of the new phone include a USB Type-C port, IP68 water and dust resistance, a 4,000 mAh battery and a BlackBerry-inspired Samsung Focus suite of apps . The phone should sport top-of-the-line hardware as well since Samsung has really turned up the heat on its flagship phone designs over the past year, and it could come with a curved display version as well.
We have big shoes to fill after yesterday's batch of paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free, but we think we've done a pretty good job. We've got 12 apps in total for you today, and they span a wide range of categories to ensure that there's something for everyone. As always, you'll also find a few free downloads remaining in yesterday's post if you head back and check it out. MUST SEE: The hottest iPhone you’ve ever seen will never exist These are paid iPhone and iPad apps that have been made available for free for a limited time by their developers. There is no way to tell how long they will be free. These sales could end an hour from now or a week from now — obviously, the only thing we can guarantee is that they were free at the time this post was written. If you click on a link and see a price listed next to an app instead of the word “get,” it is no longer free. The sale has ended. If you download the app, you will be charged. Lists Normally $2.99. Lists is a fun and colorful little task and checklist app. A lot of todo apps are pretty intense, but sometimes the easiest way to get stuff done is to keep things light and easy. If you need a productivity tool that doesn’t take itself too seriously, Lists is your app! It’s perfect for condensing and focusing in on the 10 or so things that actually matter, and getting them done. All lists and items you create in the app are synced in real-time to all of your devices, and are available offline. Download Lists Preset Normally $1.99. "It’s the best way to perfect your photos." -- Mac Sources ----------- Make your own filters by mixing, matching and adjusting 27 filters from our library. Easy to use gestures allow users to swap, delete and temporarily disable filters in their layer chain. Use Preset’s easy to learn interface to create the perfect combination of filters that you can save and reuse. Users can also pinch on the image they are editing to zoom. They can double tap to go back to original scale. Share your Photos to Instagram, Facebook, Twitter or any app on user’s device that has a share extension. The app supports full use on iPad in either side-by-side or slide over mode. Apply your presets inside the Photo App by using our extension. They can apply a preset then save it to their device. Preset is available on any device that supports iOS 8 or 9. That includes iPad 2 and iPhone 4S. Download Preset Monster Math 2 Magic World in-app purchase currently free, normally $2.99. Monster Math 2 helps your child practice and learn over 40 math skills within addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, times tables as well as factors, multiples and prime numbers. It is suited for Grades 1 – 5, with standard skill presets aligned with Common Core standards. These are also fully customisable to suit your kids’ aptitude and you can move to advanced or basic skills with a simple toggle. Detailed reports and weekly emails round up the educational features and allow you to get an in-depth view of how the kids is progressing in math! Monster Math 2 has: 4 Completely Different and New Worlds 23 game characters Superior gameplay features and more interactivity for the kids All new artwork and soundtrack While kids explore new worlds and await new characters with bated breath, they don’t even realize they are getting better and faster at arithmetic! Monster Math 2 is a hugely better approach to practicing mental math and doing math drills. Its story-line and interactivity is designed to quiz multiple skills at once and guide students towards improving their skills; unlike flash cards or simple quiz based apps, which only ask one question at a time. Monster Math 2 provides a unique story and adaptive game play to tutor kids at a suitable pace. Have your kids progress through learning their core arithmetic skills while helping Maxx find Dextra! Kids love Monster Math! Monster Math 2 - Features: Tons of Adventure • Become Maxx and rescue your best friend Dextra from the clutches of evil monsters! Your child can follow an engaging storyline as Maxx runs through multiple worlds and levels. They can practice basic problem solving in dozens of different levels by defeating enemy monsters! Learn and Practice Arithmetic • Monster Math 2 is better than homework, and it’s the perfect math trainer for your child. Practice addition, subtraction, multiplication and division with Maxx! Monster Math 2 has a multilevel system is designed to guide struggling kids towards the right answers. Adaptive Gameplay with Challenging Drills and Quizzes • This math trainer adjusts its difficulty depending on your child’s progress across various math skills In-Depth Reporting • Learn how your child is doing with the Common Core Standards for math. See where they need help and know what skills they are good at. You can even get a skill-specific analysis, as well as weekly email updates. Unlock More with Monster Math 2! • Monster Math 2 is your child’s personal homework and math trainer. It takes your child through 20 levels in 4 different worlds, encountering strange and funny monsters with exciting powers. And they defeat these monsters using basic math and problem solving skills that they use in class every day! See the skills your child could be learning with Monster Math 2 - Addition & Subtraction • Addition up to 5, 10 and 20 • Subtraction up to 5, 10 and 20 • Two-digit addition without carry over • Two-digit subtraction without borrowing Multiplication & Division • Times Tables of 1 through 10 • Divide by numbers 1 to 10 • Multiply single-digit numbers by multiples of 10 Download Monster Math 2 Universal Search Engine Normally $0.99. Search on Internet in Smart and optimized way A powerful App to get the Top search result from six different search engine in Single App . ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Advantage of this App:- * Save a lot of time of User * NO need to browse from different website , * A lot of search results from different websites ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Key feature of App:- * Search results from Google * Search results from Bing * Search results from Yahoo * Search results from Duckduckgo.com * Search results from Ask.com * Search results from AOL.com ** This App show top results from search engine and show it within the app . You can open that results within the App . ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ** Only one time input to search from all different search engine . ** Easily switch to another search engine result . ** No need to fill same thing Again . it will search automatically for your text . ** you can also open the link of search results within the App . ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ** A must have App for the people who frequently use search engine . ** You need not to open different search homepage to find optimized results . This App will do it for you automatically. ** Easy to use App. ** This App will change the way of searching on Internet to get best results . Thank you !! Download Universal Search Engine Red Camera Normally $2.99. Red Camera Convert normal everyday photos into vintage and grunge style. We have 50 filters - Grunge Vintage Sepia Black and White Retro filters Bokeh Hipster Filters Unicolor Take your android phone into the past with some of the most beautiful and unique vintage effects. Come see filters fine-tuned to perfection and inspired by old-school analog photography. Download this app and see how Photolab retro throws back to old-school photography with the best real-time vintage filters on the app store! Edit photos with this wonderful retro photo editor and share with the world on Facebook,pinterest,instagram and flickr. Wonderful alternative of hipstamatic, retrica , vintique A wonderful app with a nice hipster hipstamatic and lomo feel ! Download Red Camera countability Normally $0.99. how many coffee you had this month? how many beer you had for this year? are you looking for an app to record the numbers in your daily life? Please try Countability! Features: - right to left swipe to increase record by one easily - left to right swipe to edit/delete the entire category - view your recorded items chart in daily/monthly/yearly manner - or view/edit your recorded items as a list - currently have 15 color themes to to pick! - register an account to store your data in cloud Download countability Smart Cleaner Normally $1.99. Smart Cleaner is the best solution available on your iPhone and iPad to remove multiple duplicate contacts in your address book instantaneously. After Cleanup Duplicate Contacts has worked its magic, your address book will be cleaner, faster and easier to navigate. This app can help you to remove duplicate contacts in one click, also it supports Recycle Bin, you can rollback deleted contacts easily, never mind mistake remove. 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With i-School you can: - Download your favorite textbooks and attach them to the classes; - Keep track of your study Timetable Schedule, make audio and text notes during your classes - Track your tasks - homework, assignments and get notified in advance about deadlines - Keep your grades, compute a grade average by semesters and overall - Share you homework through the social networks or bluetooth interface Download iSchool AmpKit Normally $19.99. AmpKit+ transforms your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch into a powerful guitar amp & effects studio! The paid AmpKit+ app includes 4 amps and matching cabinets, 10 pedals and 8 mics at less than half price. 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Chrono Plus is suitable for anyone who needs to manage time and tasks more effectively and efficiently. A must-have for any freelancer or professional paid by the hour, it features a sleek, intuitive interface for management of tasks, cost calculation and invoicing. Also available for Mac, Chrono Plus keeps all data in sync across computers and mobile devices. Key Features: • Easy and fast creation of tasks and subtasks • Color marking and search for better navigation • Tracks completion of tasks and projects • Time and cost tracking • Multiple hourly rates • Built-in invoice generator (formatted in MS Excel) • Ability to e-mail invoices to clients or save them to external applications • Project visualization using graphs and charts • Full synchronization between iPad, iPhone and Mac • Mac version is also available Download Chrono Plus Bike Gear Calculator Normally $0.99. All level Cyclists now have access to an exciting new Bicycle Gear Calculator application. A must have app for bike mechanics, commuters, road cyclists, mountain, cyclocross, BMX riders and racers. You can customize the app to match your bike specs (ANY size sprocket, chainring and tires). With our app you can match a SRAM XX1 1x11 mountain bike drivetrain (42T cog), or you can manually add a 60 tooth cog if you want! For more info and how to ADD a needed size sprocket, tires, chainring etc. please read a user manual at www.BikeGearCalculator.com Every dedicated cyclist wants to be more powerful. Using a customizable bike gears calculator app makes it easy. Customize the bike gears calculator app to match your bike specs. Bike gears calculator allows you to choose cadence, tire size, crank length and more and determine gear ratio, gain ratio, speed, pedal rotations and much more. Bicycle Gears app helps you to determine whether you have the right bike but the wrong gears. This handy application gives cyclists facts on-the-spot to improve their overall experience. 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Cycling is better when you know how and when to get in the right gear. Getting in the optimum gear on time will improve your performance. Take advantage of the incredible abilities of this innovative app to meet and exceed your cycling goals. Have a safe ride! Download Bike Gear Calculator Decorder Normally $0.99. Decorder - THE Decibel Recording App Simple and easy to use decibel recorder with: - Great decibel monitoring - Automatic saving of your decibel session data - Maximum, Minimum, Average and all decibels recorded - Sharing via email, message, and others, with a text file of all the decibels and data received in the session with the data designed to be easily reusable. This is THE Decibel recording, storing and sharing app. Download Decorder
Today's list of paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free comes a bit later than usual, but you'll love it every bit as much as you do on any other day. We've got 10 fresh apps for you on Wednesday's list, and you can snag even more if you head back to yesterday's post , where you'll find several remaining freebies. DON’T MISS: 5 private details Facebook asks for that you shouldn’t share These are paid iPhone and iPad apps that have been made available for free for a limited time by their developers. There is no way to tell how long they will be free. These sales could end an hour from now or a week from now — obviously, the only thing we can guarantee is that they were free at the time this post was written. If you click on a link and see a price listed next to an app instead of the word “get,” it is no longer free. The sale has ended. If you download the app, you will be charged. Tube for YouTube Normally $0.99. Tube for YouTube is the critically acclaimed new app for YouTube. Watch YouTube like never before thanks to Tube's unique browse while watching in fullscreen feature. ***** AppAdvice - Today's Best App: “If you’re looking for an experience that is better than the official YouTube app, then look no further.” ***** CNET: “Gives you a more complete (and entertaining) YouTube experience by letting you "channel surf" while the current video plays… Take that, Google!” Tube is the perfect way to discover and enjoy great new videos on the go or relaxing at home. Some of the awesome features: - Browse search results, featured videos and playlists while watching in full screen - Flat single-screen navigation enables easy/fast access to your favorite features with a single tap - Gorgeous iOS 7 style interface - View YouTube curated channels or sign-in with your YouTube account to access all of your Subscriptions, Playlists etc. - Easily subscribe to new channels or add videos to your Favorites and Watch Later list. - Filter searches your way with the intuitive iOS 7 style menu - Video ratings and number of views are displayed on each video while browsing - Easily share videos using the standard iOS 7 sharing interface Tube provides the most immersive YouTube experience on your iPhone. Download it now to see for yourself. Download Tube for YouTube Mars Writer Normally $4.99. Mars Writer lets you quickly create beautiful notes. Use it on your next great writing idea or project. #Features: **REALTIME DATA SYNC** Everything you type into Mars Writer is synced in real-time to all your devices. **CREATE BEAUTIFUL MARKDOWN NOTES.** Mars Writer is powered by Markdown: The writing standard for authors and bloggers everywhere. The minimal syntax places your words front and center. ** PROCESS IDEAS. NOT DOCUMENTS** Mars Writer is built to place the emphasis on your words and writing. We designed it to be clean and minimal so you could focus on your thoughts. **CODE FRIENDLY** If you are a programmer, you'll enjoy the Github-flavored styling for code snippets built into Mars Writer. **ORGANIZE YOUR WORK INTO NOTEBOOKS** All of your writing can be saved and organized using a notebook-style hierarchy. The interface is modern while remaining wonderfully familiar. **ROBUST SHARING OPTIONS** Your work can easily be exported out of the app as .txt (plain text), .md (markdown), or .html documents. #Uses You can use Mars Writer for: - Your next big novel - Taking notes in class - A place for your personal thoughts - Storing your code snippet library - Creating Give Mars Writer a try. You'll love it! Download Mars Writer Rapid Photo Transfer Normally $2.99. Rapid Photo Transfer is the best transfer app on the AppStore. It allows you to transfer, backup and share your videos and photos (including Live Photos) privately, quickly and in full resolution. Free space on your device with Rapid Photo Transfer. We’ve created Image Transfer app - one of the best transfer apps on the App Store with more than 5 million downloads. This experience and feedback from our customers allowed us to create Rapid Photo Transfer with advanced transfer technologies, beautiful interface and helpful features. Here are some of our features: . Transfer photos and videos to computer and vice versa without additional software . Live Photos support. You can share with friends or backup your live photos as .mov, .gif or even .jpeg+.mov format. . Fast and handy transfer to the connected cloud drives: Dropbox, GoogleDrive and Flickr. . Incredible share features. You’re able to share transferred photos right after they were transferred: via email, iMessages or just copy short URL and share it wherever you want. . Free space on your device. You’re able to delete transferred photos and keep your iPhone storage clear. It’s just a few features (but they are amazing, right?) and many more are coming soon. So, give it a try and send us your feedback. Download Rapid Photo Transfer Proun Normally $1.99. PocketGamer 9/10: "This is knife-edge stuff of the very highest order - you'll curse, you'll scream, and when you conquer a challenge you'll cheer in relief and delight." Proun+ is a great combination of art and a racing game, inspired by paintings by Mondriaan and Kandinsky. Proun+ - A Journey Through Modern Art In Proun+ you guide a ball racing along a pipe while dodging obstacles. 5 different speeds from Relaxed to Speed of Light mean this game is suitable for both casual and hardcore gamers, so anyone can enjoy it. The levels are accompanied by great jazz-rock music specially written for Proun+. *Please note: make no mistake - this game is visually great but will be the hardest challenge of your life at top speed! Proun+ = • 5 different speeds • 11 levels • 4 different game modes • Jazz-rock music • Simple game controls (touch or tilt) • Lasting appeal • A Journey Through Modern Art This game is compatible with the iPad 2 and iPhone 4 (or newer), but a 4th generation iPad or iPhone 5 (or newer) is recommended for the ultimate gaming experience. Download Proun XVideo Player PRO Normally $0.99. XVideo Player app is advanced app that plays any major video format without conversion very easily. Play online videos with around 15 popular video sites. Video Playback: - Directly play videos in the app - Play almost any video format including flash videos - Play videos attached in your email directly when opening the app - Play youtube videos online - Import videos from Camera and Video Library - No Advertisement in this version Online Video Player with the following sites: (1) YouTube (2) Vimeo (3) NetFlix (4) DailyMotion (5) Yahoo! Screen (6) Vube (7) Twitch (8) Vine (9) UStream (10) Break (11) LiveLeak (12) TV (13) Viewster (14) Hulu (15) MetaCafe Supported video formats: mov, mp4, 3gp, avi, wma, wmv, mpeg, mpeg1, mpeg2, mpeg4, flv, f4v, swf, rmvb, mkv, dat, vob, mts, ogg, mpg File Manager: - Manage your videos easily and delete files - Video thumbnails - Export video to Camera Roll - iTunes file sharing folder - Faster Wifi File Sharing option to share all supported videos - Share videos on Facebook and also by Email Video Trimming: - Provide feature to trim videos - Trim unlimited videos and store them in your device Privacy Settings: - Pass Lock option to provide safety for your videos Video Sharing: - Share videos via Email with your friends - Easily share videos via WhatsApp - Also provide feature to upload videos on Youtube and share via twitter Download XVideo Player PRO EVIL Normally $0.99. Tap to create GIFs with effects from your Live Photos. Save or share your iOS 9 Live Photos with your friends via iMessage, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other apps. The app filters and only displays Live Photos. Tap on any of them to convert them into a MOV or GIF with the chosen effect which you can save to your photo library, or share directly to other apps. Note that for certain apps like Twitter, you will want to use Evil to save as GIF to your photo library and then tweet directly from within the Twitter app. Only iPhone 6s and 6s Plus can take Live Photos, but if you have received Live Photos from your friends, you can still use Evil to convert those photos to MOV or GIF. On devices with 3D Touch, you can tap on a thumbnnail to peek to show a preview of the live photo. For devices without 3D touch support, tap and hold on a thumbnail to preview the larger version of the photo. Download EVIL Maps for Minecraft Normally $0.99. With this app you can explore an amazing collection of the Best Database Maps for your Minecraft Pocket Edition game with this app! You will get the largest database maps ever available for Minecraft Pocket Edition. This app contains over 800 hand-picked maps with photos and descriptions. Have you ever wanted custom maps for your Minecraft Pocket edition game? This app lets you have those custom maps! Features: • Over 800 maps database • Easy installation • Universal app • Images for every map It is the app with the most Maps in the entire App store. We have all of them! Do you have doubts about how to register on a Map? Do you know how Maps work? Do not worry, we provide you with help in order to solve all of your doubts. This is the only app that allows you to add all the Maps you want without any problems, there are no limits! We update the Maps every hour and you will be able to access the most famous Maps in the world. Download Maps for Minecraft AURA Normally $2.99. Snap, Edit & Share your photos, easier than ever! Our powerful and beautifully designed tools will help you add beautiful frames, filters, text and so much more to your photos, in the most creative & playful way ever! • High-Quality Filters Apply stunning filters to your photos, easier than ever! Choose between a beautiful collection of stunning filters to make your photos achieve the specific look and glow you want. We will continually be adding more filter packs for your photos to enjoy! • Stunning Effects Choose from a perfectly categorized collection of stunning effects such as Spot, Bloom & Gloom to easily make your photos stand out! • Beautiful Text Simply add beautiful text to your photos with many artistic fonts to choose from. Express yourself, with the most perfectly designed text editing tool for your phone! • Artistic Frames & Borders Add beautiful frames and borders to your photos, easier than ever! 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Every year during the spring and summer months, Android and Apple users alike are given a glimpse into the future of their respective mobile operating systems. Apple of course has WWDC which is slated to take place in June and Google will kick things off one month earlier when its annual I/O developers conference kicks off next week on May 18. What makes Google's I/O conference arguably more interesting and exciting than WWDC is that there's a whole lot more to cover. While Apple will predictably cover the future of iOS and OS X, Google, as it's prone to do, will cover an incredible array of products and technologies, hardly a surprise given how many different pots Google has its hands in these days. Indeed, Google's broadening interest in all facets of technology - and even science - is what prompted the company to rename and restructure itself under the Alphabet umbrella. All that said, we are eagerly anticipating Google to make a number of interesting announcements that extend far beyond the company's upcoming Android N update. From a rumored VR headset to more information regarding a Project Tango smartphone, the collective eyes of the tech world will understandably be laser focused on all things Google I/O next week. DON'T MISS: The iPhone 7 might not be the iPhone you’re waiting for With so much on Google's plate, we've put together a short but sweet primer to help give you a better idea of what to expect when Google's 3-day developers conference kicks off. Notably, this marks the first time I/O will be a 3-day event, suggesting that Google has a whole lot to discuss. Android N It wouldn't be Google I/O without a new version of Android. Codenamed Android N, we can fully expect Google CEO Sundar Pichai and other executives to show us what the future of Android looks like. As for the playful food-related name Google plans to give to its next-gen version of Android, rumor has it that the N stands for Nutella. Now because Google began pushing out developer previews of Android N not too long ago, not everything about the company's next-generation OS will be a surprise. In short order, some of the rumored features Android N will bring to the table include quick reply notifications, notification bundling, an easier process by which device manufacturers can push out updates to users, multi-window support, new tools to prevent excessive data usage if need be, support for pressure sensitive displays a la the iPhone 6s' 3D Touch feature, and better battery management. Self-Driving Cars Google has been testing self-driving cars for some time now, but there are rumors suggesting that the search giant will take some time at this year's I/O event to show them off to the public for the first time. With Tesla having already rolled out its Autopilot software, it will be interesting to see if Google is ready to take the wraps off of its own self-driving car technology. Amazon Echo competitor The Information earlier this year published an interesting expose on Nest and its CEO Tony Fadell. Buried within the report was an interesting nugget indicating that the Nest team has been busy building a device intended to compete with the Amazon Echo. While no release details were provided in the original report, Google I/O would represent the opportune venue to unveil such a device. Project Tango Project Tango has been talked about for years now, but in 2016, the wait for a consumer-oriented Project Tango smartphone will finally come to an end. Indeed, Lenovo and Google haven't exactly been quiet about their partnership involving a Project Tango smartphone slated for release sometime later this summer. With a release date fast approaching, it's a safe bet that we'll see such a device take front and center stage next week at Google I/O. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eYlIprTlsmQ For those unfamiliar, Project Tango involves equipping smartphones with a vast array of advanced sensors that, together with a phone's camera, can quickly survey a room and construct a 3D map of its interior. Virtual Reality Headset Virtual Reality is all the rage these days and Google isn't going to just sit on the sidelines and observe. According to a February report in The Wall Street Journal , Google has been developing a more advanced virtual reality headset that "doesn’t rely on a smartphone, computer or game console." While it remains to be seen if such a device is ready for public viewing, it's no secret that Google has been taking VR related endeavors more seriously in recent months. Earlier this year, Google announced the formation of an entirely new division dedicated solely to virtual reality computing. Project Aura The first incarnation of Google Glass didn't revolutionize much of anything, despite early excitement about the product from vocal supporters. And while Google Glass is now often the subject of ridicule, Google still has big plans for the technology. Say hello to Project Aura, a.k.a Google Glass 2.0. Project Auora is reportedly being managed by Nest CEO Tony Fadell and will reportedly have more of an enterprise focus as opposed to a focus on consumers. Now what this entails exactly remains open to speculation, but some believe that Google will try to market Google Glass 2.0 to those in the manufacturing and healthcare industries. Either way, don't be surprised to see if Google takes some time at its developer conference next week to give us a report on the state of its efforts surrounding wearable technologies. Chrome OS/Android merger This is a rumor that has been floating around for a few months now. Originally reported by The Wall Street Journal this past October, it's believed that Alphabet has grand plans to fold its Chrome OS under the Android umbrella. The move is also an attempt by Google to get Android running on as many devices as possible to reach as many people as possible. The operating system runs phones, tablets, watches, TVs and car infotainment systems. Adding laptops could increase Android’s user base considerably. That should help Google woo more outside developers who want to write apps once and have them work on as many gadgets as possible, with little modification. Work on this initiative has reportedly been ongoing for more than two years now. It's believed that Alphabet will showcase its progress on this particular endeavor at Google I/O next week ahead of a 2017 final release.
New iPhone blueprints sourced from noted leaker Steve Hemmerstoffer appear to confirm that Apple's next-gen iPhone 7 will not feature a traditional 3.5mm headphone jack. The blueprint renders below, reportedly sourced from an Apple subcontractor ( via uSwitch ), also seem to corroborate previous reports indicating that the larger iPhone 7 Plus will be the only model to ship with Apple's advanced dual lens camera system. DON'T MISS: Amazon’s 12 best daily deals: A $50 smartphone, a $150 smart TV, and plenty more First up, we have a rendering of the iPhone 7. And next we have the following rendering of the iPhone 7 Plus. Note the difference in the camera module on the iPhone 7 above and the iPhone 7 Plus below. As for what we can expect to see out of the iPhone 7 Plus' dual camera system, Apple's acquisition of LinX suggests that we'll see improved image quality, better detailing when zooming in, decreased noise levels, improved low light performance and more. Notably, LinX, before being acquired by Apple, touted its cameras as “leading the way to DSLR performance in slim handsets.” Also interesting is the claim that the iPhone 7 Plus will be graced with a Smart Connector on the back. "Once again that tallies with long-standing rumors that the iPhone 7 Plus will offer support for a new set of dedicated accessories, as well as existing iPad Pro add-ons such as the Smart Keyboard," the report adds. What's more, the report relays that Apple's next-gen iPhone models will still rely upon a single speaker instead of opting for a dual speaker system as some previous rumors suggested. Size wise, expect Apple's iPhone 7 models to sport the same dimensions as the iPhone 6s. Aesthetically, the iPhone 7 will look a bit better as the unseemly antenna lines on the back will reportedly be shown the door. To that point, MacRumors recently obtained the following photo which purports to show what the iPhone 7 will look like. Also note that the camera doesn't appear to protrude anymore. As for other iPhone news, John Gruber recently suggested that Apple's 2017 iPhone model will feature an edge to edge display with an embedded Touch ID sensor and video camera.
With consumer electronics products becoming smaller and increasingly more powerful over the years, students have started to come up with any number of clever ways to discreetly cheat on exams. You might recall, for instance, that a group of 50 students at an elite High School in New York were caught up in a massive cheating ring that centered on slyly taking photos of exams ahead of time. In the most recent instance of technology creatively being used for cheating purposes, a group of students taking an entrance exam for medical school in Thailand were caught using an elaborate system that relied upon smartwatches and hidden cameras embedded in eyeglasses. DON'T MISS: New unlimited VPN app for iPhone is designed to bypass censorship According to Reuters , the scheme involved three groups of students, one equipped with smartwatches, another with the aforementioned glasses and another group located away from the testing location. The scheme worked as follows: The group with the advanced glasses sat down for the exam and took photos of the exam. They then left the exam room on the early side whereupon they promptly sent the questions to a group outside the testing location. This group then looked over the questions and came up with answers that they then communicated to a group of test takers wearing smartwatches. The exam proctors reportedly became suspicious after noticing some students wearing curiously large glasses, photos of which you can see above. Upon learning of the cheating scheme, officials at Rangsit University cancelled the medical school entrance exam for all students in order to get a handle on the situation. The exam has since been rescheduled and the cheating students have been "blackballed" from the school. A few additional photos of the gadgets students were using to cheat follow below.
Do you remember Creative? In the early 2000s, the company had a brief period of being cool, as its Zen MP3 players were the anti-establishment alternative to the iPod. These days, the Singapore-based company mostly makes gaming headsets and computer speakers -- nothing to do with smartphones, in other words. But thanks to a complaint filed against every big Android phone manufacturer, Creative has quietly declared war on Android. The complaint is filed against a who's-who of Android smartphones: Samsung, LG, HTC, BlackBerry, Sony, ZTE, Lenovo and Motorola. The issue at hand is music players: all the phones have 'em, and Creative has a patent it thinks is being infringed on. Specifically, all the phones are capable of "playing stored media files selected by a user from a hierarchical display." DON'T MISS: 5 private details Facebook asks for that you shouldn’t share I know what you're thinking -- this is the same sort of rounded-corners stuff that Apple and Samsung have been fighting about for years. And to an extent, that's true! A "hierarchical display" that lets you select stored music files is a description that fits any music player more sophisticated than a radio -- heck, you could argue that Sony's first CD player did something similar. But before you write off this entire complaint as classic patent trolling, it's worth remembering that Creative was once a force in music electronics, and it has a right, just like any other company, to protect its intellectual property. The complaint was filed with the International Trade Commission, which seems to think (at least provisionally) that Creative has some kind of case. It's opening an investigation into Creative's complaint, which could potentially have serious repercussions for the Android manufacturers named. In the past, the ITC has banned Samsung phones from the US after it found them to infringe on patents. In this case, an import ban isn't likely -- Creative is probably after a royalty fee, which would see manufacturers pay a small amount to the company for every smartphone sold. That could tide a slowly failing company well into retirement, and all because it patented the idea of a list.
A university in Thailand has caught a group of students using smart watches and cameras concealed in glasses to cheat during entrance exams, forcing the cancellation of the tests for others. Rangsit University rector Arthit Ourairat shared pictures of the gadgets on his Facebook page and said the school had canceled the relevant medical school entrance exams held on May 7 and 8. Local media cited officials saying three students had been blacklisted by the university following the elaborate scam, which involved proxies filming the exam papers with the concealed camera in their glasses.
Today's list of paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free follows the killer batch we had yesterday, several of which are still free downloads if you hurry up and grab them from Monday's post . You'll find 11 fresh apps for Tuesday though, but these sales could be over at any moment so be sure to download anything you see that looks appealing as soon as you can. DON’T MISS: 5 private details Facebook asks for that you shouldn’t share These are paid iPhone and iPad apps that have been made available for free for a limited time by their developers. There is no way to tell how long they will be free. These sales could end an hour from now or a week from now — obviously, the only thing we can guarantee is that they were free at the time this post was written. If you click on a link and see a price listed next to an app instead of the word “get,” it is no longer free. The sale has ended. If you download the app, you will be charged. InstaWeb Normally $1.99. "If you are looking for a cool app for storing webpages in PDF format for offline viewing, this is the perfect one for you." - makeuseof "This is just perfect, which is exactly what I need. I can view the web page like Safari's Reader, removing all the clutters" - User Review InstaWeb is a powerful tool for iPhone and iPad to convert any website to PDF very fast and easy. InstaWeb also features a clutter remover to create clean and ready to read PDFs. A must have tool for students, teachers, and professional users who save online articles for offline reading. With InstaWeb you can share your PDF via email, Dropbox, SkyDrive, Google Drive. Also, you can print your file using an AirPrint compatible printer. Features: ◉ WEB TO PDF CONVERTER - SECURE Convert any website to PDF using the built in browser. Everything is done inside the app, you don't have to worry about privacy or external servers. ◉ FOLDER ORGANIZATION - OFFLINE STORAGE Save every PDF on your device. 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The app is used to view existing events from the iPhone calendar, with the following features: ․ Day timeline ․ Week timeline ․ Scroll through 24 hours ․ Scroll through days and weeks ․ Tap on event to open event or iPhone calendar ․ Handles complicated event overlapping ․ Assigns colors to events Scroll through the full 24 hours, scroll through days and weeks. The app remembers the last screen the user was viewing. Download iCal Widget GifShare HD Normally $4.99. Make any GIF worthy of Instagram. 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Looking to upload your homemade video clips somewhere other than Google’s YouTube or Facebook’s video services? You’re in luck, as starting Tuesday anyone with an Amazon account can take advantage of the retailer's brand new user-generated video hosting service. DON’T MISS: New unlimited VPN app for iPhone is designed to bypass censorship The company announced on Tuesday that content creators will have various ways to monetize their videos, including selling and renting them online via the Prime Video program, or making them available to anyone under an ad-based program similar to YouTube. The new service is called Amazon Video Direct and comes with an interesting incentive program. The AVD Stars program will give video creators a share of the $1 million Amazon will put up every month, on top of any revenue generated from their videos. “We’re constantly looking for ways to enable content creators to find an engaged audience and to make it easier for customers to discover great content,” an Amazon spokeswoman told The Wall Street Journal , which first reported the new Amazon service. The move is also a great way to fight against Google, Facebook and other rival services in an increasingly competitive space. Not to mention that Amazon’s new service should have a direct effect on its online retail business. “Think of this like a Trojan horse to bring you into the kingdom of Amazon, which is a massive shopping mall,” Manatt Digital Media Ventures chief Peter Csathy told the Journal . “It really underscores how video has become the battleground in tech.” Amazon’s full press release follows, and the new video service home page is available at this link . Amazon Announces Amazon Video Direct, Giving Video Providers a Self-Service Program to Reach Amazon Customers, Including Tens of Millions of Prime Members Creators and storytellers from around the world can now make their videos available to customers as part of Prime Video and earn royalties based on hours streamed Videos can also be made available to rent or own, to view free with ads, or packaged together and offered as an add-on subscription Customers in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Austria and Japan now have access to new movies, TV shows, docu-series and music videos from content creators The Amazon Video Direct Stars program also launches today, giving video providers the opportunity to earn a monthly bonus based on customer engagement SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 10, 2016-- (NASDAQ:AMZN)—Amazon today announced an enhancement to Amazon Video: introducing Amazon Video Direct (AVD), a new self-service program for creators and storytellers to make their video content available to Amazon customers, including tens of millions of Prime members. Amazon Video is the only streaming service to offer customers unlimited access to tens of thousands of movies and TV episodes, including award-winning Amazon Original Series, through Prime Video; monthly subscriptions to SHOWTIME, STARZ, and more; and hundreds of thousands of titles including new-release movies and current TV shows for rent or purchase. With AVD, starting today, video providers have flexible self-service options for distributing their content: Included in Prime Video at no additional charge to tens of millions of Prime members Available as an add-on subscription through the Streaming Partners Program Offered as a one-time rental price or a one-time purchase price Available to all Amazon customers ad-supported Specific benefits of Amazon Video Direct include: Access to Amazon’s most engaged streaming audience—video providers can distribute their content directly to tens of millions of Prime members and earn royalties based on minutes streamed Choice of how to share titles—video providers can utilize the different options Amazon Video uses to share content to customers Expanded customer reach—video providers can choose to make their titles available in any country where Amazon Video is available—theUnited States, Germany, Austria, United Kingdom and Japan; with support for all the devices Amazon Video is available on—Fire TV, Fire and other iOS and Android tablets, connected TVs, game consoles, iOS and Android phones, and laptops Insightful performance metrics—video providers are given performance metrics, such as number of minutes a title was streamed, projected revenue, payment history, or number of subscribers, so they can optimize the way they offer and promote content to customers; video providers have full control and the flexibility to make changes based on these metrics “It’s an amazing time to be a content creator,” said Jim Freeman, Vice President of Amazon Video. “There are more options for distribution than ever before and with Amazon Video Direct, for the first time, there’s a self-service option for video providers to get their content into a premium streaming subscription service. We’re excited to make it even easier for content creators to find an audience, and for that audience to find great content.” Also launching today is the AVD Stars program, which gives video creators a share of one million dollars per month based on customer engagement with their title. Here’s how the program works: Amazon will distribute to creators a monthly bonus from the one million dollar monthly fund, based on the Top 100 AVD titles in Prime Video, in addition to any other revenue earned. Video creators and providers who use AVD to make their titles available in Prime Video will automatically be enrolled. The AVD Stars program launches today and the one million dollar monthly fund will make its first bonus distributions based on streaming activity from June 1st to June 30th. “We are thrilled to bring a selection of our premium original series, including Emmy nominated Vanity, to one of the premiere ad-free subscription services,” said Mia Goldwyn, Chief Content Officer, StyleHaul. “We believe Amazon Prime members will enjoy the unique female voices featured in our content and be inspired by the fashion and beauty that our brand embodies.” “Amazon Video Direct helps us reach fans of our beloved preschool brands, including classic Thomas & Friends, Barney & Friends, Angelina Ballerina, Fireman Sam and Pingu, and get the content in front of Prime members faster than ever and into new territories,” said Andrea Carpenter, Senior Director, Global Content Marketing and Distribution, Mattel. “The upload and publishing process is easy and fast, and we can directly monitor our streaming performance through our online dashboard.” “As a major, independently owned and operated motion-picture company, we’re excited to have the ability to distribute our films to Amazon customers around the globe,” said Peter Goldwyn, President of Samuel Goldwyn Films. “With Amazon Video Direct, we have the control to create the unique distribution strategies that reflect the changing ways in which our audiences discover our films. We can seamlessly make all our movies like Hyena Road, Somm: into the Bottle, Havana Motor Club, available to watch when and where our audiences want them. With Amazon Prime Video we have found an amazing home for films like The Benefactor with Richard Gere and Takeshi Miike’s Yakuza Apocalypse.” AVD launch partners include: Conde Nast Entertainment, HowStuffWorks, Samuel Goldwyn Films, The Guardian, Mashable, Mattel, StyleHaul, Kin Community, Jash, Business Insider, Machinima, TYT Network, Baby Einstein, CJ Entertainment America, Xive TV, Synergetic Distribution, Kino Nation, Journeyman Pictures, and Pro Guitar Lessons. Content from these providers can be found now on Amazon Video. To learn more about Amazon Video Direct, visit http://videodirect.amazon.com. Content creators and storytellers can start distributing their premium content today. About Amazon Video Amazon Video is a premium on-demand entertainment service that offers customers the greatest choice in what to watch, and how to watch it. Amazon Video is the only service that provides all of the following: Prime Video: Thousands of movies and TV shows, including popular licensed content plus critically-acclaimed and award-winning Amazon Original Series and Movies from Amazon Studios like Transparent, The Man in the High Castle, kids series Tumble Leaf and Chi Raq, available for unlimited streaming as part of an Amazon Prime membership Add-on Subscriptions: Dozens of subscriptions to networks like SHOWTIME, STARZ and more, available to Amazon Prime members as add-ons to their membership Rent or Own: Hundreds of thousands of titles, including new-release movies and current TV shows available for on-demand rental or purchase for all Amazon customers Instant Access: Instantly watch anytime, anywhere through the Amazon Video app on TVs, mobile devices, Amazon Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, and Fire tablets, or online. For a list of all compatible devices visit www.amazon.com/howtostream Premium Features: Top features like 4K Ultra HD, High Dynamic Range (HDR) and the only streaming service to offer mobile downloads for offline viewing In addition to Prime Video, the Prime membership includes unlimited Free Two-Day Shipping on millions of items across all categories, more than one million songs and thousands of playlists and stations with Prime Music, early access to select Lightning Deals all year long, free secure, unlimited photo storage in Amazon Cloud Drive with Prime Photos, access to borrow books with the Kindle Owners’ Lending Library, and more. To sign-up for Prime or to find out more visit: www.amazon.com/prime. About Amazon Amazon.com opened on the World Wide Web in July 1995. The company is guided by four principles: customer obsession rather than competitor focus, passion for invention, commitment to operational excellence, and long-term thinking. Customer reviews, 1-Click shopping, personalized recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct Publishing, Kindle, Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Echo, and Alexa are some of the products and services pioneered by Amazon. For more information, visit www.amazon.com/about.