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Vidibox Turns You & Your Videos Into an iPad VJ

Barcelona app developer, Amaury Hazan, made a very neat iPad app, Vidibox, that’s going to make your next party a visually stunning sound garden. All you need to do is import some of your own music and videos to get started. They can be imported as video or audio or concurrently. You can use up to 16 tracks to create your amalgamation – the app even lets you adjust the colors of the videos!
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Freelancing 101 Online Boot Camp

Freelancing 101Starting April 28, this online event will show you the best way to start your freelancing career, from the first steps of self-advertising and marketing, to building your schedule and managing clients. By the end of this online boot camp you will have a plan for making a profitable career as a freelancer, and the skill set to devote yourself to it. Register now! 

‘2048′ Leads The Top Free iPhone Apps List This Week

2048This week’s leading free iOS app is 2048, an addicting number puzzle game. To win, users must create a “2048″ tile by combining tiles of like numbers. It’s addicting, and seemingly simple, like Flappy Bird.

There are also a few more apps added to the top ten this week that are worth mentioning – What’s the Difference, Basketball Kinds, and Lockscreen for iOS.

Below, we’ve listed the top free iPhone apps of the week. The list links to Inside Network’s research about the individual apps, including historical charts, developer information and download information. Read more

iOS App Store Increasing Prices in Australia, India, Indonesia, Turkey and South Africa

ios 7App store users in certain zones will be seeing some rate increases, according to an email announcement from the app store. According to an email sent to users, the app store has decided to increase its app pricing to match foreign exchange rates in certain regions.

Within the next 24 hours, the following changes will be made to pricing on the App Store.
To account for changes in foreign exchange rates, App Store retail prices will be increased for the following currencies:
Australian Dollar
Indian Rupee
Indonesian Rupiah
Turkish Lira
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These New Emoticons Will Help You be Racially Diverse

Mi-Fone, a mobile manufacturing company rallying from Africa is bringing racial diversity to emoticons – those small, expressive facial images that we attach to Tweets and comments when there’s no better word. For a while, the internet was in anguish over the not-so-obvious whiteness of all the traditional emoticons, so, now, there’s a sigh of relief. Sort of.

 

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‘2048′ Leads The Top Free iPhone Apps List This Week

2048This week’s leading free iOS app is 2048, a simple number and tile game. Tiles sharing the name number can be combined by getting swiped together.  To win, join all of the tiles to obtain a ’2048′ tile. It’s a lot harder than it sounds. The tiles move with each swipe, so you’re constantly re-negotiation strategies and numbers. You can also play a desktop version.

Below, we’ve listed the top free iPhone apps of the week. The list links to Inside Network’s research about the individual apps, including historical charts, developer information and download information. Read more

Study: iOS Apps More Likely to Crash Than Android Apps

A new study from Crittercism’s Mobile Experience Benchmark Report brings some optimistic data to Android users: their apps are more stable than iOS. In fact, iOS apps are twice as likely to crash. The study also found that Android apps on tablets show less stability than their smartphone equivalent.

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Infographic: Inequality Between iOS and Android Marketshare

marketshareSince 2009, Android has been growing worldwide, but it failed to match the iOS platform as a major source of income. This past holiday season, iOS users were 5 times more likely to purchase online. Further purchases made on iOS came to an average of $93.94 compared to $48.10 of Android transactions.

When it comes to the apps marketplace, marketshare doesn’t necessarily equate to profit. Today’s infographic reveal just that. Read more

Apple Files Patent for Stylus, Despite Steve Jobs

apple stylusSteve Jobs once said, “It’s like we said on the iPad, if you see a stylus, they blew it. In multitasking, if you see a task manager… they blew it. Users shouldn’t ever have to think about it.”

However optimistic Job’s design intent, many users, and especially iPad users, are especially attached to their stylus. Now, Apple is finally paying attention. Read more

Sharing Selfies: The Latest Addition to iTunes App Store

sharing selfieSelfies have been gaining momentum ever since it was declared the Oxford Dictionary Word of the year – now, any apps that will help you share your mobile self-portraiture might get a spotlight feature in iTune’s new dedicated selfie section. Currently, 12 apps ranging from Snapchat to Selfie Cam are all there, along with a number of other less popular ones like Front Flash, and app that helps you take selfies in low light.

If you can’t get enough of selfies, check out our coverage of other selfie related stories in the past year:

Selfie Animation: 60-Second Warning About Self-Obsession

Selfie, the Sitcom, is Coming to Television This Fall

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Apple iPhone 5s Capable of Motion Tracking Even With Seemingly Dead Battery

m7 chipReddit user, Glarznak, was on vacation when his iPhone 5s ran out of juice. When he returned home to check on his Argus activity tracker, he noticed that it was capable of tracking his steps, despite the phone’s inability to function. Here is his own account of what happened:

While traveling abroad, my iPhone cable stopped working so my 5s died completely.

I frequently use Argus to track my steps (highly recommended if you have any health bands or accessories) since it takesadvantage of the M7 chip built into the phone. Read more

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