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How To Record Your ageing Face With Your iPhone

It’s amazing how the years seem to slip by. One day you’re a dreamy, starry-eyed college student. Hopeful intern the next. Before you know it, you’re just a hard working stiff like the rest of them.
How To Record Your ageing Face With Your iPhone
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Why It’s Not That Crazy To Give A Startup $41 Million Pre-Launch

[credit provider=”Flickr/Klareralt” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/klareralt/10628518/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] Mobile photo sharing app colour just announced it raised $41 million in funding from marquee investors, Sequoia and Bain.That’s a lot of money for a pre-launch startup.
Why It’s Not That Crazy To Give A Startup $41 Million Pre-Launch
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How The #*&% Did colour Raise A Crazy $41 Million For Its First Round?

[credit provider=”giarose” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/giarose/2867395511/”] An iPhone photo app called colour announced last night that it raised $41 million from Sequoia Capital and Bain Capital pre-launch.To use a favourite expression of Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowly, that’s banana town.
How The #*&% Did colour Raise A Crazy $41 Million For Its First Round?
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How Groupon Could Scale “Groupon Now” — Make It An Ad Network

[credit provider=”Dan Frommer, Business Insider”] Groupon is launching a new mobile deals service next month called “Groupon Now.” The idea is for users to be able to click two buttons — “I’m Hungry” or “I’m Bored” — and get a deal for a restaurant or service nearby that is valid […]
How Groupon Could Scale “Groupon Now” — Make It An Ad Network
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Doodle Jump Hits An Astounding 10 Million Downloads

[credit provider=”Appular”] It’s the two year anniversary of Doodle Jump hitting the iOS App Store, so we hopped on the phone with one half of the team behind the app, Igor Pusenjak.The $0.99 game has been downloaded 10 million times in 2 years on iPhone and Android, which means it’s […]
Doodle Jump Hits An Astounding 10 Million Downloads
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Heading Abroad? Here Are Our favourite Translation Apps To Help You Get By

[credit provider=” Niklas Barsk via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/barsk/2443775140/”] With apps like Word Lens being released that translate languages on signs right before your eyes, the notion of learning new languages and visiting foreign countries is changing.But until the point where we can all use universal translators (a la Star Trek), translator […]
Heading Abroad? Here Are Our favourite Translation Apps To Help You Get By
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Sorry, But There’s No Way Apple Is Deliberately Slowing Down iPhone Web Apps

[credit provider=”Dan Frommer” url=”http://www.fromedome.com/”] An apparent feature in Apple’s new iOS operating system for iPhones and iPads seems to be slowing down web apps. Specifically, if they are launched from a bookmark on the device’s home screen — like an app — as opposed to opening them directly from the […]
Sorry, But There’s No Way Apple Is Deliberately Slowing Down iPhone Web Apps
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HOW TO: Use Mint.com To Track Your Finances Online

[credit provider=”Business Insider”] When it comes to saving money, a lot of schemes are more trouble than they’re worth.Mint, however, is a low-hassle way to keep an eye on your bank accounts and budgets, with no fees or real ads of any kind.
HOW TO: Use Mint.com To Track Your Finances Online
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How To Use Bump For Swapping Business Cards On Your Smartphone

[credit provider=” clared23 via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/clarice77/2551201595//”] There are plenty of apps for group sharing at a distance, but what about sharing with others when you’re right next to them?Bump Technologies LLC has been trying for a few years to make their flagship app, Bump, the equivalent of a digital high-five.
How To Use Bump For Swapping Business Cards On Your Smartphone
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Google Should Run The Android App Store More Like Apple’s, Says MLB.com CEO

Major League Baseball, like most big app publishers, has started making mobile apps for Google Android over the last couple of years, as Android-based smartphones have become very popular.But the app selling experience — especially for MLB and other premium publishers — is still much better at Apple’s iOS App […]
Google Should Run The Android App Store More Like Apple’s, Says MLB.com CEO
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iPhone Apps For Mealtime

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons”] OK, how many apps do we need to communicate our location with services and each other? Let’s see, these are the apps I’m currently using. You can see links to my accounts most of these things on the recently revamped Google Profiles.1. Long in advance. Plancast, Lanyrd, […]
iPhone Apps For Mealtime
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Shopkick Passes 1 Million Users

A nice milestone for Shopkick, the sort-of “Foursquare for shopping” app: It has passed the 1 million users mark, Shopkick cofounder and CEO Cyriac Roeding tells us.
Shopkick Passes 1 Million Users
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The Army Is Now Training Patriot Missile Crews Via iPhone App

[credit provider=”C2 Technologies via TPM”] The United States Army is now using smartphones to train missile crews. New Patriot Missile crew members, as part of their training, will hone their skills in a specialised iPhone application suite when not engaging in standard in-classroom and in-field operations.Virginia’s C2 Technologies has been […]
The Army Is Now Training Patriot Missile Crews Via iPhone App
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Ning Launches A Whole New Business: A Mobile Chat App Called “Mogwee”

[credit provider=”Mogwee”] Ning, the “build your own social network” platform co-founded by Marc Andreessen, is launching an entirely new business tonight, an attempt to capture part of the fast-growing mobile chat and social networking industry.The new product, “Mogwee,” is basically a fun, real-time, mobile chat service, for both 1-on-1 and […]
Ning Launches A Whole New Business: A Mobile Chat App Called “Mogwee”
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Watch This Cool Demo Of Instagram’s New Real-Time API

[credit provider=”Screenshot”] Instagram, the hot iPhone photo sharing service, is launching its real-time API today so developers can start harvesting your Instagram photos into their apps.This way, apps like Foodspotting and sites like TheFancy.com will be able to pull in your Instagram activity in real-time, so you don’t have to […]
Watch This Cool Demo Of Instagram’s New Real-Time API
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You Won’t Believe All The Shady Things Going On In The App World — A Q&A With AppsFire

[credit provider=”Benjamin Boccas” url=”http://ouriel.typepad.com/myblog/bio.html”] AppsFire is an app that helps you discover other apps on iPhone, Android and other platforms.We caught up with Co-Founder Ouriel Ohayon to talk about the emerging app economy, which is already a billion dollar market. For mobile app developers, getting discovered is a huge deal, […]
You Won’t Believe All The Shady Things Going On In The App World — A Q&A With AppsFire
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This $200 App Will analyse Your Golf Swing

Zepp just finished demonstrating a cool mobile app for golfers at the Launch conference in San Francisco: GolfSense will use a wireless sensor to analyse your golf swing and then send the results to your mobile phone.
This $200 App Will analyse Your Golf Swing
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FTC May Crack Down On Apple In-App Purchases

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is taking a close look at Apple’s policies for in-app purchases after a series of reports showing that kids ran up huge tabs without realising what they were doing.The Washington Post reports that the FTC sent a letter to Representative Ed Markey of Massachusetts saying […]
FTC May Crack Down On Apple In-App Purchases
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APP OF THE WEEK: NBA Jam For iPhone

[credit provider=”Apple” url=”http://itunes.apple.com/au/app/nba-jam-by-ea-sports/id402370879?mt=8″] Get ready for some mid-90s nostalgia.EA Games has brought an updated version of NBA Jam to the iPhone and it’s awesome.
APP OF THE WEEK: NBA Jam For iPhone
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The Catholic Church Has Officially Endorsed This Two Dollar Confession App

[credit provider=”iTunes” url=”http://itunes.apple.com/au/app/confession-a-roman-catholic/id416019676?mt=8″] An iPhone confessional has been officially sanctioned by the Catholic Church, according to ABC News.A $1.99 app, Confession is meant to “invite Catholics to engage in their faith through digital technology.”
The Catholic Church Has Officially Endorsed This Two Dollar Confession App
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Get Things Done With These To-Do List Apps

[credit provider=”koka_sexton/Flickr Creative Commons” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/ikoka/”] In addition to making phone calls and playing your media, your mobile device can be an awesome productivity manager.Getting focused and buckling down can be hard, but when everything’s written down in front of you, it gets easier.
Get Things Done With These To-Do List Apps
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APP OF THE WEEK: Public Radio Player

[credit provider=”Orcik Dot Net” url=”http://orcik.net/”] National Public Radio fans, hold your branded tote bags closely –  you have unlimited access to over 500 NPR stations around the country and on-demand access to more than 1,000 archived programs with your iPhone.Using the Public Radio Player app means being able to listen […]
APP OF THE WEEK: Public Radio Player
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Why Apple Is Still Crushing Google Android In Apps

[preserve] [/preserve] Google Android has passed Apple’s iPhone in market share, but Apple’s iOS is still a much better apps platform. Rana Sobhany just wrote a book about creating, marketing, and selling apps, called Mobilize, and she explains why Apple is destroying Google’s Android in the app space.
Why Apple Is Still Crushing Google Android In Apps
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MILLION DOLLAR IDEA: An IPhone App That Is Literally A Lifesaver

The idea: This app connects 911 dispatchers with citizens, so if someone is having a cardiac emergency, people in the vicinity will be notified. It even provides the victim’s address and the location of the nearest defibrillator. So far it’s only available in the San Ramon, California area, but the […]
MILLION DOLLAR IDEA: An IPhone App That Is Literally A Lifesaver
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The Android-Apple App Markets: Here’s What Happens Next

[credit provider=”IDC” url=”http://www.appcelerator.com/company/survey-results/mobile-developer-report-january-2011/”] Apple just reached its 10 billionth app download over the weekend, and yet, the app world is still in its nascent stages.Developers are just starting to move past the “exploration” phase of mobile apps, and are now moving into the “acceleration” phase, according to data from IDC.
The Android-Apple App Markets: Here’s What Happens Next
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Woman Hangs Up On Apple, Nearly Misses Out On $10,000 App Store Prize

[credit provider=”Cult of Mac”] Gail Davis hates telemarketers. Hates ’em. Hangs up on their ilk as soon as she hears a wisp of their tortured, desperate breath over the telephone. Sadly, this same hatred nearly cost her family a cool $10,000 gift card.You see, as Apple is wont to do […]
Woman Hangs Up On Apple, Nearly Misses Out On $10,000 App Store Prize
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Why Picplz’s API Will Be Worth A Look: Cool Photo Filters Built Right In

[credit provider=”iPhone screenshot”] Picplz, the mobile photo sharing startup, just announced that it’s starting to take applications to beta test its forthcoming API.Picplz CEO Dalton Caldwell tells us that the plan is to eventually have both “read” and “read/write” APIs, so other apps and services can both see photos that […]
Why Picplz’s API Will Be Worth A Look: Cool Photo Filters Built Right In
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Picplz Updates iPhone App With Live Filter Previews, Faster Performance

[credit provider=”iPhone screenshot”] Picplz, the well-funded mobile photo sharing service, just pushed out an update to its iPhone app. It should be available now in Apple’s App Store.Like Instagram, Picplz lets you take photos, add cool-looking filters to them, and upload them to multiple places, such as Twitter and Facebook.
Picplz Updates iPhone App With Live Filter Previews, Faster Performance
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Create Your Own iPhone App In Minutes With Bizness Apps

[credit provider=”Bizness Apps”] Bizness Apps, the startup that lets you create your own iPhone App online, released an update to its service today with a guarantee to finish your app for you if you run into trouble.It’s a good choice for novices with small businesses who don’t have the cash […]
Create Your Own iPhone App In Minutes With Bizness Apps
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New App Fooducate Wants To Make You Eat Your Greens

Here are some hot trends: mobile, particularly the intersection of mobile and shopping, and health food. Now comes Fooducate, a new startup (and free iPhone app) that wants to help you make more healthy choices when you’re shopping. The company raised money from hyperactive superangel fund Kima Ventures.
New App Fooducate Wants To Make You Eat Your Greens
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Use These 8 Apps To Ditch Your Expensive Texting Plan

With bloated fees for everything on your cell phone carrier, it’s easy to get frustrated when you or someone on your family plan goes over your text message limit. To combat this, app developers have taken advantage of mobile broadband access to bring free texting to your smartphone. And they’re not-surprisingly […]
Use These 8 Apps To Ditch Your Expensive Texting Plan
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Huge Christmas App Store Winners: Angry Birds, EA, Disney

[credit provider=”Flickr/Astroot” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/astroot/5248632873/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] As people unwrap their brand new iPhones, iPod touches, and iPads this Christmas break, they’re quickly heading to the App Store. (Don’t miss our lists of the 25 iPhone apps you need to install, and the 15 iPad apps you need to install.)That means the apps you’re […]
Huge Christmas App Store Winners: Angry Birds, EA, Disney
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Here’s Who Did The Coolest Stuff For The iPhone And iPad This Year

[credit provider=”Flipboard” url=”http://www.flipboard.com/”] As Apple’s iPhone continued its popularity this year, and the iPad launched in April, many iOS app developers had an amazing year.These include some great games, some neat social tools, some big money-makers, some cool hardware add-ons, and some who pushed the limits on what Apple’s portable […]
Here’s Who Did The Coolest Stuff For The iPhone And iPad This Year
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Apple Explains Why It Deleted The WikiLeaks App

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Steve_Jobs_WWDC07.jpg”] Yesterday, an app featuring WikiLeaks material was mysteriously pulled from Apple’s App Store.We reached out to Apple for comment on why it pulled the app and here’s what a representative told us:
Apple Explains Why It Deleted The WikiLeaks App
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Holy Cow! Instagram Hits One Million Users Already

[credit provider=”Instagram for iPhone”] The hot, slightly hipsterish photo-sharing app Instagram has just hit 1 million users, the company’s founder tells NYT Bits Blog.The app stands out with the quirky, vintage-style filters users can add to their photos, as well as the overall slickness and ease of use of the […]
Holy Cow! Instagram Hits One Million Users Already
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Foursquare Already Getting Almost One Photo Upload Per Second

[credit provider=”Dan Frommer, Business Insider”] Foursquare updated its iPhone app this morning to allow people to upload photos and comment on each other’s checkins.How’s it going? Pretty well so far: Foursquare cofounder Dennis Crowley tells us that Foursquare is already getting close to one photo upload per second.
Foursquare Already Getting Almost One Photo Upload Per Second
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Is Apple Building Its Own Navigation Service For iPhone?

According to four job postings uncovered by Apple Insider, the company is looking for engineers with “experience developing navigation software.” This could mean that Apple is building turn-by-turn voice navigation into a future version of iOS, rather than relying on Google to provide it.
Is Apple Building Its Own Navigation Service For iPhone?
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Check Out “Ninja” Steve Jobs In This Wacky iPhone Game

Remember that story where Steve Jobs supposedly got busted at a Japanese airport with ninja throwing stars? Apple PR called the story “pure fiction,” but the tale is now immortalised — for now, at least — in an iPhone game called “Ninja Steve.”
Check Out “Ninja” Steve Jobs In This Wacky iPhone Game
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