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Until a few months ago, your choices for shooting 4K Ultra High Definition (UHD) video were to use a dedicated - and very expensive - 4K video camera or DSLR. Then in September, developer Michael Zaletel and his company i4Software released Vizzywig 4K, a US$999.99 UHD app that used an iPhone 5s an...

November 1st 2014 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Rachio, developers of the amazing Iro smart sprinkler controller, today announced an app update that can reduce residential irrigation water usage by up to 30 percent. Version 1.7 of the free Rachio app uses enhanced evapotranspiration (ET) algorithms to move even closer to calculating the absolute...

October 29th 2014 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Every time I get into my car and take a drive, short or long, a small dongle plugged into its onboard diagnostic port sends data - including location - to an app on my iPhone. I get a score on how efficient my driving is, and it's also simple to track all of my trips in a Google Spreadsheet throug...

October 27th 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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The advent of TouchID is making it easier than ever to trust other people to use your phone without worrying if they're snooping through your files. Dropbox for iOS has been updated for iOS 8 users to support TouchID unlocking. With the service set up, launching the app requests a fingerprint scan...

October 20th 2014 at 1:40pm 0 Comments
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YouTube for iOS has been updated to offer fully optimized support for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. Users will now be able to use the larger keyboard, see more suggestions on the screen and enjoy other visual improvements. In addition, users across all phones will find that scrubbing has improved. Her...

October 15th 2014 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Update: There's a bug in iOS 8.0.1. After updating, many users are reporting loss of all cellular service and Touch ID. I can verify this personally. We'll be posting instructions on how to revert to iOS 8.0 soon. In the meantime, do not update! Less than a week after shipping iOS 8.0, the first u...

September 24th 2014 at 1:15pm 0 Comments
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Who was not a happy camper when Foursquare suddenly decided to take their self-named app, rip the fun part -- check-ins -- out of the app, and put it into a new app named Swarm? Me, that's who. It really torqued me off that an app that I had enjoyed for years was suddenly breaking into two apps. H...

August 7th 2014 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Yahoo today pushed out an update to its iOS Mail app, adding an improved search experience to the app's lineup of features. This latest update, available now in the App Store, brings the email client up to version 3.2.0. The new search option allows users to search for a contact's name and filter...

August 6th 2014 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Popular web clipper and digital scrapbooking app Ember was updated today with a killer new feature -- the ability to make a video recording of your screen. No longer limited by only static images, Ember now allows you to capture your screen as you demo webpages, click through a presentation or sho...

July 31st 2014 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Hot on the heels of yesterday's Beats Music refresh, Spotify today also updated its iOS app adding several new features and UI changes to the music streaming app. The most notable change to Spotify Music is the addition of a new equalizer that allows you to tweak the levels to get the sound that i...

July 29th 2014 at 9:34am 0 Comments