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GoPano micro - here's a unique gift for Christmas!

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The GoPano micro enables you to create 360 degree panoramic videos with your iPhone 4. It’s simple to use: Download the GoPano app (free on iTunes). Snap on the GoPano micro lens. Then, tap the record button. 



500,000 Apps Now Available in App Store

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In a press release today that was mostly about the App Store for the Macintosh, Apple also gave salient figures for iOS: over 500,000 apps avialble, over 18 billion total downloads, and over 1 billion apps being downloaded per month. Of course, with all those apps it's a challenge to find the ones that meet your needs. Check out the iPhone Apps Starter Kit, which gives you a good basic selection of apps to check out.



Snow Fight FREE Wintertime fun!

Shoot, you know I love a good snowball fight! Ain't had any of the neighborhood kids try for me in recent winters though. I can still hurl a mean iceball when the mood hits me.



The Votes Have Been Tallied: Apple's Rewind List 2011

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The Following Apps were voted Apps of the Year 2011 in the Apple Rewind List.  This is a list Apple puts together this time each year.

The iPad App of the Year for 2011 is Snapseed.  This is a great photo editing application.   The iPhone App of the year was a photography app as well called Instagram.  It allows users to share photos with others also.  The users may then vote and comment on each users photos.  Both apps come from the photography category section. 



iPhone Life Weekly Weekend Giveaways! 12/9

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Every weekend we will be raffling off tons of great apps and accessories for FREE. Here's how it works:



OutCast Jr. by SoundCast: Review

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The OutCast Junior by SoundCast is a very portable and rechargeable sound device. Many people can probably remember when having a party and supplying music was a great challenge. Those days are now officially over. By using the Outcast Junior and an iPhone, iPod, or iPad a person may easily entertain guests accordingly. I was well amazed at the level and quality of sound this small speaker emitted.



Review: Profitville by 10tons Ltd

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It’s the same old song and dance you’ve heard from movies like “You’ve Got Mail” to games like “Cake Mania”.  Corporate America is taking over and ruining the little mom and pop shops, or in this case a whole town.  While the premise is actually a bit more depressing than entertaining, Profitville still manages to make it loads of fun.  There’s no question that this game will test your sorting and judgment skills, and you’ll get so caught up in it that you’ll often wonder where your time has gone.  The real question is whether or not you have what it takes to put Profitville back on the map again.



Google releases Google Currents, a free Flipboard-like app

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Flipboard is one of the most popular apps for the iPad. And it was so heavily downloaded when it was released earlier this week for the iPhone that the added traffic brought down Flipboard's servers. Now Google has jumped into this popular space — apps that aggregate your social media content, news, and other web content into a personally tailored, very attractive, magazine-like format. Google Currents (free) is available as a universal app for both the iPhone and iPad.



Hot Culture Review

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The Hot culture app is the app arm of the culture.pl website which offers the latest in news and information concerning the Polish culture and events.  This app is beautifully designed and has an impressive amount of information which is updated every day.  Whether you’re looking for information about the latest polish singer or just an update on what is going on in the news, this app has everything you could ever want to know about the Polish culture.



NY Times: Emoji texting icons may be coming to iPhone

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Texting is the main mode of communication for many smartphone users who disdain email, especially the younger generation. And in Asia, emoji icons have long been a staple of text messaging. They liven up text messages in a way not possible via emoticons -- those little smily faces or frowns made from colons and parentheses. Now Apple is apparently bringing emoji to the iPhone.



Everything iPhone - Apps, Accessories, Reviews, Wallpapers etc | iPhone Life Magazine

The iPhone has become a benchmark for all other smartphones to compete with.  Reviews on the cases, accessories, apps, wallpapers and more are located below.  Here are a couple of Articles that showcase what we have to offer.  For eaxample, iPhone 4S by Alex Cequea (iPhone Life Magazine Editor in Chief).

In that article, Alex says that the iPhone 4S has the exact same physical form factor as the iPhone 4. However, the insides are a whole different story, and Apple tried to make that very clear. The most notable improvements are the 8MP camera with 1080p video recording, the A5 dual-core processor (same as the iPad 2), and an improved battery life (8 hours of 3G talk time, 200 hours of standby). As far as the capabilities, the new Siri Assistant feature was the highlight of the show. The Siri Assistant recognizes natural language and can answer questions such as, "What's the temperature out today?" Combined with the phone's GPS, you can say something like, "Remind me to call my wife when I get to work." The Assistant will not only know who your "wife" is, it'll also know where "work" is and pop up a reminder to "call Marcy" when you get there."

Here's another great article, The Best iPhone 4 Cases. This article goes on to explain that like its iPhone predecessors, cases have become one of the most popular ways to accessorize your cell phone. Most cell phone consumers buy a case bundled with their new phone to protect it from day one. And who can blame them? Mobile devices have become hugely valuable and expensive items; you want to protect them the best way you can. There are literally hundreds of cases on the market. Let's examine the different options available on the market to help you choose the one that's right for you.


What to know how to create your own app?  "The first step in creating an app is to understand what you want to create and how you will measure its success. Make sure the idea is well vetted and there is a solid business case behind it. There are roughly 600 new apps submitted to Apple each day—what is going to differentiate your app from the thousands that are already available and being launched each week? Here are some questions you’ll want to ask when getting your app idea..."

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