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Thierry Mugler – Angel; App Review

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Thierry Mugler has created an app that serves more purpose than just advertisement; it actually appeals to the mass with its unique and posh features.  The quality of app is actually very good with different effects that keep it entertaining.  It’s obvious that the creators put some effort into the overall design. 



Review: Sprinkle - Water Splashing Fire Fighting Fun by Mediocre AB

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These days, physics games seem to be mainly of two varieties: destroy everything in sight or collect stars and candy.  From that perspective Sprinkle is a breath of fresh air, because your goal is to help a bunch of cute (and often annoying) aliens put out a bunch of fires that are going to devastate their village.  It even has different game mechanics than what we’re used to in the typical physics game.  My biggest problem with the game is that the difficulty of some of the levels is insane, and your progress in the game can completely stop just because you can’t pass a particular level.  To me physics games should be casual fun, and that’s hard to have when it takes a ridiculous amount of tries to pass a level.



New mophie Gen 2 juice pack chargers announced!

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Mophie is packing serious wattage and clever design into their new universal line of juice pack chargers. No matter what your preference (massive power, or fits in pocket), they have an accessory charger perfect for the task. Read on for PR info on the new release.



Evidence points to second week of October for iOS 5 and iPhone 5

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AppleInsider is reporting that Apple has quietly told employees in some locations that they won't be able to take vacation time in the second week of October — usually a sign of a new product launch. This and other evidence suggests to AppleInsider that iOS 5.0 will be released October 10 and iPhone 5 will become available between October 14 and 16. These details fit with the media event rumored to be planned for October 4. 



iPhone Life Weekly Weekend Giveaways! 9/23

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



SuperTooth Disco - Perfect for the iPhone and other Bluetooth A2DP devices

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The SuperTooth Disco is compatible with the iPhone and all Bluetooth-enabled devices that support Bluetooth A2DP. I use it with my iPhone and my Mac Pro laptop.



Welcome to my blog!

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My name is Zach Veach. I like to consider myself a techie, but my profession is racing (in addition to being a high-school Junior!). I race for Andretti Autosport in INDYCAR’s “Mazda Road to Indy” developmental ladder system. Currently I am in between the USF2000 National Championship Series and the Star Mazda Championships Series on my way to the IZOD IndyCar Series and Indianapolis 500 in just a few years. At only 16-years-old, I am currently one of the youngest licensed race car drivers in the country. This season I finished fourth in points, finishing in the top-10 in all my races. It has been quite a ride for me over the past several years. With my ambition and hard work, I hope to race in the Indianapolis 500 sooner rather than later.



App Review - Chopsticks Culture

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Chopsticks Culture provides the exact benefit that it offers; a way to learn more about Asian styled recipes.  This app is designed to teach people how to say an Asian dish in Mandarin and Cantonese as well as be able to determine the name by appearance.  In other words, everyone has heard of the Peking duck dish; but do you know what it looks like?  In fact, would you be able to guess the English name of every Asian dish shown during a quiz?  Chopsticks Culture tests that theory and actually has a game to document progress.



Review: Another World - 20th Anniversary by BulkyPix

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I am definitely a fan of ports of older games, because they usually allow me to replay a game I really enjoyed from my past or experience a game that I never got the opportunity to try the first time around.  Another World is slightly different, though, because other than knowing that it existed I had never played it nor did I know enough about it to really be interested in playing it.  Now that I’ve spent some time with it, however, I realize that I missed out on something pretty special by letting this one pass by.  I’m just glad I’ve gotten the chance to make amends on that faux pas.



Another World available on App store!

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Not trying to steal Eric Pankoke's thunder on this, but am also a big AW fan from way back, and figured we should get the word out that you can now get this fabulous game (see Eric's preview at link above, and reviews forthcoming from both of us). Go here on the app store ($4.99 currently), or read on for the full PR scoop and video trailer...



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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