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iOS 7 Tip: Use App Store Wish List to Save Your Desired Apps

September 25, 2013 — by Simon Ng0

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You come across an app in App Store but for whatever reasons you’re not ready to purchase it. Probably you think the app is too expensive and you want to wait for a discount. Or the app size is too large for download while you’re on the road. You want to get it until you get a Wi-Fi connection. The same goes for songs, books, movies in iTunes Store.

In the past, you may jot down the items somewhere (say, by using Reminders) to remind yourself. With the release of iOS 7, it provides a new feature that allows you to save your desired apps into a wish list.

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Why The New iOS 6 App Store Is Great For Both Developers and Users

September 22, 2012 — by Simon Ng6

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The recent launch of iOS 6 has caused quite a stir amongst developers and users in the blog and webosphere. Particularly with the new redesign of the app store.

The main argument against it, is that it shows you just one app at a time, instead of 5. This – developers argue, will make people, “less likely to try out apps that aren’t at the top of the results” and that, “some great apps will get buried and people just won’t have the time or the patience to get to them”.

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Discover and Share Cool New Apps with Appetite+

August 29, 2012 — by Sette Capati1

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If you like to get the latest app updates and discover your friends’ apps, take a look at Appetite+ available on App Store. It’s one of my favorite apps with bragging rights of 5-stars in 12 ratings. It’s a social platform that focuses on app sharing and discovering app trends.

Like any other social sharing apps, Appetite+ of Appetite+, Inc. allows users to discover your friends’ apps, share your list, share likes and what you’re currently using. Add friends via Facebook authorization to allow the app access your list. It’s fun, simple and easy to use.

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Backdrops App Features Awesome Wallpapers for iOS

August 28, 2012 — by Sette Capati1

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Is it true that wallpapers reflect your personality? Well, in terms of preferences, wallpapers could possibly paint the picture inside your head. Whether you’re a minimalist or vogue when it comes to iOS backgrounds, better check out Backdrops app available on App Store. Get inspired with awesome wallpapers. Make some changes on your device and have fun before you get bored with the stock backgrounds.

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Polaris Office App: Mobile Office Suite for iPhone

August 26, 2012 — by Sette Capati2

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It’s more convenient to edit and view MS documents anytime and anywhere with this full-packed mobile office suite called Polaris Office app for iOS devices.

Gone are the days where you need to work on a stationary PC to get things done. Today, technology has revolutionized the way we do things. The advent of mobile technology and development of a plethora of productivity and business apps has taken us by storm.

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Come, let’s take a look and unbox the features of one of the top-rated business apps, Polaris Office by Infraware Co.Ltd. As professionals, we’re searching for a mobile office suite that’s “Note Worthy.” I believe I found one.

Let’s see what Polaris Office has to offer.

I’ve been using Docs To Go for quite some time. I tried Polaris Office and thought I might give it a shot. And boy, I believe I found another business app listed on my list. I fell in love with its friendly-user interface. As a newbie, I found helpful tips using the sample documents. If you’re in search of a full-loaded mobile office solution, you better see for yourself.

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Basically, Polaris Office allows users to edit/view MS office documents with text file support, PDF and hwp. You can edit/view email attachments, files on cloud storage like Dropbox and more. The developers nailed it when it comes to its view/edit options and feature helpful guide on buttons and settings when viewing and editing files on Excel, Word and PowerPoint. The cloud service supports iGoogle Docs, Dropbox, and Box.net, with that you can access your files remotely and save the editions.

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Polaris Office brags with 15 templates, 18 2D/3D charts, 80 various figures, 300+ function, direct access for camera mode, and if you’re working on slide shows, it shows the inserted animations. And just like any app, it includes social media sharing options like Facebook and Twitter.

Overall, I praise its fast loading of documents and neat interface. The performance and speed are A+ on larger files.

Polaris Office is available on App Store for a great sale of $12.99. The developers are giving a new price promotion. Originally, it’s tagged $19.99. Get it now and don’t miss it!

The verdict: We give Polaris Office app a 5 star-rating.

Tell us what you think.

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Apple Works Out The Hacker’s Tool For Bypassing In App Purchases Using UDID

July 19, 2012 — by Sette Capati0

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A Russian developer shook the iOS community for releasing a hacking tool that could bypass in app purchases on App Store few days ago. His disturbing tip caused Apple to intervene and counteract his method of purchasing paid apps where users can obtain them for free. This purchasing mechanism triggered Apple to thwart this method using a new field called “unique identifier.”

What’s in it for us? Well, if you take a morsel of this purchasing mechanism, you can download paid apps on the App Store for free without jailbreaking your device. This method involves installing a pair of certificates on your device and paired up with a custom DNS entry. You can install apps directly on your iOS device while the method redirects you through the hacked system.

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Tiny Wings 2 and HD Now Available on App Store

July 12, 2012 — by Sette Capati2

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The highly anticipated iOS game finally hits US App Store. Tiny Wings 2 and HD is now available! The game was announced earlier this week. Today’s official release includes free update with its iPad version on Tiny Wings 2.0.

Enjoy stunning HD graphics with all its worth and play like never before with and fly high. Dream again and soar high because “the world is full of beautiful hills,” as the game says.

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The iconic app developer Andreas Illiger nailed it with its tantalizing insights and swift moves with easy control options on Tiny Wings 2. Personally, I fell in love with its crafty tune. Play and fly high with your little wings and beat your highest score with all the winding and gliding through the colorful valleys and hills in the familiar sight of a tubby avian creature before the sun settles down.

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With more than 50K reviews at 4.5 star rating, the game is a total hit on App Store since its release. Alongside, Tiny Wings 2.0 update includes a racing game mode (Flight School) and its HD version on the new iPad.

If you want to be an expert avian protagonist, there’s a Guide For Tiny Wings for best tips and success in the art of flying, developed by Appchik Ltd.

Highlights of the game includes:

• A new game mode: “Flight School”
• 15 hand-crafted levels that really “flow”
• A few new additions to the bird family
• Hello shiny Retina Display! Tiny Wings is now as lovely as you are.
• Night flights
• iCloud support (even syncs your game between the iPhone & iPad versions)
• Revised menu
• New languages: German, French, Spanish, Italian, Dutch

Tiny Wings 2 in 2.0 version is available on App Store for $0.99 for iPhone. The Tiny Wings 2 HD is available for iPad for $2.99.

Overall, I give this iOS game a 5-star rating.

How do you find the Tiny Wings 2?

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9 of the Most Expensive Apps ($999.99) You Can Find on iTunes App Store

June 28, 2012 — by Simon Ng6

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This is a guest post contributed by Jeff Vance.

If you’re looking for a list of some inexpensive apps, then you’re reading the wrong article. Most apps in the iTunes store are fairly inexpensive – in fact many of them can be downloaded for free. On the other end of the scale, there are a handful of apps that will cost you right at a grand to download – the highest amount Apple will allow developers to charge for an app. At $999.99 USD a piece, these nine apps are among the most expensive to be found in the iTunes store.

Are they worth the money? That depends. Unlike the infamous “I am Rich” app from a few years back, these apps actually serve a purpose and deliver value to the users who download them. Each app was created for a very specific user and probably aren’t of any use to most iPad and iPhone users. However, if you’re looking to pass the bar exam in California or New York, provide speech therapy, make a lot of speeches, or you’re just a bored millionaire looking for the VIP treatment you deserve, then these apps are definitely for you.