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These are Most of the Apple Watch Apps and Games We've Managed to Dig Up So Far

Posted by Rob Rich on April 16th, 2015

The Apple Watch is less than a month from hitting store shelves, and once you get your hands on it you're probably going to want some apps and games to install. Fear not! We've compiled a list of all the Apple Watch apps and games we've been able to find so far.




Games


Rules!

By TheCodingMonkeys

App Store Description:

RULES! is a cute puzzle game that's challenging, fast-paced and fun.

• Choose your preferred type of game: Beginner, Expert or Timeless •

Follow RULES! into a hundred level-deep maze of cuteness and order:

• Multi-touch interface at its finest
• Color perception assistance mode
• Whales, Unicorns, Robots and Squirrels!
• A plethora of surprising new game mechanics

• Includes a daily brain workout mini-game for Apple Watch •

Come and Get your #Fortune, From the Developer of Ridiculous Fishing and SpellTower

Posted by Jessica Fisher on February 5th, 2015
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Zach Gage is at it again. He's built a a tiny fortune telling app called #fortune, that uses twitter to auto-generate your future.

The app was originally designed as a physical installation back in 2013 and Zach loved it so much he's decided to share it with the world.

#fortune is available on the App Store for free right now.

Carde Review

iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad
By Jennifer Allen on January 30th, 2015
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: PHOTO HEAVY NETWORKING
Carde is a handy way to consolidate the photos of many social networks, but it does have limitations.
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Rejoice - Tweetbot 3 is Now Optimized for iOS 8

Posted by Jessica Fisher on October 2nd, 2014
iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad
Our rating: starstarstarstarstar :: TOP BOT :: Read Review »

Tapbots has updated their Twitter client, Tweetbot 3, to make use of the new features of iOS 8. They've optimized it for iOS 8 and the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, as well as added interactive notifications so you're always up to date on your twitter activity. The update also comes with 1Password and Share Sheets Support.

Tweetbot 3 is available for $4.99 on the App Store, and the new update is live now.

Tweetbot 3 is Even Better With this New Update

Posted by Jennifer Allen on June 17th, 2014
iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad
Our rating: starstarstarstarstar :: TOP BOT :: Read Review »

There's a chunky new update for everyone's favorite Twitter client app, Tweetbot 3. The app now offers support for viewing and posting multiple images, as well as a shiny new play icon for Instagram videos.

Along the way, Tapbots has also ironed out a number of niggling bugs as well as included Spanish localization for those who prefer who prefer their exciting tweets to have an element of 'Ole!' to them.

Tweetbot 3 is available on the App Store for $4.99.

Addappt Launches Big Update, Revamping the Contact-Managment App

Posted by Carter Dotson on May 20th, 2014
iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad

Addappt has launched a new update on iOS. There's a brand new UI and iconography, totally revamping the way that users use this contact management app. As well, organization has become better with easier group creation, and an improved search functionality. Using the app for the first time? The first-time user experience is much improved now. The update is live on the App Store now.

Oh, and if you're in the US, you can get a free t-shirt from this link, because hey, free t-shirt.

Twitter Statistics App Birdbrain Updated to Version 3, Redesigned for iOS 7 and Now Featuring Graphs!

Posted by Carter Dotson on May 16th, 2014
iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad

Birdbrain, the app for keeping track of Twitter stats, has gotten a big update to version 3.0.

Now, it's all spiffy-looking for iOS 7, and it's not just making everything flat, no: pretty much everything's been redesigned and even given a fresh coat of paint. As well, there's now graph views to get a more visual look at one's stats, and a "followers you follow" view to see your mutual followers.

You can download Birdbrain now for $2.99.

Hallelujah - Twitter is Adding Mute Functionality to its Mobile App

Posted by Rob Rich on May 12th, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Our rating: starstarstarstarstar :: STUNNING (BUT ..) :: Read Review »

Perhaps the biggest problem with social media is that it requires the internet - and the internet can be a rather unfriendly place. At least, some of the people in it can be mighty unfriendly. With this in mind, Twitter is rolling out a new mute feature for its apps and web service.

Twitter's mute function does exactly that: it hides all of a particular user's activity from your personal feed, whether it's responses, favorites, retweets, or anything else. Users who have been muted will still be seen by other users and may still interact normally, it's just that you won't see any of that. This also applies to push and SMS notifications.

Instructions on how to make use of this new feature for iOS can be found below.

To mute a Twitter user on iOS:
Muting from a Tweet:
Tap a Tweet from the user you’d like to mute.
Tap the "•••" icon.
Tap "Mute" and "Yes, I’m sure" to confirm.

Muting from a profile:
Visit the profile page of the user you wish to mute.
Tap the gear icon.
Tap "Mute" and "Yes, I’m sure" to confirm.

Printicular Allows for the Printing of Photos from Anywhere, Including Twitter

Posted by Tre Lawrence on February 26th, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Printicular is the app that allows folks to print from a variety of sources: from the device, Facebook, Instagram, Flickr, etc. It allows for the pickup of prints from local Walgreens hour service, or they can be delivered to one's door.

And now, Printicular offers the printing of images from Twitter.

Printicular has a couple of specials running currently; it's offering 30% off prints processed via Walgreens pickup (coupon code: MEAM), and free shipping on home delivery orders of $25 or more.

The Printicular app is available for free on the App Store.

Nine iOS Cloud Photo Services Compared - The 148Apps Round-Up

Posted by Chris Kirby on February 20th, 2014

A little over a year ago, everything changed. My daughter, Peregrine (Pip, for short), was born, and along with the myriad recalibrations, adjustments, and joyous changes that birth brought with it, I also finally came to terms with the true value of the iPhone camera: baby pictures! Hundreds and hundreds of them (no exaggeration) were taken by me, by friends, and by family, and then scattered over hard drives, social networks, and of course iPhones. The problem then became figuring out how to organize and store them privately and securely. As a devoted Mac user it’s easy enough to keep photos stored on iPhoto, but that’s a local option only, with limited cloud storage and sharing (those 1,000 photos on iCloud? Please!), and god forbid my hard drive crashes without proper backup.

I thought all of my problems with cloud storage for photos were solved when Everpix came along. Here was a fantastic, well-designed app that also had great web-based software and a Mac-based uploader. Best of all, it could load in all of my photos from various social streams, eliminate or hide duplicates, and handle a potentially unlimited number of photos for a reasonable monthly or yearly price.

There was just one big problem though; Everpix went out of business.

Before I get to the heart of this article, there are a few lessons to learn from my Everpix experience.

One: Always keep all of your photos on a local hard drive.

Two: Backup said hard drive as often as humanly possible (something I still don’t do, so do as I say, not as I do).

Three: Never, ever assume that a site, app, or service will exist forever. It won’t; it just won’t. They will all go away at some point. Some will last five years. Some will last a year or two. Some of the very best won’t even make it that long.

So I found myself back at square one, trying to find another good (read, as close to the effortless Everpix as I could get) cloud-based storage solution for my photos. Read on for my look at nine different cloud storage services that work with iOS.

Coda Review

iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad
By Angela LaFollette on January 17th, 2014
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: CREATIVE WRITING
Coda is a collaborative creative writing app where iOS users can write works of literature with other community members.
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148Apps 2013 wrAPP-Up - Documenting Your Year With iOS Photography Apps

Posted by Jennifer Allen on December 26th, 2013

For the past two years I've been recording my life with photographs. Every day, I've taken a photograph with my iPhone before sharing it via Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. For the most part it's fun to do, for a multitude of reasons.

It enables me to share my life with friends and family that I don't get to see as often as I'd like. It sparks conversations about whatever happened that day. More importantly, it means that at the end of the year I can look back at what I did and savour those memories. It's pretty much a photo diary in that case. Of course, some days it can be tricky. Not every day of the year can be fascinating, meaning that sometimes I have to get creative. And yes, sometimes I succumb to the ease in which I can snap a photo of my pets or my freshly cooked meal. It's a cliche, but it's surprising how many people enjoy looking at food even despite all the cynicism.

I use many different apps for such a purpose. While few (excluding Instagram) are used every day, they're a handy arsenal of tools just waiting for me to improve a photo in some way. I've made myself a rule that I only use iOS apps to adjust photos and it's working out for me well.

One.vu Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Lee Hamlet on December 16th, 2013
Our rating: starstarstarblankstarblankstar :: NOT FOR TWEETERS
One.vu combines Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn feeds with breaking news; delivering a social networking experience that's too light on features to be genuinely useful.
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Tweetly Review

iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad
By Lucy Ingram on December 10th, 2013
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: SIMPLICITY ON THE MOVE
Tweetly is smart, sleek, and intuitive, only let down by the smallest of setbacks.
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Tweetbot 3 for iPhone Review

iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad
By Carter Dotson on October 25th, 2013
Our rating: starstarstarstarstar :: TOP BOT
The best Twitter app around gets a massive visual overhaul for iOS 7, but is it and its new features worth the paid upgrade to a new app?
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