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Sometimes you just want to fire up and app and start running. Or you want to forgo the complexities of other in-depth fitness apps and just know that a moment doing exercise beats sitting on the sofa. That’s where Vima Run for iOS comes in.
A new app allows users to ‘remix’ artwork by Sir Peter Blake, the Godfather of pop art, best known for designing the 1967 Beatles’ Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album cover. Dazzle It is commissioned by 14-18 NOW: the First World War Centenary Art Commissions and supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies.
File this app under potentially really handy. Netwatch lets you look at the connection status of your iPhone from your wrist. Read on to find out why this is handy (sorry, pardon the pun)
To celebrate, we’re launching a 50-percent-off Thank You Sale and sharing some of our lessons learned, failures, and successes on our blog. The App Store and its customers taught us a lot over the years, and I’d love to talk to you about what we’ve learned and where we are heading as a company.
Remember R-Type, a game that really set a new level for the continual scrolling game?. Well I was useless at it for some reason. Always got stuck at the same part over and over, incidentally I have the same issue with Pinball but I digress. Mc Line is sort of like that well only the side scrolling part.
GoEuro has launched a brand new free and easy to use app on Android and iOS, providing the best options for travel by train, coach or air, all at the simple touch of a button. The new app will allow users to compare travel time and prices from over 160 rail and coach companies as well as airlines globally, enabling them to compare travel time and prices for the full journey, and book their tickets in eight countries.
One standard has stood the passage of time and thats the ubiquitous office formats from the windows world. Being able to easily edit word, excel file on your iphone / iPad is now common place and with MobiSystems Office Suite app, even better than even Microsofts own offerings.
The Ministry of Sound have just released their own radio app for iOS allowing you to listen to their MoS offering and listening to their live weekender sets.
Glimpse brings website previews to your notification centre letting you “glimpse” at sites without having to unlock your iPhone. Finally notification centre has something to make it less nagging (at least in my case).
Theres several ways you can speed up your website, use a CDN, get a better host but none of that is going to help unless your images are properly optimised. JpegMini helps do just that, providing the optimum balance between compression, quality and clarity.