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  • Camera+ Update Adds Front-Facing Flash, Horizon Level And Live Exposure Info

    Camera+ Update Adds Front-Facing Flash, Horizon Level And Live Exposure Info

    Apple has done a lot to push the envelope with mobile phone-based cameras, but where it’s mostly made smart improvements to hardware and firmware, Camera+ has been a real innovator on the software side. Today, Camera+ is innovating once again, adding a number of new features to the mix including front-facing flash, a horizon level for straighter pictures, and a live exposure mode. Read More

  • Announcing The 2011 Crunchies Finalists And Tickets On Sale Now

    Announcing The 2011 Crunchies Finalists And Tickets On Sale Now

    The nominations have been tabulated and the votes are in. Over 300,000 nominations were calculated across 20 categories. Along with our partners GigaOm and VentureBeat, we are very proud to announce the finalists for 2011’s best in technology. Voting begins now. For 2011, we’ve added some new categories. Best Location App, Best Cloud Services and Biggest Social Impact join the… Read More

  • After Surging Past Angry Birds, The Heist Now Selling An App A Second

    For as long as I can remember, there has been one app that has constantly held the top paid app spot in Apple’s App Store: Angry Birds. Sure, other apps surge to the top briefly. But Angry Birds always comes flying right back. But a new app appears to be bucking that trend. Today is day 3 of The Heist‘s reign, and sales are quickening. As The Loop noted after a partial day 1, The… Read More

  • Control Your Shutter With The Volume Buttons In Camera+

    Camera+ is one of the few essential iPhone applications, and I certainly hope you went and downloaded it back in July when we first told you about it. There was one problem though; as some sharper eyed commenter noticed – the programmers intended for you to be able to use the volume controls to control the shutter, but Apple killed that feature to “avoid confusion”. Well… Read More

  • FutureTap Reflects On "Where To?" iPhone App Acquisition, Talks Numbers

    While there are well over 100,000 iPhone / iPod Touch applications available in the App Store today, early adopters might remember the “Where To?” application (iTunes link), initially developed by tap tap tap, which was one of the first 500 to debut on the platform. It did pretty well, but tap tap tap ended up putting the app up for sale in October 2008 regardless. German… Read More

  • FutureTap Taps TapTapTap's "Where To" iPhone Application

    iPhone application developer tap tap tap recently announced the sale of its ‘Where To’ application, which allows you to use your device to find points of interest based on your location, but didn’t specify who the buyer was. We now know that the acquiring party is a brand new iPhone app development house called FutureTap, who put the app back on sale and plans to release… Read More