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  • Augmented Reality For Trying On Makeup Is A Booming Business

    January 20th at 1:23am / TechCrunch / 0 opinions

    Sure, that looks great on a model, but how will it look on me?” Now you can find out thanks to ModiFace, an augmented reality startup that’s quietly grown to power apps for 55 of the top makeup brands like Sephora, P&G, And Unilever.Fire up the camera on your phone or a store makeup counter’s tablet, choose different styles of lipstick, eye shadow, or whatever…

  • Giphy Cam adds X-Files filters for people who still want to believe

    January 15th at 5:09pm / The Verge / 0 opinions

    If you've not heard of it before, Giphy Cam is a neat little iPhone app that lets you easily make GIFs and share them from your phone. You can add borders, backgrounds, and there's also a bunch of filters to play around with. In December, Giphy introduced some specially for the launch of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and now it's doing the same for the upcoming reboot of The X-Files. The eight new effects include an FBI special agent badge, flying saucers and grey aliens, and, of course, the rebooted...

  • 19 apps to reinvent yourself in 2016

    January 15th at 3:25pm / Mashable / 0 opinions

    New Year, new apps.

  • VLC Arrives On Apple TV With Support For Casting, Playback Of Local And Network Files

    January 12th at 7:43pm / TechCrunch / 0 opinions

    VLC, the popular video-playing software offering support for a wide range of media formats, is now available for Apple TV. For those with large video collections, that means you’ll be able to play your files on your TV’s big screen without having to convert them to a supported format. One of the more notable features in the new release is that the VLC app now supports…

  • 5 can't-miss apps: 'Emoji Party,' Animatic, Slinger and more

    January 10th at 4:25am / Mashable / 0 opinions

    This week's list includes an app that makes your doodle come alive, an emoji-based Charades game and an app for sharing your favorite vertical videos.

  • NBCU’s Comedy Subscription Service For Cord Cutters, SeeSo, Goes Live

    January 7th at 6:23pm / TechCrunch / 0 opinions

    SeeSo, NBCUniversal’s oddly named subscription service aimed at cord cutters, is now live. The ad-free streaming service is solely focused on comedies, pulling together well-known titles and fan favorites, including Monty Python classics, “Parks and Recreation,” “The Office” (US and UK versions), “The IT Crowd,” “The Kids In The Hall,…

  • This App Wants To Kill The Selfie Stick

    January 5th at 3:43pm / TechCrunch / 0 opinions

    Can an app replace the selfie stick? Sadly that seems a forlorn hope at this point. The plague of wands topped with phone clamps and wielded by photo-loving tourists everywhere seems unstoppable.

  • Show Off Your Snapchat Stories Forever On Slinger

    January 5th at 5:43am / TechCrunch / 0 opinions

    Ephemerality be damned. Some art deserves to live longer than 24 hours. So rather than just squirrel away your saved Snapchat Stories, you can upload them to Slinger. It’s a new app aiming to be the permanent home for vertical videos. And thanks to its Popular page and the ability to Like videos, it can help you discover content creators to follow in ways Snapchat lacks.You could write…

  • Microsoft made a selfie app for the iPhone

    December 30th at 9:49pm / The Verge / 0 opinions

    Microsoft's newest app for iOS isn't a piece of productivity software. No, it's a selfie app. Unambiguously called Microsoft Selfie, the product is designed to improve photo qualities like color balance, skin tone, and lighting for the most shareable shot possible. It's a more subtle version of Lumia Selfie, Microsoft's previous self-portrait app designed for Windows phones....

  • Yarn’s App Lets You Share Short Clips From Movies, TV Shows And Music Videos

    December 29th at 7:03pm / TechCrunch / 0 opinions

    GIF-sharing is so 2015. Or at least, a startup called Yarn hopes that will be the case. The team’s recently launched mobile app offers a different way to have fun while messaging your friends, by offering a way for you to search for and discover short clips from movies, TV and music videos that you can then pop into your conversation. Today, Yarn only supports Facebook Messenger, but…

  • Live Studio Turns Your Videos And GIFs Into Live Photos

    December 28th at 8:43pm / TechCrunch / 0 opinions

    A good handful of apps have emerged to expand the capabilities of Live Photos introduced in the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, including a tool to turn Live Photos into GIFs,  a Live Photo editor called Alive and another app known as Lively. A fourth option from an indie student developer is Live Studio which – though a slightly less-polished app overall – offers a few unique tricks…

  • The 10 best iPad apps of 2015