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Our App of the Day today is GetGlue 2.4.3 for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad with iOS 3.1 or later.
Think of Foursquare for entertainment and you get GetGlue. It's a check-in based app which allows you to socially share with friends what you are doing when you are relaxing.
Watching a new TV episode, catching a new movie, listening to music, watching your team beat another and so on. You also earn stickers for certain achievements.
GetGlue makes it easy to connect with friends and fans around the TV shows, movies, music, and sporting events that you love. Check-in on GetGlue while consuming entertainment to share with friends and to earn exclusive rewards from our partners.
Our App of the Day today is Google+ 126.96.36.1996 for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad with iOS 4.0 or later.
Not long ago today Google let loose the latest version of Google+ for Apple devices. The newest version that is out now allows the app to run on iPad and iPod touch devices and not just iPhone as with the first version.
It also brings some performance and stability improvements as well as Huddle settings and better notifications.
Google+ for mobile makes sharing the right things with the right people a lot simpler. Huddle lets you send super-fast messages to the people you care about most. And no matter where you are, the stream lets you stay in the loop about what your friends are sharing and where they're checking in.
* Circles let you share the right things with just the right people.
* Stream is where you can get updates from your circles or see what people are saying about things nearby.
* Huddle is super-fast group messaging for everyone in your circles.
Google+ is only available for users 18 and older.
Our App of the Day today is GLMPS for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad with iOS 4.2 or later.
GLMPS pronounced "glimpse" is a brand new app to the iTunes App Store for the iPhone and iPod touch which brings a cool new way of taking photos. It captures the first few seconds before a photo is taken - those special moments when people are preparing for the shot and when crazy and fun things can happen.
You are even able to see your and others video in the app since GLMPS makes use of Flash and it makes good use of social connections to find your friends. This one is worth a shot for sure and it's free.
A video clip is automatically captured with every picture you take - the result is a creatively packaged glimpse of the moment that can be shared with friends & family in real-time.
Lovingly designed and built by people who believe it should be simple to share moments that matter.
Our App of the Day today is Skype 2.1 for Android for Android 2.1 or later.
The latest version of Skype for Android (188.8.131.52) comes with better support for video calling on more Android devices. If you were lacking that feature before, definetly get this app or update to the current version.
Make free Skype-to-Skype video calls, and call phones at Skype rates on the move Skype 2.1 for Android lets you make free voice and video Skype-to-Skype calls, and call phones and landlines at great Skype rates on the move.
Video calling now supported on more Android phones. See the What's New section for full handset list.
Free* Skype-to-Skype IM, calls and video calls over 3G or WiFi.
Cheap calls and SMS to landlines or mobiles at great Skype rates
Our App of the Day today is Skype for iPad with iOS 4.0 or later.
Launched only several hours ago, then taken down due to an issue with the app and then re-added to the App Store an hour or so after that, Skype for iPad has finally made it and it works rather well.
Bring your Skype contacts closer with full screen video at your fingertips.
Beautiful and simple, this is Skype built especially for the iPad. Call, video call, or instant message anyone on Skype. Plus, if you add a little Skype Credit, call landlines and mobiles at really low rates.
Simple to use:
Join Skype on our website or just sign straight in to your account.
If you already have a Skype account, your Skype contacts will automatically be there on your iPad.
We've made adding new Skype contacts really easy.
Once they're in your Contact list, call, video or instant message them in one touch.
Flick through recent calls and instant messages in your Skype for iPad history.
Skype for iPad works over Wi-Fi or 3G (operator data charges may apply). Call Skype contacts on their iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, PC, Mac and even Skype enabled TVs.
Our App of the Day today is MyPad - for Facebook & Twitter 2.0.4 for iPad with iOS 3.2 or later.
MyPad is a great little app for the iPad which brings Facebook and Twitter integration with a very snazzy and functional way. I liked it that much I even paid for the ad-free version. It should be a good fix for many until Facebook officially bring out its iPad app.
Facebook & Twitter beautifully designed for the iPad.
View multiple profiles as stackable, scrollable pages that are visually stunning and interactive.
Beautiful Photo Galleries (now with Slideshow)
Tweet and Retweet (via + button, Timeline is coming next week!)
Birthday & Event Calendars
Support for multiple Facebook accounts
Interactive Video Player
Games with Friends - Poker, Tiny Zoo, Tiny Chef, Mob Empire & more!
Upload & Download Photos
iPad2 Camera Support
Photo Effects & Change Profile Picture
Quick Links (Inbox, Notifications, Groups, Profile, News Feed, Friends, Search & more!)
Portrait & Landscape modes
Pull-Down to Refresh
A more friendly way of being social. Optimized for fun.
Our App of the Day today is Ustream 2.1 for iPad with iOS 4.1 or later.
Yesterday Ustream launched version 2.1 of its iOS app and with it came native support for the iPad with a totally sexy interface for watching your favourite live streaming of rare African birds, and other things.
Ustream powers live interactive video that enables anyone to watch and interact with a global audience of unlimited size.
With the Ustream app, go live and follow your favorite broadcasters anytime, anywhere! The Ustream app now combines the best of broadcasting and viewing into one convenient app for devices running iOS 4.1 and newer:
-Broadcast and interact with your audience through chat and poll
-Discover the hottest Ustream content showcased in a Featured carousel
-Follow your favorite shows by joining Ustream Crowds and getting alerts for events
-Share with your friends on Twitter and Facebook when you broadcast and discover content
-Customize the menu with your most used features
Our App of the Day today is Google Shopper 1.5 for iPhone, iPod touch (4th generation), iPad 2 Wi-Fi and iPad 2 Wi-Fi + 3G with iOS 4.0 or later.
Google's Shopper app for the iPhone was updated last week to include localized deals. Check this out for sure to find the best deal!
Google Shopper helps you find information on millions of products. Google Shopper recognizes products by cover art, barcode, voice and text search. You can find local and online prices, reviews, specifications, videos, and more to help you make the best purchasing decision. With one click you can save items to your shopping list and share with your friends.
The latest version of the app includes the following changes:
What's New in Version 1.5
Fixed mysterious crashes on certain iOS versions
Nearby offers giving users great deals around them
Map view for nearby offers
Redemption of Google Offers from your phone
Our very naughty TweakTown App of the Day today is Facebook for iPad thanks to the folks over at Pocket Lint.
So, we will admit it - this app isn't even released yet. It was discovered by some clever pundits earlier who somehow found it as part of the Facebook iPhone app. I can't wait to get my hands on it, but I don't think I'll jailbreak my iPad 2 to get early access to it.
After playing with the application for a while it starts to feel a bit like browsing in the OS X version of Safari. Essentially, you build up layers the more you click on elements in different pages and profiles, swiping right will take you back through these until you hit the news feed. From here you can tap on the three bars in the top left, this will then bring out a pop-out navigation menu where you can negotiate directly to things like your profile, news feed and photos, as well as groups you are involved in.
Tap on your profile and things look more like the desktop version of Facebook bar the photos tab, which is similar to the iPad's own photo app. Albums appear to load very quickly and single shots support finger zooming in and out.
Our TweakTown App of the Day today is Hashable Mobile 2.0 for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad with iOS 4.0 or later.
This is a great little social web app that provides a new and fresh way of remembering and storing the people you meet as well as know!
Hashable saves and remembers everyone you meet.
Hashable saves and tracks where and when you meet people. You can manage all of your important relationships on any device (iPhone, iPad, desktop). All you need is an email address or twitter handle.
Hashable also lets you:
1. Find Everyone Later - We store the where and when automatically, so you can easily search for your contacts on your smartphone. Then you can call, email, tweet your contacts directly from the app.
2. Set Reminders and Private Notes - Keep your relationships current by setting follow-up reminders for any contact.
- Get reminders via your calendar or email.
- See all of your upcoming follow-up reminders in one view - your Hashable to-do list.
3. See relationship histories - As you use Hashable, you can view a scrollable history of everything you've done with anyone in your network. You can even search and filter through your activity and people from our website.