These are the 6 Apps featured in Apple’s new ‘Powerful’ iPhone 5s TV ad

These are the 6 Apps featured in Apple’s new ‘Powerful’ iPhone 5s TV ad

Apple aired a new iPhone 5s TV ad last night called ‘Powerful.’

The ad tries to convey the message that “with the iPhone 5s, you’re more powerful than you think” by showcasing some of the things users can do with their iPhone such as creating music, playing games on a giant screen, tracking their health, taking photos and recording videos.

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Dropbox to acquire online photo service Loom

Dropbox to acquire online photo service Loom

Only days after unveiling its new photo management and viewing app Carousel, Dropbox is now acquiring photo storage and sync service Loom. Loom is an iOS and OS X exclusive with apps available for the iPhone, iPad and Mac.

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Amazon to acquire digital comics platform comiXology

Amazon to acquire digital comics platform comiXology

comiXology co-founder and CEO David Steinberger announced today that the cloud-based digital comics platform will be joining the Amazon family. comiXology is one of many companies Amazon has acquired, including IMDb, Audible, dpreview and most recently Double Helix Games.

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NBC iOS app finally allows you to AirPlay content to your TV via Apple TV

NBC iOS app finally allows you to AirPlay content to your TV via Apple TV

NBC has just released an update for its iOS app, which brings a major new feature. It finally allows users to AirPlay content from their iOS devices to Apple TV.

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Slimming selfie app criticized for encouraging an unhealthy body image

Slimming selfie app criticized for encouraging an unhealthy body image

A new camera app that lets users shed virtual weight by slimming down their face in selifes is being criticized for encouraging an unhealthy body image among its young and often impressionable users.

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Monument Valley: A Beautiful Physics-based Puzzle game now available in the App Store

Monument Valley: A Beautiful Physics-based Puzzle game now available in the App Store

Ustwo, developer of popular iOS game Whale Trail, has just brought the Monument Valley game to the App Store. Even though the game is pretty short in comparison to other offerings, the gameplay and the attention to detail appear to be the real standouts here.

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Most iOS gamers prefer in-game advertisements over paying for games

Most iOS gamers prefer in-game advertisements over paying for games

According to a new survey released by Wild Tangent, iOS gamers overwhelmingly prefer to play free games with in-app advertisements over paying for a title that does not include ads.

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Pebble asks users not to install v2.1 update, citing critical issue that breaks app

Pebble asks users not to install v2.1 update, citing critical issue that breaks app

Pebble is asking its users not to install the version 2.1 update for the iPhone that was released March 31st, citing a critical issue that prevents the app from working properly with the Pebble smartwatch.

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Dropbox to acquire Readmill, shut down service on July 1

Dropbox to acquire Readmill, shut down service on July 1

A Thursday report from TechCrunch hinted at the Drobox’s acquisition of eBook reading an sharing service, Readmill. Today, the Berlin-based startup confirmed the company was joining Dropbox and shutting down its app later this year.

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Microsoft’s new Office suite tops App Store charts one day after release

Microsoft’s new Office suite tops App Store charts one day after release

Microsoft released Office for the iPad yesterday, bringing Word, Excel, and PowerPoint to the App Store. While many pundits said Microsoft was too late to the game to make any impact, it appears that consumers disagree as the titles climbed quickly to the top of the App Store charts.

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