Plex adds free Chromecast support, media shuffle and camera uploads to its iOS app

Plex adds free Chromecast support, media shuffle and camera uploads to its iOS app

Popular media server software Plex today announced that it added several new features, including camera uploads, Chromecast streaming and media shuffle, to its mobile and web apps. These features are available as an update to the Plex iOS and web app.

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FaceTime Plus brings Chatroulette-style conversations to Apple’s chat client

FaceTime Plus brings Chatroulette-style conversations to Apple’s chat client

FaceTime Plus leverages the messaging features of FaceTime and adds a chatroulette option that lets you connect to random people for a quick chat. It’s an interesting concept that expands your FaceTime encounters beyond the people in your address book.

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Flappy Bird developer talks about his success, possibility of bringing game back to iOS

Flappy Bird developer talks about his success, possibility of bringing game back to iOS

Flappy Bird Creator Dong Nguyen spoke to Rolling Stone Magazine in a lengthy interview that sheds some light on Nguyen’s background and explains why he pulled the app from the App Store.

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Apple updates its iOS Remote, GarageBand, Logic Remote and Podcasts apps

Apple updates its iOS Remote, GarageBand, Logic Remote and Podcasts apps

Along with its release of iOS 7.1, Apple also updated several of its standalone iOS apps including Remote, GarageBand, Logic Remote, and Podcasts. The biggest update was for the Remote app, which add playback support for iTunes Radio on the Apple TV.

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Apple scrambling to tweak In-App Purchase system to meet FTC deadline

Apple scrambling to tweak In-App Purchase system to meet FTC deadline

Earlier this year, Apple reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over the company’s In-App Purchase system, which did not have proper safeguards in place to prevent in-app purchases by children.

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Gmail 3.0 for iOS brings support for Background app refresh

Gmail 3.0 for iOS brings support for Background app refresh

Google today updated the Gmail for iOS app to version 3.0 with a couple of new features, support for iOS 7’s Background App Refresh, and a single sign-in system.

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How to Add Custom Fonts to your iPhone or iPad without Jailbreaking

How to Add Custom Fonts to your iPhone or iPad without Jailbreaking

A new app called AnyFont has just hit the App Store, yes, I’m not joking, which allows you to add custom fonts on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.

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Google Hangouts updated with iOS 7 design, iPad optimizations, Video messaging and animated stickers

Google Hangouts updated with iOS 7 design, iPad optimizations, Video messaging and animated stickers

Google updated Hangouts for iOS, overhauling the app with a new, flat design that mirrors the look and feel of iOS 7. Hangouts is a messaging app that ties into your Google account and allows you to send and receive messages, photos, videos and animated stickers with other Google users.

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ABC to stream the Oscars to its Watch ABC app

ABC to stream the Oscars to its Watch ABC app

For the first time ever, the Oscars will be live streamed to both online and mobile viewers. A real-time feed of both the pre-show and the full telecast of the awards show will be available for verified Watch ABC viewers. Watch ABC provides 24/7 access to ABC’s television programming to select customers in the US.

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Moov fitness tracker and personal trainer device improves performance, prevents injury

Moov fitness tracker and personal trainer device improves performance, prevents injury

Moov is an upcoming wearable device that is part fitness tracker, part personal trainer. It uses 9-axis sensors, including an accelerometer, gyroscope, and magnetometer, to track both your motion and your form (posture) while you exercise or play one of the supported sports.

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