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SF AppShow 2012: Big Day for Apple iOS (preview)

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A referral service on steroids. Big Day is a social network based event reminder service and gifting freeware app coming soon to Apple iOS, founders told our Gina Smith at the SF AppShow 2012. It lets you know when birthdays or other important dates are coming up, and you can use it to buy a gift, too. It's got an enormous network of major merchants on tap. And it's privacy policy is stellar.
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SF AppShow 2012: Glaze

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If you have great photos and haven’t had time to paint, Glaze turns your shots into even more beautiful, high-quality, painterly works of art. Created for Apple iOS, Glaze works easily on your iPhone or iPad with a few, quick clicks. Our Julie Blaustein reviewed Glaze on her iPhone and loved it. Founders Daniel E. Wexler […]
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SF AppShow 2012: Blue Kangaroo for Apple iOS and Android

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Burlingame, California-based Blue Kangaroo is an iPhone and Android app best described as Google for offers. Finding the right offer at the right time just got a little easier.
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SF AppShow 2012: ProjectBook Notebook App for the iPad

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An Evernote fan? Take a look at Projectbook, a new full-featured notebook app with a to-do manager. Projectbook is on the SF Appshow shortlist. It promises to help you complete your to-dos by keeping it with the notes and documents you need to get them done.
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SF AppShow 2012: Zorro for Apple iOS

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Parlez-vous français? You will, or your child will with Zorro an interactive, multilingual kids book from French app maker Chocolapps. It's a perfect companion to a child’s reading and foreign-language education curriculum.
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SF AppShow 2012: Stay.Com City Guide and Map App (iOS, Android)

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Stay.com"s city guides include vector-based mapping tech that lets you check out curated travel content and maps online and off. Founder Joachim Paasche showed off the Apple iOS and Android app to our editorial director Gina Smith at the SF AppShow 2012 on November 8. And he says he's recruiting travel writers ...
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San Francisco Appshow 2012: Rumgr for Apple iOS (freeware)

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RUMGR is an iphone app you can use to sell used stuff to friends and family. RUMGR launched in February this year and is available for Apple iOS 4 and up. An Android version is on its way.
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SF AppShow 2012: Glaze Preview and Demo Video

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Julie Blaustein previews Glaze, one of the 10 apps hand picked to demo at the posh SF AppShow 2012 event in San Francisco on Thursday, Nov. 8. Join us. Use GinaHost to get a discount. Details here.
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Smartphones in China: Apple iOS vs. Google Android infographic

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Check out the Apple iOS vs. Google Android smartphone use in China infographic. Hen hao.
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Dragon Dictate for Mac 3 (review)

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Our Erik Vlietinck says Dragon Dictate for Mac 3 is faster and has better correction, increased accuracy and transcription features. It isn't perfect. REVIEW.
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The Age of Apps Infographic: the World of Apps Going Forward

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How apps have changed the world. It's the Age of Apps infographic. Amazing material here.
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Ant Pruitt: Tic Tac Toe Glow (Freeware Friday)

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Want to play Tic Tac Toe? Ant Pruitt looks at a spin off of the classic Tic Tac Toe
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Swype Releases Major Upgrade for the Android (freeware)

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Nuance releases the new Swype beta for Android devices. Senior Contributor Isaac Kendall, a BlackBerry loyalist, loves using it on his virtual keyboard. Here's why.
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Android Audio: What I’m listening with

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When Android diehard Shane Brady heard that iOS 6 will spin off the podcast portion of iTunes into its own app, and subsequent chatter that it's a move to dominate streaming and audio downloads, he has this to say: Android users are ahead of iOS when it comes to audio. Find out why he thinks of this.
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AR Without Goggles: Android and iPhone Augmented Reality Apps for Travelers

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Travel Editor Russ Johnson went out into a cow pasture near his house and used augmented reality apps to find out what alternate realities floated around him. He found tweeters, Instagram photos, Groupon Coupons, puppies to adopt and some suspicious characters, along with lots of good information for travelers.
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Kytephone: Android Phone for Kids (freeware review)

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I spent some time with Kytephone during an afternoon. The idea of a kid-friendly smartphone is interesting. But does it hold up?
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Shane Brady: Instapaper for Android (first look)

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Instapaper for Android is out. Here's our first look.
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SiriusXM For Android: Great New Choice for Heavy Podcast Listeners (review)

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Shane Brady reviews the new Android app for SiriusXM. All in all -- it's a standout entry. Here's why heavy podcast listeners should care.
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SF AppShow 2012: GiddyUp Social Planning, with a Twist (Freeware Friday)

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GiddyUp available for the iPhone and Android is the new, hassle free way to plan an informal event using your mobile phone.
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SF AppShow 2012: Ten Free Apps, Best of the Best for Apple iOS and Android

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Rajnish introduced what we believe is the first available retina display app for the new Apple iPad (3) at the SF AppShow. Shufflr.tv is a video curation service that helps you find videos from 150 sources, including cable, TV, movie and sources online like YouTube, based on your viewing preferences as it draws them from your social profiles.
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