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TimeSpan, iPeerReview, Photo Stats

updated 09:00 am EDT, Thu August 4, 2011 | Posted in iPhone Apps

TimeSpan 1.3 ($1) - TimeSpan is an tool for managing all of a user's milestones, deadlines, and due dates on an iOS device. Users can add repeating timespans for repeating events such as birthdays and anniversaries, as well as synchronize all data to the cloud. The latest release adds the option to display the remaining days of one event on the app icon and the number will automatically be counted down by push notifications. [Download - 6.6MB]

iPeerReview 1.0.3 (free) - iPeerReview allows users to see the status of their online AIP content and view when a paper goes online. After logging in users can perform a number of activities related to their papers. They can access a list of all active and completed papers, view the status history of a paper, and more. iPeerReview also features the ability to save files locally as PDF documents for online reading. [Download - 1MB]

Photo Stats 1.0 ($1) - Photo Stats is an infographic creator that can graphically display how when, and where users take photos with an iOS device. The software analyzes all of the photos stored in the camera roll and uses metadata to collect various statistics. All of the created infographics can be shared via Facebook and Twitter, or directly through e-mail. [Download - 7.7MB]

Emberwind 1.0 ($1) - Emberwind is a new game from Chillingo that places players in the city of Grendale which is under attack. Players must defend the city from a horde of goblins as they work through the main campaign. The game also features a number of secret bonuses, special attacks, and large scale boss battles. [Download - 61.6MB]

WiFi2HiFi 1.0.2 ($4) - WiFi2HiFi is a tool for streaming all of a computer's music to a stereo system. The software acts as an additional audio output for a computer, allowing users to stream audio from any application running on the computer. Support is included for multitasking and double buffering technology is used to offer high quality audio. [Download - 6.2MB]

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Cirrus creates Lightning-headphone dev kit

Apple supplier Cirrus Logic has introduced a MFi-compliant new development kit for companies interested in using Cirrus' chips to create Lightning-based headphones, which -- regardless of whether rumors about Apple dropping the analog headphone jack in its iPhone this fall -- can offer advantages to music-loving iOS device users. The kit mentions some of the advantages of an all-digital headset or headphone connector, including higher-bitrate support, a more customizable experience, and support for power and data transfer into headphone hardware. Several companies already make Lightning headphones, and Apple has supported the concept since June 2014. http://bit.ly/29giiZj

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Apple Store app offers Procreate Pocket

The Apple Store app for iPhone, which periodically rewards users with free app gifts, is now offering the iPhone "Pocket" version of drawing app Procreate for those who have the free Apple Store app until July 28. Users who have redeemed the offer by navigating to the "Stores" tab of the app and swiping past the "iPhone Upgrade Program" banner to the "Procreate" banner have noted that only the limited Pocket (iPhone) version of the app is available free, even if the Apple Store app is installed and the offer redeemed on an iPad. The Pocket version currently sells for $3 on the iOS App Store. [32.4MB]

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Porsche adds CarPlay to 2017 Panamera

Porsche has added a fifth model of vehicle to its CarPlay-supported lineup, announcing that the 2017 Panamera -- which will arrive in the US in January -- will include Apple's infotainment technology, and be seen on a giant 12.3-inch touchscreen as part of an all-new Porsche Communication Management system. The luxury sedan starts at $99,900 for the 4S model, and scales up to the Panamera Turbo, which sells for $146,900. Other vehicles that currently support CarPlay include the 2016 911 and the 2017 models of Macan, 718 Boxster, and 718 Cayman. The company did not mention support for Google's corresponding Android Auto in its announcement. http://bit.ly/295ZQ94

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Apple employees testing wheelchair features

New features included in the forthcoming watchOS 3 are being tested by Apple retail store employees, including a new activity-tracking feature that has been designed with wheelchair users in mind. The move is slightly unusual in that, while retail employees have previously been used to test pre-release versions of OS X and iOS, this marks the first time they've been included in the otherwise developer-only watchOS betas. The company is said to have gone to great lengths to modify the activity tracker for wheelchair users, including changing the "time to stand" notification to "time to roll" and including two wheelchair-centric workout apps. http://bit.ly/2955JDa

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SanDisk reveals two 256GB microSDXC cards

SanDisk has introduced two 256GB microSDXC cards. Arriving in August for $150, the Ultra microSDXC UHS-I Premium Edition card offers transfer speeds of up to 95MB/s for reading data. The Extreme microSDXC UHS-I card can read at a fast 100MB/s and write at up to 90MB/s, and will be shipping sometime in the fourth quarter for $200. http://bit.ly/294Q1If

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Apple's third-quarter results due July 26

Apple has advised it will be issuing its third-quarter results on July 26, with a conference call to answer investor and analyst queries about the earnings set to take place later that day. The stream of the call will go live at 2pm PT (5pm ET) via Apple's investor site, with the results themselves expected to be released roughly 30 minutes before the call commences. Apple's guidance for the quarter put revenue at between $41 billion and $43 billion. http://apple.co/1oi1Pbm

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Twitter stickers slowly roll out to users

Twitter has introduced "stickers," allowing users to add extra graphical elements to their photos before uploading them to the micro-blogging service. A library of hundreds of accessories, props, and emoji will be available to use as stickers, which can be resized, rotated, and placed anywhere on the photograph. Images with stickers will also become searchable with viewers able to select a sticker to see how others use the same graphic in their own posts. Twitter advises stickers will be rolling out to users over the next few weeks, and will work on both the mobile apps and through the browser. http://bit.ly/29bbwUE

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