This week Apple made quite a few important announcements. On the hardware front it refreshed its iPod linup and introduced the new iPod Touch. On its iOS mobile platform, it started allowing developers to price their apps as low as Rs 10. On the sidelines, we have handpicked a few noteworthy apps that were launched this week to ease you through the weekend. Let’s dive in.
Want to make movies like a pro? Bricolage promises to give you the power to pimp your videos like a Hollywood professional. It has hundreds of special effects and dozens of other features. Apart from videos, the app also gives you the option to tweak your images. With the ability to process HD videos in real time the app also makes sure you can share your creations with the world, as it embeds a host of sharing platforms including YouTube, Vimeo and Dropbox.
Do you spend more time on your phone than with your girlfriend? How about making your iPhone your new girlfriend? Smart Virtual Girlfriend is basically a virtual girlfriend you can chat with. You can even send her images on which she will then comment. Don’t get fooled by it being just an app. Your virtual girlfriend will ignore you, avoid you, seduce you and at times abuse you. Keep up with her moods or she may even break-up with you.
For those who love to cook, take out your aprons, this one is for you. Blue Apron is a must have app that showcases dozens of delicious seasoned recipes along with cooking tips, information on ingredients, stories and even how-to videos. If that’s not enough, the app adds ten new recipes every week to its menu. You can also save your recipes and click pics of your favourite delicacies.
Can’t manage your working hours? This app keeps a track of your shift timings, so that you don’t overload yourself. You can log your work hours in and create schedules accordingly. The app also features reminders that will notify you once your shift starts / ends. So get rid of that paper timetable and let the app help you plan your day.
With the new Mission Impossible movie announced recently, a game of the same title has been released to add to the euphoria. Go undercover as you combat the Syndicates and defend the IMF. You can create agencies, join agencies, save people and kill the goons. The game features a vast inventory of weapons including to choose from – guns, rifles and even rocket launchers.
Free this week is the all-time popular Angry Birds Space. Join the bird army as the battle with the pigs crosses the frontiers of the earth, adding a new gravity feature which makes swine-killing even more challenging.
That's it from this week’s app roundup. See you next week with a new list of apps.
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