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FitApp Premium, A Running Tracker, Is Now Free (DotD)


There are lots of activity tracking apps, and the more full-featured ones normally charge you. FitApp Premium normally would cost $5, but with today’s deal, you’re looking at $0 instead!

FitApp Premium is a running app that doubles as an all-purpose physical activity tracker—and your digital secret weapon to getting in shape fast. With tons of awesome features, the app not only lets you time your average run speed, but also trace the total distance you’ve traveled throughout each day. There’s no question that FitApp Premium is just what you need to lose weight, build strength, and get into the best shape of your life.

– Track & optimize your runs, walks, and jogs
– Get an overview of your running speed, calories burned & other metrics
– Compare your numbers across different types of physical activity
– Use the built-in GPS to trace your runs & share them on Facebook
– Access useful metrics w/ a simple interface that delivers only the info you need
– Record your exercise routine in your diary
– Build muscle, burn fat & get stronger

Of course getting a fitness tracking app is just the first step to getting fit. Now you have to go out there and actually move your bum. But at least it won’t cost you a penny to get the app that’ll help you track your progress and motivate you.

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IG Launches Slick Trading App Alongside Apple Watch

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Images sourced from IG. -Ed.

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’re probably aware that Apple is going to be launching their first wearable, the Apple Watch, on April 24th. Today is actually the first day that you can pre-order it online, and expectations are high for Cupertino. The breadth of things you’ll be able to do with this small device is impressive, and there’s already a solid line-up of developers ready to launch their apps alongside it.

One of these companies is the world’s No.1 spread betting and CFD provider. IG in the UK provides financial spread betting, Contracts for Difference (CFDs), stockbroking and forex to a substantial client-base, and has already developed trading applications for all major mobile platforms. Today they’d like to announce that they have an application ready to go for the Apple Watch, which will allow you to trade, right on your wrist.

On the same day the watch launches, you’ll immediately be able to do the following:

• Spread bet, trade CFDs, and buy and sell stocks

• Get iPhone app notifications on your wrist

• Open positions and view markets from your watchlists

• Open, edit and close positions, or see all open positions

• See upcoming financial events

• Use one-tap login and switch between accounts easily

In an interview with Ashley Cameron, the Technical Team Lead, we learn that despite the initial version of the app being ready to go, the plan is to listen to customer feedback, and integrate this data into later iterations. The team has a very short two-week release cycle, so they will be able to tailor the experience as close as possible to what their clients want, in as short of a timeframe as possible.

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Deal Of The Day: 33% Off On Jamstik Wireless Smart Guitar


Think of the Jamstik Wireless Smart Guitar as a regular guitar, only evolved. Instead of using old analog pickups, or an even older acoustic resonance box, the device connects to your Apple device and interfaces with any of the available music apps. This gives you a world of possibilities, along with a bunch of portability convenience not available with traditional instruments. It features real strings, which is where the similarities apparently end.

– Easy to set up
– No tuning required
– Volume controls, so you can play in any space w/o noise complaints
– Ultimate portability
– Quality teaching software
– MIDI controller functionality
– Infrared light technology lets you see your hands in action

This isn’t a toy, and you’d normally be asked to pay $299 for it. But with today’s deal you shave $100 off, taking the price down to $199.

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Undo Feature Comes To Tinder… For A Price


You know how it is. There you are on Tinder, swiping left, left, left, left… oops, that was such a cute one! Oh no! Now you have to deal with the pain of knowing you’ll never see them again. Unless of course there was some way to undo that left swipe. Well, now there may be. Tinder has confirmed that it will be rolling out a paid version of its service, Tinder Plus on Thursday. This will give paying users the ability to Undo a left swipe and correct their blunder. We’re not sure what the pricing will be, and nor is Tinder apparently. This is a test for now, and different markets will likely see different pricing as the company tries things out.

Another rumoured paid feature, aside from the Undo button, is one called Passport. This would allow you to search for people outside of your geographical region. This is particularly great if you’re planning a trip somewhere and wouldn’t mind making some friends beforehand.

Nothing is official until Thursday, when the announcement is expected.

[ TechCrunch ] VIA [ Gizmodo ]

Deal Of The Day: The Monster Mac Freebie Bundle

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This deal is free, as in beer. You get to download 7 utility applications for the Mac, completely free of charge. It’s called the Monster Mac Freebie Bundle, and if downloads reach 60k, there will be an 8th thrown in: “BackBlaze, 3 Months Of Unlimited Online Data Backup for Mac or PC.” The applications are:

Macbooster 2
Free Up Your Disk Space For Faster Function & Better Protection

iTunes Data Recovery
Easily Restore Your Lost iPhone, iPad, Or iPod Data

PDFToolkit For Mac
The Ultimate Combination Of PDF Utilities

Copy/Recover Songs & Share Playlists From Mobile To Desktop

Create Unlimited Desktops Tailored For Any Scenerio

Rewire Your Brain With Computer Messages Visible For Only Milliseconds

Encode & Decode Base64 Files With Ease

Your downloads are available immediately, with minor updates thrown in as well.

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PhotoMath Application Solves Algebra Equations Automatically


Remember solving algebra equations in school? Ya, neither do we. It was one of those things you learnt just before the exam, and quickly expunged from your memory afterwards. It was hard, yo. But how different things might have been had we had something like PhotoMath back then. It’s an application that scans an equation on paper by using your smartphone’s camera, and then proceeds to solve it instantly. Not only do you get your answer right away, you get a step-by-step breakdown of the solution. This sort of immediate feedback can help kids know if they’re on the right track as they’re doing their homework, without having to wait until the next day to find out. Of course, that’s assuming they don’t just abuse the damn thing and skip the thinking part altogether, relying on it to get work done rather than to learn anything. Which is exactly what’s going to happen, so we’re not sure how to feel about it. And, in any case, it only solves simple linear algebraic equations, so you can forget about it helping you with your Calculus. And it’s not even out yet, with a “early 2015” target. Still, if you’re curious about it, you can sign up to be notified when it’s ready for download.

PhotoMath from MicroBLINK on Vimeo.

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Deal Of The Day: 50% Off On Clean My Mac 2


Like a desk, an apartment, or even the back of your car, your Mac requires a bit of tidying now and then. You download stuff, install programs, back things up and before you know it your hard drive is cluttered with files that you don’t even realize are there. Clean My Mac 2 scans your system and helps you make room with the click of one button. And today, you can get two licenses for the price of one, allowing you to keep two Macs nice and clean. It’s $29.99.

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Deal Of The Day: 95% Off On The Award-Winning MacLovin Bundle

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A MacLovin Bundle? What’s not to like? For $39 you can get your virtual hands on $861 worth of stuff for the Mac. That’s 8 applications, including Cinemagraph Pro ($100 value) and djay (a $20 value), as well as access to the OS X App Masterclass, a $500 value. With that eCourse, you’ll get 22 hours of instruction to learn how to code for the Mac. Learn Xcode and Objective C all the while editing some sweet footage with Cinemagraph Pro, DJ’ing with djay, as well as creating HTML 5 content with Hype2. All this for $39? What are you waiting for?

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Shazam for iOS Now Integrates With Rdio


With its latest update, Shazam has gotten considerably more useful. On more than one occasion have I Shazam-ed a song only to have to then manually launch Rdio, search for it, and then play it. It’s annoying and unnecessary and I had been waiting for this kind of integration for a long time. Now, whenever you tag something, you’re given the option to play it in Rdio, or better yet, to play the song directly in Shazam without even needing to launch Rdio separately. The integration is seamless and really well done. It’s an obvious partnership that adds appeal to both services. For users of both, know that the functionality is just an update away, so get to it!

VIA [ UberGizmo ]