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Netflix has released a new version of their streaming video software for the iPad and the iPhone. The new 5.0 release is now available for free download from the App Store.

New to this release is support for Netflix HD, higher quality video.  This means Netflix app users can see much higher-quality videos on their smartphones if their Internet quality allows for it. Netflix says it uses what is known as “adaptive streaming” to dynamically adjust the video quality based on available bandwidth. So now if Netflix offers HD streaming of …

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People who have ever used some iPad manager software may know iPad Magic Platinum from Xilisoft. Recently the developer got in touch over the weekend to give us the heads-up on an exciting new update being made to the iPad Magic app to fully support the iOS 7 and iPhone 5S/5C.

iPad Magic Platinum is a well-known iPad Transfer, iPad Converter and Manager to help transfer music, movies, photos, books, apps, messages and contacts between iPad/iPod/iPhone and computer, rip and transfer CD/DVD to iPad/iPod/iPhone, convert and transfer various Audio/Videos to iPad/iPod/iPhone, …

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iSkysoft Video Converter for Mac (selected as Editor’s Choice in the Best Mac iPad Video Converters) has been upgraded recently to add iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C support. In addition, the latest version of Video Converter also support to automatically detect the files from the plug-in camcorder and support importing AVCHD video clips.

“We’ve added iPhone 5S/5C output video support, which means that any videos will look beautiful on the newly released iPhone, a Wondershare spokesperson told iPadinTouch.com. “We packed all the best parts of Video Converter into one simple program, …

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Apple unveiled two new versions of its flagship iPhone on last Tuesday, including a colourful iPhone 5C aimed at price-conscious, younger customers in fast-growing overseas markets, and Apple is also offering a traditional upgrade, the high-end iPhone 5S, for its core audience of gadget lovers. The iPhone 5S is the flagship model and it is the new features included in this model which gives us some clues as to what to expect from the iPad 5.
The iPad 5’s home button will double as a fingerprint scanner
As widely rumoured, Apple revealed that …

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There had been one or two rumors floating about that Apple’s iWork Suite, along with iLife, would be going free. Leaks of app information pages seemed to corroborate this notion, and now good news that Apple on Tuesday announced any new iPhone, iPad or 5th gen iPod Touch will come with free copies of iWork, iPhoto & iMovie.

iMovie and iPhoto normally cost $4.99 (£2.99) individually in the App Store. Pages, Numbers and Keynote are usually priced at $9.99 (£6.99). Collectively that’s a $39.95 (£26.95) saving.
It’s a significant saving for consumers, …

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BBC’s popular iPlayer app for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch has recently gotten a new update bringing better search and improved experience to watch your favorite shows even when your internet connection is on the fritz.

The app now supports AirPlay streaming for downloaded shows, letting users watch on the big screen when there’s no internet connection. If you’ve captured your favorite episodes of EastEnders or Doctor Who to your iOS device, you can blast ’em to your big screen via Apple TV even if your internet connection is down.
Searching …

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Barnes & Noble(B&N) today made its NOOK Video service available on more than just its own NOOK Tablet and NOOK Color devices. Now Apple iPad, iPhones, and Android phones or tablets will be able to stream movies and TV shows from its app.

Starting today, users can download Nook Video for iPad, iPhone and any device running Google’s Android operating system. The application is free of charge, and acts as a digital gateway to the Nook video store that’s already been available exclusively on the B&N’s tablets for some time.
Users will …

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Google introduced an updated version of the popular Nexus 7 tablet on Wednesday, adding a higher resolution screen and better processor, while still keeping the price at an affordable $229. The device will be arriving in the near future which means that it will almost immediately start battling other tablets on the market including Apple’s current 7-inch iPad, the iPad mini. Here, we take a look at how the iPad mini stacks up against the new Nexus 7 2 in terms of hardware, software, pricing and more.

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The new Nexus 7 …

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VLC is arguably one of the most popular video player apps in the world, thanks to the fact that it can play pretty much any file format that you can throw at it. After being removed from the iTunes App Store in 2011, the VideoLAN team is set to bring the open source video player back to iOS app store and it brings a host of new features.

According to MacStories and The Next Web, the new app will be bi-licensed under both the Mozilla Public License Version 2, as well …

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Facebook for iOS has been updated. The new version is available for download from the app store. It’s listed as version 6.3. It improves iPad support, fixes News Feed problem, supports verified account,which is much like the verified accounts you see on Twitter. You’ll see blue checkmarks to signify a verified account.
With Facebook 6.3, when a user searches for a celebrity, public figure or a brand, a blue “verified account” checkmark appears next to an account name to let users know that the Facebook account is official. In addition to …