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DrawQuest App Can Turn You Into an Artist
Do you consider yourself to be artistic?  This is the general question behind a new app called DrawQuest.  While most children feel free to express themselves artistically, adults often struggle with the notion of their own creativity.  Many adults simply feel that they are not artistic.    DrawQuest is an... Read more
iTunes Crosses 25 Billion Songs Sold
After nearly a decade in existence, iTunes has crossed 25 billion songs sold. Launched by Apple just after the turn of the millennium, the music store has gained tremendous popularity over the years. As people warmed up to the idea of digital music, they started using iTunes to get... Read more
The Best Action Cameras Available
Be it snowboarding, skiing, cycling, kayaking, snorkeling, or whatever you prefer, your favorite sporting adventures are quite simple to capture and preserve thanks to modern technology. “Helmet Cams” of today are progressing in their abilities to stand up to any extreme condition an adventurer might subject it to. But... Read more
Montaj: The Video App For Those Who Like To Shake It
Photo apps with filters and other editing features have enabled the average person to concoct creations worthy of a professional photographer. Well, maybe not exactly, but there is no denying that these apps have skyrocketed in popularity. And while it is not necessarily always applicable, photography enthusiasts also have... Read more
Free Audio Converter for Better Sound
DVDVideoSoft recently released a new version of Free Audio Converter for Windows platforms. This is a simple application that allows users to convert from one audio format to another one. This includes all of the popular formats, including MP3, WAV, APE, OGG, and others. You can now even get... Read more
Proper Etiquette for Sharing Photos Online
With today’s social media networks like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, taking and sharing photos and videos have become much more convenient, free, and out there for the world to see in an instant. It’s really amazing that you can just scroll down and watch your friends and loved ones’... Read more
Listen from Linux: A Good Audio Manager for Desktops
If you prefer your apps to be less cluttered and more organized, you will appreciate the Listen audio manager from Linux.  It includes some nice features that will make your listening more enjoyable.   Many people just go with the default apps on their computers, but the Listen audio... Read more
Best Photo Apps for Your Holiday Pictures
Millions of cameras will be capturing special moments through this holiday season.  Thanks to technology, you aren’t stuck with the image exactly the way you captured it.  You can make edits, add or take away certain elements, and create something infinitely more from your humble photo.  Here are some... Read more
What Specs Are Important on a Digital Camera?
If you are looking for a digital camera to buy, you will find a lot of specifications listed to tell you about the product.  But how do you know which information is important and what is just extra fluff?  While a lot of it will depend on how you... Read more
Twitter Debuts Aviary-Powered Photo Filters For Smartphones
Twitter has gone the way of Instagram, debuting its very own photo filters powered by the Aviary photo platform. News of the new photo filters arrives just after Instagram pulled its full photo support from the Twitter social network. The new platform is powered by Aviary, the same company... Read more
Spotify Premium Hits 5 Million Users Worldwide
Spotify’s streaming music service has become an instant hit in every single country where it has launched, now just over one year since arriving in the United States the company has proven its proof of concept. Spotify CEO Daniel Ek announced during a Thursday press event in New York... Read more
Will Apple Challenge Pandora?
Rumors say that Apple is designing a service to compete with Pandora.  The goal is to control the music people listen to in the car and make new releases available that much sooner.  Considering the huge success of iTunes, it stands to reason that Apple would branch out into... Read more
This Weeks Top 5 Trending Videos
The Presidential Debate is back and so is the trailer for Marvels next marvel. This weeks line up of videos features an eclectic bunch, from the Secretary General of the UN to the latest gadget coming your way from Apple. Read on and find out the top 5 videos... Read more
VLC Media Player – The Understated Hero
When asked the question “what is your favorite media player?”, undoubtedly there will be a lot of people talking about VLC Media Player. After all, VLC has been around for a long time and those who use it, already know that it is one of the most versatile programs... Read more
Free Photo Editing Programs Worth Using
As software and hardware manufacturers move their products towards cloud and open source services many customers have begun to ditch traditional software that they would normally pay for. I remember an early time in my life when MS Paint was just about the coolest program someone could master. How... Read more