As a special offer to close out the year, Apple is offering the bestselling albums of 2012 on iTunes for $6.99. The promotion is running from Dec. 31 to Jan. 3 only and includes some pretty nice offerings for you hip music listeners in the crowd:
- Babel – Mumfurd & Sons
- good kid, m.A.A.d city – Kendrick Lamar
- The World from the Side of the Moon – Phillip Phillips
- The Heist – Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
- Take Me Home – One Direction
- Believe – Justin Bieber
- Dreams and Nightmares – Meek Mill
- Warrior – Ke$ha
12 Days of Christmas Day 6:
Apple is also continuing its 12 Days of Christmas promotion today with Day 6, and it is the first app as a part of the program. The 12DoC application, as we previously noted, is not supported in the United States, but it is available in many countries internationally. Today’s gift is SEGA Sonic Jump for free.
- Tapping a thumbnail from the Feed view now navigates to that video’s details
- Like and Watch Later buttons now appear more responsive to touch
- Added pagination for Likes in the Me Tab
- Added an alert when trying to shoot or access videos if permission has been previously denied
- Fixed issue where app would become unresponsive if denied access to the video library
- Fixed issue where sharing options weren’t appearing on iPad
- Fixed Watch Later and Liked video sorting
- Fixed long descriptions getting cut off when editing them
- Fixed temporary files not being removed when a video render fails
- Fixed issue where upload would get stuck at 100% uploading
- Improved Facebook linking
- Improved video playback stability
- General stability improvements and bug fixes
- Bug fix for an issue causing the app to crash frequently for some users.
A brand new RunKeeper just in time for the new year! With this version, we’ve completely redesigned the app to tie everything together into a fresh, easy-to-use, and fun experience.
Besides a totally new look, we’ve also added some exciting new stuff all through the app! ★ Add an end of activity photo and share your glory with friends ★ Sign up for RunKeeper’s Elite membership right from the app ★ Broadcast your activities live right from the start screen (requires Elite) ★ Tracking accuracy improvements for iOS6 ★ Tons of stability, performance and usability improvements
New – Show channel notices in the channel that they are sent to – Customizable scrollback length – /np as an alias for /music
Changes – VoiceOver differentiates between messages and actions – Don’t try to launch YouTube or Google Maps when they aren’t installed (iOS 6-only)
Fixed – The app no longer appears to freeze up when certain malformed strings are received – The user list button is no longer hidden offscreen when in landscape on the iPad – The default style has nick colors again – Setting an away statuses on certain devices no longer crashes – An infrequent crash when viewing the Colloquies tab – A problem where the connection creation view would disappear when attempting to create a connection immediately after launch – Highlight words now refresh immediately after being set, not the next time the app launches
What’s new in Version 1.6.1
- Bug Fixes
As of Version 1.6, the app also includes:
- New gesture-based editing features allow grips and handles to be used to move, scale, and rotate objects
- Modifications to drawing tools provide a faster, more accurate design experience on mobile devices
- Support for Apple iPhone 5 and improved performance
Amazon is offering the Sony CMT-V50iP Micro Hi-Fi Music System for $77.09 to $92.79 (or 55 percent) off the list price of $169.88. This speaker is made for 30-pin enabled iPhones, iPods, and iPads and also offers a Single Disc Slot Loading CD Player CD, CD-R/RW, and MP3 Playback, and 40 Watts Total (20W + 20W) full-range speaker system. Reviewers give the speaker 3.8/5 stars.
Amazon is offering the Acase Folio iPad Mini Case / Cover with Built-in Stand for $9.95 to $30 (or 75 percent off) the list price of $39.95. Coupon code “9TOPOBM8” drops it to $6.95. This case is designed for the iPad mini and offers full body protection with a nice leather covering. There is also a stand for comfortable viewing. Reviewers give this case a 4.3/5 stars. Deal ends Jan. 6.
- Support JBL OnBeat Venue LT device
- iPhone app, WhatsApp Messenger, temporarily free (Reg. 99 cents) (9to5toys.com)
- Expires today: 50% off Kensington Apple device accessories: iPhone, iPad, iPod & Mac (9to5toys.com)
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