Sight: Save Articles to Read Later Using Screenshots

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Web-clipping app Sight has launched for readers on iOS, allowing users to snap screenshots of articles they’d like to read, but just don’t have time to at the moment. Instead of bookmarking articles, or copying and pasting URLs, the app analyzes screenshots to pull in the original articles, in their entirety, from the original web sources.


Target Releases Product Recognition App In a Snap on iOS

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Leading retailer Target is testing its newest iOS app, In a Snap, which works to help users learn more information about, and gain access to purchasing Target-branded items displayed in advertisements in magazines or catalogs.

The app uses the camera on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices to recognize items, and then shows users additional information about the products. From there, the item(s) can be added to the user’s cart and purchased.


Free, Commercial Free Radio App Radical.FM Launches on Android 650

Ad-free music service Radical.FM has launched on Google Play, bringing Android users access to the service’s 25 million searchable tracks and pre-created stations. While the existence of a free, commercial-free radio experience might be hard to believe, Radical.FM offers its ad-free service on a “pay what you can” donation basis. This business model allows Radical.FM to support artists, composers and labels for the music streamed within the app.


Hook’d: Record short musical performances and share them with friends on iOS

Music technology company MuseAmi has announced the launch of Hook’d on iPhone and iPod Touch devices. The “video music messaging” app allows users to record short videos of them performing either today’s popular music or the classics from the past, and then share them with friends or the general public. The app utilizes master recordings of songs, and offers “cutting-edge audio effects” to make any user sound their best.


SocialCafe: Record up to five minutes of audio for your pictures on iOS

New iOS app SocialCafe allows users to record audio on their device and connect it to an image from their camera roll, before sharing it with friends or storing it in the cloud. While not the first app to offer audio commentary on top of images, SocialCafe supports up to five minutes of audio with each image to really get the point of the moment across.


Trusper tip-sharing social network updated with “Music, Movies, Books” tips [Interview]

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Tip-sharing social network Trusper has begun experimenting with paid, brand-related tips on its service, as users are now able to purchase content within the app. The platform’s new “Music, Movies, Books” category allows users to share tips about their favorite songs or bands, movies and more, complete with links to sample or download these items on iTunes, Amazon or YouTube, without leaving the app.


Travl: Plan your trip and share it with friends on iOS

There are plenty of travel-related apps on iOS, but Appsley’s Travl looks to make the experience of planning a trip more social, while also offering tools one might typically need while in another country or city.

Travl offers a rundown of information about a selection of countries, including how to access emergency services, and details on expected tipping behaviors at restaurants or in cabs (among others). The app offers details on famous landmarks within each country, as well as the local cuisine.


Scoopr Media wants to reward users for their brand-specific photos

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Ad tech platform Scoopr Media wants mobile users to be rewarded for the branded content they already post to social media. Whether it’s a picture of new Nike tennis shoes or a picture of a Starbucks cup in the morning, social media is full of these branded messages, and users can share them directly with interested brands via Scoopr on mobile devices in order to earn those deserved rewards.


Task management app Todoist updated with location-aware notifications

Task management app Todoist has expanded its feature set, now offering users location-aware notifications for tasks they need to complete. In addition to offering reminders on specific days or at specific times, these location-aware reminders can notify users when they’ve left a building or are near an area with an associated task.


Mini Hug helps you track the quality time you spend with your kids

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Personal activity tracker Mini Hug wants to help parents spend more quality time with their children, by encouraging them to keep a log of the time and activities they spend / complete with their little ones.

Created by Bitsmedia founder Erwan Mace and his 7-year-old daughter Lia [pictured], Mini Hug acts like a journal, tracking activities completed with kids, like swimming or exercising, playing a game, cooking a meal, doing homework and so on. The app currently supports 40 activities, but more will be added in future updates.


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