Mobli Media Launches Version 2.0 of Mirage Private Messaging App

Mobli Media has announced the launch of Mirage 2.0 on mobile devices, an updated version of its privacy-focused instant messaging app. When using the app, users send and receive messages that disappear after a few seconds, with this new update introducing two new ways to share a Mirage message with others, including several contacts at once.

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Store and Share Photos Securely with Hidely on iOS

HidelyZero-trace camera and photo platform Hidely has launched on iOS devices, giving users access to a secret gallery and secure camera for protecting their private photos. Photos taken with the app, or imported into the Hidely gallery, are protected via double encryption technology, and users must enter a passcode before ever entering the app.

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Self-Improvement App ChallengePact Launches on iOS

ChallengePactMotivational self-improvement platform ChallengePact has launched on iPhone, helping users achieve their personal goals by connecting them with like-minded individuals, with the theory that groups of users can inspire each other to keep their commitments. The app allows users to create their own challenges and goals, or browse and join those listed by others.

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Olocode Launches Contact Sharing App on iOS, Android

Olocode has announced the official launch of its Olocode Plus business card app, which aims to help users share their contact information without the hassle of exchanging (and then not losing) physical business cards. Via Olocode, users exchange six-character codes with new contacts, and the app populates all of the data associated with that code to the user’s in-app address book.

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Vivino Surpasses Six Million Users, Unveils ‘My Taste Profile’

Popular wine app Vivino has crossed the six million user mark, and is celebrating this new milestone with the release of new features for its growing number of users. To put its growth into perspective, the Vivino app surpassed three million users at the beginning of January 2014. Over five million wines are now available in the app’s database.

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Just Add Audio Video Creation Platform Launches on iOS

Just Add AudioRoyalty-free stock video company VideoBlocks has announced the launch of its iOS app, Just Add Audio. The app allows users to turn their photos and videos into digital stories via the help of VideoBlock’s collection of licensed music, and then share those stories with others across social media or one-on-one messaging.

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PhotoDirector Photo Editing Platform Comes to iOS

PhotoDirectorMultimedia software company Cyberlink has announced the launch of its popular photo editing program, PhotoDirector, on iOS devices. The app offers a hefty set of photo editing tools, from filters and preset effects to skin smoothing functionality, a “content aware” tool for smart object removal, and much more.

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Messaging App comiXchat Turns Your Conversations into Comics

Nubis’ messaging app comiXchat (pronounced Comics Chat) has launched today at New York Comic Con. The app is available on iOS, Android and Windows mobile devices, and combines comic books with text messaging, as users are drawn into comic book scenes as they chat with their friends. The comiXchat app allows users to choose from a variety of standard avatars, and then animates these based on the tone and “attitude” of the text conversation between users.

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Video Chat Community Vive Raises $1.5 Million in Seed Funding

ViveMobile video chat community Vive has today announced it has raised $1.5 million in seed funding, with participation from investors including SoundCloud, Evernote and ResearchGate. Vive launched out of beta in June 2014, and focuses on real connections between users, with a membership-only service that connects users of like-minds and tastes.

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Sports Community App Fancred Launches on Android

FancredSports-themed social media platform Fancred has officially launched on Android devices, giving a new set of users an outlet for sharing their favorite sports moments and interacting with a community of fans, with each team becoming its own hub of activity. With Fancred, users can follow their favorite teams or other users, commenting on news posts and activity within the app to increase their own “fancred” within the community.

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