What I learned from spending a week with the first big Apple Watch update

By Jared Newman

This article originally appeared on Fast Company and is reprinted with permission.

As the first Apple Watch update big enough to merit its own official web page, WatchOS 2 is supposed to be a big deal.

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Can You Hear Me Now?

554281668_27f80808f2_b It’s been a pretty big week for tech + privacy, with Apple overhauling the privacy-related info it pushes out to users — sharpening its pro-privacy positioning as a marketing differentiator for its devices and services. And NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden stepping into the public arena by joining Twitter as, well, himself — with the verified account status to prove it. Read More

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Buddyman™ Kick (by Kick the Buddy) – Crazylion Studios Limited

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Buddyman™ Kick (by Kick the Buddy)

Crazylion Studios Limited

Genre: Games

Release Date: December 4, 2014

Download FOR FREE NOW!
Limited time offer!

***App Store Best of 2014***

Forget everything you've done before. It's time to take on a new challenge! YOUR IMAGINATION HAS NO LIMITS!

Explode, destroy, fire, shoot, freeze, send the power of the gods and don't even think about stopping!

You get the chance to try out all your skills in the CRAZY MISSIONS! You'll never complete them all!
And check out Buddyman's bright and colorful inner world! Ketchup, Zombie or Hippy? Try all these amazing new features!


KEY Features:
– Amazing missions!
– Realistic Buddyman model!
– Colorful graphics!
– Funny taunts and tricks!
– Super cool elements and categories!

- Awesome decorations!
– Interesting achievements!
– Shop assistant feature!


Grab this game and make sure you're never without a way to lower your blood pressure or just kill a few spare minutes! 

Have any suggestions about the new items or ideas for Buddyman comments? Include your suggestions in the feedback!

© © Crazylion Studios Limited

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Shooty Skies – Endless Arcade Flyer – Mighty Games

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Shooty Skies – Endless Arcade Flyer

Mighty Games

Genre: Games

Release Date: September 29, 2015

The creators of Crossy Road present Shooty Skies!
Shoot, dodge, duck, goose and weave.
Take to the skies!

• Colorful pilots
• Adorable enemies
• Epic bosses
• Colorful, adorable, epic loot crates
• Who's ace? You are!

© © 2015 Mighty Games Group Pty Ltd

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Shazam – Discover music, artists, videos & lyrics – Shazam Entertainment Ltd.

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Shazam – Discover music, artists, videos & lyrics

Shazam Entertainment Ltd.

Genre: Music

Release Date: July 11, 2008

Shazam is one of the world’s most popular apps, used by more than 100 million people each month to identify music, get song lyrics, and now to discover the music that artists discover themselves.

"Shazam is an app that feels like magic" –Techradar.com

Identify music instantly and share in the thrill of music discovery with the artists you love.

See what top artists like Calvin Harris, Pitbull, Meghan Trainor, Avicii, Jason Derulo, Wiz Khalifa and others are Shazaming.

• New discoveries from artists you’ve Shazamed appear automatically
• Follow new artists with a tap of a button and see what those artists are Shazaming
• Stay up-to-date about new singles, albums, and videos from the artists you follow

• Shazam TV shows to discover soundtracks, the cast, special offers and more
• Enjoy music lyrics and YouTube videos
• Preview songs with Apple Music and add them to Rdio and Spotify playlists *
• Launch Pandora radio based on artists you discover *
• With Auto Shazam we'll keep finding tunes for you even when you leave the app

• Stay in the loop with Shazam’s real time charts
• Quick links to Apple Music and the iTunes store
• Connect Rdio or Spotify to play full tracks in Shazam
• Check out recommended tracks to discover new music
• Find out what’s popular in your town, your country and the world
• Start an Apple Music radio station based on tracks you've Shazamed

• See what your friends are Shazaming when you connect your Facebook account
• Share your discoveries through Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, Pinterest, Google+ and more…

• Launch Shazam on your Apple Watch for the artist, song, and lyrics that unfold with the music
• See your past Shazams at a glance with a simple swipe up
• Use Handoff on Apple Watch and iPhone to buy the song on iTunes, watch videos, and much more
• Turn on Auto Shazam and we’ll keep finding tunes for you

• Shazam visual recognition gets you more – tap the camera icon to Shazam posters, magazines or books; anywhere where you see the Shazam camera logo
• Visual recognition also works as a QR code reader
• Buy tickets to see your favorite artists in concert

Use Shazam as much as you like – it’s unlimited. Don’t want the advertising? Upgrade to Shazam Encore

• Previewing and buying music requires the iTunes music store in your country
• Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life

* Some features are location, device and app version dependent

Any questions or feedback? Check out: https://support.shazam.com

© © 2015 Shazam Entertainment Ltd.

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Torque Burnout – League of Monkeys

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Torque Burnout

League of Monkeys

Genre: Games

Release Date: September 30, 2015

Torque Burnout is an unashamedly over the top 'driving' game which combines the best parts of every racing game!

Grip the wheel, put your foot to the floor and drive, completing donuts and drifts like a champion. Evolve your ride and push it to it's limits, rally the crowd into a frenzy and then push it some more to reign supreme as the BURNOUT KING!

– Realistic burnout simulation complete with gorgeous smoke, bursting tires and flaming engines!
– A wide variety of cars each with unique handling and customization.
– Thundering engine sounds that will send chills down your spine.

Coming Soon:
– Tournament mode.
– New arena modifiers like massive junk yard magnets, wrecking balls and much more.
– Achievements.

– iPhone 5, iPad 3, iPad Mini 2, iPod Touch 6th Generation or newer device is required to play.
– A network connection is recommended but not required to play.
– Torque Burnout is free to play. In game credits can be purchased using real money via in-app purchases.

Any problems? Any questions? Any suggestions? We'd love to hear from you! – http://leagueofmonkeys.com/forum

FACEBOOK: http://facebook.com/leagueofmonkeys.lom
TWITTER: http://twitter.com/leagueofmonkeys
YOUTUBE: http://youtube.com/theleagueofmonkeys
FORUM: http://leagueofmonkeys.com/forum
HOMEPAGE: http://leagueofmonkeys.com

© © League of Monkeys Pyt. Ltd.

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Chase Mobile℠ – JPMorgan Chase & Co.

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Chase Mobile℠

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Genre: Finance

Release Date: December 15, 2008

Do your banking right from your mobile device

You can manage your accounts, make deposits, find ATMs and more.

Now it’s easy to do banking 24/7, right from your iPhone® or iPod touch®. To start, just enroll in Chase Online.

To view the Chase Mobile app in Spanish language, please ensure your iPhone® or iPod touch® language setting is set to Spanish (Asegúrate de que tu iPhone® o iPod touch® esté configurado en el idioma español)

• See account balances & transaction history
• View your credit and debit card rewards status

• Pay bills and credit cards
• Transfer money between Chase accounts
• Make deposits with Chase QuickDeposit℠
• Send wire transfers
• Make changes to pending transactions
• Send and request money with Chase Person-to-Person QuickPay℠

• Find the nearest Chase branches & ATMs
• Speak with a service representative

• Deposits
• Account balance levels
• ACH transfers

• View your credit card balance and activity
• Make payments
• View Ultimate Rewards information

• View your balance and transaction activity
• Make a deposit with Chase QuickDeposit and reload your card
• Transfer money to a Chase Liquid card

• #1 Overall Mobile Banking App in 2013 – Keynote Mobile Banker Scorecard
• #1 App in 2013 US Mobile Banking Functionality Rankings – Forrester Research, Inc., April 25, 2013

Some features are available for eligible customers and accounts only.

iPhone and iPod touch are registered trademarks of Apple, Inc.

There is no charge from Chase, but message and data rates may apply. Such charges include those from your communications service provider. Delivery of alerts may be delayed for various reasons, including service outages affecting your phone, wireless or internet provider; technology failures; and system capacity limitations. Any time you review your balance, keep in mind it may not reflect all transactions including recent debit card transactions or checks you have written. A qualifying Chase transfer account is required to transfer funds via text.

Phone Alerts are not available for Chase Basic CheckingSM account.

© © 2015 JPMorgan Chase & Co.

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Storm Casters Ultra – Get Set Games

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Storm Casters Ultra

Get Set Games

Genre: Games

Release Date: September 30, 2015

“Storm Casters is what you’d get if Disney designed Diablo, and spilled it in a vat full of Spelunky and Hearthstone.” – Gamezebo

“Storm Casters brings the thunder and then some.” – Arcade Sushi

“Great for diving back in again and again” – Touch Arcade

Storm Casters is a loot-filled, action-packed dungeon adventure game from the makers of Mega Jump and Mega Run! Find and collect rare Battle Cards to discover new spells, blast enemies with explosive powers and evolve your character to become a mighty Storm Caster!

Lost and alone after escaping from your burning village, you find yourself at the entrance to an ancient and forgotten dungeon. With no way back, your adventure begins as you unlock the power of the Storm Casters and conquer the mysteries below!


• Over 70 rare and powerful Battle Cards to collect, fuse, and power up
• Choose and Evolve your character into new and powerful forms
• Collect treasures from the depths and use them to upgrade your character


• Battle Cards power-up your character in different ways to make every game unique
• Secret treasure rooms, hidden passages, and devilish traps to discover
• Unlock awesome weapons, spells and secret powers
• Random dungeon layouts create infinitely changing floors


• A massive dungeon to explore, with 50 fiendish floors
• Smart targeting makes controlling your character intuitive and easy
• Dozens of challenging enemy types to discover
• Intense and explosive Boss fights
• Uncover the secret of the Reaper’s terrifying Army of Bones

What will you find when you cast lightning into the darkness?


This definitive edition of Storm Casters Ultra brings incredible new features and upgrades to the game!

• Incredible new Ultra Cards like the Roosterzooka and Death Walker
• Over a dozen brand new, rare and legendary cards!
• Enhanced story – find out the secret of the Reaper!
• Add a fourth card slot to your shuffle!
• New Majestic Card pack!
• New Prestige game modes – can you beat the game in Hard Mode?
• Enhanced performance and game balancing!


Thanks to all the Get Set Games fans out there!

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© © 2015 Get Set Games Inc.

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