Disney Storytime – Disney

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Disney Storytime


Genre: Books

Release Date: March 28, 2013

• Get 3 FREE Disney stories when you download Disney Storytime, Toy Story: Starry Night, Tangled: Rapunzel’s Story and Monsters, Inc.: Always Time for a Laugh.
• Unlock up to 17 additional interactive stories with in-app purchases using the safe credits system for kids, so they can choose their favorite books.
• A rich and immersive reading experience.

Disney Storytime features the largest collection of Disney stories right at your fingertips! Go on a campout with Woody, Buzz and Jessie, enjoy an exciting adventure with Lightning, Mater, and the gang, meet Belle’s new puppy, and so much more! Read at your own pace, follow along as each story is read to you, or record your own voice! And don’t forget to visit the “Me” section to create and personalize your very own Storytime avatar.

Featuring delightful illustrations and animation, professional narration, original music and hundreds of sound effects, as well as an innovative Credits system for seamless story downloading, Disney Storytime offers hours of immersive reading fun.

Complete Collection of Stories Available
Toy Story: Starry Night
Tangled: Rapunzel's Story
Monsters, Inc.: Always Time for a Laugh
Cars: Rematch
Cars: Radiator Springs Road Trip
Finding Nemo: A Friend in Need
Toy Story: A Tight Squeeze
Toy Story: Mixed Signals
Incredibles: Super Annoying
The Little Mermaid: A Special Song
Cinderella: The Lost Mice
Beauty and the Beast: Belle and the Castle Puppy
Princess And The Frog: A Surprise Guest
Sleeping Beauty: Buttercup the Brave
Wall-E: Down to Earth
Up: Watch Dug
Aladdin: Abu's Adventure
Lion King: A Day Without Pumbaa
101 Dalmatians: Puppy Trouble
The Aristocats: The Coziest Carriage

Before syncing your app to multiple devices, be sure to activate iCloud on the original device where the app and credits were purchased. Once iCloud has been activated, open the app on the original device so that the data on the app is pushed to your iCloud account. You can now sync your other devices using the same iCloud account.

If you are experiencing difficulties with audio, please check if your device is muted, and the in-app settings. Don't hesitate to contact customer care at 877-662-3769 or memberservices@disneydigitalbooks.com if you have any issues with your story credits.

© © 2013 Disney Enterprises, Inc.

Netflix Updates iOS App with HD Video and AirPlay Support [iOS Blog]

Netflix has updated its iOS app to version 5.0, bringing various new features including HD video quality and support for AirPlay streaming for devices on iOS 7, with the latter requiring the user to disable the AirPlay mirroring feature. The update also contains playback optimizations and general stability improvements.

Netflix released the last major update for its iOS app in April, which brought a minor design and the addition of an episode selector on the iPad. The company also added a multiple profile option for its app on Apple TV in August, and added a “Super HD” option for all users and additional devices last week, including support for the feature on the 3rd generation Apple TV.

Netflix is a free app for the iPhone and iPad and can be downloaded through the App Store. [Direct Link]


TV Guide Mobile – TV Guide

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TV Guide Mobile

TV Guide

Genre: Entertainment

Release Date: October 12, 2009

Download the app USA Today calls “invaluable” and Time lists as one of 50 Must-Have Apps. It has also been named a 2013 Webby Awards Honoree.

Also featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, FoxNews.com, Reuters, CNET, Fast Company, TechCrunch, and more.

Users love it too:
•“at the top of the best new app list” – Didi1360
•It’s “the TV app I was waiting for since before apps were a thing.” – Robert Reed
•“Love the Watchlist & New Tonight features. This app beats other TV apps by far.” – Betty960
•“keeps all of my shows organized” – Zach Crandell

TV Guide’s new official app for the iPhone®, IPad® and iPod touch ® is your one-stop, 24/7 TV companion and our best listings guide ever. It makes TV simple again – anywhere, anytime. Your feedback was instrumental in the creation of many cool new features and we’re excited for you to see them. Please keep your feedback coming – what you love, what you don’t and what you want to see next.

• Watchlist – your super-personalized TV Guide: Organize your favorite shows, sports teams, movies, and actors and find where you can watch them – on TV, on demand, streaming and DVD.
• Video: Link to watch TV and movies instantly on ABC, ABC Family, CW, Hulu Plus, HBO Go, MAX Go, Crackle and iTunes. Watch now, anywhere, anytime.
• New Tonight: What's new in prime time with three handy filters:
1. All new shows
2. Trending – a social hot list based on what TV Guide users are watching
3. Watchlist – only your favorite shows
• Listings: Detailed info about every airing with the ability to:
1.Set up alerts and never miss a live airing
2.Easily personalize your Watchlist
3.Filter by HD-only and favorite channels
4.Check-in and share what you're watching with your friends on Facebook, Twitter and more
• Exclusive content: The best in breaking news, features, videos and photos, curated by TV Guide's editors
• News Watchlist filter: Get news customized just for you
• One account: TVGuide.com users can enjoy the convenience of one linked account forTVGuide.com and TV Guide for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Set up individual accounts for every member of your family.
•We've optimized our app for iOS 5 and above. Users with iOS 4.x can continue using TV Guide Mobile 2.2.1 and below.

© © 2012 TV Guide Online Holdings, LLC

LinkedIn – LinkedIn Corporation

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LinkedIn Corporation

Genre: Social Networking

Release Date: August 20, 2008

With the LinkedIn app for iPhone and iPad, opportunity is just a tap away. Build and nurture your professional network, stay up to date with the latest business and industry news, and find your next dream job.

It all starts with your LinkedIn profile. It’s more than just your professional resume — it shows the world who you are and what you’ve accomplished in your career. But that’s just the beginning.

• Stay up to date with your professional network
• Search for and connect with people, jobs, companies and groups
• Follow Influencers to get exclusive insights and career lessons from business leaders
• Share articles to establish yourself as a thought leader in your network
• Update your professional profile right from the app to polish your resume wherever you are
• View and save jobs you’re interested in, and resume searching on your schedule
• Apply to certain jobs with your LinkedIn profile in just one tap
• Follow companies to get job postings, business updates, and suggestions to connect with people you may know
• Upgrade your account to LinkedIn Premium from within the app

LinkedIn is free to download and use. We also have Premium subscriptions with additional features such as InMails, more info about who’s viewed your profile, Premium search options, and a badge to showcase your Premium status:
• For Talent Professionals: $59.99 monthly
• For Sales Professionals: Three tiers, starting at $24.99 monthly
• For Business Professionals: Four tiers, starting at $9.99 monthly

If you choose to subscribe, your subscription will automatically renew each month and will charge your credit card through your iTunes account. You can turn off auto-renew at any time from your iTunes account settings.

LinkedIn: Connect to opportunity.

© © 2015 LinkedIn Corporation

iPad Mini With Retina Display To Be In Short Supply At Launch, Reuters Reports


Apple is rumored to be planning the rollout of new iPads in time for the holidays, and there are a couple of different models potentially in the pipeline, including an iPad mini with a high-resolution Retina display. That Retina mini may be in very short supply before the new year, however, according to a new report from Reuters.

Reuters cites sources working in Apple’s supply chain as providing info that suggests is just now ramping up production on a Retina iPad mini, leading to a strong likelihood that there will be relatively few available during the holiday shopping season. Apple still plans to unveil the device this month, according to those same sources.

The Retina mini will be supply constrained at launch because of delays of unknown reasons, the sources say, but one believed it might have something to do with Apple placing extremely tight requirements on its suppliers in terms of power draw for panels used in the device. The display on any mobile is a huge source of battery drain, and Apple typically either matches or improves on the battery life of previous devices when it launches new ones, even in the case of those sporting more power-hungry high-resolution Retina displays. If it is putting Retina into the new iPad mini, it won’t sacrifice the tablet’s long-lasting battery life to do so.

Apple’s Retina mini will be available in large quantifies only next year, and Reuters’ sources couldn’t say for sure whether the Mac maker would hold off on a retail launch entirely until 2014, or offer up only limited numbers of the devices before the end of the year.

At the same time, the supply chain sources said Apple is putting pressure on suppliers to reduce costs (again, not a very surprising request coming from Apple), and that could result in an iPad mini model with just 8GB of storage, which would be positioned as an entry-level device with the potential to come closer to matching the Kindle Fire and other low-cost Android devices in markets like Asia where cost is seen as a limiting factor for continued iPad growth.

Apple probably still won’t hit the $200 mark or even get all that close, and an 8GB version does seem like strange direction for it to take the iPad line. Supply constraints are nothing new for Apple device launch; the iPhone 5s is currently facing similar issues, and basically every new Apple hardware launch is preceded by these kinds of reports of supply issues.

My take is that we’ll see Apple unveil and start selling an iPad mini with Retina display in time for the holidays, irrespective of any potential supply issues. Stock outages are a given, and people will likely have to line up or order far in advance in order to secure them, but these types of leaks seem more a way to control consumer expectation than any kind of sign of real trouble in Apple’s production pipeline.

Apple Aware of iOS 7 iMessage Issue, Working on a Fix

imessage_not_delivered_cropApple is aware of a glitch in iOS 7 that is disrupting iMessage delivery and is working on a fix, reports The Wall Street Journal.

“We are aware of an issue that affects a fraction of a percent of our iMessage users, and we will have a fix available in an upcoming software update,” Apple said in a statement. “In the meantime, we encourage any users having problems to reference our troubleshooting documents or contact AppleCare to help resolve their issue. We apologize for any inconvenience this causes impacted users.”

Since the release of iOS 7 last month, users have been complaining about issues relating to the sending and receiving of iMessages on their iOS devices. While some users have also complained about multi-day outages on their devices, Apple’s System Status page hasn’t documented all of them, suggesting that something more than a simple service problem is at fault.

As MacRumors reported yesterday, some users have reported that turning their iOS devices on and off has fixed their problem while others have claimed the method has not worked for them. In our own testing with a device experiencing difficulties, the following steps appear to have fixed the issue (Note: this will cause your device to forget previously entered Wi-fi passwords):

1. Turn off iMessage in Settings > Messages
2. Reset networking settings in Settings > General > Reset
3. Reenable iMessage in Settings > Messages

Last week Apple released iOS 7.0.2, which was an update that delivered several bug fixes, including a fix for a lock screen vulnerability. Earlier today it was reported that Apple had begun seeding iOS 7.0.3 internally ahead of a potential launch next week.


Dropbox – Dropbox

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Genre: Productivity

Release Date: September 29, 2009

Dropbox keeps your files and your team in sync. Anything you save in Dropbox can be easily accessed from all of your devices. Sending large files is easy, even to people who don’t have a Dropbox account. And with features like the doc scanner, shared folders, offline access, and more, collaborating with others is simple.

• Work on files with others through shared folders
• Use the document scanner to turn receipts, whiteboards, and notes into PDFs
• Comment on files to share feedback with your team
• Sync, share, and edit Word, Excel, and Powerpoint files

We'd love to hear from you! Join the Dropbox community: www.dropboxforum.com

We offer in-app purchases for Dropbox Plus, which includes 1 TB of storage and additional features. The amount will be charged to your iTunes account and will vary by plan and country. You’ll see the total price before completing payment.

Dropbox Plus subscriptions purchased in-app renew monthly or yearly depending on your plan. Plans are priced at $9.99USD monthly and $99.99USD yearly (pricing may vary in countries other than the U.S.). To avoid renewal, you must turn off auto-renew at least 24 hours before your subscription ends. You can turn off auto-renew at any time from your iTunes account settings. Dropbox also offers one-month trials for monthly subscriptions.

Terms of Service: https://www.dropbox.com/pricing_terms
Privacy Policy: https://www.dropbox.com/privacy

© © 2017 Dropbox

Legends of Ooo – Adventure Time – Cartoon Network

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Legends of Ooo – Adventure Time

Cartoon Network

Genre: Games

Release Date: June 7, 2012

Thanks for downloading BMO Noire! The team is investigating stability issues reported by players and is working to resolve them as soon as possible so you can get back on the case. Keep an eye on the App Store for the next update!

***Legends of Ooo is now FREE!***

Tap into adventure with Finn and Jake in Legends of Ooo! Search for clues and explore the Land of Ooo in 2 algebraic Adventure Time quests!

Journey through the Grasslands, Ice Kingdom, Fire Kingdom, Mystery Dungeons, and the Library of Ooo to help Finn and Jake complete their perilous quests!

Think you can crack BMO’s firewall? Put your skills to the test with new mini-games!

The app includes original voiceover from some of your favorite Adventure Time characters like Finn, Jake, BMO, Lumpy Space Princess, and Flame Princess!

Episode 2 – The Library of Doom
Lumpy Space Princess’ tell-all book revealed a few too many secrets—like the password to Lumpy Space! Now it’s up to Finn and Jake to save the day.

Once you beat “The Library of Doom,” you’ll unlock a special version of Episode 2 narrated by everyone’s favorite hardboiled detective, BMO! It’s red hot like pizza supper!

Episode 1 – The Big Hollow Princess
The Ice King used some extra frosty Ice Magic to freeze Hot Dog Princess, Slime Princess, and Princess Bubblegum! It’s up to Finn and Jake to break into the Ice King’s Castle and rescue the damsels from their cold distress!

Once you beat “The Big Hollow Princess,” you’ll unlock a special version of Episode 1 narrated entirely by Lumpy Space Princess! Oh my Glob! 

Important considerations:
-This app includes the option for adults to unlock or buy additional in-game items with real money to enhance game play. You may disable in-app purchases by adjusting your device settings.

iOS will keep you logged on for 15 minutes after an initial in-app purchase. Additional purchases won’t require a re-entry of your password during this 15-minute interval. This is a function of the iOS software and not within our control.

Your privacy is important to us at Cartoon Network, a division of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. This game collects and uses information as described in Cartoon Network’s Privacy Policy linked below. This information may be used, for example, to respond to user requests; enable users to take advantage of certain features and services; personalize content; serve advertising; perform network communications; manage and improve our products and services; and perform other internal operations of Cartoon Network web sites or online services. Our privacy practices are guided by data privacy laws in the United States. For users residing in the EU or other countries outside the U.S., please note that this app may use persistent identifiers for game management purposes. By downloading this application, you accept our Privacy Policy and End User License Agreement, and you give permission for such uses for all users of your device. The Privacy Policy and End User License Agreement are in addition to any terms, conditions or policies imposed by your wireless carrier and Apple, Inc. Cartoon Network and its affiliates are not responsible for any collection, use, or disclosure of your personal information by Apple or your wireless carrier.

Terms of Use: http://www.cartoonnetwork.com/legal/termsofuse.html
Privacy Policy: http://www.cartoonnetwork.com/legal/privacy/mobile.html

If you're having any problems with this app, feel free to contact us at advanced.platforms@turner.com. Tell us about the issues you're running into as well as what device and OS version you're using.

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