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App of the Month

Focos
This app brings DSL-R like photography to the iPhone with beautiful effects. Focos allows you to make unlimited changes to your photos after the fact. It allows you to change the aperture repeatedly, and add multiple lights in 3D space.

MAIN FEATURES:

  • Take photos with shallow depth of field without manually painting or making selection
  • True 3D imaging
  • Import existing photos and customize the bokeh effect
  • Re-focus photos that have already been taken
  • Options to simulate lens characteristics
  • Check the portrait picture in the real world with augmented reality technique
  • more.....

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iOS (Note: some features require an in-app purchase)

 

Reference Managers

EndNote
Collect, collaborate, create from anywhere with the EndNote app - the world's most popular research management tool. With flexible tools for searching, organizing, sharing research, and creating bibliographies,
the  app extends your ability to stay on top of cutting edge research and connect with your EndNote library on the go. iOS
Mendeley
Free reference manager and PDF reader designed for researchers, students, and knowledge workers. Make your own fully-searchable library, annotate your PDFs, and collaborate with others. Sync your library across all your devices includind Mendeley Desktop, where you can cite your research as you write in Microsoft Word or LibreOffice. Android | iOS

Note: Descriptions are based on iOS features. The features in the Android version may be different.

News and Reviews

All About Android
This show is available on the TWiT.tv Netcast Network. It covers the latest Android news, hardware, and apps.

AppAdvice
This site is a good resource for discovering new iOS apps. AppAdvice provides news on apps and provides detailed reviews of apps.

iOS Today
This show is available on the TWiT.tv Netcast Network. It highlights best new apps, helpful tools, tricks, and news about iOS.

iOSnoops
A good site for finding out what apps have gone free, what are on sale, and what is new. I check it out daily.

Tech Advisor - App Reviews
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TWiT.tv
This netcast provides over 30 hours of programming each week covering digital technology. Popular shows include: All About Android, This Week in Technology, iOS Today, MacBreak Weekly, The Tech Guy, and Windows Weekly.

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