App Store Today: Kindle, Twitter, MLB At Bat, and Happy Street

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Every day there are countless updates and releases across the App Store. Unless you have tons of extra time and check your App Store app every day for changes, you probably miss out on those that are most important. Furthermore, apps that you don’t already own might see changes that convince you to give them a try! Read on for today’s notable app updates and releases.

Kindle

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Amazon today updated its Kindle app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Most notable of the new features is a new VoiceOver technology that will assist the visually impaired. Other features include easier book review capabilities and email reminders.

-Accessibility features make it easier for blind and visually impaired customers to navigate their Kindle libraries, read & interact with books, and more. Enable VoiceOver in your device settings to begin.

-Easily rate and review books by accessing ‘Before you go…’ directly from The ‘Go to’ menu

-Enhancements to ‘Before you go…’ including the ability to download a free sample and email yourself a reminder about recommended books.

-Additional Font Selection for Japan – Hiragino Mincho ProN (Serif)

-Bug Fixes/Stability improvements

via MacRumors

Twitter

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Twitter today updated its official iOS client, bringing the ability to easily see location-based trends on a global scale. Other improvements include the ability to invite friends to Twitter from within the app and (thankfully) better playback of Vine clips.

See what’s happening near you or around the world by viewing Trends in hundreds of locations.

Also:
• Invite friends to join Twitter from within the app
• Improved playback of Vine videos
• Replies to retweeted Tweets now include both the author and person who retweeted the Tweet
• Enjoy a smoother experience due to bug fixes and other improvements.

via 9to5Mac

MLB At Bat

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T-Mobile is an official sponsor of Major League Baseball and, as such, is providing unique features to those who download MLB At Bat 13 over its network. Between May 1st and June 30th, T-Mobile USA customers have been granted free access to streaming features apart of the aforementioned app.

To celebrate T-Mobile as the Official Wireless Sponsor of Major League Baseball, we are offering FREE access to the official app of Major League Baseball, MLB.com At Bat® 13 ($19.99 value). Beginning May 1 to June 30 T-Mobile customers can download the MLB.com At Bat 13 application from Google Play Store and the Apple App Store.

via iMore

Happy Street

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Happy Street is a “freemium” town building game, and was today updated with a plethora of new content. As with most other freemium games, the developers continually add content to retain interest and therefore drive more in-app purchases. You will find the game’s new features below.

  • 13 new buildings added after level 35
  • Alchemist lab in the Cave
  • New house with 5 floors accessible if connected to Facebook
  • New quests
  • Added Darthy to the Cave with crafting shop in the cave
  • A 2nd Workshop, Kitchen, Studio can be purchased with Flooz
  • New IAP Castle Of Flooz

via AppAdvice

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