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FaceApp - despite the controversy there's a reason it is popular!

FaceApp is high in the ranks of then Google Play store at the moment, and despite the controversies of white-washing, there's a reason. In short, it's really fun, simple to use and an all round well-designed app that has some great filters and effects.
The purpose of the app is simple - simply load it up, take a photo, play with a few dials and then before you know it there's your desired outcome - whether it be a new gender, a younger self, an older self - etc. You name it - FaceApp can do it.
Check it out today, it's one of those apps well worth downloading and spending a few minutes with!

The Mobile Revolution and Online Poker Sites

Poker on the internet has seen a mini boom with the shift in prominence of mobile users on the web. For many, this shift came fast. In fact, there was a 394% increase in Smartphone usage from December 2010 through to December 2014. On May 05th 2015 Google announced that more Google searches were taking place on mobile devices than on computers in 10 countries including giants such as Japan and the US. They also reiterated that expectation levels amongst mobile users was higher than ever. It was no surprise that Google investment in mobile was a focus, driven by high consumer expectations for 'immediacy and relevance in the moment'. The online poker industry took a massive hit in the US with alleged crimes of the major offshore operators in 2011, known as Black Friday. This led to a US Federal criminal case (United States v. Scheinberg) against the founders of the three largest online poker companies, PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker and Cereus (which consisted of Absolute Poker and …

Word Next - Picture Quiz

Today's app of the day is Word Next - Picture Quiz.

Word Next is a great new android game from developer Yosoft Solutions that provides a fresh twist on a classic mobile gaming formula. It takes the quality gameplay elements from apps such as 'logo quiz' or '96%' or 'Movie poster quiz', but twists the formula by making the user combine two images to create a single word.

A good example occurs early in the game with a picture of water, with alongside it a picture of a melon. Now this one is simple, with the combination clearly being 'watermelon' - but as things progress the game gets more challenging - in a good way!

There were a few times where I got stuck and was able to use in-game coins to progress to the next level. Don't worry though, these coins are earn't and do not require you to spend real money. That's one of the great things about Word Next - being that it is 100% free which I am sure no one will complain about.

The game runs quic…