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ZDNet App Wrap: October 15, 2012

Firefox, Photo Mage, HelloCamera, Plague Inc, Chefs Feed, Sydney Food Trucks, Tom Tom Australia, and Magic ball.
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By ZDNet Australia team on
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1 of 8 Mozilla) Firefox Platform: Android Price: Free

Mozilla has released version 16 of its popular web browser Firefox on Android. It boasts to be fast, easy to use, and customisable, with security and privacy features on-board for safe online browsing. The app can sync with a user's desktop Firefox for browser history, bookmarks, and passwords. It now comes with the ability to share tabs with other devices running the browser, and the browser now automatically turns word-heavy websites into "beautiful, easy-to-read pages" with reader mode.

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2 of 8 Roman Efimov

Photo Mage

Platform: iOS

Price: Free

This is a very basic photo-editing app that features 15 different filters to run photos through, much like Instagram. Photos can be shared via Facebook and Twitter, and users can add captions using five built-in fonts. The app itself is very simple to use.

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3 of 8 Xu Hao

HelloCamera – Camera360 concept

Platform: iOS

Price: US$0.99

Another photography app, HelloCamera, is packed with features to provide different photographing themes such as "Night," "Food," "Portrait," and "Scenery." Once a theme is selected, HelloCamera will match filters for your photo automatically. The app is made by the team that created Camera360, a sophisticated photo-editing app.

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Plague Inc

Platform: Android

Price: Free

If you've ever fantasised about being a bio-terrorist to bring an end to humanity, then this app is the one for you!

In this strategy and simulation game, the objective is to use a "patient zero" to kickstart a global plague while overcoming the rest of humanity's efforts to stave off the infection. There are 10 different disease types to choose from, with each requiring different strategies to spread.

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5 of 8 Credible

Chefs Feed

Platform: iOS

Price: Free

If you've ever wanted to get inside the brains of the world's top chefs, then this app is for you. The app shares content by top chefs in 16 cities, so that users can get insight into where these chefs eat, where they shop for produce, what dishes they recommend, and so on.

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6 of 8 City of Sydney) Sydney Food Trucks Platform: iOS, Android Price: Free For Sydneysiders looking for a late-night feed, this app can display where food trucks are serving food in real time. The handy app also features menus, the latest specials, and directions to each truck. Users can also follow the food trucks on Facebook and Twitter.
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7 of 8 wingonewin



Magic ball
Platform: Android

Price: Free

Because everybody needs a Magic Eight Ball to help them make decisions.

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8 of 8 TomTom International BV)TomTom AustraliaPlatform: AndroidPrice: AU$51.99This app works just like a TomTom navigation device. Maps are stored on the mobile device, so no mobile signal is required; just a GPS signal. It features 2D or 3D driving view, clear voice instructions, fast route calculations, and up-to-date maps.

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