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Tide | Surfing Forecast App

Tide is a new beautiful app for the Windows Phone, it displays the surf forecast information brilliantly. It simplifies the way of processing wave and tide data, getting rid of the usual and bar charts, and displaying an intuitive and more gestural way of exploring the waves. Tide  tells you how high the waves are, up-to-date temperature and a heart rating for the waves. It also tells you swell and wind direction, high and low tide times, and a summary of the conditions for the next days. You can browse the various surfing spots in various continents and add save your favorites. No word when this will be available for iOS or Android yet. watch the video
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HOPS

Hops is a new app that allows users to rate every beer they try (they have a database of 30,000 beers and counting). Based on each users ratings and current location, Hops curates a list of beers the user is likely to enjoy. Each beer has its own profile complete with label, image, beer style and description, and additional information such as alcohol content and IBU. Hops also has an embedded maps feature that allows users to find nearby breweries and browse their ...
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ESSENTIAL PHONE

Andy Rubin, the creator of Android, has presented his incredibly audacious and ambitious project - the Essential Phone. At $699 the Android-powered smartphone is set to compete with the iPhone 8 and Galaxy S8 later this year, it features some impressive specs, a 5.71-inch edge-to-edge display with 2560 x 1312 resolution, a Snapdragon 835 processor, with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage, 13-megapixel dual lens camera, 8-megapixel front camera, Bluetooth ...
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Hasselblad X1D

Renown Swedish camera maker Hasselblad has released a new consumer offering and it is a game changer. The new Hasselblad X1D is the world´s first medium format mirrorless camera, and comes in a beautiful body (somewhere between retro and futuristic) thats smaller than most full-frame cameras currently available on the market. The X1D features a 50-megapixel CMOS sensor, and offers an ISO range of 100 to 25600 and dynamic range up to 14 stops. Youve also got dual SD ...
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