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THOSE WHO received a new Apple IOS device this Christmas have over one million apps to download from the Apple App Store. So here's a run down of our top 10 most fun apps to help you narrow down the best and most fun among them.
Music streaming service Spotify is by far one of the most fun and essential apps to have on your IOS device during your festive holidays. With access to millions of songs on your Iphone, Ipad and Ipod Touch, think of the endless possible Christmas playlists you could create from your mobile device.
The app is easy to use and allows you to make any playlist offline, storing the songs in the playlists you've created onto your phone so that you can listen to it when you haven't got access to a WiFi or 3G connection.
Linked to your Facebook, the Spotify app allows you to share tracks with friends who aren't members of the service. And not to worry, you can always put it on private mode in case you're worried your friends will chastise you for listening to your guilty pleasures.
The app is free to download but if you want unlimited access to Spotify content on your mobile device, you'll have to subscribe to the £9.99 per month package. Completely worth every penny, if you ask us.
Pocketbooth is possibly the most fun you could have with your camera-phone. Once launched, you can begin snapping pictures of you and friends in a traditional four-strip photobooth style instantly. Working across both front facing and rear facing cameras, the app takes four snaps per photo strip, allowing you to pull a multiplicity of gurns and grins before saving the strip as an image to the camera roll.
The strips can be altered via size, filter effect and borders. If you're wanting the picture in physical form, Pocketbooth allows you to order a print for £2 a pop with its delivery service.
If you're too impatient to wait for professional prints though, you can always do it yourself via an "air print" feature. Alternatively, you can always share your strips over Facebook or Twitter via the app's sharing function. Pocketbooth is just 69p and is a great and fun way for all your friends to see the antics you've been up to this Christmas.
Despite the pretty naff name, Morfo is actually really entertaining. As a completely free app, Morfo allows you to quickly turn a photo of you or your friend's face into an animated talking and dancing 3D character.
Once captured, you can make your friend say anything you want in a silly voice, rock out, wear makeup, sport a pair of huge green cat eyes, or suddenly gain lots of weight (though this might not be needed if you gorge as much as we do over the Xmas period).
Morfo also lets you share your 3D creations via social networks such as Facebook and record a message and post a video of the character talking and dancing. You could even use the Morfo app as a unique way to send a greetings card with your festive wishes or Happy New Year's message.
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