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25 iPhone Apps That Could Change Your Life

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There are so many throw-away apps available for download, sometimes it can be hard to find the ones that actually make a difference and not just take up space on your phone. From the hottest latest communications apps, such as Yo, that are sweeping across the web like wildfire, to more practical apps that help you with your finances and fitness or keep you organized, there is an app for everything these days.

The 25 iPhone apps on this list range from 1Password, which will simplify your approach to login credentials on your favourite sites, to TripIt, a must-have app if you are going to do any travelling this summer, and VSCO Cam, a photo editor that will give your pictures a professional polish.

Even if you aren't app-crazy, this is a good list to pick from if you are looking for useful ways to make the most of your iPhone.

 

TSN Fantasy Football

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With the CFL season kicking off June 26 at Investors Group field, football fans in the city have a lot of unanswered questions about the Blue and Gold. If focusing on the Bombers isn't stressful enough, TSN has a weekly fantasy football league where you can try out your skills as a coach and GM and see how your picks do.

Based on the fact that the team doesn't have a lot of depth of experience at the QB position, you may want to wait a few weeks before selecting Drew Willy as your fantasy QB pick.

 

Stream of the Week: The Wu-Tang Clan -- Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)

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Released in 1993, it is easy to forget the immediate impact Wu-Tang Clan's debut had on the music industry and hip-hop culture. Heavily steeped in samples from martial-arts movies and soul albums, the crew's trademark esthetic was established early on by RZA, the group's idea man. Pulled in numerous directions by the group's uneasy dynamics, Wu-Tang were a force to be reckoned with and would go on to shape the trajectory of the hip-hop scene. The group has put aside its differences and spent some time in the studio before hitting the road for an extensive tour that will see them perform at the Burt on Friday, June 27. Tickets range from $70 to $125 (plus fees) and are available at ticketmaster.ca.

 

Video of the Week: Superstar DJs With Annie Mac

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Just a quick glance at the growing reach, scale and impact of electronic music culture shows that DJs have become this generation's new rock stars. The BBC's Annie Mac has decided to take an in-depth look behind the scenes at some of electronic music's biggest names.

Covering the big-room EDM superstars such as Ti´sto and underground icons like Seth Troxler, Mac's new documentary explores how crazy the lives of these DJs and producers have become over the last few years.

If there is any doubt that the scales of popularity have tipped in favour of electronic music acts, this doc should set that straight.

Anthony Augustine is a freelance music, technology and pop culture writer who spends way too much time in front of a computer. Got a site you think he should see? Email him at anthony.siteunseen@gmail.com or follow him at twitter.com/anthonya.

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition June 26, 2014 ??65520

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