New iPhone apps worth downloading: Trendabl Shopping, Galaxy Factions, QuizUp – The Biggest Trivia Game in the World!

Nov 11, 2013
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Share your favorite fashions with others, track tastes, and even do a little shopping with today’s first app worth downloading, Trendabl Shopping. It mixes social networking, fashion and the ability to shop from your smartphone for maximum convenience. Up next is Galaxy Factions, a real-time strategy game in which players create bases, field troops, and […]

Share your favorite fashions with others, track tastes, and even do a little shopping with today’s first app worth downloading, Trendabl Shopping. It mixes social networking, fashion and the ability to shop from your smartphone for maximum convenience. Up next is Galaxy Factions, a real-time strategy game in which players create bases, field troops, and generally blast each other’s space stations to bits. Finally, we have QuizUp, a giant trivia game that lets you challenge others online to face off over 250 categories and some 150,000 trivia questions.


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Trendabl Shopping (Free)

What’s it about? Social fashion app Trendabl lets users share their favorite fashions, as well as purchase new fashions with the app’s shopping capabilities.

What’s cool? Trendabl is a social network combined with a shopping platform, making it easy not only to check out the latest fashions and share some of your own, but also to get in on the latest trends as they happen. You can use Trendabl to follow friends as well as tastemakers, such as Tory Burch, Alice and Olivia and Wildfire, and you can post your own favorite fashions and outfits just like on any other social network – the app even includes photo filters and brand-tagging capabilities. The cool difference is, you don’t have to go hunting to buy new fashion that you’ll love, because Trendabl melds the shopping experience with the social one.

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Who’s it for? Fashion fans who like to share their favorite clothes, as well as hunt for new ones, should check out Trendabl Shopping.

What’s it like? Get more great fashions from Polyvore and Fab.com.

 


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Galaxy Factions (Free)

What’s it about? Build space stations and create troops to fight off encroaching enemies in real-time strategy title Galaxy Factions.

What’s cool? Galaxies are at war in Galaxy Factions, and you’ll need to build bases, gather resources, loot enemies and build armies in order to be victorious in your various battles. The real-time strategy game has players constructing their space station bases in order to gather the funds necessary to raise armies, and you’ll field 12 different assault unit types while constructing seven different kinds of defensive buildings to protect your bases. You can also gather special heroes and outfit them with better equipment to give yourself an edge in battle, and connect with friends online to fight together and climb the game’s leaderboards, or square off against one another.

Who’s it for? Fans of strategy titles will find a lot of space-based battle to take part in with Galaxy Factions.

What’s it like? Grab StarFront: Collision and Great Big War Game for two more great RTS titles with multiplayer components.


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QuizUp: The Biggest Trivai Game in the World! (Free)

What’s it about? QuizUp is a huge trivia game in which players can challenge friends or other players online across some 250 different trivia categories.

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What’s cool? The cool thing about QuizUp is that, as far as trivia is concerned, it pretty much covers everything. The game includes something like 150,000 questions across 250 categories, so there’s something for everyone in the trivia game. Categories range from TV shows to sports and lots of things in between. You can challenge other players in QuizUp to see who has the most knowledge on a given category, and the game makes it easy either to start games against friends, or find random opponents around the world. As you answer questions correctly and defeat opponents, you’ll climb QuizUp’s worldwide leaderboards.

Who’s it for? Fans of just about any kind of trivia will want to check out the competition available in QuizUp.

What’s it like? Other great trivia entitles include You Don’t Know Jack and Trivial Pursuit.

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