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This Week’s Must-Have iOS Apps: Spotify, Jolicloud, Bluetooth Manager & More [Roundup]

This Week’s Must-Have iOS Apps: Spotify, Jolicloud, Bluetooth Manager & More [Roundup]

This week's app roundup features Spotify's new iPad app, a simple Bluetooth manager, a great new app from Polaroid, and more!

After months and months of waiting, Spotify finally released its iPad app this week, and it does not disappoint. It features a terrific interface optimized for the iPad’s larger screen, plus plenty of other great features. There’s no wonder why it’s at the top of this week’s must-have iOS apps roundup.

Other picks include a great little app for controlling Bluetooth from your home screen, an impressive photography app from Polaroid, an innovative new web browser, and more.

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This 99-Cent App Fixes The Stupid Way iOS Handles Bluetooth Toggling

This 99-Cent App Fixes The Stupid Way iOS Handles Bluetooth Toggling

One of the most annoying things about Apple’s Bluetooth implementation in iOS is that turning it on or off is a four-step process involving digging deep into Settings. Considering the battery drain associated with just leaving Bluetooth on and the wide variety of devices you can connect via Bluetooth to your device, it’s a constant irritation for many.

Jailbreak utilities like SBSettings make turning bluetooth on/off on the fly a fairly simple proposition, but unfortunately, Apple hasn’t borrowed inspiration from any of them when it comes to baking better Bluetooth toggling into iOS. A new $0.99 app on the App Store, though, makes it much easier to toggle Bluetooth on the fly on your device even without a jailbreak. Launch the app once to toggle Bluetooth on, launch again to toggle off. Simple.

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