Lumi, Moog Model 15, and other awesome apps of the week

'Appy weekend everyone.As usual, that means we're counting down the top apps you may have missed from the previous 7 days -- everything from an update to a truly excellent game to a fantastic way to keep up to date with your Apple Watch.Without further ado, then, here are this week’s awesome apps!
Have we got some apps for you!
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In a week in which we heard about the impending Apple Music refresh, Drake’s Views album proved a smash hit for Apple, and the LAPD revealed that it had successfully hacked the iPhone 5s as part of a high-profile murder investigation, some great new — and newly-updated — apps arrived in the App Store.

Check out our picks for the week’s best below. What better way to spend a lazy Sunday?

Netflix now gives you control over video quality on iOS

Netflix iPhone
Want HD over data? Now you can!
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After throttling our video quality automatically to ensure we didn’t burn through our data in two episodes of Breaking Bad, Netflix is finally giving users control over the video quality they get when using a data connection.

The latest version of its iOS app adds four playback options — plus handy 3D Touch shortcuts that make it faster to access content from the home screen.

Win It Wednesday: Enter to win 10 years of Netflix Premium [Deals]

Try to imagine all the movies and shows you'll be able to get over the next decade. Or enter this contest so you won't have to imagine.
Try to imagine all the movies and shows you'll be able to get over the next decade. Or enter this contest so you won't have to imagine.
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Considering how common it is to so many of our lives, it’s hard to believe Netflix didn’t even exist 10 years ago. Browsing movies and TV shows at home was hard to imagine before Netflix, but now many of us can’t imagine entertaining ourselves without it.

See if you can imagine this, though: 10 years of Netflix Premium for free. That’s exactly what we’re offering in the first Win It Wednesday, the new weekly giveaway from Cult of Mac Deals. All you have to do is enter now, no strings attached.

Apple is secretly planning to take over Hollywood 


Apple TV might get exclusive TV shows.
Apple TV might get exclusive TV shows.
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Hollywood’s top filmmakers held secret meetings with Apple at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, according to a new report that claims Apple is planning to make a big play to take on Netflix and Amazon Prime Video by creating its own original TV shows and movies.

Apple hosted a secret ‘iTunes Lounge’ at Sundance for a number of invitation-only events for film makers, producers, actors, and other A-list talent to hear the company’s pitch on how it plans to create a ton of original content that will be exclusively available on Apple TV.