what’s in the new fuzel?

The new Fuzel has been submitted to Apple for review, and you have probably seen our new website and all the videos. Today, we’ll talk about some of the new and exciting features and improvements in the  app. Read on!

Brand New Design

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As you can see, the new Fuzel was redesigned from the ground up. We wanted to provide a super easy and fun way for you to tell stories, through collages. The new design puts focus on what matters the most, your photos, and makes the tools disappear – they are just there only when you need them. We also realized that the experience of making the collage is just as important as the final artwork itself. Therefore, we work really hard on the small, subtle details that makes Fuzel a total joy to play with – a simple swipe to undo/compare different versions of your collage (read more below). In the end, we believe the new Fuzel is a much more fluid and empowering collage making experience.

Auto-Layout

With this new feature, you don’t have to worry about which layouts to use – just pick the photos you want, Fuzel will automatically decide the layouts! A convenient “Shuffle” button will let you discover other fun, unique layouts in one tap. Best of all, your and your friend’s faces will be positioned nicely within the individual frame, thanks to the new “Face Detection” technology. You can now make a fun, beautiful collage in just seconds.

Customize Layouts

One of the most loved features in the old Fuzel was that you can “Cut” your very own layouts. You guys just blew us away with your creativity your amazing layouts. The new Fuzel brings layout customization to a whole new level with the new “Merge” tool: frames can now be combined in just one swipe! We can’t wait to see all the crazy and fun layouts that you will create.

Photos Picker

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We have streamlined they way you add photos: when tapping on an empty photo frame, instead of having to decide between the Photos Picker and the Camera, the new Fuzel takes you straight to the Photos Picker. Here you can immediately pick the photos in your Camera Roll, or swipe left to access the Camera, or swipe right for other photo sources such as Facebook, Instagram, Flickr (New!), and Google Image Search.

Decoration Items & Store

Fuzel provides a tons of options to decorate your collages with: stickers (New!), Labels, Patterns, Frames. With the many default items in the new Fuzel in additions to the hundreds of new items from the Fuzel Store, there are endless possibilities to make your collage uniquely yours!

Undo/Redo

As we have said, we wanted to provide a fun and easy way to make collage. The new Undo/Redo tool lets you easily revert changes to your collage anywhere in the collage with a simple flick. You will no longer be afraid of mistakes, instead just have fun and discover new, creative way to tell your stories.

Sharing

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There are even more sharing options this time around, you can save your completed collage to your Photos, or share it on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Tumblr (New!), email, or other apps.

Better Performance

Not only the app was redesigned, it was completely rewritten from scratch. We took advantage of all the newest APIs from the iOS 7 SDK to implement many new features: Face Detection, better photo filters, as well as making it run much faster, and 64-bit compatible for the new iPhone 5S. However, it’s worth pointing out that the app will only be downloadable for devices running iOS 7.0 and above (which isn’t an issue, we believe, since most of you have already updated to iOS 7 from day 1).

When will it be available?

All of the features mentioned above are only a small part of the new Fuzel experience. We can’t wait for you guys to actually try it out yourself. The app is still being reviewed by Apple, and expected to hit store in the next week or two. So stay tuned, and have a great weekend, everyone!

Cheers,
The NAB Team

Brand new Fuzel coming soon

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We are super excited to announce that the new Fuzel app has just been submitted to Apple for review today. Our team has been working very hard in the last 8 months to completely push the bar of collage making on the iPhone.

Sneak peek: Customize Layouts

One of the most loved features in Fuzel was the ability to cut and create any layout you want. You guys took full advantage of the tool, and blew us away with your creativity.  

In the new Fuzel, you will have even more flexibility when it comes to layout. Let’s see how fun and easy it is to create a custom layout: 

Brand new website

In the next few days, we’ll have more details about the app in another post, so stay tuned! For more videos and info on the new Fuzel, please visit www.fuzelapp.com

Cheers,
The NAB team

Manga Rock 1.6: “Backup & Restore” & iOS7 compatibility

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We are glad to announce the latest update for Manga Rock iOS, version 1.6, is now available on the App Store today. You can get the update right HERE. Together with many bug fixes for iOS 7, this update also brings you the new feature “Back up & Restore”. Let’s learn more.

Overview 

“Back up & Restore” (Manga Rock Cloud) is a cloud storage system available in Manga Rock Android 1.0 and Manga Rock iOS 1.6. All users, both free and paid, can use this feature to back up and restore their Manga Rock data (Favorite, Recent, and Personalize Settings) across multiple Android and iOS devices. Thus, you can easily back up your data in iOS and restore it in Android device, or vice versa.

To log into Manga Rock Cloud, you can simply use your existing Facebook or Twitter accounts. Otherwise, you can register an account with us.

How to use “backup & restore”

First, you need to understand how “Back up & Restore” works. When backing up data, Manga Rock will use the existing data on your device to overwrite the backed up data on Manga Rock Cloud. Different from “Back up”, when restoring data, the app will merge the existing data on your device with the data on Manga Rock Cloud.

To apply this knowledge, consider a situation when you want to transfer app data between 2 devices. Below are the correct steps to follow:

  1. Perform a back up on the device that you have the most data (Eg. your iPad)
  2. Perform a restore on the device that you have the least data (Eg. your Samsung Galaxy S3)
  3. Optional: Perform a back up on your Samsung Galaxy S3. Now you will have all of your data (from both devices) safely backed up on Manga Rock Cloud.

We believe that “Backup & Restore” is a very useful feature for every Manga Rock users. It’s just like your house backup key – you won’t need it everyday, but when the time comes, you will be super happy to have it.

Enjoy reading with Manga Rock and have a nice day!

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Cheers,

The NAB Team

Fuzel & Fuzel Pro 2.1.2 now available

Hi guys, it’s been a very exciting week: the two new iPhones are coming out at the end of this week, and iOS 7 is officially released today!

We are also very happy to announce that we have just released the latest version 2.1.2 for both Fuzel & Fuzel Pro. This update contains:

  • iOS7 compatibility fixes
  • Improved icon
  • Temporary removal of Sincerely postcard printing – Sincerely has yet to update their SDK to accommodate iOS 7, we’ll re-add Sincerely once they do.

There you have it, have fun creating collages on the new iOS 7 (and the new iPhones this weekend!). You can get the latest update by tapping on the icons below:

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Download Fuzel Pro

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Download Fuzel

Manga Rock Android now back on store

We are very happy to let you know that Manga Rock Android is back on the Google Play Store.

In this post, we will show you how to transfer all of your app data (Favorites, Recents, Personalized Settings) and in-app purchase from the old Manga Rock to the new one.

For your convenience, open this blog on your Android device before proceeding. Please choose one of the following choices that matches your situation.

1. For users that paid for full version + still have the old Manga Rock

Step 1: Open your device Settings / Security / Check “Unknown source”. This will allow you to install our app’s APK.

Step 2: Download & install this app’s apk file HERE. This will overwrite your existing Manga Rock app and rename it as “Manga Rock old”.

If opening the apk file with Chrome browser does not work, you can use the native web browser OR the app ES File Explorer instead (free download on the Play Store HERE)

Step 3: Open “Manga Rock old”, go to “Back up & Restore”, and log in with either your Facebook, Twitter, or email address.

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Step 4: Once you finish backing up, click on the button “Get it now” to install the new Manga Rock app from the Play Store. Or you can download the app directly from the Play Store HERE.

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Step 5: Open the new Manga Rock app, go to “Back up & Restore”, log in with the same account you’ve used in Step 3 and restore your app data.

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Please keep your account information safe, don’t share it with anyone else, thanks!

Now you should be able to enjoy your manga, however just make sure that everything works fine in the new Manga Rock before deleting the old one. If you have any question, please send us an email to support@notabasement.com.

2. For users that paid for full version + don't have the old Manga Rock anymore

Step 1: Download the new Manga Rock app from the Play Store HERE and open it.

Step 2: Login “Back up & Restore”

Step 3: Forward the email titled “Your Google Play Order Receipt” to support@notabasement.com. This is your proof of purchase for the old Manga Rock app. In this email, please include your Manga Rock’s Users ID (case-sensitive) as well.

Note: The Manga Rock’s Users’ ID is not the same as the Google Play Store’s ID. It’s located in the “Backup & Restore” section of the app itself.

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Step 4: We will verify these info and let you know how to get the full version again for FREE.

Last but not least, please keep your account information safe, don’t share it with anyone else, thanks!

3. For free users of the old Manga Rock app

If you still have the old app and really want to migrate your data, you can follow the steps described below. Otherwise, you can download the new Manga Rock app from the Play Store HERE.

Step 1: Open your device Settings / Security / Check “Unknown source”. This will allow you to install our app APK.

Step 2: Download & install this app’s apk file HERE. This will overwrite your existing Manga Rock app and rename it as “Manga Rock old”.

If opening the apk file with Chrome browser does not work, you can use the native web browser OR the app ES File Explorer instead (free download on the Play Store HERE)

Step 3: Open Manga Rock old, go to “Back up & Restore”, and log in with either your Facebook, Twitter, or email address.

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Step 4: Once you finish backing up, click on the button “Get it now” to install the new Manga Rock app from the Play Store. Or you can search and download the new app directly on the Play Store.

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Step 5: Open the new Manga Rock app, go to “Back up & Restore”, log in with the same account you’ve used in Step 3 and restore your app data.

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Last but not least, please keep your account information safe, don’t share it with anyone else, thanks!

The past 3 weeks has been a very tough period, but we’d like to thank everyone for your patience and awesome support. Enjoy your favorite manga with the new Manga Rock app -and remember, if you love it, please give us a review on the Play Store. Thanks a lot and have a nice day everyone!

The NAB Team