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Hipstamatic – New Brighton Pak – Now Available


Late last night (GMT) we received news from our good friends at Synthetic LLC home of Hipstamatic that the much anticipated Brighton pak is now available in the latest update to HIpstamatic. We knew this was coming, it has been available in Oggl for a few weeks and we’ve all been waiting for Apple to approve it in the classic version.

So the new ‘Bright-on’ pak as we might call it over here allows for ‘sizzling summer photos’ and as we are in the midst of a heatwave currently, it’s very appropriate. Usually our beaches do not resemble the ‘sizzling summer photos’ that the developers have described, but currently they do! So, we suggest you hurry and grab this pak and go take some hot photos of your own!

As well as the new pak there are also some bug fixes and stability improvements.

The new pak is an in-app purchase and retails for $0.99/£0.69. Hipstamatic itself retails for $1.99/£1.49 and you can download it here.








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