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Kim Kardashian: Hollywood App Dissapoints, Falls Way Short Of $200M Revenue Mark

After breaking the Internet with her titillating cover for Paper Magazine, it appears that Kim Kardashian won’t be breaking any app store records as her gaming app, Kim Kardashian: Hollywood, is disappointingly slipping off the top charts. The app was released back in June and was an instant success, raking in downloads from different mobile platforms worldwide. The app earned …

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Aaron Paul Launches Yo, BITCH App for Jesse Pinkman-Style Messaging

Yo, the app that totally revolutionized vague messaging, man, by letting users send out the word “Yo” to their friends, was always missing that extra spark. Thankfully, Breaking Bad‘s own Jesse Pinkman has done his part to remedy that. Aaron Paul has just launched a new iOS app called Yo BITCH (stylized as YB in the App Store because Apple …

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Tom Hanks Launches New App for “Luddite Hipsters”

Tom Hanks just released a new app. With tongue firmly in cheek, Forrest Gump himself has put out an app called the Hanx Writer that turns your iOS device into … a typewriter. Hanks says he uses typewriters daily and loves the feel of typing on something that responds and makes real mechanical noises. He says he once had as …

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‘Candy Crush Saga’ Maker Files for IPO

The maker of Candy Crush Saga filed its Initial Public Offering (IPO) of up to $500 million today. King Digital Entertainment undoubtedly hopes to follow in the footsteps of Zynga, who filed their IPO in late 2011 and has become one of the biggest leaders in mobile gaming. King filed their IPO with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) today …

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‘Flappy Bird’ Knockoff Apps Being Rejected by Apple

After Flappy Bird creator Dong Nguyen announced he was pulling his addictive game from the Apple App Store and Google Play, which prompted reactions that varied from outraged to threatening, quite a few games have popped up that are very similar to Flappy Bird. Considering that Flappy Bird was bringing in $50,000 per day for Nguyen, it’s no surprise that …

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Flappy Bird- Gone And Back Again

Are you a fan of the difficult but fun app known as Flappy Bird? As of early this morning, Flappy Bird was no longer available to be downloaded from the Apple App Store or Google Play. The game has become increasingly popular over the last few weeks and was among the top games downloaded for both Apple and Android users. …

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JFK Assassination: Yep, There’s an App for That, Too

Are you a tech savvy history buff? Can you not get enough information on the JFK assassination in the midst of all the anniversary frenzy? Well, Apple has you covered. Check out the new Grassy Knoll Report App. The app is an interactive tool that uses historical research and analysis with modern photography and GPS-enabled maps, in order to fully …

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Lady Gaga Wants Kids And Is Obsessed With Pizza

Who would have thought that the incredibly unique, Lady Gaga, would someday want “tons of kids”? During a recent interview with SiriusXM, she talked about her future children and her new obsession with Chicago pizza. Gaga has been called everything from a misfit to a freak show, but that does not stop her from wanting some sense of normalcy in …

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Bitstrips App: Awesome or Annoying?

We’ve seen quite a few Facebook fads over the years. Most Facebook users surely remember how popular the What People Think I Do and SomeEcards trends were (and still are, especially if you’re over 25). Now people have found another way to channel their sarcasm and passive-aggressiveness: the Bitstrips app. If you aren’t quite sure what that is yet, scroll …

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Iron Man JARVIS App Comes to iOS

Hardware manufacturers and content creators have been touting “second screen experiences” for quite a while now, but nothing so far has surpassed the interactivity of Twitter and chat apps. Now, Marvel has tried its hand at making a second screen experience, leveraging the popular Iron Man franchise to do it. Marvel this week released a JARVIS app for iPhone and …

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New App Pays You To Look At Your Phone

Your smartphone has become an extension of you. That fact has even led to the rise of a new branch of studies in evolution, one that examines how we use modern technology to adapt and extend ourselves and our brains. The idea is that our smartphones and other such devices have become part of our brains. We no longer need …

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Shazam App Gets $40M From World’s Richest Man

Shazam, the startup behind the popular music-identifying app of the same name, this weekend announced that it has received a $40 million investment from America Movil. The telecom company is owned primarily by Carlos Slim, Forbes’ richest person in the world since 2012. The investment, stated Shazam, will be used to fund the app’s growth in music, and its recent …

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