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Facebook Open Graph Helped Foodspotting Grow

Facebook Open Graph has helped app developers implement Facebook features like Timeline into their apps. It also apparently drives up traffic in crazy numbers. Today’s success story comes from Foodspotting, the number one app for finding delicious food around you. If you have yet to use Foodspotting, I highly recommend it. I never knew there were so many good eats …

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Android Development Interest Slips, HTML5 On The Rise

The Android platform is taking a few hits these days as it moves towards unification with Linux and further integration into Google with Google Play. There was the report of a developer leaving Android development due to lack of interest in his games. While an isolated case, a new study from Appcelerator confirms the trend – developers are losing interest …

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Chrome Apps Benefit From Inline Installation

So you’ve built yourself a Chrome app and you put it up on the Chrome app store. Too bad there’s so many other apps there vying for attention. What’s an intrepid Chrome app developer like yourself to do? Google has the answer – inline installation. Now, I assure you, inline installation isn’t some kind of new fad where we put …

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The Best Apps for the New IPad Retina Display

The new iPad officially went on sale today, and if the long lines outside electronics stores are any indication, sales should be huge. Unfortunately, not ever app on the market is iPad retina display ready. Apple has upgraded theirs, but that’s to be expected. Some third party apps have not been lucky enough to get things ready for the release. …

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Oink Over Says Milk’s Kevin Rose

Kevin Rose, founder of Digg, has decided to shut down Oink, the first app from his new company, Milk. On March 31st, the app will be closed down after just over four months. Oink was downloaded over 100,000 times in it’s first three weeks. In just over a month, it had reached 150,000 downloads. The Milk team put a message …

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Steam On Mobile Is Going Places

Valve’s new Steam Mobile service is probably one of the best apps that I use with my Android, even though it’s only a few months old. There could be some improvements made, but Valve is already working on that. Gamasutra talked to Kutta Srinivasan, a Valve engineer, about the app and where it is going. It’s most fascinating to see …

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“Draw Something” Earns 6-Figures a Day

If you play and share app games like Words With Friends or Angry Birds, odds are you have heard of the newest trending app Draw Something. The app has taken the basic idea of Pictionary and brought it to mobile phones and tablets everywhere. Users draw the picture of a clue, and their friends try to guess the clue while …

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Facebook Mobile Climbs to 432 Million Users

In an updated filing of their $5 billion IPO, Facebook has stated that they had 432 million people use their service through their mobile app. The original estimates were 425 million when the company filed the original documents at the beginning of last month. In addition to these new statistics, Facebook has said 58 million users log in exclusively on …

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Facebook Updates Open Graph Submissions Workflow

Facebook updated its checklist for open graph applications last month, and just added some clarifications. The Facebook developer blog addressed the use of user messages, tagging, and user photos, stating that for all of these areas, developers must follow the instructions in the sites documentation, and provide detailed reproduction steps: The first step requires you to outline concise, step-by-step usage …

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Shaq Will Help You Skip Work to Watch March Madness

March Madness is a special time in every man’s life when it is considered (somewhat more) socially acceptable to never leave the house, turn on the TV, and vegetate on the couch while watching sports for about 12 straight hours. But in today’s 9 to 5 world, how do you make this dream a reality? Calling in sick is a …

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Android Apps Expand App Size by 4GB

Android applications have typically been limited to 50MB. For most apps this is sufficient. Developers like to make every megabyte count to reduce download time. However, with more and more 3D High-def games hitting the marketplace, Android Apps decided it was time for a change. The maximum app size for local storage has made a huge jump from 50MB to …

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Pay Your SXSW Bar Check With Tabbedout

What better time to unveil a new feature on your restaurant and bar payment app than in Austin, Texas during SXSW? With so many technology professionals eating and drinking in one place, it’s the perfect time to bring your technology to new faces. That is exactly what Tabbedout has done by testing PayPal as a new payment option for their …

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