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‘Grand Theft Auto V’ Manual Coming as a Mobile App

Older gamers will remember the days of game manuals. Video games used to come with colorful manuals filled with art and tips for playing those games. That time has long since past. Gamers today who buy physical media might consider …

Friday the 13th Superstitions; There’s an App for That!
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Did you know that this is your first chance at a Friday the 13th in 2013? We will have two this year, the next in December. Last year the odds were in the infamous day’s favor, with three occurrences landing …

Iron Man JARVIS App Comes to iOS
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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 …

Foursquare Touts 40M Users and 40,000 ‘Superusers’ Making a Million Edits Every Month Foursquare Touts 40M Users and 40,000 ‘Superusers’ Making a Million Edits Every Month

On the heels of news that they are currently in talks with multiple companies about the possibility of a strategic investing (including Microsoft), location app Foursquare has just announced that they’ve hit 40 million users. Although it’s unclear just how …

Google+ Tops Twitter in Mobile App Popularity Google+ Tops Twitter in Mobile App Popularity
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A recent study from London-based GlobalWebIndex reveals that Google+ tops Twitter in terms of popularity with smartphone app users worldwide. The study places Google+ at number 4 behind Google Maps, Facebook, and YouTube. Twitter comes in at number 6, right …

Bang with Friends Returns to the App Store as ‘Down’ Bang with Friends Returns to the App Store as ‘Down’

When hook-up app Bang with Friends launched in January as a Facebook app, they described it as “the anonymous, simple, fun way to find friends who are down for the night.” The app allowed users to anonymously select which of …

Android App Revenue Rising, Still Behind iOS Android App Revenue Rising, Still Behind iOS

Though Android is now dominating global mobile OS market share, it seems that Android users still aren’t as free with their money as iPhone-owners. Overall Android app revenue is still lagging behind iOS. However, new data from analyst firm ABI …

Google Kills Local Video Streaming App On Chromecast Google Kills Local Video Streaming App On Chromecast

Google is usually pretty good about keeping its hardware open for all to tinker with. Its Nexus hardware can be customized in any way you see fit and that’s not likely to ever change. As for its other hardware, it …

Foursquare Asks Users to Help Make the App More Informative Foursquare Asks Users to Help Make the App More Informative
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Foursquare has spent the past year or so making a bunch of alterations to its apps with one clear goal in mind: Foursquare wants to be the go-to place for local search and discovery. Foursquare is taking on Yelp, Google …

Order a Beer in 59 Languages with the Pivo App Order a Beer in 59 Languages with the Pivo App

Wherever your worldly travels take you, there’s a pretty good chance that they will lead you into a bar. If not, I don’t really know what kind of traveling you’re doing – but it’s not very fun. And next to …

Android is Still Missing Top iPad Apps Android is Still Missing Top iPad Apps
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Though it took years for Android’s smartphone apps to catch up with iTunes, manufacturers were ready for the iPad, and Android tablets have caught up to Apple’s hardware in no time. Google itself is even pushing a mini-tablet. It turns …

Facebook Adds Restaurant Reservations, TV Listings to Mobile Pages Facebook Adds Restaurant Reservations, TV Listings to Mobile Pages
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Facebook has just launched a rolling update to both its iOS and Android apps that should make mobile pages much more useful to the average user. It also helps Facebook keep more users on their own app, making them less …

Roku Now Lets You Stream Video to Your TV from Your Mobile Device Roku Now Lets You Stream Video to Your TV from Your Mobile Device
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With a small update to its iOS app, Roku has just turned your Apple device into a video beamer. Last September, Roku launched “Play on Roku,” a feature that allows users to stream photos and music from their mobile devices …

MixBit: YouTube Founders Launch New Take on Video Mixing and Sharing MixBit: YouTube Founders Launch New Take on Video Mixing and Sharing
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We’ve known since March that YouTube co-founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen were cooking up a new video-sharing service, and today it finally launches. It’s called MixBit, and its creators describe it as a “new app that helps people create …

IKEA Uses Augmented Reality to Show You How Furniture Will Look in Your House IKEA Uses Augmented Reality to Show You How Furniture Will Look in Your House

The new 2014 IKEA catalog app is debuting a new augmented reality feature that lets users see how certain pieces of furniture will look in their homes. All you have to do is scan one of the select item pages, …

Spotify Launches New Browse Tool for Curated Playlists Spotify Launches New Browse Tool for Curated Playlists

Spotify is continuing to focus heavily on music discovery with today’s rollout of a new “Browse” feature, coming inside an app update later today. Browse lets Spotify users find curated playlists based on certain categories or “moods.” Music for every …

Bang with Friends Sued by Zynga for Trademark Infringement Bang with Friends Sued by Zynga for Trademark Infringement

In you-totally-saw-this-coming news, Zynga has filed a lawsuit against Facebook-based sex app Bang with Friends. They claim that the name infringes upon their trademark for their series of “…with Friends” games. Zynga, of course, makes a bunch of “…with friends” …

Pinterest for iOS Gets Cool New Swipe to Pin, Like, or Send Shortcut Pinterest for iOS Gets Cool New Swipe to Pin, Like, or Send Shortcut

Pinterest has just released a small, but pretty awesome little update for their iOS app – one that is sure to make pinning even easier. Version 2.6 brings a new swipe motion that allows users to quickly swipe to like, …

Spotify Launches New Comedy App with Curated Playlists Spotify Launches New Comedy App with Curated Playlists

Spotify may not be best known for its comedy content, but the service actually has a pretty good selection. It appears that they want you to know that – and they also want to make it easier to surface. With …

Google Integrates Its App Verification Tool Directly Into Google Play Google Integrates Its App Verification Tool Directly Into Google Play

Malware is a serious concern for mobile devices. Android devices are especially vulnerable thanks to the platform’s open nature. Now Google is making sure almost every Android device owner is adequately protected from malicious apps. Computer World reports that Google …

Heartless, Lazy, and Probably Pretty Useful App Constructs Your Breakup Texts for You Heartless, Lazy, and Probably Pretty Useful App Constructs Your Breakup Texts for You
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As a human being with at least some pitiful excuse for a heart, I feel that I’m inclined to instruct you not to use this app. Ok, now that’s out of the way – Hey guys, check out this incredible …