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YouTube Returns to iOS With Brand New App YouTube Returns to iOS With Brand New App

Early last month, developers fiddling with a beta release of the forthcoming iOS 6 found a glaring omission in Apple’s pre-installed app lineup. The familiar old school television icon that signaled the YouTube app, available on iOS since the beginning, …

Google Launches An Important Feature For Chrome Use On Apple Devices Google Launches An Important Feature For Chrome Use On Apple Devices

Gmail for iOS got a new update. Beyond bug fixes, the only feature is a new option to open web links in Chrome, if installed. While it may not be a feature-rich update, it could be a very significant one. …

Sh*t Apple Fanatics Say; It’s Funny ‘Cause It’s True Sh*t Apple Fanatics Say; It’s Funny ‘Cause It’s True

Here is a concise (and relevant) list of things that annoy me: Apple fanboys; Android fanboys; Those “Shit ____ Say” videos; People who continue to share those “Shit ____ Say” videos; Making lists. On that note, here’s a viral vid …

Lady Gaga’s New Album “Artpop” Releasing as iOS App Lady Gaga’s New Album “Artpop” Releasing as iOS App
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Lady Gaga, always the social media/internet trendsetter, has decided to embrace the digital culture in a whole new way. Today, Mother Monster announced that her next album, “Artpop,” is going to be released in app form. iPhone and iPad apps, …

Chrome for iOS Gets Second Update, Fixes Bugs Chrome for iOS Gets Second Update, Fixes Bugs
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Today, Google has announced their second update to their Chrome for iOS app (on both iPhone and iPad). Version 21 / 21.0.1180.80 fixes a few user-reported issues that have been a problem since the launch of the app back in …

iOS, Android Continue to Dominate Smartphone Market iOS, Android Continue to Dominate Smartphone Market
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ComScore, a leading digital metrics company, today released its metrics for July of this year, comparing its numbers to those from April of this year. As expected, Google and Apple continue to dominate the smartphone market with their iOS and …

“Bad Piggies” Gives Rovio’s Green Swine A Chance To Shine “Bad Piggies” Gives Rovio’s Green Swine A Chance To Shine

I had an idea for a game once. It would take the concept behind Angry Birds, but tell the story from the side of the pigs. They must have a good reason for wanting to steal the eggs. Why not …

Over Two-Thirds Of The App Store Has Never Been Downloaded Over Two-Thirds Of The App Store Has Never Been Downloaded
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Plenty of developers have found success on Apple’s App Store. Hits like Angry Birds and Temple Run have sold millions. It seems like anybody can become a success on the App Store, but those success stories are actually the exception …

Apple, Google Are Talking Out Their Patent Dispute Apple, Google Are Talking Out Their Patent Dispute
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Reuters is reporting that Apple and Google are having serious conversations aimed at coming to an agreement on “a range of intellectual property matters,” including, of course, their patent disputes. Evidently, Apple CEO Tim Cook and Google CEO Larry Page …

Android Set to Grab Even More of the Handset Market This Year Android Set to Grab Even More of the Handset Market This Year
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Digitimes Research, the research division of Digitimes, today announced the results of their research into handset manufacturer shipping growth. They’ve predicted that Android, which can already be found on the majority of shipped handsets, will be fully 70% or more …

Facebook for iOS v.5.0 Finally Brings Some Speed to the App Facebook for iOS v.5.0 Finally Brings Some Speed to the App
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You wanted it. You really, really wanted it. And now it’s finally here. Facebook has just launched version 5.0 of their iOS app and it’s faster. A lot faster. Rumors of the “entirely rebuilt” app started back in June, when …

Facebook Releases The Sponsored Results API Facebook Releases The Sponsored Results API

It was reported yesterday that Facebook’s sponsored search results had gone live. The new ads let marketers direct people to Facebook pages within the search bar. Developers can use it to push their apps to the top of search results. …

Chrome For iPhone, iPad Gets First Update Chrome For iPhone, iPad Gets First Update

Google announced its first update for Chrome on iPhone and iPad in version 21 / 21.0.1180.77. The update adds the ability to share directly from Chrome to social networks and email. Other features include: “more actionable” sync sign in error …

Apple Stores Claim Over 300 Million Visitors This Year Apple Stores Claim Over 300 Million Visitors This Year

It’s undeniable that Apple is still steamrolling the tech industry with its success. Not only has the company recently become the most valuable company in history, it has also managed to create a retail success on top of its must-have …

Skype Adds Photo Sharing To iPhone, iPad Apps Skype Adds Photo Sharing To iPhone, iPad Apps
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Skype announced today that it has added a highly requested photo sharing feature to its iPhone and iPad apps with a new update. “The new Photo Share feature will let you send photos you’ve shot on your iPad or iPhone …

Windows Phone to Overtake BlackBerry by Thanksgiving Windows Phone to Overtake BlackBerry by Thanksgiving

While Windows Phone OS appears to be gaining a little traction in the smartphone market, BlackBerry OS usage is taking a nosedive, and has been for some time. A report by WMPoweruser, an independent Windows Phone enthusiast community, this weekend …

iPhone Security Flaw Allows Spoofed Texting iPhone Security Flaw Allows Spoofed Texting
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A security researcher specializing in Apple’s iOS platform today outlined a method to spoof SMS messages on the iPhone. This could allow text messages to be sent that appear to be from another source, meaning the exploit is ripe for …

iPad Mini Details Leaked in Anticipation of Launch iPad Mini Details Leaked in Anticipation of Launch
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It looks as if the long-rumored iPad Mini might finally get a debut, and just in time for the holiday shopping season. The specifications of the device are all but announced at this point, but a few more minor details …

Android Dominates In Q2 Thanks To Samsung Android Dominates In Q2 Thanks To Samsung
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Android or iOS – it’s the modern day equivalent of asking if you favor Star Wars or Star Trek. They’re both fantastic products, but one has to win out in the end. While the debate over classic sci-fi franchises can …

Google’s Siri Comes To iPhone And iPad Google’s Siri Comes To iPhone And iPad
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If you have an iPhone and were hoping to have another search assistant that talks back to you, Google has you covered. As one of a handful of search announcements this week, Google announced that its new and improved voice …

Facebook SDK 3.0 For iOS Now Available Facebook SDK 3.0 For iOS Now Available
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Apple made waves when they announced that Facebook would be deeply integrated into iOS 6. To compliment the newfound integration, Facebook announced that they were working on a new SDK for iOS developers. It would improve upon the current SDK …