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“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 …

YouTube App Not Included in iOS 6 YouTube App Not Included in iOS 6
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Today developers for Apple’s iOS mobile platform were treated to beta 4 of iOS 6, the latest version of the operating system. As the beta moves forward, developers and Apple fans alike have been able to see more of what …

iOS 6 Beta 4 Goes Out To Developers iOS 6 Beta 4 Goes Out To Developers
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iOS 6 won’t be out for at least another month and that means Apple is working on the finishing touches to its new mobile operating system. Developers were invited along for the ride back at WWDC so they could start …

Humanity Has Spent 54,000 Years Playing Temple Run

I’m pretty hard on the mobile gaming scene. Most of the games on the platform are either trying to be like a console game or they’re just not very fun. One game, however, has constantly kept my interest. Temple Run …

Mitt Romney’s VP Pick Will Be Announced Via iPhone App Mitt Romney’s VP Pick Will Be Announced Via iPhone App
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If you asked 100 people the question “Which Presidential candidate is more tech-savvy,” I bet you’d be hard-pressed to find 5 that said Mitt Romney. After his strong use of social media and internet donations back in 2008, President Obama …

Yahoo Axis Gets Private Browsing Mode, Better Security And More Yahoo Axis Gets Private Browsing Mode, Better Security And More
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Everybody was surprised when Yahoo revamped its search business with the launch of Axis back in May. The dedicated mobile app/browser plug-in was an attempt to regain some of the ground lost to Google and Bing. While I may have …

iOS Users Also Don’t Want To Pay For Anything According To Wind-Up Knight Developer

Game developers are on the forefront of the piracy debate. They have more to lose than any other industry as their game is the only thing keeping them afloat. That’s why it was pretty damning of the Android platform last …