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Make your Mac more productive with The Mac Freebie Bundle [VB Store]

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Make your Mac more productive with The Mac Freebie Bundle [VB Store]

REVIEW: Microsoft's New Tablet, The Surface Pro (MSFT)

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Microsoft isn't finished improving the Surface tablet. This week, the company will release an advanced version of its first tablet called the Surface Pro that's essentially a full-fledged Windows 8 computer crammed into a tablet form factor.  There's an important distinction to be made here: The Surface Pro isn't an iPad...
REVIEW: Microsoft's New Tablet, The Surface Pro (MSFT)
Redbox Instant by Verizon coming out of beta before the end of March

Leonar3Do launches HelloVR, Vimensio platforms to bring 3D computing into the mainstream

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Leonar3Do is releasing HelloVR, a free app from Google Play that turns users desktops into a 3D environment that can be navigated with their smartphone. It'll be available for free on Google Play in March and promises to let users sculpt and create models from within the digital environment....
Leonar3Do launches HelloVR, Vimensio platforms to bring 3D computing into the mainstream

Skype rolls out direct carrier billing for call credit in Russia, with a US and Canada launch 'soon'

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Skype users in Russia can now buy additional credit for making calls worldwide using their mobile phone, thanks to a direct operator billing service being offered by Mach. Users can now buy Skype Credit at any time through a browser-based transaction which the firm describes as “secure, seamless and convenient.” The...
Skype rolls out direct carrier billing for call credit in Russia, with a US and Canada launch 'soon'
Evernote's new features are for the pros

Jelly Bean 4.1.2 update hits Galaxy Note 10.1

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Owners of Samsung's Galaxy Note 10.1 should have begun receiving an update to Android version 4.1.2 Jelly Bean. The update is being rolled out as an over-the-air download, and it enables a number of user interface and functionality changes. The update also fixes an exploit that renders Exynos 4-based processors...
Jelly Bean 4.1.2 update hits Galaxy Note 10.1

Here's Proof That People Want To Do More With Their iPhones Than Apple Will Allow (AAPL)

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The jailbreak for for iOS 6.1, going by the name Evasi0n, has arrived. Over 270,000 people have downloaded it today to jailbreak their iPhones and iPads to introduce a host of new capabilities to their devices. In fact, people have been so eager to get their mitts on Evasi0n that...
Here's Proof That People Want To Do More With Their iPhones Than Apple Will Allow (AAPL)

Video sharing service Vine reportedly to launch as standalone iOS app soon, play nice with Twitter

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Contrary to reports from earlier today that the video service Vine would be a built-in Twitter service, All Things D’s Peter Kafka is now stating that it will be a standalone app available in Apple’s App Store. The app, which was rumored but never confirmed to have been acquired by...
Video sharing service Vine reportedly to launch as standalone iOS app soon, play nice with Twitter

Google Play Will Beat Apple App Store To 1,000,000 Apps

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Apple and Google have been playing the numbers game about iOS and Android for years. Apple had the headstart, of course, but Android first caught on the number of smartphones that it ships and activates every day. Apple maintained its lead when it comes to sheer volume of apps in...
Google Play Will Beat Apple App Store To 1,000,000 Apps

FIS acquires mobile banking guru mFoundry for $120 million

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You may not be very familiar with mFoundry's name, but you'll probably know its work if you're reading this site: it's part of a deal with MasterCard for NFC-based mobile payments, powers many banking apps and wrote the earliest mobile app code for Starbucks. As such, it's no small...
FIS acquires mobile banking guru mFoundry for $120 million
Meet Paul Vogel, the man trying to make the US Postal Service relevant

Today's Scuttlebot: Super Bowl Tech, and Listening With Google Glass

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The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar items. For Monday, selections include our fascination with apps and other things based on the phenomenon of the loop, a collection of looks at social media, the Internet and the Super Bowl and...
Today's Scuttlebot: Super Bowl Tech, and Listening With Google Glass
Chrysler fuels competition and consumer choice with the addition of Pandora, Slacker Radio, and iHeartRadio

eBay Updates iPhone And iPad Apps To Simplify Mobile Browsing And Listing

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eBay released significants updates to its iPhone and iPad apps yesterday which the company says will “play an important role in eBay Mobile’s year to come.” The ecommerce platform also said that 1.8 million new customers joined eBay through a mobile device in the first three quarters of 2012 and...
eBay Updates iPhone And iPad Apps To Simplify Mobile Browsing And Listing

There's A Big Disconnect In The Way Apple Enforces Its Anti-Porn Policy (AAPL)

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After an outbreak of user-generated porn on Twitter's new video-sharing app Vine, there's been a big debate about how such content should be managed by Apple, which explicitly prohibits porn in apps for iPhone and iPad. But much of it misses the point. The story here isn't the porn on...
There's A Big Disconnect In The Way Apple Enforces Its Anti-Porn Policy (AAPL)
Appetite.io Detects Apps On Your iPhone's Homescreen So You Can Share Them With Others

Pair, The Mobile App For Two, Buys UK's Cupple And Rebrands As Couple

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Tenthbit, the Y-Combinator-backed mobile app studio behind the couples app Pair, is doubling down (literally) on its business ambitions: the company today is announcing that it has bought Cupple, a UK-based rival mobile app for two people only, and, to mark the change, has rebranded itself as Couple. Financial terms of...
Pair, The Mobile App For Two, Buys UK's Cupple And Rebrands As Couple

Flurry courts mobile developers with free crash reporting tool

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As a way to sweeten its mobile analytics product, Flurry Analytics is adding two more services to help mobile developers gauge how they’re attracting new users and how often their app crashes — and it’s adding those features for free. Both iOS and Android developers can use the Flurry SDK and will...
Flurry courts mobile developers with free crash reporting tool
After Being Removed For Porn, Photo-Sharing App 500px Is Back In Apple's App Store
BlackBerry 10 sees 15,000 app submissions in less than two days

Firefox OS finds a new way to app

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As Mozilla continues to develop Firefox OS, the company reveals at CES 2013 changes to the OS that can turn Web sites into apps. [Read more]...
Firefox OS finds a new way to app

ASUS Qube announced at CES: Google TV arrives with on-screen cube interface

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While the FCC may have already punctured ASUS' surprise, at least the company's now made it official. ASUS' first Google TV device is coming and will arrive with 50GB of WebStorage cloud space and access to over 100,000 movies and TV shows through Netflix and Amazon Instant Video. It'll...
ASUS Qube announced at CES: Google TV arrives with on-screen cube interface
Can Apple get away with another "S" iPhone?

FACEBOOK: Yeah, We're Getting Tough With Developers (FB)

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Under fire for cutting off popular new apps, Facebook has announced new rules for developers using its social network. It is now requiring developers to show "reciprocity," which means their apps must let users easily post content to Facebook, in order to use Facebook's friend-finding features. The change comes as Facebook...
FACEBOOK: Yeah, We're Getting Tough With Developers (FB)

SlideShare, Rotten Tomatoes, Waze and more on this week's top 20 non-game Facebook apps growing by MAU

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Instagram takes the No. 1 spot on our list of top non-game Facebook apps growing by monthly active users this week with 5 percent gain. The app recently became the most popular app overall on the Facebook platform. Titles on our list gained the most MAU of any non-game apps on the platform,...
SlideShare, Rotten Tomatoes, Waze and more on this week's top 20 non-game Facebook apps growing by MAU

App and Mortar Is One New Way to Describe the Trend in Mobile Commerce

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The term “mobile commerce” is commonly used to describe e-commerce revenues that are generated over smartphones and tablets. But Flurry, a mobile analytics company, is now introducing the term “app & mortar” in a new report published today that explores the rise in smartphone shopping. Clearly, the term is a...
App and Mortar Is One New Way to Describe the Trend in Mobile Commerce

Windows Phone Dev Centre will now allow multiple XAPs for the same Windows Phone 7 and 8 app

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Here is an interesting development for Windows Phone Developers. The latest improvements to the Windows Phone Dev Centre allows developers to basically publish two different apps for Windows Phone 7 and Windows Phone 8 under the same name, with different app descriptions and screen shots. This allows developers to...
Windows Phone Dev Centre will now allow multiple XAPs for the same Windows Phone 7 and 8 app

Apple rejects game about Syrian war from App Store

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Apple has blocked a game about the Syrian civil war from appearing at the App Store, developer Auroch Digital says. Called Endgame: Syria, the title is meant to raise awareness about the ongoing conflict, and is already playable on Android and the company's website. In its rejection, Apple cites a...
Apple rejects game about Syrian war from App Store

Amazon unveils new virtual coins for Kindle Fire users

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Amazon Coins will offer Kindle Fire owners a new and different way to buy games and other apps. [Read more]...
Amazon unveils new virtual coins for Kindle Fire users
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