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Flowboard, Cut the Rope: Time Travel, and More

After 100 Million Downloads, 'Cut The Rope' Lands On Google Chrome (GOOG)

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Cut The Rope, one of the most popular games on the iPhone and Android devices from ZeptoLab, is launching on Google's Chrome browser today, ZeptoLab CEO Misha Lyalin told Business Insider today. In Cut The Rope you have to cut ropes attached to a piece of candy and swing that...
After 100 Million Downloads, 'Cut The Rope' Lands On Google Chrome (GOOG)

How Chillingo picks winners in mobile games

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The publisher behind mega-hits like Angry Birds and Cut the Rope has a knack for finding mobile gaming cash cows. By Kurt Wagner, reporter FORTUNE -- Mobile game publisher Chillingo knows how to pick a winner. Founders Chris Byatte and Joe Wee were the first publishers to stumble on Angry...
How Chillingo picks winners in mobile games

Amazon Rides Kindle Fire to Huge Growth, but Profits Are Down

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Amazon is growing fast. But that growth is outpacing its ability to make money, if the company’s quarterly results are any indication. Virtually every area of the company experienced double-digit growth over the same period a year earlier. Net sales were up 35% to $17.4 billion in total revenue....
Amazon Rides Kindle Fire to Huge Growth, but Profits Are Down
Windows Store hands-on and video

Amazon’s AppStore hits 31,000 apps in one year, offers a week of app deals to celebrate

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Amazon’s Android AppStore has turned one year old and to celebrate the company has announced it will be offering a week of deals on what it says are its customer’s favourite apps and games including Fruit Ninja, Monopoly, AccuWeather and starting today Plants vs. Zombies — which has a 67%...
Amazon’s AppStore hits 31,000 apps in one year, offers a week of app deals to celebrate
Windows Phone 8 Will Have 46 Of Top 50 Mobile Apps, Including One Year Of Ad-Free Pandora

Amazon expands Android Appstore to reach nearly 200 countries

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On the same day Amazon rolled out Kindle Fire HD availability to 170 countries, the Seattle online giant also announced that its Appstore for Android is now available internationally to countries such as Australia, Brazil, Canada, Mexico, India, South Africa and South Korea — reaching nearly 200 countries around the world. The...
Amazon expands Android Appstore to reach nearly 200 countries
Microsoft shows off third-party Metro apps: Kindle, Wordpress, and more

Mobile Ad Exchange Nexage Raises $10M Led By Singtel Innov8

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Nexage, a mobile ad exchange using real-time bidding, has raised $10 million in Series B funding. The round was led by SingTel Innov8, the venture arm of Asian telecom company SingTel. Nexage CEO Ernie Cormier says Singtel is approaching this like any other venture investment, and that “there’s no requirement...
Mobile Ad Exchange Nexage Raises $10M Led By Singtel Innov8

DailyDirt: Expensive Meals

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A nice meal is a nice meal, regardless of the price. But if you want to show off your considerable fortunes, try serving up a few of these ingredients in your next culinary creation. (Maybe if you're a newly-minted billionaire, recently married... and have a penchant for killing your own...
DailyDirt: Expensive Meals

Microsoft launches Collections for Windows Phone: Themed bundles of six apps or more

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Following the arrival of Windows Phone 8, Microsoft today announced new ways for finding and buying apps, and new options for managing what apps or games your kids can get their hands on, at least from the Windows Phone Store. The biggest update is a new feature called Collections, available...
Microsoft launches Collections for Windows Phone: Themed bundles of six apps or more

Verizon Customers to Be Eligible for Upgrades 24 Months Into Contract Rather Than 20

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U.S. carrier Verizon has changed its phone upgrade policies, making customers wait longer between upgrades. Until now, customers with a two-year agreement could upgrade at 20 months. Now, customers will only be able to upgrade at 24 months, when their contract is up. The first customers impacted by this change...
Verizon Customers to Be Eligible for Upgrades 24 Months Into Contract Rather Than 20

Marble Droid brings amazing 3D playgrounds that will keep you entertained for hours [Hands on Video]

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A couple of weeks ago, I reviewed 3D Stunt Marbles, which is a cool game, but if you’re looking for something conceptually the same, but a little different, the folks over at Zebralightning Studios just released Marble Droid. With 3D Stunt Marbles it’s more about getting from point A...
Marble Droid brings amazing 3D playgrounds that will keep you entertained for hours [Hands on Video]

Bad Piggies, Kindle, Cut the Rope, National Geographic Magazine for iPhone, more

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Bad Piggies version 1.1.0: Rovio has updated its new Bad Piggies title with 15 new levels today, as well as a new free sandbox level. The update also includes its biggest sandbox level yet, called “Field of Dreams”, as an in-app purchase.  The Bad piggies finally did it —...
Bad Piggies, Kindle, Cut the Rope, National Geographic Magazine for iPhone, more

Emerging paid iOS apps: Lock My Screen, Angry Birds Space and Spelltower

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In a repeat of last week’s paid app charts, Rovio and Zynga still have the No. 1 and No. 2 spots on both iPhone and iPad under tight control. This week’s No. 5 paid app is Triple A App’s Lock My Screen. Released on March 9, the $0.99 app has...
Emerging paid iOS apps: Lock My Screen, Angry Birds Space and Spelltower

Emerging paid iOS apps: Infinity Blade, Clear Vision and Angry Birds Space

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Established hits dominate the paid app charts this week. Rovio’s Angry Birds Space holds the No. 1 spot on both the iPhone and iPad paid app charts this week, continuing the chart-topping success of its debut.  Zynga’s Draw Something follows in second place on both charts. Epic’s Infinity Blade holds the No. 4 spot...
Emerging paid iOS apps: Infinity Blade, Clear Vision and Angry Birds Space

Leap Motion Controller starts shipping May 13th, hits Best Buy on the 19th

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If you were still thinking that the Leap Motion Controller was going to turn into vaporware, it looks like you were wrong. Just less than a year after the company first made waves with its tiny gesture recognizing box, a finished product is getting ready to ship. Those that...
Leap Motion Controller starts shipping May 13th, hits Best Buy on the 19th

Aussie ISP: We Won't Be Hollywood's Copyright Cops If Hollywood Won't Fix Its Own Business Model

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You may remember iiNet, the Australian ISP that Hollywood attacked (with support of US State Department officials) after they decided that it was too small to fight back, but big enough that people would notice. They guessed incorrectly, and iiNet not only fought back by taking a strong pro-consumer view,...
Aussie ISP: We Won't Be Hollywood's Copyright Cops If Hollywood Won't Fix Its Own Business Model

Jailbreak Hack Puts 'Chat Heads' on iPhone the Way Facebook Intended

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The Verge reports on a new jailbreak hack for the iPhone that puts Facebook's new 'Chat Heads' feature above all other content on the device, similar to how Facebook Home works on Android. On Android, Facebook's Chat Heads float above all other content so users can quickly jump in and...
Jailbreak Hack Puts 'Chat Heads' on iPhone the Way Facebook Intended

Apps Builder helps repackage Web sites as mobile apps

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An Italian start-up is trying to profit from the move from Web to mobile with a migration and customization service. Don't expect the next HTML5 Cut the Rope, though....
Apps Builder helps repackage Web sites as mobile apps

Real Racing 3; Cut the Rope: Time Travel - review

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Toby Moses reviews the latest appsWhen is free not really, quite, free? Well, EA's shiny new addition to its high-spec driving series, Real Racing 3 (Firemonkeys, iOS/Android) won't charge you a penny to download it on to a chosen handset. So off you go, driving a gorgeously rendered automobile around...
Real Racing 3; Cut the Rope: Time Travel - review

Microsoft confirms first wave of Xbox games for Windows 8

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Been wondering what your gaming options will be when you first take a new Windows 8 PC or Windows RT tablet out of the box? Microsoft has confirmed today that its first wave of Xbox titles will include 40 games, 29 of which come from Microsoft Studios. Those include...
Microsoft confirms first wave of Xbox games for Windows 8

Apple's App Store hits 32 more countries, focuses on Africa and Asia

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Given everything else that went on during Apple's WWDC keynote, Tim Cook barely had time to mention the continued global roll-out of the App Store. According to MacRumors, the store's world tour has added an additional 32 countries today, with the majority in either Africa or Asia, although parts...
Apple's App Store hits 32 more countries, focuses on Africa and Asia

Google Play cracks down on "confusingly similar" apps

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With the latest changes to its developer policy, Google seems to making a serious effort to try to impose some sort of order on the wild west town that is its Google Play Android app store. The most important change for the unsavvy consumer might be the new restrictions on...
Google Play cracks down on "confusingly similar" apps

Apple Is Going To Start Giving Away One Free App Every Week (AAPL)

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Apple's App Store will start giving away one free app every week, starting today. We first got word of the new program on Engadget, which saw the announcement on Apple's official App Store Twitter account. This week's app is Cut The Rope: Experiments.  Apple's move is very similar to Amazon's...
Apple Is Going To Start Giving Away One Free App Every Week (AAPL)

Engadget Mobile Podcast 156 - 10.27.2012

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O hai! Welcome to the 156th edition of the Engadget Mobile Podcast, where we've managed to rope in the elusive, globetrotting device-shaker Richard Lai for his opinions on all the hottest new PadFones in the multiverse. If you're in North America, beware: he sounds much smarter because he's British....
Engadget Mobile Podcast 156 - 10.27.2012

Emerging paid iOS apps: Modern Combat 3: Fallen Nation, Goodreader and iPhoto.

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In what is becoming an increasingly repetitive statement, this week’s No. 1 paid iPhone and iPad app is once again OMGPOP’s Draw Something. Yesterday the game pulled the same feat, leading our free iPhone and iPad charts for the second week in a row. While there were no notable debuts on...
Emerging paid iOS apps: Modern Combat 3: Fallen Nation, Goodreader and iPhoto.
Angry Birds, Facebook rank as App Store’s most popular apps of all time
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