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7 iPad Apps That Can Save You Money

February 19, 2011
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Your iPad is capable of much more than gaming, browsing the web, checking email and staying up to date with everything on the social web. In fact, come to think of it, there’s not much that it can’t do – including helping you to stay on top of your personal finances. Hand picked from the […]

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Sony Ericsson to launch PlaysStation app store

January 27, 2011
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As you have probably read already, Sony Ericsson will soon come out with a PlayStation mobile phone based on Android and with dedicated PlayStation buttons. But in addition to the PlayStation phone, Sony Ericsson just announced a new app store which will be known as PlayStation Suite. To start with, you can download games for […]

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Apple App Store: 10 billion downloads!

January 24, 2011
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Apple reached another milestone this saturday with their highly successful App Store: 10 billion downloads. Download number 10,000,000,000 was a free app called Paper Glider and was downloaded by a british woman by the name of Gail Davis who shortly after received a call from Apple, telling her she won a gift certificate worth $10,000. […]

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Mac App Store now open!

January 6, 2011
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The Mac App Store was launched today which now gives you access to tons of apps and games directly on your Mac and not just on your iPhone and iPad. The apps are not the same as the apps in the iOS App Store are developed and designed for use on a Mac, so if […]

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The Recipe For a successful App

December 13, 2010
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Mobile Apps have been driven by the iPhone and these apps in turn are now driving the success of the mobile web. You name it and there is an app for it. There are 2 basic types of Apps, native and web based, both have their own advantages, native apps will live on the phone […]

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RSS Beacon for iPad – Yet another RSS reader [Review]

November 15, 2010
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There’s a ton of RSS readers out there for iOS devices such as iPhone and iPad. RSS Beacon is somewhat just yet another RSS reader, but it has a few tricks up its sleeve. First of all, it has the social element, such as sharing to Twitter, e-mail etc., like most readers do nowadays, but […]

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Flash coming to iPhone & iPad … ish!

November 2, 2010
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Three months ago I mentioned the Skyfire browser might be coming to iPhone soon. Well, now it has been approved by Apple and is expected to appear in the App Store on November 4th with a price tag of $2.99 in the US App Store. Skyfire has a trick up its sleeve. It doesn’t fully […]

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I wish I could play online poker on my iPhone…

November 1, 2010
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I remember back in the days, probably 6-7 years ago, when online poker was really starting to become popular. It was everywhere, on television, in the newspapers, online – they gave us updates from the big tournaments such as WPT, WSOP etc. Then there was a few poker players who sort of became “celebrities” in […]

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Wrapup: Apple’s “Back to the Mac”-event. OS X 10.7 Lion, iLife ’11, FaceTime, Mac App Store, MacBook Air.

October 20, 2010
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Apple and Steve Jobs just wrapped up their October 20th “Back to the Mac” Apple event in San Francisco with a bunch of new stuff. Here are the highlights: Mac OS X 10.7 “Lion” & Mac App Store The next big cat in the OS X line will be the “Lion” for OS X 10.7. […]

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Now 300,000 apps in Apple App Store

October 18, 2010
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Apple is still leading the App Store race, now having reached another milestone: 300,000 apps. Google’s Android Market recently reached 100,000 apps so they’re still a bit behind. Out of the 300,000 “apps” in the App Store, around 50,000 are books, another 50,000 are games. The rest are spread across entertainment, education, lifestyle, utilities, travel, […]

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5 iPhone apps that can save you money

October 3, 2010
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On June 11, 2007 Apple announced that the iPhone would support third party applications and since then, their rise has been phenomenal. As of July 2008, there were only 500 applications available from the Apple iStore but that number soon rapidly grew. As of this month, September 2010 there are over 250,000 apps in circulation […]

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Apple’s iPad apps updated: Pages, Keynote & Numbers

September 23, 2010
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The three productivity apps from Apple for the iPad has been updated today, that’s Pages, Keynotes and Numbers. I’ve had the chance to work a little bit in all of them (before the update today) and they’re pretty cool, considering what it is they actually do. What’s new… Pages – new in 1.2 – Copy […]

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Wrapup: Apple Music Event September 1st – iOS, iPods, AppleTV, AirPlay

September 1, 2010
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Steve Jobs and Apple just wrapped up their September 1st music event in San Francisco, showing us the next two updates to iOS, new iPods, new AppleTV, new iTunes, new AirPlay (previously AirTunes) and a new social media site called Ping. Here’s a complete overview of all that has happened in the 1.5 hour long […]

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Exposé-ish Multitasking for iPhone and iPad [Video]

August 27, 2010
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If, for whatever reason that might be, you’re not satisfied with how Apple integrated multitasking into iOS 4, you might want to give Multifl0w 2.0 a shot. It requires jailbreak – of course – and you’ll have to buy it through Cydia which is the “dark side of App Store”, though it’s not really dark […]

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Microsoft Giving Free Windows Phone 7 To Its Employees

July 26, 2010
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Just like Google and Apple did, Microsoft has (apparently) also decided to give away free Windows Phone 7 phones to their employees, says Gizmodo based on an e-mail they’ve gotten their hands on. Out of the major US-based cellphone providers, only Palm (now owned by HP) didn’t give a free phone to their employees. Microsoft […]

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Recommended: Flipboard – iPad Social Media Magazine & RSS Feeds

July 22, 2010
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Robert Scoble (scobleizer) calls Flipboard a “killer app” for the iPad. I think killer app is relative. What may be a killer app for him and some thousands of other users, might be pretty boring to users like, say, my mum. Never the less, I gave Flipboard a chance, partly because it’s free and still […]

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Android Market: One Billion Downloads

July 19, 2010
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Android has just joined in Apple’s App Store in the “>1 Billion Downloads”-club, if there was such a club. Apple’s App Store reached 3 billion downloads in in January 2010 so by now they are even more ahead, but Google and Android also seems to have a good thing going now that they’ve reached a […]

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How To: iPhone & iPad Casino Games Outside App Store With Real Money

July 5, 2010
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Let’s face it. Apple has a rather strict policy about what kind of apps to let into their App Store. Apps that makes farting sounds are okay, but apps that let you enjoy – and spend/win a few bucks – playing casino games, are not okay. One gambling app has made it through to the […]

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Betfair – First iPhone ‘Gambling’ App in App Store

June 3, 2010
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Betfair recently announced that their app had been accepted by Apple into App Store. Before you start to cheer, you should know that the app is only available in the UK and you can’t just create a UK iTunes Store account and download it, because Betfair uses the built-in iPhone GPS to determine that you’re […]

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Must-Have iPhone Applications in the UK

May 30, 2010
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In just a few short years the iPhone has completely changed the way that people look at mobile phones. Apple’s smartphone introduced the world to the idea of downloadable applications which meant that phones were no longer home to static content, but could be updated with new software and features from third party developers at […]

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Adobe Preparing a Lawsuit Against Apple? Screw You, Adobe!

April 14, 2010
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Tom’s Hardware is writing in an article today that Adobe might be gearing up to a lawsuit against Apple because of the whole Flash deal, more or less. While nothing is official yet, sources are citing that it could all happen within a few weeks. Earlier in the “iPhone vs Flash”-war, Adobe announced how their […]

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Apple Surprisingly Approves Opera Mini for iPhone

April 13, 2010
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It took Apple 20 days, 8 hours and 31 minutes to approve Opera Mini in the App Store for iPhone, iPad Touch (and maybe iPad, in the future?), according to a countup timer on Opera’s website. I don’t think anybody – except Opera themselves – expected their browser to be approved, as Apple has previously […]

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Opera Mini 5 for iPhone Submitted to App Store – Don’t Hold Your Breath!

March 24, 2010
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Norwegian software company, Opera, now has a Opera Mini 5 version ready for the iPhone. It has already been submitted to Apple for approval in the App Store, but I wouldn’t hold my breath to see it being approved anytime soon. I seem to remember having read that Apple doesn’t want applications that duplicates functions […]

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iTunes App Store: 13 New Countries Added

February 21, 2010
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TUAW reports today that Apple announced through iPhone Developer News that the iTunes App Store is now available in 13 more countries: “You can now distribute your apps to more customers with the addition of App Store support in Armenia, Botswana, Bulgaria, Jordan, Kenya, Macedonia, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritius, Niger, Senegal, Tunisia, and Uganda.” If you’re […]

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