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Review: London 2012 – The Olympic Games for iOS

Posted on 09/07/2012 by Ian Fuchs

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The 2012 Summer Olympic Games are just around the corner, and while it may seem like a pipe-dream for most of us, London 2012 for iOS allows us to take a shot at the competition, from the comfort of our mobile device!

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Apple Playing Waiting Game With Mobile Payments

Posted on 07/07/2012 by Chris Hauk

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A growing number of handset makers are incorporating mobile payment systems into their smartphones, yet Apple has seemed reluctant to dive in. A new report tells why company executives have chose to “go-slow”.

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Apple Sued Over Siri In China

Posted on 05/07/2012 by Henry Taylor-Gill

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After settling Proview, Apple has got another Chinese lawsuit on its hands, and this time it’s to do with Siri. Filed by Shanghai based Zhizhen Network Technology on June 26, it relates to patents filed for “a type of instant messaging chat bot system” called Xiao Bot in 2004, which were approved in 2006.

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Russian ‘Trojan Horse’ SMS Spam App Pulled from App Store

Posted on 05/07/2012 by Chris Hauk

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Security firm Kaspersky Labs reported today that it had been alerted to an app that was available on both Apple’s App Store, and the Google Play store for Android that would harvest users’ address book contacts and then send them to the developers servers for use in text spam.

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iOS Doubles Android’s Growth Rate in Q2 2012

Posted on 03/07/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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As Apple and Google continue to grapple with each other over domination of the mobile, comScore’s latest research provides some very compelling insight into how the race is going revealing that iOS is currentky gaining share at twice Android’s rate.

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Should Apple Start Streaming Games?

Posted on 03/07/2012 by Chris Hauk

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On Monday, Sony Computer Entertainment bought cloud-based game streaming company Gaikai for around $380 million. Should Apple look into developing or purchasing a game streaming service to stream games to its line of iOS devices? Killian Bell of Cult of Mac thinks so, and tells us why.

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Google Chrome Already Ranks as #1 Free iOS App

Posted on 29/06/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Although Google Chrome for iOS has been available for less than 24 hours (released yesterday afternoon), it has already risen through the ranks to become the number one free app on the App Store chart for both iPhone and iPad!

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Video Showdown: Google Chrome vs. Mobile Safari

Posted on 29/06/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Following the release of Google Chrome yesterday, the folks at iMore decided to put it to the test to determine if it’s really as awesome as many hoped it would be. Even better, they’ve put together a video so you can see for yourself!

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