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Facebook’s “Operation Spartan”, Using Apple’s Device Against Them

Written on June 16, 2011 by Lulu

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After working together as a team, Facebook will launch an application that will be a direct competitor of Apple's AppStore.

A report from TechCrunch’s MG Siegler says that Facebook is co-working with several developers for a secret project called “Project Spartan”, a HTML5-based application that would circumvent Apple’s AppStore on iOS devices and aims to reach for a 100 million users.

The Facebook is about to launch a mobile application that directly aims for iPhones and iPad. But it will not be sold on Apple’s Appstore. It will be an entirely HTML5 based application that will work on Safari because its the one area of the device where Facebook will be able to control it.

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Test Drive Apps at the Amazon.com Appstore with an Android Virtual Machine

Written on March 28, 2011 by Kristoff Jones

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Put the Android apps to the test with Amazon.com Appstore's Test Drive feature!

Not sure if the app you’re going to buy will tickle your fancy? Well Amazon.com got your uncertain minds covered, as they introduce the Test Drive feature over at the Amazon.com Appstore. Android users are already impressed with the user-interface and the plethora of apps the appstore can offer, but having the Test Drive feature? Well that’s Amazon and Android for you!

The Test Drive feature is what the name implies, search for an app that you’re interested in buying at the Amazon Appstore, check out the reviews, and if you’re not convinced with the reviews, you test it out before buying. So where do we test this app? On your desktop/laptop browser of course!

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Apple Brings the App Store to Twitter

Written on January 25, 2011 by Charles Bass

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Get the latest update on Apps for your iOS and Mac by following @AppStore on Twitter.

Good news App Store subscribers! If you have a Twitter account and you wish to know what’s new on the App Store, then Apple provides you with the easy way.

Apple launched @AppStore, a Twitter account for iOS and Mac App Store. It was launched a few hours ago but it already garnered 65,216 Twitter followers. While the @iTunesMusic account has more than 680,000 followers.

As it first tweet says:

“Welcome to App Store on Twitter! Follow us to discover new apps, get exclusive offers, and share with friends.”

It will feature new apps  and provide exclusive offers to Twitter users. The Twitter account is an effective strategy of Apple to generate more buzz, downloads and advertisements to their apps.

Follow @AppStore and get the latest with the apps.

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Mac App Store: Delayed, No Game Center & In App Purchases

Written on December 10, 2010 by Charles Bass

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The Back to Mac event organized by Apple made people giddy about the new MacBook. Unfortunately, it was announced that Mac App Store can't make it on Dec.13,2010. And there are more bad news: Game Center & In App Purchases will not be present as well.

Apple informed App Store developers that two major iOS app store features isn’t coming out on 2010. These features are the Game Center and in app purchases. In the app purchases, developers will be allowed to create only “freemium” app model. This means they can sell the app for free and let the users buy more features over time.

Meanwhile, Game Center will also not make its way to Mac and this is something unexpected. With all the upcoming and current games and the device, Game Center would be a wonderful addition for the social experience parse. It could have even integrated with iOS leader boards and for iOS versions of Mac games.

There is also the news that December 13 launch will be delayed into January 2011. These issues should be addressed by Steve Jobs and his colleagues right away.

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The Official Google Voice for iPhone is Here

Written on November 17, 2010 by Charles Bass

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After being rejected several times, Google Voice for iPhone is now official. GV released third party apps before but this one is the best. Do you want to improve your "telephone" experience? Get the GV now!

It has been more than a year now since the Apple app store rejected Google Voice on iTunes. But now, just like the Beatles, the official Google Voice app is now on iTunes. The arrival of Google Voice is followed by several third-party apps from other developers.

Even though Google developed HTML5 version of Voice, there is still a traditional app available which competes with the functionality offered on Android.

Google Voice improves the “telephone” experience of the user in many ways. Check on iTunes now and download the app.

If you have GV on your iPhone, tell us about pros and cons of this app on the comment box below.

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Skyfire 2.0 Browser: Supports Flash, Facebook and Twitter

Written on November 04, 2010 by Charles Bass

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After a long wait, Skyfire has been approved and is now ready for download on your iPhone devices. You can now watch programs under the Flash format. This application transcodes Flash into HTML5. Brilliant? Of course!

Finally! After two months of waiting, it has arrived. Skyfire 2.0 web browser for iPhone and iPod Touch is now ready for download, plus the ability to play Flash videos.

This browser actually translate, sort of, the codes iPhone will see videos via HTML5. It is a complete Webkit browser which will make your life easier. Users can also connect Facebook and Twitter in an instant. Grab the app for $2.99 and see how it will change your life.

See the overview of how this app works after the jump.

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Amazon Amplifies Rivalry with Google and Apple

Written on October 08, 2010 by Charles Bass

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The Wall Street Journal claims the rumor about Amazon building an app store for Android and sources are saying they even have proof. But we have to wait for now to hear the official announcement.

Amazon is known for making sure that they don’t go out of digital business physically and mentally. But here they are making their boldest step which is another app store for Android. The Wall Street Journal is insisting that they can prove this information through an Amazon document that explains some terms to the developers. But no clear news on when will the store be launched to the public or how it will be called. WSJ said that Amazon stipulates an app that cannot be sold for less anywhere. Whatever it is, Android keeps the doors close for the conference to developers. Let’s see who will divulge the first leak.

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