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Gamasutra
Funding for smaller developers: Tips from the Game Career GuideGETTING FUNDING IS ONE OF THE MOST DIFFICULT THINGS FOR ANY DEVELOPER, LARGE OR
Funding for smaller developers: Tips from the Game Career Guide
Gamasutra / Posted 18 hours ago
GETTING FUNDING IS ONE OF THE MOST DIFFICULT THINGS FOR ANY DEVELOPER, LARGE OR SMALL. Unless you're making games purely as a hobby, you'll need money to live, for software tools, and for licenses–and so will the people you work with. While there's... Read more
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Gamasutra
Funding tips for smaller developers: Tips from Game Career GuideGETTING FUNDING IS ONE OF THE MOST DIFFICULT THINGS FOR ANY DEVELOPER, LARGE OR
Funding tips for smaller developers: Tips from Game Career Guide
Gamasutra / Posted 21 hours ago
GETTING FUNDING IS ONE OF THE MOST DIFFICULT THINGS FOR ANY DEVELOPER, LARGE OR SMALL. Unless you're making games purely as a hobby, you'll need money to live, for software tools, and for licenses–and so will the people you work with. While there's... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Free App Friday: Gymster, Yummly, Pizza Navigator The worst food poisoning I ever had was a few days after returning from a wee
Free App Friday: Gymster, Yummly, Pizza Navigator
Lifehacker Australia / Posted yesterday
The worst food poisoning I ever had was a few days after returning from a weekend getaway with friends. When I finally dragged myself out of the bathroom after 24 hours of hell, an email from one of... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Why are UltraViolet movies still a bag of hurt in Australia?With the loss of EzyFlix, things look grim for UltraViolet movies in Australia.
Why are UltraViolet movies still a bag of hurt in Australia?
Brisbane Times / Posted yesterday
With the loss of EzyFlix, things look grim for UltraViolet movies in Australia. The demise of EzyFlix highlights the appalling state of Hollywood's UltraViolet movie service in Australia. If you still buy movies on disc then you've probably come... Read more
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WA Today
Why are UltraViolet movies still a bag of hurt in Australia?With the loss of EzyFlix, things look grim for UltraViolet movies in Australia.
Why are UltraViolet movies still a bag of hurt in Australia?
WA Today / Posted yesterday
With the loss of EzyFlix, things look grim for UltraViolet movies in Australia. The demise of EzyFlix highlights the appalling state of Hollywood's UltraViolet movie service in Australia. If you still buy movies on disc then you've probably come... Read more
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The Age
Why are UltraViolet movies still a bag of hurt in Australia?With the loss of EzyFlix, things look grim for UltraViolet movies in Australia.
Why are UltraViolet movies still a bag of hurt in Australia?
The Age / Posted yesterday
With the loss of EzyFlix, things look grim for UltraViolet movies in Australia. The demise of EzyFlix highlights the appalling state of Hollywood's UltraViolet movie service in Australia. If you still buy movies on disc then you've probably come... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Why are UltraViolet movies still a bag of hurt in Australia?With the loss of EzyFlix, things look grim for UltraViolet movies in Australia.
Why are UltraViolet movies still a bag of hurt in Australia?
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
With the loss of EzyFlix, things look grim for UltraViolet movies in Australia. The demise of EzyFlix highlights the appalling state of Hollywood's UltraViolet movie service in Australia. If you still buy movies on disc then you've probably come... Read more
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Canberra Times
Why are UltraViolet movies still a bag of hurt in Australia?With the loss of EzyFlix, things look grim for UltraViolet movies in Australia.
Why are UltraViolet movies still a bag of hurt in Australia?
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
With the loss of EzyFlix, things look grim for UltraViolet movies in Australia. The demise of EzyFlix highlights the appalling state of Hollywood's UltraViolet movie service in Australia. If you still buy movies on disc then you've probably come... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
The 10 Most Expensive Countries For Tourists To Visit If you're new to using Microsoft Excel, or you're an experienced user looking
The 10 Most Expensive Countries For Tourists To Visit
Lifehacker Australia / Posted yesterday
If you're new to using Microsoft Excel, or you're an experienced user looking for a good visual reference, this handy cheat sheet covers eight helpful tricks for becoming a spreadsheet pro. The... Read more
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CNET
LG Spirit vs Microsoft Lumia 535Help me choose one. In my previous thread, I mention what qualities I'm looking
LG Spirit vs Microsoft Lumia 535
CNET / Posted yesterday
Help me choose one. In my previous thread, I mention what qualities I'm looking for. I am torn between these two because: - The Lumia's screen is far bigger in size, which makes it better for reading. Being a Windows 7 user, I suppose it will be... Read more
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Japan Today
Facebook adding virtual assistant to Messenger app ‹ Japan TodayFacebook has begun testing a Messenger app virtual assistant that the leading s
Facebook adding virtual assistant to Messenger app ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted yesterday
Facebook has begun testing a Messenger app virtual assistant that the leading social network said goes beyond artificial intelligence programs already on the market. The personal digital assistant—dubbed “M”—completes tasks along with seeking out... Read more
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CNET
Microsoft Surface Pro 4 rumor roundup: Everything we know about the next version of Microsoft's signature tabletSince having been designated "best productivity tablet" by CNET upon its releas
Microsoft Surface Pro 4 rumor roundup: Everything we know about the next version of Microsoft's signature tablet
CNET / Posted yesterday
Since having been designated "best productivity tablet" by CNET upon its release in 2014, Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 has injected some excitement into the tablet-PC hybrid market. And it's been regarded widely as Microsoft's best tablet to date --... Read more
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Bizjournals
First Microsoft, now Amazon: Why it’s so hard for Seattle’s tech titans to make smartphonesThe result was a phone that pleased Bezos, but failed to capture the imaginatio
First Microsoft, now Amazon: Why it’s so hard for Seattle’s tech titans to make smartphones
Bizjournals / Posted yesterday
The result was a phone that pleased Bezos, but failed to capture the imagination of consumers. In Microsoft’s case, the devices were solid products, but Windows Phone just could not scale the impenetrable wall put up by Apple and Google. The iOS and... Read more
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MacDailyNews
Believing failed industry analysis – MacDailyNews“If you can believe what some industry analysts have been saying, Apple should
Believing failed industry analysis – MacDailyNews
MacDailyNews / Posted yesterday
“If you can believe what some industry analysts have been saying, Apple should now be playing third fiddle in the smartphone wars. Android and Windows Phone would be ahead of iOS,” Gene Steinberg writes for The Tech Night Owl. “Apple would, I... Read more
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TechCrunch
Life360 Acquires Chronos To Add “Quantified Self” Tracking To Its Family Locator AppLife360, the maker of mobile applications for iOS, Android and Windows Phone th
Life360 Acquires Chronos To Add “Quantified Self” Tracking To Its Family Locator App
TechCrunch / Posted yesterday
Life360, the maker of mobile applications for iOS, Android and Windows Phone that help keep families connected, has acquired Chronos Mobile Technologies, a startup behind a number of mobile apps that passively collect data from users’ smartphones in... Read more
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PC Advisor
Google Chrome's notifications won't support Windows 10's Action CenterGoogle has valid reasons for Chrome to not support Action Center, but it's stil
Google Chrome's notifications won't support Windows 10's Action Center
PC Advisor / Posted yesterday
Google has valid reasons for Chrome to not support Action Center, but it's still the latest blow in a... Read more
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The Register
First pics of flagship Lumias for 18 months released … or maybe notImages of the first flagship Lumia phones for 18 months have popped up on Twitt
First pics of flagship Lumias for 18 months released … or maybe not
The Register / Posted yesterday
Images of the first flagship Lumia phones for 18 months have popped up on Twitter ... or have they? Renowned technology "leaker" Evan Blass posted two images of models described as the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL. It needs to be remembered that... Read more
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Macworld
Market sharing: These predictions are useless Remember market share? Turns out people are still trying to make a big deal o
Market sharing: These predictions are useless
Macworld / Posted 2 days ago
Remember market share? Turns out people are still trying to make a big deal out of market share, even after history has shown it really isn’t that big a deal, at least when it comes to Apple. Well, a... Read more
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PC Advisor
Windows Phone flagships spotted, expected in OctoberMicrosoft Lumia 940, 940 XL UK release date, price, specs: Due OctoberMicrosoft
Windows Phone flagships spotted, expected in October
PC Advisor / Posted 2 days ago
Microsoft Lumia 940, 940 XL UK release date, price, specs: Due OctoberMicrosoft Lumia 940 & Lumia 940 XL Windows 10 phones UK release date, price and specification rumours: New high-end Windows Phones spotted in renders, due in OctoberMicrosoft Lumia... Read more
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PC Advisor
4 weeks in and Windows 10 is a success - 75m installs and counting Windows 10, reviewed, is out now. It became available on July 29 2015 in 19
4 weeks in and Windows 10 is a success - 75m installs and counting
PC Advisor / Posted 2 days ago
Windows 10, reviewed, is out now. It became available on July 29 2015 in 190 markets globally as a free upgrade to... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Facebook adding virtual assistant to Messenger appFacebook on Wednesday began testing a Messenger app virtual assistant that the
Facebook adding virtual assistant to Messenger app
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 2 days ago
Facebook on Wednesday began testing a Messenger app virtual assistant that the leading social network said goes beyond artificial intelligence programs already on the market. The personal digital assistant -- dubbed "M" -- completes tasks along with... Read more
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Gamasutra
Cashplay Partner with Multiplay to Provide Mobile eSports Tournaments at Insomnia55Cashplay Partner with Multiplay to Provide Mobile eSports Tournaments at Insomn
Cashplay Partner with Multiplay to Provide Mobile eSports Tournaments at Insomnia55
Gamasutra / Posted 2 days ago
Cashplay Partner with Multiplay to Provide Mobile eSports Tournaments at Insomnia55 27 th of August, 2015, San Francisco, USA. Cashplay, the global mobile eSports platform, is partnering with UK-based Multiplay to provide real money mobile... Read more
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Business Standard India
China's smartphone growth will grind to a halt this year; India to be in focus: IDCChina’s smartphone growth was already slowing last year as the mature market ne
China's smartphone growth will grind to a halt this year; India to be in focus: IDC
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
China’s smartphone growth was already slowing last year as the mature market neared saturation point, but a new forecast says it’s about to grind to a standstill. IDC today issued new forecasts saying smartphone shipments in China will grow only... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Facebook adds virtual assistant to appFacebook has begun testing a Messenger app virtual assistant that the social ne
Facebook adds virtual assistant to app
Sky News Australia / Posted 2 days ago
Facebook has begun testing a Messenger app virtual assistant that the social network says goes beyond artificial intelligence programs already on the market. The personal digital assistant - dubbed 'M' - completes tasks along with seeking out... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Facebook adds virtual assistant to app"Unlike other AI-based services in the market, M can actually complete tasks on
Facebook adds virtual assistant to app
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
"Unlike other AI-based services in the market, M can actually complete tasks on your behalf," Facebook's David Marcus said in an online post. Photo / Lionel Bonaventure/AFP/Getty Images Facebook has begun testing a Messenger app virtual assistant... Read more
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Digi Times
Worldwide smartphone growth to slow to 10.4% in 2015, says IDC Steve Shen, DIGITIMES, Taipei [Wednesday 26 August 2015] Global smartphone s
Worldwide smartphone growth to slow to 10.4% in 2015, says IDC
Digi Times / Posted 2 days ago
Steve Shen, DIGITIMES, Taipei [Wednesday 26 August 2015] Global smartphone shipments are expected to grow 10.4% on year, instead of a previous forecast of an 11.3% growth, to 1.44... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Discounted iOS iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone AppsToday’s best deals include Trimaginator on Android, Hatchi on iOS and Lines the
Discounted iOS iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone Apps
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 2 days ago
Today’s best deals include Trimaginator on Android, Hatchi on iOS and Lines the Game on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick! NOTE: This is a hand-picked list of apps that we think are worth checking out, but we do not endorse them... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Facebook adding virtual assistant to Messenger appSAN FRANCISCO, United States - Facebook on Wednesday began testing a Messenger
Facebook adding virtual assistant to Messenger app
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 2 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO, United States - Facebook on Wednesday began testing a Messenger app virtual assistant that the leading social network said goes beyond artificial intelligence programs already on the market. The personal digital assistant -- dubbed... Read more
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CNET
Best Budget-Cell-Phone Right NowI know about cell phones about as much as the average user… which is laughably
Best Budget-Cell-Phone Right Now
CNET / Posted 2 days ago
I know about cell phones about as much as the average user… which is laughably little. Experience with electronics has taught me that although the more expensive is usually superior, and generally more reliable, some less expensive products can... Read more
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PhysOrg
Facebook adding virtual assistant to Messenger appFacebook is testing a personal digital assistant—dubbed "M" Facebook on Wednesd
Facebook adding virtual assistant to Messenger app
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
Facebook is testing a personal digital assistant—dubbed "M" Facebook on Wednesday began testing a Messenger app virtual assistant that the leading social network said goes beyond artificial intelligence programs already on the market. The personal... Read more
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iTWire
China slows global smartphone growthThe global smartphone market will grow by 10.4% this year, down from a growth r
China slows global smartphone growth
iTWire / Posted 2 days ago
The global smartphone market will grow by 10.4% this year, down from a growth rate of 27.5% last year, according to market researcher IDC. IDC’s Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker says smartphone shipments in 2015 will be 1.44 billion units.... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Facebook adding virtual assistant to Messenger appSAN FRANCISCO - Facebook on Wednesday began testing a Messenger app virtual ass
Facebook adding virtual assistant to Messenger app
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook on Wednesday began testing a Messenger app virtual assistant that the leading social network said goes beyond artificial intelligence programs already on the market. Facebook is testing a personal digital assistant -- dubbed... Read more
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TechNewsWorld.com
Cortana Cozies Up to Android UsersMicrosoft on Monday released a public beta of its Cortana personal assistant fo
Cortana Cozies Up to Android Users
TechNewsWorld.com / Posted 2 days ago
Microsoft on Monday released a public beta of its Cortana personal assistant for Android. The Cortana app can do most of the things Cortana does on Windows: set and get reminders; search the Web on the go; track information such as flight details;... Read more
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Gamasutra
Mobile Game Studio Dynamic Pixels Says Hello To Its First PC Game with Hello, Neighbor!Mobile Game Studio Dynamic Pixels Says Hello To Its First PC Game with Hello, N
Mobile Game Studio Dynamic Pixels Says Hello To Its First PC Game with Hello, Neighbor!
Gamasutra / Posted 2 days ago
Mobile Game Studio Dynamic Pixels Says Hello To Its First PC Game with Hello, Neighbor! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE VORONEZH, RUSSIA; August 26, 2015 – Independent mobile game developer Dynamic Pixels today announced it is hard at work on its first ever... Read more
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PhysOrg
Amazon delivers one-hour Prime Now service to SeattleSeattle is the newest market in which Amazon.com is rolling out its one-hour de
Amazon delivers one-hour Prime Now service to Seattle
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
Seattle is the newest market in which Amazon.com is rolling out its one-hour delivery service, Prime Now. The company launched the new offering Tuesday morning to neighborhoods in Seattle and the Seattle-area cities of Bellevue, Redmond and... Read more
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The Philippine Inquirer
IDC: iPhone 6C won't help Apple fight off low-cost Android rivalsTHE RUMOURED iPhone 6C won't help Apple tackle Android's ever-growing market sh
IDC: iPhone 6C won't help Apple fight off low-cost Android rivals
The Philippine Inquirer / Posted 3 days ago
THE RUMOURED iPhone 6C won't help Apple tackle Android's ever-growing market share, which currently stands at a whopping 81 percent. "Even if Apple were to introduce another low-cost iPhone (e.g. 'C' version), IDC believes the price will struggle to... Read more
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Gamasutra
RESCUE: Heroes in Action: Rising Storm - Enter the eye of the storm!RESCUE: Heroes in Action: Rising Storm - Enter the eye of the storm! ( PresseB
RESCUE: Heroes in Action: Rising Storm - Enter the eye of the storm!
Gamasutra / Posted 3 days ago
RESCUE: Heroes in Action: Rising Storm - Enter the eye of the storm! ( PresseBox) In Rescue: Heroes in Action, courageous firefighting heroes have already taken the chance to prove their skills in fighting hazardous blazes. Due to an unexpected... Read more
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iTWire
Mobile app development slow, but developer ‘opportunites’ in Aussie marketThat’s the findings of worldwide research on mobile development by Telerik, a s
Mobile app development slow, but developer ‘opportunites’ in Aussie market
iTWire / Posted 3 days ago
That’s the findings of worldwide research on mobile development by Telerik, a subsidiary company of software vendor Progress, which found that 57% of developers around the world have never built a mobile app. Progress cites ABS statistics indicating... Read more
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iTWire
Dolphin and Mercury Android browsers present serious risks – remove them nowThe Dolphin browser is one of the more popular browsers that can have a tailore
Dolphin and Mercury Android browsers present serious risks – remove them now
iTWire / Posted 3 days ago
The Dolphin browser is one of the more popular browsers that can have a tailored search bar and themes. Between 50-100 million users have installed it. But, it is plagued by a vulnerability that can be exploited by a man-in-the-middle (MitM) attacker... Read more
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Computer Business Review
5 alternative operating systems for mobileLearn all about Sailfish, Firefox OS, BlackBerry 10, Ubuntu Touch and Tizen. A
5 alternative operating systems for mobile
Computer Business Review / Posted 3 days ago
Learn all about Sailfish, Firefox OS, BlackBerry 10, Ubuntu Touch and Tizen. Although the big players hold an intimidatingly large market share, there are other options out there. CBR rounds up 5 alternatives to Android, iOS and Windows Phone. 1.... Read more
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Popular Science Australia
iPhone Owners: Your Guide To iOS 7When is the update coming? Soon! Probably around noon or early afternoon ET, j
iPhone Owners: Your Guide To iOS 7
Popular Science Australia / Posted 3 days ago
When is the update coming? Soon! Probably around noon or early afternoon ET, judging by previous software update timing.How do I get it? Easy! Open your iPhone's settings app, which (at the moment!) looks like a bunch of gears. Hit the option that... Read more
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MacDailyNews
IDC: Apple iPhone’s higher margins are much more valuable than chasing market share – MacDailyNewsAccording to a new mobile phone forecast from the International Data Corporatio
IDC: Apple iPhone’s higher margins are much more valuable than chasing market share – MacDailyNews
MacDailyNews / Posted 3 days ago
According to a new mobile phone forecast from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, smartphone shipments are expected to grow 10.4% in 2015 to 1.44 billion units. This is lower than IDC’s previous... Read more
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Search Engine Land
Cortana On Tap, Google Map Maker Expands & Google Mobile Image SearchBelow is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and f
Cortana On Tap, Google Map Maker Expands & Google Mobile Image Search
Search Engine Land / Posted 3 days ago
Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. From Search Engine Land: Google Image Search has added large buttons that let you filter your image searches with a press of a thumb on... Read more
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Mashable
Microsoft's MobileFusion lets you scan 3D objects via smartphoneThe teams at Microsoft Research regularly come up with fascinating approaches t
Microsoft's MobileFusion lets you scan 3D objects via smartphone
Mashable / Posted 3 days ago
The teams at Microsoft Research regularly come up with fascinating approaches to technology innovation — the latest is software that turns your smartphone into a 3D scanner. Microsoft's app, called MobileFusion, allows you to point and shoot to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Microsoft's Cortana Assistant Launched On AndroidMicrosoft said Monday its Cortana virtual assistant software was available to u
Microsoft's Cortana Assistant Launched On Android
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Microsoft said Monday its Cortana virtual assistant software was available to users of Android mobile devices. Cortana is Microsoft's answer to Apple's Siri and Google Now, which respond to voice commands on mobile devices. The launch is part of an... Read more
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TechCrunch
Slower Smartphone Growth Expected In 2015 As China’s Market MaturesAnalysts at IDC have lowered their projections about how much they expect the s
Slower Smartphone Growth Expected In 2015 As China’s Market Matures
TechCrunch / Posted 3 days ago
Analysts at IDC have lowered their projections about how much they expect the smartphone market to grow in 2015. Earlier this year, IDC said shipments would grow at 11.3 percent year-over-year, but today’s report says that figure is being revised to... Read more
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CNET
Archos 50e Helium PreviewIf you can't decide between a Windows phone or an Android phone, then take a lo
Archos 50e Helium Preview
CNET / Posted 3 days ago
If you can't decide between a Windows phone or an Android phone, then take a look at the new Archos 50 Cesium and Archos 50e Helium. They're basically the same 4G LTE smartphone with a choice of either Windows or Android software, for just... Read more
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PC Magazine
Smartphone Growth Expected to Slow in 2015Smartphone shipment totals might be worse this year than initially expected. T
Smartphone Growth Expected to Slow in 2015
PC Magazine / Posted 3 days ago
Smartphone shipment totals might be worse this year than initially expected. The International Data Corporation on Tuesday revised its mobile phone forecast for the year, noting that it now expects smartphone shipments to grow just 10.4 percent in... Read more
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Gamasutra
Major Contract – Survive the impossibleTuesday 25th August, 2015 – Blacksburg, VA, USA Dogfire Games announced today
Major Contract – Survive the impossible
Gamasutra / Posted 3 days ago
Tuesday 25th August, 2015 – Blacksburg, VA, USA Dogfire Games announced today its first major release, Major Contract. Major Contract is a challenging 2D side-scroller where you must collect resources from a series of planets in order to complete... Read more
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iafrica.com
Our favourite apps of the weekWe're back with another look at some of the most notable apps and games of the
Our favourite apps of the week
iafrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
We're back with another look at some of the most notable apps and games of the week. This time, we've got a South African-developed platformer, Final Fantasy 7 for iOS and a Pac-Man game by Crossy Road developers. Jungle Beat is a cutesy... Read more
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