May 17th, 2013

App Annie
Android and iOS accounted for three times as much gaming revenue in the first quarter of 2013 as handheld consoles, according to new figures from App Annie and IDC. The Portable Gaming Report Q1 2013 reveals...

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May 17th, 2013

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Windows Phone has sneaked past Blackberry into third position among smartphone operating systems worldwide, according to IDC, but its 3.2% market share of devices shipped in the first quarter of the year...

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May 16th, 2013

Skobbler
Skobbler has launched a GPS Navigation & Maps app for Android, which it says targets the Achilles heels for Google Maps and satnav apps. How so? Well, the app offers online and offline functionality for...

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May 16th, 2013

Play Music - Listen Now - Nexus 4
Google had pre-warned that its I/O conference keynote last night would be focused on services and developers rather than new Android hardware. The announcements were impressive in their breadth and ambition. The...

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May 15th, 2013

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Google's I/O developer conference kicks off tonight with a keynote speech that's expected to focus on developers and services rather than hardware. It seems a Spotify-style subscription music service may...

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May 15th, 2013

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Gartner has produced its latest numbers for smartphone sales to end users, claiming that 210m smartphones were sold in Q1, up 42.9% year-on-year and accounting for 49.3% of all mobile phone sales in the...

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May 14th, 2013

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All Android developers can now reply to reviews of their apps on Google Play, after Google expanded the pilot scheme it launched last year. Developers can reply via the Google Play Developer Console, with...

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May 14th, 2013

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With Google's I/O developer conference set to outline the next steps for Android this week, Google's new Android boss Sundar Pichai has been talking about the company's plans. "The momentum — in terms...

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May 13th, 2013

Amazon cloud drive photos
Amazon has taken its Cloud Drive Photos service to iOS, after launching on Android last November. The two apps offer largely similar services: both autosave the user’s photos when running; both give...

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