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Right on cue, Google has launched in-app payment support for Android applications. Developer testing began last week, and now many popular apps -- like the ones pictured above -- can begin charging users for add-on functionality, content, or whatever the heck else they feel is worthy of additional bits of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2013 at Maceypuller's blog
Bryan Biniak, VP and General Manager of Global Partner and App Development at Nokia, was in London today for the UK launch of JobLens, so we took the opportunity to sit down with him and talk Windows Phone 8, the basket in which Nokia has entrusted all its eggs. Being... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2013 at Maceypuller's blog
Over on the Internet Explorer Blog, Microsoft has posted results from an extensive comparison of the top five Web browsers. The goal: to determine whether Internet Explorer 9, Firefox 4, Chrome 10, Safari 5, or Opera 11 is able to squeeze the most life out of your laptop's battery. A... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2013 at Maceypuller's blog
AngelList is testing out a new service that lets angel investors syndicate deals with each other, a feature that could allow startups to raise venture-sized rounds of money with relative ease. Called Syndicates, the private-beta product lets any accredited investor on the AngelList fundraising platform essentially create, lead and collect... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2013 at Maceypuller's blog
Long known for its out-and-out censorship, Beijing now appears to be filling Chinese social media with pro-government messages. The new tack was on full display after the Thursday indictment of fallen Communist Party member Bo Xilai, who was busted for corruption and abuse of power in 2012. While China's social... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2013 at Maceypuller's blog
Zen Coding made quite a splash when we first covered it almost a year ago. For those who aren't familiar, Zen is a fantastic form of shorthand for quickly hand-coding HTML. And today, a new version is out! Here are some of the goodies version 0.7 brings to the party:... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2013 at Maceypuller's blog
Author Neil Gaiman - the man behind D.C. Comics' legendary Sandman graphic novel series, novels like American Gods (favored recently by our own Joseph Keller), Stardust and Anansi Boys, the motion picture Coraline and much more - is stepping into video games for the first time with a title called... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2013 at Maceypuller's blog
If you have an artistic temperament, but you weren't blessed with steady hands or an eye for color, Konstruct might be the app for you. Not only does the iPhone app let you produce generative art using words, warbles and whistles, but it also uses augmented reality to bring your... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2013 at Maceypuller's blog
Shot Shot Pirate is very satisfying, because each level is short and to the point. You know what you have to do and you just do it. As you may have gathered from the name, you're cast in the role of a pirate. Your goal is to shoot at a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2013 at Maceypuller's blog
Counting out nickels and dimes at the cash register as you pay for your overpriced coffee is quickly becoming fodder for back-in-my-day stories. Ever since Starbucks debuted Square Wallet payments last November, the pay-by-phone approach has proved to be a popular strategy. According to a recent Wall Street Journal report,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2013 at Maceypuller's blog
Imagine setting aside three months of your life to pursue a dream. As romantic as the idea may seem, it requires a gut check somewhere along the way. Recently, a handful of entrepreneurs said goodbye to their families and loved ones, and in some cases, flew across the globe for... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2013 at Maceypuller's blog
Despite the fact that the Moto X hasn't even been officially announced (unless you count Eric Schmidt's Idaho flaunt-fest or Dennis Woodside's D11 talk as "official"), there's a lot we already know about the device. What we haven't heard for certain yet are which carriers in the US will offer... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2013 at Maceypuller's blog
Color, the $41-million-in-funding location-oriented photo sharing startup, is susceptible to simple GPS spoofing. With nothing more than a jailbroken iPad or iPhone, you can use FakeLocation to trick Color into thinking you're somewhere else. Within seconds you can be browsing photos that were snapped thousands of miles away. With a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2013 at Maceypuller's blog
If you've been holding out for a new $40/month smartphone, you're in luck. We're not even three months separated from T-Mobile's MetroPCS acquisition and the value carrier is already reaping benefits from Ms. Magenta. The Bring-Your-Own-Phone carrier is getting its first Windows 8 Phone handset, the HSPA+ Nokia Lumia 521,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2013 at Maceypuller's blog
Shot Shot Pirate is very satisfying, because each level is short and to the point. You know what you have to do and you just do it. As you may have gathered from the name, you're cast in the role of a pirate. Your goal is to shoot at a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2013 at Maceypuller's blog
This post brought to you by zeebox. All opinions are 100% mine. Watching TV with a friend is sometimes better than watching your favorite programs by yourself – so long as they don’t start talking over the dialog on the screen! With the free zeebox tv companion app on your... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2013 at Maceypuller's blog
The new upgrade and "no-contract" plans from T-Mobile, AT&T and Verizon might look like sweet deals, but they're not. Source: http://feeds.wired.com/c/35185/f/661457/s/2ee42d6e/l/0L0Swired0N0Cgadgetlab0C20A130C0A70Cupgrade0Eplans0Ecompared0C/story01.htm SI INTERNATIONAL SEAGATE TECHNOLOGY SCIENTIFIC GAMES Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2013 at Maceypuller's blog
Are you a developer? Do you wanna create wireframes and share them with your friends and collaborate and mashup and test out the user experience of new apps before you commit to code? Well here comes Pentotype, a new web app for the iPad that will let developers quickly sketch... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2013 at Maceypuller's blog
Wladimir Palant, developer of the most popular add-on in the world, Adblock Plus, is also an active contributor to the Planet Mozilla blog community. Over the last few days, in response to Mozilla's new name and shame list of slow add-ons, Palant has been investigating whether Mozilla's testing methods are... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2013 at Maceypuller's blog
If you're already a fantasy sports fan, chances are you've used Yahoo's Fantasy Sports app before. And just in time for football season, their newest version of the app comes with a major design overhaul and one very welcome, long await feature?mobile drafting. Read more... Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/7rGzhZuNKgk/yahoo-fantasy-sports-for-ios-android-we-finally-have-914865228 AMKOR TECHNOLOGY AMPHENOL... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2013 at Maceypuller's blog
Yes, Sony is, in fact, working on a film version of its long-running simulation racing video game series Gran Turismo. A Sony Computer Entertainment UK rep told our sister site Joystiq that said film is "being made," but provided no other information. Yesterday, reports surfaced of the film being tied... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2013 at Maceypuller's blog
Apple have done a great job of marketing their iPad device. Their strategies have gone a long way in convincing consumers that the device is the best on the market when it comes to browsing the Web or watching online streaming videos. The same can be said of connecting with... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2013 at Maceypuller's blog
Say you have some scribbles in an unfamiliar language you want to translate. Better find a native speaker. Or you could just turn to Google Translate, which now supports handwritten translation in 45 different languages. Read more... Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/_mNC7aHT0LE/google-can-now-translate-handwritten-notes-908595682 METHODE ELECTRONICS MENTOR GRAPHICS IMS HEALTH Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2013 at Maceypuller's blog
Enjoy the rest of your Summer with this great prize pack of extreme gear from G-Form. You’ll be able to protect your gadgets and yourself with a variety of protective cases and wearable gear! Full contest details after the break. Prizes: 1 lucky winner will win 1 each of the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2013 at Maceypuller's blog
If you're the kind of person who finds visual inspiration on the Web, where photos and layouts and color schemes feed your soul and generate sparks of ideas, you may warm to Realmac Software's Ember for Mac, a digital scrapbook now available in the Mac App Store for $49.99. Ember... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2013 at Maceypuller's blog