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What is John McAfee up to now?

What is John McAfee up to now?

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John McAfee, the founder of security software vendor McAfee, has unveiled his new app privacy product.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 21st 2014 at 10:42AM
Mobile entertainment services predicted to hit $75 billion by 2017

Mobile entertainment services predicted to hit $75 billion by 2017

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Global mobile and tablet entertainment revenues are expected to almost double by 2017, a market analyst has predicted.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Dec 10th 2013 at 10:39AM
'Android games can track children's locations'

'Android games can track children's locations'

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Bitdefender has reported an increased number of Android apps that request unnecessary permissions and use them to monitor the location of children without their parents’ consent.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Oct 18th 2013 at 10:33AM
OFT warns app game devs not to pressure kids with extra payments

OFT warns app game devs not to pressure kids with extra payments

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App games should not pressure children to pay for additional in-game content, warns the Office of Fair Trading, which has published a new report today.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 26th 2013 at 10:23AM

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How retailers can cash in on mobile gaming

How retailers can cash in on mobile gaming

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It's no secret that the app market is positively booming. But while retailers may feel like the mobile gaming market excludes them, there are actually plenty of products out there ...

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Sep 25th 2013 at 9:00PM
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Hasbro to distribute Angry Birds Star Wars II Telepod app toys to PC retail

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The upcoming Angry Birds Star Wars II toys that can be placed on a tablet and used in the app will be distributed in the UK by Hasbro.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 8th 2013 at 12:01AM
Kim Dotcom launches Mega Android app

Kim Dotcom launches Mega Android app

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Kim Dotcom has launched an Android app for his Mega cloud storage platform.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 5th 2013 at 10:19AM
First Android-powered in-flight entertainment system launches

First Android-powered in-flight entertainment system launches

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Forget about the mile high club - you'll soon be able to play Android-powered games and order snacks using a touch-screen while flying.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 4th 2013 at 10:58AM

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More than 160bn apps to be downloaded in 2017

More than 160bn apps to be downloaded in 2017

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Juniper Research has reported that the F2P games market will account for around 40 per cent of the overall 160 billion consumer app downloads expected in 2017.

Zen Terrelonge
by Zen Terrelonge
on Jul 2nd 2013 at 12:12PM
Microsoft's Windows 8 store reaches 100k apps in seven months

Microsoft's Windows 8 store reaches 100k apps in seven months

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Microsoft has announced that its Windows 8 store now has 100,000 apps.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 2nd 2013 at 11:57AM
Kids' unauthorised IAPs add £30m to UK parents' bills

Kids' unauthorised IAPs add £30m to UK parents' bills

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Over a third of UK parents are hiding their mobile devices from their kids as unauthorised IAPs have added £30 million to smartphone and tablet bills.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on May 8th 2013 at 10:33AM
Yahoo closes six more products, including Yahoo Mail for feature phones

Yahoo closes six more products, including Yahoo Mail for feature phones

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Following the closure of seven apps and services last month, Yahoo has announced another six that will get the chop.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Apr 22nd 2013 at 3:06PM

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Google Glass prohibits ads, won't charge for apps

Google Glass prohibits ads, won't charge for apps

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Developers have been warned they will be unable to place advertising within the display of Google Glass.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Apr 17th 2013 at 10:27AM
Office of Fair Trading to investigate in-app purchases

Office of Fair Trading to investigate in-app purchases

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The OFT has announced it is to investigate free smartphone and online games that offer in-app purchases.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Apr 12th 2013 at 10:28AM
App downloads hit 13.4 billion in Q1 2013, Google Play dominates

App downloads hit 13.4 billion in Q1 2013, Google Play dominates

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The world's leading app stores have combined to reveal a total of 13.4 billion apps were downloaded worldwide in the first quarter for 2013.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Apr 9th 2013 at 11:04AM
23 per cent of people 'unable to feel happy' without apps

23 per cent of people 'unable to feel happy' without apps

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Yes, it would appear that smartphone users have finally become so attached to their apps, that any withdrawal is having adverse effects. Supposedly.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Feb 28th 2013 at 11:16AM

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BB10 won't get native Instagram app

BB10 won't get native Instagram app

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As BlackBerry hopes to force its way into the smartphone market with its new operating system BB10, its attempt will no doubt be damaged by its lack of one of ...

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Feb 22nd 2013 at 11:46AM
Windows 8 sales 'on par' with Windows 7, says Microsoft

Windows 8 sales 'on par' with Windows 7, says Microsoft

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Microsoft has announced that 90 days into its release, sales of Windows 8 are on par with those set by its predecessor, Microsoft 7.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Feb 5th 2013 at 10:36AM
BlackBerry fibs about BB 10 apps

BlackBerry fibs about BB 10 apps

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As BlackBerry launched its newest operating system, the firm claimed it would feature over 70,000 bespoke apps. Turns out, they may have told a little porkie.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jan 31st 2013 at 1:08PM
Apple locks iOS app screenshots

Apple locks iOS app screenshots

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Developers will now be limited on how often they're able to update screenshots for their products within the App Store as Apple cracks down on fake software and scams.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jan 10th 2013 at 12:18PM