Facebook will allow users to alter their ad profiles; track your smartphone usage

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Have you ever wondered why Facebook just showed you an advertisement for Star Trek toys or some other random item? Well apparently you will soon be able to find out. Facebook is planning to announce Thursday that it will allow users to see the likes and interests it keeps on them. Not only will ...

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Phonejoy game controller shipping to Kickstarters, here’s our review

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With all the games that are available on mobile devices, many gamers are relying on virtual touchpads and buttons to control the games and they can often be inaccurate. Here’s where the world’s first expandable game controller by Phonejoy comes into play, and with the device now ...

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Accell Power Trio overview and review

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Accell is an electronic company that specializes in cables, connectors, etc. They also offer power solution products which can be downright handy to have in the home or office. Take, for instance, the following devices, which would be welcome in pretty much any environment. Accell Powramid ...

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Chrome apps coming to Android and iOS

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Today Google launched an early developer preview of an open-source mobile development framework to bring Chrome apps to Android and iOS. According to The Next Web, the framework is a toolchain based onApache Cordova, used for building native mobile apps using HTML, CSS and JavaScript and ...

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AT&T: we plan to enable pre-loaded video chat apps over cellular for all our customers

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If you’ve checked out the new Hangouts app on AT&T, chances are you’re pretty familiar with the message stating “You must be connected to a Wi-Fi network to join a video call”. Heck, you’re even used to it if you’ve tried to use FaceTime over their ...

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PUK – Pool with pucks and no side pockets

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I do not have a great description for this game, and the title was alliteration for alliteration’s sake, but I can tell you that PUK is an addicting pick-up-and-play game.  And those are the best kinds of mobile games. PUK bills itself as an action puzzler, but I do not think that is ...

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Samsung opens their first “Mobile Store” in Paris

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That’s right, folks… we still keep up to date with our friends across the lake. Samsung has now opened their first “Samsung Mobile Store” in Paris, France. The idea is new to Samsung, who has had brand stores before, but never one dedicated only to mobile. This means ...

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GameStop now taking in trades of Galaxy Tabs and Nexus devices

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Game freaks and Android fans rejoice. GameStop has begun taking trades on both Nexus devices and Galaxy Tabs. This adds to the device market for GameStop, as they were previously taking in (and still are) iOS devices as well. With as popular as the mobile gaming market is becoming, GameStop is ...

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Net Nanny mobile helps keep kids safe and parents’ minds at ease

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  Net Nanny has been a leading provider of safe online experiences for kids for years, and now the company is branching out and going mobile. “Every day, around 150,000 new web pages are created,” said Russ Warner, president and CEO of Net Nanny. “When you couple this with the ...

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Garmin Smartphone Link for Android connects to Nuvi Navigation devices

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Have a Nuvi personal navigation device and an Android phone? Well, Garmin want to make those two things in your life work together for the better. According to Dan Bartel, VP of Garmin sales worldwide: Garmin Smartphone Link solves the problem of having to pay for an extra data plan to use live ...

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XBOX Live mobile gaming to come to Android?

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Who wouldn’t love some more mobile gaming options on Android? Well, if we’re to believe what we see (and we do) over at Microsoft Careers, we may be looking at some XBOX Live options on Android sometime in the near future. According to the job listing, they’re looking for ...

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The future of gaming is here: Spacetime Studios becomes first to unite MMOs across desktop and mobile platforms

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One of our favorite developers, SpaceTime Studios, has finally completed their goal of allowing users to play their MMOs together, regardless of platform. I’ve been a strong proponent of platform independent gaming for some time now and have always seen this as the future of gaming. With ...

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Factoring in Tablets, Android Has a Long Way to Go to Beat iOS

Comscore released a report earlier this week which covered mobile traffic over the last few months. One of the more interesting facts in this report is that although Android owns the majority of the smartphone market, iOS has a considerably larger share of internet traffic (measured in ...

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AppDev Hackathon and Bootcamp

Calling all developers! There will be a day-long App Development Hackathon and Bootcamp session taking place during the App Developers Conference on Oct. 26, 2011 at the Santa Clara Convention center in the heart of Silicon Valley.The conference itself will run for two days and focus on ...

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Paypal Readying NFC Powered Funds Transfers

You knew it would not take long for Paypal to jump onto the NFC train,the lure of making major coin in transaction fees every time someone uses their mobile device to transfer money is just too much for the financial giant to pass up.

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