VLC Comes to iPad, iPhone Version in the Works

The popular open source media player—VLC Media Player—has just hit the iTunes App Store for the iPad. The maker, Applidium, has also confirmed that an iPhone and iPod touch version are in the works but they decided to go with the iPad version first. The source code for the app is also available online already ...

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Google App Gets a Much Needed Update For BlackBerrys Today

  Users of Research In Motion's (RIM) BlackBerry smartphones should be happy—Google has just updated its mobile app to better integrate BlackBerrys with its ever increasing cloud services. A lot of new search features have made their way into the new app version. It is free after all, so I cannot help but recommend that you ...

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Forget Flash, Apple’s New Rules Let Unreal Developer Kit Create iOS Apps

Apple's new iOS restrictions for developers are letting Adobe Flash apps to be compiled and submitted to the iTunes App Store—what we should not forget though, is that Epic Games can now bring its Unreal Develops Kit to iOS. I find this news far, far more exciting since Apple is trying to push the iPod ...

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Verizon produces its own Android Market and that’s fine by Google

Verizon is a large company, so large in fact those cell phones make up only a portion of their yearly income, albeit a large portion. However there ventures run deep. Take Vcast for example. Vcast is Verizon’s homegrown app store; it can be commonly found on Blackberry’s and lower level smart phones. This being one ...

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MasterCard Money Send From Your BlackBerry—Watch out for Politicians

MasterCard has released its Money Send app for BlackBerry. The new app lets you accept payments from anyone's credit or debit card, send money to family members, pay for informal goods and services (Craigslist anyone?) and more. Basically, it is MasterCard's version of a mobile PayPal like service. Of course, with some recent news on ...

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Forget Music, Apple’s App Store is Growing Extremely Quickly

Apple's iTunes App Store is experiencing a tremendous amount of growth. In fact, according to Amysco—a mobile app development company—it is projected to overtake Apple's music downloads. Not just music downloads this year, but total music downloads since iTunes began. Of course, you have to realize that many iOS apps are free. However, even free ...

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Adobe’s Flash Has the Thumbs Up From Apple…Sorta

  Adobe's widely used Flash format has finally gotten some approval from Apple. Apps made with Flash and compiled in the format for iOS should be allowed onto the devices as long as they do not download any additional code from the internet. Apple did not specifically name Adobe or its Flash format in its newly ...

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Googles Instant Search to be Mobile “Later this Fall”

So if you haven’t heard the news this morning, Google has just announced a new way to search. When using Google right now, you may notice something different. Go check it out, search anything..I will wait. Ok so you have searched whatever it is that intrigues you and you get your results instantly. No need ...

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Poynt Updated to v1.6 for BlackBerry: New Stuff

  Poynt—the location based search app—has been updated to v1.6 for the BlackBerry and it has some nifty new features and improvements over previous versions. In case you are unfamiliar with Poynt, it is a free app that keeps the internet in a more manageable form. Namely, it keeps stuff that is not near you out ...

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BlackBerry App World Hits the 10,000 Apps Mark

  The BlackBerry App World has just passed the 10,000 apps mark ahead of the coming BlackBerry Developers Conference. While the iFans and Android legions are probably snickering at the news since they have, well, literally hundreds of thousands more apps available to them, this is big news for anyone who uses the BlackBerry. Research In ...

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Updates for Messaging Clients on the BlackBerry

Most major messaging platforms have gotten updated to version 2.5.63 on the BlackBerry. The BlackBerry mobile version of WordPress has been updated as well, to version 1.4.5. The messaging client updates don't really change much, but the WordPress update fixes problems with adding photographs to blogs. Here is a quick list of which messaging clients have ...

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Command & Conquer 4: Coming to a BlackBerry Near You

The BlackBerry platform has never had a lot of support for gaming, but the times may be a changing. Command & Conquer 4 is available on the platform now (okay, I admit, so have some previous C&C titles have too) for a mere $6.99. Regardless of whether or not you are a real time strategy ...

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The Angry Birds make their way to Android beta style

I have been hearing about this iPhone only Angry Birds game for quite some time and now it looks as if the makers of the game have finally considered us Android users. In recent news, information from the developers of the game Rovio put a beta release as early as today, well guess what, they ...

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Unreal Engine 3 Ported to iOS

Epic has ported its Unreal Engine 3 (UE3) to the iOS platform and is currently testing its iOS development tools for the engine. Not familiar with UE3? It powers BioShock and Gears of War on the PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. The news gets even better. 'Project Sword,' a game coming out later this ...

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New BlackBerry App Obsoletes Starbucks Card

BlackBerry owners can finally ditch their Starbucks cards when they have the urge for caffeine. The new Starbucks Card Mobile app adds quite a bit more than just acting as a replacement for a physical Starbucks card however. Mobile payment options, store finding features, and more have made their way into it. To pay with the ...

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