Android’s explosive content consumption growth threatens Apple BGR
mobileJanuary 4, 2013at 1:01 PM by Tero Kuittinen 1:01 PM
Smartphone market share surveys from IDC and Kantar have shown for a long time that the Android phone volume surge is leaving the iPhone in the dust in major growth markets from Brazil to India. But one thing that Apple has...
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Biased Review techcrunch
It’s a sad, sad day when companies start reviewing their own products. Today is a sad, sad day.
Nokia has just posted their review of the Lumia 620 budget Windows phone to the Nokia Conversations blog. And guess what! Author Adam Fraser had only good things to say about the...
the Lumia 620
Couples Apps, Please Stop Mating And Start Consolidating techcrunch
Someone please make them stop. I know it’s nearly Valentine’s Day, but, couples apps: Enough already. You’re making me want a divorce, and I’m not even married.
There aren’t enough lovelorn long-distance teenagers in existence to sustain the rampant...
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Flappy Bird creator reveals why he made the game so infuriatingly difficult BGR
When Nguyen Ha Dong released Flappy Bird on iOS and Android, he had no idea how different his life would become. The frustrating mobile game shot to the top of the app charts and Nguyen started pulling in $50,000 a day from advertising. But he didn’t want the spotlight, so...
Flappy Bird devices selling for thousands of dollars on eBay BGR
Flappy Bird developer Nguyen Ha Dong on Saturday surprisingly announced via Twitter that he will remove the popular game from app stores in following hours, and he kept his promise, as the game went down both in the App store and in the Google Play Store at midnight local time on...
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Flappy bird gets an update after 50M downloads venturebeat
The lone developer of the smash hit Flappy Bird has created an update that fixes problems that have frustrated many players.dotGears
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The new update slows down the game and makes it easier to fly through the narrow gaps between vertical pipes in the game....
Motorola’s road to oblivion BGR
mobileJanuary 4, 2013at 10:40 AM by Tero Kuittinen 10:40 AM
Two years ago, comScore pegged Motorola’s share of United States smartphome subscribers as 17%, down 1.8 percentage points in three months. That slide has pretty much continued ever since and yesterday’s survey...
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The great Flappy Bird clone rush: Here comes Ironpants, FlappyDoge, and more venturebeat
Yesterday, the creator of Flappy Bird removed the game from Google Play and the Apple App Store. That same day, over 140 games featuring the word “Flappy” appeared in the backend of a popular mobile-monetization platform.
The clones are coming.
Chartboost, a mobile development...
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Visual How-To App Snapguide Passes 1M Uniques, Snaps Up YouTube Designer, And Gears Up For... techcrunch
Daniel Raffel says that when he started work on the app that eventually became the how-to platform Snapguide, people advised him to make a “food guide” app (he has worked as a chef so might naturally gravitate to that vertical).
He resisted, possibly because he had a bigger ambition...
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Why BlackBerry shouldn’t chase the bargain-bin smartphone market BGR
Earlier today we posted a smartly argued piece of analysis from Wedge Partners analyst Brian Blair, who made a compelling case that BlackBerry should get out of the high-end smartphone market completely and move aggressively to target emerging markets with bargain-bin smartphones....
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