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Mobile

Google has already taken down hundreds of Swing Copters clones

Google has reportedly removed hundreds of clones of Swing Copters, Dong Nguyen's follow-up to Flappy Bird. The clones prevented the original game from becoming the top search result for "Swing Copters."
Mobile

iPhone 6 screen hiccup could result in delayed launch or limited production

Apple reportedly experienced a serious issue with iPhone 6 screen production. Production is back on track, but the delay may result in a limited launch, sources say.
Android Army

Brazil Prosecutor wants Apple and Google to remove ‘Secret’ from app stores and devices

A Brazilian prosecutor is pushing for Google and Apple to not only remove the Secret app from their app stores, but also from devices that have the app installed. Cyberbulling and harassment were cited as reasons.
Photography

Now you can take 360-degree photos with Google’s Photo Sphere Camera on iOS

Google added its 360-degree Photo Sphere camera app to iOS. Now, iPhone users can take panoramic shots of their locations and share them on Views, Street View, or social media.
Mobile

One third of smartphone owners in the U.K. don’t care about apps at all

According to U.K.-based professional services firm Deloitte, 31 percent of smartphone owners in the U.K. don't download apps in the first month of ownership. In addition, nine out of ten don't spend money on apps.
Computing

Mailbox Mac OS X beta out now, introduces draft support, message snooze features

Mailbox, Dropbox's mail app, is coming to Mac OS X, and will bring a couple of new features along with it. Learn more here.
Mobile

Wow, Xiaomi’s new Android UI is almost indistinguishable from iOS 7

Xiaomi is often accused of copying Apple's smartphone and iOS design elements, but its latest MIUI 6 update looks almost exactly like iOS 7 in several key ways.
Music

Sony will offer discounted albums through iTunes for iOS users

Available now, Sony's "Album of the Day" app offers iPhone users discounted albums for download through iTunes. The app first launched in Germany back in March, though time will tell if it's successful in the U.S.
Apple

More than 25 million U.S. iPhone owners may be anxious to upgrade to the iPhone 6

The iPhone 6 appears to be on track to make its long-anticipated debut at an Apple event on Sept. 9, and there will be a pool of more than 25 million current iPhone owners who are champing at the bit to make an upgrade.
Mobile

The Galaxy Alpha is proof that Samsung is terrified of iPhone 6

The cynical Samsung Galaxy Alpha, and the copycat Amazon Fire Phone, are proof manufacturers are still running scared of the big, bad Apple iPhone.
Computing

Apple patent reveals possible future mouse with built-in sensors and vibration

This hypothetical rodent could use these built in sensors to detect how hard you're clicking on something.
Mobile

Premium iPhone 6 models with sapphire glass may fetch a higher price

Apple may release premium versions of the iPhone 6 with sapphire screens in limited numbers. These sapphire glass iPhones might cost more, though. The iWatch may also get a sapphire screen.