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How a flashlight app will raise $450,000 in 7 days

Appbackr is a wholesale market for apps, but in the end, who actually profits?
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App economy creates nearly half a million US jobs

Prior to the launch of the iPhone, there was no such thing as the app economy. However, new research has revealed the stunning growth of this young industry, with almost half a million poeple in the US now working in developer-related jobs.

Can Apple keep up against fake copycat app developers?

With unscrupulous game developers looking to make a quick buck off unsuspecting iOS users, Apple didn't respond with decisive action against these poor applications until the press brought attention to the problem.
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CyanogenMod Android app store coming soon

The team behind the Android custom ROM known as CyanogenMod has revealed plans for an application store, where apps previously removed from the Android Market, along with those suited to rooted phones, will be made available.

How to buy Starbucks coffee with your iPhone

We give the new Starbucks payment app a go - and show you how to prep your iPhone before you head to the counter.

Angry Birds and Facebook among most downloaded iPhone apps of 2011

Apple has announced the most downloaded iPhone apps of last year, with Facebook and Angry Birds among them. In the paid-apps list, games accounted for nine of the top ten spots.
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BreathalEyes app helps give you some sobering info, lets you know if you’re too drunk to drive

Help your friends, and yourself, make the responsible decision of driving sober by utilizing the power of the iPhone 4 with the BreathalEyes app. A simple app that helps gauge your ability to drive after drinking.

Apple to hold media event at the end of January?

Apple is reportedly preparing for an event at the end of January, which is to be held in New York and will focus on "media-related" content.

Nintendo will introduce ‘full-blown’ app store with the Wii U

Nintendo reportedly plans to offer a competitive app store with its Wii U, which could help it invade living rooms as more than just a gaming console.

Report: iOS app downloads up 83 percent

Fiksu reports that in November 2011 iOS app downloads were up 83 percent from a year ago, fueled by the iPhone 4S and iOS 5.

Grand Theft Auto III out now for iOS and Android

The 10th Anniversary edition of Grand Theft Auto III has been released for the iPhone, iPad and a selection of Android phones and tablets, complete with a visual makeover and enhanced controls.

New game levels released to celebrate Angry Birds second “birdday”

It was December 2009 that Angry Birds first flew onto the iTunes App Store. Now two years later, Rovio celebrates its "Birdday" with version 2.0 of the game, complete with new levels and the unlocking of all existing ones.