The developers of the game have also released a new update that adds a few features and includes performance improvements. The game is now back to its normal price ($0.99), but the success proves the power of the App Store. Read More
This should not come as a surprise. Apple’s curated App platform for iOS devices, the world’s most phenomenal phone, and the extraordinarily addictive game with pigs and birds have been awarded the Guinness World Records.
Apple’s App Store, iPhone 4, and Rovio’s Angry Birds were chosen to have set new records. Guinness dubbed the iPhone 4 as the “the fastest-selling portable gaming system” after selling an estimated 1.5 million handsets on the first day it was released on June 24, 2010.
In this Snappy Giveaways section, we have two promo codes for “Memento Pairs Kids” for iOS. Memento Pairs Kids is a memory match game in which you need to unfold cards and match the two cards with the same image printed on them. The App is normally priced at $1.99, but you can get it for free. Read More
According to a tweet from Mike McCue, CEO of Flipboard, China has blocked user access to Flipboard. Flipboard is a popular App that converts your social feeds into a magazine like format, and makes consuming content from different sites much more intimate. Read More
Apple today pushed out an update to Lion via its Mac App Store. Lion Beta Preview 3 includes many new features, and also sports an amazing new Mac OS X lock screen. Lion will be released by Apple for users in this spring, and this version gives us a sneak preview into the future of Mac OS X. Read More
In a quest to make news more relevant, Google has announced a new service dubbed “News Near Me”. If you now navigate to Google News from your mobile device, it will ask you for your location. After you approve, Google will determine your location and display news that is relevant to that area. Read More
You must have heard about those cool new multi touch gestures that Apple is testing. To apply those new features, you need to have a Mac and get XCode for $4.99. By following the below steps, you can experience those gestures without having to pay $4.99 and without a Mac. Read More
Google is busy updating Blogger, its easy to use blogging platform. The Blogger home page is down, and all blogs powered by Blogger are now in read-only mode. Google notified users about this upcoming maintenance upgrade earlier and mentioned that “Blogger will go into read-only mode Wednesday (5/11) 10:00PM PST for about an hour for maintenance”. Read More
Apple has probably done the right thing by suing Samsung. The latest Galaxy S phones look pretty much identical to the iPhone, and when compared, the icons of certain Apps almost resemble that of the iPhone. The picture above displays the connector for Samsung’s latest 10.1″ Galaxy Tab and even this appears exactly as the iPod/iPad USB connector. Wow. Read More
Angry Birds is now available on the Chrome Web Store for free. At Google I/O today, Peter Vesterbacka, the CEO of Espoo, demonstrated the power of the game on the web. Google recently made “in-app” purchases available for Chrome based Apps which means that you can get Mighty Eagle for $0.99 from within the App. The web version is as smooth as the native version, and the experience is good. Read More