Spirits App Downloaded Over 800k Times During Campaign

20110516-055154.jpgSpirits is a fun game for iOS, and it was recently made available for free for a day. On the day the game was available for free, it was downloaded over 800,000 times by users.

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

App Store, iPhone 4, Angry Birds Get Guinness World Records

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.
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Google Blogger is Down

bloggerGoogle 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

Connector for Samsung’s 10.1″ Tab Looks So Identical

samsung connectorApple 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 Comes to Chrome Web Store for FREE

angry birds chromeAngry 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