Challenge Your Reflexes With Virtual Tennis – Hit The Ball For iOS

Virtual TennisBored? Desperate to kill some time but can’t find a way to do it? Here’s an easy solution to that. Virtual Tennis – Hit the Ball is a simple, easy to learn, and a quite challenging ball tapping game. We have all played many such responsive-tapping games but this one will keep you occupied and certainly challenge your reflexes! Read More

Apple TV – “Only Device Approach” or the “Content Channel Revolution” Too?

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In 2010 in a seminar room of a leading international business school, top executives from around the world had collected together to attend a programme on “Orchestrating a Winning Performance”. The subject of the discussion in one of the sessions veered on what would be the future strategy of Apple. The iPad had been successfully launched and Steve Jobs was receiving accolades at that time. Read More

All Hail The New Online Apple Store!

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After executing a few design tweaks, the ‘Store’ tab on Apple’s official website, which was its portal to ‘’ has been removed. All its products still show up the ‘Buy now’ option which, when clicked, adds the product to the ‘Shopping bag’ instead of the traditional ‘Cart’. The new ‘Shopping bag’ icon is situated on the extreme right of the navigation bar and evokes a drop down menu which links with user’s ‘bag,’ favorite items, orders, account information and an option to log out. The search bar has also been redesigned with four categories: Explore, Accessories, Support and Apple Stores. Read More

Angry Birds 2: Love It! But $$$

Angry Birds 2Rovio, the creator of Angry Birds released Angry Birds 2, which has been receiving criticism for its expensive in-app purchases from gamers all around the world. Despite the existence of all those spin-offs – Angry Birds Star Wars, Bad Piggies, Angry Birds Stella, etc., Angry Birds 2 has been labelled as a proper sequel to the original game. Notching up to 20 million downloads in one week, it seems that people still are keen on flying furious birds and crushing all those bad piggies. The sequel is getting mixed reviews with some players appreciating the graphics and the gameplay, while others are disappointed with the lack of pace due to expensive in-app purchases. Read More

Twitter Gets “News” Tab On Mobile

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Twitter has started testing a “News” tab feature for its Android and iOS users in the US and in Japan in its quest to keep people using the service longer. The “News” tab has been between the Home, Notifications, Messages and Profile Tabs. A tap on the News icon will bring up a screen that features an image, a block of text from the report and associated tweets. The feature could certainly become a valuable part of the service if it can be customised to focus on the users specific areas of interest – sports, current affairs, music, etc. Read More

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YouTube – No More Home To Music Videos?

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YouTube has, over the years, become a free music service for thousands of people all across the globe. According to sources, three major record labels are considering their options to take off music videos from YouTube due to lack of revenue from Google and its slow paced efforts to add paid tiers and better monetize the service. With the labels having very little say in context to the platform’s grip on its ad policy, sales channel and monetization, the platform also pays the lowest royalty rate amongst its competitors with a split of 45% to YouTube and 55% to the respective label. Read More