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400,000 apps in the App Store have never been downloaded says report

400,000 apps in the App Store have never been downloaded says report

Would you be surprised to hear that more than 60% of the apps in the App Store have never been downloaded, even once? That's the conclusion of analytical firm Adeven. The latter even counted the number of flashlight apps and found that Apple iPhone users in need of a quick light have 1,899 choices. Christian Henschel, ...

The Kid Finds a Tablet: Brilliant Bastion Gets Killer iPad Port

The Kid Finds a Tablet: Brilliant Bastion Gets Killer iPad Port

We liked Bastion quite a bit, enough to put it high on our list of 2011's best videogames. But when Supergiant Games announced that they’d be releasing Bastion for iPad worldwide on Thursday, some were cautiously optimistic. How well could a combat-heavy Xbox 360 game translate to a touchscreen? Pretty well, if it’s in ...

Spheres of Influence on the Econo-sphere

Spheres of Influence on the Econo-sphere

The roots of commerce start deep and moves through “spheres” toward the heavens – at each level impacting the econo-sphere and the lives of all. These “big” spheres matter all the more as the world becomes smaller, data gets bigger and communications intentions reach new levels in aspiration and “audience” ...

Amazon’s Kindle app for iOS gets adjustable margins, better fonts and ‘rapid highlights’

Amazon’s Kindle app for iOS gets adjustable margins, better fonts and ‘rapid highlights’

No matter which ecosystem you’ve bought into, be it iBooks, Kindle, Nook or otherwise, there’s no denying that Amazon’s Kindle apps are part of what make the system great. The latest update for its iOS app brings in some much-desired changes, including rapid highlighting and better navigation. Version 3.2 of Kindle ...

Listen to unlimited audiobooks on your smartphone

Listen to unlimited audiobooks on your smartphone

If you spend a lot of time in the car, you know what an awesome companion audiobooks can be. A pricey one, too. A single "book on tape" (OK, CD) might run you $20, $30, even as much as $50. That's why I'm a big fan of Audiobooks.com, which offers unlimited listening for a flat monthly rate. Just one problem: it's a hassle ...

Is Chrome for iOS deleting your saved passwords? Here’s what’s up

Is Chrome for iOS deleting your saved passwords? Here’s what’s up

Over the past week, at least since the latest Chrome for iOS update came out on August 22nd (v 21.0.1180.77), we’ve seen numerous complaints from iPhone and iPad users that their saved passwords have suddenly disappeared. Since then a duplicable pattern has been found and reported as a bug to Google. Here’s what you ...

RadioShack No Contract Wireless rate plans leak, $60 will get you everything

RadioShack No Contract Wireless rate plans leak, $60 will get you everything

We're just about a week out from the rumored launch of RadioShack's Cricket-based No Contract Wireless plans, and more details are beginning to trickle out about the prepaid service. Specifically, we've just received information concerning how much The Shack intends to charge on a monthly basis, and it's just about what ...

How To Save A Photo In Facebook 5.0 For iOS

How To Save A Photo In Facebook 5.0 For iOS

Facebook has released a new version of its iOS app, which the company claims that it runs twice as fast as before. This new app is built from the ground up, and it really works faster, plus to view photos you can just tap on the image to open it up. In the older version of the Facebook app, you can easily find the option to ...

Confirmed: New iPad Mini to Debut in October, After Latest Apple iPhone’s September Bow

Confirmed: New iPad Mini to Debut in October, After Latest Apple iPhone’s September Bow

Apple’s next generation iPhone and its so-called “iPad mini” will debut at two separate events this fall, rather than a single one as has been widely speculated, according to several sources. First comes the latest iteration of the tech giant’s hugely popular smartphone, which will be unveiled at an as yet ...

With A Little Help From Curiosity, Rovio Mobile Teases “Angry Birds Space: Red Planet”

With A Little Help From Curiosity, Rovio Mobile Teases “Angry Birds Space: Red Planet”

Those pigs aren’t dead pixels, friends. The Curiosity rover apparently found the next angry birds settlement on Mars — or so goes the viral campaign’s story. Rovio Mobile took to YouTube to tease its next mobile game for 2012. Angry Birds Space: Red Planet is set to hit app stores later this year and like the name ...