‘Monster Hunter: Dynamic Hunting’ Released for iPhone, Now No 1 in Japan App Store

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Yesterday Japanese game developer Capcom announced the release of ‘Monster Hunter: Dynamic Hunting’ for iPhone and iPod Touch. The app is available for download not only in the Japan app store, but also […] Related posts: Download iPhone Apps and Assist Japan Earthquake Relief Japanese based entertainment solutions company, MotionPortrait has announced that the… Nokia’s OVI Store is China’s Favorite …

Marketing in the Morning

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Ericsson, the Sweden-based mobile company, recently conducted a survey that found 35 percent of U.S. Android and iPhone users "…interacted with such non-voice apps as Facebook on their smartphones before rising." In other words, many smartphone users check Facebook, Twitter and very likely email, before even getting out of bed in the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit …

Verizon iPhone 4 Gets Called Out By Consumer Reports

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Consumer Reports blasted the iPhone 4 when it first came out for AT&T, citing reception problems. You may recall Apple’s "antennagate" scandal, where it gave away free bumpers to make up for the issue. Now, Consumer Reports is making a similar case for Verizon’s incarnation of the iPhone 4. The nonprofit organization says, "Bottom Line: The Verizon iPhone 4 closely …

Foursquare Announcements Coming at SXSW

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This week, we posted an article about some comments Foursquare co-founder Dennis Crowley made about competing with Facebook. He responded to this, and we exchanged a few tweets. Bottom line: expect multiple announcements from the company at SXSW.  In a recent interview on CNBC, Crowley said, "They’re [Facebook] a huge platform and a big competitor, but we look at the …

Starbucks Gives Mobile Payments Industry a Jolt

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Starbucks, one of the most iconic corporations in the U.S., has rolled out a mobile payments program that will enable customers to make purchases with their smartphones. Never mind that the same near-field communications (NFC) technology has already been in use in other parts of the world for several years, this will have a significant impact on… [[ This is …

Indonesia threat over BlackBerry porn sparks anger on Twitter

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Indonesia’s Communications and Information Technology Minister Tifatul Sembiring has given BlackBerry maker Research in Motion (RIM) a 2 weeks deadline to block pornography content off the population, the AFP reported. Government officials have complained about the difficulties of monitoring communications through smartphones. So, the solution here seems to be getting smartphone makers to cut off […] Related posts: Make Voice …

Android "Newsstand" Said To Be In The Works

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Android users might soon be presented with a more convenient way of finding content from their favorite publications.  Rumor has it that Google’s trying to put together a "digital newsstand" through which people would be able to purchase magazine- or newspaper-specific apps. Russell Adams and Jessica E. Vascellaro reported, "The e-newsstand would include apps from media companies offering versions of …

Web Giants’ Resolutions for 2011

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A year is coming to a close again. How was 2010 for you, and what resolutions have you planned for a better 2011? The guys at JoyOfTech have wrapped up the year with some resolutions they think our web giants like Twitter, Google, Facebook, Yahoo, Microsoft will be making for the year 2011. Enjoy and happy holidays! Related […] Related …

If TEDTalks Ran Out of Smart People [COMIC]

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With so many talks and ideas spread, there is a small possibility that TED might run out of smart people. That could happen if the number of talks conducted outweighs the number of smart people produced and identified. It is hard to imagine but The Joy of Tech has illustrated a hilarious comic of what […] Related posts: 27 People …

Banks and Technology

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The process of rushing, queuing and waiting for bank tellers is slowly becoming history. Internet banking has brought us much convenience, especially when we need to perform an urgent transaction on the spot. According to ComScore, Canada is the world’s top country in terms of online banking penetration. 2 out of every 3 Internet users access […] Related posts: Citibank’s …