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Apple names Threes its Game of the Year

Sirvo’s puzzle title Threes has been named as Apple’s iOS game of the year, with 1337 & Senri’s Leo’s Fortune the runner up. A number of games are named in the platform holder’s Best Games list, including Monument Valley, 80 Days, Wayward Souls, Retry, Godus and Alone. Minecrat: Pocket Edition …

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4-inch iPhone 6 to be released next year, report claims

Apple will next release add a third, smaller variant of its iPhone 6 to its product roster, a report has claimed. PC Pro reports that supply chain sources” have told Taiwanese media that the model is likely to be called the iPhone 6S or 6 Mini, and accompanies rumours that …

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Zuckerberg hits back at Cook, insists the customer is ‘the product that’s being bought and sold’

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has bitten back at what some saw as a closeted attack on the company by Apple boss Tim Cook. In September Cook said: A few years ago, users of Internet services began to realize that when an online service is free, you’re not the customer. You’re …

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iOS banishes ‘Free’ icon from F2P game descriptions

Free-to-play games are no longer listed as being ‘Free’ on the Apple App Store. Instead, apps such as Candy Crush Saga, Angry Birds Stella and Clash of Clans now have a ‘Get’ button, below which is the line ‘In-App Purchases’. Beyond confirming to Re/Code that the change has been made …

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Johhny Rotten has spent £10k on iPad apps in two years

It turns out that Sex Pistols star John ‘Rotten’ Lydon is quite the gamer. Despite telling The Telegraph that he and his wife are normally really careful” with money there is one hobby on which Lydon is happy to splash the cash – gaming. I wasted – you’re the first …

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Netflix rolls out 1080p streaming on iPhone 6 Plus

An iPhone 6 Plus specific version of the Netflix app is now available on the App Store. The chief feature is full 1080p video streaming, although the app will also mirror some others such as Apple’s own email app in making use of the smartphone’s extended screen real estate to …

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Russian Steve Jobs memorial dismantled due to Tim Cook’s sexuality statement

A group of Russian companies have removed a memorial to Steve Jobs following Tim Cook’s affirmation that he is gay. The Guardian reports that the West European Financial Union [ZEFS] dismantled the six-foot high iPhone-shaped monument, citing the need to abide by Vladimir Putin’s controversial ‘gay propaganda’ laws. In Russia, …

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Apple boss Tim Cook: ‘I’m proud to be gay’

Tim Cook has decided to openly discuss his sexuality after realising that doing so may help those who are still struggling to come to terms with theirs. Throughout my professional life, I’ve tried to maintain a basic level of privacy [but] I’ve come to realize that my desire for personal …

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