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OnLive app now pre-installed on LG series Google TVs

LG and OnLive have announced a partnership that sees the cloud gaming service pre-installed on all LG Smart TVs in its G2 series. The app will let users stream games on LG’s Google TV models, along with allowing access to save files on any PC, Mac, or Android device. Titles …

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Google Store finally matches up to Apple App Store

One of Apple’s key smartphone marketing advantages has neutralised. Google has stated that there are around 700,000 apps now available for Android devices, meaning that it is now on parity with Apple’s all-conquering App Store according to VentureBeat. Apple announced in September that it had hit the 700,000 app milestone, …

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Apple boss Cook apologises for iOS 6 Map debacle

Steve Jobs had Antennagate. Now Tim Cook has iOS Mapgate. Apple’s boss has issued an open letter to customers apologising for the iOS 6 Maps saga. For those not in the know, the latest version of Apple’s mobile OS ditches Google popular Maps app in favour of Apple’s new alternative. …

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Google Play store celebrates 25bn downloads

Google has announced Android’s Google Play store has surpassed 25bn downloads. The company announced the news on the official android blog, adding that the store currently offers over 675,000 apps and games. In comparison, Apple’s iOS app store crossed the 25bn milestone back in March. Given how many recently released …

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The games market may be down, but digital engagement is higher than ever

The money spent on games may be dwindling, but the time spent researching them certainly is not. A new Google whitepaper entitled ‘Understanding the modern Gamer’ says that desktop searches for top tier” games in the ten months before and after release have increased 20 per cent year on year. …

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