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These five well-known iPhone apps are some of the worst battery hogs

Have you ever wondered about the top battery hogs on the App Store? We all know the mobile Facebook app is notorious for its background fetching, which in combination with location tracking consumes a lot of power, but did you know Twitter just as easily rips through your iPhone’s battery life while you’re using it? ZDNet has […]

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Miitomo Reaches 1 Million Users in Japan

Miitomo, the Nintendo iOS and Android social app, just hit one million users.

The statistic was announced over the official Miitomo Twitter account. It’s also just the latest milestone for what’s proving to be a very popular bit of software for Nintendo.

Miitomo launched exclusively in Japan last Friday at number two on the iOS App Store. Shortly afterwards it climbed past Puzzle and Dragons Radar to claim the top spot. Now, just three days after release in a single territory, Nintendo has another reason to celebrate.

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Apple TV 4 jailbreak delayed for a few days

Following the Pangu Team’s announcement last week that the release of an Apple TV jailbreak was imminent, the group of hackers has now declared on Twitter Saturday morning that they will need a few more days of testing…. Read the rest of this post here “Apple TV 4 jailbreak delayed for a few days” is […]

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Uncharted 4 is Finally Finished

Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End is finally complete.

The news comes by way of Uncharted 4 and The Last of Us co-director and writer Neil Druckmann on Twitter. The developer also shared an image of his own, early copy of the game. At the same time, Naughty Dog on Twitter posted a picture of the game installing to a PlayStation 4.

An image of Uncharted 4 installing on a PS4, via Naughty Dog's Twitter. An image of Uncharted 4 installing on a PS4, via Naughty Dog’s Twitter.

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Instagram is changing its feed order to show you posts you’ll care about first

Instagram announced on Tuesday that it plans to change the way that it orders posts in user feeds. Instead of showing photos and videos in the order that they were uploaded, the social network is going to implement an algorithm to surface the most relevant content. Obviously, Facebook has been doing this for years with News Feeds, and Twitter […]

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Beats 1 to debut new show by artist ‘deadmau5’

Apple yesterday announced via the official Beats 1 Twitter handle that the service will debut a new show by Joel Thomas Zimmerman, the popular music producer and performer also known under his stage name ‘deadmau5’. The upcoming show is named “Mau5trap Presents” and is scheduled to debut on Apple Music’s Beats 1 radio station this coming Friday, March […]

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New Periscope update makes it easier to watch a broadcast with someone you know

Periscope, a Twitter-owned live video-broadcasting app, was updated today in the App Store with changes that make it easier to watch a broadcast with someone you know. If a person that you follow who also follows you back joins your broadcast, you will now see their name in chat. “We’ll also prioritize their name in the viewers […]

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Apple acknowledges App Store algorithm problems

Responding to a number of complaints on social media that disgruntled third-party developers posted over the weekend, Phil Schiller, Apple’s Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing, has acknowledged that Apple is aware of the problem and has confirmed that the company is working on a solution. “Shouldn’t happen,” reads Schiller’s response on Twitter to complaints […]

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