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Nokia N9 plays nice with Firefox OS, video inside

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Here goes another case of Nokia’s already iconic N9 MeeGo smartphone getting some developer love. Barely a day after it got treated to a bag of jelly beans, a video of the Nokia N9 running Firefox OS has surfaced.

The feat has been accomplished by a Russian developer via the Boot 2 Gecko method. Read more »

Latest BlackBerry 10 SDK now available for developers

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The second in a line series of SDK releases for BB10 has been released, allowing developers to now upload apps to the BlackBerry 10 App World.

After a Dev App has been uploaded to App World, it is available for download to other developers, who can try it out on the BlackBerry developer alpha unit released by RIM a few months back. Read more »

Gameloft’s The Dark Knight Rises hits Android and iOS, takes 1.7GB and costs $6.99

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The third Christopher Nolan Batman movie, the Dark Knight Rises, is starting to hit cinemas, and Gameloft has just launched the official Dark Knight Rises mobile game to accompany the premiere.

The game looks stunning which justifies the pretty high $6.99 (£4.99) price tag it carries. Gameloft also says it’s optimized for the Google Nexus 7, so it’s a perfect title to spend your $25 Play Store credit that comes with it. Read more »

Jelly Bean SDK officially released

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It seems that Google are wasting no time in getting the development kit for the latest version of Android into the hands of developers.

Less than a month after Android 4.1 was announced at Google I/O, the new SDK allows developers to optimize their applications with a wide variety of new features. Read more »

Is this Canon’s first mirrorless camera, image leaks the EOS M

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Mirrorless interchangeable-lens cameras are on the rise as of late but one key player was yet to make an appearance in that market. But that might be about to change as an image leak shows an unannounced Canon mirrorless digital camera, that goes by the name EOS M.

By the looks of it the EOS M features a new EF-M lens mount and comes with a wide and bright 22mm f/2 STM (Stepper Motor) pancake lens. Read more »

CM10 comes to the Atrix, DEFY, DEFY+ and One X

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It’s been a busy week for CyanogenMod – to accompany the almost daily ports popping up for various devices, some users over at the xda-developers blog have achieved an unofficial CyanogenMod 10 port to the Motorola Atrix, DEFY, DEFY+ and the Tegra 3-only HTC Endeavor (One X).

While CM 10 does bring Jelly Bean to the aforementioned devices, it’s important to keep in mind that the software is still in its early stages of development and you will experience bugs, and there’s always the risk of bricking your device. Read more »

Microsoft ends the fiscal year with a bang, reports $18.06 billion in revenue for Q2

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Microsoft has published its revenue reports for the Q2 and full-year 2012 (its fiscal year begins July 1) and it turns out this was one of the best fiscal years for the software giant.

With revenue of $73.72 billion and $18.06 billion for the full 2012 fiscal year and Q2 respectively, Microsoft is looking forward to Windows Phone 8 and its desktop brethren with a unmatched levels of optimism. Read more »

Upcoming ‘Dead Trigger’ update brings new weapons, enemies and environments

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It’s not even been a month since launch and Madfinger Games are already planning to release a major update to their newest game Dead Trigger.

The upcoming 1.1.0 update brings a ton of new content to this game. Read more »

Apple expands iTunes in the Cloud for movies availability to 38 countries

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You may be aware of the iTunes in the Cloud service by Apple. Using this service, you can download music, movies, TV shows, apps or books on one device and have them automatically download on all your other devices if you so wish.

So far the the ability to automatically download movies on other devices was only restricted to the US but Apple has now expanded the list of eligible countries to 38. Read more »

CyanogenMod 9 reaches RC2, adds international S III support

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CyanogenMod 9 has entered the Release Candidate 2 stage, adding official support for the international Samsung Galaxy S III, Galaxy S II Skyrocket and Galaxy Note on AT&T, among others.

According to the CM team the final release of CM 9 is just around the corner making this RC2 release most likely the last pre-final one. Read more »

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean ported on the Nokia N9

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The latest version of Android – 4.1 Jelly Bean – has been ported, surprisingly enough, on the Nokia N9.

The proof has been posted on Twitter by its developer. Read more »

Tasker gets updated to version 1.3, now comes with “App Factory” for making your own apps

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Tasker, one of the finalists at this year’s Android Developers Challenge 2 (ADC2), has dropped its beta tag and its 1.3 version is now officially available in the Play Store.

The nifty app now lets you integrate JavaScript into your automations, and hosts a plethora of bugfixes and optimizations. Read more »

Fieldrunners 2 now available on iPhone, iPad version coming soon

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One of the best tower defense games I’ve played, Fieldrunners, is getting a sequel. The first game was very popular on iOS and Android and it was also released on PSP, Nintendo DS, Chrome and more.

Fieldrunners 2 has just arrived at the Apple’s App Store and is available for purchase on all compatible iPhones (3GS or later) and iPod Touch (3rd gen or later). Read more »

SwiftKey 3 gets Jelly Bean support with an update

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SwiftKey 3 is one of the popular third party keyboards available on Android and it has just received an update that adds Jelly Bean support, making it available on the updated Galaxy Nexus and the Nexus 7 tablet.

Only the phone app lists Jelly Bean support in the What’s New section, but the tablet version does say it offers bug fixes “including UI and Jelly Bean issues”. Read more »

UK Judge orders Apple to run ads saying Samsung ‘did not copy iPad’

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The Apple vs. Samsung war going on in courts all over the world saw a rather interesting turn of events yesterday.

UK judge Birss ordered Apple to put out advertisements in various newspapers and magazines stating that Samsung “did not copy iPad”. Additionally, Apple has to post a notice on its website for at least six months stating the above. Read more »