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Top 10 Stories of the Week





It is Sunday today, so you’re probably waiting for our top stories of the week. That is why I won’t make a large introduction and will simply tell you about interesting events of the past seven days.


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Apple Fixes Issue Influencing Location-Based Apps



Apple has fixed an issue that turned off the geolocation functions of the force-closed apps in iOS 7.1, developers report. Latest betas prove that closing an application in the so to say “wrong way” doesn’t influence its location capabilities. And that is another improvement of the next-gen iOS 7.1 that is expected to be officially released in March.


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Written by NickTarasenko

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014. 20:35

Dong Nguyen Told Why He Removed Flappy Bird from the App Store



You’ve probably heard about Flappy Bird - one of the most popular games on the App Store that was on Sunday for some unknown reason removed by its author - Dong Nguyen. As he tweeted earlier, this happened not because of legal issues or stuff like that. But why then?


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Written by NickTarasenko

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014. 20:29

Flappy Bird is not available on App Store



The currently most popular App Store game Flappy Bird was removed by its developer Dong Nguyen.  The latter informed the users about his decision 22 hours before he removed the app.

No information concerning the reasons, but that "It is not anything related to legal issues. I [Dong Nguen] just cannot keep it anymore."

The users are expecting the top-charter game to be returned to App Store, while you can still enjoy other Nguyen games, 'Super Ball Juggling' and 'Shuriken Block'.




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Written by Lizzen

Monday, February 10th, 2014. 23:55

Setting up Sound Blaster Evo Zx



We have already written about supercharged headset Sound Blaster Evo Zx. One of the most visible difference between Evo Zx and other headphones is extraordinary sound quality thanks to many hi-tech technologies. In particular Evo Zx has an internal sound processor SB-Axx1. Today we will take a close look at this processor's power and possible setting.

For iOS operating system Creative made a special app called Sound Blaster Central. When you first connect Evo Zx to an iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad, the intelligent headset analyzes if Sound Blaster application is installed. If no special app is found you'll get a message advising you to install the software from the Apple App Store.


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80% of Apple Devices are Currently Using iOS 7



According to the recently updated App Store support page for developers, iOS 7 is now running on at least 80% of smartphones and tablets, which have access to the App Store. What that means is that the seventh version of the Apple’s mobile operating system shows the highest level of adoption, even though at first many users refused to upgrade to it saying the new design was ugly and inconvenient.


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Written by NickTarasenko

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014. 21:07

Apple to Start Working on Its Own Payment Service?



According to recent rumors, the company from Cupertino is currently planning to develop its own mobile payment service. Taking into account the fact that most of the iTunes Store accounts already have credit cards attached to them, a new payment method can become a convenient way to conduct financial transactions between customers and Apple.


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Written by NickTarasenko

Sunday, January 26th, 2014. 0:26

Apple Acquires SnappyLabs - Rumor



The company from Cupertino has reportedly purchased SnappyLabs, the firm, which created SnappyCam photo app. Although the acquisition hasn’t been confirmed officially, SnappyLabs’ website is currently unavailable and SnappyCam app seems to be removed from the App Store.


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Written by NickTarasenko

Sunday, January 5th, 2014. 19:39

Creative Sound Blaster Evo Zx: new high-end modern headset



Competition between headset's manufactures increasing. Many companies try to extend product lines and integrate new functionalities in their gadgets. Today we will try to find out how modern high-tech headset must look like and sound like. Our lab received Creative Sound Blaster Evo Zx couple weeks ago.

The box has the headset, small travel pouch, Micro USB-to-USB cable for charging, 4-pole analog cable and a quick start guide. Manufacturer site positions this device as gaming headset. While SB Evo Zx indeed is great for gamers, we strongly recommend music fans to take a look at this nice headset.


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Evad3rs released Evasi0n iOS 7 version 1.0.1



The evad3rs team released evasi0n7 1.0.1 with the removal of TaiG App Store from the installer. No word on any other changes in the 1.0.1 version of evasi0n7. You can download the new version here.

Pod2g announced the news on twitter:

We have heard the community. Evasi0n 1.0.1 is available on http://evasi0n.com. TaiG has been removed from the package. Merry Christmas!


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Written by admin

Wednesday, December 25th, 2013. 14:27

Holiday Prices on Popular Apps - Don't Miss!



Many apps on the App Store have become discounted or even free due to the holidays. End of December seems to be the best time to purchase new software for both iPhone and iPad since one can save a lot of money. Literally. Check out the list of all the worth purchasing apps, created by MacRumors, to make sure I'm not joking. It is available below.


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Written by NickTarasenko

Monday, December 23rd, 2013. 1:40

Apple's 64-bit A7 Made Chipmakers Panic



Apple put the entire chipmaking industry in panic mode this September, when the company released a 64-bit mobile processor, claims an unnamed Qualcomm insider. According to what he actually said (via AppleInsider), support for 64-bit processing "hit us [chipmakers] in the gut".


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Written by NickTarasenko

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013. 2:03

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Apple Tweaks iOS App Store Search Algorithms, but Why?



On December 11th or December 12th, Apple updated iOS App Store search algorithms. Such a change made all the apps fall at least 40 spots down in App Store rankings. This is eight times more than usually.


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Written by NickTarasenko

Monday, December 16th, 2013. 2:53

Number of Apps on U.S. App Store Reaches 1 Million



The number of apps on the U.S. App Store for both iPhone and iPad has reached 1 million. As of Saturday, there were 1,006,557 apps available for download, MacRumors reports. This figure doesn’t include “foreign” apps i.e. those available within one country or a couple of countries, but not in the United States.


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Written by NickTarasenko

Sunday, December 8th, 2013. 20:06

Apple Updated App Store Search Algorithms



If you have difficulties in typing on iPhone (just like me), then the piece of news I’m going to share with you will surely be useful. According to what has been posted on AppleInsider, Apple has recently updated App Store’s search algorithms for better recognition of misspelled words. So if you’re searching for "hotwls" instead of "hotels" - now you’ll find what you need.


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Written by NickTarasenko

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013. 21:25