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Amazon App Store headed to UK

Amazon Logo Good news for those of you who have been waiting for the Amazon App Store to open this side of the pond. It kicked off in the US back in March.. more
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Amazon App Store now live in UK?

Amazon Logo The Amazon App Store certainly isn’t news to anyone, having been open for quite some time now. Following a trademark wrangle with Apple (quel surprise) it launched in the States back.. more
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Mac OS X Lion hits 1m downloads on first day

apple Apple has been boasting about the popularity of the latest version of OS X Lion. Last week, Apple introduced the new MacBook Air with Sandy Bridge processors, Thunderbolt and a backlit.. more
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Apple hikes UK App Store prices

Apple has very quietly changed App Store prices outside the US – and while some countries are seeing a cut, UK prices have risen by up to a quarter. Apps which were previously £0.59 – and which cost $0.99 in the US – are now.. more
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Google’s Android Market gets a review makeover

Google has decided to update the rating system for the apps on Android Market. To keep the marketplace up to speed with modern practice, Google has introduced a new at-a-glance bar chart, so would-be buyers can look and quickly process information on what sort of.. more
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Apple Final Cut Pro X now out on Mac App Store

Apple has released Final Cut Pro X on the Mac App Store. The latest 64-bit incarnation of the video editing package “reinvents” the film editing process, according to Apple, utilising a so-called magnetic timeline that allows for fluid editing on a trackless canvas, with clips.. more
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Apple App Store greater money-spinner than Android Market

Analyst company Distimo has produced a new piece of research which throws some light on the workings of Apple’s App Store compared to rival Android Market (and others). The report notes that there are 96 apps which have been downloaded more than 5 million times.. more
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Apple launches lawsuit against Amazon over “app store” name

Apple has filed a complaint regarding trademark infringement of its “app store” term, which Amazon is using for a mobile software developer program, and it also plans to use for an Android app download service. According to a report on Bloomberg, Apple stated: “Amazon has.. more
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Opera browser on Mac App Store, but rated 17+

Last year, Opera Mini was let loose on the iPhone, after being approved by Apple. Despite doubts by many that Apple would never let a rival to Safari into its iOS playground. And now the Cupertino company has allowed the full-fat version of Opera to.. more
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Gartner forecasts mobile app revenue of $15bn this year

The sages at Gartner have been stroking their beards and looking into the mobile apps crystal ball. And they reckon that global mobile app store downloads will reach almost 18 billion in 2011, more than double last year’s total of 8.2 billion. Revenue is predicted.. more
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