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Meet Animin, the new digital friend with an AR twist

Stuart O'Connor Android, Android apps, Apps, Augmented reality, Gaming, iPad, iPad apps, iPhone, iPhone apps Leave a Comment

Remember the Tamagotchi, the Japanese handheld digital pet that was all the rage in the 1990s? Since then, digital or virtual pets have come in all shapes and sizes, from web- or software-based to handdheld units similar to the Tamagotchis. Well, now say hi to the Animin, a new digital pet for phones and tablets…

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10 Great Christmas Apps for iPhone

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Here are 10 iPhone apps that are sure to get you into the Christmas spirit... A Charlie Brown Christmas (£3.99) Charles Schultz's classic Christmas tale has a timeless quality, doesn't it?  Peter Robbins, the original voice of Charlie Brown, narrates the rebirth of the 1965 animated classic as an interactive…

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12 Apps to help you Survive the Christmas Season

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Christmas can be a stressful time for all of us, and it seems to arrive earlier every year. If it's not gifts to buy, it's family get-togethers to arrange, parties to attend, decorations to get up and a massive dinner to prepare. To help you get super-organised this year, here are 12 apps…

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The Digest: South Park skewers freemium games… and 5 other things people are talking about today

Stuart O'Connor Computer Security, Computers, Gadgets, Gaming, iPhone, iPhone apps, Microsoft, Mobile phones, Samsung, Smartphones, Social Media, Uncategorized Leave a Comment

South Park skewers 'freemium' games | Engadget "If your business model is conning kids into spending their parents' hard-earned app-store cash on in-app purchased 'rewards', it's fair to say you deserve to be ripped. South Park did the honors with its Freemium Isn't Free episode involving a Terrence and Philip-branded Candy Crush-style game…

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