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

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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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The Digest: Twitter makes some tweaks… and 5 other things people are talking about today

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​Twitter takes another teeny tiny step toward becoming Facebook | Gizmodo "Twitter tweaked its website design today to move the status bar where you compose a tweet a couple short inches from the right-hand corner to the center of the page. And guess what, it looks just like Facebook now." …

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The Digest: Government crackdown on ‘notspots’… and 5 other things people are talking about today

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Government crackdown on mobile 'notspots' | BBC News "The government plans to oblige mobile operators to improve their coverage, possibly by sharing rivals' networks. Partial 'notspots', where there is coverage from some but not all of the mobile networks, affected a fifth of the UK, leaving people unable to make calls or send…

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The Digest: Microsoft unveils fitness band… and 5 other things people are talking about today

Stuart O'Connor Gadgets, Gaming, Google, Microsoft, Mobile phones, Motoring, Uncategorized, Video games, Wearables Leave a Comment

Microsoft unveils $199 wearable fitness device | The BBC "Microsoft has unveiled its first wearable device that can track a user's sleep and exercise as well as connect to a health service on smartphones. The Microsoft Band will retail for $199 (£125) on the company's online store. The device can operate for two…

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