APP OF THE DAY: Cut the Rope – Time Travel (iPhone, iPad, Android)

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This week sees the return of the candy-loving Om Nom in the new Cut the Rope: Time Travel puzzle game for mobile devices. The sequel to 2010's Cut the Rope and 2011's Cut the Rope: Experiments, the latest in the…

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Amazon Coins to join MS Points in the ranks of made up currencies we don't want to have to use

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Amazon have announced that they are to introduce their own currency in May called Amazon Coins to be used exclusively with the company's range of Kindle Fire tablets. Supposedly aimed at making it easier to buy apps, in-app purchases, games…

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Apple iPad dominates tablet market with 68% market share

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Despite stiff competition from the Samsung Galaxy Tab range, Google's Nexus 7 and Amazon's Kindle Fire, Apple's iPad continues to dominate tablet sales, with a 68% market share. New second quarter data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) shows that…

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Amazon snap up 3D mapping software for next-gen Kindle Fire tablet

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Amazon have bought 3D mapping specialist start-up UpNext, suggesting that the next generation of their Kindle Fire tablet could have a native mapping and navigation app. UpNext specialise in fully 3D maps, letting users check topography and landmarks, checking out…

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