Author: Elle Cooke

App Roundup: What’s New on All the Major Platforms

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We’re back to share the latest in awesome apps for the three biggest smartphone platforms. Lately we’ve been seeing developers succeeding on BlackBerry by looking to success on other platforms. Ninja Fruit Bash, the Fruit Ninja clone by Pepper.pk, hit the Number 1 Downloaded App recently in App World, and Angry Farm by Smarter-Apps has seen tremendous success. Check out the latest apps on other platforms and see what might be the next big winner.
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New Apps on iOS, Android and BlackBerry: FlareGun, Cordy, Viber and SyncSuite

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We’re here with another weekly roundup of some of the newest and hottest titles from BlackBerry, Android, and iOS. There’s always a ton of new content for each platform ranging from garbage cash sinks to really amazing games and useful apps. Here are some of the new apps that look cool this week:
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Vintage Theme from Cocky Culture Turns Your Homescreen Icons Into A Poster

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Vintage Theme by Cocky Culture is definitely a unique style of theme. With Vintage, your BlackBerry homescreen is transformed into something that looks like a poster for a cool art show. Each of your icons is seamlessly woven together in cool fonts. Currently, this theme doesn’t have full coverage but it does cover 91xx, 93xx, 95xx, 9650, 9670, 9700, 9780 and 9800.

Check out the Vintage theme on Bplay at this link.

Educational App for Kids - Super Baby GO! Now Available on Bplay

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As a parent, I’ve fallen victim to many a public tantrum-fest with nary an infant-friendly distraction to be found. Fellow parents, I know you feel me on this one. We’ve all been that mom or dad at least once. However, there is one thing that children, infants especially, have always seemed to have an insatiable curiosity for: our smartphones. Although, at the risk of them dialing someone on the other side of the planet and subsequently racking up a phone bill of $364,654,723, parents often opt out of letting their cute little slobbery poop machines play with their phones…until now.
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App Round Up: What’s New On iOS, BlackBery and Android

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A great way for developers to keep things fresh is to keep one eye on what developers are doing on other platforms. It can help with inspiration for new ideas and how to improve on existing products. Let’s check out what’s been happening on BlackBerry, iOS, and Android this week:
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EA Acquires PopCap Games for $750M

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The mainstream, multi-platform game developer giant known as Electronic Arts has acquired PopCap Games, a major contender in the online world of casual and social gaming. In one fell swoop, EA came that much close to their goal of being worth $1bn. Earlier this week, PopCap and EA settled on an acquisition price of $750 million. While some analysts are questioning the high price of the acquisition,urchase, CEO of EA, John Riccitiello insists that the price was fair and just. “Acquiring PopCap extends the leadership we have established since the investment in our flagship casual site, Pogo. It adds to our momentum on the mobile and social platforms and accelerates us toward our goal of achieving $1 billion in digital business in FY12,” he said.
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