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'Bomb Gaza' among controversial games found on Google Play store

The Google Play store is under criticism for recently hosting multiple games centered around the Israel-Gaza war. Apps such as Bomb Gaza and Gaza Assault: Code Red recently appeared on the Android marketplace before eventually being removed today. A cached version of Gaza Assault's store listing...

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Report: 80 percent of App Store apps aren't visible

Mobile analytics company adjust uses the term "zombie apps" to describe those that aren't visible on the App Store – to be visible, an app must "rank on any of the 39,171 App Store top lists on two out of three days over the month." That's a fairly low bar, but still, last month just...

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The Room Two among free apps on Amazon App Store through tomorrow

Amazon is offering 31 paid apps for free in its Android marketplace today and tomorrow. Of the premium apps available for free through Saturday on the Amazon App Store, 14 are games. The discounted games include Fireproof's puzzler The Room Two as well as Sega's Android version of Sonic the...

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PSA: Netflix, Hulu among apps now free to use on Xbox Live

Last month, Microsoft announced it will no longer keep entertainment apps like Netflix, Hulu Plus and HBO Go behind its Xbox Live premium paywall. The change to its Xbox Live service structure is now in effect, allowing non-paying users to use the aforementioned apps in addition to ones like...

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HBO Go, Twitter among 35 apps coming to Xbox One by year's end [Update]

Xbox One and Xbox 360 will receive 45 apps by the end of the holiday season, Microsoft announced today. Among the apps are Twitter, Facebook, Vine, HBO Go, ShowTime Anytime, Comedy Central and Major League Gaming, some of which already have a presence on Xbox 360. Xbox One's Twitter app will...

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Joystiq Deals: PasswordBox, BackBlaze, Lords of Shadow 2

We want you to keep your PC data safe and secure. That's why Joystiq Deals is currently offering a one-year subscription to BackBlaze's cloud storage and online backup service for just $24.99 -- a savings of 50 percent compared to its regular price. Passwords are another key part of PC security,...

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New Xbox One, Xbox 360 entertainment apps debut this week

Microsoft has rolled out a slate of new entertainment apps on Xbox Live, giving Xbox 360 and Xbox One owners access to a broader variety of sports, competitive gaming, and film offerings. Starting this week, Xbox Live Gold members can keep up with live-broadcast tournaments and other competitive...

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Crunchyroll app now on Vita, Hulu Plus and Redbox Instant next week

Sony Computer Entertainment America is chucking new apps at the Vita to satiate ice hockey, anime and movie junkies. First off, anime streamer Crunchyroll and hockey hub NHL GameCenter Live are available now on the handheld, as is the Qello Concerts app. That trio of apps is being followed...

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Pokemon Bank now available on North American 3DS eShop

A day after its European debut, Nintendo has released the beleaguered Pokemon Bank application to the North American eShop. Simply fire up your 3DS, visit the online store, download the free program and it's yours. As its name suggests, the Pokemon Bank is an electronic storage service for the...

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All of the Xbox One launch-window apps, broken down by territory

Microsoft has laid out the media apps available on the Xbox One in each of its 13 launch markets, with the US claiming 19 entertainment options, the most of any territory. Between November 22 and spring 2014, the US will get Amazon Instant Video, CWTV, Crackle, ESPN, FOX NOW, FXNOW, HBO GO, Hulu...

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