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Microsoft is bringing Android and iOS apps to Windows phones

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Android and iOS apps on Windows phones? Yup. Photo: Microsoft

More than four years after its debut, Windows Phone still has a native app problem. Microsoft has now accepted that’s not going to change anytime soon, so in an effort to attract new users to its platform, it’s going to allow them to run Android and iOS apps… sort of.

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Amazon Prime for apps is coming

Amazon is planning Prime for apps. Photo: Techcrunch

Amazon is planning Prime for apps. Photo: Techcrunch

Amazon is preparing a new app service for Android. It’s called Unlocked, and think of it as free Amazon Prime for apps. But there’s a catch. Apps that are given freely can also be taken away again.

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Google is kicking butt with apps as well as market share

Google Play becomes king of the mobile app platforms. Screenshot: Cult of Android

Google Play becomes king of the mobile app platforms. Screenshot: Cult of Android

Who says iOS has all the apps? According to new data, Google isn’t just kicking butt when it comes to market share, but also mobile apps as well. The search giant’s Play Store now offers a great selection of titles than the App Store, but Apple fans will argue that quality is more important than quantity.

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Get The Competitive Advantage With The Xcode Fundamentals iOS7 Course [Deals]

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If you want to make iOS apps you pretty much have to use Xcode, Apple’s app-making program. But when you download it and take a look it seems really complicated to use. There are tons of books on how to program and use Xcode but none of them are that user-friendly. That’s where this course – offered at a discount from Cult of Mac Deals – is different.

This course shows you how to use Xcode while learning another in demand valuable skill: user experience. User experience is one of the toughest jobs to fill in 2012 according to Forbes. With this course you get to learn mobile user experience and Xcode at the same time! And you can get access to this course for 84% off the regular price – just $79!

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Official BBC Sport App Now Supports iPad & Android-Powered Tablets

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The BBC has updated its official BBC Sport app, introducing support for the iPad and Android-powered tablets. The new release also makes usability and stability improvements, and allows those on Android to listen to live radio — including Premier League commentaries.

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Amazon, Apple Settle ‘App Store’ Lawsuit Out Of Court Before It Even Begins

No, really. You're done. Honest.

No, really. You’re done. Honest.

Well, that’s exciting! Apple and Amazon have apparently settled their differences over who can use the “App Store” name, making it possible for one or both companies to use it in their business.

US District Judge, Phyllis Hamilton, ordered today that the case be dismissed, as requested by both Cupertino-based Apple and Seattle-based Amazon. The trial, originally scheduled for August 19, will no longer occur.

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New Real Racing 3 Update Will Bring Dubai Autodrome, New Cars & Events

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Real Racing 3 fans have yet more content to look forward to in a new update that promises a new track, new cars, and new events. EA announced the release, which will introduce twilight racing at the Dubai Autodrome, on the company’s official Facebook page.

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Real Racing 3 Update To Bring New Cars, New Events, iCloud Game Syncing

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Real Racing 3 is set to get its first update since hitting the App Store back in February, and it’s going to be a big one. In addition to adding two new cars, users will see more than 100 new events, a new game mode, and iCloud save syncing. EA has published a teaser trailer ahead of the update’s release, which shows off the new cars.Real Racing 3 Update To Bring New Cars, New Events, iCloud Game Syncing

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Ending Soon: The Coding For Beginners Course [Deals]

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Derek Sivers recently wrote a piece about how he believes everyone should learn basic programming, but where do you start? What school should you go to? What book is the best? What website will offer the best resources? Cult of Mac Deals is here to help – no matter whether it’s a course for you or for a child out there that you know would eat up a coding course.

The Coding for Beginners Course you’ll receive over 216 lectures and 7 hours of content. Normally this video course would cost you $597, but now you can get it for only $69 – a savings of 88%!

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Ending Soon: Get Your Ideas Into The App Store [Deals]

Ending Soon: Get Your Ideas Into The App Store [Deals]

Have an idea for a mobile app? Getting it developed and into the App Store is not as hard as you think – and this Cult of Mac Deals offer will help you take all of the steps you’ll need to go from idea to app.

This guide will teach you how to identify key features, how to find development and marketing talent, how to make sure your developers meet timelines and budgets, and all of the other essential requirements for getting your app published on the Apple App Store. And for a limited time it’ll do that for just $29.

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