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Yahoo Reaches For Relevancy With New Axis Search Platform, iOS App Included

Yahoo Reaches For Relevancy With New Axis Search Platform, iOS App Included

Yahoo announced tonight the launch of its new search platform, Axis. The idea here is that users can search the web using their iPad, iPhone or computer and then pick up that search when they move from one device to the next. It’s a cool idea, and one that we hope other search companies pick up soon.

Yahoo is touting Axis as a one-step search solution, allowing users to visually search the web from any other web page without having to leave that page to search. The visual layout on the app looks a lot like the Pulse News app, with previews of web search destination sites listed in swipe-able rows on a black background.

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Smartphone Gamers Prefer To Flirt With Random People Than Play Against Their Friends

Smartphone Gamers Prefer To Flirt With Random People Than Play Against Their Friends

Why do you play games on your mobile phone?

Titles like Angry Birds, Tiny Wings, and Jetpack Joyride have proven that popular smartphone games are big business for developers. But why are we so addicted to gaming on our mobile devices? Well, according to a new survey from MocoSpace, a third of us do it just to kill time and cure boredom, while 10% of us do it to meet new people.

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Last Chance To Grab This Mobile App Testing Video Course [Deals]

Last Chance To Grab This Mobile App Testing Video Course [Deals]
There’s nothing worse then prepping your app for launch and then finding out you missed one crucial step to ensure it looked solid across all platforms. Keep in mind that just because you’ve “built” a mobile app, that doesn’t mean it is going to be ready for market. Without testing, your app’s not going to cut it. Not in the least.

Cult of Mac Deals has got a great deal on a video course put together by Robert V. Binder that will teach you ways to test out your software to make sure it’s ready for your audience. This video course is applicable for Android, Blackberry, iPhone, iPad, Windows Mobile, Palm OS and mobile apps using HTML5.  And it’s available from Cult of Mac Deals for only $49 — a savings of $80 off the regular price!

But this deal is coming to a close…

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Learn How To Test Your Mobile App Before You Launch [Deals]

Learn How To Test Your Mobile App Before You Launch [Deals]
There’s nothing worse then prepping your app for launch and then finding out you missed one crucial step to ensure it looked solid across all platforms. Keep in mind that just because you’ve “built” a mobile app, that doesn’t mean it is going to be ready for market. Without testing, your app’s not going to cut it. Not in the least.

This is why we’ve got a video course put together by Robert V. Binder that will teach you ways to test out your software to make sure it’s ready for your audience. The great part? This video course is applicable for Android, Blackberry, iPhone, iPad, Windows Mobile, Palm OS and mobile apps using HTML5. So you’re covered on all fronts. And no background in programming or software testing is required.

The even greater part? It’s available from Cult of Mac Deals for only $49 — a savings of $80 off the regular price!

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CloudOn, Nivio Get Cloud-Based Office Onto Your iPad While Staying On Microsoft’s Good Side

CloudOn, Nivio Get Cloud-Based Office Onto Your iPad While Staying On Microsoft’s Good Side

CloudOn brings cloud-based version of Office 2010 to the iPad without licensing or legal concerns

Last week Microsoft accused cloud gaming company OnLive and users of its OnLive Desktop of pirating Windows 7. OnLive made headlines when it launched OnLive Desktop earlier this year and again when it updated the product to support additional features and subscription plans. The app, which is available for the iPad and for Android, provides users with a cloud hosted Windows 7 desktop complete with the core Office apps (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) as well as Adobe Reader and a copy of Internet Explorer that iPad users can use to play Flash content.

After not voicing an opinion about OnLive Desktop for several weeks, Microsoft publicly announced that the OnLive was violating its license agreements and effectively breaking the law in the process. The issue appears to be specific to the licensing restrictions when offering Windows 7 in a virtual desktop scenario.

Although OnLive Desktop is probably the most well known cloud-based Windows and Office mobile solution, it isn’t the only one. And its competitors are quick to point the legality of their services and their compliance with Microsoft’s licensing policies.

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Tether Releases HTML5 Web App To Allow Tethering From iPhone, No Jailbreak Required

Tether Releases HTML5 Web App To Allow Tethering From iPhone, No Jailbreak Required

An App Store app called iTether got a lot of attention a few months ago for allowing free 3G tethering from any iPhone. Despite the fact that carriers don’t officially support such activity apart from their exorbitant data plans, Apple originally approved iTether. The app shot to the top of the charts before it was pulled less than a day later. If you didn’t get your hands on it then, you were out of luck.

The creators of iTether are announcing something big today. Tether is launching a new HTML5 web app for the iPhone that lets you tether your 3G-enabled iPhone or iPad to any wireless-enabled device. No monthly fee. No jailbreak required.

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IOS Completely Embarrasses Android In HTML5 Speed Tests

IOS Completely Embarrasses Android In HTML5 Speed Tests

Given the numbers, LG might be better sticking to physical displays of 3-D like this one at the Mobile World Congress last week. Photos Charlie Sorrel (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0)

IOS runs HTML5 games a crazy three times faster than Android, according to a study by Spaceport.io. The tests were run on various hardware and software combinations, both for Android and iOS, and the results are pretty startling. And there’s an even more amusing data point: The Blackberry Playbook beat every Android device.

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Check Out How The Clear ToDo App Was Recreated In Pure HTML5

Check Out How The Clear ToDo App Was Recreated In Pure HTML5

Here at Cult of Mac, we’re big fans of Clear, the elegant, zen-minimalist to-do app for the iPhone released by Impending and Realmac Software. That said, for all its attractiveness, it doesn’t actually push the bar very far technically… which, as it turns out, makes it a fairly trivial feat to recreate in HTML5!

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Designer/Developer Bundle Giveaway – Win $450 Worth Of Cult Of Mac Video Tutorials!

Designer/Developer Bundle Giveaway – Win $450 Worth Of Cult Of Mac Video Tutorials!

Update: We have selected a Winner and would like to CONGRATULATE Wayne Rodrigues (@waynerod10)! Way to go Mate!! Please email us at (sorry, you need Javascript to see this e-mail address)to get your goods.

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New Year’s Resolutions come and go, and I’m betting a few of you have promised yourself this year is the year you’re going to learn to build that website or start figuring out how to freshen up that web 1.0 site design you already have. Well, we want to make sure you make good on that 2012 resolution by giving away 3 of our most popular video tutorials valued at over $450!

One lucky winner will receive one of each of the following online video courses:

1. Adobe Illustrator CS5 Course – Create eye-catching Graphics and Images
2. Ruby Programming Tutorial – Build your own future by mastering Ruby on Rails
3. HTML5 Crash Course – Learn to Create Dynamic Websites

Here’s how to enter the giveaway:

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Supercharge Your Mac With The Mac SuperBundle [Deals.CultofMac]

Supercharge Your Mac With The Mac SuperBundle [Deals.CultofMac]

Ready to Supercharge your Mac? We’ve got you covered! Packed full of goodies our Mac SuperBundle is hear to take your Mac to the next level.  Run Windows in OS X with Parallels 7, Take Pixel-Perfect Screenshots with Little Snapper, Monitor your Mac at a Glance with iStat Menus 3, Create Powerful HTML5 Designs Easily with Flux 3, Plus Six Other Amazing Apps for Pennies on the Dollar! We’ve stuffed this package full of awesome-sauce and the savings are oozing out. You’ll get $471 dollars worth of software for only $49! That would be an amazing deal for Parallels 7 alone, but you’ll get so much more.

Want to know about everything you’ll get in the Mac SuperBundle? Head over to Deals.CultofMac for the full scoop and to make your purchase.