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Ahead of Apple’s rumored iRadio WWDC announcement, Google has announced a new subscription music service, Google Play Music All Access.

Built atop Google’s music store, Google Play Music All Access will allow users to stream all of the millions of tracks already available. Want to buy it permanently? It’s just a click way.

One thing that Google is making a big deal about is their discovery and recommendation engine. Google Play  [Read More…]

Pixelmator turned into Vectormator for creating vector graphics

We already know that Pixelmator is the best Photoshop alternative out there at a tiny fraction of the price, but version 2.2+ includes an incredible easter egg that turns Pixelmator into a full-fledged vector art app, a la Illustrator. Seriously, an entire vector graphics application is hidden within Pixelmator, and to access it all you need to do is hit the magic keystrokes: Command+Shift+V  [Read More…]

EA Announces Frostbite Go Game Engine For Android & iOS

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EA has confirmed that it is developing a mobile version of its Frostbite game engine called Frostbite Go for Android and iOS. The engine will empower “EA game developers with Frostbite’s proven excellent workflows and features to bring true Frostbite experiences to all major mobile platforms,” EA says on its website.

Frostbite is used to power some of EA’s best console titles, including Battlefield and Need for Speed, so the prospect of seeing it on mobile is  [Read More…]

iPhone-plane

Wireless interference from an iPhone has been blamed for disrupting the compasses on a regional airliner and sending pilots several miles off course. The incident happened on a 2011 flight as it climbed past 9,000 feet, but the issue was resolved when a flight attendant asked a passenger to turn their iPhone off.

“The timing of the cellphone being turned off coincided with the moment where our heading problem was solved,†the  [Read More…]

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The new Yahoo! Mail app for iOS has received another update just two weeks after its big revamp. This release adds support for Apple’s AirPrint service, allowing you to wirelessly print emails and attachments from your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

You’ll need a printer that’s compatible with AirPrint, of course, or a desktop application that turns any printer into an AirPrint-compatible one — such as HandyPrint for  [Read More…]

Android-army

Nearly three in every four smartphones sold during the first quarter of 2013 were running Android, according to the latest statistics from the analysts at Gartner. Google’s operating system grabbed a whopping 74% of the market share during the three-month period, while Apple’s iOS came in second with 18.2%.

Companies choosing to build Windows Phone, BlackBerry, and Symbian powered devices might want to look away now.

Having said that, BlackBerry will  [Read More…]

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What would a budget or mid-range iPhone mini look like with a radical new vision of iOS 7 installed on it, fronted by that skeuomorph-hating design perfectionist, Jony Ive?

Martin Hajek — one of the most talented Apple concept designers around — wanted to know, so he created a new budget iPhone concept that features bighter colors, a smaller screen, and a plastic backshell inspired by the iPad mini, then “installed” Dámaso Benítez’ “really nice  [Read More…]

Twitterrific-bird

Twitterrific, one of my favorite Twitter clients on iOS, got a new update this week that adds Readability integration for bookmarking tweets you want to catch up with later, as well as support for image hosting service Droplr. The update also comes with a ton of bug fixes and improvements.

In addition to Readability and Droplr integration, you’ll now find that the read/unread state of tweets updates as you scroll through your  [Read More…]

By now, you’ve probably see Commander Chris Hadfield’s tear-jerking farewell to the International Space Station: a cover of David Bowie’s classic space song, Space Oddity, filmed and performed by Hadfield himself in zero-g. In case you haven’t, we’ve embedded it above: it’s hard not to be proud of humanity after watching it.

But do you know how Hadfield actually recorded it? With his iPad, of course.

Specifically, Chris Hadfield recorded his version of Space Oddity using his iPad and  [Read More…]

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Facebook for iOS has received another new update today, which adds a new “photo viewer button” which allows you to save and share images, and make them your profile picture. It also makes improvements to places editing, and more.

After installing the new Facebook update, you’ll notice that a new button appears at the bottom of the photo viewer that allows you to save and share your favorite  [Read More…]