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Rovio has taken some time away from Angry Birds and Bad Piggies to focus on its next project, the official game for the upcoming DreamWorks movie The Croods. Believe it or not, it’s not a physics-based puzzle game, and Rovio has released the game’s first trailer to prove it.

The Croods appears to be more of a building a management simulator, kind of like FarmVille and games of that ilk — only it’s set in the Stone Age, like the movie.

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Apple and Samsung are both looking to bring wireless charging to their smartphones this year, following in the footsteps of rivals like Nokia, LG, and HTC. The feature will come to flagship devices, such as the upcoming Galaxy S IV, according to industry sources who have been speaking to DigiTimes.

For those who don’t usually follow DigiTimes, it’s worth pointing out that the Taiwanese publication has a notoriously bad track record when  [Read More...]

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This Cult of Mac Deals offer will rock your world…quite literally.

That’s because we’re offering the BodyBuradz Bumps (with mic) – a tiny device that pumps out incredibly crisp sound, fantastic treble, and deep bass. The price is pretty rockin’ as well – only $ 19 — and that includes shipping — for a limited time!

(Note: This offer is valid for continental USA customers only.)

The BodyGuardz Bumps  [Read More...]


A new Apple patent application purchased by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office details a new system that may one day allow you to sell or lend on your “used” digital goods, such as iTunes purchases and software you’ve downloaded from the App Store.

Apple details a system that could see used goods sold through their original marketplaces, like those mentioned above, or directly between users.

The patent explains describes how your  [Read More...]

Mail Delivery Errors Begin Plaguing iCloud Users


When I woke up this morning, I had a handful of emails waiting for me in my iCloud inbox, and alongside those was a series of delivery error notifications. There was one for every new email I had, and among all the mumbo-jumbo, they all said the same thing: “recipient is not a valid address.”

It’s the error you usually receive when you try to send an email to an address that  [Read More...]


On my Mac and Windows PCs, where I have access to a speedy connection, I have mounted my Box and Dropbox account to act as a local virtual storage. This allows me to seamlessly transfer files between them and my local storage drives with a simple copy & paste, and it makes my cloud storage services much more useful.

On Android, I need to ‘share’ files to the official Dropbox or Box app  [Read More...]

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  [Read More...]


Personally, I’ve never had a problem with Apple Maps in its current iOS 6 incarnation, but many people have. Now that Google Maps is out for iOS, though, there’s an easy way to get around using Apple Maps, using the transit option.

Here’s how.

Since Apple Maps doesn’t have a public transit option, the app sends you to a special App Store page that lets you use any routing or transit  [Read More...]

It’s called the Wave. Can you guess why?

White Wave Dock by Modern Tech Category: Docks Works With: All Lightning iDevices Price: $ 22

For the longest time, there were no Lightning docks available for iPhones or iPads, and it looks like Apple will never make one. I have some thoughts on why that might be, but we’ll get to that in a bit. For now, we’re going to take a quick look  [Read More...]

This could be all kinds of useful.

This could be all kinds of useful.

The interface designer behind the Auxo app-switcher concept (@Sentry_NC) has come up with another fantastic idea, this time aiming his attention at the Lock Screen of iOS. In this new concept, iPhone and iPad users would be able to swipe over from the right hand side of their device screen, revealing a host of settings that typically require launching  [Read More...]