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  • Steam Music enters invite-only beta

    Steam sales and downloads have been tremendous, numbering in the hundreds of millions. There’s apps now, Steam OS, Big Picture mode for our luscious LCD TVs, even Steam Machines. Recently, Steam added another reason for you to download it, namely Steam Music, a beta invite-only service which will let you listen to your music library while you play. Valve, developers of Steam, say that when you’ve finished “pointing Steam to your local library”, it’ll add album and artist views to your music collection. Here’s how you sign up: head on over to the Steam Music group and click “Join Group”....

  • ‘Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas’ hijacks iOS, will land on Android, Windows Phone soon

    Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, arguably the highlight of the series before GTA V, is now available for iOS. Not to be dramatic, but today’s a landmark day for mobile games. Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is US$7 for 40-hours and more spent in the virtually messed-up world of San Andreas, which is now the current setting for this year’s GTA.  Here’s everything new and shiny for the iOS version of Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas.  Remastered, high-resolution graphics built specifically for mobile including lighting enhancements, an enriched color palette and improved character models. Enhanced for the iPhone 5 series and iPad 4th...

  • Sync iTunes with your Android device the easy way

    Syncing iTunes with your iDevice is simple and straightforward enough, but what happens when you want to do the same with your Android phone? While some people believe incompatibilities abound, it’s important to note that where there’s a USB cord, there’s a way. The trick lies in knowing how, or reading articles like these that show the correct way to do it. Onwards! Harnessing the Power of Google Play Music If you enjoy accessing your iTunes playlist wherever you are with whatever device you are using, including an Android, then Google Play Music is a must. Google Play Music is effectively the...

  • Action Launcher 1.5.7 review: ‘Shutters’ and more

    Action Launcher 1.5.7 (US$3.99) is here, and Developer Chris Lacy released a brand new feature called, Shutters. What this does is eliminate the need for a ton of homescreens, so you can get where you want to be faster and with fewer actions. In my previous review of Action Launcher, I told you about Lacy’s take on folders, Covers. This time I’m focussing on the coolest feature to hit an Android launcher for as long as I can remember, well, since Covers really. Shutters have totally changed the way I use my phone, again. At this rate of apps changing...

  • Dashclock Widget for Android review: change is good

    If you’ve spoken to me (or more likely I’d have spoken to you about Android 4.2) I’d have undoubtedly mentioned how ridiculous I found the lockscreen widgets to be. Little did I know that a couple of months down the line an Android developer, Roman Nurik, would release an app which would instantly changed the way I use my device. It’s called Dashclock Widget. Widget the world warrior Firstly, what is a widget? This is for the benefit of other OS users who may be unfamiliar with the mini apps which actually run on your homescreens. It’s like the calendar shortcut...

  • 5 apps for the bigwig, the CEO, owner of the biggest office

    Being an employer is a job separate from what you already do every day at work. Once you are in charge of managing the various strengths and skills of your workforce, your views on productivity and the bottom line change forever. Here are five apps to help you choose, manage, motivate and retain the human capital that makes your organization tick. Office Time — US$7.99 When it comes to monitoring how the productivity of your small team contributes to the firm’s bottom line, there really is no better app than Office Time. The universal iOS app is an amazingly intuitive time,...

  • Google Maps for iOS review: finally back on track

    When Google’s new map app for iPhone was released, I could not have been more pleased. You see I’d just recovered from a recent cursing and murdering spell brought on by Apple’s terrible joke for a mapping app on my iPhone. Approximately two minutes after downloading Google Maps, I was sold. Let me tell you why. Two weeks ago while on the way to a wedding, I was directed by Apple’s attempt at mapping my country to a parking lot in a small town, instead of a pleasant guest house B&B in a farming community 15km outside of this little...

  • Download iOS 6 now and upgrade the shit out of your iPhone

    This is almost too exciting. The final version of iOS 6 has been leaked and any iPhone from the 3 to the 4S can enjoy Apple’s best iOS yet. Here’s how it’s done: First, download iOS 6 Obvious first step alert. There’s a specific IPSW (iPhone Software) for each device so choose wisely. The download links are below. iPhone 4S iPhone 4 (GSM) iPhone 4 (CDMA) iPhone 3GS iPad (3rd Generation) with Wi-Fi iPad 2 with Wi-Fi Only iPad 2 with Wi-Fi (Rev. A) iPad 2 with Wi-Fi and 3G (GSM)iPad 2 with Wi-Fi and 3G (CDMA) iPod touch (4th Generation) Next, you should most likely backup your device on...

  • FIFA 13 demo scores two million downloads in under a week

    Well what did you expect? The latest demo from one of the world’s most popular sports franchises, FIFA 13, has been downloaded almost two-million times in the past three days. That’s  1.99 million downloads, in 73 countries for the the PC, Xbox and PS3. Let’s not even mention the pre-orders, which hit 875 000 this past week. EA notes that this is a 29% increase in downloads over FIFA 12. FIFA 13 is scheduled for...

  • Windows 8 is RTM ready, shipping to OEM’s and launching October 26

    And that’s pretty much the story. Microsoft’s announced that Windows 8 has moved into “released to manufacturing” or RTM status. What this means for the little people is that testing is finished and Windows 8 is now a complete, wholesome project. The finished code has also been shipped, or will begin to ship, to Microsoft’s OEM partners. Tablet and PC makers external from Microsoft can now begin to load the finished code onto its devices. Highly exciting times. You, the Windows 8 user can get your sweaty mitts on a finished product come 26 October. There are a few options for...

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