Archive for August 7th, 2011

Get quick cash for your electronics with eBay Instant Sale (Appolicious)

August 7, 2011
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Keeping up with the latest tech trends probably has left you with a stockpile of outdated electronics. With iPhone 5 on the horizon, eBay’s latest app Instant Sale, for iPhone and iPod Touch, has perfect timing for users looking to get a bit of cash for their old iPhone 4s, among other electronics.
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Emberwind HD leads iPad Games of the Week (Appolicious)

August 7, 2011
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Emberwind HD leads iPad Games of the Week 
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Grendale has a gremlin problem. Take on the role of Kindle Elderwood and ride your ancient snow owl to victory over the evil hordes in this adventure platformer. Can you snag all the bonuses? Add in a completely revised tower defense game with a “commander” unit that gives this app its special sauce, an...
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European Central Bank to buy government bonds (AP)

August 7, 2011
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FRANKFURT, Germany – The European Central Bank says it will “actively implement” a bond-purchase program that could boost Spanish and Italian bonds and drive down interest yields that threaten those countries’ budgets.
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Economy, not debt rating, will send markets lower (AP)

August 7, 2011
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NEW YORK – U.S. investors will have their first chance Monday to react to Standard & Poor’s decision to strip the U.S. government of its top credit rating. But the bigger issues facing Wall Street and stock markets worldwide remain debt-ridden countries in Europe and concerns that the global economy is weakening.
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A day in the life of a mobile addict (Appolicious)

August 7, 2011
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A day in the life of a mobile addict 
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My name is Dan Kricke, and I’m addicted to checking my iPhone. It certainly feels that way sometimes. But I’m not alone. According to a story on CNN.com, such addiction has even been chronicled in a journal with test subjects and everything. It’s the real deal.
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Acer boss calls tablet computers ‘a fad’ (Digital Trends)

August 7, 2011
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Acer boss calls tablet computers ‘a fad’ 
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Stan Shih, founder of Taiwanese computer company Acer, claimed on Friday that tablets and Ultrabooks are little more than a short-term fad. Try telling that to the millions of consumers that have just bought one, not to mention the hordes of people currently considering an iPad over a laptop.
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Bumpy Road developer on creating iOS games with a soul (Appolicious)

August 7, 2011
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Bumpy Road developer on creating iOS games with a soul 
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The best games for the iPhone and iOS devices involve more than just killer graphics, great mechanics and an awesome soundtrack. While Bumpy Road by Simogo possesses all these things, the $2.99 game has a very human story that should help it attract universal appeal.
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Investors struggle to see past panic (Reuters)

August 7, 2011
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street hit the panic button this week and survived. But the shocks have left investors stranded.
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Best Wii Fitness Games

August 7, 2011
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Wii fitness games are great to get your kids up off the couch and moving. Lets face it, kids love video games, they have been around for years and show no indication that they are going away anytime soon. Combining video games with fitness activities is a way to satisfy kids and make parents...
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Teaching adults to swim

August 7, 2011
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Children take to water as easily as fish do. In some cases, children learn to swim before they can even walk, especially if they have parents who are swimmers. Children who have parents that are not swimmers are usually more slow to appreciate the beauty of swimming, but with time and a bit of...
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