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McDonald’s NFC Racetracks for Kids

NFC, near field communication, has been utilized for quite some time now. Thanks to this technology Android & Windows Phone owners have been able to do some pretty nifty things such as send pictures to others wirelessly; read tags that automatically trigger actions such as turning on WiFi; and even making payments with your phone. The trouble with NFC is that main stream consumers haven’t quite caught yet. Thankfully McDonald’s aims to change that.

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Is Your Smartphone Watching You?

It’s well known that smartphones use location based data in order to communicate important information to the user such as the weather and to keep track of miles ran. However, this data cannot be collected without consent from the user so that one’s privacy does not become violated. Here’s how to view that data, as well as how to disable it.

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Big-Budget Gaming Apps Start Hitting iOS, Starting with XCOM

The announcement that the triple-A strategy game XCOM is making its way to iOS platforms is huge news. Not only does this mean that the critically acclaimed turn-based strategy title is going to appear on all recent iOS devices and expand everyone’s gaming time considerably, but it’s the first time a major console and PC release has been ported over to iOS.

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99 Cent Gameloft Games Make for a Truly Happy New Year

  Happy New Year everyone! I hope you all had a fun and safe new year.  Who knows what surprises this year has in store. What I can tell you is that you can get some incredibly feature packed and fully 3D rendered games by Gameloft RIGHT NOW. Games such as Assassins Creed 2 and…

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Which Android Keyboard Is Your Favorite?

The openness of Android allows it’s owners to personalize a phone and make it feel more like “their” phone. That’s the thing I love the most about the Android operating system. Two or more people can have the exact same phones, but their  screens can look totally different. One way to make your phone differ…

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Quadrant Standard Score

Today I was asked about what type of quadrant scores I am getting with my phone. I’m not one to rely on the scores as a method of telling how fast a phone is because I’ve seen phones with high scores that still show lag, so I don’t put too much weight on them. I’m…

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Nexus S 4G…Good Battery Life After All?

For the past month I’ve been the proud owner of a Nexus S 4G from Sprint (a.k.a. Sexus S because you gotta admit…the phone is pretty dang sexy) and have experienced average battery life during day to day usual. I’ve read some people comment that they’ve been getting upwards of 16+ hours on their device,…

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Free Amazon App of the Day: Baseball Superstars 2011

Baseball Superstars 2011 is a full featured baseball game which includes 6 different modes to satisfy everyone’s need using unique RPG elements. – Normally Priced at $0.99 in Android Market; $4.99 on Amazon –   Time Left to Order [LCT-|-embed]   Features New visual angle at bat, leaping and diving catches along with laser throws…

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Free Amazon App of the Day: Guns ‘n ‘Glory

Guns ‘n ‘Glory allows you to take up a smart, strategic position and lie in wait at the canyon to ambush settlers, stagecoaches and the gold train. – Normally Priced at $0.99 –   Time Left to Order [LCT-|-embed]   Features Tower defense strategy game with mobile units Guns, flaming arrows, dynamite and cannons 10…

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Free Android App of the Day: Meteor Brick Breaker

Meteor Brick Breaker by Mobile Stream is a Space arkanoid (breakout) with shooter elements, a new twist to brick breaker.   Features Beautiful space breakout with shoot’em up elements. Break the blocks saving your rocket from enemy missiles. 120 levels, over 60 types of blocks, hostile robots, various balls, weapons and power-ups.   Screenshots [nggallery…

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