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Best App Ever 2012 winners announced, Walking Dead takes top prize

Our friend Jeff Scott over at 148Apps has been running the annual Best App Ever awards for five years now, featuring some of the greatest apps on the App Store voted on by popular demand to determine the "Best App Ever." Last year's winners have just been announced, and Telltale's The Walking...

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iOS games make 3.5 times more than Android counterparts

Popular App Store tracker App Annie has released its latest report, and the news is good for iOS developers. Not only is iOS revenue up in general (by about 20% year over year), but it's still about three and a half times higher than Android revenue. Both Apple's App Store and Google Play saw...

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Gameloft announces 27% boost in earnings in 2012, 56% of sales from back catalog

Developer Gameloft has announced its earnings for the last quarter, and they're up. The company even beat out its own guidance, ending 2012 with a 27 percent boost in earnings on the year in total, up to $275 million. I would have thought much of that was from the major Christmas sales that we...

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TUAW Year in Review: December 2012

Welcome to TUAW's Year in Review. Month by month, we're running down the top stories of 2012, all day long on New Year's Day. Some new iMacs "Assembled in USA"? Lost in yesterday's iFixit writeup of the 21.5-inch iMac was this small line in the description: "Interestingly,...

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TUAW Year in Review: November 2012

Welcome to TUAW's Year in Review. Month by month, we're running down the top stories of 2012, all day long on New Year's Day. Apple shows "father of iOS 6 Maps" the door A tweet from Bloomberg News a few minutes ago says Apple has fired its "Maps manager" in the aftermath of...

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TUAW Year in Review: October 2012

Welcome to TUAW's Year in Review. Month by month, we're running down the top stories of 2012, all day long on New Year's Day. Apple announces the long-rumored iPad mini (updated) Just two weeks after Apple sold its 100 millionth iPad, the company has announced the iPad mini....

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TUAW Year in Review: September 2012

Welcome to TUAW's Year in Review. Month by month, we're running down the top stories of 2012, all day long on New Year's Day. Apple announces the iPhone 5 Apple has announced the iPhone 5. If you've been following the rumors over the past month or so, the device's appearance...

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TUAW Year in Review: August 2012

Welcome to TUAW's Year in Review. Month by month, we're running down the top stories of 2012, all day long on New Year's Day. Jury finds Samsung guilty of infringing on Apple's patents, awards Apple $1.05 billion in damages (updated) A California jury has found Samsung guilty of...

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TUAW Year in Review: July 2012

Welcome to TUAW's Year in Review. Month by month, we're running down the top stories of 2012, all day long on New Year's Day. How the iPhone surprise was almost given away by Steve Jobs Apple's curtain of secrecy surrounding new products is almost legendary, but a former Apple...

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TUAW Year in Review: June 2012

Welcome to TUAW's Year in Review. Month by month, we're running down the top stories of 2012, all day long on New Year's Day. Apple announces next-gen MacBook Pro with Retina display Apple has just announced a brand new MacBook Pro model at the WWDC Keynote in San Francisco. The...

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TUAW Year in Review: May 2012

Welcome to TUAW's Year in Review. Month by month, we're running down the top stories of 2012, all day long on New Year's Day. "Nanny Computing" and the future of OS X Note to readers: I failed to add a "do not pub yet" note onto this post the night before last. It was...

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TUAW Year in Review: April 2012

Welcome to TUAW's Year in Review. Month by month, we're running down the top stories of 2012, all day long on New Year's Day. Five apps to help you file your taxes (updated) With only a few weeks before taxes are due -- the federal deadline is on April 17, and many states have...

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TUAW Year in Review: March 2012

Welcome to TUAW's Year in Review. Month by month, we're running down the top stories of 2012, all day long on New Year's Day. Apple announces third generation iPad starting at $499 (updated) After months of anticipation, Apple has announced the third generation of the iPad. Prices...

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TUAW Year in Review: February 2012

Welcome to TUAW's Year in Review. Month by month, we're running down the top stories of 2012, all day long on New Year's Day. iPhone bug opens up stranger's life to the world Gizmodo has raised awareness a serious problem regarding an iMessage bug that, under the wrong...

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TUAW Year In Review: January 2012

Welcome to TUAW's Year in Review. Month by month, we're running down the top stories of 2012, all day long on New Year's Day. Apps to kickstart your New Year's resolutions With the first day of the new year falling on a Sunday, it's a great day to organize whatever resolutions...

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