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Windows 8 App Store Unveiled
The software shop will be a balance between the lawless Android Market and the strict Apple App Store. Apps range in price from $1.49 to, and this is not a typo, $999.99.
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Flipboard Comes to iPhone
The previously iPad-exclusive magazine app is available for free and features the same news browsing format as it’s big brother.
Evernote’s Two New Apps
Hello uses photos and details from your meeting to help you remember people’s names; Food uses the same data to track your eating habits and keep notes on memorable meals. Both are available in the App Store for free.
GTA III Coming to iOS, Android
The 10th anniversary edition will be available on December 15 for a discounted $5. It’ll run on both iPads, iPhone 4, and a bevy of Android phones and tablets.
Apple Store Grand Central
Apple’s biggest store to date will open in Midtown this Friday at 9:00 AM. It’ll be tucked away behind the balcony overlooking the main floor, and it’ll have 315 employees.
$30,000 iPhone Dock
The iNuke from BEHRINGER is an 8x4-foot 700-pound speaker that puts out 10,000 watts of sound. The beast is a publicity act to drum up attention for CES.
POV iPhone Video
The 4S’s high-performance video recording can now be mounted on your helmet or surfboard with the Optrix HD Sport. The case waterproofs the phone, but still lets you control the screen. It has just gone on sale for $80 compared to the $240 GoPro HD.
The Kahuna Snow Stick has a paddle grip and spiked bottom to propel snowboarders over the flats, or drag it to anchor through turns.