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There has been an incredible pace of technological development over the past few years. This is true of many markets, but can be seen especially within the mobile market. This in turn has meant that some ideas weren’t fully exploited, because in the time taken to develop the products or parts of it, the market…

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Star Wars Augmented Reality

We’re all pretty big fans of Star Wars at Designbysoap; pretty much a prerequisite for a bunch of nerds like us. Imagine our excitement then to discover the video below, of an upcoming iPhone game called ‘Star Wars Arcade: Falcon Gunner’, which uses the iPhone camera to allow you to play the game with any…

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Google Ventures Invests In iPhone Game Company

The venture capital arm of the search engine giant was reported to have secured another deal recently, to the tune of $3-5m.  Ngmoco (standing for Next Gen MObile COmpany) is a another games developer, in the vein of Zynga (Google’s most recent games purchase). They are manufacturers of what is currently the second most popular…

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Jailbreaking For All

Since the iPhone was launched in early 2007, people have been dissatisfied with Apple’s software restrictions and have set about trying to ‘jailbreak’ them. This is basically a clever way of making your iPhone accept unsigned code by unlocking the OS and allowing root access. Whilst this was the privilege of the techy for several…

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Mobile Apps Caught Stealing Data

It seems that while many people have been enjoying the benefits of mobile wireless internet, blithely surfing and downloading apps, there are some apps (both on the iPhone and Android) that have been collecting personal data without your knowledge. The problem was highlighted by Lookout Inc, a mobile phone security firm, and presented at the…

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