The maker of the wildly popular Angry Birds franchise, Rovio Entertainment, in an acquire-hire type of deal has just bought another Finnish gaming company by the name of Futuremark Games Studio. This acquisition was for an undisclosed amount, but according to many VentureBeat its a deal said to be one driven by the company’s desire for some new talent.
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Twitter released an update today that adds image and video previews to the main feed in its Android, iOS, and browser apps. Opening images no longer requires you to click or tap the links in tweets, you can simply enlarge it from the preview directly from your feed! For now, the previews will only work for Twitter hosted pictures and Vine videos, but it should expand to more formats soon. This is probably a move by Twitter to ease the serving of ads to your feed. But for now we … Read more
Just when I thought I’d seen everything, along comes the Tweeting Bra. You heard me right, a bra that tweets every time it is unclasped. Forget Google Glass and the Samsung Galaxy Gear, as far as wearable tech goes the Tweeting Bra is totally some next level shit. The Tweeting bra is the brainchild of Greek marketing group OgilvyOne Athens, who developed the bra to be part of a new campaign for Nestle Fitness. The marketing campaign is designed to promote breast cancer awareness by promoting the need for self-examinations. Greek … Read more
One of the most frustrating aspects of Facebook is finally being remedied. The social network is rolling out the ability to edit posts after the fact, saving us all from auto correct nightmares! We’ve all been there, laboriously composing a long-winded rant or poignant observation, only to get a barrage of LOLs at the word “ducking”. Now you can save yourself some of the pain, and the sophie’s choice of whether to let it stay, delete it or – worst of all – rewrite the whole thing. With the new … Read more
Android surprised us all earlier this month by officially announcing the name of the next version of Android, 4.4 KitKat. Goggle did not disclose when Android 4.4 would be released, but a new Facebook post from Nestle’s German KitKat Facebook page confirms that Android KitKat will be released sometime in October. While this partnership still has a lot of us scratching our heads, it will no doubt provide more excitement for the Android ecosystem, with the Android brand invading store shelves around the world. Since the Facebook comment comes from … Read more
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