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New Call Of Duty Mobile Game In Production By Candy Crush Creator

The Call of Duty franchise is getting a new mobile adaptation from one of the world’s most iconic mobile games studios. King, first famous for creating Candy Crush and now run by Call of Duty owner Activision Blizzard, is currently working on the new mobile game. “Our challenge as a team is to create a Call of Duty experience on mobile that will strive to transform the best console experience fans know and love, while breaking new ground for mobile and redefining the genre,” reads its recruiting website. There are ...

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Vodafone merging India business with local rival to create mobile giant

India’s richest man on India’s digital age It’s official: Vodafone is combining forces with one of its top rivals in India to create the country’s biggest cell phone carrier. The British telecom giant said Monday it’s merging its Indian operations with those of local competitor Idea Cellular after months of talks. Vodafone will own a stake of about 45% in the new business, sharing control with Idea’s owner, the Aditya Birla Group. The deal will give both companies a leg up in India’s cut-throat telecom market. The entry of new ...

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Snapchat IPO; Trump Tuesday; Mobile World Congress

An afternoon with Snap Spectacles 1. Snapchat IPO: Snap Inc., the parent company of Snapchat, is expected the reveal its initial public offering price after the market closes on Wednesday. While it’s one of the most highly anticipated companies to hit the stock market in a while, analysts attending Snap’s IPO road show have expressed concern about its earnings and revenue growth potential. Snap’s 200 million shares are expected to be priced between $ 14 and $ 16 a share. That would give it a market value of nearly $ ...

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Injustice 2 Confirmed For Mobile By Ed Boon

NetherRealm Studios creative director Ed Boon took to Twitter today to confirm the existence of a mobile adaptation of Injustice 2. The previous game in the series, Injustice: Gods Among Us came with a companion app for iOS and Android, which allowed players to compete using a touch-based fighting system, an abstracted version of the system found in the main game. TouchArcade reports that the Injustice 2 mobile game has already seen a soft-launch in the Philippines, and includes a heavily upgraded version of the swipe and tap-based combat of ...

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RollerCoaster Tycoon Creator On New Mobile Game And Franchise's Legacy

Just in time for the holidays last year, Atari put out RollerCoaster Tycoon Classic, a mobile game that combined RollerCoaster Tycoon and its sequel. While Atari hasn’t shared any download figures, the response has been positive, series creator Chris Sawyer told GameSpot in a new interview. We recently had the opportunity to speak with the veteran designer about the impetus for releasing the game, what went into it from a technical perspective, and whether or not it will get any further updates or expansions in the future. He also told ...

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Adobe bets on Chromebooks for education with slew of mobile apps

Until now there has been a clear division between Adobe’s mouse-and-keyboard driven desktop applications and its touch-centric mobile versions. But, timed to coincide with Google’s push to blend Android with Chromebooks, Adobe has announced support for six of its most popular mobile applications on Play Store-compatible Chromebooks. This is part of the company’s education initiative, so it’s fitting that it’s being rolled out at Europe’s Bett education technology conference. Android apps moving to Chromebooks The six applications Adobe has released for Chromebooks are Photoshop Mix, Lightroom Mobile, Illustrator Draw, Photoshop ...

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The iPhone was announced 10 years ago, reinventing smartphones, mobile computing

Ten years ago, Steve Jobs announced what has become Apple’s most profitable and defining product: the iPhone. Today, the iPhone is one of the most popular and easily recognized devices, but back then it was a radical departure from anything else on the market. At the time, there was no guarantee it would succeed. The first iPhone was cutting-edge in some ways — it was the first smartphone to feature a capacitive touchscreen as a primary method of input, and its screen, while small by today’s metrics, was significantly larger ...

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ET deals: Free mobile phone service with global SIM kit and selfie stick from FreedomPop

Are you on the lookout for an affordable mobile plan? Well, how does free sound? Today, FreedomPop is offering up free texts, voice minutes, data, and a wired selfie stick when you spend just $ 0.99 on a global three-in-one SIM card kit. • Free mobile phone service with global SIM kit and selfie stick from FreedomPop For a single dollar, you’re getting the SIM card itself, a selfie stick, a one-month trial to the unlimited text/talk and 1GB data plan, a one-month trial to the Premium Plus service, and ...

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New ‘App Class’ SD cards will offer guaranteed performance for mobile applications

The SD Association has announced a new performance standard for SD cards aimed at improving customer experiences and delivering more consistent performance metrics. The new performance information has become necessary because of Android’s new “Adoptable Storage” capability, which was introduced just over a year ago with the debut of Marshmallow. Prior to Marshmallow, Android overwhelmingly preferred to use internal storage for all of its applications and data. Certain apps could be deployed on SD cards, but saving data directly to an SD card was often a multi-step process, and many ...

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