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The folks behind Second Life - as well as several other titles like Creatorverse and Patterns - Linden Lab recently revealed that it has acquired the iPad title, Blocksworld. Those out there without iPads may be shrugging and reaching for the mouse, but don't just yet, as Linden Lab has some interesting plans for the title that include bringing it out to other systems.
On Tuesday, Mozilla announced that it is partnering with Geeksphone, a Spanish smartphone producer, for preview hardware for its planned mobile operating system, Firefox OS. Both basic and deluxe models are planned for initial release, the former of which will consist of only the minimum specs required for app testing and the latter of which will boast more competitive hardware specs, according to arstechnica.com. Developers who rely on smartphone-specific APIs, especially, should make getting their hands on these devices a priority.
Finding answers to the question what's on TV has never been both so difficult and so easy. With an ever-increasing amount of content making its way not only to televisions but to the Web as well, trying to narrow down just what exactly to watch has never proven so complex. Enter services like TweetTV, which has just unveiled its new super responsive designed series of mobile HTML5 apps that will not only provide better ideas of what's on, but also to help users connect to those who also enjoy these programs.
Jongla, a Finnish messaging app, is attempting to make headway into the mobile messaging market with the introduction of stickers. You read correctly-stickers. The app is free and available in any HTML5 capable browser, such as Android and iOS. Similarly to most messaging programs, it has notifications, location information, and photo sharing. Thankfully, the app also adds your address book rather than having users manually enter each contact.
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