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Mojang launches Minecraft Reality for iOS

Mojang launches Minecraft Reality for iOS

If you've ever caught yourself wishing that real life was like Minecraft, then boy does Mojang have the app for you. Developed primarily by studio 13th Lab, Minecraft Reality is a new augmented reality iOS app that allows you to drop your most cherished Minecraft creations into the real world. Do you particularly like that towering Pikachu pixel art you made with Minecraft blocks? Why not place it into the real world and see what it would look like if a giant Pikachu invaded New York City?

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Nintendo launches iOS Pokedex app in Japan

Nintendo launches iOS Pokedex app in Japan

Pokéfans take note, because Nintendo has released a new Pokédex app and, of all platforms, it's on the iOS App Store. This is officially the company's first paid app to go live on the iOS App Store, which is a pretty big deal considering how much Nintendo likes to rail against the idea of smartphone gaming. Sadly, it's only available on the Japanese App Store at the moment, and there isn't any word on whether or not it will make its way overseas.

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Apple adds 8 new currencies to App Store, adjusts prices

Apple adds 8 new currencies to App Store, adjusts prices

Earlier this week, Apple notified developers that iTunes Connect would undergo scheduled maintenance on October 25 from 12pm to 7pm. Following this, an announcement went out stating that support for 8 new currencies had been added, as well as a handful of other features. Contained in the message was this tidbit: "Also, note that we have adjusted the retail price for the Mexican Peso, the Euro, and the Danish Kroner."

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Microsoft Windows Store opens today in 231 markets

Microsoft Windows Store opens today in 231 markets

Today Microsoft is hosting their official Windows 8 launch party. We'll be learning all about the new and improved Windows 8 experience. That isn't all though. Another main feature of the Windows 8 experience is the new Windows Store -- the download center of Windows 8-based PCs, notebooks tablets and more. While we didn't get anything too new or specific today, here's what Microsoft's Steve Sinofsky had to say:

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Apple iPad mini event full round-up [UPDATE]

Apple iPad mini event full round-up [UPDATE]

Today Apple had an event that blasted forth with a collection of smaller, thinner, and much more powerful devices including the iPad mini. This event started with the massive sales of the iPod family as well as the iPhone 5, the new fastest selling phone in history. They moved on with iOS 6 adoption with a 200 million iOS devices mark for the ecosystem - that's quick! UPDATE: Check our hands-on with the 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display, iMac 2012 refresh, and iPad mini now!

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Apple announces new version of iBooks Author

Apple announces new version of iBooks Author

Apple has announced a brand new version of iBooks Author, and there's a few very important things to note. Starting today, iBooks Author comes with a bunch of new Apple templates, making textbook creation even easier. Publishers can also use their own fonts right there in their digital books, which should do something to give their books some personality that make them stand out.

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