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Atari’s Pridefest: LGBT social-sim game for Android and iOS

Atari’s Pridefest: LGBT social-sim game for Android and iOS

It’s no secret that more users than the young, white, straight, American male plays video games here in 2014. Whether or not that means that Atari’s latest mobile game Pridefest is a good fit for the next generation of gamers is another subject entirely. Today ATARI adds more detail to their social-sim game which has players "create and launch their very own personalized pride parade."

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Facebook Mentions app: for celebrities, not you

Facebook Mentions app: for celebrities, not you

There’s an app out this week made by Facebook for Facebook users on the iPhone - but it’s more elite than that. You have to be famous to get in on the app. To use this app, you have to be a Facebook "Verified Public Figure" - if you’ve got a blue checkmark next to your name on Facebook, you’re in.

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Samsung Z Russian launch delay spells trouble for Tizen

Samsung Z Russian launch delay spells trouble for Tizen

Just days before the Tizen-powered Samsung Z was supposed to launch in Russia, Samsung apparently got cold feet and cancelled. With nary an explanation nor a new target date for the launch of what would be the only commercial Tizen smartphone so far, former backers of the nascent mobile platform are starting to dwindle as their patience and tolerance start to get exhausted as well.

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These three iOS apps make life-logging fun and easy

These three iOS apps make life-logging fun and easy

Keeping track of your life by journaling sounds pretty fun, but also seems like a lot of work. Between snapping photos and committing thoughts to a document, you could end up spending as much time life-logging as you do — well, doing. To ease the burden, we’ve found three apps that might help you along the way.

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Super Pixelander lets you drop Flappy Bird for dubstep

Super Pixelander lets you drop Flappy Bird for dubstep

If you’re all about fighting aliens, collecting gems, blasting asteroids, and listening to 8-bit beats while you’re at it, we’ve got a game for you. Super Pixelander works with music from Blankfield to make certain you’re rolling deep in the beeps while you’re trying again and again to avoid getting hit by flying bits.

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