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PAC-MAN goes freemium for this week’s App Store promotion

As noted on our sister-site 9to5Toys, the paid version of PAC-MAN has gone free on the iTunes App Store for the first time. The price decrease is in honor of Apple’s weekly App of the Week promotion. Last week’s app was Scanner Pro by Readdle. In its Apple Store app, Apple is promoting a fitness …

Facebook Will Retire Sponsored Stories In April

Facebook’s updated platform roadmap for developers shows the company will retire sponsored stories April 9.<p>Facebook first announced the retiring of sponsored stories last June in an effort to streamline its ad products. Social context–which sponsored stories provided by highlighting friends’ …

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Gmail Now Lets You Email Your Google+ Connections

Google today announced new integration between Gmail and Google+ that sees your social connections show up in auto-complete when you’re composing an email. Google says the feature is rolling out “over the next couple of days” to everyone that uses Gmail and Google+.<p>Back in December 2011, Google …

Daily Fix Headlines for July 12, 2013

Today's top stories.<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>IGN is celebrating a milestone today as podcast Beyond, Playstation’s number one podcast, hit’s 300 episodes! We …

5 Stars: A Mosquito's Idea Of A Delicious Human

If mosquitoes used Yelp, they might look for their next meal by searching nearby for a heavy-breathing human with Type O blood, sporting a red shirt and more than a smattering of skin bacteria. Preferably either pregnant or holding a beer.<p>That's some of what we take away from a post today on the …

New Wild Strawberry Species Discovered

It's super-tiny, about the size of your thumbnail.<p>Can I get this job? Researchers have discovered a new species of wild mountain strawberry. It grows in the Cascade Mountains of Oregon, at elevations of 3,000 feet to about 5,000 feet.<p>The U.S. Department of Agriculture has already squirreled away a …

The Science Behind The Summer's Biggest Blockbusters

The answers to the most nagging, fascinating, and bizarre questions of the summer movie season.<p>How Strong Can Someone Become?<p><b>Inspired By Man Of Steel</b><p><b>THE PLOT:</b> In the latest remake of the 75-year-old comic franchise, Superman, an innocent farmer's son, discovers his powers and saves the planet from …