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Get $165 Of Top Paid Apps And Games FREE From Amazon's Android Appstore

If you read Gizmodo’s regular App Deals post, you’ll know that Amazon’s Appstore offers a daily paid app for free. The Australian Amazon Appstore itself is a free download for any Android phone or tablet and also runs awesome bundles every month or so. Right now: $165 worth of well-known paid Android games and apps are yours for free, including Swype Keyboard, Riptide GP2 racing, OfficeSuite Professional 7, Autodesk SketchBook Pro and more! Here’s what you need to know.


App Deals: Discounted iOS iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone Apps

Today’s best deals include Tunable on Android, Anchor Pointer on iOS, and Fuzzy Boom on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


App Deals: Discounted iOS iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone Apps

Today’s best deals include MotionGolf on Android, Lockdown on iOS and Listen English on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


Microsoft's Former Software Guru Wants To Reinvent Phone Calls

Ray Ozzie, former Chief Software Architect at Microsoft, has decided that voice communication — in other words, the venerable phone call — is broken, and he’s going to fix it. With an app.


App Deals: Discounted iOS iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone Apps

Today’s best deals include Osmos HD on Android, Loop on iPad and Jigsaw Puzzle on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


Government Panel Says Australia's Laws Can't Keep Up With Technology Like Uber

Aussies love tech, so much so that when new apps and services enter the marketplace, it can be hard for our reactive legal system to keep up. That’s what we’ve seen with the entry of companies like Uber into the country, as State Governments and taxi lobbies try to squash it before it takes root. A new review into competition policy says that our legal competition framework just can’t keep up the Ubers of the world, and change is needed if Australia wants to be a forward-thinking economy.


What Is The Most Expensive App You Own And Why?

Earlier this week, I stumbled upon a story that made me double-take. Apple had apparently approved a 4K video capture app for iOS 7, at the bargain price of $US1000.


App Deals: Discounted iOS iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone Apps

Today’s best deals include Instapaper on Android, Out There on Android and iOS, and Make A Cake on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


How To Design For Thumbs In The Era Of Huge Screens

After years of resistance, Apple’s iPhone 6 announcement last week officially signalled the Dawn of the Era of Huge Screens. And it’s going to crash into existence in a big way.


An App That Tells You How Obsessed You Are With Checking Your Phone

Deep down you know you have a problem with obsessively checking your phone for status updates, messages, emails and countless other distractions. But do you really know how often you check it? A simple free app called Checky will keep count for you, but first you’ll want to make sure you really want to know the harsh truth.


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