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Livescribe Rolls Out New Echo Smartpen 8GB Pro Edition Model

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All-in-one Device Digitizes Notes and Syncs Audio

OAKLAND, Calif. – July 28, 2015 – Livescribe Inc. (www.livescribe.com), the leading manufacturer of smartpens, today announced that it is now rolling out a new Echo Smartpen 8GB Pro Edition in time for the Back-to-School sales period. The Echo smartpen is an all-in-one device that digitizes notes written on paper and records audio synchronized to handwriting using the built-in microphone. Then, Echo transfers all your notes and audio to a computer via USB for storage, organization and sharing. Continue reading

NetEase Launches New Success Fund for Mobile Game Developers

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China Tech Giant Provides Innovative Funding Option Offering Independent Developers Up To $500,000 Each 

SAN FRANCISCO – July 23, 2015 – NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTES) today announced the formation of the NetEase Success Fund, a new financing option for mobile game developers that offers an alternative to the traditional publishing model. The new funding initiative provides up to $500,000 for each independent developer accepted into the program to fund marketing and advertising needs for their mobile game. This program is designed to empower developers to retain the rights, creative control, and full ownership of their products. Continue reading

The Undead Are Alive: Stupid Zombies 3 Blasts its Way Onto iOS and Android

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Enter a post-apocalyptic zombie wasteland in GameResort’s latest turn based 2D puzzle platformer

CLAREMONT, Calif. – July 22, 2015 – Hope you’ve been practicing your aim: the undead are finally back, and as stupid as ever! GameResort, creators of the popular Stupid Zombies series, today announced that Stupid Zombies 3 is now available for free on iOS and Android. The latest installment in the studio’s popular zombie blasting trilogy features key upgrades including new post-apocalyptic wastelands, heroic characters, and high-power firearms for seemingly endless and challenging gameplay.

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HelpAround Launches Personal Alert Button, First App to Act in Real Time on Apple’s HealthKit Data

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Enables chronic patients in distress and their caregivers to alert and conference-in the people they trust, by simply shaking their phone

 

TEL-AVIV, Israel – July 15, 2015 – HelpAround, Inc., the creator of the popular Diabetes Helpers peer-to-peer support network, today announced the launch of Alert: the first health app to act in real-time on incoming Apple HealthKit data. When used on an Apple iOS device and granted access to HealthKit’s blood glucose data, Alert immediately notifies the user to send an alert when an incoming glucose reading is outside of a predefined range.

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FreshPlanet Turns Up the Volume with SongPop 2, Available Now on iOS

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Anticipated Sequel to the World’s Biggest Music Trivia Game is Free-to-Play on iOS, Coming Soon to Android and Facebook

NEW YORK CITY – July 16, 2015 - FreshPlanet today released SongPop 2, the follow-up to the social music trivia hit SongPop which amassed over 100 million users since launch. Built around the  Name That Tune(™) foundation of the original SongPop, SongPop 2 features new twists and bigger, louder, more toe-tapping trivia action than ever before. SongPop 2 is free-to-play with in-app purchases and available now on iOS, coming soon to Android, and Facebook Canvas. To download the game, click hereContinue reading

World’s First Video Game to be Synched with Home Lighting from Philips

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With Philips Hue, video game Chariot offers innovative, fully immersive gaming experience

QUEBEC CITY – July 15, 2015 – Frima Studio Inc. (“Frima”), Canada’s largest independent game developer and Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) (“Philips”), the global leader in lighting, are proud to announce the integration of Phillips Hue connected lighting  with the hit game Chariot. Frima is bringing immersive home entertainment to a whole new level by making Phillips Hue lighting interact in real time with the gameplay of its popular title. The enhanced Chariot game experience is now officially available exclusively on Microsoft’s Xbox One. Continue reading

Zombies Aren’t Getting Any Smarter: Stupid Zombies 3, Coming July 22

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GameResort’s zombie-blasting 2D puzzle platformer will be available on iOS and Android

CLAREMONT, Calif. – July 15, 2015 – Save your brains, the undead are alive once again! Mobile games developer GameResort today announced that Stupid Zombies 3, the latest installment in the studio’s zombie blasting Stupid Zombie trilogy, will be available for free on iOS and Android on July 22. Stupid Zombies 3 upgrades the puzzle-platform shooting action with new characters, weapons, and power-ups that enhance gameplay.

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