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Privacy group files complaint against kids' mobile game maker

The popular mobile children's game Mobbles collects personal information from children without providing notice to parents or attempting to get parental consent, in violation of U.S. law, a privacy group said in a complaint to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.

The six apps of Hannukah

Hannukah may last for eight nights, but only these six apps are really worth your time if you want to celebrate the Festival of Lights.

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Atari celebrates Pong's 40th anniversary with an iOS app

Fans of the original video game blockbuster, table tennis classic Pong, celebrated its 40th anniversary on Thursday.

on pcworld.com

Curiosity for iOS is a game, but also a social experiment

Combine popping bubble wrap with a higher purpose in this new game from 22cans.

Remains of the Day: Turn, turn, turn

Google gets ready to turn over a new leaf with Maps for iOS, Apple may be the only tech company legally able to bring you page turners, and Nintendo turns to iOS apps with in-app purchase.

Remains of the Day: Rack 'em

Samsung says it's not jacking up Apple's prices, a German board game company is whacking iOS apps for trademark violations, and Apple is packing stores into two new countries.

Remains of the Day: The hard way

Apple's softening on employees with outside projects, but it's harder than diamonds in the retail sphere. And an Apple co-founder gets the hard-boiled treatment.

These aren't the birds you're looking for -- Angry Birds gets the Star Wars treatment

Angry Birds Star Wars and Angry Birds Star Wars HD launched Tuesday across a variety of mobile and desktop computing platforms, bringing two beloved franchises together like chocolate and peanut butter.

Amazon Game Studio goes mobile with Air Patriots launch

Air Patriots is available for Kindle Fire, iOS, and Android devices. But it's Amazon's tablet that takes advantage of special features built into this tower defense game.

on techhive.com

Can you spot all the video game references in "Wreck-it Ralph"?

Here's what you need to know before you watch Disney's animated love letter to video games.

on techhive.com

Remains of the Day: Friday, bloody Friday

Having killed radio, Apple may be trying to bring it back. Elsewhere iFixit hacks up an unsuspecting Mac mini, and a hot new game murders Apple's Game Center to death.

The Week in iOS Apps: The world is mine

This week’s collection of apps include new ways to navigate the world, as well as new options for destroying the planet in your home movies.

Mists of Pandaria fixes what isn't broken

Mists of Pandaria is the best thing to happen to World of Warcraft in years; you still shouldn't play it.

on techhive.com