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  • EBay cancels auction of $99,900 iPhone with Flappy Bird, seller says

    EBay cancels auction of $99,900 iPhone with Flappy Bird, seller says
    The seller of an Apple iPhone 5s that came with popular mobile game Flappy Bird installed claims EBay took down the sale of the device. The device had gained 74 bids and was listed at $99,900. The item still had six days left before the auction closed,...
  • Free app allows residents to engage with city

    Costa Mesa officials announced Tuesday the launch of a new "civic engagement" smartphone application. Costa Mesa Connect allows users to submit, monitor and view requests for city services, such as graffiti removal and pothole repairs, according to a...
  • Nokia Android phone coming before Microsoft deal closes, report says

    Nokia Android phone coming before Microsoft deal closes, report says
    Nokia will reportedly unveil a smartphone running Google's Android operating system later this month, before its acquisition by Microsoft closes. The Finnish phone maker, which agreed to sell its hardware business to Microsoft for $7.4 billion last...
  • Apple iPhone with Flappy Bird selling for $99,900 on EBay

    Apple iPhone with Flappy Bird selling for $99,900 on EBay
    An iPhone 5s with Flappy Bird installed has fetched 74 bids on EBay and is currently going for $99,900. [Updated, 11:18 a.m. PST Feb. 10: The item is no longer listed on EBay and neither is another device, mentioned below, which had earned a bid of $98,...
  • Apple streaming the Beatles' historic 'Ed Sullivan' performance

    Apple is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' U.S. debut by streaming the band's historic performance on "The Ed Sullivan Show." The Cupertino, Calif., tech company launched a channel for Apple TV called "The Beatles" where users can go to...
  • Disney Vinylmation Figures Come to Life with Short Film, 'Blank: A Vinylmation Love Story'

    Disney has found a new way to display its line of Vinylmation figures than just the shelf. The Mouse House has produced "Blank: A Vinylmation Love Story," an original stop-motion animated film that will be released exclusively through Google Play's...
  • Carl Icahn ends bid to get Apple to increase its stock buyback

    In a letter to Apple shareholders published on Monday, activist investor Carl Icahn announced he was dropping his shareholder proposal that would have asked Apple Inc. to buy back $50 billion of stock this year. The move came after an influential...
  • Flappy Bird creator removes game from Apple App Store, Google Play

    Flappy Bird creator removes game from Apple App Store, Google Play
    The creator of Flappy Bird has removed the popular game from both the Apple App Store and Google Play. Users who have already installed the game will be able to keep playing it, but it is not possible for new users to download the game, which was at the...
  • 'Flappy Bird' to be removed from app stores, developer tweets

    'Flappy Bird' to be removed from app stores, developer tweets
    "Flappy Bird" will not be available for download after Sunday morning, game developer Dong Nguyen said Saturday in a surprising series of tweets. The game has recently risen to the top of charts of both the Apple App Store and Google Play. Users tap...
  • Time Warner Cable Adds A&E, History and Lifetime Internet-Video Apps

    Time Warner Cable subscribers will be able to watch a range of A+E Networks programming online and on mobile devices -- including full episodes Lifetime's "Project Runway," A&E's "Duck Dynasty" and History's "Swamp People" -- starting Thursday under a...
  • Harrisburg outdoors show kicks off Saturday

    Polar vortex be darned, cabin fever has to be setting in for a variety of outdoor enthusiasts, who are ready to leave the comfort of their coal stoves and take a break from tying flies to get out and about. This weekend, they have their opportunity....
  • Best TV shows of 2013, or a few of my favorite things

    Best TV shows of 2013, or a few of my favorite things
    I've never liked doing year-end best-of lists for a number of reasons. I don't feel qualified, for one. As a part-time critic I don't see or even sample every show. I also find that I enjoy shows that definitely aren't "the best" technically, but are so...