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  • Nordeus’ Top Eleven gives its 1,000,000 daily active players an Android app – iOS to follow soon!

    Nordeus’ Top Eleven gives its 1,000,000 daily active players an Android app – iOS to follow soon!

    Nordeus, makers of the extremely popular web-based football manager Top Eleven, have released their first mobile application: the Android version of their main product. Top Eleven for Android offers the same features and gameplay to Nordeus’s more than 3 million players in a user interface made for mobile gaming. Like its “big brother”, the Android application is free to… Read More

  • Farmeron, ‘Google Analytics For Farms’, Secures 500 Startups Investment

    Farmeron, ‘Google Analytics For Farms’, Secures 500 Startups Investment

    Ever had cows instead of users? You’ve probably never thought about building software for farmers, but Farmeron just raised a round of investment as well as support from 500 Startups, a seed fund and startup aggregator led by Dave McClure. Farmeron is basically buidling an analytics package inspired by the numerous apps you might have used, such as Omniture or Google Analytics, but built… Read More

  • Farmeron, the "Google Analytics for farms", gets investment from Dave McClure’s 500 Startups

    Farmeron, the "Google Analytics for farms", gets investment from Dave McClure’s 500 Startups

    Ever had cows instead of users? You’ve probably never thought about building software for farmers, but Farmeron just raised a round of investment as well as support from 500 Startups, a seed fund and startup aggregator led by Dave McClure. Farmeron is basically buidling an analytics package inspired by the numerous apps you might have used, such as Omniture or Google Analytics, but built… Read More

  • Socialbakers launches list of Twitter’s most popular users, brands to be added soon

    Socialbakers launches list of Twitter’s most popular users, brands to be added soon

    Socialbakers, a social media analytics website focused primarily on Facebook, launched their own Twitter statistics today. In essence, its a list of Twitter’s most popular users, including @ladygaga, @justinbieber, @barackobama and @britneyspears, sorted by their number of followers. Socialbakers, previously known as Facebakers, is a product of the Czech company Candytech, and is well… Read More

  • Bootstrapped and profitable Nordeus taking on EA in the social gaming space

    Bootstrapped and profitable Nordeus taking on EA in the social gaming space

    Nordeus made quite a stir when their social football game, Top Eleven, beating gaming giant EA’s FIFA Superstars for the most monthly players, attracting over 2.8 million users. The interesting thing about this Belgrade, Serbia-based startup, however, isn’t the number of users: they’ve had more than 700,000 active users for quite some time now, 200,000 more than FIFA for… Read More

  • Now There's An App For Going Back In Time

    Now There's An App For Going Back In Time

    Friday is an Android app that let’s you browse events that happened in the past. You can see what happened on your phone since you turned it on the first time. It tells you where you’ve been, who you called or sent emails to. The app provides you with analytics of your entire phone usage. It’s much like an automated journal of your life. I like it because usually I have no… Read More

  • Review: Dragon Age II

    Review: Dragon Age II

    Short version: Dragon Age II is a simplified sequel to probably the best RPG that can be played today, on consoles. Yet it feels like playing an MMORPG without the MMO part. RPG fans, this one is easy to skip. Go back to Dragon Age: Origins. It’s cheaper and better. Read More

  • Review: Toontrack Superior Drummer 2.0

    Review: Toontrack Superior Drummer 2.0

    Short version: Superior Drummer will save you a lot of money if you’re into music production. The steep learning curve is compensated with the depth of settings and options offered. Read More

  • Alesis StudioDock Pro Might Just Be The Reason To Buy An iPad

    Alesis StudioDock Pro Might Just Be The Reason To Buy An iPad

    This is the StudioDock Pro from Alesis. It’s a dock for your iPad giving you the I/O and connectivity your actually need to do music with a tablet. It has two XLR combo ins, MIDI in/out (also over USB), 2X stereo 1/4 outs. It’s getting serious. Read More

  • Battlefield Bad Company 2 Vietnam Now Available

    Battlefield Bad Company 2 Vietnam Now Available

    Finally! The latest DLC for Bad Company 2, Vietnam is now available. I was really looking forward to transform you guys into bacon with my flamethrower. And now I can. The add-on costs 1200 MS points or 13€ on Steam. Go get it! Read More

  • Review: EA Sports Active 2 For Kinect

    Review: EA Sports Active 2 For Kinect

    Short version: EA Sports Active 2 can be your own personal trainer if you manage to set up Kinect properly and you have space where you can exercise. The online tracking is a nice addition and the exercises are great. If you’re looking for something to keep you healthy on the long run, this is for you. Read More

  • Microsoft Selling Games On Demand With Compatibility Issues

    Microsoft Selling Games On Demand With Compatibility Issues

    I recently purchased Rainbow Six Vegas 2 on Xbox Live. My friend has it and we wanted to have a coop campaign marathon. It didn’t work and that’s not all of it. Read More

  • Help Key: Watch Netflix On Your Xbox360/PS3/Wii From Outside The USA

    Help Key: Watch Netflix On Your Xbox360/PS3/Wii From Outside The USA

    I’ts been a while since our article on how to watch Netflix from outside the United States. Now I have a solution for people who would like to watch Netflix on their consoles. It’s easy and you don’t have to hook your console up to your PC. Even if you’re not good with configuring networks, don’t worry because our step-by-step guide will help you through the process. Read More

  • MeeBlip Community Synthesizer Is Made By Bloggers For Hackers

    MeeBlip Community Synthesizer Is Made By Bloggers For Hackers

    Bloggers Peter Kirn and James Grahame have come up with the MeeBlip, an open source virtual analog monophonic synthesizer. How can a hardware synthesizer be a community thing? For starters you have to put it together. No soldering required but you still have to put the stuff into the enclosure. The whole idea is that the story doesn’t end when you get the synthesizer. It’s a… Read More

  • Elecom Outs Bluetooth 3.0 Mouse

    Elecom Outs Bluetooth 3.0 Mouse

    Elecom’s new Bluetooth 3.0 laser mouse will come with an 800/1600 DPI resolution and a quite compact size of 74.3×52.3×33.4mm. The little thing will weigh 43g without the 2 AAA batteries. As you probably aware BT 3.0 is fast and way better than 2.0. Although I’m not entirely sure a mouse is in need of being potentially able to stream HD video directly to a TV. [Via akihabara] Read More

  • Review: IMO Monster Touch

    Review: IMO Monster Touch

    The Monster Touch is an auxiliary screen for people who, well, need an additional screen. In case of the Monster Touch the idea is there, the execution needs some work however. I’ve found some situations where the screen came in handy and I can imagine that for some users this screen would do the trick. Read More

  • Xbox 360 Dashboard Update Is Available

    Xbox 360 Dashboard Update Is Available

    The Kinect-friendly updated dashboard is available today. You should get it even if you will not have a Kinect. The new UI is pretty slick and somehow I seem to get where I want faster than before. The update takes about 5 minutes and there is a brand new Kinect option in the setting menu. Read More

  • CrunchDeals: Native Instruments Traktor For Half Price

    CrunchDeals: Native Instruments Traktor For Half Price

    To celebrate cashing in multiple DJ MAG Tech Awards Native Instruments has a deal until the 31st of December. The deal is that you get Traktor Scratch, Duo and Pro for 50% off the original price. That’s a pretty fair price for the Traktor systems. Apparently they are of the best. Here’s the deal. Read More

  • Public Enemy Just Raised $75k On Sellaband

    Public Enemy Just Raised $75k On Sellaband

    Almost a year ago Sellaband, the number one crowd-funding website for musicians went bankrupt. The website was then acquired by a German company and now Public Enemy managed to raise $75,000 despite all the problems of the past. Is this the future of music business? It very well may be. Read More

  • Review: Palmer Pocket Amp

    Review: Palmer Pocket Amp

    I’ve had the Pocket Amp from Palmer Musical Instruments for a month now. It’s fantastic and it has actually stopped me from buying an amp just because I want to have a good sound. I almost bought the Apogee GiO! But then the Pocket Amp came to me. Read More