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Samsung is bringing social networking and location based services to your TV and entertainment system with the addition of Facebook and Google Maps to Samsung Apps. Samsung Apps is an HDTV-based application store that provides users with downloadable apps for their 2010 Samsung Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Home Theater systems, and some Samsung TVs. Announced earlier this year, the Samsung Apps platform also offers applications from more than 30 other partners including Blockbuster, Netflix, Pandora, Twitter, USA TODAY, and Vudu. Samsung Adds Social Features and Location Based Services to Samsung Apps... Read more...
Phone manufacturers seem to be in a bit of a race to match the success of Apple’s App Store. Now, LG is joining the race and plans to launch its own store for mobile phone applications tomorrow. In a statement, LG said the LG Application Store will provide 1,400 applications for Windows Mobile phones including 100 free programs. The store will support 15 languages. Initially, the store will be available in Asia-Pacific countries such as Singapore, Malaysia, and Australia. LG plans to make the store available in other markets such as Europe and South America by the end of the year. LG plans to increase... Read more...
Although an application store on a mobile phone isn’t exactly new, the idea of having this functionality on a BlackBerry is. At the BlackBerry Developer Conference, RIM announced a new online application storefront and a new on-device application center for BlackBerry smartphones. RIM plans to launch the application storefront in March 2009. Developers can start submitting applications and content for inclusion in the storefront starting in December. This storefront will allow developers to set their own prices for applications and retain 80% of the revenue generated from sales of their applications.... Read more...