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  • Skyfire flash video supporting browser now live [updated]

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  • Review: WorldCard Mobile

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  • Windows Live Messenger coming to Mac and iPhone [pic]

    The Windows Live team has been released a new screen shot of the Windows Live Messenger iPhone app. As you can see in the shot, it still has the beta tag and no timeline has been confirmed, however the expectation is that it’ll launch around the same time as...
  • 29% of Domino’s customers order online

    See that big red ‘Order Online’ button on the top-right of Domino’s site ? Well apparently it’s working ! Combined the Domino’s iPhone app, Domino’s say that online ordering now accounts for almost 30% of their business. It’s clear consumers like this method of placing an order, but the...
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