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David Guetta picks new MXP4 format for exciting iPhone, Android App

Following the Air App introduction yesterday, yet more iPhone action from France – this time hit making DJ and producer, David Guetta, has introduced a new interactive musical iPhone app- the difference here being use of the hot new MXP4 technology.

This is an interesting App for iPhone and iPod touch users. It brings location-aware technology, Twitter feeds, MXP4-powered remixable music and more.

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Will Apple target Google next in HTC Android patent war?

HTC this morning denied Apple’s accusations the company has infringed iPhone patents following receipt of legal action.

“HTC is not only an innovator in mobile technology but also an owner of many patents. We take American and international patent rights protection seriously,” it said in a statement posted on the Taiwan Stock Exchange website.

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Apple’s iPhones sales ablaze on word-of-mouth

91 per cent of iPhone users would recommend Apple’s flagship mobile device to a friend or colleague and 88 per cent would recommend the iPod touch, according to data from mobile ad network AdMob.

Also interesting, 16 per cent of iPhone users plan on purchasing an iPad, while 24 per cent of iPod touch users plan on buying an iPad.

Additional stats confirm it is Apple versus Google in the smartphone space, at least in the US:

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Shazam Encore debuts on App Store

shazamShazam today introduced its new Shazam Encore app to the App Store, offering many new features at a one-off cost of £2.99/ €3.99/$4.99. The company’s existing free app – of which over 10 million copies have been downloaded thus far – will also remain available, the company said.

“Since our launch on the App Store, Shazam has achieved a huge following with iPhone and iPod touch users and is now one of the most popular music apps in the world,” said Andrew Fisher, CEO of Shazam.  “We have listened to our iPhone and iPod touch users and have created a new app which answers their requests to take them on an enhanced music journey that will change the way music lovers experience and learn about music.”

Shazam Encore is filled with new functionality, including:

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MSFT Zune HD gets games, takes on iPod touch

Aimed solely at the US market right now, Microsoft seems to hint at games for its new Zune HD – but will the company’s black hole investment in mobile devices excite enough consumers to make shareholder’s happy?

We do know Apple has sold 20 million iPod touch devices and 30 million iPhones. We also know Microsoft is spending money to attract developers. But has Microsoft lost its Mojo? We think it has.

No Zune HD for Europe, as Apple cleans house

steven-smith-zune-tatto2While Microsoft boss Steve Ballmer seems to hate the iPhone, his plan of attack on Apple’s music empire seems somewhat limited – the company has no plans to launch its not especially popular Zune HD in Europe.

According to Microsoft France’s head of E&D division, François Ruault, The Zune HD isn’t planned for sale in France (Europe), as reported by PC World.

This follows rumours the company planned to release the product in Europe in time for Christmas. (A passionate Zune fan is pictured right)

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