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Samsung highlights multitasking and a beautiful display in new Galaxy Tab S ads

%name Samsung highlights multitasking and a beautiful display in new Galaxy Tab S ads by Authcom, Nova Scotia\s Internet and Computing Solutions Provider in Kentville, Annapolis Valley

Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S is quite possibly the most powerful tablet on the market right now. With its impressive specs and killer display, the Tab S is the culmination of the Samsung tablet lineup, but that doesn’t mean it’s going to sell itself. In the latest pair of ads uploaded to YouTube, Samsung highlights two of the most important features of the Tab S: multitasking and contrast ratio.

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Couple accused of literally selling their kids into slavery so they could buy more in-app purchases

%name Couple accused of literally selling their kids into slavery so they could buy more in app purchases by Authcom, Nova Scotia\s Internet and Computing Solutions Provider in Kentville, Annapolis Valley

We’ve seen some serious gaming addictions before, but this one might be the most extreme case we’ve ever heard of. GamesInAsia has translated a report from Games.sina.com.cn that describes how an unmarried couple in China has been accused of selling their children to human traffickers because they were worried that raising their children would give them less money to spend on in-app purchases in mobile games.

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Kim Kardashian shocks the app market

%name Kim Kardashian shocks the app market by Authcom, Nova Scotia\s Internet and Computing Solutions Provider in Kentville, Annapolis Valley

There are few things as despised as celebrity apps. Vanity apps are largely viewed as shameful sidekicks of the app market – expensive productions that may make a few bucks for the app vendor, but practically never bring in real revenue. But in July 2014, Kim Kardashian changed the game. Her new app is so popular that it has boosted the share price of Glu Mobile by 50% since June, adding more than $100 million to its market cap.

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DEAL ALERT: You can get Grand Theft Auto 5 for 50% off if you act RIGHT NOW

%name DEAL ALERT: You can get Grand Theft Auto 5 for 50% off if you act RIGHT NOW by Authcom, Nova Scotia\s Internet and Computing Solutions Provider in Kentville, Annapolis Valley

If you were holding off on buying Grand Theft Auto V until it got a steep price cut, then now’s your time to act — literally, right now, or at least before the end of the day. Xbox Live programming director Larry Hryb informs us that Grand Theft Auto V will be 50% off until the end of the day on Friday as part of a one-day sale that includes several other great Xbox 360 games. In addition to GTA 5, you can also get 58% off Need for Speed Rivals, 70% off Crysis 3, 60% off Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, 83% off Ninja Gaiden 2 and 75% off Bastion. Rockstar’s smash-hit game is definitely the crown jewel in the sale, however, especially now that Lindsay Lohan has sued the game’s developers for creating a despicable character that she says is exactly like her.

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How Amazon is trolling the French government

%name How Amazon is trolling the French government by Authcom, Nova Scotia\s Internet and Computing Solutions Provider in Kentville, Annapolis Valley

The French government has successfully passed an “anti-Amazon” law that prevents booksellers, mainly Amazon, from offering 5% discounts on books and free shipping, The Wall Street Journal reports. The law, meant to protect local bookstores from the giant retail store, isn’t necessarily scaring Amazon, which has already found a clever way of trolling the government — it’s now chargin €0.01 for shipping in the region.

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