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Moneto prepaid NFC mobile wallet service compatible with Android and iPhone

by George Heymann|@techeadlines

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Yesterday DeviceFidelity, Inc and Spring Card Systems LLC, announced Moneto a prepaid mobile wallet service utilizing Near Field Communications (NFC) in conjunction with MasterCard PayPass technology.

The innovative service enables NFC on previously incompatible smartphones by utilizing a custom Moneto microSD card for Android and a custom case for iPhone.

According to its press release “Users can fund their Moneto prepaid account through direct deposit, ACH transfer or cash/credit/debit card-enabled third-party money transfer services such as MoneyGram, Western Union, PayPal or GreenDot.

Moneto also comes with a companion prepaid MasterCard to give users the ability to access cash at ATMs and make online purchases, pay bills or shop at merchants that do not accept contactless payments. Moneto also enables card-to-card and wire-fund transfers from a secure internet portal accessible via moneto.me.”

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Gameloft ringing in the New Year with a .99 cent app sale for Android iOS, and Mac

by George Heymann|@techeadlines

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If you love playing games, you’re really going to enjoy playing them for just .99 cents. Gameloft is offering a selection Android, iOS and Mac games on sale for a limited time.

The limited time offer includes 21 iOS games for iPhone, iPad or Mac. Not all of the selections are available on each platform. Some of the popular titles available for iPhone or iPad include Avatar, Iron Man 2, The Settlers, Assasin’s Creed, Gangstar Rio and 9MM. Some of the featured Mac titles include Real Golf 2011, Modern Combat, Asphalt 6, Nova 2 and Starfront.

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GrowlVoice – A Google Voice Client for Mac

by George Heymann

Technology-Headlines

I don’t usually start a product review with a recommendation, but in the case of GrowlVoice for Mac, I’m going to make an exception. If you have a Google Voice account and a Mac do yourself a favor and pick up a copy of GrowlVoice.

The $4.99 application developed by Eric Horacek, is one of my favorite and most used Mac utilities. The excellent Google voice client lets you send and receive texts right from the Mac menu bar quickly and easily.

The threaded text replies makes it extremely easy to view and respond to recent messages in your Google Voice inbox again from the convenience of your Mac menu bar.

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Apple dominates mobile app space with content while Android aims for numbers

by John Roberts

Technology-Market

To say the app market is exploding would be an understatement. By the time you finish reading this press release another 100,000 apps will have been downloaded and $150,000 spent. According to a new app storefront forecast published by Strategy Analytics, Apps, Apps Everywhere: The Billion Dollar Industry, the app economy is strong and getting stronger as paid downloads are expected to drive nearly $2 billion per quarter by the end of 2012.

Driving more paid downloads, higher ASPs, and more total apps than any other platform, Apple remains king of the app economy through 2012. The Android Market is poised to overtake the Apple App Store in quarterly volume by the end of 2012, and Android generally will do so even sooner with additional assistance from third party distribution outlets such as the Amazon App Store, GetJar, Nook and others.

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Google Android market ‘more challenging’ than Apple App Store, says Distimo

by Anna Schmidt

Technology Market

The Apple App Store is significantly outperforming the Google Android market, according to Distimo, the European company which researches the global app store market.

In its new publication, In-depth view on download volumes in the Google Android Market, Distimo says it found only five paid-for games on Android with more than 250,000 downloads worldwide.

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