Angry Birds Star Wars: Rovio has been teasing the Star Wars edition of Angry Birds for a few weeks now, but today we get our first look at gameplay from the new title. The game appears to be just a Star Wars themed version of the traditional Angry Birds gameplay. Rovio has more on its Tumblr. Angry Birds Star Wars will hit the App Store on November 8th.
Netbot for App.net: The App.net client made by Tweetbot creators Tabots is receiving a nice update today that brings push notifications, as well as an “experimental post search” feature. In addition, the update includes a number of fixes and improvements and is also available to the iPad version.
-Push Notifications -Experimental Post Search -Various other fixes and improvements
Discovery Channel HD: Discovery Channel updated its iPad app today to include “an interactive second screen experience synchronized to the premiere of two MythBusters episodes.” The episodes are airing this Sunday, November 4th at 8pm. The update also includes optimizations for iOS 6.
GAME mobile app: One of UK’s biggest game retailers is launching a new iOS app today that offers access to its Game Reward and Gamestation Elite programs.
• Temporary friends are listed under Followers in the Me tab • Friends’ notifications regarding your location appear in Me > Followers
Pandora Radio version 4.0: One of the biggest updates today goes to Pandora Radio’s iOS app. On top of new sharing options and redesigned user experience, the update also introduces a ton of new features. Full list below:
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• Share your latest discoveries with friends on Pandora, Facebook, and Twitter • Discover new music by following others on the Music Feed • Re-discover your favorite music on your profile page • Explore the artists and music you love directly on your device • Full lyrics for the songs we play • Artist biographies and discographies • Detailed track features from the Music Genome Project • Find even more music you’ll love by adding variety to your stations • Enjoy constantly updated and expertly curated genre stations … and other great updates: • Timer added to the track progress indicator – drag the player controls up to reveal the timer • Support for the taller iPhone 5 screen • Support for new BMW vehicles with the “BMW Apps” option, see bmwusa.com/apps for more details • Numerous stability and performance enhancements
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* Fixed several issues reported in the previous version. * This update supports iOS 4.3 and later.