The ten most popular stories on Mobile Entertainment, from November 2nd-8th.
As another week draws to a close, Mobile Entertainment presents its weekly rundown of the top ten stories to hit the headlines over the past seven days.
Among the most popular items featured on ME this week was our interview with Harry Potter star Warwick Davis, who discussing his new Pocket Warwick app, while the arrival of the Samsung Galaxy S III Mini to UK shores also sent ripples through the industry.
Elsewhere, Jamie Oliver’s augmented reality app for encouraging cooking and the launch of Angry Birds Star Wars also rank high on this week’s chart.
See below for the full rundown…
With just a swish and flick of his iPhone, the British actor envisioned a new simulation-based game that puts a comedy spin on the oft unglamorous life of a budding thespian.
The compact counterpart to Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S III smartphone - the Galaxy S III Mini - is set to hit shelves across the UK on November 8th.
A Microsoft branded smartphone could well be in the pipeline, after a report in the Wall Street Journal suggested that the company is currently testing a new handset design with component suppliers in Asia.
Jamie Oliver has become the first ever chef to utilise augmented reality as a means to encourage more people to cook, with the release of a new companion app to his latest TV series and book.
The latest Kaspersky Lab research shows that Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread was the most popular target for cybercriminals in Q3, closely followed by the latest version of Ice Cream Sandwich.
BoosterMedia was founded in 2009 by Laurens Rutten, and is based in Amsterdam. The mobile games distribution company has grown quickly, moving beyond the borders of Europe and now has access to millions of gamers in more than 25 countries across a multitude of platforms.
Angry Birds Star Wars has today launched across Android, iOS, Windows Phone 8, Kindle Fire, Mac, PC and Windows 8.
Privacy advocates have voiced their outrage at Badabing, a new iPhone app that sifts through Facebook photos in an attempt to seek out naughty pics of friends and acquaintances.
One of the great headlines from The Onion is 'Alec Baldwin Paid To Care About The Environment'. I was reminded of it earlier this week when watching the live feed of the Windows Phone 8 launch.
Mobile games developer and publisher Nazara Technologies has entered into an exclusive distribution deal with Electronic Arts, which will see the company distribute EA’s mobile games to more than 770 million mobile consumers across Africa.