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Top ten most popular stories of the week

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Zen Terrelonge

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Payments / NFC / December 7th 2012 at 2:00PM

Check out the hottest stories on Mobile Entertainment from November 30th – December 6th.

It's Friday, which means the weekend is very nearly here, all together now, huzzah! It also means it's time for the top ten most popular stories from ME this week.

The ME Awards 2012 took place on November 29th and has been very popular with readers, while BlackBerry App World's new name has also secured eyeballs.

Other stories that secured interest include a university project that will allow smartphones to understand your feelings, an advent calendar app that offers a free download each day, and NFC vending machines arriving in the US.

See the full list below.

1. ME Awards 2012: The winners in full

Samsung, OpenMarket EA Mobile and InMobi among the big winners at the seventh annual ME awards.

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2. VIDEO: ME Awards 2012 does it Gangnam Style

Mobile industry execs spoof YouTube's most viewed video ever, and Tim Green's robot makes a comeback...

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3. BlackBerry App World becomes BlackBerry World

Rebrand announced ahead of BB10 launch.

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4. Samsung bags more mobile subscribers in the US than Apple

Manages to maintain top spot as iPhone maker climbs to second place.

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5. Smartphones could understand your feelings based on tone of voice

Tech analyses 12 speech features, such as pitch and volume, to determine whether you're feeling happy or about to transform in to a giant green gamma-infected beast.

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6. App Of The Day: Advent 2012: 25 Christmas apps

Get a new mobile app for free throughout December.

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7. VIDEO: Nokia Lumia 620 expands Windows 8 range

New handset to offer consumers a more affordable smartphone option.

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8. iGoWild: the new porn-sharing social network for iOS

Web app uses HTML5 to bypass Apple's strict anti-porn policy.

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9. ME Awards 2012: Winners' Gallery

Check out the beaming faces on last night's champions.

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10. NFC vending machines arrive in the US

7,500 vending machines in Austin and Salt Lake City will be targeted for mobile payment acceptance.

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