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NewsPoster Sep 17, 2013 06:47 AM
Briefly: Grand Theft Auto V app, Apple Store offers typhoon shelter
A companion app for Grand Theft Auto V has <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/294067==http://www.rockstargames.com/newswire/article/51371/the-free-gtav-ifruit-and-game-manual-companion-apps.html" rel='nofollow'>launched</a> alongside the game. The free "iFruit" app, currently available for <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/294068==https://itunes.apple.com/app/grand-theft-auto-ifruit/id697056811" rel='nofollow'>iOS</a> but heading to Android and other phone platforms in the future, allows users to customize vehicles from outside the game, as well as a second <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/294069==https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/grand-theft-auto-v-the-manual/id699032795?mt=8" rel='nofollow'>app</a> offering a manual and digital map for the game. A virtual pet, in the form of Chop the Dog, will reward players that look after it with in-game bonuses. <br />
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<strong>Apple Store in Tokyo opens early to shelter customers queueing for iPhone</strong><br />
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Customers waiting outside an Apple Store in Ginza, Tokyo for the <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/294063==http://www.electronista.com/articles/13/09/10/prices.to.start.at.99/" rel='nofollow'>iPhone 5c</a> and <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/294064==http://www.electronista.com/articles/13/09/10/touch.id.sensor.brings.fingerprint.recognition.to. iphone/" rel='nofollow'>5s</a> were given shelter inside <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/294070==http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2013/09/16/national/typhoon-man-yi-makes-landfall-warnings-issued-in-western-japan/" rel='nofollow'>when</a> Typhoon Man-yi hit the city. Asmall group were let inside the store early, given bottled water, were allowed to rest inside away from the heavy rain and winds until 10am, <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/294065==http://kotaku.com/apple-customers-escape-japanese-typhoon-in-apple-store-1323652167" rel='nofollow'>reports</a> <em>Kotaku</em>. "I was so moved how Apple treats its customers," said YouTube <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/294066==http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SEBVjK7x2Iw" rel='nofollow'>user</a> AppTaylor, whom caught the incident on video.<br />
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