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Week in Web

Weird Wide Web: An Indie platform game, some Apple nostalgia and Yo

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

WELCOME TO THE Weird Wide Web – where we take a look at the week’s best offerings in tech and social media news.

New Snapchat feature of the week

A new curated feed will allow users attending the same event – like a music festival – to upload and share their photos and videos in the one place.

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Apple products that never were of the week

We really want lots of these early Apple prototypes that never came to be which Business Insider found this week. Especially this iPad-like concept.

Hartmut Esslinger and frog team / Arnoldsche Art Publishers Hartmut Esslinger and frog team / Arnoldsche Art Publishers / Arnoldsche Art Publishers

Platform game for your phone of the week

The Indie platform game VVVVVV, developed by Irishman Terry Cavanagh, is now available for both Android and iOS, Buzzfeed reports, and users are already going wild about it. Play the demo online here.

Really stupid but addictive app of the week

Everyone was talking about a new app called Yo this week which is a bit like Marmite – you either love it or hate it. It’s basically like Facebook’s ‘Poke’ except you need an entire app for it and all it does it say ‘Yo’ in a robot voice to your friends, but there’s something beautiful about the simplicity of it. College students have already hacked it though according to TechCrunch, so it’s not without its problems… Yo.

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