Another Hit for RIM: Twitter app Seesmic just announced that they will no longer support Blackberry devices starting June 30 because they would like to “focus development efforts on our most popular mobile platforms: Android, iOS and Windows Phone 7.” Ouch, that’s got to hurt, RIM. Will others abandon the failing handset maker? GigaOm
Mango Madness: Seems like gadget bloggers are happy with Windows Phone “Mango” and its something like 500 new features, many of which address past issues (like multitasking and better live tiles) and others that are more innovative and push users beyond apps. RWW
New Foursquare Features: Foursquare has made checking in even easier by putting a check-in button right in the middle bottom of the app screen on its new iPhone app. Also there is a new “Specials” button in the Explore tab that lets you browse nearby specials. TechCrunch
Apple vs. Samsung: The battle between Apple and Samsung over patent infringement issues continues; and it doesn’t look like it’s going to end anytime soon, or peacefully for that matter. The Next Web
Zune Back to Life: A recent Zune Insider podcast confirmed that Microsoft is porting over native Zune apps over to Windows Phone 7. Whether or not they will port over third-party Zune apps will depend on the developers. SlashGear
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