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Briefly: Grand Theft Auto V app, Apple Store offers typhoon shelter

updated 06:46 am EDT, Tue September 17, 2013

Rockstar Games launches GTA V app with map, virtual pet

A companion app for Grand Theft Auto V has launched alongside the game. The free "iFruit" app, currently available for iOS 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 app 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.

Apple Store in Tokyo opens early to shelter customers queueing for iPhone

Customers waiting outside an Apple Store in Ginza, Tokyo for the iPhone 5c and 5s were given shelter inside when 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, reports Kotaku. "I was so moved how Apple treats its customers," said YouTube user AppTaylor, whom caught the incident on video.

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