Entries in 'Apple' (160)

Dev quits iOS, says Apple 'doesn't care'

Dev quits iOS, says Apple 'doesn't care'

Indie developer Jeff Vogel will no longer make games for iOS, criticising Apple for its apathy with regards to the problems the firm causes for developers.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 29th 2015 at 12:46PM in News
61.2m iPhone sales help Apple to yet another record quarter

61.2m iPhone sales help Apple to yet another record quarter

Apple has reported revenues of $58bn for the quarter ending March, marking yet another record trading period for the company.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2015 at 11:07AM in News
UK studio Bossa announces Apple Watch game Spy Watch

UK studio Bossa announces Apple Watch game Spy Watch

A second title dedicated to the upcoming Apple Watch has been unveiled, this time by UK studio Bossa.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 17th 2015 at 9:22AM in News
The Apple Watch is already sold out for April and May

The Apple Watch is already sold out for April and May

Too expensive, lacks a killer app, rubbish battery – it seems the criticisms of the Apple Watch have done little to deter tech shoppers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 13th 2015 at 3:29PM in News

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Apple boss Cook slams US religious pro-discrimination laws

Apple boss Cook slams US religious pro-discrimination laws

Tim Cook has criticised the introduction of legislation is some US states that allows people to discriminate based on their religious beliefs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 30th 2015 at 4:06PM in News
Apple Watch ships next month

Apple Watch ships next month

Apple has peeled back the curtain further on its new wearable the Apple Watch, announcing pre-orders and shipping start next month.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 10th 2015 at 5:09AM in News
Indie hit This War of Mine in the works for iPad

Indie hit This War of Mine in the works for iPad

11 bit Studio's wartime sim This War of Mine is in development for iPad devices, the developer has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 7th 2015 at 8:34AM in News
The World Ends With You on iOS removed from App Store

The World Ends With You on iOS removed from App Store

Square Enix have been forced to pull The World Ends With You: Solo Remix from the Apple App Store due to the game's broken state on iOS 8.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 19th 2015 at 7:03PM in News

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Latest iDevices face fresh hacking threat as Lightening Connector hack opens door

Latest iDevices face fresh hacking threat as Lightening Connector hack opens door

Apple faces a fresh security threat with reports that the jailbreaking community has made a breakthrough in accessing newer iOS devices.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 16th 2015 at 3:36PM in News
Pay Once & Play category added to Apple App Store

Pay Once & Play category added to Apple App Store

In its ongoing quest for complete transparency about in-app purchases, Apple has added the new Pay Once & Play category to the App Store.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 13th 2015 at 12:43PM in News
Apple asking devs to remove guns from App Store imagery

Apple asking devs to remove guns from App Store imagery

Apple is rejecting games and updates that show images of guns or violence in their screenshots or app icons.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Feb 13th 2015 at 12:36PM in News
Apple posts biggest quarterly profit ever for a public company

Apple posts biggest quarterly profit ever for a public company

£11.9bn – that’s how much profit Apple made in its last quarter, representing the highest ever number for a publicly traded company.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 29th 2015 at 10:54AM in News

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Apple now offers iTunes refunds in Europe

Apple now offers iTunes refunds in Europe

Consumers can now get a refund on any digital purchase made from Apple, no questions asked.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 26th 2015 at 3:31PM in News
Apple patents an integrated joystick for iPhone

Apple patents an integrated joystick for iPhone

Although Apple patents are not exactly rare, one that would bring an element of physical control to smartphone gaming is certainly worth paying attention to.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 21st 2015 at 1:39PM in News
iPhone and iPad minimum app price increased to 79p

iPhone and iPad minimum app price increased to 79p

The cheapest price developers can charge for a paid-for app on iOS has been increased to 79p.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 9th 2015 at 9:26AM in News
App Store developers generated $10bn in revenue last year

App Store developers generated $10bn in revenue last year

App Store developers combined to generate revenue exceeding $10bn in 2014, Apple has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 9th 2015 at 4:28AM in News

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Apple halts online sales in Russia over volatile rouble concerns

Apple halts online sales in Russia over volatile rouble concerns

The plummeting value of the rouble has led to tech giant Apple halting online sales of products to Russia and closing its Russian website.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 17th 2014 at 4:26PM in News
Nudity restored to Papers Please on iOS

Nudity restored to Papers Please on iOS

The option for nudity in indie hit Papers Please has been restored after what Apple described as a “misunderstanding”.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 16th 2014 at 12:44PM in News
Apple forced pixel nudity removal from Papers Please

Apple forced pixel nudity removal from Papers Please

Indie hit Papers Please is now available on iPad, but creator Lucas Pope has revealed that Apple forced him to remove the game’s nudity.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2014 at 9:54AM in News
Apple names Threes its Game of the Year

Apple names Threes its Game of the Year

Sirvo’s puzzle title Threes has been named as Apple’s iOS game of the year, with 1337 & Senri’s Leo’s Fortune the runner up.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 8th 2014 at 1:23PM in News
4-inch iPhone 6 to be released next year, report claims

4-inch iPhone 6 to be released next year, report claims

Apple will next release add a third, smaller variant of its iPhone 6 to its product roster, a report has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 8th 2014 at 12:44PM in News
Zuckerberg hits back at Cook, insists the customer is 'the product that's being bought and sold'

Zuckerberg hits back at Cook, insists the customer is 'the product that's being bought and sold'

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has bitten back at what some saw as a closeted attack on the company by Apple boss Tim Cook.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 5th 2014 at 2:47PM in News
iOS banishes 'Free' icon from F2P game descriptions

iOS banishes 'Free' icon from F2P game descriptions

Free-to-play games are no longer listed as being ‘Free’ on the Apple App Store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 20th 2014 at 9:35AM in News
Johhny Rotten has spent £10k on iPad apps in two years

Johhny Rotten has spent £10k on iPad apps in two years

It turns out that Sex Pistols star John 'Rotten’ Lydon is quite the gamer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 19th 2014 at 4:15PM in News
Netflix rolls out 1080p streaming on iPhone 6 Plus

Netflix rolls out 1080p streaming on iPhone 6 Plus

An iPhone 6 Plus specific version of the Netflix app is now available on the App Store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2014 at 1:40PM in News