Entries in 'Apple' (79)

Microsoft planning Xbox Live integration for iOS, Android games - report

Microsoft planning Xbox Live integration for iOS, Android games - report

Microsoft is reportedly looking to expand cross-platform functionality for its Xbox Live service onto iOS and Android platforms.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 4th 2014 at 8:57PM in News
Apple and Google rejecting Flappy Bird clones from app stores

Apple and Google rejecting Flappy Bird clones from app stores

New game submissions containing the word ‘Flappy’ are reportedly being rejected by both Apple and Google.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 17th 2014 at 11:31AM in News
Microsoft invests in FourSquare

Microsoft invests in FourSquare

Microsoft has invested in location-based social network FourSquare to reportedly help develop the firm's rumoured voice-activated assistant app, Cortana.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 12th 2014 at 5:09AM in News

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Flappy Bird is dead as clones flood app stores

Flappy Bird is dead as clones flood app stores

True to his word, developer Doug Nguyen has removed smartphone hit Flappy Bird from app stores.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 10th 2014 at 9:53AM in News
Creator is pulling Flappy Bird from app stores

Creator is pulling Flappy Bird from app stores

The developer of hit mobile sensation Flappy Bird has said he will be removing the game from all app stores following intense scrutiny of the title.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Feb 8th 2014 at 9:10PM in News
App Store and Google Play games spend overtook portable gaming in 2013

App Store and Google Play games spend overtook portable gaming in 2013

A new report says that games spending on both the iOS App Store and the Google Play Store overtook portable gaming last year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 30th 2014 at 1:29PM in News
Apple posts record iPhone and iPad sales, but is still outpaced by Samsung

Apple posts record iPhone and iPad sales, but is still outpaced by Samsung

51m iPhones and 26m iPads were sold by Apple in Q4 2013.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 28th 2014 at 2:15PM in News

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Plastic Surgery kids' game removed from App Store

Plastic Surgery kids' game removed from App Store

A game that saw players practicing plastic surgery on overweight patients has been removed from both the Apple and Google app stores.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 16th 2014 at 10:49AM in News
Apple to pay out $32.5m over unintended in-app purchases

Apple to pay out $32.5m over unintended in-app purchases

A Federal Trade Commission complaint has Apple readying a pay out of at least $32.5m to consumers the company billed for unauthorized in-app purchases.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 16th 2014 at 6:35AM in News
Sega's Rhythm Thief pulled from App Store

Sega's Rhythm Thief pulled from App Store

Having been released on the Apple App Store yesterday, Sega has now pulled Rhythm Thief & The Paris Caper from sale.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 10th 2014 at 11:54AM in News
$10bn+ spent on the Apple App Store in 2013

$10bn+ spent on the Apple App Store in 2013

Apple has revealed that over $10bn was spent on its App Store throughout 2013.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2014 at 2:15PM in News

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Ridiculous Fishing and Badland named as Apple's Games of the Year

Ridiculous Fishing and Badland named as Apple's Games of the Year

Apple has named its editorial and commercial Games of the Year on iTunes.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 17th 2013 at 10:06AM in News
EA CEO: Console living room dominance will likely end

EA CEO: Console living room dominance will likely end

The living room dominance Microsoft and Sony experience with consoles will soon be challenged, EA CEO Andrew Wilson reckons.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 4th 2013 at 2:07AM in News
Skylanders Collection Vault iOS app released

Skylanders Collection Vault iOS app released

Activision has launched a free companion app for its popular Skylanders franchise.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 27th 2013 at 7:25AM in News
Apple linked to Kinect creator buyout

Apple linked to Kinect creator buyout

According to reports Apple is in the final stages of buying PrimeSense for $345m.

by Laura Barnes
on Nov 18th 2013 at 12:26PM in News

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HMV app returns to App Store - minus in-app downloads

HMV app returns to App Store - minus in-app downloads

The controversial HMV music download app is back on iOS although its key bit of functionality has been cut.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 31st 2013 at 4:17PM in News
Apple posts first earnings decline in 11 years

Apple posts first earnings decline in 11 years

For the first time in 11 years Apple has posted an annual decline in earnings.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2013 at 10:59AM in News
Plants vs Zombies 2 launches on Android

Plants vs Zombies 2 launches on Android

Plants vs Zombies 2 has launched for Android devices, available now as a free download on the Google Play store.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 24th 2013 at 7:22AM in News
iPad Air and new iPad Mini ship next month

iPad Air and new iPad Mini ship next month

Apple has unveiled the iPad Air, a redesigned full-size tablet launching worldwide on November 1st.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 23rd 2013 at 6:24AM in News
Apple reduces iPhone 5C orders after low sales - report

Apple reduces iPhone 5C orders after low sales - report

The supposedly ‘budget’ debutant in Apple’s iPhone line-up is apparently not selling as well as was hoped.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 21st 2013 at 11:02AM in News
HMV refuses to remove new app from Apple App Store

HMV refuses to remove new app from Apple App Store

Apple has asked HMV to remove its new music downloading app from the iOS App Store – and the retailer has said no.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 18th 2013 at 3:20PM in News
New iPad reveal happening next week

New iPad reveal happening next week

Apple is widely expected to be preparing a reveal for its new iPad range later this month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2013 at 1:08PM in News
Turn your iPhone 5C case into a game on Connect 4

Turn your iPhone 5C case into a game on Connect 4

Although it’s obviously not Connect 4 because that’s trademarked.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 15th 2013 at 12:18PM in News
Study: Tablets, Smartphones hurting PC market

Study: Tablets, Smartphones hurting PC market

The worldwide PC market is in decline thanks to iOS and Android tablets, according to a new study from research firm Gartner.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 11th 2013 at 7:50AM in News