Entries in 'Apple' (138)

Apple launches showcase page to highlight App Store indie titles

Apple launches showcase page to highlight App Store indie titles

The Apple App Store now offers an 'Indie Game Showcase' page, highlighting noteworthy iOS titles developed by indie studios.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 23rd 2014 at 10:48PM in News
Flappy Bird to receive re-release

Flappy Bird to receive re-release

Flappy Bird will eventually see a return to mobile marketplaces, creator Dong Nguyen has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 21st 2014 at 5:16AM in News
Google Play update allows cross-platform multiplayer with iOS

Google Play update allows cross-platform multiplayer with iOS

Owners of Android and iOS devices are now able to compete against one another online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2014 at 3:07PM in News
Apple launches cheaper 8GB iPhone 5C

Apple launches cheaper 8GB iPhone 5C

An 8GB version of the supposedly ‘budget’ iPhone 5C is now available.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2014 at 9:24AM in News

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Apple shortens iPhone returns policy period

Apple shortens iPhone returns policy period

Apple has shortened its return policy for the iPhone from 30 to just 14 days.

by Laura Barnes
on Mar 13th 2014 at 12:53PM in News
Apple adds in-app-purchase warnings to App Store listings

Apple adds in-app-purchase warnings to App Store listings

Apple's App Store now displays in-app purchase warnings in its search results.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Mar 12th 2014 at 12:29PM in News
Buoyant Blackberry boss says iPhone users are "wall huggers"

Buoyant Blackberry boss says iPhone users are "wall huggers"

Having been defeated by Apple in more or less aspect of its business, Blackberry has decided to mock its rival over the iPhone’s battery life.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 11th 2014 at 2:29PM in News
BBC announces Stig-themed Top Gear smartphone game

BBC announces Stig-themed Top Gear smartphone game

Top Gear: Race the Stig is due for release on iOS, Android and Windows Phone today.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 6th 2014 at 10:55AM in News

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60 Flappy Bird clones hit Apple App Store daily - report

60 Flappy Bird clones hit Apple App Store daily - report

An average of 60 Flappy Bird clones are uploaded onto the iTunes App Store every day, according to a new report.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 5th 2014 at 7:07PM in News
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

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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
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

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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
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
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