Entries in 'apps' (14)

The six-year-old Apple App Store in numbers

The six-year-old Apple App Store in numbers

Apple’s App Store has reached the ripe old age of six, and as of right now contains some 1,252,777 apps.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 10th 2014 at 2:24PM in News
Games make up 85 per cent of top grossing apps on iOS and Android

Games make up 85 per cent of top grossing apps on iOS and Android

Nearly 85 per cent of the top 50 grossing apps on Apple's app store and Android's Google Play shop, a new study claims.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 9th 2014 at 10:32PM in News
Amazon refusing to abide by FTC requests to tackle mobile IAPs made by kids

Amazon refusing to abide by FTC requests to tackle mobile IAPs made by kids

A request by the US Federal Trade Commission designed to ease the problem of children making in-app purchases is reportedly being resisted by Amazon.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2014 at 3:52PM in News
Microsoft offering Xbox Live Gold refunds for entertainment app users

Microsoft offering Xbox Live Gold refunds for entertainment app users

There’s some money on offer for those who subscribed to Xbox Live to use services such as Netflix.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 14th 2014 at 2:48PM in News

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New publisher Chorus Worldwide wants to take Western games to the East

New publisher Chorus Worldwide wants to take Western games to the East

Western mobile game devs are being offered a new route into the lucrative Asian digital games market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 30th 2014 at 3:24PM in News
Budget could mean an end for 69p apps, cheap Steam games

Budget could mean an end for 69p apps, cheap Steam games

As well as not ushering in tax breaks, last week’s Budget may have brought with it another bad piece of gaming news.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2014 at 2:42PM 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
Pokemon Bank and Transporter 3DS apps arrive this month

Pokemon Bank and Transporter 3DS apps arrive this month

The Pokemon Bank and Pokemon Transporter apps will arrive on 3DS later this month, Nintendo has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 18th 2013 at 7:12PM in News

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PS4 gets 10 launch apps in UK

PS4 gets 10 launch apps in UK

There will be a total of ten apps available on PS4 in the UK when the machine launches.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 26th 2013 at 2:48PM in News
Sony names apps available for US PS4 launch

Sony names apps available for US PS4 launch

Sony has announced which digital entertainment apps will be available when the PlayStation 4 launches in America.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 8th 2013 at 11:52AM in News
13 apps ready for Xbox One UK launch window

13 apps ready for Xbox One UK launch window

Microsoft has outlined what apps will be offered to Xbox One owners between launch and spring 2014.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 8th 2013 at 11:09AM in News
Endemol moving into app publishing

Endemol moving into app publishing

Endemol, the UK production company behind Deal or No Deal and Big Brother, is expanding to app publishing.

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on Oct 22nd 2013 at 12:02PM in News

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Watch Dogs app H_ide arrives on iOS and Android

Watch Dogs app H_ide arrives on iOS and Android

Ubisoft has released a Watch Dogs spin-off app that’s available now on iOS and Android.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 21st 2013 at 1:38PM in News
iOS App Store turns five, hit games go free to celebrate

iOS App Store turns five, hit games go free to celebrate

Infinity Blade II and Tiny Wings are just some of the games you can download for free today as part of the iOS App Store's 5th birthday celebrations.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 8th 2013 at 10:57AM in News