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Four out of five App Store apps aren't visible - report

Four out of five App Store apps aren't visible - report

Apps that have no visibility at all – or “zombie apps” – make up 80 per cent of Apple's App Store library, new research from Adjust shows.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 14th 2014 at 4:31AM in News
Apple criticised for sexist engraving policy

Apple criticised for sexist engraving policy

Apple’s CEO Tim Cook has been hounded on Twitter after a consumer complained about the firm’s ‘sexist’ engraving rules.

by Laura Barnes
on Jul 11th 2014 at 1:24PM in News
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

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BlazBlue: BattleCards heading to iOS this fall

BlazBlue: BattleCards heading to iOS this fall

Fighting franchise BlazBlue is heading to iPhones and iPads later this year in the form of a card game, Aksys Games has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 7th 2014 at 6:54PM in News
Monster Hunter Freedom Unite now available on iOS app store

Monster Hunter Freedom Unite now available on iOS app store

Capcom's Monster Hunter Freedom Unite is out now on Apple's app store for iOS devices.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 7th 2014 at 1:08AM in News
Apple reveals new proprietary iOS graphics tech Metal

Apple reveals new proprietary iOS graphics tech Metal

The processing cost of outputting high-end graphics on iOS devices is to be reduced.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 3rd 2014 at 10:20AM in News
Apple Stores fall from 1st to 13th in Which favourite retailers survey

Apple Stores fall from 1st to 13th in Which favourite retailers survey

UK consumers are apparently falling out of love with Apple Stores over accusations of poor customer service.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 21st 2014 at 11:19AM in News

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IAP promo codes appear on iOS

IAP promo codes appear on iOS

iOS developers may soon be allowed to release promo codes that unlock virtual currency to be used for in-app purchases.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 19th 2014 at 12:59PM in News
MCV Jobs: Lionsgate appoints head of games, Apple hiring for multiple roles

MCV Jobs: Lionsgate appoints head of games, Apple hiring for multiple roles

In MCV’s round-up of the latest personnel news and hottest job opportunities, Liongsate appoints a new head of its video games division and Apple is hiring a technical support advisor.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on May 16th 2014 at 5:29PM in News
Titanfall companion app available on iOS and Android

Titanfall companion app available on iOS and Android

EA has released a companion app for multiplayer shooter Titanfall on both iOS and Android.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 16th 2014 at 2:57PM in News
iPad sales slump, although iPhone growth continues

iPad sales slump, although iPhone growth continues

While Apple’s iPhone continues to grow its sales, its iPad tablets are failing to do the same.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 24th 2014 at 12:25PM in News

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Samsung sales boss saw Jobs death as "best opportunity to attack iPhone"

Samsung sales boss saw Jobs death as "best opportunity to attack iPhone"

Documents unearthed as part of a US legal battle between Apple and Samsung have revealed the distasteful truth underpinning some corporate strategy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 17th 2014 at 11:12AM in News
Google Play downloads tracking 45% ahead of Apple App Store

Google Play downloads tracking 45% ahead of Apple App Store

A new report says that total Google Play downloads are currently tracking ahead of the Apple App Store in terms of volume.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2014 at 3:02PM in News
Halo co-creator scores $5m investment for tablet shooter Midnight Star

Halo co-creator scores $5m investment for tablet shooter Midnight Star

Bungie co-founder Alex Seropian's startup Industrial Toys has received a sizable investment from Accel Partners to develop his new mobile title, Midnight Star.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 7th 2014 at 9:14PM in News
Apps twice as likely to crash on iOS versus Android - report

Apps twice as likely to crash on iOS versus Android - report

Apple’s reputation as offering the most stable operating system around may not be accurate.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2014 at 11:50AM in News

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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
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
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