Mobile

UK App Store prices to jump 25% to reflect weak pound

Apple has just announced that prices on the UK App Store will rise as a reaction to the falling exchange rate between the dollar and the pound. Where a $0.99 app in the US used to cost 79p in the UK, it will now cost 99p. As far as Apple …

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Pokemon Go grew mobile market by $950m without impacting rivals

Pokemon’s Go massive success in 2016 didn’t come at the expense of its biggest rivals in the mobile space. According to app ecosystem analyst App Annie the game hit $950m in revenue by the end of 2016, yet its competitors weren’t notably affected by this massive haul. The report stated: …

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The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth and Sunless Sea are coming to iOS

Two beloved indie creations are finally getting the mobile treatment. One of them is Edward McMillen’s The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth, which has finally landed on iOS yesterday. The Nicalis-published title is priced at 10.99, but doesn’t include expansions Afterbirth (which launched in late 2015) or Afterbirth+ (which released earlier …

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Lara Croft Go, Hitman Go and Deus Ex Go now free on Amazon Underground

Lara Croft Go, Hitman Go and Deus Ex Go are now free to download on Amazon Underground. Square Enix Montreal announced the news yesterday via Twitter for US users, but the same promotion has now arrived in the UK. Amazon Underground is available on all Amazon Fire tablets, Fire TV …

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If Mario can’t leap the £8 hurdle, how will he clear the £200 Switch flagpole?

Super Mario Run has had a bit of a bumpy start on iOS. It might have been downloaded over 37 million times worldwide over its opening weekend according to analyst AppAnnie (almost 2 million of which occurred in the UK alone), but it seems the wider market isn’t so confident. …

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Update will cripple remaining Galaxy Note 7 handsets

Are you a Galaxy Note 7 user? We are the bearers of bad news. Aside from the fact that you could literally burn your house down, killing your loved ones in the process, you’re also soon going to find that your handset has become severely restricted. Having already blocked the …

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