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$1.1bn spent on App Store over Christmas

Apple has revealed that it had its biggest ever Christmas this year. The tech giant announce that over $1.1bn was spent on apps and in-app purchases during the Christmas break. The period also set ‘back-to-back weekly records’ for traffic and purchases. In addition, January 1st was the biggest single day …

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Minecraft continues to rule the App Store charts

Minecraft dominates the iPad and iPhone paid charts. The Pocket Edition of Mojang’s hit is No.1 on both platforms, while Telltale’s new episodic Story Mode takes second place in the iPad ranks and No.5 on iPhone. These titles are absent from the Grossing Top Tens which are ruled by mobile …

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PewDiePie tops the iPhone charts

YouTube superstar PewDiePie continues to be No.1 in the App Store charts this week. Legend of the Brofirst takes the top spot in the iPhone Paid charts, and second place in the iPad ranks. The mobile hit is out-selling regular chart-toppers Minecraft and Plague Inc on iPhone. The former falls …

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Now Telltale’s games have been pulled from the Apple App Store

Game of Thrones and Tales from the Borderlands are currently the only Telltale Games available to purchase from the Apple App Store. Eurogamer reports that The Walking Dead, Back to the Future, The Wolf Among Us, Jurassic Park and Sam and Max have all vanished. And not only are they …

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Plague Inc back on top in iPad and iPhone charts

Ndemic Creations’ disease-based strategy game Plague Inc is No.1 this week in the iPhone charts, and takes second place in the iPad Top Ten. Last week the title was No.7 in the iPhone ranks, while it wasn’t in the iPad Top Ten. Plague Inc debuted on iOS in May 2012, …

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Apple App Store hit by malware scam

It has emerged that a piece of Chinese malware was able to bypass Apple’s notoriously tough App Store safeguards. TechSpot reports that the creators of the malicious XcodeGhost code embedded it in a fake version of Apple’s Xcode developer software. This was then posted online where a number of developers …

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Star Wars: Uprising shoots to No.1 in iPad Free Top Ten

The new Star Wars mobile game Uprising was the best-selling free-to-play title on iPad last week. Uprising was released on September 9th and went straight to No.1. It was the seventh best-selling release on iPhone for the week, too. Meanwhile, Jonathan Topf’s Trick Shot was No.1 in the iPhone Paid …

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