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iPhone lifts Apple profits

Apple posted unexpectedly successful quarterly results yesterday in the face of tight economic times. Net profit had reached $1.21bn during the quarter; a notable rise from the $1.05bn attained in the same three-month period last year. Sales were also uncharacteristically up for a sector looking down, jumping 8.7 per cent …

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Trip Hawkins: iPhone is freaking out Sony and Nintendo

Trip Hawkins, games industry legend and founder of publishing powerhouse EA, has stated that he believes the success of Apple’s iPhone has major platform holders worried. Hawkins is the current chief executive of mobile games developer Digital Chocolate, and has enjoyed great success on Apple’s device. The iPhone is by …

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iPhone App Store: The games floodgates open

The iPhone/iPod Touch App Store is officially open for business and the leading lights in mobile games are falling over themselves to put their wares in the shop window. In no particular order: Gameloft has released Diamond Twister, Platinum Solitaire, Platinum Sudoku, Bubble Bash (all $7.99), Brain Challenge and Chess …

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