Apple Removes Negative Reviews Caused By DRM Bug

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Yesterday the Apple’s App Stores were hit with a serious FairPlay DRM bug that corrupted app updates, rendering the apps useless. Apple fixed the problem, and later helped developers by removing negative reviews tied to the problem. According to TUAW, Apple removed negative app reviews on the apps affected by the bug, so developers are […]

Don’t Update iPhone & iPad Apps Until Further Notice

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There’s a big problem in the Apple App stores for the iPhone, iPad and the Mac App Store, and it could render apps unusable for anyone who updates to new versions of existing apps. The issue is not limited to apps from a single developer or to a handful of apps, but more than 100 […]

Big Sales Come to The iOS App Store For Independence Day

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Like many brick-and-mortar stores iOS developers and publishers seem to make every major U.S. holiday a reason for a sale. With Independence Day tomorrow, a number of publishers are slashing prices on their iPhone and iPad games, including a few games that rarely go on sale. Out of the major game publishers in the App […]

Why I Regret Buying the 16GB New iPad

Why I Regret Buying the 16GB New iPad

In March, I decided to pick up the new iPad, Apple’s third-generation tablet. I bought the 16GB model, the same amount of storage space that I had on my iPad 2. Before I bought the new iPad, I had doubts that the 16GB would be enough space and unfortunately, those worries have now played out […]

Jailbreak App Display Recorder Now Available in App Store

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Display Recorder, once a Jailbreak-only app, is now available in the App Store for anyone to buy. According to 9To5Mac, the iOS recording app was previously only available through Cydia for jailbreak users. The app lets users record the screen of their iPhone or iPad while offering commentary describing what’s happening on the screen. The […]

Apple By the Numbers at WWDC 2012

Is Apple planning WWDC 2013 for June 10th? If so, what does that tell us about the iPhone 5S release timing?

Apple kicked off the WWDC 2012 keynote with their usual set of facts and figures meant to wow the attendees and Apple fans around the world. Once again, the this portion of the presentation impressed with staggering facts and figures. First off, the tickets to the WWDC sold out in one hour and forty-three minutes, […]

Five Older iPhone Games That Are Still Great

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Fruit Ninja recently celebrated its second anniversary of being in the App Store. For such a young platform, that’s quite a long time. Hearing about how long Fruit Ninja has been around made us think of all the other games that we still enjoy on our iPhones (and now iPads) that were around for at […]

How to Find Free iPhone Games

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Don’t believe that there are no free iPhone games. The iPhone has a large number of fun and exclusive games avaialble for free. On top of all the free apps, Apple is launching a new free app promotion to deliver a free iPhone app or free iPad app every week. Developers also offer limited time […]

In-App Subscriptions Opens the Doors for Android

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In a blog post to developers, Google announced that the Android platform now supports in-app subscription, which will allow developers to more easily monetize additional content and services to users. This would allow developers to continue to build and expand existing apps and automatically charge users for new features. Google says that developers can set […]

F*** This S***! ‘Jailbreak’ Officially Apple’s New Four Letter Word

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If George Carlin wants to keep pace with Apple, he needs to update his list of Seven Words You Can Never Say on Television to include jailbreak. In addition to voiding the warranty of anyone who performs an iPhone 4S jailbreak, the company considers Jailbreak a dirty word in iTunes. A search for Jailbreak in the […]

Sprint Expands Carrier Billing Options for Google Play Store

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It looks like Sprint’s and Google’s partnership–which so far has graced areas such as Google Voice and Google Wallet–is about to expand carrier billing. Previously, Now Network subscribers were able to only charge the purchases of apps to their Sprint phone bills, but an expanded agreement between Sprint and Google will now allow consumers to […]

Skype for Windows Phone Exits Beta

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Windows Phone owners had an unexpected surprise this weekend as Microsoft-owned VoIP service Skype released its app to users. The app, which was previously in beta, could now be downloaded officially from Windows Phone Marketplace on Windows Phone handsets, such as the Nokia Lumia 900 and the HTC Titan II. Some new features on the […]

Will Developers Begin Shunning the Android Ecosystem?

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With news of another non-Google experience device coming later in the year to leverage Google’s own Android source code but use a different store and ecosystem, will developers continue developing for Google’s own Android platform in the future. We had reported earlier that Skyhook CEO Ted Morgan claims that a phone from a major tech […]

Interactive Apps like The Lost Gorilla are the Future of Children’s Books

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Children’s books hold a special place in many kids’ and parents’ hearts, but even the best of them can grate on your nerves after reading them hundreds of times. Many classic picture books, such as Goodnight Moon, are available in narrated video format, but playing videos for kids at bedtime isn’t always the best choice. […]

Sky Gamblers: Air Supremacy is Now Available on iPhone and iPad

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Sky Gamblers: Air Supremacy, the flight-sim game that Namco showed off at the new iPad event is now available in the App Store. While Namco showed it working on the new iPad, it will work on any iOS device that supports iOS 5. To get the most out of the game, Namco says you’ll need a […]

Windows Mobile Marketplace to Shut Down. Does Anyone Really Care?

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The title sounds harsh, especially coming from a long time Windows Mobile MVP, but it’s true. Some people care, but it’s misguided. The Windows Mobile Marketplace was thrown together after seeing how well a consolidated marketplace like the iTunes App Store did. For years, Windows Mobile did fine without a consolidated market. There were some 3rd party […]