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IDC/App Annie: App Store Revenue Likely to Double by 2018

Posted on 31/03/2015 by Chris Hauk


Data from IDC and App Annie indicate that Apple’s App Store, and Google’s Play marketplace are both likely to see their revenues double over the next four years. This suggests that Apple’s App Store revenues could hit $20 billion in 2018.


New 500 Coloring Pages App Keeps Kids Entertained

Posted on 30/03/2015 by Chris Hauk


Sopot, Poland development studio Playground today announced their 500 Coloring Pages app for the iPhone and iPad. The app allows users to choose from 500 coloring pages of varying difficulty.


The Rise and Relevance of Social Live Streaming

Posted on 27/03/2015 by Ian Fuchs


Only a few years ago, Twitter was a bit of a mystery in the world of MySpace and Facebook, and has since become a dominant source of news, conversation, and information, and the next wave of social platforms is coming (or may already be here).


Twitter Launches Periscope Live Broadcasting App for iPhone

Posted on 26/03/2015 by Chris Hauk


Twitter has released their new Periscope app for the iPhone. The app, recently acquired by Twitter, allows users to stream live broadcasts to Twitter followers. The app is a direct competitor to such apps as Meerkat and Hang w/.


Flexibits Releases Fantastical 2 – Advanced Calendaring for Your Mac

Posted on 25/03/2015 by Chris Hauk


Flexibits on Wednesday announced the release of an updated version of Fantastical, their already great Mac calendaring program. Fantastical 2 for Mac has been given an all new design, and includes numerous OS X Yosemite features, including a Today Widget, Handoff support, and more.


Pixar Releases Renderman for Free Non-Commercial Use

Posted on 24/03/2015 by Chris Hauk


If you’ve always longed to make movies like Toy Story, Finding Nemo, or WALL-E, now is your chance. Pixar is releasing their in-house rendering software, Renderman, as a free download for non-commercial use.


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