A study released on Thursday shows the dominance of “freemium” titles on the iOS platform where revenue is concerned. The study says that in-app purchases made through free apps accounted for 71% of the total iPhone app revenue in February.
Apple has released an update to its iOS app, Find My Friends. A slightly tweaked user interface for searches and notifications based on proximate location are included in the update, which brings the app up to version 2.1.
Simplistic arcade games had been all the rage since their inception, however the craze has dwindled down in recent years. With all of the action packed excitement and pristine graphic quality of new games on the market, users can sometimes forget the sheer joy and fun that comes with playing a simple, yet addicting, arcade-style game.
Apple has released a nice (albeit minor) update for their Find my Friends app today, adding a new interface for location-based alerts. The new interface brings a number of improvements, such as the ability to fine-tune the location threshold for any given alert – useful if, for instance, you work or live somewhere with multiple adjacent buildings.
Twitter rolled out a massive update today for their popular TweetDeck Twitter management app for Mac, despite having announced plans to discontinue the app.
If someone asked who the #1 publisher of non-game apps was on Apple’s App Store, most people would probably guess it was Apple – but as the latest data from App Annie reveals, those people would be dead wrong.
Twitterrific has long been one of the most popular 3rd-party Twitter clients for iOS, and today, IconFactory has made it even better, updating the app to version 5.2, and adding push notification support (for mentions, direct messages, favorites, retweets, and new followers), as well as a whole host of other assorted improvements and updates.
If you’re someone who networks often and goes to a lot of conferences, there’s a good chance you have a large number of business cards. Of course, you would want an easier way to organize and save them besides stuffing them away in your wallet or around your desk. There are some card readers that will do the trick by scanning the business card and saving basic contact info. Most of these card scanners do the job, but if you want something more detailed with a few more bells and whistles, the team behind DocScanner has just the answer for you.
Flipboard released a major 2.0 update for their popular iOS app today, adding an impressive new feature for creating personalized magazines on any topic of your choosing, as well as improvements to search, notifications, and more.
Google has released version 2.1 of its Gmail app for iOS, adding swipe controls to allow you to move back and forth between emails without returning to the inbox.
It’s easter, and aside from easter egg hunts, too much chocolate and bunnies, there’s one thing that happens every year – Easter app sales! EA, Capcom and SEGA are celebrating the occasion by slashing prices on a lot of their apps, so now’s the time to bag a bargain.
Originally announced to launch in the spring, the release of Plants vs Zombies 2 is now slated for ‘early summer 2013’, meaning fans of the popular game will have a little longer to wait.
As competition between music streaming apps such as Spotify, Pandora, and iHeartRadio continues to increase, Spotify has taken the opportunity to try to get an edge over the competition by releasing their first ever series of television commercials! The commercials first aired last night (March 25) on U.S. television station NBC.
Google poked a serious hole in the internet experience for many users (myself included) when they announced that they would be discontinuing Google Reader this summer. We’ve been doing our homework since reading that fateful announcement, and have come up with what we consider to be some excellent alternatives to replace Google Reader in its entirety.
Google today released a major update for the Google+ app for iOS, bringing a number of new features, including Snapseed’s filters and photo editing enhancements, as well as a newly redesigned profile page, an improved notification tray, and more.
It’s a feature that’s been available in the US for some time, but at last us folk on the other side of the pond can get our hands on Facebook VoIP calling.