London-based music streaming service Bloom.fm claims it has been blocked from buying ads on Apple’s iAd platform because it is a competitor to the company’s iTunes Radio service.
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Classic SimCity fans will be glad to hear that SimCity 4 Deluxe Edition is now exclusively available in the Mac App Store for $19.99. This special edition includes the Rush Hour expansion pack, which brings a monorail, ferry, and two new disaster scenarios to the game.
Amazon has announced that it is acquiring digital comics platform Comixology. The digital comics firm operates both a online comics store, and a mobile comics app. Their app was the top-grossing non-game iPad app in 2013.
Apple has released an update for its popular Mac video editing app iMovie. Version 10.0.3 brings various improvements to the app.
Apple has released Xcode 5.1.1 to the general public, exactly one week after seeding a golden master build to developers. 5.1.1 is a bug fix release.
Apple today confirmed to Re/code that iOS, OS X, and “key web services” were not affected by the security flaw know as Heartbleed.
I’ll admit, I haven’t played too many games in the card battling genre, or the empire-building genre either. So, when I was asked to review a game that combines the two genres, I wasn’t exactly excited. However, once I sat down and started playing, I was intrigued.
Apple may be planning on adding high-resolution music downloads to iTunes as part of a planned revamp of it’s download music service. The new offering would be made up of lossless 24-bit audio files that Apple has already been receiving from record companies for several years.
Google is reportedly ready to allow anyone in the US to be a glasshole. The offer will only be available for one day, and of course you’ll still need the $1,500 to pay for your Google Glass headset.
Nike has announced the opening of their San Francisco-based Nike+ Fuel Lab that the company says will build on the work already done through the 2013 Nike+ Accelerator program, and will establish NikeFuel as the universal way to measure and motivate for any kind of movement.
Apple is reportedly planning on hiring as many as four new digital ad agencies, according to a new report from Ad Age.
Intel’s next-generation Haswell CPUs could arrive as early as next month, allowing their use in Apple’s new iMacs and MacBook Pros that industry analyst Ming Chi Kuo predicts for later this year.
If KGI securities analyst Ming Chi Kuo – who is usually fairly reliable when it comes to predictions about Apple – is correct, Apple will release a metric buttload of new products in the second half of 2014, including a $1,000(!) iWatch.
Research firm ChangeWave has published the results of their latest survey, and it shows interest in a larger-screen iPhone 6 is running at an all-time high among early-adopters and professionals.
Apple has seeded a new build of OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 to developers. The new seed, build 13D38, comes less than a week after the previous seed, build 13D33.
Apple’s Vice President of Human Interface Greg Christie, he of “Slide to Unlock” fame, will be leaving the company after clashing with Apple’s SVP of Industrial Design, Jony Ive. Ive took on a role of “providing leadership” for the Human Interface teams in late 2012, after Scott Forstall left the company.