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Bad Piggies Breaks Rovio Records Bad Piggies Breaks Rovio Records

While Rovio’s Amazing Alex failed to capture the imagination of the mobile gaming public, the developer’s new Bad Piggies is becoming popular enough to rival Angry Birds. Rovio today announced that Bad Piggies reached the number one spot in the …

Google Play Celebrates 25 Billion Downloads with Five-Day Sale Google Play Celebrates 25 Billion Downloads with Five-Day Sale
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Today is a milestone day for Google Play. According to the Android blog, Google’s app store has surpassed the 25 billion downloads mark. As of now, Google Play houses 675,000 apps and games. Google Play is a little behind Apple’s …

Amazon Says Their App Store Is Best For Developers Amazon Says Their App Store Is Best For Developers

Did you hear? The Kindle Fire is officially sold out for good. That must mean that a Kindle Fire 2 announcement is imminent. Amazon saw great success with the hardware, but they want you to know that the apps are …

Over Two-Thirds Of The App Store Has Never Been Downloaded Over Two-Thirds Of The App Store Has Never Been Downloaded
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Plenty of developers have found success on Apple’s App Store. Hits like Angry Birds and Temple Run have sold millions. It seems like anybody can become a success on the App Store, but those success stories are actually the exception …

Apple Keeps Rejecting App That Notifies Users Every Time There’s a U.S. Drone Strike Apple Keeps Rejecting App That Notifies Users Every Time There’s a U.S. Drone Strike
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You wouldn’t think that there would be a problem with an app that aggregates news that’s currently publicly available on the web, but apparently there is. At least according to Apple. New York-based developers Josh Begley is befuddled. Why does …

Nom Nom Nom: App Store’s Food & Drink Category Goes Live Nom Nom Nom: App Store’s Food & Drink Category Goes Live

Apple’s rumored foray into the world of culinary categorization has finally commenced, as you can now sort apps in the App Store by a new category: Food & Drink. The category, which likely pulled most of its apps from the …

Don’t Make Political Statements In Your iPhone Games Don’t Make Political Statements In Your iPhone Games
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It’s rare that the real world crosses into the gaming world, but the results are usually problematic when it does. That’s the case today as a game about a relatively unknown string of islands has been pulled from the App …

Pole Dancer App Will Turn Your 12-Year-Old Into “A Lap Dancing Sexpot” Pole Dancer App Will Turn Your 12-Year-Old Into “A Lap Dancing Sexpot”

Last week we brought you a story that offered a little insight into the process of how Apple reviews and approves apps for the iOS App Store. It turns out that the App Store review team is a drastically understaffed …

Twitter For iOS Getting A Major Overhaul With iOS 6 Twitter For iOS Getting A Major Overhaul With iOS 6

It’s often been said that Twitter and the iPhone are kind of like peanut butter and chocolate: two great things that weren’t made for each other, but go together so well that you’d almost think they were. That’s due in …

Apple Does Devs A Favor, Removes Negative Reviews After Crash Bug Apple Does Devs A Favor, Removes Negative Reviews After Crash Bug
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Earlier this morning we told you that Apple had fixed the bug in the App Store that caused several recently-updated apps to crash on launch. The problem apparently originated with an Apple server responsible for adding DRM code to apps. …

Russian Malware Sneaks Into App Store, Google Play Russian Malware Sneaks Into App Store, Google Play
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While critics often complain about the “walled garden” ecosystem of the iOS platform and its App Store, there’s one thing that’s hard to deny: iOS is about as secure as you could want it to be. While malware on the …

Apple Resolves App Store Update Problem Apple Resolves App Store Update Problem
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Apple has fixed a bug that was causing certain updates to crash on launch. Yesterday we told you that many users were experiencing a bug that caused recently updated apps to crash on launch. The update affected over three dozen …

App Store Bug Causes Newly Updated Apps To Crash App Store Bug Causes Newly Updated Apps To Crash
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Sometimes in life, the littlest things can be the most exciting. When you’re young and living on your own for the first time, you get a little thrill out of checking your mail and seeing stuff addressed to you, even …

Apple App Store Reviewers Look At Penises All Day Apple App Store Reviewers Look At Penises All Day
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By most accounts, Apple’s App Store is pretty awesome. Introduced in 2008 with the iPhone 3G, the App Store allowed third party developers the chance to put their software in the hands of iPhone users. It spawned the famous “there’s …

The Amazing Spider Man Game Launches on Android, iOS The Amazing Spider Man Game Launches on Android, iOS

Gameloft is teaming up with marvel to launch The Amzing Spiderman movie game release on Android and iOS. The game is based on the original film storyline, so if this is a movie you can’t wait to see, you will …

iTunes 11 To Get Better Sharing, iCloud Integration iTunes 11 To Get Better Sharing, iCloud Integration

Back in April we brought you news that the next version of iTunes, iTunes 11, was working its way through Apple’s internal testing. Little was known about what iTunes 11 would look like, except that it was supposed to bring …

Apple App Store Search Gets A Boost From Chomp Apple App Store Search Gets A Boost From Chomp

Back in February we brought you news that Apple had acquired Chomp. Chomp was a search engine focused specifically on apps for the iOS and Android platforms. By the time news of the purchase broke, however, several of Chomp’s most …

Apple Plants The App Store Flag In 32 More Countries Apple Plants The App Store Flag In 32 More Countries

Apple’s march toward global application domination continues. Last week during Apple’s WWDC 2012 keynote, CEO Tim Cook promised that the App Store would be coming to 32 more countries around the world. An email from Apple to iOS and OS …

Apple App Store Now Carries 650,000 Apps with 30 Billion Already Downloaded Apple App Store Now Carries 650,000 Apps with 30 Billion Already Downloaded

Apple CEO Tim Cook just announced an amazing milestone for the company at today’s (June 11th – 15th) Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC 2012) in San Francisco. The news is, the app store now has over 650,000 apps available and there …

Temple Run Gets A “Brave” Makeover For iOS, Android Temple Run Gets A “Brave” Makeover For iOS, Android

If you’ve paid very much attention to the world of iOS and Android gaming, you’ve probably heard of Temple Run. It’s an addictive little game wherein you help the main character – an Indiana Jones lookalike – escape from some …

App Store Gets Free App Of The Week, Editor’s Choice App Store Gets Free App Of The Week, Editor’s Choice

Apple has taken some extra steps to promote new apps in the iOS and Mac App Stores. If you go to the Featured section of the App Store on your iOS device or your Mac, you’ll see a few apps …