All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Apple App Store’

Apple App Store Sales Reached $10 Billion In 2013

Are you an Apple App Store developer? Did you create a best selling app in 2013? If so, you may have contributed to the Apple App Store’s best month ever. Apple announced this morning that App Store sales reached $10 billion in 2013. Amazingly enough, $1 billion of that was made in December alone making it the most successful month …

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Android is Still Missing Top iPad Apps

Though it took years for Android’s smartphone apps to catch up with iTunes, manufacturers were ready for the iPad, and Android tablets have caught up to Apple’s hardware in no time. Google itself is even pushing a mini-tablet. It turns out, though, that app developers aren’t quite as excited for Android tablets as consumers are. Analyst firm Canalys this week …

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Bastion Out Now For iPhone, iPod

Bastion is one of those indie titles that, like Braid and Limbo, gained popularity on the merits of its interesting art style, intriguing story, and solid, simple gameplay. In addition to these qualities, Bastion’s aurally-pleasing narration also set it apart and made it unique. Today, Supergiant Games, the developers of Bastion, announced that the game is now available for the …

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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 U.S. iTunes App Store in just over three hours after its release on September 27th. The company claims that makes …

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Verizon Data Breach Report Available as a Free iBook

Verizon’s 2012 Data Breach Investigations Report was released as a PDF back in March, but now those interested in the world of digital espionage can kick back and read the report on their iPad, as Verizon is releasing the entire report as an iBook. The report revealed that Anonymous “hacktivism,” is on the rise worldwide. “Hacktivism” is generally understood to …

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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 has already been 30 billion downloads. Very impressive! Of course, well over 200,000 of those apps are specifically designed for …

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Fruit Ninja Still Slicing After Two Years

It’s hard to believe how explosive the mobile gaming scene has become. It was only just a few years ago that we were still playing basic and admittedly pretty awful games on our mobile phones to just pass the time. Now mobile games are selling by the millions and even getting their own theme park attractions. Halfbrick was one of …

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Twitter For iPhone and Android Updated and Improved

Twitter has updated its mobile apps for both iPhone and Android. The updated app can now be downloaded at the Apple App Store or at Google Play. The announcement came from Twitter Product Manager Sung Hu Kim in a post at the Twitter blog. Kim states the apps now feature improved discover, search, and notifications. The “Discover” tab in the …

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LinkedIn iPad App Officially Launches

LinkedIn, the popular business and professional networking social network, has officially launched its new iPad app – and it’s surprisingly robust. The app is available for download in Apple’s App Store, and an announcement has been posted to the LinkedIn blog by Manish Sharma, LinkedIn’s Senior Product Manager for mobile and tablet. The blog was unavailable for some time this …

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“Dabble” Launched by Former Twitter Vice President

After Instagram was recently bought by Facebook for a hefty $1 billion, it’s to be expected that mobile app stores will see more photo-sharing apps pop up to get in on the action. In fact, an argument could be made that there is a place in the market for an Instagram replacement, given the reaction to its purchase by some …

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Max Payne Released for Apple’s App Store

With the anticipation building for Max Payne 3, Rockstar has released the original Max Payne for Apple’s touch devices. The game is now available in the App Store for $2.99, a good price for such a classic game. When the original Max Payne was released over a decade ago, its dark story and creative gameplay made it an instant favorite …

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Instagram’s Rise to $1 Billion [Infographic]

Visually has created an infographic telling the story of the first 17 months of Instagram and the steps on its path to being bought by Facebook for a ridiculous $1 billion. Instagram, in case you don’t know, is a popular mobile photo-sharing app for iPhone and Android smartphones. It has made some huge strides just in the last few months, …

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