App Stores See Massive Sales Over Holidays

Apple’s App Store and Google’s Play Store saw massive gains over the Christmas holiday as people stayed at home.

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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.…

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…

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…

“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…

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…

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…

Kindle Fire and Amazon Appstore Get In-App Purchases

Over at the Amazon Appstore developer blog today the announcement went out that an Android SDK and an in-app purchasing API are now available for app developers. The in-app purchasing API will enable developers to offer content and subscription purchases…

Draw Something Downloaded 50 Million Times in 50 Days

We’ve already reported on the huge success that is Draw Something. That success, however, has now become record-breaking and, quite frankly, unbelievable. VentureBeat is reporting that Draw Something has been downloaded more than 50 Million times from Apple’s App Store.…

Sun Covering Up its Page 3 Girls for Apple?

Yesterday, the Sun’s iPad app made headlines because it was reportedly somehow able to sneak nudity past Apple’s app approval process, which is notoriously strict (even with cartoon nudity).

Is Apple Displaying a “Puritan” Double Standard?

Update: According to reports, Apple has "quietly reinstated a shopping app from a beachwear retailer that sells bikinis."