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Apple removes incentivized app-installs

05/01/2011, Apple has announced that they will be banning the practice of “incentivized app installs”. For awhile now we’ve been seeing a huge number of apps that ask users to download another app to enable more options or features in the current...

Android beats iPhone over number of free apps

04/27/2011, Apart from Android overtaking iOS in terms of adoption rate, we now have another piece of news that will surely raise the flame wars between both camps up by another notch – app store analytics provider Distimo’s latest published report points...

App Store trademark fight begins on Amazon’s side

04/26/2011, There are many people who were more than happy that Amazon’s Android Appstore has been introduced, as they believe that this will prove to be a timely boost to the Android ecosystem as it is still behind the industry benchmark – the Apple App...

Kick to Pick lets babies choose their own names

04/08/2011, One of the most challenging things that a father and mother have to do is name their child. What name do you choose? Do you name your child after someone famous? Or something you like? Are you afraid that your kid will grow up hating his or her name? Well...

Vimeo to offer video editing functions as part of YouTube rival DNA

03/29/2011, If you want to go head to head against an 800 pound gorilla, what better weapon to have than a heavier fist and some really serious firepower to knock it out cold, although some others might prefer to take the more cunning route of a poison-laced banana....

Samsung Apps store arrives at 100 million downloads

03/24/2011, The Samsung Apps store has just crossed the 100 million download mark, which is pretty impressive considering the whole store isn’t even a year old. Of course, this pales in comparison with Apple’s App Store and their passing of the...

Google TV remote released (iOS)

03/18/2011, Google has recently released its Google TV remote app for iOS devices. The app which was previously only available on Android devices can now work on your Apple iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad (iOS 3.0 and above). With the app, folks can switch channels,...

Amazon App Store opening next Tuesday?

03/18/2011, According to Wired, their trusted source has reported that Amazon’s app store will be launched on the Android operating system on Tuesday, March 22. The Amazon app store will be accessible as an app on Android devices, or through their website,...

Opera launches Mobile App Store

03/08/2011, Opera has just announced the launch of the Opera Mobile Store, an app store for all phones and devices that uses the Opera Mini and Opera Mobile browsers. All users have to do is head to mobilestore.opera.com in their phone web browsers, select their...

Amazon announces DRM for their app store

03/07/2011, Amazon has just made public their plans for their upcoming app store. The main difference the Amazon app store will have from the Android Market is that apps sold on the Amazon app store will have Digital Rights Management (DRM) to prevent piracy. The DRM...

Sony NGP doesn’t stand a chance against the Apple App Store?

03/02/2011, According to an interview with Neil Young, CEO of ngmoco, a successful mobile game developer/publisher, the Next Generation Portable (NGP or Sony PlayStation Portable 2 for those not in the know) will be “dead on arrival” when it comes out...

Windows Phone 7 Connector arrives at Mac App Store

02/16/2011, Apple’s Mac App Store has one additional high profile company taking part in it, as Microsoft has added its Windows Phone 7 Connector to the store as a free download. This version is similar to the earlier version, though it offers official support for...

Apple launches subscriptions on the App Store

02/15/2011, Apple has announced that its new subscription service is now available to all publishers of content-based apps on the App Store, including magazines, newspapers, video, music and more. Apple still keeps a 30 percent cut of the payments that are made...

Apple rejects Sony Reader Store app

02/01/2011, Looks like Apple is tightening its iron grip over the iTunes App Store. The big fruity company has been reported to have rejected Sony’s eBook store app – the Sony Reader Store from the iTunes App Store. The reason for the rejection was due to...