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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...

Windows App Store shots might or might not be the real deal

04/11/2011, iTunes is certainly the runaway champion when it comes to application stores for mobile devices, but that doesn’t mean other companies are willing to be left behind. No sir, it seems as though Microsoft is ready to bite back with their Windows 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...

Guardly mobile personal safety app arrives on the App Store

04/07/2011, The Guardly mobile personal safety app is now available on the App Store, where iPhone and iPod touch users living in the US as well as Canada can get their hands on it – for a small fee of $9.99 monthly or $99.99 annually, of course. Just before...

Cablevision Optimum iPad app launched

04/04/2011, Like Time Warner did recently, Cablevision has just announced the launch of their iPad app, Optimum. Allowing users to stream everything that they can watch on their existing Cablevision subscription on the iPad for free, Optimum basically turns the iPad...

Microsoft vs. Apple: App Store trademark episode 2

03/30/2011, Microsoft has been attempting to block Apple’s trademark claim on “App Store” since January 2011. The company has filed a new document which basically says that App Store is “too generic” to be used as a trademark. To backup...

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...

Amazon launches Appstore with Angry Birds Rio and gets sued by Apple

03/22/2011, Looks like previous reports about the Amazon Appstore launching today were right. The Amazon Appstore is now for folks in the US, and offers 3,800 apps at the moment. The latest version of the addictive pig-smashing game, Angry Birds Rio was also released...

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...