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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...

Amazon to monitor their app store

03/03/2011, Amazon’s upcoming app store has been in the pipeline for quite some time now, but we still have yet to see any sign of it. According to some reports online, it looks like Amazon might be launching their app store in the near future. In light of the...

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...

View iOS app info from Twitter itself

02/17/2011, Twitter has just upgraded their services to include iTunes App Store integration. Now you no longer have to go into iTunes or the online iTunes App Store just to find out more about an app – the Twitter site now lists the important app information at...

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 explains why Sony Reader was rejected

02/01/2011, Here’s an update on the situation regarding Apple’s rejection of the Sony Reader app. Apple has come forward with an official statement saying that Sony’s app was rejected on the grounds that it didn’t follow its policy concerning...

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...

Apple opens AppStore Twitter account

01/24/2011, We all know that Apple recently hit the 10 billion app download mark, and now they’ve set up a Twitter account for the App Store. It is uncertain if the two events are related, but we do know that the App Store Twitter account will be offering app...

Viber updated to v1.1, adds call quality indicator

01/24/2011, Viber is a very useful iPhone app for making free calls to friends on the same service using a data connection. Of course, no service is perfect and sometimes you’re limited by the quality of the data connection that you’re using. Now Viber has...

$10,000 winning call from Apple hung up by lady

01/23/2011, You know how skeptical the world is when a lady actually hung up when an Apple rep called her to tell her that she was the winner of a $10,000 gift card simply by virtue of her downloading the 10 billionth app from the App Store. Gail Davis, a woman who...

10 billion App Store downloads and still counting

01/23/2011, Well, that didn’t take too long, did it? It is slightly more than a week since Apple posted about their 10 billion App Store download counter, and in that time period, this milestone was achieved. To get a visual idea of how large 10 billion is,...

iDOS returns to the App Store

01/20/2011, For those of you who missed out on purchasing iDOS when it was released on the iTunes App Store last October, and then quickly taken down, guess what? You’ve been given a second chance to download it. For some strange reason, Apple has allowed the...

Samsung’s TV App Store hits 2 million downloads

01/18/2011, It wasn’t too long ago that Samsung announced that it had surpassed 1 million downloads for its TV App Store and now the Korean company has announced that the store has surpassed 2 million downloads, confirming that there is quite a bit of interest from...