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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 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...

Amazon to set their own prices on their own Android app store

01/17/2011, Bad news if you’re thinking of selling your apps on their upcoming Android app store – you don’t get the final say on what your app costs. According to a report online, you’ll be able to submit your app to Amazon with a suggested sales...

iOS app downloads to overtake music downloads by March

01/17/2011, We already knew that app downloads were a big thing, but did you ever stop and think how big a deal it could be? According to research, at the rate that app downloads are going, the App Store might overtake the iTunes Store sometime in March, since the...

10 Billionth downloader to win $10,000 iTunes gift card

01/14/2011, Fancy winning a $10,000 gift card from Apple? Apple has just announced that they will be offering a $10,000 reward to the lucky person who downloads the 10 billionth app from the iTunes App Store. As of now, about 9.76 billion apps have been download, so...

Microsoft opposes Apple’s trademark claim to the App Store

01/12/2011, Apple’s effort to trademark the name “App Store” is now facing some opposition from Microsoft, as the software giant argues that the phrase is too generic to register and would restrict competitors’ ability to use the term to describe their own...

Coverage app for iOS helps you compare carrier coverage

01/10/2011, With Verizon’s iPhone likely to arrive very soon, are you wondering what the difference between the coverage from various carriers such as AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile is? If you already own an iOS device, you might want to check out the...

VLC removed from App Store, now available on Cydia

01/09/2011, Many iPad and iPhone owners out there were probably overjoyed when the multi-format video player VLC arrived on the iOS platform. Issues immediately appeared over the program’s licensing and there was probably only one likely outcome to the whole issue...

Panasonic Viera Connect Tablet and App Store

01/07/2011, [CES 2011] Panasonic was demonstrating its app store that lets Viera TV users download games and play directly on the TV (from the Tablet). All it takes to play is to have a wireless game controller (from Panasonic?). This is a big deal for Panasonic as...

Mac App Store apps cracked already?

01/06/2011, Apple’s Mac App Store has only gone live for a few hours and folks out there have discovered how to get apps off it without paying. The trick involves downloading a free app, such as Twitter, from the Mac App Store and copying certain files for it that...

Amazon appstore now open for developers to submit apps

01/05/2011, We’ve been enjoying a wide selection of apps on Google’s Android Market for some time, and now it seems that we’re inching closer to another major Android app store out there, the Amazon appstore. We previously caught wind about this, so there...