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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...

Mac App Store to provide incentive to product reviewers?

12/31/2010, While many of us may not like buying into marketing magic, we do now that referrals are a powerful way of marketing. Apple might be looking to capitalize on that, as the fruity company has filed a patent that would reward customers who review products. Of...

BMW Connected and Mini Connected iOS apps launched

12/31/2010, BMW owners should be happy to hear that the car maker has released two apps for the iOS platform this week. The first is targeted at the Mini brand, dubbed Mini Connected. The app allows users to track information about your car and also access web radio...

RunKeeper Pro going for free on iOS/Android

12/31/2010, Joggers out there who have been thinking about purchasing RunKeeper for iOS/Android but didn’t want to pay the $10 fee are in for a treat. The folks behind the app are offering the Pro version for free between now and the end of January. There is...

8mm Vintage Camera app makes your videos look retro

12/29/2010, With popular apps such as Instagram and many others, folks are getting back into the feel of sharing media that look like they were captured on vintage equipment. If you wanted to give your iPhone-captured videos that retro feel, the 8mm Vintage Camera...