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BBM For The Desktop Might Not Be Arriving Anytime Soon

02/28/2014, BBM for desktop? Now where have we heard that before? Our readers might recall that it was only a few days ago that BlackBerry’s CEO, John Chen, expressed the company’s interest in potentially moving BBM beyond handsets. This has led to speculation...

In-App Purchases Are The Windows Store’s Main Revenue Source

02/28/2014, As it stands, Microsoft is boasting 146,395 apps in its Windows Store, and in a recent post by the company on their blog, it has been found to no one’s surprise that despite the Windows Store not being as populated compared to other app stores, once...

New Tony Hawk Game Will Be Exclusive To Mobile

02/27/2014, Remember the other day there was talk about there possibly being a new Tony Hawk game? This was first hinted at by Tony Hawk himself during his radio show, which was later confirmed by Activision themselves who revealed that they were working with Tony...

Google Hangouts App Updated For iOS 7

02/27/2014, For Android users running the latest version of Android (KitKat), chances are you use Google Hangouts on a regular basis simply because Google has decided it was a good idea to merge SMS and Google Hangouts into a single app. At the same time, the app...

WhatsApp For Windows Phone To Get More Privacy Features

02/27/2014, If you have used WhatsApp before, you know that WhatsApp provides statuses on you that your friends and contacts can see. Basically it tells them when was the last time that you were seen online on WhatsApp. It’s handy if you want to check if a...

Nokia X To Come Preloaded With Line Messaging App

02/27/2014, Back at MWC 2014, Nokia surprised everyone by announcing the Nokia X series of Android handsets. An odd move by a company who has not been shy to throw their eggs into the Windows Phone basket, and for a company on the cusp of being acquired by Microsoft,...

Peter Molyneux Thinks The Free-To-Play Model Needs To Go

02/27/2014, The free-to-play model is a model that many developers have chosen to adopt these days for their games. It basically makes a game free for download, but at the same time monetizes by charging gamers for in-app purchases. It is a good way to get gamers to...

0.15% Of Gamers Contribute To 50% Of In-App Purchases [Study]

02/27/2014, Say what you will about the free-to-play model or in-app purchases, but they’re here to stay, although interestingly enough it has been found that while these models are indeed doing very well with titles like Candy Crush raking in over $600,000 a day,...

Mobile Gaming Revenue Is On The Rise [Study]

02/27/2014, Mobile gaming is a big deal. With most people owning a smartphone or a tablet these days, creating a game for such platforms does make perfect sense. In fact the IDC has recently released some numbers which shows proof that the revenue made by mobile...

Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes To Get iDROID Companion App

02/26/2014, One of the added benefits of playing on a console system like the Wii U or the Nintendo 3DS is that you have two screens to play with. One could be used as a map or your inventory while the other screen displays the main content. Well the good news is...

Nokia Launches Contest To Attract Android Developers

02/26/2014, One of the problems that might potentially hold the Nokia X from becoming one of the more popular Android phones would be its apps. Due to the fact that it runs a forked version of Android, it means that it does not have access to Google’s services,...

Pebble App Ported Onto The Nokia XL

02/26/2014, One of the main concerns of Nokia running a forked version of Android would be app availability. Nokia has reassured customers that 75% of Android apps will be compatible with their version of Android, while the remainder will require porting. Well the...

BBM Could Move Beyond Handsets, According To CEO

02/25/2014, BBM one of the services of BlackBerry that is extremely popular. Before its release on iOS and Android, it was only available exclusively on BlackBerry which prompted some phone buyers to purchase a BlackBerry just for that feature. However what is the...