Apple Encourages Developers To Adopt Subscriptions In New Video

The subscription model is a sustainable model because it ensures that developers can continue to make money after the product is sold. It also incentivizes developers to keep their apps updated with new features for users after its release, and this is a model that Apple is pushing its developers to adopt.


‘Professor Layton and the Curious Village’ Coming To iOS Devices

If you enjoy playing puzzle style games, there might be a chance you are familiar with Level-5’s Professor Layton series. The game has been launched mostly for Nintendo’s handheld consoles, but some have made their way onto mobile, such as Professor Layton and the Curious Village which was released in Japan earlier this year.


Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Has Managed To Earn $50 Million To Date

Back in 2017, Nintendo launched Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp. Nintendo has been steadily making its foray into mobile games and so far they seem to be fairly successful. According to the latest figures by Sensor Tower (via Gamasutra), it turns out that the game has managed to earn Nintendo a cool $50 million to date.


Dating App ‘Bumble’ Adds Digital Wellbeing Tool With ‘Snooze’ Mode

Digital wellbeing seems to be the buzzword of the season. Many tech companies are starting to incorporate such tools into their products and services, such as YouTube who recently introduced a tool to let users know how long they’ve spent watching videos on their platform. Now it looks like dating app Bumble is doing the same.


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Google’s Blog Compass App Lets Users Manage Their Blogs On The Go

If managing your blog on the go is something you’re interested in, then you might be interested to learn that Google has launched an app called Blog Compass that has been designed to give bloggers a way to manage their blogs from their phones. This will be more than just an app to let users post, but will also give insights and also highlight topics that are trending.


Report Claims Top iOS Apps Are Monetizing Location Data

Apple’s App Store charts are a great way to see what everyone is using at the moment and what some of the most popular apps are around. Now unfortunately for some of these apps, it appears that not all of them are on the straight and narrow because in a report shared with 9to5Mac, it appears that some of these top iOS apps are actually monetizing your location data.


Tor Project Releases Mobile Browser For Android

The Tor Project surprised its fans this week by releasing its mobile browser for Android. The organization has released the first alpha of the Tor browser for Android as part of the Tor Browser v8 update that was released earlier this week. It’s the first ever mobile browser from the organization that’s behind the Tor network and the eponymous browser.


H1Z1 Will Be Getting Its Own Mobile Version

Battle royale-styled games are pretty hot at the moment. Take a look at PUBG and Fortnite, the latter in which it has been reported to be making $2 million a day on iOS alone. With that being said, it’s not surprising to see that other companies want in on the action, and it looks like fans and gamers of H1Z1 can look forward to a mobile version of the game.


Google Could Be Working On A Loyalty Program For The Play Store

Companies such as Microsoft, Apple, and Google usually try to encourage users to shop within their ecosystem. There are many reasons for this, such as security, syncing purchases across devices, and of course getting a cut of all purchases made. Now it looks like Google is trying to make that notion more enticing through what appears to be a loyalty program.


YouTube’s Dark Mode Now Available To All Android Users

Dark mode on apps are a great way of reducing eye strain when used in the dark, or at the very least provides users with an alternative look. Earlier this year YouTube announced that they would be rolling out dark mode to its mobile apps, where iOS devices were among the first to receive it.


HomeCourt Is A Basketball App That Uses AI To Improve Your Game

The mantra “practice makes perfect” is very true, but it is also important to practice the right way. After all practicing something the wrong way many times still ends up being wrong at the end of the day. This is true in sports where having coaches as an objective party can help improve your game.


Apple Reminds Users That Its Photo Printing Service Is Shutting Down

For those who did not know, Apple actually used to run a photo printing service for users of its Photos app (or when it was known as iPhoto). However last month Apple announced that the service would be discontinued, and now it looks like Apple is once again sending out reminders to users.


Instagram Now Supports Two-Factor Authentication Apps

It’s pretty common for social apps these days to have support for two-factor authentication. That’s what made it particularly surprising that despite having more than one billion monthly active users, Instagram has only just added support for two-factor authentication apps. It’s a standard security feature that has eluded the Facebook-owned photosharing service for an unreasonable amount of time.


Google Go Can Now Read Websites Out Loud

Google Go is the company’s official search app that’s optimized for users in emerging markets. It’s a lightweight app that requires less data and storage so it’s perfect for users with affordable Android smartphones. Google has now updated this app and added the ability to read websites out loud. Google announced the availability of this feature in the Google Go app at an event in India. The feature is capable […]