iOS developers currently reaping the rewards of Apple’s iAd platform have apparently lost at least one target audience: Children. A new report claims that Apple has quietly removed iAds from all apps aimed at the little ones, citing “a lack of interest from advertisers.”
When Apple announced that it would be taking a 30 percent cut from developers offering content for sale via an iOS app -- even outside of its walled garden -- many began worrying that their favorite apps would disappear. This week, the first of potentially many have announced just that.
As you’ve no doubt heard, Microsoft has snapped up popular VoIP developer Skype for a whopping $8.5 billion. If you’re not too fond of your favorite video chat software now being in the hands of the Borg, you’ll be happy to know there are other choices available.
While the rest of us are still trying to figure out what to make of the star-studded, John favreau-directed torrent of amazing concepts that is the upcoming feature film Cowboys and Aliens, Gameloft is making some plans. Word has it that they've acquired the rights to produce a mobile game based on the bizarre comic book IP.
We've covered Capcom's dealings in the free-to-play social game arena pretty closely over the past few months. The respected gaming company has come under a lot of scruntiny in the press over their policy on digital purchases. Most notably were the $100 "smurfberries" in their popular social game Smurf's Village. Advocacy groups targeted Smurf's Village after a story came out about a child inadvertently spending thousands of dollars on virtual goods.
An iPod full of music is a wonderful thing…but the sound coming out of it might not be living up to its potential. SRS Labs is aiming to enhance your audio with the iWow 3D, a dongle that plugs into your device between the dock connector and your favorite headphones. It promises better listening through circuitry, including a wider, more immersive soundstage. And it delivers…sometimes.
BillMinder for iPhone users have raved about the app in reviews, and now developer return7 has introduced something that will have them screaming for joy as they make short work of paying bills each month -- BillMinder for iPad has arrived.
You may be familiar with the hardware version of the Pogoplug, but the company recently released a new software version of their popular remote hard drive access service. Available for both Mac and Windows, the service allows you to set up an account on your machine and access your Mac's files and the files on connected drives remotely via the Pogoplug website. In this how to, we’ll show you how to set up Pogoplug and access your files remotely.
We all have a few words we'd rather our iPhones forgot. Remember that one time you typed "teh" instead of "the" and now your phone refuses to type the right? Or what about that one time you went to "the Oakland A's game" and now your phone types "as" as "A's?"
Liv Games has announced that it's popular castle defense game, Legendary Wars, now has an iPad native version to call its own. The partly wacky yet fully epic Legendary Wars brings big fantasy battles to iOS devices like few others.