Despite the App Store's huge number of applications and the even larger
number of downloads, according to an analysis by 24/7 Wall St. piracy
is responsible for an enormous amount of lost revenue. As much as $450
million, the site claims. That's a big chunk of change.
There are over 100,000 choices in the App Store on iTunes. Genius Recommendations can help you find similar apps, but that can be a time-consuming process that sucks your battery dry to the tune of 10 apps at a time. As countless TV pitchmen shout out nightly, "There's got to be a better way!"
reports that the eagerly awaited RPG Ravensword has been rejected by App Store reviewers, along with several other applications written with the Unity
engine. The engine includes API calls which, according
to one lawsuit, were used by Storm8 to steal phone numbers of people
playing the game and upload them wirelessly.
For our readers who count themselves fans of Evernote, the note taking app, there's good news. The desktop version just got a few new upgrades that fixed a few things and added at least one new sweet feature.
What do you do when you come across some info you want to remember? If
it’s a webpage maybe you bookmark it; if it’s an email or a file, you
might stick it in a folder called “Important!” Evernote is a
super-useful service that comprises a Web-based application, a free Mac
desktop app, and even an iPhone app, all kept effortlessly synced. And
it’s ready to store all your digital info--receipts, serial numbers,
snippets of code, articles, photos, PDFs, audio files, recipes, you
name it--with handy tagging, indexing, and searching features so you can
actually find it all later. We’ll walk you through setting up Evernote,
then encourage you to tinker around and discover how it fits into your