The publishers are slowly, but surely, starting to trickle in. Today, Apple added another into the fold with Hearst. They have agreed to Apple's terms and will start to implement iTunes subscriptions into three of their iPad apps starting with July issues.
As competitors continue to venture back to the drawing board to figure out ways to top the iPad, research firm Canalys announced today that Apple took 74% of the tablet market in Q1. What is even more telling, is they figured that if you count the iPad, Apple's PC sales grew an astonishing 187.9% year over year!
It was only about a year ago, that Apple passed Microsoft in the market cap segment. To be expected, right? Surely Apple couldn't overtake Microsoft in revenue right? Wrong. Apple did just that this past October. Apple added another feather in its financial cap today after Microsoft released their Q3 2011 results. Apple has now topped Microsoft in profits, too.
Maybe it's just because they have potentially the largest and most high quality gaming library of any company on the App Store, but we love it when EA puts on a garage sale and starts hawking their apps for dirt cheap. To "celebrate" (read: sell apps to people bored at Easter family functions) the Easter weekend, EA has launched a new sale on some of their best games.
The iron portcullis of Apple's "walled garden" has reportedly slammed shut in front of some new apps that utilize what many are calling unfair practices. Specifically, reports are coming in that Tapjoy, along with other companies, are saying their apps have been banned for using "pay-per-install" incentive programs that offer free virtual currency or items to users who download the app.
Love or hate Apple and their products, a French-German TV channel is looking for you to participate in a new 60-minute documentary that will air later this year on the iconic company -- and here’s how you can have your voice heard.
One of Apple's largest venues for when it comes to Apple users helping other Apple users has gotten a facelift. Apple has pulled the wool off of the new Apple Support Communities support forum that it had announced last year. With it comes new social network features, and it replaces the Apple Discussions board.
In a move that was quite rather unannounced, it appears that Apple has opted to move to a speedier SSD for the MacBook Air. When exactly this transpired is unknown, but one thing for sure is that the Samsung SM128C model is a lot faster than MacBook Airs that are sporting the Toshiba TS128C model.
The strange saga of 4th and Battery's Unpleasant Horse continues today as the game appeared ever-so-briefly on the New Zealand App Store, then it was reportedly pulled from the store abruptly. It was available long enough for discussion to begin about the game on the forums over at TouchArcade, but then it was gone with no official word or explanation.