The bad news just keeps piling up for The Company Formerly Known as Research in Motion. Today's recap includes a look at how nearly a third of the BlackBerry maker's app store is clogged up with titles from a single developer -- and as you can imagine, it's more about quantity and quality. Read on to find out more...
The very concept of in-app purchases is a great one, assuming you're interested in buying what the seller has to offer that way in the first place. But almost every month, it seems like some little kid gets their hands on mom or dad's iPad and goes on a spending spree, and more often than not, Apple winds up on the hook for the charges. Haven't these people ever heard of parental controls?
From the outside looking in, Apple appears to be in trouble with the iPhone in Russia, one of the world's largest countries. Three major carriers there have turned their back on the handset after five years, but is it a case of Apple being intentionally difficult because it has other plans -- such as its own retail stores there -- or are fickle Russians simply tired of paying too much money for the coveted smartphone? Time will tell, but let's get up to speed on the news in today's recap...
Tuesday was an exceptionally busy day for the tech world, and we wound up clipping probably three times the usual number of news items for possible inclusion in today's recap as a result. But instead of dumping all of that on you at once, we've managed to distill it down to the five stories you'll want to read up on most -- so dig in and enjoy!
Apple's iOS App Store is one of those services we've become so used to having, it doesn't feel like five years have passed. But that's certainly the case, and Apple has made this week's milestone official with two handfuls of free apps for all to download. If that's not enough, get caught up on what's new with the latest iOS 7 developer beta or try to figure out what T-Mobile will announce tomorrow, all in today's recap.
Just ahead of the long holiday weekend, a report outed AT&T's plans to begin selling anonymous customer location and usage data -- but thankfully, the plan comes with a parachute for those who want to bail out.
Remember the Motorola ROKR, Apple and AT&T's first attempt to get iTunes onto a cell phone? The carrier's current mobile boss is comparing the Facebook Home-equipped HTC First to that mishap -- but in a good way.
Seems like everywhere you look, Apple's iPhone is on sale at bargain prices -- a big departure from a couple years ago, when there were simply no savings to be found. But if you want the absolute best deal, head to Walmart.