Microsoft is challenging Apple’s trademark filing of “App Store” claiming it’s a generic term that should be available for all competitors to use.
After an extensive public beta test Apple has released its FaceTime application for Macs, available for 99 cents from the Mac App Store. The new app is also included on Apple’s newly shipping MacBook Pro models, also announced Thursday.
Apple’s new subscription service is already putting it at odds with content providers that up to now have had unfettered access to subscribers using free apps available for download through the App Store. Chances are it’s going to be a … Continued
Outgoing Google CEO Eric Schmidt on Wednesday countered Apple’s introduction of its new subscription service for App Store apps with Google One Pass, a new service intended to “let publishers set their own prices and terms for their digital content.”
It seems AT&T CEO, Randall Stephenson, had a change of heart and no longer feels Apple’s App Store is good for consumers.
The first apps featuring Apple’s new subscription model are available on the App Store.
On Tuesday, Apple officially took the wraps off a new digital subscription service aimed at newspapers, magazines, video and music services that offer pay-to-play content through apps available on its popular App Store.
Wolfire Games is rejoicing at the discovery that the “counterfeit” version of its game Lugaru has disappeared from the shelves of the Mac App Store.
Feral Interactive has released a playable demo version of LEGO Harry Potter, now available for download through Feral’s Web site.
It seems really crazy to be talking — or even thinking about — the iPad 3, but here we are.
Game developers, take note. 2D Boy has posted a detailed postmortem of its release of World of Goo on the iPad. The developers revealed some eye-opening information – the game has outsold any other platform release, including Steam and WiiWare, … Continued
GamersGate is an online game download site that services both Mac and Windows PC users. The company’s CEO Theo Berquist says he thinks rival Valve’s Steam service is “peaking now” and believes “Steam will have a harder time remaining #1.” … Continued
Wolfire Games, makers of Lugaru and Lugaru HD, claim another developer is trying to pass off their work as their own. The other developer, iCoder, claims they’re doing nothing wrong. The sticking point is the interpretation of an open source … Continued
ActiveTrak has announced the release of GadgetTrak 2.5, a new version of its theft recovery software for iOS. The update is available for download from the App Store, and the app costs 99 cents.
While they’re not exhibiting at Macworld Expo, Autodesk held a press briefing Thursday morning at a nearby hotel to discuss some aspects of their Mac business for 2011. One interesting tidbit was revealed by Rob Maguire, AutoCAD product manager: In … Continued
Developers using the Unity engine have been sharing sales numbers since the store went online, and the results are illuminating, although they paint a very different picture of the stratospheric numbers of apps downloaded on the iOS App Store during its … Continued
TiVo announced on its blog that its TiVo Premiere app is now available from the App Store. The software lets you control your TiVo digital video recorder (DVR) using an iPad, but only works with TiVo’s new Premiere devices, not … Continued
The developer of iOS role playing game League of Epic Heroes has pulled his game as a result of complaints by the developer of Desktop Dungeons, a PC game that’s coming to iOS. While initially defiant against claims of plagiarism, … Continued
Apple has announced that its iOS App Store is closing in on 10 billion downloads. To celebrate, Apple will be giving away a $10,000 iTunes Gift Card to the lucky customer who downloads the 10 billionth app.
Caramel Cloud has released Notificant for Mac OS X. The software is available for $5 through the Mac App Store and works in conjunction with a free Web service.
If you want to download Pixelmator, the popular image editing software for the Mac, the Web site will push you to the Mac App Store. The developers have taken the bold move of announcing that the Mac App Store is … Continued
Within the first 24 hours of the Mac App Store’s public existence, there have already been thousands of words posted on the blogosphere about it – tech pundits dissecting and examining it, finding it lacking, hating it, loving it, whatever. … Continued
Apple announced Friday that its newly minted Mac App Store moved more than one million application downloads during its first day of operations.
On Thursday Apple launched its Mac App Store. The company simultaneously took down a page from its Web site that’s been a destination to Mac gamers for more than a decade: its Games page.
As many could have predicted, Apple’s iLife ’11 is available through the new Mac App Store, which launched on Thursday. But iWeb and iDVD are nowhere to be found.
The App Store is hugely popular, but according to one report, Apple is going to have a banner year in 2011.
Chair Entertainment’s hit game Infinity Blade stands apart from other offerings on the App Store: it’s the first iOS game built using Epic Games’ Unreal Development Kit (UDK) for iOS. The UDK has been used extensively in PC and console … Continued
Apple on Tuesday joined several other companies that have decided people shouldn’t use their services to follow or support WikiLeaks.
Apple plans to launch the Mac App Store on January 6, 2011. When it does, Apple has revealed that it will stop offering download links on its Mac OS X Downloads page.
Apple on Monday released a new app called iAd Producer, giving developers a quick and easy way to make iAds for apps in the App Store.