Apple’s decision to require developers to use its tools to program apps for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch could have it in hot water with federal regulators.
Apple is on quite a buying spree this week. The company’s newest reported acquisition is mobile app assistant firm, Siri.
Google on Thursday said it would bring free turn-by-turn navigation to Apple’s iPhone. The revelation came during a press conference in the U.K. where the company announced the feature for Android phones.
Adobe caused quite a stir when it first introduced its iPhone app building technology in Flash CS5, but it seems the company will abandon it before anyone really gets a chance to utilize it.
One of the Mac industry’s long time developers, TLA Systems, has brought its RPN calculator, PCalc, to the iPad.
One of the guitar resources I use the most on the Web, Ultimate-Guitar.com, has jumped into the iPhone app business.
There’s been a lot of talk since last week when it came to light that some iPhone app review sites were charging developers to do reviews of their products. Shawn King and I talked about this last night on Your … Continued
A promising new music app is making its way to the iPhone and iPod touch on Tuesday from Wonder Warp Software.
The Game Developers Conference is this week in San Francisco and there is a lot going on. Of course, Peter Cohen is reporting from the show, but our friends at TUAW.com have some great coverage too. One article that got … Continued
It’s a big part of the world we live in these days — jobs are scarce and when you do find something, the competition is fierce.
I suppose this is a good argument for why Apple wants to have control of the apps that people have access to on the App Store. Researchers got almost 8,000 people to install an app and while they have created … Continued
If you’re a movie buff, this is going to be a big weekend for you. The 82nd Annual Academy Awards take place on Sunday with hosts Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin. Seeing those two together may be enough of a … Continued
I read an interesting article this morning from technology writer Joe Wilcox. He believes Apple should not allow any free apps into the iPad App Store, instead only allowing premium paid apps. Wilcox argues this would help distinguish the iPad … Continued
John Gruber posted an interesting article tonight on the reasons Apple chose to go after overtly sexual apps last week. What’s it not about is money, according to Gruber. What it is about is branding. I think what Apple was … Continued
I get a lot of emails everyday, but the one I just got made me laugh so hard.
Yesterday we brought you news about Simply Beach, a UK-based swimsuit design company that had its app removed by Apple from the App Store. Today, there is good news.
One of the greatest things about my iPhone is having access to my music and music apps. Today, there’s a new one that’s been released that I’m trying out.
Nobody said it was going to be fair, but it’s Apple’s store and they can do what they want.
Apple went on a well publicized purge of “sex apps” over the last few days, removing an estimated 5,000 applications from its App Store. The latest victim is a swimsuit designer from the UK.
Two of my three children now use iPod touches for gaming. They haven’t totally supplanted their Nintendo DS Lite systems, but the tide is turning in the iPod touch’s favor. Here are some of the most common complaints the kids … Continued
Google on Saturday released an update for its mobile app, adding support for voice search to the iPod touch.
Freeverse announced Friday that it has sold more than five million apps for the iPhone. The company now counts 24 games and apps on the App Store, with more planned for 2010.
It appears that Apple is in the process of making some major changes to its App Store policies, regarding sexual content.
Apple on Thursday added support for its App Store to 13 additional countries.
It never ceases to amaze me how inventive iPhone developers can be. The latest example comes from Nodconcept with their Emoti update.
A lot of kids love using the iPod touch and iPhone as an entertainment system — mine included.
I assume you’re prepared for Valentine’s Day. If not, time is running out. There are so many things people get for Valentine’s Day gifts, it’s hard to make a recommendation. If you need some help making a decision or need … Continued
At this week’s Macworld Expo in San Francisco, Navigon AG is previewing the 1.50 version of their MobileNavigator application, a GPS direction finding app for the iPhone. New features include 3D terrain views, social media integration and “intelligent routing.”
It’s going to be a big weekend for football fans. The New Orleans Saints and the Indianapolis Colts take the field in Miami, Florida on Sunday to decide this year’s Super Bowl champion.
Gendai Games has announced the five finalists for the Macworld 2010 GameSalad Challenge. The finalists’ games will be on display at Macworld Conference & Expo in San Francisco, February 11 – 13, 2010.