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May the Fourth be with you: Google Play Store launches Star Wars Day sale

May the Fourth be with you: Google Play Store launches Star Wars Day sale

By 2 May 2014

Google has begun advertising a Google Play Store sale called May The Fourth Be With You in honour of Star Wars Day. Star Wars Day is an unofficial holiday on 4 May. It celebrates the Star Wars space opera saga and franchise created by George Lucas. Fans... >>

Apple offers refunds to parents who have been stung by kids' in-app purchases, here's how to apply

Apple offers refunds to parents who have been stung by kids' in-app purchases, here's how to apply

By 9 April 2014

Apple is offering refunds to parents who have been hit by in-app purchases made by their kids. It has opened a refund request process that will run until 15 April 2015, and if your purchases were made by a "minor" you might be able to get the money back.... >>

UK tax change could hike up the price of downloaded apps, music and books

UK tax change could hike up the price of downloaded apps, music and books

By 24 March 2014

Music, book and app downloads may jump in price in the UK soon after VAT changes were announced in the annual budget. Chancellor George Osborn pointed out in his annual budget speech that companies are currently charged tax at source on digital downloads,... >>

Ice-Pick Lodge's Knock-Knock horror iOS game to hit soon - watch the unsettling teaser here

Ice-Pick Lodge's Knock-Knock horror iOS game to hit soon - watch the unsettling teaser here

By 14 February 2014

Hide-and-seek. Horror. Terror. Unsettling. Heebie-jeebies. Scary. All of these words create a rather frightening feeling. And that's the goal for one Russia-based developer, which has been wielding such bone-chilling terms in a spooky marketing campaign... >>

Apple reportedly plans new Apple TV set-top box 'soon', with possibility of App Store

Apple reportedly plans new Apple TV set-top box 'soon', with possibility of App Store

By 23 January 2014

Apple plans to release a new version of its Apple TV set-top box sometime in the first half of 2014, according to 9to5mac. It's said to keep a similar design to the third-generation Apple TV currently available on the market.  No, it's not the full-fledged... >>

Google Play Movies and TV app released for iOS devices, watch Google's content on the other side

Google Play Movies and TV app released for iOS devices, watch Google's content on the other side

By 15 January 2014

Google has released a new app for iPod touch, iPhone, and iPad called Google Play Movies and TV, as the company's support for iOS continues. The release of the app not only brings Google's content on to the Apple platform, but more importantly also gives... >>

Apple's App Store raked in $10bn on downloads in 2013‏

Apple's App Store raked in $10bn on downloads in 2013‏

By 7 January 2014

In a momentary break from all the CES madness, Apple has revealed some 2013 sales figures from its App Store. And the results are staggering. Customers spent more than $10 billion on the App Store last year, spending over $1 billion in December alone.... >>

Best iPhone apps: First apps to download

Best iPhone apps: First apps to download

By 25 December 2013

It's Christmas Day - and you have a shiny new iPhone 5S or iPhone 5C. You must have been good this year. Awesome. So, now what? You start buying hundreds of iPhone apps, naturally. But before you go hog wild and spend all of your hard-earned iTunes gift... >>

App makes iPhone 5C's horrid case a little more appealing

App makes iPhone 5C's horrid case a little more appealing

By 10 October 2013

When Apple launched its colourful iPhone 5C in September, the case it launched alongside the handset was quickly mocked for its bad design. Never fear though, as the developer community is always there to fix problems. A free app dubbed CaseCollage has... >>

Google Chromecast app for iOS lands in App Store

Google Chromecast app for iOS lands in App Store

By 27 August 2013

Google on Tuesday released the Chromecast app for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, making it easier for iOS users to set up and manage their Chromecast dongles. The app is free and works the $35 Chromecast that Google released in July in a bid to take... >>


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