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BlackBerry talks next BBM update for iPhone and Android, group photo messaging to come

BlackBerry talks next BBM update for iPhone and Android, group photo messaging to come

By 2 March 2014

BlackBerry has detailed a new version of BBM for iPhone and Android, as competition in the mobile messaging space heats up. The Waterloo-based company says the most notable feature coming in the new version is that it will enable users to send pictures... >>

European Commission holding talks with Apple, Google over in-app purchase policy

European Commission holding talks with Apple, Google over in-app purchase policy

By 27 February 2014

The European Commission will be holding talks with Google, Apple and others in the industry on Thursday and Friday to iron out rules for in-app purchases. The talks come after reports saying children are making in-app purchases without parent's permission,... >>

Google closes Currents news reader, pushing users to Google Play Newsstand instead

Google closes Currents news reader, pushing users to Google Play Newsstand instead

By 20 February 2014

Google has officially closed its Currents news reader app for Android, available since December 2011.  Google isn't leaving news junkies out to dry however, pushing Currents users over to the newer Google Play Newsstand app.  In version 2.3 of... >>

Maker of hit mobile game 'Candy Crush Saga' files for IPO

Maker of hit mobile game 'Candy Crush Saga' files for IPO

By 18 February 2014

King Digital Entertainment, the company behind hit mobile game Candy Crush Saga, is making moves to go public on the New York Stock Exchange under the KING ticker. Candy Crush, highly addictive on both iOS and Android, generated profits of $568 million... >>

Flock off Flappy, Apple and Google no longer interested in Flappy Bird clones

Flock off Flappy, Apple and Google no longer interested in Flappy Bird clones

By 17 February 2014

The Flappy Bird saga has almost run its course. The game was removed from app stores by its creator Dong Nguyen and although we never really found out the real reasons why - we still don't buy that it was because it was "too addictive" - even the flood... >>

BBM 2.0 now available for iPhone and Android

BBM 2.0 now available for iPhone and Android

By 13 February 2014

BlackBerry has announced BBM 2.0, a dramatically improved version of the chat applicaion for Android and iPhone that adds a number of new features to the platform. Most notably, Android and iPhone users can now complete voice calls over Wi-Fi or a data... >>

Rdio beefs up iPhone app with enhanced design, playlist editing, reviews

Rdio beefs up iPhone app with enhanced design, playlist editing, reviews

By 12 February 2014

Streaming music application Rdio received a sizable update on iOS on Tuesday, adding playlist editing and reviews, alongside design, user interface and overall performance enhancements. Playlist editing, a highly requested feature among Rdio users, will... >>

Nintendo not responsible for the death of Flappy Bird

Nintendo not responsible for the death of Flappy Bird

By 11 February 2014

When Nguyen Ha Dong announced his intention to remove hit free game Flappy Bird from the iTunes and Google Play app stores, not only did it cause a fuss, it also provoked a widespread rumour that Nintendo was the real culprit behind the move. Nguyen claimed... >>

Music Inc band management game for iPhone, iPad and Android includes harsh lessons on piracy

Music Inc band management game for iPhone, iPad and Android includes harsh lessons on piracy

By 10 February 2014

Music Inc is a new free game for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Android devices that focuses on the business strategies of running a music label or band management company, helping to show the effects of piracy while offering a light and interesting casual... >>

Play to Cure: Genes in Space for Android and iOS puts cancer research in your hands

Play to Cure: Genes in Space for Android and iOS puts cancer research in your hands

By 4 February 2014

Cancer Research UK has released a free game for iPad, iPhone, iPod touch and Android devices that should help research into breast cancer immeasurably. While you play Play to Cure: Genes in Space you will be carrying out vital research that would take... >>