iOS Apps Please the Eye, Android Apps… Not So Much

iOS And Android Apps

I must admit, when a friend and I decided to take up app coding as a hobby to see if we could make a game, I thought mobile app coding was the same across the board. Guess what? It is not the same. Surprise I know, don’t get me wrong … Read the Full Story →

Ba Da Bump Review: A Fun Game To Keep You Entertained For A Good Time

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Rating: Ba Da Bump Review: At first glance it would be easy to assume that you were playing a spin off of Cut The Rope from Chillingo, from the Om Nom looking dragon who’s fire has been stolen to the back ground music that accompanies the game the similarities are certainly … Read the Full Story →

Unreal Development Kit Used in ‘Infinity Blade’ and ‘Epic Citadel’ Released for iOS Developers

Epic Games have followed through on their much anticipated promise to release an update to their Unreal Development Kit which supports developing apps for iOS. In case you didn’t know this is the engine behind Epic’s impressive “Epic Citadel” technology demo released in the App Store earlier this year, as well … Read the Full Story →

First iAd placeholders spotted in iOS 4 Apps

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With iOS 4 going live today expect to see a lot of iAds in apps in the coming days on the iPhone and iPod Touch. At the moment iLounge are reporting that apps from Avantar, who produce OneTap Movies and Yellow Pages, have placeholders for iAds showing up in them … Read the Full Story →

Apple Changes iPhone Developer Agreement Again

The ever changing iPhone Developer Agreement has again been amended. Earlier this year, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) changed the agreement to exclude interpreted code. This was done to keep Adobe Flash-based applications out of the App Store. Adobe had created a compiler and released it as part of its CS4 suite of development … Read the Full Story →

Distimo Report: iPad App Prices Slightly Higher

One of the common exasperated calls of the more experienced independent app developers for Apple’s iPhone or iPad is for everyone to please try and price apps at a more realistic level than 99 cents. Unfortunately in the last couple of years developers seem to have been in what has … Read the Full Story →

Apple releases iPhone OS 4 SDK BETA 3 for developers

9to5Mac are reporting that Apple has released the third iPhone OS 4 SDK BETA and is available to developers in the iPhone Developer Center. The previous Beta caused some problems for developers with camera functionality and file handling. Hopes are high that not only will those issues be fixed, but … Read the Full Story →

Apple iPad launch and app developers submission story

This post has been written by Jens Egeblad, our Guest Blogger who is the developer of the popular iPhone app for designing postcards called Lifecards. Learn more about their apps here. It is 1 a.m. Wednesday/Thursday night. The iPad will be released Saturday. I am about to go to sleep … Read the Full Story →

iPhone developer agreement Section 3.3.1 and Apple’s Intentions

Much has been made about Section 3.3.1 of the new iPhone developer’s agreement: Applications may only use Documented APIs in the manner prescribed by Apple and must not use or call any private APIs. Applications must be originally written in Objective-C, C, C++, or JavaScript as executed by the iPhone … Read the Full Story →

Apple Now Accepting iPad Apps for ‘grand opening’

Apple is now notifying iPhone developers that they are accepting iPad apps! The notification email had the following details. iPad will begin shipping soon and your opportunity to be part of the grand opening of the iPad App Store starts today. Submit your iPad app now for an initial review … Read the Full Story →

Apple gives select developers early access to iPads [Rumor]

Businessweek is reporting a rather bizarre rumour that “elite developers” have been given early access to iPad hardware for testing and development of Apps prior to the official debut of the device. Colour me officially jealous! The conditions for these loans is straight out of Mission Impossible: Would-be testers of … Read the Full Story →

Surviving in the iPhone Wild Wild West: Bogus Marketing Schemes

Surviving in the iPhone Wild Wild West. Marketing Part 01 : The bogus App Review site. In a short series of three articles I am attempting to expose some of the more seedier practices which are going on to promote apps in the sub-culture which surrounds the App Store marketplace … Read the Full Story →

52 Upcoming iPad Games To Watch Out For

The iPad is coming and so are the games! A list of games for the iPad. Since the details were disclosed regarding Apple’s newest device the iPad, there have been many questions asked about what applications are going to be available on it. There have been discussions about what will … Read the Full Story →

iPhone falls victim to gaming scams again

iPhone Game Scams Last year it was brought to our attention that more and more people were getting caught in scams via Facebook and Myspace. Social gaming companies were making their money through games like Mobsters and Farmville. The type of games where you pay actual money for in-game money … Read the Full Story →