Evernote Trunk Conference and Developer Competition with $100,000 in Prizes

Evernote Trunk Conference

Evernote has announced that they are hosting two big events for its developer community later this year. Evernote is holding a competition with over $100,000 in prizes for all developers who build an app, service, or device that works with the Evernote system and submit it by July 15. Evernote will review the submissions over a week or two in … Read More

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 as the multi-million dollar grossing “Infinity Blade” iOS app released … Read More

First iAd placeholders spotted in iOS 4 Apps

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 already. The placeholders are easily recognisable as they look a … Read More

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 tools that took programs developed in Flash and turned them … Read More

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 OS WebKit engine, and only code written in C, C++, … Read More

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 today. Part 03 is probably the most explosive. Every app … Read More

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 to help you get higher and further along in the … Read More

The “Freemium” Game sales model? Lipstick on the same old pig?

When I first sat down to write this article I was a little lost initially as to how to attack it. You see I am not convinced that the “Freemium” model is actually the “next big thing” that the blog-o-sphere is hyping it up to be. Certainly a large number of apps are being shifted under that banner. But then … Read More

Apple removes Wi-Fi finders from the App Store. Some fear another purge!

It seems Apple may be starting another round of application removals from the App Store. On Thursday it started removing selected Wi-Fi finder apps, otherwise known as “stumblers”. These apps enable iPhone and iPod Touch users to locate Wi-Fi networks around them and then try to use those networks for internet access. One reason given by Apple to one app author was … Read More

New Personalized iPhone App Recommendation Service, Invite Codes Available!

On November 4, 2009 Apple announced that developers have created over 100,000 apps for the App Store, making it the largest applications store in the world. With more than 20 categories to choose from and new apps being launched everyday, sometimes it’s difficult to discover new apps of your interest. iPhone OS 3.0 introduced new genius feature for the App … Read More

SimplyTweet Developer Giving Away iPhone 3GS and iTunes Gift Cards!

SimplyTweet developer is giving away iPhone 3GS and $50 iTunes gift cards! How to Take Part To take part in the contest, all you have to do is to send a tweet from your Twitter account with the hashtag #simplytweet. There are a few requirements: You must send the tweet using SimplyTweet (you can use the Lite version if you … Read More

iPhone OS 3.0 Install Experience

The free iPhone OS 3.0 Software Update includes some great new features, as well as all the features from previous updates. iPhone OS 3.0 also lets you run the next generation of iPhone apps, like peer-to-peer games and more. If you’ve never updated before, now is the perfect time. Download the 3.0 Software Update. iPhone OS 3.0 is expected any … Read More

Ronnie O’Sullivan Snooker iPhone Game Teaser by I-play Mobile

Today I-play Mobile posted a new video of their upcoming game Ronnie O’Sullivan’s Snooker. Description Within Ronnie O’Sullivan’s Snooker on the iPhone, you play through the highlights of Ronnie’s career culminating with his famous World Championship wins. Have you got what it takes to re-create his many stunning victories? Ronnie guides you through the iPhone game, giving advice, even taking … Read More

iPhone OS 3.0 Pushes Gaming to the Next Level

When Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone in Macworld 2007 it was primarily promoted as a widescreen iPod with touch controls, revolutionary mobile phone and breakthrough internet communications device. Over the past two years a lot has changed and it would not be wrong to say that Apple has not only reinvented the Phone but has also changed the entire mobile … Read More