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

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

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

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

Top Apple News Stories: Apple v HTC, Macintosh Developer License, iPad Launch and More

It’s been a busy week for Apple… Apple shares hit another high today at the end of a week where the computer company (which is now predominantly by it’s own COO’s admission a mobile device company) launched it’s first thinly veiled attack on it’s old bedfellow Google, dropped the entry price for developers to it’s desktop developer license, officially announced … Read More

Ravin MohindruTop Apple News Stories: Apple v HTC, Macintosh Developer License, iPad Launch and More

Graphic Remedy to exhibit preview of gDEBugger iPhone on-device debugging and profiling at this year’s GDC

I have been lucky enough to have been using gDEBugger for iPhone and iPod Development work for over a year now. It is an indispensable tool for profiling iPhone OpenGL ES applications on the iPhone Simulator. Whilst the present retail version does not give real world performance metrics it is still an invaluable tool for monitoring resource usage, redundant calls, … Read More

Ravin MohindruGraphic Remedy to exhibit preview of gDEBugger iPhone on-device debugging and profiling at this year’s GDC

iPhone Game Developers Outnumber Competition | Research

Some numbers came out recently that reinforce what a lot of people would just guess based on their intuition. Game Developer Research (GDR) recently released its 2009/2010 survey of game developers. The numbers empirically prove the notion that the iPhone dominates the mobile gaming market. According to the survey, iPhone game developers outnumber Nintendo DS and Sony PSP developers two … Read More

Ravin MohindruiPhone Game Developers Outnumber Competition | Research

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

Ravin MohindruNew Personalized iPhone App Recommendation Service, Invite Codes Available!

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

Ravin MohindruSimplyTweet Developer Giving Away iPhone 3GS and iTunes Gift Cards!

Sonic Boom, Inc. Partners with Developer Bight Games, Launching Kill All Bugs, Puzzlings and Big Top 10

Games Publisher Brings Original Games to Apple App Store, Smartphones, and Feature Phones NEW YORK, June 30 — Sonic Boom, a leading publisher and creator of mobile games and applications, today announced its partnership with Bight Games and the release of its stellar line-up. Big Top 10 is available now for iPhone(TM) and iPod(R) Touch. The highly anticipated Kill All … Read More

Ravin MohindruSonic Boom, Inc. Partners with Developer Bight Games, Launching Kill All Bugs, Puzzlings and Big Top 10

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

Ravin MohindruiPhone OS 3.0 Install Experience

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

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

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

Ravin MohindruiPhone OS 3.0 Pushes Gaming to the Next Level

App Review: Glyder

Rating: With stunning visuals and fantastic gameplay, you cannot go wrong with Glyder! Features – Collect over 200 crystals to unlock new magical lands – Over 35 achievements to master – Discover and complete over 20 trips – Fly seamlessly through 6 imaginative lands Glyder ia a beautiful adventurous game which will captivate you with its stylish gameplay and freedom … Read More

Ravin MohindruApp Review: Glyder