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

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

Tilt To Live Review: Buy This and Say Good-bye to Your Social Life!

Tilt To Live Rating: Sometimes you come across a game that is just so addictive it sucks all the time out of you life, your iPhone/iPod Touch seems like it is glued to your hands and answering the phone, door or even going to the bathroom seems like too much trouble. Well Tilt to Live is just that game. As … Read More

Mole – Quest for the Terracore Gem | Fun and Challenging Game

Mole – Quest for the Terracore Gem Rating: Roo Games have joined the App Store with there debut game Mole – Quest for the Terracore Gem. Mole see’s you take control of Mark the mole as he attempts to dig through the earth to find the fabled Terracore Gem. You do this by controlling Mark the mole through 6 layers … Read More

Mobile Operators Announce App Store To Compete With Apple

A consortium of mobile operators, including Verizon Wireless, AT&T, NTT DoCoMo, Deutsche Telekom, China Mobile and Vodafone, have announced an agreement to create a unified mobile application store. This is of course a direct attempt by the providers to muscle away some of the power Apple now exerts on the mobile market and place it back in the hands of … Read More

The iPad Gold Rush | Development On Rise

New products always elicit excitement and aggregate buzz around them. The iPad has been a perfect example of this truth. We’ve documented the build up to, and aftermath of, the iPad announcement in many articles. Now new information has come out providing further empirical evidence of the excitement the iPad has caused. Flurry is a San Francisco-based analytics company that … Read More

iPad Pressure Already Being Felt?

Much has been made about Apple’s lack of Flash support on their portable devices. A few articles here have already discussed it and the likely repercussions. News out of the tech world today seems to indicate the pressure and promise of the iPad is forcing some major web sites to rethink their strategy and make their content available to non-Flash … Read More

Is Flash On The Way Out? More Evidence

Flash or Flame Out? It may have seemed like a typically hyperbolic Steve Jobs when he labelled Adobe “lazy” during an internal Apple town hall meeting. Yet, as people start to question whether Flash’s time has passed, more evidence mounts that Mr. Jobs may not have been suffering from a fit of pique after all. Case in point: a nasty … Read More

iPad Gaming, What Does the Future Hold?

One of the first things things that was shown off during the razzle and dazzle of the Apple iPad launch (all you need to know) were the games. Many of the successful developers of the the App Store were there showing off how their games looked and played on the iPhone’s big brother. The fact that the iPad will be … Read More

1000: Find ‘Em All! Great Looking Game To Interact With Your Environment

1000: Find ‘Em All! Rating: You know that you are getting quality when you start up a game from App Store leaders Glu Mobile and 1000: Find Em All is no different. This is one of their first games to include their new animated start-up screen and it immediately confirms that Glu aren’t resting on their laurels when it comes to … Read More

Prominent Game Developers Await iPad

With the iPad announcement come and gone, the anticipation around the device moves to its public availability and the games and apps that will come with that availability. Recently two of the major iPhone game development houses, Tapulous and Firemint, indicated they are already laying plans for gaming on the iPad. In an article on, both development houses expressed … Read More

iTunes 9.0.3 Update Now Available | Software Update

iTunes 9.0.3 update is now available for download so hit the update option and check out what’s new! Details: iTunes 9.0.3 provides a number of important bug fixes, including: • iTunes no longer ignores your “Remember password for purchases” setting. • Addresses problems with syncing some Smart Playlists and Podcasts with iPod. • Resolves a problem recognizing when iPod is … Read More

Why I’ll be in Line for an iPad

Since Apple’s launch of it’s ‘revolutionary device’ last week there has been much debate about it’s features, looks and especially it’s name on websites, blogs, twitter and the traditional press. Some of it positive, but a lot of it negative, it doesn’t multi-task, it doesn’t handle flash, it looks like a big iPhone to name but a few so why … Read More