Apple Adds Age Ratings to iOS App Store Descriptions

Apple Adds Age Ratings to iOS App Store Descriptions

It appears that Apple has been taking a number of precautions on its App Store lately, essentially childproofing iOS, should a parent choose to do so. In iOS 6, the company introduced a feature called Restrictions that allows a user to prevent unintended downloads, and even the type of music that one can listen to. Apple also began to add … Read More

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Apple Adds Note to App Store for In-App Purchases For ‘freemium’ Apps

App Store In-app Purchase Warning

After multiple complaints from parents and other App Store users about mistakenly buying in-app purchases, the Cupertino company is finally addressing the widespread complaint. Last week, Apple quietly updated the App Store to add a note to the “Free” apps in the store that mentions on the bottom that it “Offers In-App Purchases.” This warning is currently displayed only on … Read More

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In-App Purchase Hack To Be Patched in iOS 6

In-app purchase iOS 6 fix

According to a report from 9to5Mac published late last week, Apple is looking to patch up the In-App purchase hack in iOS 6 and has issued best practices to developers in an email as well as a temporary solution. This will allow developers to temporarily fix the issue until a proper fix can be released in the update. The purchase … Read More

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Subway Surfers Review – Welcome to your new addiction!

Subway Surfers

Some of the most popular games on mobile devices are those quick, pick up and play games that you can play for a couple of minutes and end up still playing 3 hours later! The latest to attempt to meet those requirements is Subway Surfers, a free universal game for your iPhone, iPod touch and iPad from Kiloo. Subway Surfers … Read More

Craig WillisSubway Surfers Review – Welcome to your new addiction!

Tractor Trails Review: Putt-Putting Around Fields of Fun

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Tractor Trails Review Tractor Trails is a cute and difficult game that harkens back to the skills of Pac-Mac. Get your tractor moving down the trails to plant the trees, but do it in the right pattern or you’ll find yourself in a dead-end before the job is finished! You’ve got a field (or is it an orchard?) to plant … Read More

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The Simpsons – Tapped Out for iPhone and iPad – Quick Look

The Simpsons Homer

The Simpsons – Tapped Out Homer Simpson has never been one to turn his back on a freebie and now he’s giving back with ‘The Simpsons – Tapped Out’, EA’s entry into the freemium market place. In typical Homer action he is distracted during his shift while playing on his MyPad with disastrous consequences in that he destroys Springfield, leaving … Read More

Craig WillisThe Simpsons – Tapped Out for iPhone and iPad – Quick Look

iHop – Getaway Chicken HD Review

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Rating: iHop – Getaway Chicken HD Review: Using Your iPad to Bounce to Freedom A fun iPad app that will have you bouncing through the countryside as you attempt to make your escape from the farmer’s festive but fiendish plans. In iHop – Getaway Chicken HD ($1.99) your job is to fly the chicken coop before becoming someone’s idea of … Read More

Julie KuehliHop – Getaway Chicken HD Review

In-app Purchases Outstrip Ad Revenue on Apple’s iOS

Flurry Advertising Revenue Shift iOS

Flurry, the mobile app analytics company, has released figures that show that Advertisement Revenue is now the poor cousin of in-app purchases (virtual goods) on the iOS platform. Their survey was apparently conducted using data collected from a cross section of leading social networking and social gaming apps for iPhone, iPad and the iPod Touch. Breaking down the information that Flurry … Read More

Stephen NorthcottIn-app Purchases Outstrip Ad Revenue on Apple’s iOS