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Hanx Writer iPad App

Tom Hanks’ Typewriter app is a shockingly huge hit for iPad users

August 19th, 2014

Hanx Writer is a simple typewriter iOS app for the iPad, created by Hitcents at the request of Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks. Launched only last week and available as a free download, the app has already hit the No. 1 spot in the top free iPad apps on the App Store, TechCrunch reports, enjoying unexpected success …

Apple App Store July Results

Apple’s App Store just had its best month ever

August 5th, 2014

Apple told CNBC on Tuesday that the App Store brought in record-breaking revenues during the month of July. According to the report, more customers completed transactions on the App Store last month than in any month in history as well. Both of these records follow another breakout fiscal quarter for Apple during which the company raked in …

Apple iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite Download Speeds

Apple will pay huge money to give you faster iOS 8 and Yosemite downloads

August 1st, 2014

Apple is apparently working hard on improving iTunes content download speeds for users, Streaming Media reports, with the company having already deployed its own content delivery network (CDN) that’s already serving some digital content to users, and having inked interconnect deals with ISPs to make sure content delivery gets prime treatment.

Apple App Store Zombie Apps

Does Apple have a ‘zombie app’ problem?

July 11th, 2014

While Apple is celebrating six years of App Store action with more than 75 billion app downloads served and over $15 billion paid to developers so far, a new report from app analytics company Adjust says that 80% of apps available in the App Store are “zombie apps,” or apps that aren’t easily discoverable by the …

App Store Best New Game Updates

Apple is making it easier than ever to find the best games on the App Store

June 27th, 2014

Ever since the latest overhaul to the App Store, it’s been harder than ever to find the best new apps, especially in the increasingly crowded games section. Scrolling endlessly through the preset categories can be agonizing, but the addition of the Best New Game Updates section, which includes a group of popular games from the past few …

Pebble Appstore iOS Launch

Pebble’s official app store launches on iOS, coming to Android soon

February 3rd, 2014

The long-awaited Pebble app store has finally arrived, and with it comes over 1,000 apps and watchfaces for your wearable device. Pebble announced on Monday that the appstore had finally gone live on the iOS version of the Pebble app, with the Android release coming “very, very soon.” The Pebble appstore is the first central …