Tag Archives: App Store

5.7 million new Infinity Blade II players added in one week after Apple’s 5th anniversary price drop

Last week, Apple celebrated the App Store’s fifth birthday by publishing a special ’5 years of the App Store’ which – among other things – had a page full of discounted apps. Of the 10 apps or games available to download for free was one of the most popular and well developed games of the past couple of years: Infinity Blade II. Amazingly, following…

Apple begins building Reno iCloud data center

The data center located in Reno, Nevada is finally under construction. Apple broke ground at the site in March, and according to some spy images taken by AppleInsider, the company is beginning to build its first major structures needed to support the massive data center that will be used for iCloud storage. Apple announced that it plans to spend $16…

Infinity Blade: Dungeons officially cancelled

Chair Entertainment, owners and developers of the insanely popular Infinity Blade franchise, has officially announced its decision to cancel the third installment of the series. Infinity Blade: Dungeons will not be making its way to the App Store. Ever. The decision has taken many by surprise, since it cannot simply be a money-motivated move. The…

Pacific Rim movie spin-off now available on iOS

With the release of Pacific Rim in cinemas worldwide imminent, Reliance Big Entertainment, has released an iOS game based on the movie. Retailing at $4.99, the game allows users to pilot the giant robots, or Jaegers, created by humanity to defend earth from alien invasion. Standard. Fighting the Kaiju, players will be able to experience more than 30…

Plants vs Zombies 2 launches in Australia & New Zealand

If you’ve been eagerly awaiting the release of the game Plants vs Zombies 2, you may have been disappointed to find out that the July 18 release date has been delayed. And while release date delays are always a bummer, it definitely seems like PopCap is doing everything it can to make sure the game is ready as soon as possible. One major step the…

Is the iOS App Store Apple’s Best Service? [Editorial]

Yesterday Twitter was abuzz with news that many popular paid apps had become free. Many correctly presumed the promotion would be related to the iOS App Store’s upcoming 5th birthday. Cam Bunton covered the news for Today’s iPhone and he ended his article by posing an interesting question that really got me thinking: is the App Store Apple’s best…

Twitter for iOS updated, finally brings DM syncing

Twitter, today updated its iOS app to version 5.8 and at long last, it includes DM syncing. That means if you’ve read your direct messages on your computer, iPhone or iPad, it’ll automatically show as read on each of the other devices. So, no more annoying blue dots telling you to go an re-read every single message you get sent. The update also…

Apple publishes ’5 Years of the App Store’ page on iTunes

Earlier this morning, it was discovered that Apple was offering 10 of its most popular apps for free for an unspecified – and presumably limited – time. Apps and games such as Day One, Traktor DJ and Where’s My Water? all dropped to $0. As suspected then, it’s all part of Apple celebrating the 5th birthday of its famous App Store. To mark the special…