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Memorial Day brings lots of great sales on iOS games

Happy Memorial Day Weekend! Here in the US, most of us are celebrating a three-day weekend that also serves as the start of summer, which means BBQs, poolside hangouts and lots and lots of time in the sun. Oh, and it means one more thing these days: iOS game sales (all prices USD)! Card game...

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Minecraft Pocket Edition hits 10 million downloads

Mojang has announced that the Pocket Edition of its extremely popular sandbox game Minecraft has also reached 10 million downloads, a feat made even more impressive by the fact that the app is being sold for a premium price of $6.99. The original PC version of Minecraft hit 10 million sales back...

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CES 2013: FileMaker celebrates half a million iOS downloads

FileMaker was here in attendance at the Digital Experience event last night at CES in Las Vegas, and they had some big news to announce: The company has reached a full half million iOS downloads for its database-driven software solutions. That's a big milestone for the company, and while iOS...

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App downloads spike over the holiday, though not as high as expected

The Christmas holiday saw a record number of iOS device activations, and as usual, a nice spike in app downloads for developers (thanks to all of those new devices on the market). But Distimo just shared a report that says Christmas might not have been as merry as we thought for app developers...

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Cooliris passes 250 million photo views, adds more sharing options

With a wealth of photo sharing apps already available for iOS devices, newcomers to the category have their work cut out for them. TNW reports that despite launching its iOS app just four months ago, Cooliris is already well on its way to being a household name. the app has already tallied over...

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New and updated on the App Store: Skype, Kartrider Pit, King's Bounty: Legions, Spell Sword and more

This Tuesday has for some reason brought a bevy of new apps and updates to the App Store, so if you're looking for something to download (or wondering what that little red circled number on your App Store icon means), here's what's new right now. Both Skype for iPhone and Skype for iPad...

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Xcode 4.4.1 released as standalone app

Apple has finished smoothing out its Xcode releases with version 4.4.1, which finally brings Xcode out as a standalone app. Instead of just including the developer tools (such as legacy simulators and optional command-line tools), it now has sectioned those off into a separate downloads...

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Chitika: Mountain Lion accounting for 3% of web traffic

Web tracking firm Chitika has a stat that's actually not all that surprising: Mountain Lion downloads accounted for a relatively huge percentage of web traffic this week. For all web traffic coming to and from Mac computers, Mountain Lions downloads specifically make up 3% of the total. And...

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Apple, Microsoft asked to explain pricing to Australian government

Apple and Microsoft are among a few tech companies going before the Australian Parliament this week, asked to explain what many are seeing as price gouging in the Australian market. Here in the US, for example, Apple's Mac OS X Server 10.6 sells for $499, but in Australia, the same software...

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HackStore collects non-Mac App Store apps together

The Cydia store serves up apps to those with jailbroken iOS devices, but what about Mac users who don't want to use Apple's Mac App Store? Now, they have HackStore, a free app put together by Andrey Fedotov. HackStore is a collection of non-Mac App Store releases like Filezilla, GIMP, and Plex....

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Major iOS releases today: Macguffin's Curse, Sketch Nation Studio, more

As is customary Thursdays, a bevy of great iOS releases debuted on the App Store today, including several we've been waiting for. Here's a sampling of what you'll find out there (all prices are USD): If you just pick up one of these, MacGuffin's Curse should be it. It's a very well done...

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Daily iPhone App: Draw Something

We've already posted about Draw Something a few times for business reasons -- the title is just blowing up the App Store, and has already overtaken all of Zynga's titles as the most popular social game app on Apple's platform. But the game, available now, is definitely worth a try as well. I've...

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App Store download cap bumped up to 50MB for OTA downloads

TheNextWeb has confirmed there is a solution to a problem a lot of developers could encounter: If the iPad were to go to a retina display (which it did), application file sizes would increase dramatically. That 20 MB limit on what you can download from the store over-the-air becomes meaningless...

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Apple counts down to 25 billion App Store downloads

More than 24 billion apps have been downloaded from the App Store, and Apple has rolled out a giveaway for whoever is lucky enough to claim the 25 billionth download. Like previous giveaways, there's a pretty sweet pot up for grabs: a US$10,000 App Store Gift Card that can be used in iTunes or the...

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Warner Music reporting more stable sales, propped up by iTunes and streaming services

There's finally some good news in the music business, but don't get too excited, it's not that good. Warner Music reports (before we hear about the full industry sales from 2011) that its sales were steady last year, at $780 million. In this case, steady is better than a drop, which is what most...

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