Tag Archive | "Apple"

Apple Got Everybody Presents for the App Store’s Birthday

Monday, July 8, 2013

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Apple Got Everybody Presents for the App Store’s Birthday

Tweet Five years old is such a precocious age. That’s how old the Apple App Store is this week (where does the time go?), and as indicated by various parenting guides, our wonderful little five-year-old platform is indeed a “creative and enthusiastic problem solver” with its myriad productivity apps, and it most certainly “abounds with [...]

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Atypical Games Wins Pretty Straightforward Award at WWDC

Friday, June 14, 2013

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Atypical Games Wins Pretty Straightforward Award at WWDC

Tweet There are some quirky awards to be won out there in the wide world of games — best action sequence, best British game, loudest explosion — but it’s the ordinary awards that seem to go to the least ordinary titles. After all, if you’re going to win something like ‘Best Design,’ you need to [...]

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Discovery Apps Discovering New Bans from Apple

Monday, May 6, 2013

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Discovery Apps Discovering New Bans from Apple

Tweet Anyone can recommend a good app — that’s a lot of what we do here at Frisky Mongoose, in fact. If you recommend apps using an app, however, you may have some problems: according to an article this morning on PocketGamer, a new spate of recommendation and sharing apps have found themselves on the business [...]

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Nothing Unusual at All is Happening Today

Monday, April 1, 2013

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Nothing Unusual at All is Happening Today

Tweet Just another regular day in the games industry! Dogfighting game War Thunder has a new set of combatants, there’s a new contender in the console field, and SEGA’s got a new sound engine. New DLC is out for Journey, which is nice, and Europa Universalis was announced for a new platform. Oh, and Valve has a new [...]

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Apple May Pay for Your Kids’ In-App Spending

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

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Apple May Pay for Your Kids’ In-App Spending

Tweet Need compensation for all those smurfberries your kids bought without your permission? There’s a lawsuit for that. According to Reuters this morning, Apple is preparing to settle a class-action suit filed a couple of years ago by a group of parents. Presumably, those parents’ kids racked up some in-app purchases in games that did [...]

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Atari’s Breakout Boost Gets Even Boostier

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

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Atari’s Breakout Boost Gets Even Boostier

Tweet Atari, legendary game company and TriplePoint client, decided to give a little boost to one of their breakout titles, Breakout: Boost. A free-to-play iOS take on an enduring classic, Breakout: Boost came out a little while ago and put a few new spins on the original brick-hating gameplay. But that clearly wasn’t enough, because now there’s [...]

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Verizon iPhone 4 Pre-Sale Mania: Yes, AT&T Can Hear You Now

Friday, February 4, 2011

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Verizon iPhone 4 Pre-Sale Mania: Yes, AT&T Can Hear You Now

Tweet Yesterday, Verizon Wireless concluded the most successful first day of sales in company history, selling out and ceasing online preorders for iPhone 4 in preparation for its highly-anticipated Verizon Network debut. The nationwide launch of the iPhone 4 on the Verizon Network will take place at over 2,000 Verizon stores on Feb. 10th starting [...]

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Game Center Launch Day Report (FarmVille Achievement Support!)

Thursday, September 9, 2010

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Game Center Launch Day Report (FarmVille Achievement Support!)

Tweet Yesterday, we told you that Game Center had been unleashed on the masses as a feature added to iOS 4.1 for the iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4 and the iPod Touch 2G and up. (iPad support coming in 4.2 in November). Today, we thought we’d bring you some more details about this exciting new service [...]

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New iPods, Game Center, iOS 4.1: Apple September Event Round-Up

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

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New iPods, Game Center, iOS 4.1: Apple September Event Round-Up

Tweet Apple hosted their annual music event today in sunny San Francisco and they certainly brought out the big guns for this event, holding nothing back and unveiling a ton of new products and services. iOS 4.1 Releases Next Week, Includes Game Center The first new announcement of the day was when Apple CEO Steve [...]

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iPhone 4 Conference Wrap-Up: FREE CASES!

Friday, July 16, 2010

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iPhone 4 Conference Wrap-Up: FREE CASES!

Tweet At the Apple iPhone 4 press conference this morning, CEO Steve Jobs took the stage in the midst of antenna criticism in which he referred to as “antennagate” which has been ongoing since the launch of the phone late last month. Jobs said that he and Apple were stunned that the problem has been [...]

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3DTVs? 3DS? How about an iPad 3D?

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

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3DTVs? 3DS? How about an iPad 3D?

Tweet There is so much talk about 3D these days to make your head spin. Whether it’s more 3D support in movies, video games or in television, you can’t open a newspaper or news website without hearing about it, and this article is no exception. We have three stories this week about company support for [...]

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iPhone 4 Restocking Fee is No More

Sunday, July 4, 2010

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iPhone 4 Restocking Fee is No More

Tweet In response to the reception fiasco for the iPhone 4, Apple has announced that it is waiving the $20 restocking fee that typically is given when a customer returns an iPhone. Now, if you’re not satisfied with the quality of the iPhone 4, you can return the phone within 30 days of purchase and [...]

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