App Store

'Ironpants' Is The New 'Flappy Bird', And It Is Terrible

Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.02.2014 | UK Tech

UPDATE: Flappy Bird Creator To Pull Game As He 'Can't Take This Anymore' From one perspective, 'Flappy Bird' is a fun little game that wastes three...

'Shuriken Block' Tips: How To Get A High Score Without Cheats

Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK Tech

If you're a Flappy Birds addict - one of the several hundred thousand - you're probably also ready for a new game to take you mind off your crushing f...

Flappy Bird Creator 'Got Lucky' He Admits

Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK Tech

Dong Nguyen, developer behind 'Flappy Bird' has admitted that he basically just "got lucky". Nguyen Ha Dong, the mind behind the inexplicably popul...

Apple Forced To Change 'In-App' Policy And Refund Millions To Parents

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

Apple has settled a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission over in-app purchases made by young children without the consent of their parents. ...

You Spent $10 Billion In The App Store Last Year

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

Apple has announced its customers spent more than $10 billion in the App Store in 2013 - netting it an impressive cut of around $3 billion. Unveili...

The Weak Spot in Apple's Design

Patrick Uden | Posted 03.09.2013 | UK Tech
Patrick Uden

There are few experiences more enjoyably Zen-like than buying in one of Apple's cool white stores. From Singapore to Shepherds Bush the experience is sublimely efficient. The browsing shopper, secure in the knowledge that everything has been displayed in an aesthetically beguiling manner, can be confident that the best is on show and shown to its best advantage. It is what makes shopping with Apple so special.

'Radio Alan' Makes It Seems As If Alan Partridge Really Has a Radio Show

Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.10.2013 | UK Tech

Crash! Bang! Wallop! What an application! Alan Partridge creators Baby Cow have hit the back of the net with a new app, designed to make it feel as...

This Is What Apple's Next Mobile OS REALLY Looks Like

Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.09.2013 | UK Tech

The next version of Apple's mobile operating system, iOS 7, has generated plenty of conversation since it debuted last month - and not all of it posit...

Apple App Store 'Dominated By Zombie Apps' Claims BBC

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 09.09.2013 | UK Tech

Apple's App Store has just celebrated its fifth birthday - and the stats (it chooses to release) about its success are pretty impressive. $10 billi...

App Store Bill Shock, How You Can Protect Your Kids

Sean Vanderdasson | Posted 27.08.2013 | UK Tech
Sean Vanderdasson

Danny Kitchen, a 5 year-old from Bristol, racked up a bill of £1700 in less than 10 minutes. He'd been buying bombs in the 'free' app Zombies vs. Ninja at £69.99 per pack. He bought 19, as well as various other bonuses. When asked what happened Danny said, "I'm not sure how I did it, I thought it was free."

How To Make An App With Zero Experience

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.08.2013 | UK Tech

While it seems like anyone can put together an app in an afternoon and make millions selling digital tat to nerds, it's not actually that simple. W...

Google Now Is Available On iOS... Now

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 29.06.2013 | UK Tech

Google has brought its 'Google Now' service to the iPad and iPhone. Google Now gives users information on sports matches, transport conditions, wea...

An App Store Coming to Your Door

Matthew Finnie | Posted 15.05.2013 | UK Tech
Matthew Finnie

It's very much in its infancy, but the ability to create a sophisticated ICT solution without compromise, eliminating painful and slow IT projects and instead being able to react with fast IT solutions may yet convince your CEO to let you carrying on playing Angry Birds. After all,l if you're smart it's simply ALT TAB and no one will everknow.

NRA Releases 'Practice Range' iPhone App For Users Aged '4+'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 16.03.2013 | UK Tech

The National Rifle Association in America has released an iPhone game rated 4+ designed to let users test "true to life firearms". The app - 'NRA: ...

Apple Reaches Enormous App Store Milestone

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 09.03.2013 | UK Tech

Apple has announced that more than 40 billion apps have been downloaded from its iOS App Store. The milestone was reached after 20 billion apps wer...

Report: Staggering Number Of Apps Downloaded Over Christmas

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 04.03.2013 | UK Tech

We already knew that an awful lot of tablets and phones were activated over Christmas - but exactly how many, and the ton of apps downloaded to those ...

There's A Big Sale On At The App Store...

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 19.02.2013 | UK Tech

An annual sale over at Apple's app store has kicked off, with many top games cut in price by up to 90%. So far Electronic Arts has been the biggest...

App Promises To Make Any Picture Into A Naked Photo, For Free

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 21.01.2013 | UK Tech

A new iPhone app promises to turn any picture into a sexy naked photo. Except, not quite. Thanks to Gizmodo for pointing out this app, which is ...

App Store Reaches 1 Million Submitted Apps Since Launch

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 19.01.2013 | UK Tech

More than a million apps have been submitted to Apple's iOS App Store, unofficial stats have claimed. Tthe milestone was reached sometime on Monday...

'Almost Nobody' Paying For Hit iOS Game

Pocketgamer | Pocketgamer | Posted 31.10.2012 | UK Tech


Google Maps Clone Pulled From App Store

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 12.10.2012 | UK Tech

An unofficial 'clone' of Google Maps which briefly hit the iOS App Store has been pulled. ClassicMaps was produced as an alternative to Apple's own...

Crazy Taxi Remake Heads To iOS

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 09.10.2012 | UK Tech

Sega has announced a remake of its beloved Crazy Taxi arcade and Dreamcast title for iOS. The game - in which players have to recklessly drive arou...

Google Maps Return To The iOS Store (Sort Of)

Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.12.2012 | UK Tech

The anger, rage and gnashing of teeth about Apple's iOS 6 Maps app has died down since the company's CEO apologised. But iPhone users are still get...

The Rise of the Rogue App and How to Protect Against Them

Ciaran Bradley | Posted 04.12.2012 | UK Tech
Ciaran Bradley

Smartphones have given us instant access to a range of services from games and maps to taxi booking and banking through apps. With smartphone use increasing, app downloads are only set to increase at the same pace. But as the number of apps and smartphones grow they are becoming an attractive target for the criminal gangs behind PC scams who are looking to expand into mobile.

Gay Bar 'Flash Mob' App Hits iOS Store

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 11.11.2012 | UK Tech

A new app to help groups of gay people 'create' gay bars at any time has hit the iOS App Store. The Welcoming Committee app is intended to help cre...