Google has matched Apple's App Store for the first time, claiming some 700,000 apps available for Android. The company didn't tell Bloomberg that all of these apps were specifically available on its own Google Play online store, but in the war for bragging rights, Apple has one less weapon.
In this week's Free on iTunes, Vern Seward takes an exclusive look at The Wider Image, a free news app from Reuters that features photojournalists, and their images and stories.
Apple revamped Euro App Store pricing Friday morning, raising the minimum price of app in the process. The lowest price tier increased from €0.79 to €0.89, now roughly US$1.15, and the company cited changes in currency exchange rates as the reason for the change.
During Apple's media event Tuesday, CEO Tim Cook announced "jaw-dropping" statistics for the company's App and Book stores. Over 35 billion apps and 400 million books have now been downloaded from Apple's mobile stores, equating to over $6.5 billion in payments to developers.
Het Buddy, you got a light? How about 3, for free? Vern Seward explores 3 apps that feature light in this week's Free on iTunes. Magnifying Glass with Light, Night Light, and Flashlight.
Vern Seward takes a look at three free and innovative iOS apps in this week's Free on iTunes. They are World Series of Yahtzee, TNW, and The Silent History.
Griffin Technology has released the rugged and colorful Survivor case for iPhone 5, complete with belt clip which doubles as another layer of security. There are currently 11 color options and another eight will be available shortly. One problem noted was the difficulty in removing the iPhone from the case.
Love jazz? Like Jazz? You think jazz is OK? Check out Blue Note, a free app for iPad feature by Vern Seward in this week's Free on iTunes.
A major outage Sunday night is preventing all purchases from Apple's content stores, including Apps, iTunes, and Books. Users currently cannot purchase new content, update existing content, or restore previously purchased items.
iMessage is nice, but did you ever wish there was more than just text and pix? In this installment of Free on iTunes, Vern Seward take a look at an app that does give you more, for free! Voxer.
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