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The App Store is in constant danger of new release bombardments, sure, but many companies adhere to a regular, weekly bombing run beginning each Wednesday, through the wee hours of the night (UTC), dropping their new iPhone and iPad games on Apple's marketplace while many of us are snoozing. Last n...

December 16th 2010 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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From iPhone app ... to comic book? That's where Pocket God is apparently headed. The extremely popular iPhone app has "inked" a deal to release a set of comics based on the little islanders. The books will be available on the App Store first, in virtual form, and they will eventually take the form...

August 5th 2010 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Here's two big updates to big games on the App Store lately -- first up, the much-loved Canabalt has now gone universal, so if you have an iPhone and an iPad and have already purchased the app, you can now play it in full resolution on your iPad. Of course, if you haven't bought the app yet, what a...

June 22nd 2010 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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We've been livestreaming all day long from the floor of Macworld 2010, and our very first interview of the day was with Jeff Scott, both of 148Apps.com and the Best App Ever awards. Jeff just announced the Best App Ever winners (in all fifty-six categories) at the show last night, and he brought th...

February 11th 2010 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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With yesterday's announcement from Apple of its much hyped "latest creation" -- the iPad -- and the news that already existing iPhone applications (that means games too, folks) will be playable on the device, we started wondering how the developers of the world felt about this shiny new piece of ga...

January 28th 2010 at 2:20pm 0 Comments
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In just a few days, a UK couple will welcome their "iPhone baby." After three years of unsuccessful attempts at pregnancy, the couple downloaded an unnamed fertility calculator app. The mother-to-be, who wishes to remain anonymous, entered her temperature and other information daily. The app then d...

January 25th 2010 at 6:15pm 0 Comments
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The Brisbane Times reports that "Pacific people" are upset by the "torture and murder" of Pocket God's adorable island natives. The media outlet reports that a spokesperson for the Pacific Women's Information Network questions how people would react if players were killing Mexicans or Asians. She b...

April 30th 2009 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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During our interview with Danielle Cassley of Aurora Feint, I talked with her about OpenFeint, the code backbone for a social network that iPhone developers can use in their apps. Since then, a number of developers have added the interface to their apps, perhaps most notably Pocket God, which has us...

April 27th 2009 at 10:30am 0 Comments