Analytics site App Annie released a report today that confirmed Nintendo and Sony’s greatest fears, mobile gaming app revenue had lapped their sales twice. Android and iOS gaming revenue was 3 times that of dedicated portable consoles in 2013′s first quarter. The in depth report can be found here but the jist of it’s pretty clear: . . . → Read More: Android, iOS Gaming Revenue Three Times That of Handheld Consoles
Good news for Apple as the company’s iOS 6 software just received clearance from the United States Defense Department. . . . → Read More: iOS 6 gets green light from the US Defense Department
BlackBerry announced today that it is opening up its BlackBerry messenger platform and expanding it to iOS and Android. The expanded service will debut sometime this summer. . . . → Read More: BlackBerry expanding BlackBerry Messenger to iOS and Android this summer
Four members of the US House introduced a bill today that would allow anyone to tinker with any device they own. If it can get through congress, the Unlocking Technology Act of 2013 would ensure that any software and firmware that comes with a device can be modified legally by its owner, so long as they have the device physically (or via an agent) under their control, and have a legitimate contract to use a wireless provider’s network – and that it isn’t used for piracy. “This bill reflects the way we use this technology in our everyday lives,” said Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), who represents Silicon Valley and San Jose. . . . → Read More: “Unlocking Technology” Bill Aims to Allow Owners to Tinker With Their Devices
Sometimes, even the cops need a helping hand. . . . → Read More: Cops to Apple: Help! We Can’t Decrypt iPhones!
Mother’s Day is coming up this weekend, and T-Mobile is rolling out a deal that’s sure to make moms happy. T-Mobile will be offering a 16GB iPhone 5 for $0 down with the trade-in of an iPhone 4 or iPhone 4S . By trading in their iPhone 4 or iPhone 4S, qualifying customers will be able to purchase an iPhone 5 for $0 down, and have the monthly payments decreased from $20 a month to $15 . . . → Read More: T-Mobile Mother’s Day Deal: $0 Down For iPhone 5 With Trade-In of iPhone 4
The folks at SimplyZesty, which is self-described as a “full service digital agency,” have designed a rather nice new iOS 7 concept . . . . → Read More: New iOS 7 concept depicts ‘flatter’ UI design similar to Windows Phone