The many twists and turns of hardware

More posts by this contributor The mystery of the public marketplace Getting to the root of the revenue multiple Note: This is the final article in a three-part series on valuation thoughts for...

New Harry Potter game, launching today, lets players enroll in Hogwarts

  In the first step of what could be an endless exploration of the wizarding world of Harry Potter, the Los Angeles mobile games studio Jam City  is releasing its Harry Potter:...

iOS 11’s new App Store boosts downloads by 800% for featured apps

When Apple launched its new App Store in iOS 11 back in September, it aimed to offer app developers better exposure, as well as a better app discovery experience for...

U.S. iPhone users spent 23% more in apps in 2017 than the year before

Games, dating apps and streaming services contributed to a rise in consumer spending in iPhone apps last year, according to new data from app store intelligence firm, Sensor Tower. The...

App Store shrank for first time in 2017 thanks to crackdowns on spam, clones...

The App Store shrank for the first time in 2017, according to a new report from Appfigures. The report found the App Store lost 5 percent of its total apps...

Self-care apps are booming

Millennials may be a bit obsessed with self-care — and it’s beginning to pay off for the makers of self-care and digital wellness apps. According to data from multiple app store...

What Apple’s education announcements mean for accessibility

Steven Aquino Contributor Steven Aquino is a freelance tech writer and iOS accessibility expert. More posts by this contributor At this month’s WWDC, Apple unveiled refined accessibility tools The pleasure and the pain of the...

Reactant is a new native framework for iOS apps

Just when you thought it was safe to go back to Xcode, a small Czech team called Brightify has created Reactant, a framework that makes...

Apple streamlines iTunes 12.7 by removing the App Store

The App Store tab won’t be in the latest version of iTunes. Apple has made a significant change to the latest version of iTunes for MacOS...

Tinder hits top grossing app in the App Store on heels of Tinder Gold...

Tinder has hit number 1 in the App Store’s top grossing category for the very first time. Claiming top spot in the App Store likely has...

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Verse banks $8.3M Series A to accelerate its p2p payments play...

Another player in the packed p2p payments space is announcing an $8.3 million Series A funding round today. SF...