European Commission slams Apple for failing to protect consumers against in-app purchases [updated]

European Commission slams Apple for failing to protect consumers against in-app purchases [updated]

Ever since an increasing number of App Store developers have began offering free games with in-app purchases, known as a “freemium” model, there has been an avalanche of stories involving children going on iTunes spending sprees unbeknownst to  their parents. 

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Google Wallet updated, now lets you ask for money from inside the app, plus more

Google Wallet updated, now lets you ask for money from inside the app, plus more

At the end of December, an update to Google Wallet let iOS users add a credit card to the application just by taking a picture of it. Now, several months later, Google’s letting you ask for money right from inside the app, thanks to a new update.

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Jawbone UP app updated, now features redesigned food experience and weight management tools

Jawbone UP app updated, now features redesigned food experience and weight management tools

Jawbone continues to aim to be one of the main names in fitness, and by making sure their app continues to offer the newest features is one of the best ways to do that. With the newest update, Jawbone’s UP app brings plenty of worthwhile features into the mix.

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Overcast Podcast app now available after long wait, features Smart Speed and Voice Boost, plus more

Overcast Podcast app now available after long wait, features Smart Speed and Voice Boost, plus more

Some applications get a lot of attention as they are being built, and for anyone who is a fan of listening to podcasts, Overcast is one of those apps. After a long wait, with plenty of hype along the way, the application is now available in the App Store.

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ESPN Fantasy Football updated, brings more social media and new notifications to the mix

ESPN Fantasy Football updated, brings more social media and new notifications to the mix

For sports fans, sometimes you just need to build a fake team to really enjoy the drama. Luckily, there’s an app for that. And it’s just been updated, making it easier than ever to construct those fictional crew.

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PayPal updates iOS app to version 5.5, now lets users add loyalty cards, plus more

PayPal updates iOS app to version 5.5, now lets users add loyalty cards, plus more

Overtaking an entire market takes time, and PayPal has been at it for quite some time, but they are obviously not slowing down anytime soon. The company has just released a new version of their iOS-based app, and with it, a new way to pay for your favorite things.

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Download IGN’s Game of the Month ‘OTTTD’ for free

Download IGN’s Game of the Month ‘OTTTD’ for free

Each month, gaming website IGN partners with popular developers to offer a Free Game of the Month promotion. This month, it has joined forces with SMG Studio to give away OTTTD, a tower defense game for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch that normally costs between $2.99 and $4.99 on the App Store. 

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Nike Football puts the focus on the sport, from professional players to talking trash to friends

Nike Football puts the focus on the sport, from professional players to talking trash to friends

Considering the focus on the World Cup this year, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that Nike would launch a new Football-focused application into the iOS App Store. Nike Football brings the best parts of the game to your iOS-based device, while also making sure you don’t miss out on Nike products at the same time.

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‘Assassin’s Creed Pirates’ is now free as Apple’s App of the Week

‘Assassin’s Creed Pirates’ is now free as Apple’s App of the Week

Apple has announced Assassin’s Creed Pirates as its latest App of the Week, meaning that the exciting action-adventure stealth game has gone free on the App Store for the next seven days. Assassin’s Creed Pirates, based on the popular game franchise, launched on the App Store in December and regularly costs $4.99. 

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Minecraft: Pocket Edition 0.9.0 is a massive update that just hit the App Store

Minecraft: Pocket Edition 0.9.0 is a massive update that just hit the App Store

Minecraft: Pocket Edition is one of the most popular games on the App Store, consistently ranked among the top of the paid charts. This morning, after several months of development, the game has received a massive update with several new features that further bridges the gap between the mobile and desktop version of the game. 

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