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‘Swing Copters,’ from the creator of ‘Flappy Bird,’ launches on August 21

‘Swing Copters,’ from the creator of ‘Flappy Bird,’ launches on August 21

In the early part of 2014, a lot of drama got kicked up around an iOS-based game called Flappy Bird. It eventually led the developer of the title, Dong Nguyen, to pull the game from the App Store. It eventually returned, but now Nguyen has a new game on the way: Swing Copters.

Apple adds Beats Music to ‘Apps Made by Apple’ list

Apple adds Beats Music to ‘Apps Made by Apple’ list

Beats Music, one of the reasons usually mentioned behind Apple’s recent purchase of Beats Electronics, has been getting quite a bit of attention lately. Most of which is from Apple, which has just added the application to a very prominent list within the App Store.

Mailbox for iOS updated, now supports Passbook and more

Mailbox for iOS updated, now supports Passbook and more

It’s been more than a year since Mailbox was purchased by Dropbox, but thankfully the app hasn’t been left to languish. After an update to version 2.0 in April of this year (with an update to fix issues with that one soon after), the app has been updated again, with even more features for users.

Apple offering Great discounts on 20 ‘Amazing Productivity apps’ for limited time

Apple offering Great discounts on 20 ‘Amazing Productivity apps’ for limited time

Apple has just launched a new promotion on the App Store where it is offering 20 productivity apps at discounted prices for a limited time.

We had covered quite a few of them in our App Deals post earlier today.

App Store revenue sets record in July with record number of customers making transactions

App Store revenue sets record in July with record number of customers making transactions

Apple is hot on the heels of officially announcing their third quarter 2014 results, and now the company has revealed that July has managed to be a record setting month for the company thanks to the App Store.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.